The Billboard Power 100

One could do worse than write a history of the business from the pages of Billboard’s Power 100 rankings. This year the venerable music industry…

The Case For SoundCloud

SoundCloud’s mission has been to offer a free-to-register music platform with little or no advertising. It has gained a reputation since its foundation in 2007…

MIDEM in the Music Industry

MIDEM, the music industry conference held in France that is owned by communications company Reed MIDEM, targets the creativity and synergy of musicians, music entrepreneurs,…

R.I.P. EMI

EMI, the British company, has been a driving force in the music industry since 1887, when Emile Berliner invented the Gramophone.  Since then, EMI has…

Back to VEVO: Music Videos on TV

Video is the fastest growing segment on the Internet and a quick glance at the top ranked videos on YouTube will reveal music videos occupying almost all of the top slots.

Finance and The Majors: Dangerous Times

Peer-to-peer download sites, coupled with a crippling and consistent drop in physical record sales have left Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group,…