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8th October 2021

IFPI CTO Richard Gooch talks music metadata on The Music Ally Podcast

IFPI CTO Richard Gooch joined journalist Joe Sparrow on The Music Ally Podcast to talk all things music metadata “If you’re listening to the radio there in Berlin and you hear a Jamaican track played, there is a mechanism in place for the rights holder in Jamaica to get paid for that – that’s because […]

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8th October 2021

Javier Asensio named in Billboard’s 2021 Latin Power Players

Javier Asensio, IFPI’s Regional Director of Latin America, has been included in Billboard’s Latin Power Players, an annual list of executives leading the charge within the genre. See the full list here.

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7th July 2021

IFPI’s Sub-Saharan Africa Office Takes Charge of Vital Data System Underpinning Recording Industry

IFPI is administering the International Standard Recording Code for the region 7th July 2021 – Music creators in Sub-Saharan Africa now have improved access to an essential tool enabling them to identify their recordings and manage how they are used in all parts of the world. IFPI, the organisation representing the recording industry worldwide, has announced […]

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5th July 2021

IFPI and music groups in Brazil help tackle music streaming manipulation

5th July 2021 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Brazilian national group, Pro-Música Brasil, have announced further successful actions against music streaming manipulation services in the country, following fourteen sites ceasing to offer the service last year. Already, more than 65 streaming manipulation services have been affected by […]

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14th June 2021

IFPI and 17 representatives from Europe’s creative sectors raise concerns regarding the European Commission’s guidance on Article 17

Read the full letter here.

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12th June 2021

Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, Awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

11th June 2021 – Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, the organisation that represents the recording industry worldwide, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Moore joins the Members of the Order of the British Empire and is recognised for her services to the music industry in the list unveiled on 11th […]

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