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Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal  —  IPhone maker plans to pay record labels smaller percentage  —  Paid streaming service has revived music industry; sales up … Techmeme

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Apple Music nabs former Spotify exec to work with indie labels

Apple has hired a former Spotify executive to work with smaller, independent labels. Steve Savoca joined Apple Music in January after five years as Spotify’s Vice President of Content. When he joined Spotify back in 2011, Savoca became one of the Swedish firm’s first American employees. He served as global head of label relations, and […]