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Are Streaming Services Killing The Music Industry? - Atlanta Black Star

Are Streaming Services Killing The Music Industry? - Atlanta Black Star | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it

Mp3 downloads are going away because of online streaming services. Much like the Mp3's affect on the CD, there will be a day where streaming services will take over and knock everything else out of business.Are Music Streaming Services Killing The Music Industry?

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Mp3 downloads are going away because of online streaming services. Much like the Mp3's affect on the CD, there will be a day where streaming services will take over and knock everything else out of business.

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Nicholas Nockg Smith's curator insight, November 4, 2015 11:19 AM

I chose this because alot of people are not willing to pay for music, but they’re engaged with it, and that’s the first point. We see a lot of people coming  to us who don’t buy CDs any more. They haven’t for about 20 years. But now, they go in the freemium funnel, or they get a free trial. It’s easy, it’s on mobile, and they start paying for music again. It’s that simple.”

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Report: Streaming Music Services Hurting iTunes

Report: Streaming Music Services Hurting iTunes | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it

Streaming music services, such as Pandora, Spotify and iTunes Radio, are the main culprits for the decline in digital music sales. Digital music downloads saw a sharp decline in 2013 and according to a new report it was because of streaming music services.

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Streaming music services, such as Pandora, Spotify and iTunes Radio, are the main culprits for the decline in digital music sales. 

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Streaming is critical to our future says WMG CEO, announcing Q1 revenue drop | Complete Music Update

Streaming is critical to our future says WMG CEO, announcing Q1 revenue drop | Complete Music Update | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it
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Warner states that streaming services have resulted in an increase in revenue for them. They say that streaming services will be "critical to our future."

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The Echo Nest's Paul Lamere on the Dangers and Solutions to Streaming Discovery (Q&A)

The Echo Nest's Paul Lamere on the Dangers and Solutions to Streaming Discovery (Q&A) | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it
It's become fairly obvious to anyone paying half-attention that music streaming services are the
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Paul Lamere explains how algorithms in streaming services are preventing artists from getting the exposure that they deserve. The services are telling you what to listen to because the algorithm thinks that it knows what you like. 

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Is the digital revolution helping – or hurting – the music industry?

Is the digital revolution helping – or hurting – the music industry? | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it
For the first time in 13 years, music sales are up. For musicians and fans alike this is seemingly great news – or is it?
Sales saw a growth of a mere 0.3 percent in 2012, raising the industry’s revenue to $16.5 billion, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. However, this number pales in comparison to the nearly $30 billion price tag the industry carried in the 90s.
What exactly led to the sudden yet slight growth in revenue? [...]
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Digital media is the reason behind the downfall f the CD, although music sales have risen.

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Spotify and YouTube Are Just Killing Digital Music Sales | TIME.com

Spotify and YouTube Are Just Killing Digital Music Sales | TIME.com | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it
Since the iTunes Store launched in 2003, digital music sales have been viewed as the music industry’s saving grace in the face of declining physical album sales and rampant online piracy.
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Pandora and Spotify are paying artists less than a fraction of a cent per listen, and for smaller artists this is not fair. Many believe that this will be the future of music, but needs to be restructured.

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Is Spotify killing the music industry?

Is Spotify killing the music industry? | Are Online Streaming is Killing the Music Industry? | Scoop.it
I’ve always been a music junkie, way back from the time I was in kindergarten and received my first transistor radio for my birthday, along with a copy of “Little House on the Prairie.”  Over the years, my medium evolved.  In grade school, I bought my first album (actually double album): the “Grease” soundtrack.  In... Read more »
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This article claims that smaller artists are not getting paid enough for their music that is streaming in Spotify, although it also states that the service allows listeners to find new artists RISK FREE! Most people would've never bought the songs/albums in the first place.

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