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Thursday 16th June 2022
Synchblog Highlights
NMPA 2022 Annual Meeting: Key Takeaways for Music Publishers & Songwriters
David Israelite runs through the biggest issues facing the music publishing sector.

Publishing Catch-Up: Justin Timberlake Sells Catalog to Hipgnosis, The Top Music Publishers of 2021, CISAC's Latest ISWC Advancements
We catch up on the latest music publishing headlines, from new deals to signings.

Will Economic Uncertainty Slow Down the Music Catalog Boom?
Experts in the field give us their take on the current state of the acquisition market. 

How Can Advancements in AI Music Metadata Revolutionize Sync?
We profile two AI music metadata companies to asses the potential of this technology.
In the News
Goldman Sachs: The music biz is going to be worth even MORE than we thought
Goldman releases a lot of numbers... that will make music's biggest investors very happy. (MBW)

Music licensing tech startup Songclip strikes strategic partnership with NMPA
Deal comes just days after Songclip announced a partnership with UMG. (MBW)

#CryptoCrash: what it means & doesn't mean for music
The sad reality is: music goes where money goes. (MUSIC x)

The ins and outs of music catalog sales, explained by the experts
An insightful panel discussion from the Milken Institute Global Conference(Variety)

How TikTok is changing marketing in the music industry and beyond
Artists and civilians alike chafe at the pressures of presenting themselves online(NYT)

Here’s what Kate Bush’s ‘Stranger Things’ boost is worth
How one of the biggest TV placements in years has impacted Bush's catalog revenue. (Billboard)
Event Spotlight
Thanks to DDEX for a putting on a fantastic BIG Summit and Plenary Meeting! Great to see the industry coming together to discuss data issues and improving the flow of money in the digital ecosystem.
Client Sync of the Week
Summer Kennedy's "Come Alive", repped by our client Position Music, soundtracks this promo spot for Wimbledon 2022. 🎾🏓
See you next time! If you have any queries or ideas, feel free to drop us an email at

Best wishes,
The Synchtank Team
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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