Music industry

So… who’s actually behind Spotify’s fake artists?

Across just the names mentioned here, this music has racked up more than 75m Spotify streams to date.

Music Business Worldwide

L’industrie du disque en Centrafrique

Si partout ailleurs, beaucoup se font de l’argent dans la production et la commercialisation des disques musicaux, en République centrafricaine, la réalité est, de loin, différente : l’industrie du disque est aujourd’hui quasi inexistante.

Music in Africa

Is Sony about to buy Believe Digital in a nine-figure deal?

Distribution and label services specialist Believe (previously known as Believe Digital) is up for sale – and could be going to a major label.

Music Business Worldwide

Gibson Brands transforms guitar-making into diverse 'music lifestyle' firm

“Technology is a wonderful thing, but technology doesn’t always sit well [with consumers], mostly because there’s not enough marketing dollars to let everybody know what it’s all about.”

The Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk’s Tesla looks set to launch its own music streaming service

US-based luxury car group has reportedly been speaking to major labels.

Music Business Worldwide

The Incredible Shrinking Royalty Check: Apple Music Joins Spotify In Demanding Lower Payments To Artists, Labels

It was inevitable that other music streamers would seek reductions after Spotify negotiated lower royalty payments.


Que vaut un musicien de nos jours (numériques)?

Le partage de la valeur créée est un sujet conflictuel partout, mais dans la musique, on atteint des sommets!

France Culture

How data is transforming the music industry

Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music.

The Conversation

Nigeria’s Afrobeats Music Scene Is Booming, but Profits Go to Pirates

Artists across the world battle illegal sales of their work. But Nigeria’s piracy problem is so ingrained that music thieves worry about rip-offs of their rip-offs, slapping warning labels on pirated CDs to insist that “lending is not allowed.”

The New York Times

Share |

Additional information

This website uses Google Analytics. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Read More