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Music Overload, Fans And Platinum Albums

Back in the past there used to be about a thousand metal and rock releases a year and from those releases only a few got traction and if an artist didn’t get traction or press they were doomed. 666 more words

Music

Record Industry Dismayed By Lack of Cassette Sales

The RIAA has revealed that despite releasing various albums on cassette tapes that no one asked for, the sales numbers are shockingly low. In the year of 2014, not one cassette released this year has sold more than 50 copies. 131 more words

News

Will there be a second platinum album in 2014?

There’s an interesting topic sprouting up in music these days and I’m chiming in…

…to talk about whether there will be a second platinum album this year or not! 462 more words

The music industry made history in 2014

Since the Recording Industry Association of America’s inception in 1976, 2014 will mark the first year with no certified platinum records.  To be platinum certified album sales have to reach a million sold and according to the RIAA no artist is even close to making this mark. (read more)

News

Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads (C|Net)

Revenue for digital music held steady in the first half of the year, but streaming services appeared to get richer at the expense of downloads, according to data from the RIAA. 46 more words

Digital Entertainment Marketing

Streaming music swiping sales from music downloads

[A]ccording to data on music sales from the Recording Industry Association of America. US revenue for streaming-music services rose 28 percent to $859 million in the first half of the year, compared with $673 million in the year-earlier period. 123 more words

Business

SiriusXM Suffers Crushing Loss in High-Stakes Courtroom Battle

In a ruling with far-reaching consequences, Flo & Eddie of the Turtles convince a judge that their public performance rights were violated 615 more words

Law