New Head of Distribution
At year end Claudia Salazar was appointed Head of Distribution at STIM. The past two years she has worked in London as a Senior Consultant on behalf of ICE.
STIM and ICE sign a 5-year contract
STIM has extended the business relationship with ICE for the delivery of music copyright services.
Alfons Karabuda New Acting CEO
Alfons Karabuda is appointed Acting CEO as former Acting CEO Helena Woodcock choses to reassume her position as STIM Legal Counsel.
Karsten Dyhrberg Nielsen new CEO of STIM
In these times of rapid change, it's more important than ever to maintain a collective system for protecting authors."
YouTube and the next step
After five years of negotiations, STIM signed an agreement with YouTube this past fall.
STIM merges with a subsidiary
Subsidiary CEE becomes part of STIM. The merger will help to meet the market's service requirements in licensing and payments.
Håkan Hildingsson new interim CEO at NCB
NCB's board has appointed Håkan Hildingsson (presently Market Director at NCB) new interim CEO at NCB.
ICE to deliver Copyright Services to SABAM
SABAM, the Belgian music collecting society, have signed a 5-year service contract with International Copyright Enterprise Services AB (ICE) for the delivery of Music Copyright Services.
The Swedish music industry is growing
1.5 new, healthy SEK billion to the music industry in four years! Since the association Musiksverige published its first report "The music industry in numbers 2010" the industry's turnover has increased by 25 percent.
Rescheduled distribution for streaming
We are pleased to announce that Spotify royalties for the third quarter of 2014, which were to be paid in March 2015, will now be paid in December.
Max Martin wins his first Grammy
Martin “Max Martin” Sandberg has received his first Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.
Polar Music Prize to Emmylou Harris and Evelyn Glennie
Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie and Emmylou Harris, American country music icon are this years Polar prize lauerates.
The nominees for the Swedish Music Export Prize
The Swedish Government has announced the nominees for their annual music export prize. All of them are STIM affiliated music creators.
Max Martin awarded twice by the Swedish Government
On Thursday the 19th, Stim affiliated producer and song writer Martin Sandberg received the Swedish Governments 2014 Music Export Prize along with the honorary price for lengthy and substantial efforts in promoting Swedish music export.
New CEO at ICE
The parent companies, PRS for Music and STIM, have appointed Craig Nunn, currently CFO of PRSfM, as interim CEO of ICE.
STIM and music publisher Kobalt end licensing cooperation
STIM and the music publisher Kobalt have decided not to extend their collaboration agreement signed in the spring of 2013. The partnership included a direct licensing solution for multi-territorial digital music services across Europe.
New report: Music Export Strategy 2015/2016
In 2013 Export Music Sweden and Musiksverige issued a questionnaire to organizations in the Swedish music industry to explore their views on target markets for export. In 2015 a follow-up survey was conducted.
Swedish success at the Ascap Pop Awards
At this years Ascap Pop Awards Swedish acts were in the forefront. Max Martin won the category "Songwriter of the Year" for the fifth consecutive time which lands him an amazing total of eight awards.
New license model for synchronisation
Starting June 1 NCB is launching a new licensing model for synchronization, which is the use of music in film and television productions. The model is the same for the entire Nordic region and contains flat rates and routines regarding direct licencing.
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