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21,000+ Sign Petition Calling For Musician Credits On Apple Music [SIGN ON HERE]

There are two main reasons we should all demand full credits be published on Apple Music and all digital services.: 1) its only fair that musicians, producers and others get credit 2) it deepens our knowledge of and increases our connection to the music. "Show the Album Credits on Apple…

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Rapper Records Entire Album Secretly Inside NYC Apple Store

After rapper Prince Harvey’s computer crashed and a second one was stolen, he was left without a way to record his next album. So he set in motion a plan to record under the radar inside a New York City Apple store. Zane Lowe just has to debut this release…

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The Great Debate: Music Business Education [Steve Rennie]

Over the course of my career I’ve been asked a million times, “What is the best way to learn the music business?” Answering that question has really become something of a mission for me over the last two and a half years. By Steve Rennie of Renman Music & Business…

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Introducing: Vinyl Tuesday, A Physical Music Initiative

In the wake of global Friday release dates, another initiative, Vinyl Tuesday, is starting up as a way to offer physical retailers new titles to sell and promote during the week. Launched by the Record Store Day organization, the weekly Tuesday physical street date will encourage artists, labels and distributors…

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Beginners Guide To Twitter Hashtags

More than most strategies, hashtags are a simple and effective way to boost engagement on Twitter (and Instagram, but that’s another post). But hashtags can also be a bit confusing. This infographic shares the why, what and how of hashtags on Twitter. _________________________ Related articles 4 Social Media Mistakes Your…

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Merlin Releases 2015 Survey on Digital Music Growth

At A2IM’s annual meeting, Merlin CEO Charles Caldas presented Merlin’s 2015 Membership survey. The survey outlines how international Independent labels are crossing a digital tipping point. Some key findings: For the first time, more than half of respondents reported that digital income currently represents over 50% of their overall business…

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12 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Posting On Social Media

As I’ve said many times here and in my book Social Media Promotion For Musicians, just being on a social network doesn’t mean that you’re using it effectively for promotion. There’s a mindset that’s needed before you can use any network as a promotional tool. _______________________________________ Guest post by Bobby…

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This Friday July 10th Is 1st Global Music Release Day

The shift to Friday as the "official" release day for music globally begins this week. Friday, July 10th at 12.01 AM will be the new official date for new global music releases. Friday is already new release day in Germany and Australia, but the shift means big changes in the…

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AM NEWS BRIEF: Grateful Dead Exit In Style • Beats 1 Shows Debut • NME Goes Free • PredPop • Facebook Music • More

Monday 7.6.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

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Join Our Online Networking Party Now – Shameless Plus Allowed

It’s a Hypebot tradition to host a free online networking party several times a year. The music business slows down for the summer, but many of readers use the down time to plan and work on exciting projects. We want to hear about about all of them. Recording a new…

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