Federal law governs the licensing of music and songwriter collections. In particular, sound compositions that are broadcasted over the public airways or performed in commercial venues have...
Major labels are pushing for the end of exclusive deals with streaming services as they are quickly realizing such a practice hinders the potential profit of their artists’ biggest albums...
Songwriters vs. the DOJ1
Exclusivity and Its Limits2
Sponsorship Lift Off3
by Brooke Adams
The recent and sudden collapse of SFX is a sobering lesson for the live music market. The business has many intermediaries and is perforce regional in nature. Money can go so far in building the market, for it is largely decentralized and depends on the whims and the attentions of the local...Read More
by Matt Mannino
The electronic music industry has grown up. Attendances at Electronic Dance Music festivals in the United States exploded between 2007 and 2014, going from 145,000 people to 1.4 million. This has made EDM the poster child for the millennial music industry, for no other music genre or industry...Read More