Britain’s Digital Economy Act

On April 9th, the British Parliament announced its approval of the highly debated Digital Economy Act. It was first mentioned in the Queen’s Speech to…

The iPad

After what seemed like an eternity of rumors and release date push backs, Apple has finally announced its revolutionary new tablet, the iPad. This 9.7-inch,…

Haiti On Our Mind

Haiti, often labeled as one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere, was perhaps most memorable until a month ago for its dire economy.…

NAMM–A Student’s Perspective

Founded in 1901, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the trade association of the international music products industry and boasts memberships from 9000…

National Power and Music Sellers

The Case of Sweden and South Korea Ever since the days of Napster, the music industry has been combating illegal downloading and file sharing—in the…

2009 in Brief

Music seems to be present everywhere today.  We frequently notice iPods, iPhones, Blackberrys, and identify ringtones. However, the statistical record continues to disappoint. The Nielsen…

Editorial December 2009

Season’s Greetings! I’d like to personally thank you for picking up this December 2009 issue of The Music Business Journal.  We feel it contains a…