Music industry

American Sajaegi

Until 1991, the sales data that trade publications like Billboard used to determine chart positions was sourced by cold-calling record stores and asking for estimates.

The New Inquiry

Google, record labels working on deal covering musical “deepfakes”

Google and Universal Music are in talks to license artists’ melodies and voices for songs generated by artificial intelligence as the music business tries to monetize one of its biggest threats.

Ars Technica

50 Years Later, Everything Is Hip-Hop

Rappers didn’t just change the sound of music—they changed the business of it too. ‘The only rule was to be successful.’

The Wall Street Journal

L'industrie musicale coréenne continue son ascension grâce à la K-pop

La vague culturelle venue de la Corée du Sud a depuis longtemps dépassé ses frontières, mais elle semble désormais inarrêtable. Pour preuve, les ventes d’albums de K-pop ne cessent d’augmenter sur le marché international.

La Dépêche

La revolución de la industria musical

Radiografía del momento por el que vive la música independiente en Colombia. Una industria que, aunque no cuenta con el músculo financiero de las grandes disqueras o el altavoz constante de los medios de comunicación, está creando un público fiel y riguroso que valora el poder de la música orgánica.

El Espectador

Nigerian Artists Earned More Than $14 Million on Spotify in 2022

potify said the growth of the Afrobeats genre has moved from West Africa to the global stage, emphasizing the popularity of music originating from Nigeria and Ghana.

Digital Music News

Investors want Hipgnosis to sell some of its song catalogues

Hipgnosis Songs Fund has long been one of the most active buyers of music catalogues, but now some of its investors want it to also become a seller.


$11,000 to see Taylor Swift? How concert tickets got so expensive

How did we end up spending more than your average mortgage payment for a seat at a concert? The answer is ... complicated.

Los Angeles Times

La course à la synchro, discrète manne financière pour l’industrie musicale

En assurant un revenu non négligeable, voire le jackpot, aux artistes et aux éditeurs, la synchronisation est devenue un pilier essentiel du business. Un filon dont toute la filière essaie de profiter.


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