CATEGORY: MAJOR LABELS

Spotify Direct Deals vs Major Label Artists – Who Wins?

Spotify has drawn fire for making direct deals with artists. But while it might offer a higher net royalty rate, are these deals really...



Radio Issues An Ironic Plea For Fairness [Op-Ed]

In a welcome twist, a group radio broadcasters recently got together and penned a letter supporting the national Association of Broadcasters' goal of deregulating...


23 Prince Albums, New ‘Anthology’ Available On Spotify, Apple Music and Other Streamers For 1st Time

Twenty three Prince albums are now available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other music streamers for first time. The superstar singer/songwriter was a...


Sony, Universal Earn $500K Every Hour From Streaming

While streaming is often slammed for how little money it brings in, it turns out that this is more an issue for the artists,...


Music Industry Pays Tribute To Aretha Franklin

With today's death of Aretha Franklin (76), music has lost one of its powerful voices, and both the industry and other artists are responding...


Full List Of Dove Awards 2017 Winners: MarcyMe, Bernie Herms, Reba McEntire and More

Christian rock group MercyMe had a big night at the 48th annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards on Tuesday night, winning the award for...


The Music Business Has Its Own Weinstein Problem

As accuser after accuser joins the chorus revealing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's decades of misogyny, women around the world are stepping forward to share...


The Music Business Has Its Own Weinstein Problem

As accuser after accuser joins the chorus revealing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's decades of misogyny, women around the world are stepping forward to share...


A7X Lawsuit Bears Potential To Forever Change Label Contracts

Huntington Beach, CA based band Avenged Sevenfold is trying a legal maneuver new to the music industry as they challenge the "7 year rule,"...


A7X Lawsuit Bears Potential To Forever Change Label Contracts

Huntington Beach, CA based band Avenged Sevenfold is trying a legal maneuver new to the music industry as they challenge the "7 year rule,"...