Apple revolutionized the music industry with the launch of the iPod and iTunes in 2003, when it became the first company to monetize music successfully for the labels after Napster’s...
In the last four months three new streaming platforms were launched: Apple Music, Tidal, and Google Play Music. Others, among them YouTube, Deezer, and Rdio, still compete for market share....
Apple Music’s Debut1
MIDEM in the Music Industry3
by Todd Brabec
Two exclusive rights of copyright are at the heart of the worldwide business of music. They involve musical compositions and sound recordings, the rights of copyright owners and limitations on those rights, and how creators and copyright owners are compensated. Section 106 of the Copyright Act,...Read More
Founded in 1987, the South by Southwest Music Conference initially was introduced as a series of events highlighting both the unique location and year-round music scene of Austin, Texas. Austin claims more nightclubs per capita than any other city in the world, and SXSW has mirrored Austin’s...Read More