Rewind – The Music Industry’s Week In Review: Spotify, WMG, RIAA, Apple, CD Baby, Twitter & More

  • In 2010, Spotify paid out $61 million to rights holders and labels.
  • Also, earlier in the week, the company signed a deal with Sony.
  • WMG might buy EMI or sell out. Meanwhile, Bronfman was fined.
  • Since April, Rhapsody has gained over 100,000 new subscribers
  • The RIAA thinks .music domains will be rampant piracy havens.
  • CEO Steve Jobs has taken a medical leave of absence from Apple.
  • The company reported its highest revenue and earnings ever.

244011 More Rewind:

  • Kevin Leflar argues that a music based social network won't work.
  • FanBridge gained additional funding and acquired damntheradio.
  • CD Baby has launched a new book selling addition called Book Baby
  • Pandora is planning a $100 million IPO, maybe going public soon.
  • Vevo is launching in the UK and has started their own video show.
  • we7 has made its move out the UK and has entered Ireland.
  • Hisham Dahud shows how to engage fans like Snoop Dogg.
  • Sony is planning to curve music piracy my releases instant singles.
  • Suzanne Lainson ponders a music where everyone is music maker.
  • Music retail can be saved if we act fast argues CMT's Jay Frank.
  • How are fans using the SoundHound app to discover music?
  • Ty White gives advice on how to get a job in the music industry.
  • In a tragic event, musicians were killed for not playing longer


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