Sony Rethinking Value Of Free Music Streaming

Taylor Swift's decision to pull all of her music off Spotify is causing ripples across the music industry and unsurprisingly become the topic of executive suite discussions at major music. Continue reading

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Many UK Music Retailers’ Holiday Sales At Risk Due To Single Distributor’s Failure

Numerous music retailers across the UK, including HMV, Amazon and indie music shops, are not getting music orders in a timely manner during the crucial holiday season. Arvato, a distributor. Continue reading

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Thomas Hesse Exiting Bertelsmann [CONFIRMED]

The rumors are official. Bertlesmann President Thomas Hesse is leaving the world's largest music publisher. In a statement, the company said that Hesse will step down "at his own request" on. Continue reading

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NARM and Digitalmusic.org Rebrand as the Music Business Association

NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) and its digital sister digitalmusic.org will now collectively known as the Music Business Association (MusicBiz.org), the music industry trade group announced today. The organization. Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEF: Rhapsody Shakeup?, WMG Sucks Up To Clear Channel, Majors Sue SiriusXM, Toig Exits Muve & More

THURSDAY 9.12.2013  Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

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Google’s YouTube Buys $40-50 Million Vevo Stake

Google's YouTube has renewed its contract with music video distributor Vevo, and taken a stake in the company.  While details were not disclosed, reports suggest that under the new deal,. Continue reading

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Sony Cuts Cost Of Unlimited On-Demand Music Streaming 65%

With a single drastic price cut, Sony Music Unlimited just opened a new front in the already heated battle among music streaming services trying to grab market share. Until today's cuts. Continue reading

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