• Even though the music industry is hemorrhaging money on the daily, salaries for music execs are on the rise. Live Nation chairman Irving Azoff makes $34.6 million a year. That’s 50 times more than Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy.

  • Speaking of Live Nation, the live event company has launched a Facebook concert calendar app listing events from 75 different ticket websites–and it’s awesome.

  • Spotify introduced its iPad app on Wednesday. New features include a “now playing” full-screen HD viewing option.

  • R&B singer D’Angelo will perform at the 2012 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans in July. This will be his first Stateside performance in over a decade.

  • Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls has raised nearly $460,000 on fundraising site Kickstarter to record and distribute her newest album and art book. If you pledge $1 or more you get a digital download of the album. The fundraiser will go on through May.

  • CMJ is giving away tickets to Zola Jesus at the Guggenheim. The show is on Thursday, May 10. The deadline to enter is May 8 at 10 a.m.

  • Did you know that the music industry in India is completely different from the music industry in the USA? There’s no streaming, people call a phone number to listen to the radio, and ringtones eclipse all other forms of music purchases combined.

  • CMJ is also giving away tickets to the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL, May 18-20. Break out your Birkenstocks and get ready to hang out because the festival features Jack White, Wilco, Skrillex, Dave Matthews Band and many more.

    Industry Wrap is a weekly CMJ column covering industry-related music news. Send tips to Kate Shapiro at kshapiro@cmj.com.