Major Labels Now Earn $1 Million Every Hour From Streaming

While there’s still some debate over whether streaming is profitable for artists, it seems pretty clear that the major labels are at least raking it in, with new data showing. Continue reading

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Latest Physical Music Supply Chain Debacle Offers Opportunities For Entrepreneurs [Chris Castle]

For those retail music shoppers out there, record stores have been a bit of disappointment of late in the inventory department – a problem precipitated by the decision of major. Continue reading

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Re-Recording Restrictions: A Glossary Of Industry Terms [Chris Castle]

In light of news that Taylor Swift plans to re-record the majority of her previous catalog, we share an in-depth look at the restrictions and allowances in contracts between an. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week in music commentary, we heard opinions on just how much a college education is worth in the modern music industry, whether or not major labels' major earnings will. Continue reading

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Here is What Every Major Label, Subsidiary Earned In 2018, according to Billboard

The recorded music industry is growing again thanks to streaming, but by how much and who are the winners and losers? Because the three major labels only report overall recorded. Continue reading

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Songwriter Rate Appeal To Be ‘Long Drawn Out Process’ says Spotify Exec

Spotify and other streamers (sans Apple) have appealed new songwriter royalty rates set by the US Copyright Royalty Board, effectively ensuring that the increase is unlikely to flow to songwriters. Continue reading

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Despite Streaming’s Growth, Music Industry Remains Half The Size It Was In 1999

While paid streaming subscriptions have, in many circles, been billed as the savior of the music industry, the reality is that the business is still operating at a severely reduced. Continue reading

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Music Industry’s Revenue Growth Continues, But There Are Warning Signs

New numbers released by the RIAA show that recorded music revenues have continued to grow over the past year, reaching an uptick of 13% overall. This is good news for. Continue reading

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Artists Are Increasingly Rejecting Record Deals

Some record executives are starting to sweat, as  the music industry morphs into one where the climate is significantly more favorable towards a DIY way of doing business and many. Continue reading

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New Study By Goldman Sachs Forecasts Double-Digit Growth For Music Biz

[UPDATED] The music business had a tough go of it earlier this decade. but more recently things have certainly taken a turn for the better. Thankfully, this trend shows no. Continue reading

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