Sales

Music News: Tech Companies are Taking Over Music-Industry Revenues

Via: MarketWatch The music streaming and downloading market has surpassed physical CD sales for the first time ever, and that is music to the ears of technology companies Rhapsody, Apple, Spotify and Pandora Media. Artists are still unhappy with the way their pay has changed with the advent of...

Music News: Startling Proof That the Music Industry Is Doomed

Via: the Fiscal Times by  Josh Herr  One startling fact emerged from the third-quarter music sales figures released by SoundScan last week: Not a single artist’s album has reached platinum status in 2014. The Frozen soundtrack is the only album to have crossed the million mark, with sales of 3.12 million units,...

Music Advice: Alternative Sales Outlets For Musicians

by: Dr. Kenneth Love The Music industry and its respective music buyers have not, yet, strictly endorsed a digital music file environment for sales.  As such, musicians/recording artists are still expected to have CDs available for both representing their music and for sale, particularly, during their live performances. The...