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November 1, 2016

Digital Music News - October 31, 2016

1 out of every 4 CDs sold on Amazon is counterfeit.

Musically - October 28, 2016

SiriusXM posted highest quarterly revenues yet in Q3 2016.

Billboard - October 27, 2016

RIP Vine: Twitter announces retirement of the looping video ap...

October 20, 2016

Amplify - October 19, 2016

Eventbrite's Facebook integration and the future of distributed commerce.

A2IM - October 18, 2016

Attention: serious counterfeit product alert.

TorrentFreak - October 18, 2016

KickassTorrents defense: torrents are not copyrighted content, US...

October 18, 2016

Tech Times - October 14, 2016

YouTube-mp3 and The Pirate Bay now outrank Spotify and Pandora in worldwide music website traffic.

Business Wire - October 17, 2016

Pandora rolls out the next generation of its artist marketing platform.

Digital Music News - October 15, 2...

October 13, 2016

Music Ally - October 12, 2016

YouTube buys FameBit to connect creators with brands.

Billboard - October 12, 2016

Amazon launches three-tiered music unlimited streaming service.

Amplify - October 12, 2016

VenueNext raises $15m to expand globally.

PIAS - October 11, 2016

What i...

October 12, 2016

Controversy about YouTube in the music industry surged this summer. There were outcries that the company pays less out to artists and rightsholders than streaming services. There was a highly publicized petition -- signed by the three major labels, Taylor Swift, Lady G...

October 6, 2016

The Next Web - October 6, 2016

Shazam's new Lite app for Android faster at IDing songs than anything out there.

Hypebot - October 6, 2016

Australians increasingly eschew CDs and downloads in exchange for streaming.

Digital Music News - October 6, 2016

Ticketmaster overcharg...

September 15, 2016

The Verge - September 15, 2016

Pandora launches Pandora Plus, an improved version of its $5 subscription service.

Musically - September 15, 2016

ERA boss says exclusives damage streaming sector's credibility.

TechCrunch - September 13, 2016

YouTube gets its own social netwo...

September 8, 2016

TechCrunch - September 7, 2016

Apple kills headphone jack (1878 - 2016). RIP.

Music Business Worldwide - September 5, 2016

Sony slashes 60% of EMI Publishing staff after historic $2.2bn buyout.

Billboard - September 6, 2016

Facebook, Amazon among dozens of U.S. companies in...

September 6, 2016

Music Business Worldwide - September 2, 2016

Major labels generated $5bn in first half of 2016 - as Universal took lion's share.

Billboard - September 1, 2016

Vevo partners with MediaWorks in New Zealand.

recode - August 31, 2016

Video app maker Flipagram is trying to find...

August 30, 2016

The Verge - August 26, 2016

Spotify reportedly burying tracks from artists who give exclusives to competition.

Billboard - August 25, 2016

Universal Music's streaming revenues 'more than offset' download and physical declines.

Bloomberg - August 22, 2016

Apple weighs iPhone...

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