The Music Industry: A Trail of Missed Opportunities

by Bob Cherry, I DOUBT if anybody today hasn’t heard of the problems of the music industry. The labels are crying about their loss of CD sales, XM and Sirius radio are hemorrhaging cash by the tens of billions of dollars. Terrestrial broadcast radio’s audience is shrinking. Mom & Pop “brick and mortar” record stores are all but extinct. Continue Reading →

Broadcast Radio Declining

More and more listeners are abandoning AM and FM and going to the unregulated realm of Internet and digital sound. Internet radio now has 60 million weekly listeners. AN UPDATED study by Bridge Ratings pegs Internet radio’s weekly audience at 60 million, with average time spent listening up as well. The study also identifies a trend that other studies have Continue Reading →