Tagged: internet radio
Apple denied published reports that it would be shutting down Beats Music, SiriusXM was ordered by the court to pay The Turtles for all recordings released prior to 1972, and Japan reported that 85% of its music sales come from the sale of physical CDs.
A technology expert analyzed how “big data” is changing royalty collection, record labels in the UK blocked 21 file-sharing websites, and hip-hop artist Talib Kweli launched his own Internet radio station.
New Zealand PROs collaborated on an all-in-one music performance license, music creators were warned not to update to iOS7, and Pandora saw no noticeable impact after the release of iTunes Radio.
Apple revealed it will launch iRadio on September 18, Yahoo! Music talked about how legacy artists are making money, and a music supervisor outlined the opportunities for artists in TV music placement.
Pandora reported an ad revenue increase, Ticketmaster blamed bots for stealing tickets from music fans, and the British Arts Council created an initiative to support aspiring musicians.
Artists debated the Internet Radio Fairness Act, the RIAA reacted to statistics labeling illegal downloaders as the biggest music fans, and BandPage debuted its new BandPage Connect tool.
Streaming service Deezer revealed why it will avoid the U.S. market, Apple’s proposed new iRadio service was met with mixed reviews, and blues legend Walter Parks delivered business and artistic advice to aspiring musicians.
Experts predicted music industry growth through 2012, leaked tax records revealed that the RIAA is in trouble, and Pandora spoke out against a new music royalties bill.
Universal Music may sell major assets to indies, a new bill could decrease royalties streaming music services must pay, and analysts discussed how social media affects music discovery.