IHM lowers pricing and adds services to coincide with Global Release Date
by John Stinger on July 1, 2015
If you haven’t heard already, the industry is changing to a Global Release Date beginning on Friday, July 10, 2015, affecting when live event venue media sales need to be reported to Nielsen SoundScan in order to qualify for charting on Billboard. To celebrate, we have major announcements all ...
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