More News

Since Tunecore May Be Getting Sold, Is It Time For An Audit? [Chris Castle]

After being bought up by Believe Digital, there are rumors that TuneCore and its owner company could soon be up for sale to a major company. Chris Castle writes that a potential change in ownership could spell audit time for TuneCore and Believe. ___________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle of…

Read more

WED. BRIEF: 69¢ iTunes Strategy • Khalid Picked For Apple Music’s "Up Next" • Instagram Stories Passes 250M Users • More

Wednesday 6.21.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Are 69 cent tracks a smart chart strategy or the further devaluation of music? Updated continuously under our More News tab

Read more

YouTube, ASCAP Make A Deal

Long the target of criticism from musicians for its unfair revenue split and complete failure to pay some artists and publishers, YouTube recently sign a deal with ASCAP wherebye the PRO will share songwriter information with the popular video sharing site, meaning ASCAP artists could see some, albeit it not…

Read more

TUE. BRIEF: Royalty Exchange + $6.4M • Supremes Side with Slants • Annual Apple Music Subs • More

TUESDAY 6.20.17 Music Business News From Around The Web $6.4 million to help artists sell a portion of their royalty stream is both a testimony to music’s earning power and reminder that it’s tough to make a living as a musician Updated continuously under our More News tab

Read more

A Sneak Peak At CD Baby’s 2017 DIY Musicians Conference

Here we preview 2017’s upcoming DIY Musician Conference, an event curated specifically with independent, do-it-yourself musicians in mind, designed to assist with their careers and allow them to meet others in their field. ______________________________ Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician Tickets to the DIY Musician Conference are only…

Read more

Jay Z "4:44" Album To Be First In Series Of TIDAL, Sprint Exclusives

The music industry and streaming leader Spotify have agreed that exclusive releases should be a thing of the past, and Apple Music has said that they are moving away from them. But Jay Z and TIDAL took a big check from Sprint and early this morning announced the "first in…

Read more

MON. BRIEF: New Jay Z To Be Tidal/Sprint Exclusive • UMG To See Price Warners Contract • Iovine Revealed • More

Monday 6.19.17 Music Business News From Around The Web A Jay Z Tidal/Sprint exclusive is a reminder that, for all the talk that exclusives are dead, it’s only the size of the check that matters. Updated continuously under our More News tab

Read more

This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators in the music industry this week gave voice to their opinions on Pandora’s eventual fate, how streaming revenue could overcome income from live performance, and how and why blockchain tech is fundamentally flawed. Sirius XM’s $480 Million Pandora Investment Just Prolongs The Inevitable [Bobby Owsinski] Streaming Revenue Could Surpass…

Read more

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Our compilation of helpful tips and advice for DIY and indie artists this week cover how to utilize direct-response marketing, how artists can make money off of YouTube, what Disney can teach unsigned bands, and much, much more. Which Social Platforms Are Marketers Using The Most In 2017? Using Direct-Response…

Read more

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Getting Verified • Concert Tips • Complete SEO Checklist • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we explored getting verified on Shazam, how to behave responsibly at live shows, a complete search engine optimization checklist for musicians, and more. Shivani Patel | Tips For Getting Verified On Shazam And Accessing Analytics Kara Masterson | Responsible Rock N Roll: 4 Tips For Your…

Read more
Page 2 of 17112345...102030...Last »