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MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 06/27/2012

Martin Kierszenbaum and Cherrytree Records, Home to LMFAO and Fiest
Part Ways With InterscopeMartin Kierszenbaum - Cherrytree Records



Is Unscripted TV the New Reality for Record Industry Executives?


Publishing Departures: 'Big' Jon Platt Leaves EMI, Rak Sanghvi Leaves Sony/ATV


Universal Republic Appoints New Urban A&R VPs


Myth Dispensing: The Whole 'Spotify Barely Pays Artists' Story Is Bunk


Lady Gaga's Manager Troy Carter Talks Music Tech, Social Media, And International Markets


iHeartRadio Adds Cox Media Group & Emmis Stations Jimmy Iovine Mona Scott


Six Ways Songwriters Can Motivate Themselves To Write


YouTube's Top 5 Channel Partners Saw 1.5 Billion Views in May


Spotify Now The #2 Revenue Source For Major Labels After iTunes



Yahoo! and Spotify Announce Global Content Distribution and Promotion Deal


Berry Gordy-Inspired 'Motown' Musical to Launch on Broadway in 2013






MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 06/15/2012Jessica Rivera & Nas

Universal Music Publishing Group Promotes Jessica Rivera to Senior VP/Co-Head of East Coast Operations



BMI and Radio Industry Announce Settlement


Atlantic's Craig Kallman Talks on Big Beat, Electronic Dance Music


Plans for a New .Music Suffix, but Who Will Own It?


John Janick to Take 'Presidential' Role at Interscope: Sources 


iTunes Match Can Now Stream Music Directly, Without Having to Download


Amazon Close to Major Label Licensing Deals for Cloud Player


Record Industry to See New Growth in the Next Five Years



7 Things to do 1 Week Before Your Album Release






MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 06/07/2012

RIAA, Pandora, NARAS, NAB Square Off On Capitol Hill
YouTube


Vevo Launches Award for 100 Million Video Views


YouTube Inks Licensing Deal with Music Publishers


RIAA Chief Applauds Clear Channel - Big Machine Royalty Deal


The Recording: It's Been Losing Its Value Since 1962


A Concert Mogul Is Betting on Electronic Dance Music


Napster Founders Launch Airtime Video Chat App



George Clinton Fights for His Right to Funk


How Streaming Music Will Change Culture for the Better







MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 05/31/2012

Sony Music Unlimited iOS App Looks to Compete with SpotifyLive Streaming



Digital Music Sales Beat Discs for the First Time in UK


The Strangely Tilted Playing Field of Music Copyright Royalties



Google, Facebook Mull Acquisition of Vevo Stake



Inside Warner/Chappell's Urban Renewal


DIY Live-Streaming: The Future of Concerts?


Spotify Sees Playlist Replacing the Album



Blavatnik Wants New Warner Exec For $weeter Music



Celebrities Who Are Also Entrepreneurs







MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 05/15/2012
Facebook IPO

How Big Data Will Disrupt the $9 Billion Music Publishing Rights Business

  


Not All Musicians are Entreprenuers, But Successful and Professional Ones Are


Facebook Boosts IPO Size by 25 Percent, Could Top $16 Billion



Universal Music Group Q1 Revenue Up 9.1% as Vivendi Profits Exceed Expectations


Sony Closes Indiana Distribution Center, Lays off 226



Warner Music Revenue Down 8% but Losses are Narrow
 

UK Music Industry Marks Coming of Age for Streaming Services




MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 05/01/2012

Jason Geter & T.I.
T.I., 2 Chainz & More Struggle to Keep Mixtape Music off iTunes, Amazon




Kiss FM, Legendary NYC Urban Radio Station Goes Off The Air



Apple Resists Request to Unseal Jobs Deposition in Universal Suit



UK Court Tells Service Providers: Block Pirate Bay



Seeking Songwriting Success: Three Ways Follow-Through Pays Off
98.7 Kiss FM


Lil Wayne Settles "Lollipop" Legal Drama With Producer Deezle for $20 Million



10 Tips For Succeeding in Today's Volatile Music Biz



Radio Royalties Fight Heats Up Again






MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 04/26/2012

Jay Z & Will Smith
Video-Sharing App Viddy Now Backed by Jay-Z, Will Smith, Biz Stone (Twitter Co-Founder)



