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The European Parliament advocates for authors and diversity on music streaming platforms

According to the European legislative body, streaming platforms wield significant influence in the music industry. However, the absence of European regulations raises concerns about fairness in revenue distribution and algorithm transparency. A call to action Through a resolution passed last November, with 23 votes in favor, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) affiliated to the…

Unison interviews Robert Singerman, VP International Publishing at LyricFind

Entrepreneur managed &/or booked James Brown, Fela, Suzanne Vega, Gipsy Kings, R.E.M., Bad Brains, Sun Ra, Violent Femmes. Directed US/Can Europe, Brazil & France’s music export offices, music trade missions globally. SVP LyricFind, EVP .MUSIC, Partner; Mondo, SyncSummit, Heaven11, Venue Pilot, Songtradr, YouBloom. 19 year+ mission is giving music human translated, legal, subtitles;.YouTube subtitles due…

Get to know GUZZU with UNISON

We are thrilled to introduce you to GUZZU, a groundbreaking Web3 platform that is transforming the music industry’s digital merchandising landscape. So, what exactly is GUZZU? It is a platform that enables artists to unleash their creativity and monetize their digital assets. By leveraging blockchain technology, GUZZU empowers creators to connect with their fans on…

Music companies launch lyrics education programme

BELEM, a Creative Europe EU-funded co-operation project, has launched an educational programme to build capacity for publishers, labels and artists to better monetise lyrics. Led by Unison, the education programme was launched at the Westway Lab event in Guimarães, Portugal.  The BELEM education programme will consist of twelve individual webinars, each one covering different topics,…

Our Unison Recap 2022: a great year!

January has passed in a blink of an eye. A month of review of last year’s achievements and getting the engines tuned and prepared for the year ahead.  When looking back at 2022, we could not be more proud of Unison’s achievements and developments. We have continued to grow and to deliver value to our…

Spain will strengthen its regulation of copyright and related rights with the creation of the Spanish Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Office

On 27 December 2022, the Council of Ministers approved the Bill for the creation of the Copyright and Related Rights Office. This office, created in the image and likeness of the institutional architecture of other neighbouring countries -such as France or Portugal- is one of the measures included in Spain’s Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan…