TV music, Tencent, Soundgarden
CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from recent weeks, including criticism of US TV company Discovery Networks' new deal for songwriters, why Tencent may take a larger stake in Universal Music than expected, and the dispute over Soundgarden's final album. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.
• Discovery, Netflix and Epidemic Sound in the spotlight as the debate around audio-visual royalties gains momentum
• Tencent’s Universal Music stake could go up to 30%
• Dispute between Soundgarden and Chris Cornell’s widow goes legal