Overall Music Sales Up, Albums Down

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

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ASK NEWS:
  • Independent Label Music Production in the US Industry Market ... - WVNS
    ... declines in physical CD sales. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Independent Label Music Production...
    09/1/2014 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • Boot up: album sales crash, tablet forecasts down, Google blocks ... - TMC Net
    ... picked by the Technology team Album sales hit historic low, falling below four million sold in week >> Rolling Stone The music industry has...
    09/1/2014 - 5:24 am | View Link
  • Streaming music what next for Apple YouTube Spotify and musicians - Big News Network
    Sales of music downloads may have peaked and already tipped into decline, thanks in part to the rise of a range of streaming services, from Spotify
    08/30/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • Now For Some Fair Trade Music To Go With That Fair Trade Coffee - WMBF
    Now For Some Fair Trade Music To Go With That Fair Trade Coffee - WVNS
    08/29/2014 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Sales tax backers must win over Music Hall fans - Cincinnati Enquirer
    Music Hall (left) and Union Terminal (Photo: Enquirer file) The sales tax for Union Terminal isn't exactly what anyone asked for.
    08/29/2014 - 5:24 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Amazon's music shakeup might not happening
    Have industry types been too quick to write off much-loved CD shops? Figures for HMV show that its new owners are battling back and trying to take Amazon's crown.
    09/2/2014 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Amazon's music sales shakeup might not be working out
    Have industry types been too quick to write off much-loved CD shops? Figures for HMV show that its new owners are battling back and trying to take Amazon's crown.
    09/2/2014 - 5:21 am | View Link
  • To Stop Piracy, The Music Industry Is Debating A Global Weekly Release Day For New Music
    While stories of how harmful piracy is in the music industry don’t get reported as much these days as when the internet first took over as the primary distribution channel for music, it still plagues the business, hurting sales of every artist, regardless of popularity or genre. Album leaks may accrue a lot of attention, but they aren’t the primary source of piracy these days. Instead, the ...
    09/1/2014 - 6:03 pm | View Link
  • Move over Amazon, HMV is getting people back in stores
    The music retailer is on course to overtake Amazon as the UK's biggest music and DVD retailer, just 18-months since its collapse. What's behind the comeback? It's one of the biggest musical comebacks of all time and no I'm not talking about Kate Bush. High-street music retailer HMV says it is close to wresting the title of UK's biggest music and DVD retailer back from Amazon as Britons ...
    09/1/2014 - 11:59 am | View Link
  • Pandora and Apple Will Bail Out the Music Industry
    PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Streaming music won't stop the music industry's bleeding, but it may slow it just enough to let both artists and labels alike figure out its future. A new report from English data firm Juniper Research finds that digital music industry will see worldwide revenue grow from $12.3 billion this year to $13.9 billion in 2019. Juniper's research indicates that even that ...
    08/31/2014 - 9:13 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • One in eight music albums sold worldwide is by a BRITISH pop star... bringing billions into the country every year
    Global album sales, live concerts and cash made by song writing now support 111,000 full-time jobs in the country. UK Music chief Jo Dipple said British pop industry now raised more money in taxes for the Government than the UK car industry. Ms Dipple said ...
    09/16/2014 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Unsurprisingly, bypassed music retailers call Apple’s free U2 album a ‘dismal failure’
    “Apple’s decision to force U2’s new album on up to 500 million iTunes customers has been branded a ‘dismal failure’ in Britain after it resulted in only 6,000 extra sales of their back catalogue,” Christopher Williams reports for The Telegraph.
    09/16/2014 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • 'Reduces Music to Spam': U.K. Retailers Slam U2 iTunes Giveaway
    While U2’s publicity-grabbing album launch did generate a sizeable 868% spike in digital catalog sales in the United Kingdom -- with aggregate sales across the band’s 19 album strong back catalogue jumping to 6,744 units from 697 units the week prior ...
    09/16/2014 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • Chris Brown, Tim McGraw & Train Among Albums to Check Out: This Week in Music
    September 16 again sports some big names, all looking for a slice of those lucrative sales that only occur during the September, October, November, and December months – sigh*. While this week doesn’t sport an album that looks to completely ‘slay ...
    09/16/2014 - 3:42 am | View Link
  • Apple tie-up with U2 branded a 'dismal failure' by music retailers
    Apple’s decision to force U2’s new album on up to 500 million iTunes customers has been branded a “dismal failure” in Britain after it resulted in only 6,000 extra sales of their back catalogue. U2 performed at the end of the announcement of the ...
    09/15/2014 - 11:39 pm | View Link
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    Pennsylvania oldies and rarities label. Boxed sets, special collections and classic album reissues. Catalog, discography, and online ordering.
    09/16/2014 - 8:01 am | View Website
  • Music industry
    The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that make money by creating and selling music. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate ...
    09/15/2014 - 10:00 pm | 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 ...
    09/15/2014 - 2:51 pm | View Website
  • List of best-selling music artists
    The list of best-selling music artists includes artists with claims of 75 million or more record sales in multiple third-party reliable sources.
    09/15/2014 - 12:20 pm | View Website
  • Steve's Music Store, Guitars, Drums, Keyboards, Recording ...
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