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SoundCloud Makes It Rain

Social sound platform SoundCloud recently raised an undisclosed amount of funding […]

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Klout Creates New Class Of Brand Promoters

If you are a frequent social networker, chances are you already know your Klout score […]

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Swift, Civil Wars Combine Forces On New Song

Santa must have been paying attention, because we got a whopper of a present right before departing for the holiday break […]

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One Sales Week To Go

The song we’re a’ singing has changed from “Jingle Bells” to “Auld Lang Syne” which means there is only one week left in the Nielsen SoundScan year. Yes, soon we’ll be talking about 2011 in past tense. But WAIT! We’re not there yet! First, let’s see what happened last week during country music’s biggest single sales week of 2011. […]

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CoverGirl Gets Lashed For Taylor Ad

Thanks to her relationship with CoverGirl, Taylor Swift has brought her youthful visage to the pages of glossy magazines everywhere […]

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Country Stars Unlikely To Mimic Comic Sales Model

Comedian Louis C.K. recently earned over $1 million selling a DRM-free comedy special, direct-to-fans from his website for $5 […]

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Bridgestone Extends Arena Naming Rights

Bridgestone Americas and the Nashville Predators have extended their naming-rights agreement […]

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Facebook Ads Moving To News Feed

Advertisements will be part of Facebook users’ news feeds in 2012. Currently, these Sponsored Stories appear on the right side of the page […]

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Garner’s Beyond The Hits To Help Others

What has 20 tracks from 20 hit artists, is now available on iTunes and will help support St. Jude Children’s ResearchHospital, the ACM’s Lifting Lives and the CMA’s Keep the Music Playing charities? If you guessed the first project from syndicated radio personality Blair Garner, then give yourself a gold star. Garner, award-winning host of […]

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Galante Adds Sales Perspective To 2011 Performance

Industry veteran Joe Galante checked in with some astute comments regarding this morning’s sales article which attributed lagging 2011 country album sales to a weak release schedule. […]

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Vevo Explores Expansion At Two-Year Mark

Music video site Vevo is attracting 57 million unique visitors per month […]

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