Fairness Rocks News Apple Music is using Shazam to solve the streaming industry’s problem with DJ mixes


Fairness Rocks News Apple Music is using Shazam to solve the streaming industry’s problem with DJ mixes

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Author: Amanda Silberlling

Date: September 9, 2021

Original Source: Tech Crunch

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Apple Music is using Shazam to solve the streaming industry’s problem with DJ mixes

Apple Music announced today that it’s created a process to properly identify and compensate all of the individual creators involved in making a DJ mix. Using technology from the audio-recognition app Shazam, which Apple acquired in 2018 for $400 million, Apple Music is working with major and independent labels to devise a fair way to divide streaming royalties among DJs, labels and artists who appear in the mixes. This is intended to help DJ mixes retain long-term monetary value for all creators involved, making sure that musicians get paid for their work even when other artists iterate on it. And, as one of Apple’s first major integrations of Shazam’s technology, it appears that the company saw value in it.

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