iTunes Radio

  1. Business Matters: Study Shows Why iTunes Radio Lacks Big Impact on Download Sales

    January 28, 2014 2:52 PM EST A new report by Music Forecasting shows why iTunes Radio isn't the boon to track sales people thought it could be. Listeners of Internet radio aren't opposed to buying music. They simply don't want to interrupt the listening experie ...

  2. What to Expect from Apple's Expected iTunes Radio Announcement

    September 09, 2013 1:50 PM EDT There has been a lot of speculation about iTunes Radio since word first broke last year that Apple had started discussions with record labels. Although opinions won't come until people get actual hands-on experience with the product on T ...

  3. Business Matters: Apple iTunes Radio Vs. Downloads and The Innovator's Dilemma

    September 06, 2013 6:26 PM EDT Nearly all companies must eventually embrace innovation or risk injury. As the music business follows consumers' shift to streaming media, Apple will eventually abandon part of what made it successful. iTunes Radio, expected to launch Tue ...

  4. Business Matters: The Upside In Mobile Advertising

    August 21, 2013 8:14 PM EDT There appears to be a lot of room for upside in mobile advertising -- possibly around $20 billion. That’s a positive sign for Pandora, iTunes Radio and other ad-supported music services that depend mostly on advertisements. As comScore explains ...

  5. Business Matters: What iTunes Radio Will Actually Pay

    June 28, 2013 7:24 PM EDT A close look at the iTunes licensing agreement for indie labels shows iTunes Radio royalties have limited downside and strong upside. The minimum royalty calculation ensures labels will be paid a decent royalty until iTunes Radio becomes effe ...

  6. Apple iTunes Radio's Licensing Agreements With Indie Labels Emerge

    June 26, 2013 10:08 PM EDT The licensing agreement between Apple and indie labels reveals further information about the planned iTunes Radio service.  According to a copy of the document obtained by Billboard, Apple will not have to pay for any content during the beta ...

  7. Apple Debuts iTunes Radio

    June 10, 2013 3:27 PM EDT Apple finally introduced the world to its anticipated Internet radio service at its World Wide Developers Conference Monday. Called iTunes Radio, the service works on iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads, iTunes on Mac computers and AppleTV. It will ...