Industry News

Federal Judge Rules That ‘Happy Birthday’ is Now in Public Domain

The 'Happy Birthday' song is officially in the public domain, which is a MASSIVE decision for the publishing industry. The song was copyrighted by...

TIDAL Becomes 1st Streaming Service to Sell Music

TIDAL wants to become a premier player in the streaming game, but they became the 1st streaming service to sell music today with Prince's...

Target Informs Labels It Will Not Support Any Black Friday Album Releases

Target is a favorite spot for a lot of people, but for music consumers & labels, they won't be your favorites after hearing this...

Pandora Will Lose $2.7M+ Offering Users No Ads on 10 Year Anniversary

Pandora's 10 year anniversary is on September 9, and for their 'Listener Love Day' campaign, they will let their users listen to ad-free music...

Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ Debuts at #1 on Billboard 100

Justin Bieber becomes the 23rd artist ever to debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his single 'What Do You Mean?'. The...

Dr. Dre Releasing ‘Talk About It’ As ‘Compton’ Radio Single

Dr. Dre has not promoted his album much outside of Apple Music, but with the album out now in all stores and streaming services,...

Future’s ‘DS2’ Streamed 14+ Million on Spotify, 11+ Million on Apple Music in 1st...

Future's DS2 had a tremendous first week, as it debuted #1 on the charts and nearly tripled his previous album's album sales in the...

Apple Music Hits 10 Million Subscribers In First Month

Apple Music has completed its first month in existence, and Apple is reporting that they currently have ten million subscribers on their new music...
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