REWIND: Spotify Lost $26.5M in 2009, The Beatles Sold 2M Tracks, The Long Tail Meets we7 & More

    • Figures published by Spotify indicate a loss of $26.5M in 2009.
    • Will Spotify come to US without all the major labels on board?
    • The Beatles sold over 2M tracks in their first week on iTunes.
    • Mike Feibach talks about the merch approach of DJ Shadow.
    • Hypebot spoke with we7 CEO on the long tail and choice theory.
    • How do rating systems in music services affect exigent songs

    image from media.scout.com Rewind With The Music Industry Week In Review:

    • Ticketmaster has added new social features to their website.
    • College goer shares her thoughts on concerts and file sharing.
    • Indaba Music has launched a new opportunities marketplace.
    • Artist talks about the challenge of breaking through the clutter.
    • Amazon added on the ability to send MP3 gifts to your friends.
    • TuneCore CEO shares his thoughts on going direct to iTunes.
    • Label concerns on piracy may stall Google Music launch date.
    • Lawsuit between MP3tunes and EMI may enable cloud music.
    • Rank 'em has revamped their website, adding song playback.
    • Groupon sold Rihanna's album for $5 as a deal-of-the-day.

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