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December 4, 2018

Producer Frank Fitzpatrick, YouTube Royalties, And Easing Rosewood Restrictions On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Frank Fitzpatrick on the Music 3.0 Blog

My guest today on the podcast is Frank Fitzpatrick, who’s a multi­-platinum selling record producer, Grammy-­nominated songwriter, social entrepreneur and award-­winning filmmaker.  Frank started in the business in concert promotion but soon became a protege of hit producer Richard Perry. His eyes were always on music for film rather than hit songs though, and he’s been quite successful […]

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Consumers Worldwide Still Listen To A Lot Of Music According To An IFPI Study

IFPI Music Consumer Report on the Music 3.0 Blog

The IFPI released its annual Music Consumer Insight Report, and as usual, it has data that confirms suspicions and also surprises. This is a truly a global look at music consumption since the data was collected by AudienceNet from a wide demographic aged 16-64 from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, […]

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More Music Is Played On YouTube Than All Other Platforms Combined

YouTube Music Streams on the Music 3.0 Blog

The latest IFPI report describing the economics of the recorded music business of 2017 is out and among the interesting tidbits is the fact that there was more music streamed from YouTube last year than Spotify, Apple Music and all other streaming platforms combined. Considering that the per user royalties paid back to the music […]

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Does Music Piracy Still Exist Even In The Age Of Streaming?

streaming music piracy

Streaming seems to have wiped out music piracy, but not according to the IFPI. The global recording industry organization claims that piracy is still alive and well but just in another form. While illegal downloads dominated piracy a few years ago, now it’s attributed to stream ripping (illegally saving music while streaming it). Here’s a chart […]

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IFPI Numbers Show How The Music Industry Is Getting Healthy Again

IFPI music industry healthy

The annual IFPI revue of the music business confirms what all the other studies have shown – that music is truly on the comeback trail. After years of doom and gloom, the industry has seen its first double-digit rise in revenues in nearly 20 years, all thanks to streaming. The skeptics said it would never happen, […]

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September 30, 2016

Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 9/30/16

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the music industry news roundup from the week of Sept 30th, 2016. There’s a wide range of topics this week that run the gamut from album sales to social networks to acquisitions to bankruptcy, so let’s get to it. Adele gets her second Diamond album in the US. Her album 25 just went past the 10 […]

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September 23, 2016

Music Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 9/23/16

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the music industry news roundup from the week of Sept 23rd, 2016. Streaming in the news again, but what else is new. It at the heart of the music industry’s evolution right now Don’t be surprised to see cheaper pricing tiers at all of the services, not that the barriers have been broken. Universal and Sony […]

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IFPI Releases New Global Music Industry Sales Figures

Global Music Sales

The IFPI (the organization that tracks global music sales) finally released its annual report on the sales for 2015. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, none of the figures surprise you. Here are the numbers right out of the report. Digital revenues now account for 45 per cent of total revenues, compared […]

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