Music streaming drove 8.1% growth in recorded music business

The past few years have seen a resurgence in what many were worried was a dying music industry, with music streaming enabling 2 years of growth after 10 years of decline. Reported by Bloomberg, from…

Watch Apple Music’s exclusive Cash Money Records documentary trailer

Last week Apple Music announced they’d signed an exclusive deal with Cash Money records, home to Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake and more. The documentary looks to follow the rise of the record label and…

Apple Music sign exclusive deal with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne’s label Cash Money Records

Apple Music have signed a partnership deal with massive hip-hop/rap label Cash Money Records, putting them in a powerful position for streaming exclusives. In their latest move to take over the music streaming industry, and…

Ministry Of Sound compilation label bought out by Sony

Ministry Of Sound, the UK label famed for it’s many varying compilations, has been bought by Sony Music UK. Ministry Of Sound have become renowned in the UK for their compilations covering basically every type…

Warner Music screw independent music stores by ending sales to small retailers

Warner Music have revealed that they will stop selling to music shops that make less than $10k for them a year, because being an independent retailer isn’t hard enough as it is. Warner Music have…