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There's Still A Lot of Money to Be Made in Dance Music, Report Says

The International Music Summit kicked off in Ibiza earlier today with its annual industry breakdown.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.24.17
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Spotify Executive Says Artist Streaming Royalties Aren’t “Fair”

Lady Gaga's former manager Troy Carter said he thinks the music industry's value chain is broken.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.22.17
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DJs Can Now Make Money Off Their SoundCloud Mixes in Revenue-Sharing Update

Exclusive: The music-streaming platform is expanding its revenue sharing program to include producers and remixers.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.13.17
Spotify

Prince’s Music Returns to Spotify on Sunday

Stream his entire Warner Bros. catalog, including albums such as 'Purple Rain' and '1999.'
Krystal Rodriguez
2.10.17
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Spotify Reportedly No Longer in Talks to Buy SoundCloud

An unnamed source cites the streaming giant’s IPO preparation as the reason for the deal not going ahead.
Krystal Rodriguez
12.12.16
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Artists Can Now Win A Grammy Without Selling A Single Physical Album

A new rule implemented by the Recording Academy makes records on streaming-only services eligible for awards.
Krystal Rodriguez
6.16.16
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BBC Finds Half of People Who Buy Vinyl Don't Actually Listen to It

"I just collect them, put them on my wall, and think they look great."
Britt Julious
4.15.16
Features

Beatport's Former CEO Wants to Help You Not Get Sued for Your Bootleg Remixes

Metapop is a new company making it easier for artists, labels, and publishers to get paid fairly.
Benjamin Boles
4.15.16
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Radiohead B-Sides Disappear From Streaming Services, Back Catalogue Transferred to XL

Never fear though you'll be able to listen to the band's deep cuts soon.
Benjamin Boles
4.5.16
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SoundCloud Joins Streaming Arms Race with New Subscription Service

The streaming platform offers offline syncing and access to the major's catalogs with SoundCloud Go.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.29.16
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Spotify Reaches a Royalty Agreement with the National Music Publishers Association

A settlement deal has been made in regards to the company's unpaid royalties.
Michael Scott Barron
3.18.16
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Indie Music Subscription Service Drip Rescued By Kickstarter

Crowdfunding platform takes over “future fan club,” just as it was about to shut down.
Benjamin Boles
3.17.16