Articles about music industry


Apple Music and Ministry Of Sound strike deal to push MoS playlists worldwide - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/10/2018

This is interesting: last night (September 30), MBW was alerted to the fact that a mysterious ad was shown on UK television – during the ad break of ITV2’s The Only Way Is Esse

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SoundCloud signs new deal with Global's DAX as exclusive UK sales partner - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/10/2018

SoundCloud is making some noise in the UK. Last month, the companystruck an agreement with the Official Charts Company which will see its streams counted toward’s Britain’s of

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Sony Music Faces Lawsuit For Under-Reporting Streaming Revenue

Last updated: 10/10/2018

Just in case you didn't feel like the music industry was a litigious enough space, the estate of 60s era pop star Ricky Nelson has open a whole new can of legal worms by filing a c

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RIAA Responds to Lyor Cohen's YouTube Blog Post: 'We've Heard These Arguments Before'

Last updated: 10/09/2018

Cary Sherman, the chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America, has written a rebuttal to a blog post penned yesterday by YouTube's global head of music Lyor

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Lyor Cohen 'optimistic' about YouTube and the music industry

Last updated: 10/07/2018

Former label executive and current YouTube head of music Lyor Cohen has taken to the company’s blog to describe his experience since taking on the role in late 2016. In a wide-ra

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Lyor Cohen Analyzes 'Disconnect' in YouTube's Relationship With Music Industry

Last updated: 10/06/2018

YouTube's global head of music Lyor Cohen took to the company's blog today to pen a post regarding his experiences since joining the company last December from his prior role at 30

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BMG launches royalties app co-designed by songwriters - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/05/2018

BMG has made its royalties portal MyBMG available as an iOS and Android app for the first time. The app was engineered by BMG’s technology team in consultation with a team of so

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'They could destroy the album': how Spotify's playlists have changed music for ever

Last updated: 10/05/2018

Venezuelan singer Danny Ocean was languishing in obscurity when he released Me Rehúso independently in September – and then Spotify changed his life. As the track started to bui

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Bill Werde Named Director of the Bandier Program at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School

Last updated: 10/04/2018

Former Billboard editorial director Bill Werde has been named director of the Bandier Program for Music Business and the Entertainment Industries at Syracuse University. The prog

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'It's been busy, chaotic, and messy... but beautiful': Pvris' Lynn Gunn on their remarkable rise to fame

Last updated: 10/04/2018

In the new issue of Music Week, we catch up with rising rock trio Pvris all about their upcoming, highly-anticipated second album All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell – out

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