Social Music

  1. Social Marketing: Adding Dollars to Fan Interaction at NARM Conference

    May 11, 2012 3:11 PM EDT Lil Wayne and Akon were impressing the folks at RootMusic, the creator of BandPage for Facebook, with the fact that both had amassed 20 million likes on their Facebook fan sites. What brought them concern, however, was the fact that each of Akon&# ...

  2. Turntable.fm Looks to the Future - Active Avatars, Discovering Next Skrillex - at SXSWi Panel

    March 13, 2012 5:50 PM EDT Turntable.fm Founder/CEO Billy Chasen took the stage at Tuesday's panel wearing the bear head of a common Turntable.fm avatar (Photo: Glenn Peoples) Turntable.fm CEO Billy Chasen and chairman Seth Goldstein aren't sure where social music ...

  3. Business Matters: Amazon Becomes a Book Publisher -- Is Music Next?

    October 17, 2011 8:20 PM EDT Amazon Becomes a Book Publisher -- Is Music Next? -- Amazon will publish 122 books in both physical and digital formats this fall, according to the New York Times. It won't just act as an exclusive distributor, however. The company is acting ...

  4. Business Matters: Analysts Still Not Agreeing on Pandora Media

    September 21, 2011 10:27 PM EDT Analysts Still Not Agreeing on Pandora Media -- Analysts continue to have widely varying opinions of Pandora (NYSE:P), which fell 4.76% to $10.01 on Wednesday. Wedbush initiated coverage of Pandora on Monday with an "outperform" rating a ...