Coverage of music industry news tends to follow, as this Journal does, the for profit sector. Corporate market leaders, like Apple, Spotify, and Live Nation, get special coverage on a...
The recent Kesha-Sony lawsuit has struck a nerve across the music industry by highlighting personal abuse and issues of gender inequality. It has also raised questions about the contractual...
The Non-Profit Dance1
The Billboard Power 1003
Adele is officially the top selling artist of 2015. 25 sold more than the next three ranked albums combined in the U.S. and broke all records in the first week of its release — 3.5 million units v. ‘NSync’s 2.9 million fifteen years ago.1 Since 2001, only four top-ranking records have been...Read More
by Edward Panek
With the birth of music trading over the Internet, a number of Performing Rights Organisations lobbied for the creation of a multi-national database through which a host of musical works could be controlled. The aim was to streamline the process of licensing and distributing music online and to...Read More