Music industry

Music database for net services to launch in UK

A NEW music industry body designed to make it easier to launch digital music services has chosen to set up in London.

City A.M.

Blue Note Records Partners with ArtistShare

Blue Note Records, whose current artist roster includes Wayne Shorter, Terence Blanchard, Joe Lovano, Jason Moran, José James and Norah Jones, has partnered with the crowd-funding platform ArtistShare to create Blue Note/ArtistShare.

Jazz Times

Universal Music Publishing Acquires Criterion Music Corp

Universal Music Publishing Group has acquired Criterion Music Corporation and its affiliated entities, it was announced today by Zach Horowitz, Chairman & CEO, UMPG, and Bo Goldsen, President of Criterion.


How People Are Consuming Music

Exclusive Infographic outlining how people currently consumes music across all key demographics. What is really critical is that the data was gathered from surveying 3,000 music consumers using Nielsen's ePanel in the United States.

The Music Void

What is wrong with the music industry?

It is the 21st century, and unlike other countries the music industry in Rwanda still lags behind. And it is a known fact that the music industry is a driving factor behind all other sectors.

The Rwanda Focus

The rebirth of the compilation album

Spotify, iTunes and digital downloads were supposed to signal the death of the compilation album. But in the past year sales have shot up.

The Guardian

Indonesia's music industry loses $1.65M a day from online piracy

Illegal music downloads are causing the country's record companies to bleed with lower CD sales and local artistes are not helped by a complex copyright registration system.

ZD Net

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Musicians Don't Last With Their Record Labels

To say the music industry in Nigeria is presently booming like never before is an understatement. Many artistes are being introduced almost on weekly basis.

All Africa

Copyright watchdog urges industry dialogue

Music providers and website operators should meet to discuss the possibility of charging for music downloads on the Internet, a prominent copyright official said on Thursday.

China Daily

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