Category: Music Business

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Music Rights Used Right: How These Five Artists Managed Their Money

Guest post from Royalty Exchange You’ve probably read plenty of articles about artists who famously mismanaged their money. So for a change of pace, let’s focus on a few that did the opposite. Simply listing off the richest musicians in the world, though, isn’t enough. We’re looking for more than artists who can sell/stream a lot […]

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Streaming services are dominating the way Americans listen to music

One chart shows how streaming services are dominating the way Americans listen to music Via Business Insider Music streaming is winning because of convenience. To put the shift into perspective: Americans logged 284.7 billion on-demand music streams (be it audio or video) in the first six months of 2017, according to recent Nielsen data. If you […]

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3 Tips to Protect Your Music if SoundCloud Goes Bust

3 Tips to Protect Your Music if SoundCloud Goes Bust Guest post from the ReverbNation Blog You may have heard the news concerning SoundCloud’s future. No one can see into the future, but what if SoundCloud does go away? What will happen to your music? How about your fans? Where will they go? IS IT […]

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Music Business

‘Great Step Forward’: Industry Reacts as Congress Seeks to Fix Copyright Law Benefiting SiriusXM

(Billboard) BY STEVE KNOPPER: For the last several years, the music business has been unified over one thing: SiriusXM and other digital-radio services must pay royalties for recordings made before 1972. So, record executives are thrilled about new bipartisan legislation, introduced in Congress late Wednesday, that would “provide federal protection to the digital audio transmission […]

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