Ultra Records filed a complaint of copyright infringement against Michelle Phan this month in Los Angeles. Ultra names Kaskade as an artist Phan uses as a music bed in her YouTube videos. Michelle Phan is a beauty vlogger with 6.75 million subscribers on YouTube. She shows how to use different beauty products to her viewers with formal branded
300 Entertainment hits its first #1 on the Billboard Rap Album charts a mere 8 months after the label’s start. Rapper Mike Stud took the music industry by surprise when his album Closer sold 15k copies this week.
Glenn Peoples reports for Billboard that TuneCore paid $33.2 million to its artists in Q2 2014, that is up by 18.4% from the same period last year. TuneCore continues its momentum from the announcement last week that it has registered more than one million artists. The company’s growth is attributed to the music publishing division as well as