Russell Simmons Discusses New Era of Music Industry

In a recent interview with Grammy U and All Def Digital, Def Jams' Russell Simmons spoke about the recent shift in the music industry – a shift he believes has taken. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift, Aloe Blacc and Music Streaming

By Peter Getty on PeterGettyMusic.com What’s with pop stars these days? It’s as if they don’t appreciate steaming services giving their music away for free! Taylor Swift’s July editorial in the Wall Street. Continue reading

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Spotify Now Has 50 Million Users, 12.5 Million Paid Subscribers

[UPDATED] In a blog post we published earlier on Tuesday, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek revealed that the music streamer has surpassed 50 million users and 12.5 million paid premium subscribers.. Continue reading

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Big Machine CEO Says He Pulled Taylor Swift Off Spotify So He Didn’t “Embarrass Her Fans”

[UPDATE 2] Speaking for the first time since the controversy began, Scott Borchetta, the CEO of Taylor Swift's record label Big Machine says that her music was pulled from Spotify because. Continue reading

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Rdio Says ‘We’re Still Streaming Taylor Swift, Restates “Commitment to Artist Choice”

Even though she finally shared her reasoning, the Taylor Swift's Big Machine vs. Spotify story shows no signs of going away.  Recent leaks point to a fight specifically with Spotify over. Continue reading

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