Archive for the ‘Music Business’ Category

A picture is worth a thousand words, they say, and I couldn’t agree more. Creative people on Virtual Music website have come up with a very visual way to illustrate size and popularity of the larges music websites based on estimated traffic data. Website with the positive 2010 growth are marked green, and those in […]

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You won’t hear me saying “Thank you , CRTC!” too often, but this time the Canadian broadcasting & telecommunications regulator did the right thing for both music fans and Canadian music creators. In its decision dated November 25, 2010, CRTC denied most requests by MuchMusic, Canada’s specialty music TV station, including: Reduction of Canadian content, […]

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As some of us inside the Canadian music circles have anticipated for some time now, Canada has put itself formally on the global Latin music map. On Thursday night in Las Vegas, Alex Cuba and Nelly Furtado both won Latin Grammys. Nelly Furtado, who also performed at the event, took the Best Female Pop Vocal […]

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Shocked by the recent statistics showing that only 2.1% of the 97,751 albums released in 2009 reached a 5,000 sales threshold, I started wondering if we have reached the bottom yet. So I have asked this question in Music & Entertainment Professionals group on Linkedin, and the response was overwhelming. Close to 30 replies (some […]

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