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Is YouTube paying the music industry enough in royalties?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Is YouTube paying the music industry enough in royalties?
YouTube says its paid the music industry $1bn (£794m) in royalties this year. But that's still not enough according to record companies. They say YouTube does not pay a fair rate to musicians and record labels, and is slow to police illegal and pirated material uploaded by its users. Nine of the 10 most-watched clips on YouTube are music videos, topped by Psy's "Gangnam Style." James Brydges has been finding out more from music law expert Elliot Chalmers.
Guests:

James Brydges, Elliot Chalmers


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: The 39th Anniversary of Elvis' death, and his staggering posthumous career.

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: The 39th Anniversary of Elvis' death, and his staggering posthumous career.
For fans of Rock and Roll, August 16th marks a significant day. On this day in 1977 the world learned of the news that Elvis Presley had died. Despite his passing, his music career hasn't ground to a halt. According to Forbes, the Presley estate earned an estimated $55million in 2015. So just how successful has his posthumous career been? Joe Aldridge investigates.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Joe Aldridge


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