Rights holders in Canada earned a victory last week when the Supreme Court ruled that copies of musical works for broadcast are protected by copyright law, siding with the licensing agency SODRAC over objections by the CBC.
It's good to have friends in high places: Ed Sheeran has signed touring buddy Foy Vance to his Gingerbread Man Records label, marking the second signing for Sheeran after the smashing success of his first signee, Jamie Lawson, whose album debuted at No. 1 in the UK this past October.
Adele’s "25" made music sales history, earned a milestone debut on the Billboard 200 chart, and instantly became the year’s top selling album in the U.S. in just one week (with 3.38 million sold!). And that’s just three statistics behind "25’s" huge arrival. Here are some more fun facts and figures associated with "25’s" big bow