Will AI Hurt or Help the Music Industry?

Amid the ongoing Hollywood writers and actors’ strikes, musicians are now concerned about the use of artificial intelligence in their industry. They worry about how AI will automate music releases and the gray areas in copyright laws.

The ownership rights over the creation of a melody are a significant component of the music business.… Read the rest

Donald Trump AI Rap Track Reaches High on US iTunes Chart

A song featuring AI-generated vocals of Donald Trump rapping about his latest arrest has secured second place on the iTunes rap chart and number 20 on the overall US iTunes chart. The track, titled “First Day Out,” takes aim at the former US president’s political opponents, including the Clintons and the “radical left,” and promises to complete the wall between Mexico and the US while stopping the New World Order.… Read the rest

YouTube and Universal Music Collaborate on Music AI Incubator

In an era of rapid technological advancement, the music industry is on the cusp of a transformative disruption. Software has the ability to generate songs that are increasingly indistinguishable from those created by humans. YouTube has now joined forces with Universal Music Group (UMG) to establish a Music AI Incubator, a groundbreaking collaboration that aims to reshape the landscape of the music industry.… Read the rest

The Impact of AI on Jobs and Culture

The debate surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) has reached a boiling point in Western culture. Hollywood screenwriters, actors, and studio bosses are drawing a line when it comes to the role of generative machine learning in shaping our stories. The concern is that AI will replace human creators and pass off their work as machine-generated.… Read the rest

YouTube Partners with Music Labels to Develop AI Strategy

YouTube has announced a partnership with record labels to establish guidelines for the treatment of AI-generated music on its platform. The collaboration aims to address issues related to copyright protection and provide monetization opportunities for both companies and creators.

In a blog post, YouTube outlined its plans to invest in enhancing its rights management system, Content ID, and updating policies on manipulated content uploads.… Read the rest

YouTube Launches AI Music Principles and AI Incubator

YouTube has announced the release of AI music principles and the launch of an AI initiative in collaboration with Universal Music Group. The project, called the AI Music Incubator, aims to build a safe and profitable ecosystem for music and video, while ensuring that artists and songwriters maintain their creative integrity and receive fair compensation.… Read the rest