CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including BMG’s announcement that it is eliminating a controversial, artist unfriendly clause from its record contracts and whether other labels might follow suit, plus what the members of BTS serving military service could mean for both the band and the South Korean economy.
01: BMG’s contracts (00:04:26)
02: BTS’s conscription (00:18:22)
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STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• BMG to eliminate ‘controlled composition’ deductions in all record contracts
• South Korean politician suggests BTS members should be offered “special alternative” to mandatory military service