Music industry

Why Kanye West's fight for his masters marks a changing music industry

The rapper has likened record labels to slave ships and is seeking to regain ownership of his music. It’s a struggle across the industry, with new players giving power back to artists.

The Guardian

L'industrie musicale face à la crise sanitaire

Face aux annulations des événements, tout le secteur mise sur les concerts en ligne, pour retrouver le bonheur de jouer et renflouer, un peu, les caisses.

France Musique

La tecnología es el medio: evolución y expansión en la industria musical

¿Cómo ha evolucionado el mercado cultural? Acá algunas ideas, desde la creación y estandarización comercial de los primeros sencillos hasta el desarrollo de espectáculos con realidad virtual, a partir de una columna del analista Matthew Ball.

La Tercera

The UK live music industry is set to lose more than 160,000 jobs by Christmas

New study reports a fall of 81 per cent in revenues for the sector with the outlook bleak for a 2021 recovery.

Music Radar

BMG on its expansion into live music

If the concert business is indeed having its “Napster moment” right now, one wonders if the music companies making the most cash mid-pandemic – a.k.a the major rightsholders – will be tempted to more heavily invest in the live space, which has born the brunt of Covid-19’s unforgiving impact.

Music Business Worldwide

Kanye West veut racheter Universal Music

"Je pensais juste racheter mes droits mais j'ai réalisé que ce serait penser trop petit. Je vais racheter Universal. Le groupe ne vaut que 33 milliards".

Le Mouv'

Internet y Mas Twitch sigue siendo criticado por la industria de la música

En los últimos meses, Twitch ha tenido problemas con los avisos de eliminación de DMCA (ley de derecho de autor) y el uso de música sin licencia en la plataforma.

HD Tecnología

It Sounds Like Spotify Is In Trouble

The combination a slowing premium growth rate and falling ARPU has driven Spotify’s YoY revenue growth rate down from 57% in 2017 to 33% TTM.


‘A flood of money into music IP is about to change the music industry forever’

For years, BMG CEO Masuch has seemingly avoided the hits business in favor of a repertoire strategy focused on established and proven artists and songwriters.

Music Business Worldwide

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