Join Us for 2010 Musicnotes Rock for the Cure

Musicnotes is joining forces with the Susan G. Komen Women Rock for the Cure organization again this year to promote breast cancer awareness especially early diagnosis and treatment. There are many great things happening during this year’s awareness month of October including free mammograms so please visit http://komenmadison.org/ if you’d like to get more involved. Musicnotes is participating by hosting a show featuring Musicnotes-related bands on the day of the city-wide Women Rock for the Cure event on October 15th. We’d love it if you could join us! Here are the details: Musicnotes Rock for the Cure Event Friday October 15th 8:30 to midnight Hemingway Lounge 2960 Cahill Main, Fitchburg,
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Musicnotes.com Logs Two-Millionth Customer; Digital Sales Growing At 25% Year-Over-Year

MADISON, WI – May 20, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today it has now sold downloads to more than two million customers, breaking that mark late April. The two-millionth customer downloaded several songs including “Ave Maria” performed by Beyonce. Musicnotes also announced 2010 digital sales are growing at a 25% rate through mid-May versus the same time period in 2009. The company is seeing both strong traffic and an increasing sales conversion rate. Growth outside the US is modestly higher than overall growth, continuing a trend Musicnotes has experienced over the past few years. “We have recently focused a lot of energy on
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Musicnotes.com Releases Sheet Music App for the iPad

MADISON, WI – May 18, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today the company has launched the Musicnotes Sheet Music Viewer application for the iPad, enabling musicians to instantly connect their Musicnotes.com digital sheet music library with their iPad. This free app provides Musicnotes.com’s customers with the ability to interact with their sheet music on the iPad by synchronizing it with their existing Musicnotes.com account. Once songs are downloaded to the iPad, they are stored locally on the device, allowing musicians to play their sheet music even if they are unable to access the Internet. The Musicnotes Sheet Music Viewer app was developed internally
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Musicnotes Aids Nashville Flood Recovery with Free Download Of “Lend A Hand” by John Rich

MADISON, WI – May 13, 2010 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today that the company is offering a free sheet music download of “Lend A Hand,” a new song written by John Rich of the country duo Big & Rich to raise awareness and support related to the recent floods that have devastated Nashville and middle Tennessee. Through September 30, 2010, Musicnotes will offer this upbeat song as a free sheet music download and encourages customers to contribute a small donation to the Nashville Red Cross. Musicnotes, Inc. will contribute $1.00 per sheet music download of “Lend A Hand” to the http://www.nashvilleredcross.org up to
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“The Climb” Wins Musicnotes.com 2009 Song of the Year Award

Madison, WI – April 21, 2010 – Musicnotes, Inc., the market leader in downloadable sheet music, announced today that Jon Mabe, Jessi Alexander, Music of Stage Three and Disney Music Publishing are the recipients of the seventh annual Musicnotes Song of the Year Award for the song, “The Climb.” The Musicnotes Song of the Year Award is presented each year to the songwriter and publisher of the best-selling sheet music for a song made popular in the previous calendar year. In 2009, this song was “The Climb.” The song “The Climb” was released in March 2009 as the leading single performed by Miley Cyrus for Hannah Montana: The Movie. In
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What Musicnotes.com Has Been Working On For You

If you’ve been a customer of Musicnotes.com for some time now, you’re probably aware that we’re continually making changes to improve your shopping experience when you order songbooks or download sheet music.  Over the last few months we’ve made quite a bit of changes to the site that we feel you’ll be really interested to learn about. Many of these changes came as a result of a survey thousands of you filled out to share your thoughts about our business. Easier Ways to Shop One of the biggest changes we’ve put in place over the last few months is something geared toward our new customers. When you browse our site,
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Irish Songs Announced Including New Celtic Woman

Thank you to everyone who requested songs from our Irish Suggest-a-Song Contest! We were overwhelmed with your comments and reviewed hundreds of song suggestions and entries. Many of the songs you requested were already on our site in digital sheet music or guitar tab format. Be sure to check our original post Love Irish Music? Suggest a Long Lost Song To Win a $25 Gift Certificate! to see if your song was already part of our extensive Irish sheet music catalog on our site. The first announcement we would like to make, is that we were able to fulfill several requests for one of your favorite artists from the Emerald
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Introducing Catherine Walker to our Musicnotes.com Customers

Hi Musicnotes.com Customers! My name is Catherine and I am delighted to start 2010 by joining the Musicnotes.com team as their UK/European blogger!  I come to the site with a background in writing and a huge passion for music of all genres and from all eras. What I love most about Musicnotes.com is the sense of community.  As one of my American colleagues said “Everything [at Musicnotes.com] …  is done with the customer in mind first”.  I’d like to build on this foundation and help extend this community to the UK and beyond into Europe.  In order to do this I’ll need your help, so, if you have any comments,
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Celebrate 2010 With this Look Back at Music Trends from 2009

Susan Boyle. Les Paul. Michael Jackson. Twilight and New Moon. Legally Blonde: the Musical. Before you sing Auld Lang Syne and celebrate the birth of a new decade, take a look back at your favorite music news of 2009. In 2009, you fell in love with the music from several movies and television shows. From awards ceremonies like the Oscars to the highly-anticipated films WATCHMEN and NEW MOON, television and movie sheet music news was a hot topic. So hot, that one of our most popular Songwriter Spotlight posts, was an interview with Carter Burwell. Here are a few of the posts related to music on television shows and movies
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Musicnotes.com Revenue Growth Exceeds 20% Going into Holiday Sales Season

MADISON, WI – November 17, 2009 – Musicnotes.com, the leading digital sheet music retailer and publisher, announced today it is seeing better than 20% sales growth year-over-year as the holiday sales season begins. The site, which recently sold its six millionth download, is approaching 200,000 paid downloads per month and is receiving 120,000 visitors to the site daily.  A meaningful percentage of this growth in sales and traffic is due to Musicnotes’ international business, which now accounts for more than 20% of sales and is growing at a faster rate than overall business. As a result of the continually growing sales, Musicnotes is also approaching $15 million in total royalties
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