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How Much Do Musicians Earn Online 2015 [Infographic]

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For Snapchat's Next Trick, Music Videos

Breaking new ground for Snapchat, popular electronic dance musician, Goldroom, will be debuting their new EP as well as four videos exclusively on Snapchat Discover. Snapchat worked directly with Goldroom to produce top quality vertical videos optimized for their massive mobile audience. A new video will be released daily beginning...

Official Videos Introducing Spotify Personalization, New Content and Running App

Spotify today added audio and video content from dozens of major sources along with new personalization options to its music streaming service. To introduce the new offering, Spotify created two videos. ___________________________ This overview offers a sample mix of music and new audio and video content: This video introduces its...

Spotify Adds Personalization, Video, Podcasts, News from MTV, VICE, BBC, NPR, Slate, Comedy Central, Nerdist, Others

Today music discovery and collection have converged.... radio and the record store are converging (online)," said Spotify CEO during his introduction to today's launch event. But music was just the jumping off point as Spotify added audio and video content from a variety of sources. As rumored, Spotify today added...

What We Learned From Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Marketing Campaign

Sunday night saw the world watch as musicians from every corner of entertainment came together for the Billboard Music Awards. It was an event that had been promoted for weeks, and it was filled with as many headline-worthy moments as promised, including the world premiere of Taylor Swift’s long-awaited “Bad...

7 Surprisingly Smart Yet Uncommon Music Career Investments

Most indie artists don't have a lot of money in the bank, so if you're going to spend your valuable savings or that money you raised crowdfunding, you're obviously going to want to make sure it's a wise investment. Outside of the typical things musicians have to shell out cash...

Ex-Google, Facebook Programmers Launch Weav App To Change How Music Is Created And Consumed

Musicians, Fans And App Developers Needed To Test New Software Delivering music fits your location, activity and mood has been the goal of apps like Songza and playlists on every major music service. Weav takes an entirely new approach - variable tempo. __________________________ New app Weav hopes to do nothing...

Contract Leak Shows How Sony Let Spotify Get Off Cheap

Yesterday the 2011-2013 contract between Sony Music and Spotify leaked online. Fascinating reading, it offers as many questions as answers. David Lowery took a look at the deal and noticed, among other things, how much it differs from that given to indie artists. ________________________ By David Lowery of The Trichordist....

3 Signs That You're In Good Hands With Your Music Publicist (Or Not)

Have you ever worked with a publicist you weren’t sure was telling you the truth? Did you spend a lot of money with very little evidence of what was being done? Did you feel excuses were being made for why things weren't moving? Guest Post by Janelle Rogers on Sonicbids...

We're Live Tweeting Spotify's Big Announcement Today - Here's What To Expect

We'll be live tweeting today's Spotify announcement at 11AM ET. Follow us @hypebot and join the conversation with your comments on Twitter. We'll follow today's announcement with post and analysis. Here's what to expect today: ________________________________ We expect Spotify to announce the addition of short-form video today from a number...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Sony Streaming Income Battle • FCC Fines iHeart $1M • Weav Launches • R.I.P. Bruce Lundvall • More

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MUST READ: Sony Music's Contract With Spotify

The Verge has obtained a copy of what it says was Sony Music's 2012-2013 contract with Spotify. The contract, which appears genuine, offers a unique glimpse in to the major labels relationship with Spotify. A leaked contract between Sony Music and Spotify includes details of advances of up to $42.5...

A2IM Announces 2015 Board of Election Results

The American Association Of Independent Music (A2IM) today announced the results of 2015 elections to its board of directors which will include four new members. __________________________ From A2IM Amy Dietz (EVP & General Manager, INgrooves),Darius Van Arman (Co-Founder & Co-Owner, Secretly Group ) and Martin Mills (Founder and Chairman, Beggars...

An Indie Streaming Success Story: Secrets In Stereo

NPR recently posted an article about how the tiny royalties coming from music streaming can add up and chose one artist as a great example. Josh Colum and his band Secrets In Stereo signed up with Rumblefish, a company that finds licensing opportunities for artists. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski...

5 Reasons The Major Labels Didn't Really Blow It With Napster

Pundits are fond of saying that the major labels blew it by suing Napster instead of doing a deal with them. It's as though they're obligated to repeat it as a mantra; they didn't get it, they were asleep, how could they have missed such a golden opportunity, yadda yadda....

Deezer Adds 20,000 Podcasts, Downplays Importance Of Free Music

Everyone seems to be trying to find new ways to stand out ahead of Apple Music's relaunch. Today music streamer Deezer added podcasts to its offering, and more interestingly, downplayed just how important free music is to its own growth. ________________________________ Deezer is adding 20,000 podcasts and radio shows to...

This One Free Tool Will Make All Of Your Social Media Look Better

How your social media looks matters. It sends a signal. It says that you care. You are telling a story that I want to follow. You are building a career and a brand. But creating the different graphics and sizing them for every social network can be a daunting task....

Pandora Acquires Artist Analytics Platform Next Big Sound

Our prediction that 2015 would be a big year for music tech mergers and acquisitions is proving accurate. Today, Pandora, online radio's dominate player, announced that it has acquired Next Big Sound, a pioneer in digital music analytics. ________________________ Pandora has agreed to acquire Next Big Sound, a provider of...

Inside Music Distribution To China's 1.3 Billion Market

Much of the initial enthusiasm that accompanied twith the advent of the internet, usually supplemented by a hopeful but misguided reference to 1.3 billion people parting with their money, has since whittled down to a more pragmatic approach. Guest Post by Matthew D on The Global Outpost The Recent Past...

CHANGES @ Live Nation, Merlin, Capital, 7Digital

Live Nation Entertainment has named Jordan Zachary to serve as the company's Chief Strategy Officer. Zachary joins from The Raine Group, a merchant bank that advised Live Nation on a number of recent deals including the C3 acquisition. MORE: Merlin, the global rights agency for the independent label sector, has...

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