1. Australian Recorded Music Market Down Slightly in 2011, Digital Surges

    February 29, 2012 7:36 AM EST Australia's digital music market is providing a huge shot in the arm to the country's recorded music industry, but the boost provided by new technologies and formats wasn't enough to spark the market into growth, new trade figures r ...

  2. Facebook Music: The New Social Connectivity

    September 23, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a generally accepted fact that Apple saved the music business. In the '00s with the iPod, iTunes and a fierce vision for a new way to experience music, Apple created a sensational alternative to illegal services and inferior legal one ...

  3. Rdio to Launch Free Tier -- Without Advertising -- 'Soon,' COO Says

    September 16, 2011 11:28 AM EDT Rdio will launch a free version of its cloud-based music subscription service, chief operation officer Carter Adamson tells Billboard.biz. Since its launch last year, the service has been primarily a paid service, with the exception of a free, sev ...