Op-Ed: Independent Musician Ron Pope: How I Made $250K From Streaming

I believe that Taylor Swift and Scott Borchetta (president of her label, Big Machine Records) are misinformed about what streaming services are doing for emerging artists. Additionally, I feel that they are off-base in terms of what these sites mean for the future of our industry as a whole. The value of services like Spotify…

Women In Music 2014: The 50 Most Powerful Executives in the Industry

This year the industry’s top players weren’t just changing the business in the label, publishing and touring worlds, they also were changing jobs, and the shake-ups are reflected in Billboard’s 10th annual rankings. As the industry itself evolves, so do the people making the biggest waves within it. Every facet of the wide world of…