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125 Years of Billboard: How the Music Business Changed Across Decades

Today, only a handful of indie distributors survive. The ability to track, report and deliver payment on hundreds of billions -- and, soon, trillions -- of microtransactions, while providing the latest in database management, data mining and data analysis, is what rules distribution. New digital-first distributors have sprung up to flesh out the indie ranks, with companies like CD Baby, TuneCore and EMPIRE circumventing the established system.