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Alex Pham / Billboard.Biz:
Internet Royalties Showdown in Washington Wednesday: What to Expect   —  Major stakeholders are expected to make their case on Wednesday in a Congressional hearing that will set the stage for what is likely to be a long battle over Internet radio royalty rates.
Nov 28, 2012, 8:55 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard.Biz:
Turntable.fm Co-Founder Seth Goldstein Returns With EDM-Centric DJZ   —  Serial entrepreneur Seth Goldstein, chairman of social music service Turntable.fm, is back with another music project, DJZ - and he's brought in some Silicon Valley backers and an Internet veteran to help him run the company.
Oct 31, 2012, 10:00 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard.Biz:
Business Matters: The Truth About Pandora's Payments to Artists   —  Pandora mounted an effective publicity campaign Tuesday by revealing the amounts of royalties some artists' songs generate on its service (as opposed to how much money those artists are actually collecting).
Oct 11, 2012, 1:05 PMIn context
Andrew Hampp / Billboard.Biz:
Exclusive: Turntable.FM Signs Licensing Deals With All Four Major Labels — It's Official   —  Turntable.fm is going legit, with licensing agreements with all four of the major labels now in place.  The announcement was made today at South By Southwest by Turntable.fm founder Billy Chasen …
Mar 13, 2012, 1:55 PMIn context
Andrew Hampp / Billboard:
Exclusive: MySpace Launches New Music Player, Search Function, Facebook Integration   —  After teasing a few key advertisers with a short presentation in September, MySpace has debuted its first major product offering under new owners Specific Media.  The new MySpace music player launches today …
Dec 19, 2011, 5:00 PMIn context
Billboard:
Sony on Board for Google Music Launch Tomorrow: Report   —  In addition to Universal, Sony and the recently sold EMI are expected to be on board when Google announces the addition of MP3 downloads to Google Music at an event Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Nov 15, 2011, 7:20 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard.Biz:
Steve Jobs Remembered by Edgar Bronfman Jr., Martin Bandier and Other Executives   —  Steve Jobs wasn't just a technological innovator - he created a role for himself and his business in the music industry that hadn't existed before.  In these conversations and written remembrances …
Oct 7, 2011, 10:40 AMIn context
David Downs / Billboard.Biz:
Killers, Snoop Dogg, Jane's Addiction Rock Sean Parker's f8 Conference/Party   —  To celebrate Thursday's f8 announcement of Facebook and Spotify's partnership, Sean Parker hosted an exclusive “A Celebration of Music” that night in a San Francisco warehouse, inviting the Killers, Snoop Dogg …
Sep 24, 2011, 12:30 AMIn context
Antony Bruno / Billboard.Biz:
Universal Music Group Launching Spotify Playlist Service for U.S. Fans   —  How badly do U.S. record labels want Spotify to succeed?  —  Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD) has created a fan-facing music playlist service that's entirely powered by Spotify's free usage tier.
Jul 27, 2011, 2:05 PMIn context
Bill Werde / Billboard.Biz:
Spotify Gained 70,000 U.S. Subscribers in First Week: Sources   —  In my travels last night and in emails this morning I had three distinct label/publisher execs confirm the same number: that @Spotify has right in the ballpark of 70,000 paid Stateside subscribers after only one week in business.
Jul 22, 2011, 4:05 PMIn context

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