Jul 5, 2012 An up-tempo pop dance beat can't hurt, and neither can a star's viral video.
May 31, 2012 Madonna begins her worldwide summer tour today in Israel. Shows have already sold out around the world. But what if you're not Madonna? How do you make money on tour?
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 30, 2012 In an effort to revive their brand image and win back market share from Coke, Pepsi is launching a new, hip partnership with Twitter that will include free songs for download and live-streaming music concerts.
May 1, 2012 Audio branding is moving beyond television and electronics into banks and appliances as companies seek to build consumer allegiance through sound.
Apr 17, 2012 The battle over a new bill heats up. Plus, what are the hippest music cities in the world? You'll never guess.
Apr 13, 2012 Former disc jockey and current Marketplace reporter Bob Moon shares 1040-themed songs over the decades.
Apr 12, 2012 New Orleans has long been a music Mecca, but it has surprisingly little infrastructure for the business side of the industry. To help fill this gap, two hip-hop entrepreneurs have been sharing the gospel of copyright and licensing with local musicians and producers.
Apr 6, 2012 This week's Piggy Award goes to a money-smart teen who practices what she raps.
Mar 29, 2012 Official music industry sales numbers for the year of 2011 are out this week, and for the first time, digital sales are taking up the majority of the market.