Viacom announced its Artists.MTV initiative, a massive anti-music-piracy court ruling in India gained the attention of music industry leaders worldwide and blogger Aaron Colter analyzed the pay-what-you-want model.
Vevo’s real benefit to the artists and publishers was analyzed, Noel Gallagher and industry analysts explored the fall of popular bands and the RIAA president criticized Google and Wikipedia for anti-SOPA action.
January marked as the best month for artists to release new albums, a study showed many artists appearing on Billboard become one-hit wonders and file-sharing site MegaUpload was finally brought down by feds.
The music industry filed suit against the Irish government, the Billboard 200 switched gears after 60 years and Dave Grohl discussed life and death in rock.
Napster folds into Rhapsody, experts discuss whether or not the music industry will eventually be controlled by one major label and analysts and legislators discuss SOPA legislation.