Recently, one of the world’s top music supervisors floated the proposition that it may make sense for labels and publishers to pay for placement (e.g., “Pay to Place”) in order to benefit from its promotional value to their viewers.
As these music-streaming sites provide legally licensed music, the industry generally embraces this latest incarnation of disseminating music; however, with every change comes the question of how this impacts the music industry as well as its artists.
Millions missing in unreported artist royalties. New report reveals prolific problems with royalties in the music licensing landscape for artists and companies.
The music industry is constantly evolving and over the last decade it has gone through many changes. Amidst these changes, Music licensing has become a critical alternative revenue stream for artists, labels and publishers.
Thousands of independent artists and songwriters are expected to attend the first “IC Virtual Music Conference and Expo”, an online music industry gathering from Feb. 26-28, 2013 (Tuesday-Thursday).
I think this whole streaming issue will spell itself out. Whenever any new digital music company launches; musicians, labels etc. think they are some kind of instant savior that will make all artists and labels finally rich and famous.