News tagged with music sales

When it comes to music, Sweden goes up stream

Despite being home to a vibrant community of file-sharing activists, Sweden is at the forefront of a global recovery in music sales driven by streaming music services such as Spotify, industry observers say.

dateMar 10, 2013 in Internet
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Swedish music sales 'boosted by Spotify'

Music sales in Sweden rose last year thanks to the growing popularity of music streaming service Spotify, the country's music industry body said, offering hope to a sector battered by file-sharing.

dateJan 18, 2013 in Internet
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Warner Music says 4Q revenue grew, losses shrank

(AP)—Warner Music Group Corp., the third largest recording company in the U.S., says quarterly revenue grew for the first time in five quarters in the three months through September as sales grew of both digital music and ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Business
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Rdio to pay artists $10 per new subscriber

(AP)—Music subscription service Rdio (ARDEE-oh) is looking to dispel the notion that streaming services underpay artists for their work. Starting Tuesday, it will start paying musicians $10 for every person they convince ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Internet
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