Crystal Ball Time

The next big scam in the music industry? Criminals pretending they own the rights to records and coining it in – as two US men face charges of stealing $20million of royalties…

Criminality has never been a million miles away from the music world, as I outlined in an article recently about "dark forces" in the major labels working overtime to stop themselves having to give more money to artists. They're practising what's in their genes. However, anyone under the impression that…

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Warner Music Group reached 249 million people last month on their own platforms – Spotify reached 381 million in that time… so is it time for Warner to say adios to Daniel Ek yet?

For the last few years, I've predicted that some kind of seismic shift is due in the music streaming world. The streaming sites don't make any money, the artists don't make any money. Only the majors seem to make any decent money out of this system. For clues as to…

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