May 8, 2017 – Marketing

May 8, 2017 – Marketing

HEADLINER Sony Music Sues Applebee’s Over Licensing Fees Sony says the restaurant used copyrighted songs by AC/DC and C+C Music Factory despite failing to sign an agreed upon deal and pay the $300,000 licensing fee. READ MORE (Billboard) OPENING ACTS Why Coke,...
February 21, 2017 – Music

February 21, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER iTunes Still Most Preferred Music Platform In US iTunes’ popularity among “non-millennials” helps place it atop the list. READ MORE (Business Insider) OPENING ACTS How Data And Streaming Impacts The Music Industry Data is redefining the relationship between...
January 23, 2017 – Music

January 23, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Sprint Buys 33% Of Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service TIDAL Marcelo Claure, Sprint’s chief executive officer, will join the Tidal board and musician Jay Z will continue to run the business. READ MORE (Bloomberg) OPENING ACTS Paul McCartney Sues Sony To...
January 9, 2017 – Music

January 9, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Was Blackstone’s SESAC Acquisition A $1 Billion Deal? 2017 started off with a bang for the music business: Blackstone’s Core Equity Partners fund acquired SESAC. READ MORE (Billboard) OPENING ACTS Music Industry Legal Actions To Watch In 2017 The...
January 3, 2017 – Music

January 3, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER 7 Ways Streaming Music Will Change In 2017, After Another Crazy Year The music industry continued to adapt to the digital world in 2016. And there’s much more chaos and innovation to come. READ MORE (Fast Company) OPENING ACTS RIAA Exec: 2017 Will Be A...