Music Business Roundup: Nielsen’s 360 Report, Billboard TV-Music Power List, & More

Nielsen's 360 Report Released The annual music report from Nielsen called the 360 Report has been released. There are many interesting points to take from the data, including that 75% of the population listens to music online, 80% say cost and ease of use are the most important factors when picking a music streaming service, and 78% say they are somewhat or very unlikely to pay for streaming in the next 6 months. Read More... Billboard's TV-Music Power Players List Billboard already has the Power 100 and Women in Music list, but they have added "TV-Music Power Players" to their resume. The list covers everything from music supervisors to late night tv show music bookers - highlighting all important executives that bring together the music and television worlds. Read More... Sony Enters Deal With Engrem Historically Cuban music has always seemed out of reach for US record labels. Sony Music has entered a monumental deal with Engrem to license their 20,000 song catalog globally. This opens up a huge market for licensing Cuban music. Read More... Spotify Artist Profiles Improve Previously, if you wanted to learn more about an artist on Spotify, the only data available was their biography. Now…

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