In February of 2014, Warner Music Group and Shazam announced that they would enter into a “strategic collaboration” in which Warner would have access to Shazam’s user data and Shazam...
Certain sound recordings from decades ago are still considered commercially viable today. In fact, songs by Frank Sinatra, Etta James, and the Beatles are still heard on the radio....
A Hybrid Record Label1
Pre-1972 Sound Recordings2
A Trojan Horse3
As the music industry’s traditional structures continue to fall away, new models are building upon unsteady foundations. Some of the new companies that stepped onto the playing field in previous years fought in 2012 to stay in the game. Major music companies merged and reorganized while...Read More
Three years shy of his tenure with Live Nation, executive chairman Irving Azoff has called it quits. He was reportedly frustrated by the constraints of working at a public company, which he deemed as stifling to his entrepreneurial spirit. As Azoff moves forward, he is taking some of Live...Read More