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Music Biz News: Mobile Music’s $5.5B, Songtrust, Apple App Fallout, Latifah, Tunecore & More

  • Mobile music wil generate $5.5 billion annually in 2015, a rise of $3.1 billion from 2010 according to a new Juniper study.
  • Myspace Music now offering the Songtrust D.I.Y. music publishing management system to their audience of artists. Will Songtrust be to publishing what Tunecore is to distribution? I'd love to see the two link.
  • New Apple app subscription policies could derail Spotify (Telegraph) and delay Pandora's IPO? (FMQB) All this is based on the assumption that the new rules include music subscription apps, but Apple has not bothered to clarify.
  • Music Industry Pundits Respond to Steve Stoute's NYT Ad. (HollywoodReporter)

Hypebot Favicon More News:

  • Congress zeroes in on FCC's net neutrality rules. (CNet) What happens could negatively impact online video and music streaming.
  • Queen Latifah joins Indaba Music’s Board of Directors (Evolver.fm)
  • TuneCore has partnered with Alfred Music Publishing to create a digital label to help schools fund music programs by selling their recordings.
  • Myspace is launching its new artist program Myspace Select in the UK, with  Mirrors and Jessie J. (Music Week)
  • California's Fingerprints indie record store is thriving despite music industry woes?. (LA Times)
  • Off The Record: Energy drinks makers Red Bull and sportswear company Converse have both recently opened their own recording studios. But what does this mean for artists and smaller recording facilities? (SoundOnSound
  • 4 Insights on the Future of the Music Industry. (MediaShift)
  • Classical Music Economics: Is There a Solution? (HuffPost
  • Is the Zune Pass a solution for hardcore music fanatics? (TheNextWeb)


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