News tagged with music sales

Amazon offers digital songs to vinyl record buyers

(AP)—In an odd combination of old and new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its online store, it will give that customer a digital version of the songs for free.

Apr 03, 2013
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Flat year for US music industry, survey says

US music industry sales held nearly steady in 2012 as gains from digital subscription services offset further declines in physical disc sales, an industry survey showed Wednesday.

Mar 27, 2013
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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.

Mar 10, 2013
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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.

Jan 18, 2013
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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 ...

Dec 13, 2012
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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 ...

Oct 02, 2012
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Review: Ping a handy iTunes add-on with promise

(AP) -- Apple Inc.'s new music-discovery feature, Ping, is a potentially useful addition to iTunes. With it, you can see what songs your friends are buying and recommend some of your favorites to them.

Sep 08, 2010
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Warner Music CEO looks 'beyond iTunes' amid losses

(AP) -- Digital download sales growth slowed further for Warner Music Group Corp. in its fiscal third quarter, prompting CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. to say Thursday that the company was looking "beyond the iTunes model" to return ...

Aug 05, 2010
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