Glenn Peoples: Money For Nothing – The Internet Radio “Value Shift” In Waiting

by Glenn Peoples

Guest columnist Glenn Peoples observes that AM/FM is required to pay the music industry only one of two performance royalties, unlike streaming radio which is required to pay both songwriters and labels. He asserts that every point of market share which moves from broadcast radio to Pandora is worth $60-million dollars of revenue to labels and artists. Continue Reading


Glenn Peoples: Pandora Has Its Mind on Your Money and Your Money on Its Mind

by Glenn Peoples

Does Pandora or Radio Pay Better Royalty Rates to Songwriters and Music Publishers? Glenn Peoples, Music Insights and Analytics at Pandora, crunches the numbers and makes an important distinction between the one-to-one nature of Pandora “spins” and the one-to-many broadcast model. Continue Reading