Help Us Predict 2011's Biggest Music Story : The Record Will a cloud-based service change the way we listen? Will the industry even survive the year?
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Help Us Predict 2011's Biggest Music Story

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Welcome to the new year. Now that the hangovers have been cured, the top ten lists put away, and we've all agreed exactly what we're going to call this year ("The 'Lev," right? Narrowly beating out "the-oh-one-one?" Isn't that what we decided?), it's time to turn our attention to the future, which -- as Kanye told us last year -- is the present.

We want to know which stories you think will dominate music news in 2011. Will a cloud-based music service change the way we think about "owning" music? Will lower ticket prices help the concert industry rebound from an awful 2010? Will this be the year that the label-based music industry finally crumbles, starting a chain of events that leads to the devaluation of culture, then widespread depression, overeating, and the eventual destruction of the world, as the Mayans predicted?

Let us know in the comments.