It's been a good week for Pandora. First the FCC approved it's purchase of a small radio station that could lead to lower payments to artists; and today it won. Continue reading
Pandora has long complained that the rates it pays to play music are too high. It's fought that battle in the courts, with lobbyists and with regulatory bodies. Just as. Continue reading
Copyright Royalty Board Filing Alludes To Pandora/Chris Harrison “Created Evidence” for Rate Court Proceedings
Sadly no one in the music business press seems to be paying attention to the Copyright Royalty Board filings, according to David Lowery. But we all should be watching this closely.. Continue reading
Publishers have been trying to follow the lead of record labels to bypass BMI and ASCAP to cut direct licensing deals with digital services. A U.S. Department of Justice consent decree. Continue reading
iHeartMedia and Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series announced a collaboration, delivering an entertainment experience to the runners while leveraging iHeartMedia's nationwide network of radio stations and streaming platform, iHeartRadio.
Has the conversation about streaming music services changed in recent years? Has music's future entered the absolute present? If so, how did music execs and indie artists react. Kyle Bylin, a tech. Continue reading
Publishers have expressed their increasing intent to bypass ASCAP and BMI to cut direct deals with digital music services. Now organizations representing a broad spectrum of songwriters are questioning the. Continue reading
Musicraiser, an online community where musicians engage directly with their fans to offer them exclusive rewards in return for helping fund their activities and projects is expanding their reach.
In life, it is always important to know who you are as a person. But what does that have to do with the music industry?
Pandora shares rose as much a 11% Friday on rumors that the company was in sale talks. The only evidence was a series of unsubstantiated tweets, but that was enough to send the. Continue reading