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What Effect Does the MP3 Player Have on the Music Industry?

What Effect Does the MP3 Player Have on the Music Industry? | music-industry | Scoop.it
When the MP3 format exploded in popularity in the late 1990s, the traditional music industry was reluctant to go digital, fearing that piracy would cut into revenues. Consumers' buying habits ...
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This article mostly about how MP3 Player effected the music industry in album sales, digital and physical media. Overall, this artical was very informative.

 

Pros.

This is not bad news for the industry as distribution costs for digital music tracks are far less, making the venture much more profitable, and the surge in digital music purchases is allowing the industry as a whole to grow again.

 

Cons.

Since 2011, revenue from sale of digital music has surpassed that from sales of CDs and other physical media.

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Four Music Industry Issues You Should Be Worrying About

Four Music Industry Issues You Should Be Worrying About | music-industry | Scoop.it
What are the top music industry issues? Forget about file sharing and check out four issues you really should be worrying about instead.

Via Charvez Moore
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This is a good article because it gives insight and awareness of the music industry.

 

Pros

Artists are aware of what's going on in the music industry today.

 

Cons

Paying fees for royalties and your fans don't know that you have little control over what your royalty collection company does in your name. To them, you're the greedy one

 

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Karohn Lawrence's curator insight, November 4, 2015 10:45 PM

These issues are important to anyone entering into the Music Industry because it gives you insight on some of the main issues with in the industry that will effect your career.

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Music Industry Reports a Rise in Sales, Crediting Digital

Music Industry Reports a Rise in Sales, Crediting Digital | music-industry | Scoop.it
While the increase was tiny and the total revenue, $16.5 billion, a far cry from the $38 billion at its peak, the news is a psychological boost to an industry long in decline.
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This article shows how the music industry has changed when it comes to sales.  

 

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The music industry’s decline looked terminal, with the record companies seemingly unable to come up with digital business models that could compete with the lure of online piracy.


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Digital sales and other new sources of revenue grew significantly enough to offset the continuing decline in CD sales.

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BIG WILL "THE PARTY KING" - BIO BIO (BEND IT OVER, BUST IT OPEN) (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

DIRECTED BY PURE BRILLIANCE (... [WORLD PREMIERE] Big Will's Official Music Video #BIOBIO (Bend It Over, Bust It Open) http://t.co/zW1wu522O1)
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This video is about sex and money. In my opinion its trashy and classless.

 

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They're potraying women as sexual objects.

 

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Jay-Z's Atlantic City Club Shuts Down

Jay-Z's Atlantic City Club Shuts Down | music-industry | Scoop.it
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This article is an okay article.  It just states that Jay-Z's 40/40 was shut down in October of last year.

 

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He won't make as much money as he did when it was open.  But it still won't matter because he's already wealthy.

 

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