BMG’s CEO says major labels need ‘wake-up call’ on artists’ streaming percentages

BMG’s CEO – Hartwig Masuch says it’s artist take more than 75% of all online streaming revenue and that major labels need to address the situation that other artist’s are still receiving nothing from online…

Spotify and David Gray team up for a unique, evolving best-of album

With digital music we’re seeing the formats we know and love evolve like never before, next to redefine the concept of an album is David Gray and Spotify. Earlier this year we saw Kanye West…

James Franco Signs To Label With Beck, Deadmau5, Foo Fighters

Actor James Franco has signed his two-piece band ‘Daddy’ to independent label for major artists, Kobalt. James Franco and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’keefe have just signed their band Daddy to Kobalt in a worldwide, multi-year deal…

Deadmau5 Goes Independent As More Artists Decry Major Labels

Massive EDM producer Deadmau5 has made a giant move by ditching major label Universal  for the favour of independent artist publisher Kobalt. Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman, grew a dislike for Universal Music Group (UMG) due a lack of…