Song Catalog Finances – The Future Of Music Publishing

By Luiz Augusto Buff from Berklee College of Music's Music Business Journal. After the music industry was shocked in the early 2000s by the growth of piracy and file sharing, many investors were. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 12.19.14: ASCAP, Downtown, Michael Jackson & More

ASCAP CEO, John LoFrumento has announced his retirement this week. LoFrumento started his career at ASCAP in 1981 as a controller, the serving positions as CFO, COO, and EVP before becoming. Continue reading

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Meghan Trainor Claims #1 on Billboard Hot 100 Charts for 7th Consecutive Week

No one expected IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) winner Meghan Trainor to dethrone Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea, but that is exactly what she's done for seven weeks. Continue reading

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Keys To Successfully Launching and Promoting A Music Video

(UPDATED) By Corey Rice of The AristoMedia Group. In 1995, Michael Jackson spent $7 million dollars on his music video ‘Scream’ and the world watched on MTV. Two decades later,. Continue reading

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Top 20 Worldwide Tours Of 2013 Took In $470.7 Million More Than Last Year

This week Pollstar released its Year End Top 20 Worldwide Tours chart led by Bon Jovi, Beyoncé, Pink, Justin Bieber and Bruce Springsteen. No huge surprises, though Cirque du Soleil. Continue reading

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Top Earning Dead Musicians In 2013

It somehow seems appropriate to share Forbes; list of the top earning dead musicians on a day called Black Friday. Almost making the $7 million cut were Richard Rogers and. Continue reading

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EDM DJs Address Cliches, Hate, High Fees and Bubble Talk

EDM's big so the love is getting some hate. But are there good reasons for antagonism towards this incredibly popular form of music? Three DJs, Armin van Buren, Hardwell and. Continue reading

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Live Nation, Parallel Partner For Asian Sponsorships

Live Nation has joined forces with Parallel Contemporary Music in a new joint venture, Live Nation Marketing Partnerships Asia Limited aimed at driving music marketing deals with local brands in. Continue reading

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Cult Classics: Going Beyond Hit Status

From the Nielsen Newswire. All music lovers have at least one album in their collection that they know all the words to (including all the backup vocals), just like movie. Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Halloween Songs

Billboard and Neilsen BDS have named the 10 Most Popular Halloween Songs. The are: 10. "Dragula" – Rob Zombie 9. "A Nightmare on My Street" – DJ Jazzy Jeff &. Continue reading

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