Music industry

Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, Pharrell Williams... les affaires de plagiat éclaboussent l'industrie musicale

Un rappeur qui accusait la chanteuse Katy Perry de plagiat touchera 2,7 millions de dollars, a décidé ce jeudi un tribunal fédéral. La dernière d'une longue série d'affaires de plagiat, qui pullulent ces derniers temps dans l'industrie musicale.

Les Echos

How Live Nation Helped Metallica and Other Artists Place Tickets Directly On Resale Market

In February 2017, Live Nation president of U.S. concerts Bob Roux spoke by phone with a little-known wealth adviser turned event promoter who had been tasked by an associate of the band to sell 88,000 tickets directly on resale sites like StubHub, without giving fans a chance to buy them through normal channels at face value.


What the Major Labels Made in 2018

Because the three majors report only their overall recorded-music revenue, there is much speculation about what their owned labels earn individually. In an effort to shed light on the subject, Billboard has estimated their 2018 U.S. revenue.


Japan jumps into the music stream

The biggest moment for streaming music in Japan this year came via a handwritten letter.

The Japan Times

How to turn a $147 song into a $79 million tour

Or: how songwriters are getting stiffed on live music royalties.

Music Business Worldwide

Spotify, Deezer : la musique en « stream » soumise à la dictature du clic

Sur les plates-formes de streaming, les artistes cherchent à rester le plus longtemps possible sur la playlist la plus écoutée. Et pour cause : ils sont payés au « stream », et il en faut des millions pour bien gagner sa vie.

Le Monde

Surprise! Spotify Says They ‘Overpaid Most Publishers In 2018’

Not only is Spotify fighting a proposed increase songwriter and publisher royalties. They’re also demanding a refund, based on overpayments made in 2018 on family bundles and college plans.

Digital Music News

Global Background Music Market 2019

Background music is an integral part of modern commercial space like malls, retail stores, transit, elevators and other public spaces.

Market Research Store

Idagio-commissioned study explores classical streaming potential

A report claiming that classical music could be ‘streaming’s next genre’ comes with an important caveat – to its credit, one that’s openly stated – that it was commissioned by a classical-music streaming service.


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