Copyright & Media Update – 2/17/17

February 17, 2017

Chance The Rapper, Amazon, Anghami, Streaming Partnership & More

HYPEBOT.COM: It’s clear that streaming is the present and future of music consumption.  Chance The Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ was the first streaming-only album to win a Grammy this past weekend, Prince’s Warner Bros. catalog was streamed almost 5 million times in two days (up 6,323% from the previous two days) after being released onto more streaming platforms, and more and more services are popping up to compete with streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music.  READ MORE…

How to Use Instagram Live

BY TA’RIKAH JONES: The latest trend in the social media world, is live streaming. Last year we saw real time videos blow up on Facebook, shortly after it made its way to Instagram. Instagram Live is a great way to showcase new music, give your fans a behind-the-scenes look into your life, or just have a Q&A session. READ MORE….

Judge Refuses to Dismiss ‘Timeless’ Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

BY TED JOHNSON: A federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that NBC’s “Timeless” is a ripoff of a Spanish TV time travel series. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson, in a ruling issued on Wednesday, denied a motion to dismiss the lawsuit. Sony and other defendants had asked the court to toss the case. READ MORE…

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