Music Tech
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Songtradr, a Santa Monica-based music rights and licensing startup with deep Aussie ties, has been gobbling up smaller competitors in the past several months. On Monday, it announced it raised $50 million in Series D funding.

Since January, Songtradr acquired four music licensing businesses, including creative music agency MassiveMusic and livestreaming-focused licensing platform Pretzel.

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Songtradr's acquisition on Wednesday of creative music agency MassiveMusic marks the latest step in its quest to become the leading B2B music licensing marketplace.
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Legendary musician Quincy Jones is throwing his weight behind an environmentally friendly L.A.-based the new non-fungible token (NFT) platform is geared toward musicians and their fans.

Jones himself will release NFTs on the platform, called OneOf, as well as H.E.R., Jacob Collier, The Kid LAROI, Charlie Puth, G-Eazy, TLC, Swedish DJ Alesso and Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora.

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