This Week in Music: UMG's Rob Wells Says Coldplay Is Wrong Not To Put New Album On Spotify
This Week in Music: UMG's Rob Wells Says Coldplay Is Wrong Not To Put New Album On Spotify

In the lastest "This Week In Music" installment, Topspin's Ian Rogers talks with Rob Wells, president of Universal Music Group's global digital business sector. Here Wells argues that music streaming sites like Spotify do not canabalize physical sales as these services have different demographics. He also says the key to fixing global remuneration is "scale" and that services like Spotify over time will increase revenues to artists. In fact, Wells admits to not yet hearing the new Coldplay album "Mylo Xyloto" because it's not on Spotify. Watch the discussion below.

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