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5 Reasons The Major Labels Didn't Really Blow It With Napster | Hypebot

Whatever the reason, it’s bullshit. The major labels were right not to compromise with Napster. I was VP of Electronic Music Distribution at Sony Music at the time, dealing with these issues day to day.

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Artist Rights

When Metallica Sued Napster

Anybody who reads this blog knows that I am intrigued by the history of technology and I look back periodically at past events when they seem to be relevant to something happening today. 669 more words

The Industry

The Newsboys Receive First Platinum Certification From RIAA

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The Newsboys may have formed almost three decades ago, but the Christian pop rock band is enjoying the fruits of their labor like never before with their first platinum record. 161 more words

Daily Bread

The Newsboys Receive First Platinum Certification From RIAA

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The Newsboys may have formed almost three decades ago, but the Christian pop rock band is enjoying the fruits of their labor like never before with their first platinum record. 161 more words

- Daily Praise

An important victory for Artists and the entire Music Industry

Grooveshark was one of the first online services that let you play almost any song you wanted, on demand, with no restrictions. It closed down Thursday and it won’t be coming back, according to a statement on the website. 234 more words

Songwriting Tips

On April 30, 2015.

On April 30, 2015, Ben E. King died aged 76. Being one of the lead singers of the soul vocal group “Drifters” he is best known as the singer and co-composer of “Stand by Me”, song  number 25 on the RIAA’s list of “Songs of the century”.

From the Vault: Beyonce Irreplaceable

To the left. To the left. Everything you own in the box to the left! If, you just sang that aloud—you’ll appreciate this weeks’ from the vault installment. 117 more words

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