Monday's Music 2.0 Briefing Part 2: eMusic Wants Majors, Canda Download Tax, Low Weekly Sales & More
>>> eMusic is hoping to add some major label product to it's offerings. (Guardian) I just don't see how major labels can afford to pay the bills on 30 cents per track.
>>> RoyaltyShare grabs $4 million more in funding. (press release)
>>> Canada has imposed a download tax of 3 cents per individual track and 1.5 cents per track on full albums. (Post)
>>> Not one album in this week's Top 100 will approach 100,000 in weekly sales. (HITS)
>>> The RIAA has sent another round of 411 (an ironic number) pre-litigation letters. (Billboard)