5 Things All Musicians Should Know

Dave Cool has some advice for music artists. He recently posted 5 things every musician should know on Bandzoogle. All songs have 2 different copyrights – one for the musical work and one for the sound recording. Every piece of music is automatically copyrighted as soon as it is written down or recorded. Register your

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30% Still Purchase Downloads

According to Music Watch, one third of US consumers continue to purchase downloadable music, even as streaming sales rise.  Recording Industry Association of America recently released data showing that paid downloads made up for 37 percent of U.S. music revenues, while streaming only created 27 percent. And while this trend continues, shifts have been seen

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2014 Showed Dip in Sales

Although 2014 saw strong growth in music streaming, dips in music sales, both physical and digital led to a drop in music revenue as a whole. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s (IFPI) annual “Digital Music Report”  global music industry sales in 2014 fell 0.4 percent to $14.97 billion, however many executives

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