Radio World reports the giant media conglomerate seems to have the corner on “Bohemian Rhapsody”, out in theaters in November.
iHeartMedia says more than 650 radio stations and websites will simultaneously play the six-minute album version of Queen’s song, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” on Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. local time, in promotion of the opening movie, the Queen biopic of the same name.
According to ABC News, there’s good news for Artists, not so good news for Pandora and Spotify… and unfortunately, every small and micro-broadcaster on the web. One Facebook user posted, “It’s about time, over the air broadcasters have been paying through the nose for years, so should internet broadcasters”. News flash: Internet broadcasters HAVE been paying for years as well. Now, they’ll pay more.
There were some “Good Vibrations” at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday.
Musicians including Mike Love from the Beach Boys, Kid Rock, John Rich of Big and Rich, and Sam Moore of Sam and Dave came to the White House for the signing of a bill that substantially changes the way musicians are compensated for their work played on digital streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora.