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How the Universal-EMI Deal Will Change the Music Industry | Music News | Rolling Stone



A little more than a decade ago, there were six powerful major labels. Now, with the sale of EMI's recorded-music division ndash; home to the Beatles,
How the Universal-EMI Deal Will Change the Music Industry | Music News | Rolling Stone

At least, presuming the regulators don't say nope, this industry needs more competition, and nix the deal. Makes you wonder who'll be next to get out of the business, take a big paycheck now because making money in the the future looks increasingly uncertain.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/new...gs-sold-355476

Seems especially ironic that big artists may be on the chopping block precisely because of the anti-competition laws. Course, they'll probably be shuffled around and survive, but mid-level ones may not be so lucky.