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Mid-year SoundScan report also shows a bump in digital sales

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  • Digital Savant: RIP MP3? Transition to streaming is speeding up - Pop Matters
    Google tried to buy music giant Spotify - Computerworld
    07/23/2014 - 1:18 pm | View Link
  • Garth Brooks may surpass Elvis Presley by releasing digital music - FOXNews.com
    Garth fans face long wait for ticket refunds - Limerick Leader
    07/23/2014 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • Miley Cyrus stars in Pharrell's 'Come Get It Bae' music video - Digital Spy
    Miley Cyrus Goes Topless In The Desert - TMZ
    07/23/2014 - 4:10 am | View Link
  • Music and money: an impossible mix - Daily Telegraph Australia
    Truth About Money In Music. Most struggle to juggle a day job with their dream in the wake of declining income from sales of recorded music and...
    07/22/2014 - 6:32 am | View Link
  • The Sales Domination of 'Frozen,' In One Chart - Billboard
    This year's U.S. music sales would be almost uneventful if not for the "Frozen" soundtrack.
    07/18/2014 - 3:53 pm | View Link
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  • Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?
    Sony is making a push to sell high-definition music players, and 35 years after being launched its Walkman is making a small comeback.
    07/23/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
  • Garth bigger than Elvis?
    Garth Brooks , who has long eschewed the idea of selling his music digitally, announced recently that he would begin to make his albums available in a digital format through his website.
    07/23/2014 - 11:31 am | View Link
  • MUSIC INDUSTRY: It's Not Just David Byrne and Radiohead: Spotify, Pandora and How Streaming Music Kills Jazz and ...
    After years in which tech-company hype has drowned out most other voices, the frustration of musicians with the digital music world has begun to get a hearing. We know now that many rockers don’t like it.
    07/23/2014 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Music in Schools Today Announces Arista Network’s Kelyn Brannon As Board Chair
    Music In Schools Today , a San Francisco music education non-profit, today announced the appointment of Arista Networks chief financial officer Kelyn Brannon as board chair.
    07/22/2014 - 2:31 pm | View Link
  • Spotify gets its MTV, plus VH1 and CMT too
    The startup will be the streaming-music service for top music TV company Viacom, directly providing the tunes on MTV, CMT, and VH1 apps and websites.
    07/22/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Link
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  • Garth Brooks Could Surpass Elvis Presley With Digital Music Sales
    Garth Brooks is finally going digital in 2014, and now that he’s releasing music on a new format, the country legend could be poised to surpass music icon Elvis Presley in sales — maybe even the Beatles. Until now, Brooks has boycotted digital sales ...
    07/23/2014 - 7:16 am | View Link
  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ takes No. 1 spot on music charts thanks to viral video buzz
    Yankovic’s sales of just over 104,700 will beat numbers for Jason Mraz, a star with a far younger, and seemingly more active, consuming fanbase. Mraz had been on track to bag his first chart topper as well, but Hits says he will stall at No. 2 ...
    07/22/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • Traxsource partners with Audiolock to help boost label sales
    Underground digital music store Traxsource has partnered with anti-piracy service Audiolock. The purpose of the deal is to help boost revenue for labels selling their music through Traxsource with users getting an exclusive 20% off AudioLock’s services.
    07/21/2014 - 10:51 pm | View Link
  • Anti-Piracy Law Boosted Music Sales , Plunged Internet Traffic
    A new study on the effects of the IPRED anti-piracy law in Sweden shows that the legislation increased music sales by 36 percent. At the same time, Internet traffic in the country dropped significantly. The results suggest that the law initially had the ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Online Music Piracy Doesn’t Hurt Sales, European Commission Finds
    New research published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre shows that online piracy doesn't hurt digital music revenues. The researchers examined browsing habits from 16,000 Europeans and found that there's a positive link between online ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Digital Music News
    Digital Music News is the premier news and information authority for music industry and technology executives worldwide.
    07/23/2014 - 9:28 am | View Website
  • Music Man (company)
    Music Man is an American guitar and bass guitar manufacturer. It is a division of the Ernie Ball corporation.
    07/23/2014 - 6:15 am | View Website
  • All Access
    All Access offers the latest radio industry news and music news, music promotions for record companies new music, radio station song charts, and much more. AllAccess ...
    07/23/2014 - 3:30 am | View Website
  • San Francisco's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
    San Francisco's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
    07/22/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Website
  • Shar Music
    Sales of string instrument accessories and supplies, violins, violas, cellos and basses, classical and Suzuki method books, sheet music, videos, and software.
    07/22/2014 - 11:20 pm | View Website
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