Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

iTunes Market Share Still Dominant After a Decade (Research)

iTunes Market Share Still Dominant After a Decade (Research)

Nearly a decade after selling its first digital song, Apple Inc.'s iTunes continued to dominate with a 63% unit share of the U.S. market for digital music downloads in the fourth quarter, according to estimates released Tuesday by the NPD Group Inc. Amazon.com's MP3 store remained No. 2 with 22% market share, NPD said.
Exclusive: Ash Pournouri Launches Dance Label, PRMD Records

Exclusive: Ash Pournouri Launches Dance Label, PRMD Records

Ash Pournouri, whose At Night Management company represents Avicii and Cazzette, has created PRMD Records, a dance label based in the heart of a raging hot Scandinavian electronic music scene. The label, pronounced, “pyramid,” launches today with two acts – Cazzette from Sweden and Morten Breum, an up-and-coming Danish DJ and producer.
Island Def Jam Resurrects 4th & B’way as Dance Label, Signs Cazzette as Its First Act (Exclusive)

Island Def Jam Resurrects 4th & B’way as Dance Label, Signs Cazzette as Its First Act (Exclusive)

Seeing potential in the sales of electronic music that can cross over into other genres, Island is reviving its storied 4th & B’way Records brand as a home for dance-inspired music -– starting with Cazzette, a Swedish electronic music group that four months ago released its debut album 'Eject' on Spotify. Originally established in 1984 as a label for hip hop artists, 4th & B'way distributed music from artists such as MARRS, Eric B and Rakim.

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