New Music Seminar Day 2! Opening Remarks, Mike Huppe Keynote, and more!

New Music Seminar Day 2! Opening Remarks, Mike Huppe Keynote, and more!

New Music Seminar continued to bring the best in music business to the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel this Monday. With a huge breadth of programming covering topics from streaming to touring to producing and everything in between, the hotel was abuzz with innovation in the second day of the three-day...

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Watch Tom Silverman on Bloomberg: Is Streaming Savior of Music Business?

Watch Tom Silverman on Bloomberg: Is Streaming Savior of Music Business?

Tom Silverman appeared on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance” Monday to discuss the digital media side of the music industry, in particular, the importance of streaming, why he sees a need for the industry to partner with web connected services and about digital royalties. Learn why Tom Silverman says “streaming as future,” watch the...

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Pandora and Brands Team Up With Promoted Stations Feature

Pandora and Brands Team Up With Promoted Stations Feature

Brands now have the opportunity to share their musical tastes with Pandora’s user base. The music recommendation platform announced Monday they are beta testing an innovative ad unit, hoping to ramp up total advertising revenue. They’re calling this new format “Promoted Stations.” Native ads address a massive opportunity for consumers...

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I Want MY MTV VEVO?

VEVO has just announced that monthly average streams of music videos on their platform has increased by almost 50%  from a year earlier. The online platform, controlled by Universal Music Group and Sony Entertainment now has monthly average views of nearly 6 billion as at December 2013.  Interestingly 65% of...

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Music With Boundaries: Cross-Territory Licensing Issues & How To Solve Them

Music With Boundaries: Cross-Territory Licensing Issues & How To Solve Them

Nothing is more frustrating to a music fan than the being confronted with the ‘I’m Sorry This Content is Not Available In Your Region’ denial or the mysterious ‘ghost’ album accessible in one country but not another. Although typically, the gaze of the industry and artists alike is on the...

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New Music Seminar Continues Tuesday, Brings Together More Music Industry Leaders

New Music Seminar returned Tuesday at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City, as more pioneers of the music industry gathered to network and discuss the future of the business. Earlier today, the renowned audio and television manufacturer Bang & Olufsen announced an exciting new partnership with the critically...

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Pandora’s New ‘Premieres’ Station: Hear Full New Albums Up To a Week Before Release

Pandora’s New ‘Premieres’ Station: Hear Full New Albums Up To a Week Before Release

May 21, 2013 (Oakland, CA) – Pandora today announced the launch of Pandora Premieres, free stations that will offer previews of full upcoming albums up to one week before their official release. Pandora Premieres represents a great new discovery platform for our more than 200 million registered users and an...

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Rhapsody Becomes First Digital Service to Provide Liner Notes

May 7, 2013 – (LA) Tuesday at NARM’s Music Biz Conference in LA, Rhapsody International announced a new first for digital music, the addition of liner notes and credits to their digital subscribers. Rhapsody will be the first digital music service to support The Recording Academy’s new “Give The Fans Credit” initiative, which...

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