Rewind – The Music Industry’s Week In Review: Apple, Twitter, YouTube, Spotify, Google & More

image from www.hypebot.com Hypebot publishes a weekly roundup of music business news each Saturday. For breaking news also follow @hypebot on Twitter.

  • Apple is pushing to launch their cloud service in April.
  • Twitter turned 5. Here's 5 ways that it changed music.
  • German YouTubers are protesting against major labels.
  • Hypebot asks, "Is the shared music experience a niche?"
  • Bruce Houghton has 5 great takeaways from SXSW 2011.
  • Music recommendation engines aren't satisfying fans.

MORE:

  • Spotify was attacked; it has since pulled third party ads.
  • Study shows that UMG is still the dominate major label.
  • Google is tests music service. Why labels should approve.
  • Musak, a background sound provider, sold for $345M.
  • Canada continues to beat the US is digital music growth.
  • How do classic acts use social media? Do they engage?
  • MySpace site traffic is continuing to race to the bottom.
  • Robin Davey says RCDDEALS matters more than Spotify.
  • Study shows the demise of Limewire cut music piracy.
  • Rapid growth in social network stats may not continue.
  • Hypebot asks, "If cloud music booms, do musicians lose?"
  • Facebook kicks 20,000 underage fans off its site each day.
  • Sick of Sarah gets downloaded 1M times on BitTorrent.
  • Supreme court refuses to hear UMG's Eminem lawsuit.


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