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Digital Music Sales

Adele Breaks Records and Rules

David Sable | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
David Sable

We live in a digital world -- digital is everything, but not everything is digital. Her music is recorded digitally. CDs are digital as are the millions of downloads she sold -- but no one says that being digital means giving it away for free or close to free.

Vinyl Sales Increase 52 Percent From 2013

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment

After surviving near-extinction last decade, vinyl made an exceptional global resurgence with purchases increasing more than sixfold. The U.S. continu...

Downloading Music Is Quickly Going Out Of Fashion

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 10.24.2014 | Technology

First records died, then cassette tapes, then CDs and now, downloads. That's right, we're all but officially in the age of streaming services. Appl...

Push, Don't Shove -- Music Marketing That Actually Works

Julien Mitelberg | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Julien Mitelberg

While there has been a hazy cloud hanging over artists, managers and labels relating to how digital music and the Internet affect their sales and bottom lines, the opportunity provided by push marketing remains an untapped well for a wide swath of artists.

How People Bought Music In 2012 (Surprise: More Vinyl!?)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

Music consumers helped digital sales continue their climb, physical sales continue their slow death, and kept vinyl spinning in 2012, according to a y...

Jason Gilbert

Have Spotify And Pandora Changed The Way You Listen To Music? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.09.2012 | Technology

Ch-ch-ch-changes: Market research firm NPD Group is out with new research this week indicating that a milestone of music will soon be upon us: The per...

Losing Steam: Why Digital Track Sales Are Flat

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Pollack

With so many ways to instantly access music and movies, it's not surprising individual track sales are leveling off. Could affordability set the stage for subscriptions to finally gain some real traction?

Nielsen: U.S. Digital Music Sales Flat In 2010

Boy Genius Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to analytics company Nielsen, digital music sales in the United States were flat during the first half of 2010; showing no positive growth f...

The Evolution of Digital Music

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Neal Rodriguez

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Apple Joins Forces With Record Labels

Financial Times | Matthew Garrahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apple is working with the four largest record labels to stimulate digital sales of albums by bundling a new interactive booklet, sleeve notes and othe...

Atlantic Becomes First Major Label To See Digital Sales Surpass CDs

New York Times | TIM ARANGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Under pressure from Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, the American International Group said Tuesday that it would pay its chief executive,...