Spotify is undeniably a juggernaut in the music industry with over 140 million active users and 60 million subscribers across 61 markets. The service offers over 30 million songs and 2 billion playlists to its millions of users so there will always be something to listen to (Spotify press, n.d.). 687 more words
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Are you a college student?
Do you like to watch your shows on your time?…
Listen to your music, commercial free… On your own time? 520 more words
The History of the Music Industry's First-Ever Digital Single, 20 Years After Its Release — www.billboard.com
In September 1997, Capitol Records made history by releasing Duran Duran’s “Electric Barbarella” on the internet as the first-ever digital single, heralding a massive shift in how the music industry operates. 326 more words
Issue #243: The Music Industry Bands Together to Finally Get Paid Online; Why Discogs Is Ready To Serve Much More Than Just Music
The Music Industry Bands Together to Finally Get Paid Online — www.wired.com
A group called the Open Music Initiative is figuring out artist payments for digital platforms. 414 more words
I wrote a Facebook post last night about supporting creative workers, but it really wasn’t enough.
I used David Crosby as an example because he was talking to his followers on Twitter about royalties from places like Youtube and Sirius Radio and Spotify and so on, and pointing out that the returns on a career in music are – well, they aren’t good. 517 more words