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Aimee Mann has dropped her lawsuit against MediaNet, a B2B company that supplies music, ebooks, and other media.
Mann originally sued MediaNet for millions because they were distributing her music on an expired license. She has originally licensed her music to the company in 2003, but […]
MP3s and computer speakers have led us to compressed audio files and crappy sounding music. Some people have had enough, which explains the high resolution streaming trend. But hi res streaming isn’t worth shit if you don’t have high quality headphones or high end […]Read more
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TuneGO has been in beta for the past 12 months, and they say that 1,000 artists have signed up for their platform (although they don’t mention how many of these users are active).
The platform will come out of free beta this quarter, and will […]
We’ve been hearing a lot from Deezer, Tidal, Spotify, and Pandora recently. How’s ol’ Rhapsody doing?
Rhapsody and Napster, the other service the company owns, has announced that they have 2.5 million paying global subscribers. They say this is 60 […]
Last week, a leaked royalty report showed that YouTube’s subscription-based Music Key was paying a healthy 5.4 cents ($0.054) per stream. But could that be possible? Here’s another leaked statement, this time from YouTube Music’s mainline, non […]Read more
Hifi audio is the hot new trend among streaming services and digital audio stores, with companies racing to get ahold of the market.
Aspiro’s hifi streaming services, Tidal and Wimp, caught Jay-Z’s attention. He’s buying the company for $56 million, even […]
The following guest post comes from David Israelite, head of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). Currently, Pandora is fighting major publishers and PROs to lower the rates paid to songwriters.
In a New Year’s message to listeners, Pandora’s CEO called 2014 the “year of […]Read more
Madonna is reaching her late 50s and is releasing her 13th studio album. Her team is trying extra hard to make her new music relevant to a younger generation of listeners, and their plan appears to be working.
Madonna took advantage of Snapchat’s […]