Spotify’s Clout

In the last four months three new streaming platforms were launched: Apple Music, Tidal, and Google Play Music. Others, among them YouTube, Deezer, and Rdio,…

The New Clear Channel

On September 16th, the world’s largest mass media company, Clear Channel, announced that it had officially changed its name to iHeart Media.1 Clear Channel is also…

Apple Plans for Internet Radio

When Pandora Internet radio entered the market with a strong initial public offering in 2011, a reporter from Bloomberg TV asked the Chairman and CEO,…

Sirius XM vs. SoundExchange

On March 27th, 2012 PRNewswire reported that Sirius XM Radio filed a complaint against SoundExchange, Inc. and American Association of Independent Music (A2IM). The complaint…