from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The lines of business, collectively, that are connected with the manufacture and sale of printed music and of musical instruments and appliances.
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Inc. exclusive access to soon-to-be released music, an issue that surfaced in March in an article in music-trade magazine Billboard.
NEW U2 RELIES ON FANS, NOT FANFARE, spieled a recent front-page headline in Billboard, the music-trade publication that carries most all the spin its major advertisers (and hence subjects) see fit to print.
Sony Ericsson at Midem, an international music-trade show in Cannes, France, announced deals with 10 record labels, including Sony BMG, Warner Music Group Corp. and EMI Group Ltd.