7 Key Takeaways From Nielsen's 2017 US Year-End Music Report

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From vinyl to streaming, here's what happened in the music industry in the United States last year according to Nielsen's end-of-year report.

50 Most Powerful Music Industry Quotes of 2017

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Wrap up 2017 by reflecting on these 50 powerful music industry quotes from artists, managers, tastemakers, and more that sum up the year and point to what's coming next.

Why Independent Artists Are Ruling the Music Industry According to Willard Ahdritz

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Kobalt founder & CEO and AWAL Executive Chairman Willard Ahdritz shares his insights into the current state of the music industry and why it'll only get better for indie artists in the future.

What Millennial Content Consumption Means for the Music Industry

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Though Millennials are consuming more content than ever, they're not necessarily loyal or set in their "new ways," particularly when it comes to listening to music.

What Does the Future Hold for Music Streaming?

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Streaming projections are on the upswing — big time — with forecasts firmly in the billions of dollars for the next few decades. Find out where we are now and how accurate these predictions actually could be.