Rap Genius Already Hugging It Out With Music Publishers

Turns out Sony and Silicon Valley’s favorite lyric site were already working together. Rest of the industry should follow …
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Why Is Google Putting Money Into a Music Label?

It’s a small-money deal for Google — and YouTube — which already has a huge presence in music. What’s the upside?
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Vevo App Planned for Apple TV This Month

Apple TV’s small roster of name brand apps is set to get a bit bigger.
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Music Sales Slump Again

Don’t blame Spotify or Pandora. But you might want to show this article to the folks at SoftBank and Vivendi.
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You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

Resell a CD? Sure. MP3? Nope.
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Why Google Thinks Two Music Subscription Services Are Better Than None

Only a Googler could explain why Android and YouTube are talking about launching separate music services. But we can guess.
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YouTube Is Ready to Invest in Vevo, but the Deal Isn’t Done

A deal will let YouTube hang on to its most popular content, and provide real money for Vevo and music label owners.
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Beats’ Jimmy Iovine on Steve Jobs, Spotify and Why He Can Make Subscriptions Work

Why can’t the tech guys make music subscriptions work? Because they’re tech guys, says the music kingpin.
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Vevo’s YouTube Deal Expires in Three Days. But the “Hulu for Music Videos” Site Won’t Go Dark.

Both sides need each other. And they’ve got a few more months to make something work.
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Turntable.fm Gets Its Label Deals Done

Stunning News: Music Industry Acts Rationally