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Digital Music Retailer CD Baby Lowers Sales Commission from 25% to 9%

CD Baby Lowers Digital Sales Commission from 25% to 9% — the Lowest Rate of Any Digital Music Retailer

CD Baby, the world’s largest online
distributor of independent music, has announced that it will be lowering
its cut of MP3 download sales on

Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2013

CD Baby’s online retail store
sells thousands of downloads every day, and the resulting revenue
bypasses the major-label system and gets paid directly to artists.

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Law Firm Arent Fox Wins Landmark $6.6 Million Copyright Damages Judgement in Song Lyric Infringement Lawsuit

Arent Fox Wins Landmark $6.6 Million Copyright Damages Judgment in Song Lyric Infringement Lawsuit
Decision holds MySpace co-founder liable for posting lyrics of hundreds of popular songs without a license; California district court awards $12,500 in damages for each of 528 compositions in suit, including hits such as “China Girl,” “Moondance,” “Georgia on My Mind” and “(Don’t go chasing) Waterfalls”

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In a first-of-its kind case establishing liability for posting unlicensed song lyrics on a website, law firm Arent Fox has won $6.6 million in statutory damages on behalf of a group of leading music publishers against the operator of online music sites.

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Sonos & Janelle Monae Partners For New Global Campaign



SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. (October 1, 2012) – Sonos, the leading manufacturer of wireless HiFi systems, has partnered with Wondaland Arts Society/Atlantic Records recording artist Janelle Monáe on an extraordinary global campaign, which is aimed at engaging music fans and demonstrates that listening is back.

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Sony & LL Cool J Collaborate on New Software App for VAIO Series

Sony and LL COOL J Collaborate on Revolutionary My Connect Studio Software Application For the New Future Sounds VAIO® E 14P Series


NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sony and entertainment icon and GRAMMY® Award-winning artist LL COOL J have teamed up to offer the exclusive Future Sounds My Connect Studio package with the VAIO® E 14P laptop, announced this week. A truly unique web-based software application envisioned by LL COOL J, My Connect Studio allows multiple artists and musicians to record, edit and produce new music together simultaneously in real-time from anywhere in the world, eliminating the geographical and economical barriers for musicians. To continue, please click “MORE”!

CD Baby Partners w/Alliance Entertainment to Expand Distribution

Indie Music Powerhouse CD Baby Partners with Alliance Entertainment to Expand Distribution

CD Baby, the world’s largest online
distributor of independent music, is thrilled to announce a new
partnership with Alliance Entertainment, the largest wholesale
distributor of home entertainment audio, video, and software in the
United States. CD Baby’s catalog of almost 400k titles from over a
quarter million artists around the world will now be available for
purchase at all online and brick & mortar retail outlets affiliated
with Alliance. Alliance has a market-share leading account base that
includes Independent Retailers, Big Box Retailers, .com sites, and
Vendor Managed accounts in the US.

Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 08, 2012

In the first phase of this partnership, CD Baby has delivered over 5000 of its top-selling titles to Alliance,
but this is just the beginning; the scope of the partnership is set for
major expansion. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Shanachie Entertainment Relaunches New Website

Celebrated Independent Record Label Shanachie Entertainment Relaunches Newly Designed Website To Highlight New Directions

Decorated Label Set To Embark On Initial Entry Into Alternative Rock Music

Newton, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2012

In the ever changing landscape of the internet, a company’s own website
is the one constant in which they can interact with their customer base
directly and effectively. It is with that in mind that Shanachie Entertainment
proudly announces the launch of the all-new, coinciding
with the company’s ever-evolving new initiative in the alternative music
realm. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Foundation Launches New Website Version in March 2012


New York, NY – At 2pm on March 1st, Anthony Braxton’s Tri-Centric Foundation will launch the new and improved version of the organization’s website. Members of the press are invited to set-up press accounts to explore the site; because of the relaunch those that had accounts on the old website will need to set up new ones, contact TCF for details. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Fans Can Share Special Eric Benet Valetines Day e-card Feat. New Single, “Real Love”

Fans can share a special Eric Benet Valentine’s Day e-card featuring his new single, “Real Love” and enter a chance to win a Gift Card from 1-800 Flowers! See details below.

“As we celebrate our first Valentine’s Day as husband and wife, the song “Real Love” really comes from my heart. Please share with the “Real Love” in your life!” – Eric Benet

Fans can tell Eric Benet their stories of “Real Love” and win a $50 gift card from 1-800 Flowers!

Enter Contest at:

Don’t forget to check out Eric’s new single and video, “Real Love
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Over 25,000 Musicians Using CD Baby’s MusicStore for Facebook

Over 25,000 Musicians Using CD Baby’s MusicStore for Facebook

CD Baby’s MusicStore for Facebook is widely
embraced by CD Baby artists as the easiest way to sell CDs, Vinyl, and
MP3s on Facebook.

Portland, Oregon,

CD Baby, the largest digital distributor of independent music in the
world, is excited to announce that over 25,000 independent artists
around the world are selling music directly to their fans on Facebook
using CD Baby’s MusicStore for Facebook. To continue, please click “MORE”!

CD Baby Launches New Music Sync Licensing Service

CD Baby Launches Music Sync Licensing Service to Independent Artists

CD Baby is partnering with music
licensing company Rumblefish to launch a sync licensing service for
independent musicians. CD Baby artists now can generate revenue by
licensing their music for movies, TV shows, ads, video games, apps, and

Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 19, 2012

Over the past decade, independent artists have earned significant
income from traditional licensing opportunities in TV and film, but with
YouTube quickly becoming the most popular online music-discovery
platform, there are countless opportunities to license music on a much
smaller scale. To continue, please click “MORE”!