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 …

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?

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.

You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

Resell a CD? Sure. MP3? Nope.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Turntable.fm Gets Its Label Deals Done

Stunning News: Music Industry Acts Rationally