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

Apple has hired a couple of senior TV executives for what’s described as “newly created positions overseeing all aspects of video programming” – via MusicAlly

Royalty Exchange, an online marketplace where songwriters can sell a portion of their royalty stream, has closed a $6.4m convertible note to help fuel its growth. – via Billboard 

Natalie Bassingthwaighte joins cast of Ten’s drama The Wrong Girl – via Media Week

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Christopher Cross announces Australian Tour – via Select Touring

Melbourne’s EXEK signs with Superior Viaduct’s sub-label W.25TH – via SV

Tim Dellow, of Transgressive Records, has been elected by the Board as AIM’s first Chairperson. He will drive the organisation’s strategic direction. 0- via RotD

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2017 adds festival closing parties featuring Billy Davis, Cool Out Sun and Hip Hop Hooray – Deadly Style – via L&B

Paris Jackson appears on the cover of this month’s Australian Vogue – via Vogue

Existing Apple Music subscribers can now pay for a year’s subscription at $99, a 17%+ saving on the monthly option. – via TechCrunch

Set Mo take their extended set party to Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney this August. – via Set Mo

Syco Music has signed Ina Wroldsen, one of the world’s leading songwriters, to a major recording contract. – via RotD

Barry Gibb has revealed that he was the victim of abuse as a child when a man tried to molest him when he was four. – via Mail

Vice Media has raised $450m from private equity firm TPG, who will use the investment to build a global scripted studio, as well as develop new over-the-top streaming video and direct-to-consumer offerings. – via Billboard