Tag: music industry
YouTube sees ‘need to augment’ artist royalties
YouTube’s head of artist and label relations Vivien Lewit has been fielding questions about how the service plans to better compensate artists for streams of their work. Although unsurprisingly, her answers are carefully...
March 31, 2015
Pandora on music industry’s ‘short-sighted and misguided zero sum dialogue’
Pandora’s testimony to the US Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights over royalties makes for fascinating reading, with the company’s VP of business affairs Christopher Harrison delivering...
March 11, 2015
UK vinyl sales already past 1m units in 2014
It’s tempting for music fans to get over-excited about the latest sales figures for vinyl in the UK: 1m units already this year, up from 780,000 in 2013, and the highest total already since 1996. Arctic Monkeys, Jack White...
December 15, 2014