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  • YouTube Wants to Use AI to Let You Mimic Your Favourite Musician

    YouTube Wants to Use AI to Let You Mimic Your Favourite Musician

    As AI-generated songs run rampant across the internet, YouTube looks to get in front of it by legally licensing out artist voices. The platform developed a tool powered by artificial intelligence that would reproduce the vocals of musical artists, allowing fans to have them sing whatever they want, but talks with major labels have apparently…


  • AI-Generated Drake and The Weeknd Song Submitted to the Grammys

    AI-Generated Drake and The Weeknd Song Submitted to the Grammys

    As the tidal wave of hare-brained AI innovation continues to slam into our society, music is proving to be a battleground. After an AI-generated song called “Heart on My Sleeve” mimicked Drake and The Weeknd’s vocals and stylings, that same song has been submitted to the Grammys. The track was developed by a mysterious persona known…


  • Google and Universal Music Discuss Making an AI Tool to Replicate Artists’ Voices

    Google and Universal Music Discuss Making an AI Tool to Replicate Artists’ Voices

    Universal Music Group and Google are in discussions to license artists’ voices and melodies for AI-generated content. The two companies are considering developing a tool that people can use to create AI-generated music, otherwise known as deepfake, with popular artists’ voices, the Financial Times reported. Under the licensing deal, the relevant copyright owners would be…