A huge illegal music pressing plant was shut down by police, the industry questioned whether Garth Brooks can successfully forge a comeback, and over 700 indie labels signed the new Fair Digital Deals Declaration.
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Michele Clark of the Sunset Sessions talks about how radio promotion has changed since the early days of her career, what inspires her to help artists and offers some advice for artists looking to build meaningful connections with music industry gatekeepers.
Economists discussed whether or not the popularity of British pop music is still in decline, a new global support organization emerged for music creators, and a research paper showed the total income of music composers is on the rise.
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 and others discussed royalties from streaming services, AEG was investigated for fair trade violations, and Jeff Rabhan shared his predictions for four key areas of the music business.
The music industry announced plans to save HMV, Kim Dotcom launched Mega, and the DIGIHUBB co-founder shared some tips with musicians who want to harness the power of social media.
The BPI prepared to sue the Pirate Party, stats showed the phenomenal evolution of the industry, and an article examined how community building will be essential to rejuvenating the new music business.
How the media affects musicians’ perceptions about the music business and everything you need to forget about the music industry in order to build a successful, lucrative career.
Music stock performance for last year was revealed, Nielsen reported on the official music sales figures for 2011 and experts speculate on the Spotify founder’s ability to transform the music industry.
Megaupload launched the Megabox music locker, Spotify’s Angela Watts shared her thoughts on digital music and Reuters reported a profit for the music industry in 2011.