Record Industry Collapse – Guest Blog

Record Industry Collapse

By Jerry Del Colliano

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is saying that it is the end of the world as the record industry knows it.

Yorke is predicting the total collapse of the music industry and is warning young musicians to hold off signing record deals as he anticipates some big labels going belly up in the next few months.

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RIAA Proves Music Is Worth Less – Guest Blog

Jerry Del Colliano - Inside Music Media

By Jerry Del Colliano

The lobby group that carries the record labels’ water has not only never been able to stop music piracy, it is helping piracy to grow.

How you ask?

By suing consumers to make an example out of them.

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The GRAMMY-Music Industry Disconnect – Guest Blog

Jerry Del Colliano (with Ivan Braiker) - Inside Music Media

The 52nd annual Grammy music awards walloped its television network competitors Sunday night with an almost one-third increase of last year’s audience.

The Nielsen numbers won’t be final until later today but the GRAMMYs attracted about 23 million viewers — winning the day.

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How The Music Industry Is About To Change – Guest Blog

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By Jerry Del Colliano

The bad news is in — as it has been almost every year since 2000.

Album sales in the U.S. are down year to year 13% and that includes digital revenue according to Nielsen SoundScan.

That’s a decline for eight of the last nine years for record sales.

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The Big Media Trend of Next Year – Guest Blog

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By Jerry Del Colliano

At the end of the year – not to mention another decade – attention seems to be directed to what changes have happened over that time span.

But today, I’d rather look ahead to next year, the next three years – I doubt anyone could accurately see through the entire next decade.

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