Music industry

Music Industry Cases To Watch In 2017

Following are the top music legal cases to watch in 2017, what to expect, and how they could affect the industry as a whole.


How Snapchat will change the music industry in 2017

It started with a Twitter video, announcing: New music coming Friday. Then, an Instagram video—revealing a beat, and some lyrics.


At last, the music industry rediscovers its mojo

After their digital mauling, record labels have finally hit on a winning formula.

Financial Times

Le streaming payant redonne des couleurs à l'industrie musicale

Pendant longtemps, l’industrie du disque a subi la concurrence déloyale du téléchargement illégal sur internet, sans parvenir à trouver la parade.


Will SoundCloud Go Bankrupt This Year?

More bad news for the company. After Spotify walked away from advanced plans to acquire the company, SoundCloud posted yet another difficult financial quarter. This leaves the streaming company in a bad state.

Digital Music News

Pharrell On Music Industry Racism

"They don't have to call you the N-word to be racist," Pharrell explained. "It's a much deeper conversation.

The Fader

Why Blockchain Won’t Save the Music Industry (at Least Not Yet)

The challenge with using the blockchain for music isn’t a technological one. It’s a set of interlocking business problems that have been around since the beginning of music licensing...

Digital Music News

Music Industry Disputes YouTube’s $1 Billion Payout

IFPI criticizes Google’s “unexplained numbers on what it claims YouTube pays the music industry”.


Napster to power iheartradio’s on-demand streaming service

Napster is becoming one of the most intriguing – and unorthodox – streaming services in existence.

Music Business Worldwide

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