Historic first as SoundCloud challenge music streaming payment system with “fan-powered royalties”

In an industry-first, SoundCloud is introducing a user-centric payment system so that artists get paid based on their actual listeners.

Big 4 Fall Out Over Grooveshark

Remember back in October, when EMI were negotiating a deal with Grooveshark, then changed their mind and decided to sue them, then broke off the pursuit of their lawsuit and instead signed a licensing agreement…