Trans World’s first-quarter results were a good reflection of overall music sales: same-store revenue was down slightly, catalog sales were good -- they were great if you consider historical trends. Also, Slacker gets ESPN, Sony's sales devastated by natural disasters, McCarthy joins Eventbrite, Rock Paper Photo opens for business, and what's a young digital company really worth?
Today only, Amazon’s MP3 store is selling Lady Gaga’s new 14-track album, “Born This Way,” for just 99 cents. The title had already become the store’s top digital album by 9am ET, but Amazon’s network appears to have been negatively impacted by high demand.
Amazon’s MP3 store is selling Lady Gaga’s new 14-track album, “Born This Way,” for just 99 cents -- today only. Not surprisingly, the title had already become the store’s top digital album by 9 a.m. ET.
We take a look at the numbers behind the latest royalties lawsuit artists have filed against Universal. Also, now that the labels are almost in hand, is Apple moving on to music publishers?; TunCore hires Malcolm Gillian EVP; and what do deep discounts mean for the bottom line?
TuneSat, a provider of broadcast and Internet performance tracking services, raised $6 million in a round of funding led by General Electric Pension Trust. The New York City-based company has an audio fingerprint technology allowing rights holders to know when and where their music is being played on over 200 major TV stations and millions of websites.
Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino went into some detail about the company’s efforts to improve ticket sales at a JP Morgan conference Wednesday. Also, the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg delivers tough justice on tech products, attorneys general applaud anti-piracy efforts, and studies show a lot of people take their tablets to bed ...