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Thursday 28th July 2022
Synchblog Highlights
Licensing, Lawsuits and Revenue Sharing: Meta’s Evolving Relationship with the Music Industry
From lawsuits to a new revenue sharing model, it's been an eventful week for Meta.

Royalty Tech Spotlight: (FKA Jammber)
Mozaic's aim is to become the go to platform for sharing royalties, payments and credits.

Music Publishing in the Age of The Songwriter Report – Part 4: Digital Drivers of Growth
In Part 4 we look to the future and the next wave of opportunities for music publishers.

This Fortnight in Sync Licensing and Music Supervision (July 22)
We run through the latest sync and music supervision news over the past fortnight. 
In the News
Facebook to share a proportion of ad revenue with music rightsholders for UGC
A big move from Mark Zuckerberg's company, as it lays down gauntlet to TikTok. (MBW)

Key stats from the CMA’s music and streaming update report
The regulator has decided not to launch a full market investigation. (Music Ally)

Inside the multi-billion dollar battle royale over music-streaming royalties
At stake is the future of the music biz and the livelihood of the American songwriter. (Variety)

Rep. Rashida Tlaib wants to make sure musicians are actually paid for their music
Tlaib is proposing a Congressional Resolution to create a new streaming royalty. (Rolling Stone)

Royalty growth requires changing more than how they’re calculated
Why the path to higher payouts industry-wide requires more than one solution. (Billboard)

Spotify adds subscribers, ad revenue despite fears of U.S. economic malaise
The streaming company surpassed forecasts, growing its subscriber base by 19% in Q2. (WSJ)
Industry Report Recap
📣 All 4 parts of our comprehensive music publishing report are out now. 📣
Music Industry Jobs
Marketing and Content Assistant – Synchtank (Remote)
You will assist in Synchtank’s day-to-day marketing activities with a focus on inbound marketing, driving sales and expanding our thought leadership strategy.

Synchronization Coordinator – Wise Music (Santa Monica)
Wise Music are seeking to recruit an outstanding professional to join their Publishing Licensing team in Santa Monica. 

Director of Sales & Music Licensing – BAM Music (LA or NYC)

You will play an active part in taking BAM’s US operations to the next level and contribute to the overall success of the global company.

Our jobs board is 100% free. Get in touch to post a listing.
Client Sync of the Week
Check out this new Chevy Blazer EV spot featuring "Got To Have That" by LÒNIS x Little League, repped by our client peermusic. 🚗🔥
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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