November 14, 2013

Eminem’s ‘MMLP2’ Marketing Juggernaut: Tapping ‘Call of Duty,’ Beats, ESPN to Help Sell 750K Albums

(From Billboard Biz) Released less than a week ago, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 has been selling right and left. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is selling so well, in fact, that it is projected to sell about 750,000 units. This is great news for artist Eminem; he has not released an album in more […]

October 17, 2013

No Label, No Problem as ‘Idol’ Alums Turn to Kickstarter (and Fans) to Fund Their Music


        (From Billboard Biz, October 10, 2013) Imagine if there was a way for artists and fans to work together to create the artist’s next album. Now imagine musicians being able to connect with fans on a personal level offering private concerts, dinner dates, lunch parties, a phone call, and more as […]

September 19, 2013

Revolutionary Music Deal Changes Future of U.S. Music Business; Warner Music Group and Clear Channel Strike a Deal

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                    (From Billboard Magazine, September 12, 2013) The horizons of the music business have broadened just a little bit more after the confirmation of a new enterprise between Warner Music Group and Clear Channel on Thursday, September 12th, 2013. This new deal will allow WMG to […]