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eMusic Debuts New 'eMusic Scenes' iPad App | Billboard.biz

eMusic Debuts New 'eMusic Scenes' iPad App | Billboard.biz | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
Here’s yet another reason to own an iPad: eMusic has come out with an iPad app called eMusic Scenes, a free app telling stories of 18 notable musical scenes,...
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Will Google Music Launch Without 75 Percent of Major Labels?

Will Google Music Launch Without 75 Percent of Major Labels? | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
Google Music is supposed to launch tomorrow, but it is still hustling to ink deals with major record labels. According to Bloomberg, it's a high-wire act—Universal might even sign tomorrow. Cutting it awfully close aren't we ...
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For Every Concert Link Shared on Facebook, at Least $2 In Ticketing Revenue Is Generated...

For Every Concert Link Shared on Facebook, at Least $2 In Ticketing Revenue Is Generated... | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it

"Live Nation suffered another attendance decline last quarter, and that was based on 2010 - their worst year ever! But can Facebook come to the rescue? Maybe: according to a tranche of music-related stats released by Facebook, every shared concert link generates at least $2 in extra ticketing cash."

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Study: FM Radio Is Still the Biggest Source for Music Discovery...

Study: FM Radio Is Still the Biggest Source for Music Discovery... | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it

"One of the oldest platforms is still the biggest vehicle for new music discovery, even among more dedicated music fans. In a just-released joint study from NPD Group and NARM, FM (and AM) radio consistently emerged as the most important place for discovery, with word-of-mouth falling second."

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Record Sales Rise as Artists See Future in Spotify

Record Sales Rise as Artists See Future in Spotify | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
Music lovers are doing something they haven’t done in years: They’re buying more albums.

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RIAA Doesn't Like the "Used Digital Music" Business - Slashdot

RIAA Doesn't Like the "Used Digital Music" Business - Slashdot | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
An anonymous reader writes "Ars Technica reports on the developing story between the RIAA and music reseller ReDigi, 'the world's first online marketplace for used digital music,' who first came online with a beta offering on October 11th,...
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Reselling of Music Files Is Contested

Reselling of Music Files Is Contested | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
ReDigi calls its new system a legal way for people to get rid of unwanted music files and buy others at a discount. (In the proces of recycling, the digital becomes physical at last!
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Sony on Board for Google Music Launch Tomorrow: Report | Billboard.biz

Sony on Board for Google Music Launch Tomorrow: Report | Billboard.biz | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
In addition to Universal, Sony and the recently sold EMI are expected to be on board when Google announces the addition of MP3 downloads to Google Music at an event...
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Google, Facebook, Zynga oppose new SOPA copyright bill

Google, Facebook, Zynga oppose new SOPA copyright bill | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
In advance of the first House of Representatives hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, opponents of the measure gain new allies in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other Web companies. Read this blog post by Declan McCullagh on Privacy Inc..
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Apple's cloud music service 'WIPES your iPHONE' - Register

Apple's cloud music service 'WIPES your iPHONE' - Register | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
USA TodayApple's cloud music service 'WIPES your iPHONE'RegisterApple's cloud music subscription service iTunes Match has gone live – for Americans only, at first.
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EMI Publishing Goes to Sony, Label to Universal

EMI Publishing Goes to Sony, Label to Universal | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
As expected from the swirl of activity this week, Vivendi/Universal Music Group announced this morning that they have signed with Citigroup a “definitive...

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Google Music Store Images Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch

Google Music Store Images Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it

"Well, that didn’t take long. Invites to Google’s big music-related event only went out this past Friday, but the folks over at TecnoDroidVe have already gained access to Google’s new music store on an Inspire 4G and took a few screenshots for the rest of us to pore over."

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Digital Music News - Study: Spotify Is Detrimental to Music Purchasing...

Digital Music News - Study: Spotify Is Detrimental to Music Purchasing... | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it

"Spotify and similar access models are discouraging other forms of music purchasing - not encouraging them - according to a recently-released finding from NPD Group and NARM. In fact, access has been deemed 'most detrimental' to monetization across nearly all demographic categories."

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Apple releases iTunes Match

Apple releases iTunes Match | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
Apple will put all your songs in the cloud for $24.95 per year.
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Sting launches free iPad app and pays tribute in song to Steve Jobs

Sting launches free iPad app and pays tribute in song to Steve Jobs | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Sting has launched an app for the iPad, and he’s not charging for it.
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Grooveshark Is Not Out For Music Industry Blood - Forbes

Grooveshark Is Not Out For Music Industry Blood - Forbes | Music Law and Business News | Scoop.it
Late last week Grooveshark launched a new version of its music streaming service with a vibrant social component and a better design of its Explore section. I like it.
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