SANTA MONICA, Calif., and HILVERSUM, The Netherlands, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Group N.V. (EURONEXT: UMG) announces today that its agreement with TikTok is set to expire on January 31, 2024.
The companies have not agreed to terms for a new agreement and upon expiration of the current agreement, Universal Music Group, including Universal Music Publishing Group, will cease licensing content to TikTok and TikTok Music services.
For more information, please see our “Open Letter to the Artist and Songwriter Community” here.
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