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How Much do Musicians Earn Per Play on Spotify?

Quora | Posted 10.21.2016 | Technology

How much does the average artist earn per play on Spotify? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are...

Spotify Slammed With $150 Million Lawsuit For Unpaid Royalties

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology

Musician David Lowery is suing music-streaming site Spotify for illegally distributing several of his copyrighted songs. Lowery, the frontman for the ...

Perceptual Jail: How Surrogates Can Bail You Out

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.05.2016 | Business
Alan Kelly

One wonders if someone in the music business knows a thing or two about surrogates. If so, their handiwork offers a lesson to the people and organiza...

Royalties, New Novel by Andy Marx

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.11.2014 | Home
Kate Kelly

The era and subjects covered begin in the early 20th century. Marx's story tracks the progress of three main characters -- a comic vaudevillian, a popular music composer, and a woman who gets her start in the music publishing business as a "song plugger."

What We Can Learn from Beyoncé

Judah Joseph | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Judah Joseph

The way that Beyoncé was released was unorthodox. She and her team took a monumental risk in how this album was marketed (specifically, in that it wasn't), and it has absolutely paid off.

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Is Making A Lot Less Off Drilling On Public Lands Than It Should Be | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The federal government isn't doing enough to ensure it collects a "fair return" for the oil and gas that companies produce from public...

A Billion-dollar Opportunity for Developing Countries

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Otaviano Canuto

The decision by Switzerland to share tax information, which still has to be ratified, is the latest addition to radically increased transparency of tax information over the last five years.

How Oil And Gas Drillers Avoid Paying Royalties

Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: Don Feusner ran dairy cattle on his 370-acre slice of northern Pennsylvania until he could no longer turn a...

Jason Cherkis

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital...

How Much Do You Think Pandora Pays Artists?

Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

If you think artists on Pandora never get paid by the music-streaming service, think again. On Tuesday, Pandora founder Tim Westergren released a s...

The Broken World of Book Publishing

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 10.21.2012 | Home
Dr. Philip Neches

A friend recommended a book to me. I wanted to read that book. So I did what any 21st-century consumer would do: I looked it up on Amazon. And that's when I started to realize just how bad the state of book publishing has become.

Are You a "Real" Writer?

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home
Eliezer Sobel

Writers learn early on that there are actually many people out there, incomprehensible as it may seem, who simply do not enjoy reading our work. (We p...

Musicians May Be Owed BILLIONS In Unpaid Royalties

David Kusek | Posted 06.07.2011 | Arts
David Kusek

If you are a recording artist or a manager and have been distributing music on iTunes under a deal with one of the big record labels, pay attention. ...

Self-Publishing Offers No Hassle and Big Potential Profits. Is It For You?

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bernard Starr

Historically, the big question for authors has been will my book get published? But now, the question is will I land my book with a prestigious publisher? I'm guilty of that myself.

Random House And Wylie Agency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Random House and The Wiley Agency have resolved their conflict over e-book rights, and out of this resolution has come a new royalty rate -- but it is...

Government Will Collect Royalties On Financial Crisis Commission's Report, Published By Little, Brown

The Washington Post | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The government commission tasked with writing a public report to expose the causes of the financial crisis is keeping the structure of its own publish...

Christian Bestseller 'The Shack': Lawsuits Over Who Wrote The Book And How Much Money Is Owed

Los Angeles Times | Sarah Weinman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was an improbable Cinderella story. "The Shack," William Paul Young's novel about a man rediscovering lost faith after the murder of his 5-year-...

Green News Report: July 1, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Disaster no...

Banks Paying Colleges For Students Who Rack Up Credit Card Debt

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

By Ben Protess and Jeannette Neumann Some of the nation's largest and most elite universities stand to gain millions of dollars from selling the name...

Is Random House Avoiding the iPad In Order To Pay Less To Authors?

Bnet | Erik Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I...don't think Random [House] is afraid of lower prices. Instead, like many publishers, the company fears that clear sales numbers might give authors...

Green News Report - July 16, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Is this the end of the 'free ride' for mining companies?

The Need for a Performance Right

Ann Chaitovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ann Chaitovitz

Because we do not have a performance right, performers, labels, and our economy) lose more than 100M dollars annually that is collected overseas for the broadcasts of U.S. recordings.

TV Shows and Films May or May Not Be in Jeopardy: Nonetheless, Studios Won't Have it So Easy Screwing the Talent

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Thanks to the WGA strike, management now takes the artistic community seriously, but it couldn't have been accomplished without the support provided by the Screen Actors Guild.