Spinlet, Africa’s largest music streaming service has been appointed as the first International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) manager from Nigeria. This status which is conferred by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, IFPI, an organization representing the recording industry internationally enables Spinlet to assign unique ISRC codes to recordings on behalf of its clients including artists, labels, and other producers of sound and video recordings in Nigeria.
International Standard Recording Code is the international identification system for sound recordings and music video recordings. It is required by most digital distribution companies and download sites to sell content online. Each individual recording is given a unique 12-digit identification code based on country, registrant, and year, removing ambiguity and simplifying the management of rights when recordings are used across different formats, countries, distribution channels, and products. Spinlet’s appointment as an ISRC manager will also see the company engage with the recording industry to ensure that local practitioners further understand the benefits of this internationally standardized identifier.
Reacting to the positive development, Nkiru Balonwu, CEO of Spinlet said “International Standard Recording Code is hugely beneficial in music identification, particularly …read more
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