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Here Is Exactly What’s Going Down Between UMG And TikTok — And Why It’s Not As Clear-Cut As You May Think


The record label represents several high-profile musicians, including Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, and Justin Bieber, and its contract with the popular app expired Wednesday.

In the letter, UMG explained, “In our contract renewal discussions, we have been pressing them on three critical issues—appropriate compensation for our artists and songwriters, protecting human artists from the harmful effects of AI, and online safety for TikTok’s users.”

And while positive steps had been taken in combating artificial intelligence and keeping TikTok users safe, UMG said that discussions about artist and songwriter compensation haven’t been as satisfactory. 

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