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Gracenote Hires Digital Music Vet Ethan Kaplan

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Gracenote, the Tribune Media-owned company that provides data for digital video and music services, has hired industry veteran Ethan Kaplan to run its music unit. Kaplan had spent the last three years heading up product for Live Nation’s Live Nation Labs group; prior to that, he had been an executive at Warner Music Group and Warner Bros. Records. Kaplan replaces Eric Allen, who is leaving the company.

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