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Pandora Predictions: Billie Eilish, Two Other Young Female Singers Climb Fast

In this round of Pandora Predictions, youth reigns supreme as we look at the TV-fueled rise of Bill Eilish, big moves by Netherlands native Sophie Francis, and a social media boost for british crooner Connie Talbot. _____________________________ Guest post by Emily Blake of Next Big Sound On this week’s Pandora…

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TUE. BRIEF: Apple Doubles Down On Music • MIDEM 2017 Begins • Spotify IPO Conflict • More

TUESDAY 6.6.17 Music Business News From Around The Web As yesterday’s announcements reminded, music remains at Apple’s core. So why isn’t Apple Music an artist friendly platform? Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Using Brand Names In Your Songwriting: Creative And Business Perspectives

Here we examine the power of using brand names in one’s songwriting, looking closely from both the business perspective and how they can benefit bands and brands financially, and the creative perspective, and how they can be used artistically. ____________________________ Guest post by Leah Waldo of Takenote Let’s do a…

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14 Commonly Confused Terms In Music, Audio

As with any field so diverse and complex, the music industry is rife with terminology and vocabulary that can baffle those outside the recording industry and which are often confused or misused by those within it. Here we clear up some of the most commonly confused terms in music and…

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AM BRIEF: OneLove Manchester Trumps Terror • Apple’s WWDC Today • Gregg Allman Honored • More

Monday 6.5.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Ariana Grande’s return to Manchester offers inspiration to a generation fighting fear. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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

We have a whole slew of advice for independent and DIY musicians this week, including a look at how to set up your website with a ‘gig magnet’ what to do with an inherited song catalog, the best way to secure your band a coveted support slot, and more. Does…

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Tunes And Technology • Private Events • Changing Venues For The Better • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we explore different ways to promote your music online, what to consider when considering playing a private event, ways in which concert venues can change for the better, and more. Dixie Somers | Tunes And Technology: 5 Ways To Promote Your Music Online Leonard Patterson |…

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This Week In Music Commentary

In this roundup of the week’s music commentary, Miranda Mulholland talks redefining success in a digital marketplace, David Lowery bemoans what looks to be another safe harbor for digital services, and whether or not piracy is still an issue in the streaming age. Indie Artist Miranda Mulholland On Redefining Success…

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Looking back at another busy week of music industry happenings, we revisit what internships mean for the music business, the benefit concert planned for Manchester, Spotify’s look at debt restructuring, and much, much more! Internships: What They Mean For The Global Music Industry One Love Manchester Benefit Concert Add Acts…

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

The most popular and often read pieces on Hypebot this week looked at Spotify’s settlement with David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick, why Spotify is now as important as Facebook for artist’s marketing, whether or not Pandora has a "fake listener" problem, and more! Spotify Settles David Lowery, Melissa Ferrick Lawsuit…

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