Tag: music industry

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Who’s influencing who (on Twitter) in the music industry?

who influences who in the music industry
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IFPI boss: ‘We are a business that gets the Internet’

IFPI CEO Frances Moore has delivered a bullish defence of the music industry's support for digital innovation, speaking at the Music Matters conference in Singapore.
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Tumblr launches its own music discovery ‘destination’

With 170m monthly visitors users and plenty of artists, Tumblr is already a notable service for the music industry .
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1m Brits are paying for subscription music services

Datapoint on the growth of streaming-music subscription services in the UK.
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NPD identifies iTunes / Pandora crossover in the US

NPD Group's latest research says iTunes took a 64% share of the US digital music market in Q2 this year, and a 29% share of ALL music sold at retail.
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Publishing ‘coping better’ than music with digital transition?

BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones suggested that the publishing industry is coping better with digital transition.
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UK digital copyright exchange edges nearer

"The front-footedness of the British music industry has been rightly recognised in Richard’s report," said UK Music boss Jo Dipple, while PRS for Music's Richard Ashcroft said "we believe that the copyright hub recommended...
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Music industry falling short as ‘island of opportunity’

The latest kick-the-music-industry' screed comes from Tyler Crowley, in a blog post titled 'Islands of Opportunity'.
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Study reveals cost of piracy to German music industry

Piracy cost the German music industry €524m in lost revenue last year, according to a study carried out by the Berlin-based House of Research.
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Outlook is optimistic for global film industry

Yesterday, we reported on Pricewaterhouse Coopers' optimistic outlook for the US music industry. But it appears the company is equally confident about the film business.
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Outlook is optimistic for global film industry

Yesterday, we reported on Pricewaterhouse Coopers' optimistic outlook for the US music industry. But it appears the company is equally confident about the film business:
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AIM to host second annual awards in October

Independent trade body AIM has announced the date for its second annual awards. The AIM Independent Music Awards will take place on 29 October, and will double in size