When the Supreme Court denied a Minnesota woman's effort to appeal a $220,000 judgment for illegally downloading music, it was a reminder of a way that the record business tried to fight piracy…
Growing international digital sales and streaming are driving the music business to renewed health thanks in large part to fast-growing demand in developing markets, according to a report issued…
California-based mega-retailer Amoeba Music, the last big record store on the block, has moved into the digital age with both feet.
Ramping up for an online future, Sony Music Entertainment has named Ole Obermann to the newly created position of executive vp, digital partner development and sales and hired former EMI Music exec…
While the overall global music business continues its long, painful contraction, some statistical hope is appearing on the horizon, with global digital music sales set to cross £5 billion ($8.6…
In the turbulent waters of digital music royalties, there's uncertainty ... and there's opportunity.
The rise of digital platforms has kept showbiz scrambling -- and lawyers working overtime -- to sort out how content can be monetized and rightsholders compensated fairly. But with cloud-based music…
With Spotify establishing a U.S. beachhead, remote access services compete for hearts and wallets.
The music biz can't stem the bleeding, but for now, digital tracks are proving to be a secure Band-aid. Album sales dropped for a seventh consecutive year, but a dramatic increase in the sale of…
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