Pandora Gets More Funding

Pandora  has raised an undisclosed amount of new funding, according to a statement from the company.  This round was led by GGV Capital along with Allen & Company.  Pandora had. Continue reading

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New AT&T Data Limits Bad News For Music Tech

(UPDATED) AT&T is replacing its $29.99 per moth unlimited data plan, popular with iPhone and iPad users, with $15 (200MB) and $25 (2G) plans. While a reported 95% of mobile. Continue reading

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Gogoyoko Mixes Music, Social Networking, Direct Sales And 100% Payments To Artists

Gogoyoko is a new online music store and social network based on a concept they've dubbed Fair Play In Music. Artists and labels receive 100% of music sales and a. Continue reading

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This Week’s iTunes Top 10

For the week ending May 31, 2010 Top 10 Singles 1. "California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)," Katy Perry2. "Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams)," B.o.B.3. "OMG (feat. will.i.am)," Usher4. "Your Love Is. Continue reading

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More Music Industry News: Used CDs, SoundExchange + AFTRA, Chuck D, Canada & More

EFF to fight for right to resell CDs in Monday hearing as Appeals Court considers 'First Sale' doctrine for eBay seller. (EFF) SoundExchange has teamed with American Federation of Television. Continue reading

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New Bridge Study Shows Power Of Social Networking Hierarchy To Drive Music Sales

Targeted Execution Nets 34% Jump In Music Sales A new Bridge Ratings study confirms what some marketers already know: not all social networks deliver the same results. There is is. Continue reading

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Vevo Soars As Online Video Continues Growth

1 out of 4 or 43.6 million online video watchers in April were viewing a Vevo video; most probably  from a Universal or Sony artist. The two labels powered by. Continue reading

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The 10 Worst Music Catalog Marketing Ideas Ever

(Updated) From The Orchard's Daily Rind blog via Proper Discord: 1. "We’ve noticed that a competitor’s compilation is selling well, so we spent five minutes creating an almost identical one, and. Continue reading

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RouteNote Adds Flat Fee Digital Distribution

UK based RouteNote is joining the limited but growing group of flat fee digital music distributors led by TuneCore and ReverbNation with a new Premium offering.  For a yearly price. Continue reading

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Warner Music Group Stock Drops 18.29%

(UPDATED) Warner Music Group had a tough day on Wall Street Tuesday, as it's stock price dropped $1.11 to $4.96 since.  That's a fall of 18.29%, but still above the. Continue reading

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