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SoundCloud Go, SoundCloud Go+ Launch In Netherlands

SoundCloud Go and Go+ have launched in the Netherlands. The announcement come fresh on the heels of $70 million in much needed debt funding for the music service. SoundCloud Go and SoundCloud Go+ is available in the Netherlands on web, iOS App Store and Google Play. SoundCloud Go is 5.99...

TUE. BRIEF: BMG Revenue +12% • Facebook Launches Stories • SoundCloud Go To Netherlands • More

TUESDAY 3.28.17 Music Business News From Around The Web BMG is finding real success by using new approaches to the old music business. Updated continuously under our More News tab

QUICK HITS: Holder Exits BMI For Sony/ATV • Warner Music • Pasquale Rotella • Much More

Music Business News For The Time Deprived Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Ian Holder as Vice President, Creative based in New York. He joins after 10 years at BMI where he was Director of Writer/Publisher Relations. • Magnus Ribbeklint has been named Vice President, Marketing, Warner Music Nordics, a role...

2017 And The Future Of Email

Now that we're a healthy ways into 2017, many digital marketers are curious about what the rest of year has in store for the future of email. In this article from Team Fanbridge, we dive into four different areas of email marketing and where they might be headed. ______________________________ Guest...

#DIYProud - Help Us Celebrate Indie Artist, Label Success Stories

Help us celebrate and share the growing number of DIY and indie music success stories by using the hashtag #DIYproud. With more than 54,000 @Hypebot followers, we're always looking for new ways to amplify the information and stories that we're sharing online. _____________________________ DIYproud We've been using the hashtags #musicians...

Introducing Voltra's 'Stream To Own' Approach

Although the idea of owning music may seem antiquated in the streaming age, a new online store known as Voltra is approaching things differently by offering consumers a 'stream to own' option, where users can initially listen to a song for free, and then pay for it incrementally with each...

My Song Stories: Brian Popowitz of Black Box [INTERVIEW]

Music shapes our identities and changes our lives. It brings back our memories and stirs up our emotions. My Song Stories asks music professionals and indie artists questions about the songs in their libraries. Today, Brian Popowitz, the General Manager of Black Box, a music marketing agency, shares the artists...

Hacked Coachella, Stagecoach Account Holders Offered Free ID Protection By Promoter Goldenvoice

Almost 4 weeks after we reported that the Coachella and Stagecoach festival web sites were hacked, promoter Goldenvoice is letting a million plus fans know that their data has been compromised and offer a free year of identity theft protection. _______________________________ This week, festival promoters Goldenvoice acknowledged a 6 month...

Apple Puts Another Nail In Snapchat’s Coffin

Aprecently announced a plan to launch the service 'Clips' in April. Although an obvious challenger to Snapchat, Clips is different in that, rather than seeking to build a network of its own, it plans to work through the already existing platforms of Snapchat, Instagram and Messenger. _____________________________ Guest post by...

Eriq Gardner, David Sonenberg Among Personal Managers Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

Twelve music and other entertainment managers who have guided the careers of The Black Eyed Peas, Todd Rundgren and others been named as 2017 inductees into the Personal Managers Hall of Fame. ____________________________ Sponsored by the National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM), the 2017 Induction Ceremony will be held on...

How to Make Free Music Make Money [Dave Kusek]

Today it seems like indie musicians have to constantly compete with free. But what if you don't have to compete at all? Free music can be a great way to actually make MORE money in the long run - if you use it strategically. Learn how to make free music make money for you.

How Music Can Help You Sleep

It may be assumed that lullabies are only for babies, but music has been proven to be beneficial to those of all ages when it comes to helping individuals drift off. Here we look at some of the science behind music as a sleep aid. ______________________________ In this recent post...

Latest Collection Society Scandal Raises Question: Are They Credible Representative Of Artists?

Either as a result of incompetence or malice, some copyright collection societies have earned something of a tarnished reputation when it comes to representing artists, says Glyn Moody of Techdirt. ___________________________ Guest post by Glyn Moody of Techdirt If you've been reading Techdirt for any time you'll know that copyright...

Managing Your Band's Digital Identity

The best way to find new fans of your band is still online. Though “online” is a lot more confusing than it used to be. While having well done web page design is a great place to start, you also need have a cutting-edge social media campaign, give fans access...

5 Simple Ways To Drive More Video Views On YouTube

For artists with a song and video they've worked hard on and are eager to share with fans, there are several ways to optimize content on YouTube in such a way as to drive up fan engagement. Here we look five easy ways. __________________________ Guest post by Chris Robley of...

A New Strategy For Releasing Music

As the music industry continues to change, so too must the strategy for releasing music. With the single once again more important than the album, artists and labels both big and small are having to reevaluate when to make their material available, and in what capacity. ______________________ Guest post by...

Facebook Ramps Up Hiring To Implement "A Comprehensive Music Strategy"

Facebook is now advertising 7 new music related positions "ensure a comprehensive music strategy." They will join other recent hires and former YouTube and Google Play's Director Of Music Partnerships' Tamara Hrivnak who has been hired to lead Facebook's global music initiatives. Many of the new jobs advertised to shape...

How Royalties From Soundexchange Kept Our Band Together

[UPDATED] Here keyboardist Justin Wiseman of The Rocketboys reveals how royalties earned from SoundExchange helped revitalize his independent band in its darkest hour, and why other independent artists should make it priority to register with the service. ______________________ Guest post by Justin Wiseman of The Rocketboys for SoundExchange I’m not...

Drake's "More Life" Just Broke Record For Single Album Streams In U.S.

[UPDATED] Drake’s "More Life" just broke the record for the number of streams from a single album in one week in the U.S., according to Nielsen Soundscan. The previous record was set by Drake’s last album "Views", with 245 million streams. "More Life" has shattered that number with 385 million...

Spotify Acquires MightyTV, Names New VP Of Technology

Spotify continues to up its bet on data analysis with today's acquisition of MightyTV. The startup's team will be joining Spotify, including Founder/CEO Brian Adams, who will has been named the music streamer's VP of Technology, focusing on advertising and marketing technology solutions. MightyTV is a Tinder-like video streaming app...

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