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Classical music sales enter 'survival mode'

May 14, 2015
Beethoven needs more of Beyonce's audiences — young and diverse.
Posted In: classical music, buying music, music sales
A woman uses the music streaming service Spotify to listen to music on her iPhone.

The music industry sings a sorrowful, flat note

Mar 19, 2015
The industry takes in only half the revenue it did at its peak.
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Billboard 200 will now account for streamed music

Dec 3, 2014
But how much will it change album rankings?
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Vinyl record sales have jumped to 6 million

Sep 15, 2014
Vinyl sales are experiencing a boom among a younger audience.
Posted In: vinyl records, buying music, music industry, Chicago

The business of pop music

Aug 20, 2014
From playing coffee bars to producing music to reality TV, Linda Perry has seen it all.
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Why buy? Memories of a music consumer

Mar 7, 2014
Earlier this year, Billboard reported the first drop in digital music sales since the iTunes store made its debut in 2003. CD sales continued their steady decline and overall album sales experienced an 8.4% drop.
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