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Is the music industry finally starting to turn things around?
After 13 straight years of declines stemming from decreased sales and Internet piracy, the music industry saw global revenues increase 0.3 percent in 2012, according to a new report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The music industry’s revenues globally were $16.5 billion in 2012. (When Internet piracy...Read more »
What a difference a year makes. Last year, at this time, we were all ready for the Grammy coronation of Adele, who ended up sweeping all three top categories.
This year? The field is wide open. Adele is not eligible for many awards this time, even though her “21” seems set to repeat as the year's top-seller (a feat that has only happened once — 30 years ago when Michael Jackson's “Thriller”...Read more »
Carrie Underwood blows into Nassau Coliseum Friday and Prudential Center Saturday. Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “Blown Away.” At Nassau Coliseum Friday...Read more »