TikTok, one of the most popular social networks of the moment, definitely took it back music Of Taylor Swift, Adele, The Weeknd, The Beatles. From this moment it can no longer be heard platform After not reaching an agreement with universal group Regarding compensation.
All recorded music is licensed universal music group (UMG) has been removed from the music library Tik Tok As of Thursday, and all videos featuring Universal-licensed music have been muted.
Taylor Swift’s music and many artists disappeared
After talks broke down, Universal on Tuesday accused TikTok of “trying to build a business based on music, without paying a fair price for the music.” Adequate compensation was also among the issues raised in the talks. artist’s and online security for musicians, users, and harm protection for artists artificial intelligence (AI), the company added.
TikTok said in a statement that it was “sad and disappointing universal music group Has put his greed above the interests of his artists.
Grupo Universal accuses TikTok of not taking care of its artists’ music
Repertoire of universal It’s huge and includes miles From musicians like Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry, Danna Paola, Elton John, U2 and Bob Dylan. Despite its huge user base, Tik Tok The record represents only 1% of Universal’s total revenue, the company said.
Universal also pointed out other problems, such as the large number of recordings being produced. I am a On the platform, as well as what he described as a lack of efforts to address non-compliance music Of artists.
Owned by Chinese company ByteDance, Tik Tok It is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with over a billion users. And it is an important platform for emerging artists and record labels use it as a promotional tool.