Jay Z Removes Catalog From Spotify

Click HERE to read the article in reference. Friday April 7 Jay Z removed all of his music from Spotify, with the exception of 2 collaborative albums (with R. Kelly) and five collaborative singles. This business move more than likely stems from the fact that Jay Z's streaming company Tidal (launched in 2015) still trails …

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RIAA 2016 Year End Report: What You Need To Know

Click HERE and HERE to read the articles in reference. Another year is in the books, and streaming is once again revealing itself to be the future of the industry. Out of the 11.4% increase in recorded music sales in 2016, streaming accounted for more than half of overall sales. Within the realm of streaming, subscription …

Facebook vs. UMPG

Click HERE to read the article in reference. For the past year, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has been ripping down cover videos posted to Facebook. Just recently, UMPG has gotten more stringent on the removal of videos, citing copyright infringement. Facebook has even gone as far as to suspend the accounts of repeat offenders. All …