Music Discovery Apps Rank No. 1

Music Discovery Apps Rank No. 1
Music discovery apps rank No. 1 among consumers of mobile music-related apps in the United States, according to a new study from Nielsen. The second most popular music-related apps are those used for streaming music, followed by artist apps and live concert apps. The study, which surveyed more than 26,000 consumers across the globe in September, also found 22 percent of respondents own a smart phone and 83 percent were familiar with mobile phone apps. It also found music-related apps are the second most popular mobile phone apps in North America behind game-related apps. (12/20)

Pallante Named Acting Register Of Copyrights
Senior Adviser to the Librarian of Congress Maria A. Pallante has been appointed Acting Register of Copyrights, effective Jan. 1, 2011, according to a Billboard.biz report. Pallante will assume the responsibilities of Marybeth Peters, who announced in September her intention to retire, until the next Register of Copyrights is selected. (12/20)

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