REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review
On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg outlined new features designed to turn Facebook into music, media sharing powerhouse. Included are a who's who list of music services from Spoftify to Eventful using Facebook's API to have a place on each users page and be shareable with their friends. But one important player is missing: iTunes
- A 3rd indie label pulled from Spotify over low payments and some readers cheered. Spotify rebutted to share why they're a good for music and Jay Frank added "It's Not Spotify's Fault That You Make So Little Money". Share your thoughts and VOTE: Is Spotify A Good Deal For Artists?
- UMG and Live Nation form world's largest management firm.
- MySpace Delays Announcement as traffic tumbles.
- Viacom Sues Former Shareholders Of Rock Band Creators Harmonix Demanding $130 M.
- Nimbit launched new tools designed to make selling music and merch on Facebook (and almost everywhere else) easier
- Cricket Brings Muve Mobile Music To The Masses via Best Buy, WalMart, Dollar General & HSN.
- Pandora dropped its listening limits and launched a new HTML5 player. Next feature: Tour Marketing
- Should Musicians Convert Fans of Facebook Pages to Profile Subscribers?
- YouNow.com Mixes Live Web Performance With Instant Death
- On The New Album Release Cycle, Social Media & Finding The Time To Do Everything You Have To Do
- STATS: The Music Industry Is Bigger Than You Think