Music Industry Legal Actions To Watch In 2017

Here music industry lawyer Erin M. Jacobson looks at what are expected to be some of the top music industry legal cases coming in 2017, what we can expect to. Continue reading

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Is Pandora For Sale? CNBC Says Yes, Reuters Says No

Pandora is for sale, sources tell CNBC. The primary suitor is reportedly SiriusXM, who Pandora rejected several months ago. The dealmaking is in "the first inning of the process," according to. Continue reading

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How We Listen To Music In Our Cars

While listening to music in the car has long been a tradition, the way in which we do it has changed significantly over the years, as technology has developed to. Continue reading

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SiriusXM Must Pay Up To $99M In Flo & Eddie Class Action Settlement [READ FULL FILING]

Details of the Flo & Eddie class action settlement with SiriusXM over plays of pre-1972 recordings has emerged in the form of a court filing and analysis.  The ruling could. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

In our how-to and do it yourself corner this week, we advise independent artists on how they can a verified artist on Spotify, how they can build the ideal home. Continue reading

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SiriusXM Launches VOLUME Music Talk Channel, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Unveil 2017 Nominees Live On Air Tuesday

VOLUME, SiriusXM's new talk-radio channel devoted to the discussion of music launched this morning. Among the channel's first scores is the live unveiling of the 2017 nominees for Rock & Roll. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Changes @SpinMedia • Verizon Wants To Buy Vessel • Streaming Best Anti-Piracy Tool • More

Thursday 9.22.16 Music Business News From Around The Web Constant change in music journalism creates openings for new voices, but also means fewer platforms that really move the needle.  Updated. Continue reading

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The Kesha-Dr. Luke Lawsuit Exemplifies Everything That Is Wrong With The Music Industry

Ke$ha's decision to drop her California lawsuit in order to continue making music does not indicate that her allegations were in any way false, as she continues to pursue said. Continue reading

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SiriusXM Tops 25 Million Paid Subscribers, 10% Revenue Growth

SiriusXM is on a tear, and recently the satellite broadcaster made an uninvited advance on Pandora.  The music streamer rebuffed the overture, but they may want to reconsider.  Their combined. Continue reading

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A Critical Look At DoJ’s 100% Music Licensing Scheme

The U.S. Department Of Justice is set to allow 100% music licensing – the practice of letting one owner of a song to license it for any use without permission from. Continue reading

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