Live Nation has sparked negative headlines this year amid the US debate on ticketing. Its latest initiative has been received warmly though.
It’s fair to say Amazon isn’t having a great year with US regulator the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Now it has been sued again.
There are new moves afoot to avoid some of the negative impacts that creative AI technologies might have on musicians.
US music industry body the RIAA has published its annual mid-year figures, tracking the size of the country’s recorded-music market. They show that the retail value grew by 9.3% year-on-year […]
Grammy U is the membership program launched by the Recording Academy in the US for college students hoping to work in the music industry.
According to Nielsen, video-streaming services accounted for a record 38.7% of all TV usage in July 2023. A new tipping point…
A controversy is emerging in the US over some artists’ applications for grants from a program called the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.
US indies body A2IM has launched a new tier of membership called A2IM Artist Pro, and health insurance is a key benefit.
The US recorded music market remains in broad health, with 2023 showing evidence of continuing the industry’s positive trend. But it was time for Spotify to raise prices.
Earlier this year, South Korean tech and entertainment firm Kakao bought a significant stake in K-Pop company SM Entertainment, emerging as the victor in a tussle with the latter company’s rival […]
In the US, the price of an individual subscription will increase, Billboard reports, from $9.99 to $10.99. This is the first price rise for an individual premium account in the US, having stayed at the $9.99 point since Spotify launched there in 2011.
Secondary ticketing is currently under intense scrutiny in the US, with politicians taking a long, hard look at how the market works.