Tagged: Major Labels
SoundCloud signed its first major label licensing deal with Warner Music. Also, music industry experts analyzed why the future of the music business rests on… Read more »
The IFPI’s annual report showed the value of fan videos on YouTube, Tony Bennett urged the music industry to release more quality music, and a professional study revealed customers are dissatisfied with commercial music.
A former unpaid Atlantic Records intern sued Warner Music Group, The Guardian examined how universities are preparing aspiring artists and music industry entrepreneurs for music as a career, and the GRAMMY FutureNOW music conference was announced.
Pandora sued ASCAP to lower the royalty rate it pays to music publishers and songwriters, analysts discussed how the results of the November 6 elections could impact the music industry, and Rolling Stone explored the many challenges for major label artists as they go the DIY route.
BandPage revealed its new BandPage Everywhere tool, retailers and record labels fought over record release schedules, and an IFPI report detailing a global anti-piracy strategy was leaked.
Apple, Google and Amazon will continue to develop music in the cloud, Garbage singer Shirley Manson discussed shifts in the music industry and BMI and the Radio Music License Committee finally reached a licensing agreement after a two-plus-year court battle.
Officials discussed the potential results of a merger between EMI and another record label, the NMPA settled its lawsuit with YouTube and the music industry reels over the ramifications of music-locker services.