Who’s Buying Taylor Swift’s 1989? Not As Many In New York

November 20th, 2014 | by

The new Taylor Swift album 1989 sold more than a million copies in its first week of sales and nearly 400,000 in its second week. Nielsen SoundScan found some interesting information on the sales for the album based on location. The South Atlantic region of…

SoundCloud Announces Licensing Deal With Warner

November 4th, 2014 | by

SoundCloud, a prominent audio streaming program, has announced a partnership with the Warner Music Group. This SoundCloud licensing deal will allow music from the major label to be available for SoundCloud uses through a free ad-supported streaming program or through an ad-free paid format. This…

Apple Makes the Beats Music Shutdown Official

October 24th, 2014 | by

Apple’s recent acquisition of Beats Music led to some suspicion that Beats Music would be shut down. However, Apple said that it was not going to shut it down. The Wall Street Journal announced that Apple has changed its mind and will be discontinuing the…