Fairness Rocks News China is banning music that ‘insults or defames others’ in its 50,000 karaoke venues


Fairness Rocks News China is banning music that ‘insults or defames others’ in its 50,000 karaoke venues

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Author: Tim Ingham

Date: August 23, 2021

Original Source: Music Business Worldwide

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China is banning music that ‘insults or defames others’ in its 50,000 karaoke venues

China has never had a more powerful presence in the global music industry.

In 2020, according to IFPI data, China was the seventh biggest recorded music market in the world, with its annual trade revenues leaping up by over a third to top $790 million.

Just last week, Universal Music Group (UMG) – the world’s biggest music rightsholder – expanded its label operations in China, launching a division of Republic Records in the territory.

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