Archive for category: music

DEW2015 Day 3 Coverage – Thomas Gewecke, CDO & EVP, Strategy and Business Development of Warner Bros. Entertainment Keynotes
/ February 13, 2015 12:29 pm
DEW2015 Day 3 Coverage – Thomas Gewecke, CDO & EVP, Strategy and Business Development of Warner Bros. Entertainment Keynotes

Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer & EVP, Strategy and Business Development of Warner Bros. Entertainment keynotes on the third day of Digital Entertainment World. Broadcasting & Cable reports "Thomas Gewecke predicts that virtual-reality and so-called augmented-reality devices will enter the entertainment mainstream sooner rather than later.". Read More

DEW2015 Day 2 Coverage – Antonio Lucio, Visa and Eddy Moretti, VICE Media Keynotes at DEW Day 2
/ February 12, 2015 1:44 pm
DEW2015 Day 2 Coverage – Antonio Lucio, Visa and Eddy Moretti, VICE Media Keynotes at DEW Day 2

Day 2 of Digital Entertainment World featured keynoters Antonio Lucio, Global Chief Marketing & Communications Officer of Visa and Eddy Moretti, Chief Creative Officer of VICE Media Worldwide. Eddy Moretti, Chief Creative Officer discusses about the possibilities for a Vice channel. Read More

VideoInk: Ned Sherman Talks Digital Content and DEW on the Eve of the Annual Expo
/ February 9, 2015 1:01 pm
VideoInk: Ned Sherman Talks Digital Content and DEW on the Eve of the Annual Expo

VideoInk reports "There’s no shortage of events these days that aim to tackle the issue of how to effectively create, distribute, and make money from digital content. That’s not much of a surprise, considering how it’s still too early to have established models for digital — everyone is still experimenting and it’s important to share nuggets of insights, when they do arise, in a bid to continue pushing the industry forward." . Read More

Grammys: Sam Smith Shines as Beck Pulls Off Upset
/ February 9, 2015 1:01 pm
Grammys: Sam Smith Shines as Beck Pulls Off Upset

Variety reports "Something of a dark horse, rock singer-songwriter Beck spoiled Brit soul-pop vocalist Sam Smith’s bid to sweep the four top categories at Sunday’s Grammy Awards by snagging album of the year honors for 'Morning Phase.'". Read More

SoundExchange Wraps Record-Setting Year with $773 Million in Payments to Recording Artists and Record Labels
/ January 28, 2015 11:08 am
SoundExchange Wraps Record-Setting Year with $773 Million in Payments to Recording Artists and Record Labels

SoundExchange today announced a new record with total year-end royalty payments reaching approximately $773 million (up 31 percent from $590 million the prior year). The fourth quarter 2014 distribution also increased from the previous year with more than 38,800 payments totaling approximately $183 million. In addition to breaking records with its payments, SoundExchange also moved the industry forward in 2014 in many other important respects. Read More

Sony Music Entertainment Releases ‘Rockin’ Goat,’ an Action-Packed Adventure Game Made for Mobile
/ January 26, 2015 3:31 pm
Sony Music Entertainment Releases ‘Rockin’ Goat,’ an Action-Packed Adventure Game Made for Mobile

Sony Music Entertainment today announced the launch of ‘Rockin’ Goat,’ a raucous new mobile adventure game set against the backdrop of Rock and Roll that sends players on an off-the-wall quest blending elements of fantasy, explosive action and music. . Read More

iHeartRadio has more than 60M registered users, claims it’s growing faster than Facebook
/ January 23, 2015 9:28 am
iHeartRadio has more than 60M registered users, claims it’s growing faster than Facebook

VentureBeat reports "Today iHeartRadio threw a bunch of stats in a press release to let you know how fast it’s growing. Though the numbers seem big, they may not stack up against some of iHeartRadio’s biggest competitors." . Read More

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