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Here's your weekly go-to for the latest music business articles related to trends, news, market development, equity and inclusion, and important changes in today's evolving music industry. 

CBC Live Music Venues Struggle to Stay Afloat Amid Skyrocketing Insurance Rates as Pandemic Recedes

Refinery 29 The Music Industry Has Failed Black Women Survivors

The Guardian Annie Mac on Women in the Music Industry: ‘There’s Still a Long Way to Go’

Toronto Star Fefe Dobson and Tyler Shaw: How Two Canadian Musicians Fight to Be Heard in an Industry That Tiptoes Around Race

Recording Academy Making Change: A Conversation With Jeff Harleston | Black Music Collective Podcast

Hypebot Keychange Opens Artist Support Program as Major Music Company Gender Equality Pledges Pass 500

Exclaim Cadence Weapon Shares How the "Extractive and Predatory" Music Industry Nearly Derailed His Career

The Globe and Mail Canadian Startup Side Door Aims to Democratize the Concert Business

Digital Music News SoundExchange Royalties Reach $947 Million In 2020, Up 4% Year-Over-Year

Music Business Worldwide Indie Labels Loathe Spotify’s Discovery Mode – but DIY Giants Are Loving It

Music x Wait, Is Spotify Trying to Make All Musicians Creators?

The Information Spotify Explores Expansion Into Events

Hypebot Marketing Music on Tiktok: Going Viral or a Black Hole Spiral?

The Motley Fool Can Snap's Universal Music Deal Help It Counter TikTok?

Digital Music News How To Break Through The Noise In 2021

Synchtank Could This Automated Advertising Platform Drive $3 Billion in Revenue for Catalog Music?

Pitchfork The Small-Town Touring Boom Is Coming

Digital Music News Instagram Is Going Beyond ‘Square Photos’ — But What Does That Mean?

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