Category: Sales/Marketing

2012 Music Sales Recap: Country’s Cup Runneth Over

Each year—after the holiday cheer—comes the industry accounting. Time to congratulate the hot sellers of 2012, spot the trends and balance things like digital vs. physical, albums vs. tracks and performance by genre […]

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Weekly Register: Year End Edition—Country Rises 4.1%

Country album sales increased 4.1% this year, or by 1.77 million albums. Is that good? […]

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Weekly Register: It’s A Red Christmas!

As we prepare to delve into the mysteries behind the year’s biggest music sales week, let me […]

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Network TV Finales Crown Country Winners

‘X Factor’ Awards $5-million contract • ‘The Voice’ crowns winner from Team Blake […]

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Yamaha’s Nashville Headquarters Launches Label

This year, Chris Gero’s artist relations offices founded a new division called Yamaha Entertainment Group […]

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Weekly Register: Holiday Harmony, Chart Divide and Pope Wins

Am I the only journalist offended by the SoundScan/Billboard decision to categorize and chart music tracks by style, rather than by artist? Will no one challenge this behavior or at least ask for a detailed explanation—managers, labels, etc.? […]

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Digital Toolbox: Geolocation On The Rise

In a recent interview, Borman Entertainment’s Cameo Carlson discussed the growing trend […]

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Industry Ink (12/18/2012)

Americana’s John Fullbright signs co-pub • Ticket Summit Webinars • Kyle Park No. 1 in Texas

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iTunes Reveals Best Of 2012

For Country, Little Big Town, Taylor Swift, and Lee Brice were honored […]

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Weekly Register: #FLAGALINE Rewrites The Rulebook

Industry sales execs are pretty much on autopilot now, or in holiday lingo we say, “their stockings are hung [buy] the chimney with care hoping the fans soon will be there…”

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rpm entertainment adds VP, Digital

He will work with rpme’s label, management, and publishing divisions […]

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