Music industry

TuneCore Reaches Record of $1.5 Billion in Artist Revenue

"TuneCore is the only global platform that pays artists 100% of what they earn from digital streams and downloads, while also meeting all of their needs across distribution, promotion and publishing administration".

Billboard

DotMusic Limited wins rights to .Music domain name extension

DotMusic’s Founder and CEO tweeted on Friday that the company had emerged as the successful bidder “after more than decade”.

Music Business Worldwide

Beyoncé brings it home: why concert films are big again

The genre makes financial sense for Netflix and artists, as well as offering stars the control they crave.

The Guardian

Amazon is readying a hi-def music streaming service

“It’s a better bit rate, better than CD quality,” said one source. “Amazon is working on it as we speak: they’re currently scoping out how much catalog they can get from everyone and how they’ll ingest it.”

Music Business Worldwide

L'Afrique peut devenir un grand marché de musique

Il y a beaucoup de travail à faire ensemble, mais "le potentiel est vraiment énorme. L'Afrique est en première ligne sur ce marché de demain", a-t-il dit à l'ouverture à Dakar du "MIDEM African forum".

All Africa

Despite Streaming’s Growth, Music Industry Remains Half The Size It Was In 1999

While paid streaming subscriptions have, in many circles, been billed as the savior of the music industry, the reality is that the business is still operating at a severely reduced capacity since the devastation visited on it in the early days of digital.

HypeBot

Live venues are the lifeblood of the music industry

Losing them threatens the talent pipeline on which labels and promoters depend.

Financial Times

Universal close to generating $10m per day from streaming

Universal Music Group’s recorded music operation turned over €1.208bn ($1.37bn) in the first three months of 2019 – up 19.2% year-on-year at constant currency.

Music Business Worldwide

How New Age Music Journalists are Turning Their Passion Into a Music Industry Career

A lot of people that want to be in the music industry don’t know how the business works and educating themselves first about what they’re getting into is important.

Complex


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