NEWS BRIEF: EMI Loses New MP3.com Appeal, FMC Study Deadline, Amazon Profits, EMI Rumors & More
EMI lost another round in its battle with MP3.com yesterday when the judge refused to reverse his findings and added additional background which company founder Michael Robertson says makes an appeal more difficult.
- SPREAD THE WORD: The Future of Music Coalition is in the final days of its important artist revenue research project. Friday is the deadline, all artists please participate now here.
- Amazon.com announced 3rd quarter sales were up 44% to $10.88 billion. But analyst projections were higher, so investors pushed the stock downward.
- Billionaires feud over EMI label. (NY Post) Is it me or am I right that this whole sale thing get tedious?
- Winner of MTV O Music Awards Hottest NILF: Billboard social marketing manager, Katie Morse.
- The New Economics of the Music Industry: How artists really make money in the cloud – or don't. (Rolling Stone)
- Naxos goes bold with digital-only classical music titles like 'Bleeding Chunks of Wagner' and 'Music for the Zombie Apocalypse". (LA Times) Sound like Naxos borrowed smartly from the X5 playbook.
- digital radios brand Pure Digital has unveiled its Pure Music service, building on the launch of its FlowSongs cloud service in August 2010. (Music Ally)