Deezer Launches In The U.S. News

Deezer Launches In The U.S.

No Comments 22 July 2016

From the Music 3.0 blog: After a year run up, the streaming service Deezer has finally launched in the United States.

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YouTube Halves Payment Rate

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YouTube Halves Payment Rate

No Comments 14 July 2016

YouTube’s market-based system of paying recording artists and labels for each stream did rights owners almost no favors in 2015, despite a huge jump in usage of the video platform. Billboard reports.

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Best U.S. Cities for Music Fans

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Best U.S. Cities for Music Fans

No Comments 11 July 2016

via Music 3.0: If you’re a music fan or musician on the move, you probably want to know what the music scene is like in the various cities across the U.S. ValuePenguin set out to determine the best cities in the country for music fans by compiling 15 different data points (most of which aren’t specified) into 3 different categories. What the survey determined is fairly surprising.

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Audio streaming surpasses music videos

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Audio streaming surpasses music videos

No Comments 6 July 2016

via TechCrunch: Audio didn’t quite kill the video star, but it’s making a comeback. Americans are now on-demand streaming more songs as audio than they’re consuming through music videos. The shift highlights the importance of music in the battle for mobile profits, plus it could help artists get paid more.

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Publishing Industry Expresses Confusion, Concern Over Sweeping DOJ Decision

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Publishing Industry Expresses Confusion, Concern Over Sweeping DOJ Decision

No Comments 5 July 2016

The music publishing industry - from performance rights organizations to individual songwriters - is up in arms over a dramatic decision last week from the Department of Justice, with several executives expressing “deep disappointment.” Billboard reports.

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Acoustic Music Awards Kicks Off

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Acoustic Music Awards Kicks Off

No Comments 4 July 2016

The 2016 IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) promotes excellence in acoustic music performance and artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition.

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Google Licenses LyricFind

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Google Licenses LyricFind

No Comments 27 June 2016

Starting today, music publishers and songwriters have a brand new source of revenue. Billboard reports.

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