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Why Roku’s Stock Has Soared in Its First Year

When Roku priced its stock at $14 in September 2017, few predicted that the streaming TV device maker would quadruple in market value in 12 months….

D’Addario’s New Sales Driver: How-To Music Videos Featuring Social Media Stars

Sarah Thawer, a self-taught drumming whiz in Toronto, isn't a household name, but a year and a half ago she got a call that led to her starring…

Music Canada Touts ‘Another Year of Unprecedented Growth’ at Playback 2018 Kickoff

Music Canada Executive Vice President Amy Terrill recapped the trade organization's main accomplishments and initiatives of the past year on…

Investor Who Paid $420,000 For King Lil G Catalog Sues Royalty Exchange for Breach of Contract

Royalty Exchange is currently facing a lawsuit for breach of contract from an investor who spent $420,000 on one of the site’s biggest…

Music Industry Is Missing Out on $2.65B a Year From Stores’ Improper Streaming, Says Study

The music industry is missing out on $2.65 billion annually due to businesses using personal music services in their storefronts, according to a…

Insomniac Acquires 50% of Dutch Promoter ALDA

Insomniac has entered into a partnership with ALDA after acquiring 50 percent of the Amsterdam-based company known for developing, producing and…

Universal Music’s Jeff Harleston Takes Lifetime Music Industry Award at 43rd T.J. Martell Gala

Jeff Harleston, Universal Music Group's general counsel and executive vice president of business and legal affairs, received the Lifetime Music…

Shamrock Capital Acquires Stargate Publishing Catalog, Including Katy Perry, Rihanna & Beyonce Hits

Shamrock Capital has acquired Tor Hermansen's and Mikkel Eriksen's Stargate music publishing catalog, which includes such songs as Katy Perry…

Lefsetz vs. Flom Toronto Event Delivers Insider Music Biz Stories, But Lacks Drama

They had no script, not even an agenda or point-form notes scribbled on a napkin or the back of their hand. The second of six “Leftsetz vs….

Dire Straits Sees Overwhelming Investment Demand From Royalty Exchange Investors

Royalty Exchange, an online marketplace that turns music loyalties into assets for investment, announced it had completed a private syndicate…

Opus Klassik Awards Launch in Germany as Successor to the Retired Echo

The newly founded society for the promotion of classical music raised the curtain on the German Opus Klassik awards Sunday night in the Konzerthaus…

Greg Millard Named iHeartMedia’s EVP of Event and Experiential Partnerships

Greg Millard has been named evp of event and experiential partnerships at iHeartMedia, it was announced today (Oct. 15). He will…