Consumer Spending On Digital Music Actually Fell In 2014 + Your Top Music News

Story of the Week Consumer Spending On Digital Music Actually Fell In 2014 (Yes You Read That Right) Though the drop was small – 1% – it was still nonetheless a drop at a period when digital spending should be booming. In some key markets the consumer spending decline was significantly larger, such as a… Continue reading Consumer Spending On Digital Music Actually Fell In 2014 + Your Top Music News

Surprising Takeaways From The Billboard Music Industry Executive Survey

People often think of music, label, and technology executives as disconnected and greedy, but a report out yesterday from Billboard shows they might not think as differently as consumers. The survey, given to 50-something anonymous music industry executives, had a few unexpected bits of information inside. We don’t know which executives were polled and what… Continue reading Surprising Takeaways From The Billboard Music Industry Executive Survey

Soundcheck: Your 5-Minute Recap Of Last Week’s Most Important Music News

Story Of The Week Facebook In Talks with Major Labels for Music Video Trial http://bit.ly/1KuxNKF Music videos are Facebook is looking to pull music video views away from YouTube as it pilots a new video platform. As Variety reported, the ad revenue split would mirror YouTube’s — 45 percent to Facebook, 55 percent to rights… Continue reading Soundcheck: Your 5-Minute Recap Of Last Week’s Most Important Music News