music industry

Album Sales Hit All-Time Low as Listeners Keep Streaming

Album sales have hit their lowest point in the first half of this year since tracking began in 1991, as listeners increasingly use streaming services like Spotify and Pandora and video-sharing website like YouTube to get their music fix.

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Sound of Silence: Paul Simon to Quit Music

Legendary folk-rock singer Paul Simon says, after making music for more than 60 years, he’s ready to “let go” of the limelight and “see what happens.”

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Adele Sold 2.3 Million Copies of New Album in Just 3 Days

Adele’s new album “25” has sold more than 2.3 million copies in the United States during its first three days on the market, a stunning number for a music industry that has seen sales steadily fall in the digital era.

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Governor Abbott Celebrates Texas Music During SXSW

In a party at the Governor’s Mansion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott hosted Texas musicians, music industry representatives and vendors, SXSW attendees, elected officials, and other honored guests in an evening to celebrate Texas music. The

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