CATEGORY: MAJOR LABELS

Streaming Grew Profits For Warner Music Group In 2017

Warner Music Group Corp. today announced its fourth-quarter, reporting growth in revenue, as well as, a net loss. “We’ve now had five consecutive years...



Spotify’s ‘Today’s Top Hits" Has 12.3M Followers: Chartmetric Dives Into The Stats The Drive It

After well over a year of tracking the data coming out of Spotify's 'Today's Top Hits', Chartmetric has some revealing numbers concerning this incredibly...


Warner Music Group Reports Solid Growth, But Losses Rise From $3M to $38M In Q4

Warner Music Group reported solid growth across multiple metrics in the fourth fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2017. But net losses for the quarter...


Spotify, Tencent And The Laws Of Unintended Consequences [Mark Mulligan]

Spotify is reportedly in talks with the the music arm of Chinese net giant Tencent to swap 10% stakes in each other’s businesses ahead...


Spotify, China’s Tencent In Stake Swap Talks That Could Mean Lower Payments To Labels, Artists

Spotify is in talks with the the music arm of Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings to swap 10% stakes in each other’s businesses ahead...


Russell Simmons Steps Down After Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations

[UPDATED] Hip-hop entrepreneur Russell Simmons on Thursday announced that he was stepping down from the companies he founded after another woman leveled a sexual...


Taylor Swift’s New Album "Reputation" Is Now Streaming On Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, More

Taylor Swift's "Reputation" is now streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming music services. Three weeks after its release, fans in Australia and...


Indie Record Store Black Friday Sales Up 13.8%, reports CIMS

Black Friday sales reports from the Coalition Of Independent Music Stores are in and they were universally positive, according to Michael Bunnell, CIMS Executive...


Owning A Piece Of Drake’s Music Now Possible Through The Magic Of Vetz

For the hardcore fan, the idea of owning a piece of their favorite artist's music might well be an enticing one and now, thanks...


Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine Documentary "The Defiant Ones Now Available On DVD, Streaming

“The Defiant Ones,” the documentary about the lives and careers of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, comes out on Blu-ray and DVD today, and...