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Ed Christman / Billboard:
Spotify sued for $150M over alleged unpaid royalties, proposed class exceeds 100 members   —  Spotify Hit With $150 Million Class Action Over Unpaid Royalties  —  EMAIL ME  —  Vocal artist rights advocate David Lowery brings a massive action against the largest streaming service.
Dec 29, 2015, 12:45 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Q&A with new Tidal CEO, former SoundCloud exec Jeff Toig, the startup's third CEO in under a year   —  Jay Z's Tidal Gets New CEO: Former SoundCloud Exec Takes the Streaming Reins  —  EMAIL ME  —  The former Muve Music and Soundcloud executive should be a steadying influence as Tidal's third CEO in less than a year.
Dec 2, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Spotify removes thousands of songs from Victory Records' catalog amid royalties disputes   —  Publishers Said to Be Missing As Much as 25 Percent of Streaming Royalties  —  By some industry estimates, as much as 25 percent of mechanical royalties due publishers and songwriters are going unpaid …
Oct 21, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Andrew Flanagan / Billboard:
Aurous sued by Universal, Sony, and Warner for copyright infringement three days after launching its Popcorn Time-like streaming music service   —  Aurous Sued By the Majors Three Days After Debut  —  Well, that didn't take long.  After launching its alpha version this past Saturday following months …
Oct 13, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Deezer IPO filing shows firm spends 75%+ of revenue on rights holders, doesn't generate revenue from 40.2% of subscribers   —  Deezer's IPO Filing Shows Both Potential and Problems  —  The financial information in Deezer's filing for a public stock offering provides rare transparency …
Sep 26, 2015, 6:10 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
RIAA finds streaming revenues grow 23.2%, downloads fall 4%, vinyl sales grow 51.3%, in first half of 2015   —  Record Label Revenue Flat in First Half of 2015  —  Big gains in paid digital access and ad-supported streaming services kept things from going underwater.
Sep 22, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Spotify's Found Them First lets you see which artists you listened to before they became popular, defined as having over 20M streams and 2,000% growth   —  Spotify's ‘Found Them First’ Puts a New Spin on Discovery Bragging Rights  —  Do you listen to bands before they're famous?  Are you a tastemaker?
Sep 10, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Pandora Q2 sales grow 30% YoY to $285.6M, local ads up 67% to $58.9M, mobile now 80.4% of revenue, listener growth only 3.9% YoY   —  Pandora Revenue Grows 30 Percent, Listener Growth Slows  —  The online radio company's royalty burden improved to 45.6 percent of revenue in the second quarter.
Jul 24, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Billboard:
Apple Music signs thousands of independent labels after changing royalty structure during trial period   —  Apple Music Signs Beggars Group, Merlin: Sources  —  Beggars comprises the imprints 4AD, XL, Matador and Rough Trade and has had a hand in the careers of Adele, Radiohead and Arcade Fire …
Jun 24, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
Andrew Hampp / Billboard:
Source: Sony removes music by Adele, Hozier, Kelly Clarkson, and others from SoundCloud due to “lack of monetization opportunities”   —  Sony Pulls Hozier, Adele, Miguel, Others From SoundCloud In Licensing Impasse  —  Sony Music has removed original recordings from the SoundCloud pages …
May 7, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

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Microsoft employees transform lives in biggest year yet for charitable giving  —  Giving program raised $125 million for nonprofits and schools around the world in 2015, including the company match of employee contributions.
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