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Spotify finally expands to Japan, where CDs are still king
Spotify finally expands to Japan, where CDs are still king
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has noted that there will be an uphill battle in Japan for the streaming service, a nation where CDs remain king. The ...... 05 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Musicians sue record labels over lack of streaming payments
Musicians sue record labels over lack of streaming payments
The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has sued Warner Bros, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Hollywood ...... 15 Aug 2015
Music sharing service Grooveshark officially shuts down following legal defeat
Music sharing service Grooveshark officially shuts down following legal defeat
Although most people probably thought it was shuttered years ago anyways, the music sharing service Grooveshark has officially shut down. ...... 01 May 2015 - 1 comment
Labels reportedly want Spotify to limit free streaming
Labels reportedly want Spotify to limit free streaming
According to reports, Universal Music Group - the world's largest label, is pressuring Spotify to limit its free streaming service that is used ...... 22 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Report: The record labels continue to leech all the money that should be going to artists, songwriters
Report: The record labels continue to leech all the money that should be going to artists, songwriters
Thanks to a new report from Ernst & Young in conjunction with French record label trade group SNEP, we can see that artists and songwriters ...... 08 Feb 2015 - 4 comments
SoundCloud nearing licensing deal with record labels
SoundCloud nearing licensing deal with record labels
A major deal is in the works between music service SoundCloud and the record labels. The deal, which could close this month, will give the ...... 13 Jul 2014 - 3 comments
RIAA forced to lay off employees after revenue drops again
RIAA forced to lay off employees after revenue drops again
According to tax records, the RIAA has had to lay off many employees as revenues continued to sink. It appears that over the last two years, ...... 25 May 2013 - 6 comments
Amazon in discussions with record labels over possible streaming subscription service
Amazon in discussions with record labels over possible streaming subscription service
According a new report, Amazon is looking to get into the streaming subscription music business, following other giants into the ring. So ...... 21 Mar 2013
Apple's streaming radio plan gains some traction
Apple's streaming radio plan gains some traction
Apple has intensified their recent discussions with the major music labels in an effort to get their own streaming radio service launched. ...... 27 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Record label cited in cocaine trafficking bust
Record label cited in cocaine trafficking bust
Earlier this year, following a year-long investigation, the U.S. DEA arrested and indicted 46-year-old rap music manager James Rosemond on 18 ...... 17 Sep 2011 - 10 comments
LimeWire settles with record labels for $105 million
LimeWire settles with record labels for $105 million
LimeWire has decided to settle with the record labels in their federal copyright infringement suit, paying $105 million and finally marking ...... 13 May 2011 - 1 comment
Obvious alert: Record labels angry at Google over Google Music launch
Obvious alert: Record labels angry at Google over Google Music launch
As reported this week, Google has launched the beta of their Google Music cloud service. To nobody's surprise, the record labels are not ...... 12 May 2011 - 4 comments
Labels angry about Amazon's CloudDrive
Labels angry about Amazon's CloudDrive
Earlier this week, Amazon launched its CloudDrive, a digital locker for users which offers 5GB free cloud storage on their servers. Amazon ...... 30 Mar 2011 - 25 comments
     

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