Common Music Group (UMG) is predicted to take away the music catalog from TikTok ranging from January 31 (native time) after unsuccessful extension negotiations with TikTok concerning truthful compensation and AI safety.
This has a big effect on KPOP artists collaborating with Common Music Group as TikTok now contributes considerably to a track changing into viral and reaching a wider viewers.
Specifically, HYBE Labels beforehand grew to become a companion with UMG, so all artists underneath HYBE will probably have their music faraway from TikTok. JYP additionally cooperates with Republic Document, a document label underneath UMG. Some netizens additionally presume that their music part can even be faraway from TikTok.
In addition to, there are a variety of different Kpop artists who may also be affected, comparable to BLACKPINK, (G)I-DLE, TRI•BE, Jeon Somi, and so forth and even artists releasing music in Japan by UMG.
Nevertheless, many different netizens consider that the collaboration between KPOP firms and UMG shouldn’t be thought-about on this state of affairs and these firms can straight negotiate to maintain their music on TikTok.