The most popular "streamripping" site, in which millions of users have converted YouTube videos into audio files, shut down Thursday faced with a legal campaign by the music industry.
Traditional music companies have yet to realize the full financial and cultural potential of hip hop and rap, a UCLA-led study suggests. When it comes to the type of artists that get signed, recorded and heavily promoted, ...
Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music.
Song streaming on subscription services more than doubled in the United States last year, bringing solid growth to the music industry despite sagging album sales, data showed Monday.
The US music industry Tuesday posted its strongest growth in more than a decade in the first six months as streaming subscriptions doubled, but weakness reigned in other formats.
A majority of online music consumers now listen on smartphones amid the boom in streaming services, the global music industry group said Tuesday.
Streaming leader Spotify said Monday that its losses deepened last year even as the company topped $2 billion in revenue amid the global boom in online music.
Independent, indie, record companies and their artists have benefited from the internet in ways that the major label have not since the heady days of the post-cassette facile file-sharing era made most public by Napster and ...
Streaming has become for the first time the top money-maker for the US recorded music business, but it has struggled to offset falling CD sales and downloads, industry data showed Tuesday.
Leading Hollywood movie studios joined forces Thursday to launch legal action in an Australian court against a piracy website, as they flagged future moves against others that give access to infringing content.