POSTS BY: BRUCE HOUGHTON

SiriusXM Completes $480M Investment in Pandora, 3 Join Board

Pandora and SiriusXM announced Friday that the later has purchased $307.5 million of Series A preferred stock in Pandora, completing the $480 million strategic...



Money Is Streaming Into The Music Industry: A Breakdown Of Where It’s Coming From [CHART]

It's no secret that streaming is driving a comeback for a recorded music industry that saw sales fall from $40 billion in 1999 to...


Unreleased Beatles Demo For Sale On eBay [LISTEN]

A rare and unreleased demo of The Beatles' “What Goes On” with John Lennon and Paul McCartney singing is now for sale on eBay....


ASCAP “I Create Music” 13th Annual Expo Set For May 7-9, 2018

ASCAP today announced that its 13th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO will be held May 7 - 9, 2018 at the Loews Hollywood...


New Order Settles Lawsuit With Longtime Bassist

After years of acrimony, members of the legendary new wave band New Order reached a legal settlement with former bassist Peter Hook over the...


FRI. BRIEF: Chester Bennington Tribute • Sound Royalties Expands Relief Fund • ASCAP Sets Expo • More

FRIDAY 9.22.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Modern hard rock royalty is lining up to pay tribute to the much loved Liken...


Announcement Of Latin Grammy Nominees Delayed Indefinitely By Natural Disasters

The Latin Recording Academy has postponed the announcement of nominations for the 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards in the aftermath of a deadly and...


FREE WEBINAR: How To (Properly) Release Music Online

Confused about the best ways to release music online? From selling direct to fans, to selling on stores like iTunes and Amazon, there are...


Concord Music Acquires Savoy Label Group, 429 Records

[UPDATED] Indie music powerhouse Concord Music continues its buying streak with this acquisition of the Savoy Label Group. Details of the deal were not...


AM BRIEF: RIAA Confirms Streaming’s Ascendancy • Yoko Nixes John Lemon • Facebook’s Songwriter Problem • More

THURSDAY 9.21.17 Music Business News From Around The Web I guess that streaming music thing really isn't just a fad.... Updated continuously under our...