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Digital Music News - Grooveshark Signs an Agreement With the Largest Music Publisher In the World...

Digital Music News - Grooveshark Signs an Agreement With the Largest Music Publisher In the World... | Wiseband | Scoop.it

Despite a nuclear legal attack by all major label groups, Grooveshark is somehow keeping the lights on and forging out-of-court deals.  Just this morning, the company confirmed an amicable pact with Sony/ATV, the largest publisher in the world co-owned by Sony Music Entertainment.  


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Pierre Priot's curator insight, August 31, 2013 3:58 AM

Grooveshark is cutting deals with publishers, okay, that's would eventually put an end to law suits, but what about artists and songwriters fees? How much will Grooveshark redistribute?

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With downloads dwindling, music publishers throw a roadblock into Apple's iRadio plans

With downloads dwindling, music publishers throw a roadblock into Apple's iRadio plans | Wiseband | Scoop.it
For years, when it came to driving negotiations with internet music services over licensing, the top record labels were the locomotive and the publishers were the caboose. If the labels licensed...

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Pierre Priot's curator insight, June 4, 2013 6:22 AM

So basically, music publishers want more money from music streaming, and Apple didn't see that coming?

BOON YUXIN's curator insight, January 19, 2015 4:06 PM

While digital music comes as the majority of the music selling, traditional record label faces some questions like being obsoleted. But this article share the voice of some people who against this situation. When I download more music from the digital retailer, I start to miss the CD sales. This article reminds me to think about the both sides of digital downloading.