Music industry

How to Fix Copyright for Older Artists

If you think about classic rock, soul, jazz, r&b and pop music, lots of names come to mind—the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis and Elvis, to name a few. What you may not realize is that federal copyright law doesn't apply to recordings made by these performers before February 15, 1972.

Future of Music Coalition

Making the Numbers Work

One of the toughest parts of being a musician in new music is finding the balance between making a living and performing the music and concerts you are passionate about.

New Music Box

India: Decoding the Music Consumer

The Sony Music segmentation is a psychographic and demographic profiling of Indian audiences based on their music consumption habits.


Spotify, Pandora and how streaming music kills jazz and classical

More musicians are taking aim at the rates paid by Spotify and Pandora, and warning whole genres are in danger.


YouTube va-t-il vraiment bloquer les clips d'Arcade Fire ou d'Adele ? Pas si vite...

Depuis quelques jours, la polémique fait rage entre YouTube et les labels indépendants, qui refusent de signer un accord pour le nouveau service de streaming payant de la filiale de Google.


Singapore’s physical recorded music is turning down volume

Singapore is becoming the region's digital hub, and the media sector should expect a lot of new opportunities within this growing market.


Kenya: Artists May Lose Revenue From Youtube Deletion

Kenyan artistes may have to signs a new contract with YouTube or risk loosing their accounts and revenue.

All Africa

US music copyright

House discussion of music licensing pits industry's powerful lobbying arm against online streaming services.

The Guardian


Why counting music streams in the UK charts is a welcome change

The UK's Official Charts Company is to include streams from next month – and it's overdue recognition of the way people consume music now.

The Guardian

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