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Wall Street Journal Lifts the Veil On New Angle In Streaming Royalty Debate

In a must read, the Wall Street Journal’s Hannah Karp reports that there’s a lot more money heading to the music industry, if not the artists, from streaming deals…

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 7-20-14

Sam Smith holds #1 while Hozier pops up to #2. Milky Chance moves up, as does Ryan Adams. Spoon (pictured) adds a week-best 137 spins to debut at #21; Robert Plant also debuts in The Top 22…

Half of All Mobile Data Traffic Will Be Video in Five Years

Ericsson has released projections for mobile data usage, and global projections for the year 2020 are pretty staggering. Undoubtedly there are implications for how music will be discovered…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart: 7-13-14

A CSNY re-issue tops this week’s chart, with Judas Priest right behind. Dirty Heads (pictured) debut in The Top 5, with Sia notching a Top 22 debut as well…

KXT/Dallas Added to Triple A Panel; Three More Added to Alternative Panel

Mediabase has added more stations to its monitoring panel, based on recent ratings analysis, adding pubstation KKXT/Dallas to the Triple A panel, and three modern rockers to its Alternative panel of stations…

Artist Spotlight: Strand of Oaks [Exclusive Video]

Tim Showalter has been releasing music since at least 2009, but his latest appears to be the breakthrough. Count Tim’s friends in high places and watch exclusive video from the NON-COMMvention…