Alright, everybody, we're about to dive into the wacky world of music streaming payouts! You know, that mystical land where artists get paid in fractions of a cent for making us jam and where Drake is king.
The recent Universal Music Group-brokered deal with the French music streaming service, Deezer, has been the subject of much debate. Martin Mills of Beggars Group, Darius Van Arman of Secretly Distribution, Stephan Bourdoiseau of Wagram Stories, and Emmanuel de Buretel of Because Music joined forces in a post in Music Ally that confronts the pros and cons of the user-centric versus pro-rata streaming models.
Billboard Magazine ran a story titled "Pop Stars Aren’t Popping Like They Used To — Do Labels Have a Plan?" The answer is, probably not. So what has to be done to create more enduring careers for their artists?
So are you ready to indulge in an evening of predictability, cringe-worthy moments, and fashion faux pas? As usual, the Grammy Awards on Feb 4, 2024, might not be the most captivating event to grace your screen. Here are ten reasons why subjecting yourself to the telecast could be the least exciting thing you could do on that fateful evening.
In the realm of timeless legacies, two towering giants emerge: The Beatles and Mickey Mouse. These icons hold special places in our hearts and cultural history, yet their paths to preservation diverge significantly. The Beatles, celebrated as the greatest band in the history of music, have recently embarked on a journey of posthumous releases featuring the late John Lennon's demos. While this practice aims to pay homage to their beloved bandmate and extend their remarkable legacy, it has sparked concerns about the integrity of their music.