CATEGORY: MAJOR LABELS

How Record Labels Screwed Up The Music Industry, And How Spotify, Apple Saved Them

ALTERNATIVE TAKE: Mike Masnick explores the sordid history of how the record labels' behavior in the early days of the internet literally brought the...



Why Music Data Shouldn’t Drive 100% Of Decisions

In this interview, James Martin of Midem speaks with Sam Hill, Director of Digital Marketing at BMG UK, about his job, advice he'd give...


The Reason Record Labels Hate Free Streaming Tiers

While streaming services may often be touted as the saviors of the music industry, label execs are no fans of the 'free tiers' offered...


Billboard Music Awards 2018 – Full Winners List

Kelly Clarkson began the 2018 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night with a tribute to the victims of Friday's mass shooting at Santa Fe...


Majors Labels, Big Media Launch Digital Future Council

Sony Music, Warners Music Group and Universal Music have teamed with leading media and ad firms to launch a new think tank around the...


Deezer, Jazz FM Partner To Honor Iconic Record Labels

Deezer has announced a partnership with Jazz FM in honor of International Jazz Day. The streaming service has joined forces with the radio station...


Jack White Is The Lord Of Vinyl: Here Are 6 Reasons Why

Vinyl has continued to enjoy a healthy resurgence, now its twelfth year on the rise. The medium owes a great deal of its renaissance...


Capitol Music Group Launches Music Innovation Center

Capitol Music Group, has launched the Capitol Innovation Center to help drive future innovation in music and the music industry. Housed in the iconic...


When Will Taylor Swift’s "Reputation" Be Available On Spotify, Apple Music? [UPDATED]

[UPDATED] When will Taylor Swift's new album "Reputation" be available on Spotify, Apple Music and other music streamers? It's was a big debut week...


Industry Critic Neil Young Will Now Give His Music Away Free

Longtime music industry critic Neil Young, who has spent decades railing against a rigged music business that undervalues creators, has announced that he'll be...