uk: Music stars set to reap YouTube windfall

More than 50,000 music artists from Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen to Sir Paul McCartney and Spamalot creator Eric Idle will now get paid when their tracks are used as backing music for clips on YouTube, in a new deal between the music industry and the website.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/aug/30/youtube.netmusic
http://iht.com/articles/2007/08/30/business/youtube.php
http://nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Britain-YouTube-Music.html
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/the_web/article2355094.ece

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