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Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
The Download Hits Middle Age (and It Shows)   —  The slow but steady rise of on-demand services like Spotify and Rdio coincided with a drop-off in sales for various download fomats.  —  The digital download hit middle age in 2013.  Although retirement may be far in the future …
Dec 16, 2013, 6:35 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Rap Genius and Sony/ATV Reveal Licensing Deal (Exclusive)   —  Rap Genius, the online lyric site with financial backing from Silicon Valley heavyweights, has signed its first licensing deal.  Billboard has learned the Brooklyn-based startup has a licensing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Nov 17, 2013, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Pham / Billboard:
NMPA Targets Unlicensed Lyric Sites, Rap Genius Among 50 Sent Take-Down Notices   —  The National Music Publishers Association on Monday fired an opening salvo at lyric sites that it believes have not obtained licenses to publish those lyrics, including Rap Genius, a high-flying New York startup …
Nov 11, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Alex Pham / Billboard:
YouTube preparing a $10/month premium on-demand music service, may come this year   —  YouTube to Launch Subscription Music Service (Breaking)  —  YouTube is preparing a premium on-demand music service — akin to a Spotify, but with video — to launch later this year, according to several sources familiar with the plans.
Oct 23, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Pandora Cuts Direct Pub Deal With Universal Music Publishing (While Fighting Direct Pub Deals In Rate Court)   —  While Pandora is maneuvering to lower its music publishing rates, it has cut a short-term deal with Universal Music Publishing Group that according to sources would represent …
Jul 3, 2013, 11:30 PMIn context
Alex Pham / Billboard:
Warner Music Inks Deal With Google for Music Subscription Services   —  Warner Music Group has struck a licensing deal with Google for two music services the technology giant is launching later this summer, according to executives familiar with the agreement.
Mar 5, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Billboard:
Swizz Beatz's Resume: The History of a Multi-Tasker   —  In today's fluid economy it's not uncommon to have a second job.  A third, fourth, or fifth job though, is something special.  And when you're super-producer Swizz Beatz and you have a baker's dozen jobs at once, it's frankly less …
Jan 19, 2012, 3:35 PMIn context
Tom Ferguson / Billboard:
Apple Inc. Downplays Beatles ‘Speculation’   —  Apple Inc has dismissed claims in the U.K. press that the Beatles catalog is about to be made available online through the computer giant's iTunes Music Store as “unsubstantiated speculation.”  —  Reports on Friday suggested that unnamed sources …
Mar 10, 2008, 6:30 PMIn context
Billboard:
Linkin Park Rocks Apple Store At Secret Show   —  Linkin Park rocked a crowd of contest winners and industry personnel just after midnight Thursday (Feb. 21) at the Apple Store in New York's Soho neighborhood, in what served as an intimate warm-up for a show tonight at the city's Madison Square Garden.
Feb 21, 2008, 10:10 AMIn context
Billboard:
Timbaland Creating Mobile Album For Verizon   —  As Timbaland's “Shock Value” goes up for five Grammy Awards, the hitmaking hip-hop producer has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless to make the first “mobile album,” which will be exclusively available to subscribers of V Cast, Verizon's mobile entertainment service.
Feb 9, 2008, 4:25 PMIn context

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