Tag: independent music labels

Indie Labels Threatening To Drop Out Of Apple Music Catalog

A mere day after Apple Music was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook, an AM contract was leaked to the press which showed that the company would not be paying royalty percentages on plays from the standard three-month trial period that is granted to each subscription to the service. In reaction to this news, indie labels are now criticizing Apple en masse, with gaps in the Apple Music catalog as a possible consequence. From reading the different interviews with label execs over the last week, the opposition against Apple’s new music streaming service seems to be growing. Alison Wenham, CEO ... Read more