The connected car experience, while a highly promising scenario for the music business, still faces many obstacles on the road to becoming a mainstream reality. Experts at NARM's Music Biz conference detailed the many road blocks and speed bumps ahead.
Metadata is not one of those sexy topics you bring up at a cocktail party -- unless, perhaps, it’s directly tied to your livelihood and how much money you stand to earn. Bottom line: “If [the data’s] no good, people don’t get paid,” said Jonathan Bender, chief operating officer of SoundExchange.
Content creators will likely receive less than 30% of any subscription dollars flowing to YouTube via a subscription plan that the Silicon Valley company will launch in the coming weeks, according to an executive familiar with the product. YouTube last year announced it would develop a subscription model for a tier of premium channels.
An app for Trey Songz is aiming to re-create the fan club as a social network for the always-on generation. And so far the “Trey Songz—The Angel Network” app is captivating fans and generating revenues -- to the tune of more than $50,000 a month.
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