Best Quotes From The Music Business

For the past seven years, the good people at MusicConsultant have been interviewing music industry experts for their and mining their brains for advice and wisdom. Here they have assembled. Continue reading

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Sony/ATV, Warner Chappell, Kobalt Beat Universal, BMG In New Music Publisher Ranking

Sony/ATV, Warner Chappell and indie Kobalt were named the top 3 music publishers in Billboard's new market share ranking. Much of Sony's success comes thanks to Sia's "Cheap Thrills," the. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 10.19.16

Legendary British songwriter Rod Temperton has passed away at age 66. Often referred to as “The Invisible Man,” Temperton’s catalog includes many of Michael Jackson’s classic hit, such as “Thriller,” “Off. Continue reading

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Streaming Gives Albums Wings: Why Album Sales Aren’t What They Used To Be

Although Drake's latest album remained atop the Billboard album charts for a solid nine weeks, this prominence was not the result of sales but rather streaming, demonstrating the power of. Continue reading

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Vevo BreakS 7 Year Deadlock: Nears WMG Deal, Subscription Service [REPORT]

Vevo has tried and failed for 7 years to bring Warner Music Group videos onto its platform. Now, Vevo is reportedly nearing a deal that would break the deadlock and. Continue reading

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Deezer Enters Crowded U.S Streaming Music Market Without Free Tier

Better late than never? French based music streamer Deezer is finally entering the already crowded U.S. streaming music market. Until now, Deezer was only available to Cricket Wireless customers or. Continue reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: DoJ Deals Devastating Blow • Marketing For Labels • Nonsensical Songwriting • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at the DoJ's recent devastating blow to the industry, how a label can effectively market content, heard some tips on collecting music in the digital age, and. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 7.15.16: Sony/ATV Michael Jackson EU Scrutiny • Indie Music Publishers Speak Out • PRS Financials

The European Commission will decide this month whether Sony/ATV may finalize its purchase of the Michael Jackson estate’s stake in its joint venture. Music companies and digital services have been. Continue reading

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Vevo BreakS 7 Year Deadlock: Nears WMG Deal, Subscription Service [REPORT]

Vevo has tried and failed for 7 years to bring Warner Music Group videos onto its platform. Now, Vevo is reportedly nearing a deal that would break the deadlock and. Continue reading

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Sony Pays $750 Million For Stake in Sony/ATV That Michael Jackson Aquired For $41.5 Million

Record labels are worth a fraction of what they were used be. But, as yesterday's $750 million Sony/ATV deal illustrates, music publishing is still a hot sale target at impressive. Continue reading

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