Around The Web: Stories You Will Want To Read

Current news and features we unearthed from around the web we thought you might like to read today...

Live Nation announces partnership for a series of up to 10 live virtual reality concerts – Billboard

Sony inks China distribution deal with Tencent – MBW

US music biz honks at Lyor Cohen gig at YouTube – Hits Daily Double

And here’s the video posted by Hits Daily Double


Cord-cutting could cost Pay TV industry $1B in a year, study says -- WSJ

Blockchain will be used by 15% of Big Banks by 2017 -- Fortune

Answering the ‘why? In why BandLab teamed up with Rolling Stone – Music Industry Blog

Paid streaming tripling to $9.5B by 2022 – Strategy Analytics

UK PM says Britain will launch Brexit by April – Canadian Business

How musicians' estates are the biggest earners in pop: The Guardian

The demise of rock ‘n’ roll nostalgia: TV shows and movies that tap into R&R nostalgia used to be a sure thing. Not anymore – Jamie Weinman, Maclean’s

Felix Bernstein tackles his most ambitious project yet, a Justin Bieber operaThe Village Voice

The lessons we still have to learn, five months after the Ghomeshi trial: Kevin Donovan’s new book on Ghomeshi investigation and trial shows us how far we haven’t come on conversations around sexual assault – Anne Kingston, Maclean’s

The box set bandwagon is going into overdrive with the imminent sounds of sleigh bells jingling – Forbes

Sha Na Na Tova: Alan Cooper opened for Jimi at Woodstock, then became a biblical scholar – Tablet

House concerts increase in popularity in Canada – Global News

SoundCloud: What it costs to buy plays and earn more ‘likes’ – Audience Again






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