Music Industry News: Beatles Beat Bluebeat, Net Radio, MyYouTube, Stinger, Napster, Mute & More
- Judge: Music website Blubeat.com violated Beatles copyrights. (AP)
- Study says 48% of internet radio listeners skip terrestrial signal. (FMQB)
- 50 top music artists participate in MyYouTube Contest (YouTube)
- Rob Stringer, Rick Rubin and the Real Story at Columbia Records (Wayne Russo)
- All of Billboard's 2010 year end charts here.
- Napster that higher frequencies were being dropped from their iPhone app and fix is now available.
When will we learn to enjoy our music again? (JB)
- Ditto Music Launch Their 10th Unsigned Artist Into The UK Top 40 Singles chart. (Press)
- After severing ties with EMI, now fully indie label Mute has announced a company wide consolidation.
- Anonymous Appears to Threaten Electronic Frontier Foundation with DDOS Attack. (RWW)
- 64% of Brits think CDs will be obsolete by 2015. (NW)
- Survey: 8% of online Americans use Twitter. (CNET)
- Delays in longer iTunes song samples cause confusion. (CNET)
- HMV struggles to survive amid tumbling sales. The last surviving major music chain reports £40m loss as supermarkets, online retailers and downloads hit profits. (Guardian)
- Freelance musicians falling on tough times as jobs dry up. (HT)
- Music Piracy In… The 1950s. (HYHI)
- Musicians, writers and their obsessions. (Guardian)