Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

Global royalty collections for creators have hit a new record high of €9.2 billion (US$10.1 billion) annually, up 6% on the previous year according to new figures published by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) today – via CISAC

Flume, Client Liaison and Briggs among GQ Men of the Year award winners – via GQ

According to papers filed, NPG asserts that Tidal fraudulently drafted and backdated documents relating to the original deal to feature Prince’s classic songs on the streaming service. – via DMN

Electronic Music Conference unveils EMCPlay 2017 program feat. curated parties by S.A.S.H, Of Leisure, Mellum x House of Mince, Cake Wines & more – via EMC

Stone Temple Pilots hire former X-Factor contestant Jeff Gutt as their new singer – via Consequence of Sound

Spotify’s biggest Latin playlist is rolling out video internationally. – via Verge

Amy Shark has been announced as Apple Music’s Up Next Artist, the first Australian artist to receive the feature – via Apple

Beth Appleton appointed GM, Warner Music Australia & SVP Marketing Australasia – via WMG

Users of Facebook Groups and Events will be able to contribute to a Facebook Story visible to the rest of the members and moderated by the admins. – via TechCrunch

KIIS 1065’s Kyle & Jackie O gave every caller that made it on air this morning a free wedding. – via Media Week

BMG appoints Tom ‘Grover’ Biery as EVP Recorded Music, North America. – via Billboard

Eminem’s Music Appeals To Psychopaths According To New Study – via HipHopDX

The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the BPI have awarded a further £182,000 through the Music Exports Growth Scheme (MEGS) to help UK artists achieve success in international markets. – via RotD