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    A problematic album tops the album list

    Last week's number one album on the Finnish album charts was Vultures 1, co-released by US rapper Kanye West and Ty Dolla Sign. Instead of its music, the album has been in the headlines in recent days mainly because of its copyright violations.


    Check out the latest additions to the popular summer festivals here

    Finland's summer festivals are currently announcing their latest additions to the line-up.


    Women’s music making and performing continues to grow

    This year's Grammy Awards helped confirm a recent US study that found the proportion of women as performers and creators of popular music continued to rise last year.


    The CD recovery begins

    Much has been said in recent years about the increasing popularity of vinyl records. Now it seems that the CD is also making a slow comeback.


    Indie Awards honours alternative musicians

    The fifth edition of the Indie Awards was presented at an invitation-only event at the Helsinki Tiivistämö.


    Latin music continues to grow in popularity

    If statistics were to predict the music year 2024, one trend seems clear: the popularity of Latin music will continue to grow.

    Kuvassa kiharahiuksinen mies, jolla mustasankaiset silmälasit ja kaulahuivi. Taustalla maisema, jossa peltoa ja metsän reuna.

    Can artificial intelligence become OK?

    Long-time musician and AI researcher Martin Clancy believes in the potential of music. According to Clancy, when used responsibly, AI can add value to the creative process and the music ecosystem. National solutions to the problems need to be sought.


    Many favourite bands return to the stage

    For those who spent their youth in the 1990s and 2000s, it’s going to be a real nostalgia summer as several of famous bands, from Don Huonot to PMMP and Kingston Wall, return to the stage.


    Gramex joins Human Artistry -campaign

    Gramex joined the global Human Artistry campaign to promote the use of responsible AI and the future of genuine creative work. The principles have been signed by hundreds of organisations from more than 30 countries.


    Gramex made fourth annual payment

    In December, Gramex paid out 4.3 million EUR in the fourth distribution of the year, in which around 8 000 Finnish music performers and producers received remuneration. This year was the first year in which Gramex made four distributions for all main use types such as public performance and broadcasting.