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5 Important Things You Should Ask If You Want To Have A Successful Music Career

W hen it comes to having a career in music, asking yourself the right questions, like how to create superfans or make a living as an artist, are hugely important to being successful, and asking yourself the wrong ones can just as easily derail an otherwise promising career. _________________________________ In...

YouTube Wins Battle With German PRO

For quite some time, the German performing rights organization GEMA has clashed with YouTube, but the popular video sharing service recently triumphed over GEMA in a lawsuit claiming that YouTube was responsible for the content which its users upload. _________________________________ Guest Post by Mike Masnick on Techdirt For many, many...

Warner Music Group Swings To Profitable Thanks To Streaming, Plans $50 Million Debt Buyback

I'm so used to reporting how much major label groups lose each quarter, that I had to read these results several times before believing them: Warner Music Group reported a substantial profit in the first quarter of this fiscal year. after losing $41 million in the same quarter last year....

AM BRIEFING: Taylor Swift Gets Game • Apple Expands Offline Listening • Deezer + Huawei • More

Thursday 2.4.2016 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web We were promised the gamefication of music, but we're getting the musification of games. Updated continuously under our More News tab here.

15 Music Accounts To Follow On Twitter For Super Bowl 50

No event has more second screen action than the Super Bowl. Its is as much about pop culture as it is about the actual game, with the halftime show usually the most buzzed about moment. Twitter shared this list of 15 performers, musician/fans and others to follow ahead of #SB50....

Songtrust: What You Need To Know [Brian Hazard]

Here Brian Hazard, better known by his musician alter ego Color Theory, breaks down his experience with the royalty collection service Songtrust, in and effort to help artists determine if the service is right for them. _________________________________ Guest Post by Brian Hazard on Passive Promotion Did you know that when...

Is Access Industries Building A Full Stack Company A Or Media-tech Conglomerate? [Mark Mulligan]

As many music industry companies flounder for profitability, investors like Access Industries are looking to purchase and combine these companies into something referred to as the Full Stack model, but will it save the industry? _____________________________ Guest Post by Mark Mulligan on Midia Deezer announced yesterday that it had closed...

Hypebot Hosts Sixth LA Music Tech Meetup On Feb. 11

Hypebot will host its sixth Los Angeles Music Tech Meetup on Monday, February 11, 2016 from 6-8PM at Spare Tire Kitchen. The event will also serve as a launch party for co-host Cortney Harding's new book How We Listen Now: Essays and Conversations About Music and Technology. RSVP info below....

4 Best Places To Give Away Free Music

Many of today's younger music consumers expect music to be free, and while giving it away can seem disheartening at first, using the four platforms listed below to make said music accessible to your fans can often pay big dividends in other ways. _______________________________ Guest Post by Hugh McIntyre on...

Inside The Secret World Of Concert Ticketing

While touring is one of the biggest sources of revenue in the music industry at the moment, ticket bots are creating issues for artists and fans alike, listing absurdly priced tickets for sale on secondary markets before they're even initially available to the public. ____________________________ In this piece for MusicThinkTank,...

10 People Getting Royally Screwed By The SFXE Bankruptcy

The fallout from this week's SFX bankruptcy filing is just starting with promoters exploring buybacks and staffers planning their exits. In addition to companies who sold to SFX but are still waiting for payment, are dozens of small and medium sized business that must absorb major losses. By Dave Brooks...

Who Knew TIDAL Has A TV Show? Watch The "Money And Violence" Trailer

Did you know Jay Z's Tidal has a TV show? Is does. The music streamer has picked up the exclusive on Season 2 of the popular web series Money & Violence. Watch the trailer: Related articles Will Jay Z's Tidal Service Have a Hard Knock Life? Last Week Jay Z...

SoundExchange Reports Record Payouts In 2015, But Growth Is Slowing Dramatically

SoundExchange has announced record royalty payments to artists in 2015. $802.6 million was paid out, but the year's 4% growth was the slowest in the digital performing right's organization's 8 year history. ________________________________________ SoundExchange announced a new record with total year-end royalty payments reaching $802.6 million (up 4 percent from...

AM BRIEFING: Jimmy I vs Clivey D • Jay Z Dodges 'Big Pimpin' Bullet • Music Biz Conference • More

Wednesday 2.3.2016 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web I'm surprised that the launch of Faction is not getting more attention. It could be a real disruptor. Updated continuously under our More News tab here.

The Weeknd, Bieber, Drake Dominate 2016 Juno Award Nominantions - Here's The Full List

The Weeknd grabbed 6 nominations for the 2016 Juno Awards; and Justin Bieber and Drake each received 5. The show, organized by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, will air live on April 3rd. Here is the full list of nominees: JUNO Fan Choice Award Presented by TD...

SoundCloud Adds Stations - Personalized Streams On iOS, Android

"Sit back, tune in and discover." That's the pitch for the major new Stations feature, which just launched on the SoundCloud apps for iOS and Android. ______________________________________ As it completes its licensing deals and readies a paid subscription service launch, SoundcCloud is rolling out new features that focus on music...

Is This Any Way To Treat Your Fans? Guns 'N Roses' $2500 VIP Experience Doesn't Include Meeting The Band

Guns 'N Roses is charging $2500 for a Signature VIP Experience. But even that lofty sum does not guarantee a photo, autograph or meet and greet with Axl, Slash or Duff. ______________________________________ Guns 'N Roses VIP Related articles Does The Reddit Revolt Foretell A Similar Uprising For The Music Industry?...

The Music Business Reimagined [Vickie Nauman]

While the recorded music industry currently rests on a poorly functioning and tenuously constructed business model, technological advancements and an incredibly high level of consumer engagement present an opportunity for positive change. Show More Summary

INgrooves Founder Robb McDaniels Launches Faction To Disrupt Music Management

With labels and the music industry offering less and less support, managers have become the linchpin of most artists' teams. But except for those who give up 50% equity to join mega-management groups like Red Light, most managers are left with no road map and little support. Fraction hopes to...

SoundExchange To Audit Pandora, Music Choice, Univision, Others

In an effort to make sure that rightsholders and artists are being fairly compensated, SoundExchange has announced plans to audit some of the digital music companies which pay it royalties and multiple sport leagues have plans to audit several multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs). _______________________________________________ Guest Post by David Oxenford...

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