Craig HuntercloseAuthor: Craig Hunter
Name: Craig Hunter
About: Craig Hunter is a main contributor for the Jace Hall Show and has been an avid gamer for over 15 years. He also freelances for a number of websites and magazines covering mobile products and emerging technologies.See Authors Posts (1156)
With the untimely passing of Whitney Houston on February 11, and tributes to the pop icon at last nights 54th Grammy awards, the last thing we expected is Sony to raise the price of Houston’s albums in order to capitalize on the singer’s death.
Knowing that downloads of Houston’s music would skyrocket on news of her passing, The Guardian reports Sony Music increased the price of her 2007 Ultimate Collection from £3 to £7.99.
The change happened when Sony Music, which owns the rights to much of Houston’s back catalogue, increased the wholesale price of The Ultimate Collection. This automatically boosted the retail price of the popular album, although Apple is responsible setting the price paid by music fans. Continue reading “Sony Music Increased Price of Whitney Houston Albums Following Her Death” »