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Thursday February 24th 2022
Synchblog Highlights
Key Takeaways from AIM Sync 2022
The event covered licensing trends across gaming, streaming platforms and more.

The Winner Takes It All: What Does Catalog’s Dominance Mean for the Future of the Music Business?
Catalog represents 70% of the US music market. What does this mean for the industry?

Brands and Music Licensing Across the Metaverse
How brands are interacting with the metaverse and what this means for music licensing.

Independent Publishers Call for a Greater Share of Streaming Revenues
IMPF’s Global Market View report examines the independent music publishing sector.
In the News

BlackRock, Warner Music invest $750 million in female and diverse artists
The companies seek stakes in newer music copyrights in partnership with Influence Media. (WSJ)

The major music companies are in a race to hire the best Web3 talent
This activity hints at the impact Web3 will have on music in the months ahead. (MBW)

Spirit Music Group acquires 90% of Jason Aldean’s recorded music catalog
$100m+ deal encompasses nine albums in total including 24 no.1 songs. (Music Row)

WMG strikes ‘first-of-its-kind’ deal with blockchain gaming developer Splinterlands
WMG says that the deal makes it the first major to partner with this kind of company. (WMG)

Brazilian regulator clears Sony Music’s Som Livre acquisition
The acquisition stretches Sony’s lead as the largest recorded music company in Brazil. (MBW)

Women in music pioneers: groundbreaking female executives
Billboard recognizes six female executives who shaped the music industry. (Billboard)

Music Industry Jobs
Royalty Analyst – SongVest (Remote)
The Royalty Analyst primary responsibility is processing, gathering, reviewing, analyzing, and presenting royalty data in an organized manner.

Assistant, Mechanical Licensing – Kobalt Music Group (New York)
The ideal candidate is just starting their career in the music industry and interested in career growth within administration. 

Music Consultant, Advertising - Audio Network (London)
As a Music Consultant, you’ll participate and contribute in weekly and monthly team meetings, providing insight and guidance into how working hours are spent.

Our jobs board is 100% free. Get in touch to post a listing.
Client Sync of the Week
“Work It” by North Star Media artists That Chicc & Barks IV was featured in a Super Bowl ad for monday.com! 🏈🎵
See you next time! If you have any queries or ideas, feel free to drop us an email at info@synchtank.com

Best wishes,
The Synchtank Team
www.synchtank.com
Synchtank provides software solutions for managing assets, rights, and metadata, as well as copyright registration, royalty collection, and accounting. Find out more here.
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