Warner Chappell Music Named 2012 Music Publisher of the Year


Trapped: Many Artists Like Flo Rida Selling Millions of Singles, but Thousands of Albums


Fifth Beatle' Sir George Martin Believes EMI Break-Up 'The Worst Thing Music Has Ever Faced'


Google Ordered to Stop Copyright Violations on YouTube


Spotify Working on Internet Radio Service to Challenge Pandora


Microsoft to Preview 'Woodstock' Xbox Music Service at E3


Latin Music Execs: Collaboration, Creativity Key


The State of Music Subscription: April, 2012



Apple Soars 10% as Profit Doubles





MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 04/20/2012
Diddy
Sony Plans Major Cuts in EMI Music Publishing Jobs


Sony/ATV-EMI Publishing Deal Gets European Approval


I'm a Producer & Engineer. And I'm Invisible on Digital Music Services


Disappointing Madonna Sales to Spell Financial Disaster for Live Nation


Zach Horowitz Appointed Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group


Sales Surge is Reason to Celebrate on Record Store Day


P.Diddy Tops Forbes Rappers Rich List


Coca-Cola Teams up With Spotify in Music-Sharing Deal


German Court Rules Against You Tube in Rights Case






MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 04/02/2012

Music Industry Can See The Light After 'Least Negative' Sales Since 2004


In Pursuit of EMI, Sony and Universal Will Sell Music-Publishing AssetsRihanna, Ester Dean, Nicki Minaj


The Song Machine - The Hitmakers Behind Rihanna


Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Breaks First Week Airplay Record on Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Chart


SiriusXM Files Antitrust Claims Against Sound
Exchange and a Record Industry Trade Association



Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Hit-Maker Mike Elizondo to World-Wide Publishing Agreement


Harry Fox Agency to Support Google Play With Licensing & Rights Admin Services


Danger Mouse Signs With Universal Music Publishing


Irving Azoff's Front Line Hires Record Company Vets Ron Fair, Richard Palmese


Hollywood-ISP Copyright Coalition Selects Pirate-Hunting Posse






MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 03/23/2012


Michael Lynton Expected to Become CEO of Sony USA

HTC

HTC's Beats By Dre in Talks to Buy Music Subscription Service MOG



Artists, You Have 42 Different Ways to Make Money



Ted Field, Doug Morris to Launch New Record Label



 

With Rise of Streaming Services, Music Biz Pushes for Metrics


Collectively, the Major Labels Still License 80% of Downloads Sold In America


Universal Republic Promotes Tom Mackay To EVP



Martin Bandier Signs Long-Term Contract to Remain Chairman & CEO, Sony/ATV Music Publishing



Can You Copyright Music of Pi? Judge Says No



New Music Seminar Set for June 17-19 in NYC, Offers BMI Discounted Registration







MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 03/03/2012

Warner Music
 

Warner Announces Dedicated Music Channel via YouTube


 

Universal Music Is Urgently Selling $650 Million In Assets to Pay for EMI


INgrooves Buys Fontana Distribution From Universal Music Group 


 

Apple's 'Mastered For iTunes' Won't Defuse Next Year's Copyright Time Bomb 


 

Roc Nation Appoints Dorothy Hui VP of Digital Marketing


 

Vevo to Require Facebook for Registration, Is Facebook About to Replace YouTube?


 

Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Now Biggest-Selling Digital Song by Woman in U.S.



Beyond Oblivion: How a Promising Music Startup Imploded

 

More Than 60% of 2012 Brit Awards Go To BMI Songwriters







MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS ROUNDUP 02/22/2012

Sean Combs
Sean Combs to Launch Music Channel Called 'Revolt'

 

Why OWN Could Be the First and Last Celeb-Branded Network 

 

UMG-EMI Sale Moves Forward as EMI-Sony Publishing Deal Gets Better


Ex-Major Label Exec: 'You Can't Develop Artists When Everyone Thinks You're an Extortionist'


ACTA: EU Court to Rule on Anti-Piracy Agreement


The Entertainment Industry's Quiet Revolution


Clear Channel 2011 Revenues Increase 5% to $6.16 Billion


Adele's '21' Hits 21st Week at No.1; Sells 730,000 Post-Grammys 

  

Microsoft Rumored to Launch a New Music Service


Warner Said to Continue EMI Chase as Vivendi Deal Faces Scrutiny