- a Six Part Series
by Jeff Price
Part IV: The Growth Phase is Over? Improved Label Margins
Read Past Chapters
Part I: Music Purchases and Net Revenue For Artists Are Up, Gross Revenue for Labels is Down
Part II: The Impact of DMCA Streams and Why They Should Be Considered
Part III: How a Skewed Perspective Delegitimizes Artists
Part V: When Good Laws Turn Bad
Part VI: The Hills are Alive…..
Some state the past growth of music purchases was encouraging and exciting, but more recently the rate of growth for major labels has significantly slowed. Don’t panic just yet, there are a few reasons for this.
First, there is a widening of what artist’s music is being bought. Music sales are less concentrated in the major label releases so their numbers are down.