Keeping Classical Music Alive

The Non-Profit Strategies of Three Orchestral Titans The classical music world has experienced a drop in support from local communities on many levels. Some of…

The Billboard 200 Album Chart

No Longer As Relevant “Compared to years past, the ripple effect of the Grammys was a pimple”, said Alliance Entertainment Corp. (AEC) senior VP Robert…

Free Music with Nokia and UMG

Cellphone giant Nokia has struck a deal with Universal Music Group to offer buyers of Nokia music phones free access to Universal artist’s music for…

Taking on the RIAA

In the wake of an industry turned upside down, everyone is twiddling his or her thumbs, impatiently awaiting music’s next featured product. As Steve Job’s…

Time for a DMCA Fix?

Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 introduced new limitations on liability for copyright infringement by online service providers (OSPs). These…

Recorded Music Sales in the Holidays

In comparison with last year’s holiday season, recorded music sales revenue has decreased markedly. According to Nielsen SoundScan, volume sales of 1) albums (physical and…