Universal Music is developing a service that will re-release deleted and rare records of old albums if there is enough demand.
Chartburst uses music industry connections to get popular new musicians a listen from record label scouts.
Vivendi and Universal Music Group purchased EMI Music for $1.9 billion, the music group which includes labels like Virgin Records and Blue Note.
The design world intersects with the world of music as Coldplay gets their Glastonbury backdrop crafted by one of the top firms.
The labels are moving away from the traditional way of marketing music and making singles available on radio and download stores simultaneously