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YouTube Turns 10 Today [Official Stats]

Ten years ago today, YouTube uploaded its first video. Co-founder Jawed Karim posted a boring 18 second clip of himself at the San Diego Zoo. And while Facebook and upstarts like Vessel are coming on strong, YouTube remains the dominant force in online video. The official stats: YouTube has more...

Major Labels Use MP3Skull Lawsuit To Try To Backdoor SOPA

Another week, another attempt by the legacy copyright players to find a way to enact SOPA via the backdoor. It appears that the strategy of using lawsuits is now well underway with the major labels all teaming up to sue the site MP3Skull. Guest post by Mike Masnick republished from...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Facebook Grows • Digital Royalty Battle To Court • Bop.fm Partners with Facebook • SocialRank • More

Thursday 4.23.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

Platinum and Gold Single, Album Awards March 2015 {FULL LIST]

In March, the RIAA certified 55 Digital Single Awards and 12 Album Awards in the U.S. See Gold & Platinum Award highlights below along with a full, detailed list. Highlights below. Read the full list here. Related articles Radiohead, Family Stone, Baez Among 25 Albums Added To U.S. National Recording...

Last Night's Hypebot Music Tech Meetup Was A Smashing Success

Last night, Hypebot hosted San Francisco's music tech community at Upcider for a little face to face time. In any branch of the tech industry, pulling away from our devices can be a challenge, but Hypebot's second meetup was proof that a little conversation can go a long way when...

Vine Adds Simultaneous Sharing To Multiple Social Networks

Short video app Vine has updated its iOS app to allow you to share videos with other Vine users and multiple networks including Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr all at once. Previously users had to share to each network separately; and Tumblr was not an option. Related articles Snapchat Captures The...

Music Messenger Raises $30 Million From A Russian Billionaire and Music Biz Who's Who

Bubble? What bubble? You know the music tech space is still hot when Music Messenger, an app that allows users to share free music, raises $30 million from a Russian billionaire a soccer club owner and a who's who of musicians. Music Messenger, a mobile app that allows users to...

5 Tips for Making Big Career-Defining Decisions

The music business can often be flighty. In fact, it can be a bona fide emotional roller coaster. Decisions are tough. In music and in life, we all come to a point where we have to make big decisions that can change everything. One day you have a record deal...

Video Interview Series Profiles Rock Era's Top Concert Promoters

A new video series features extensive interviews with some of the most influential promoters of the rock era. The series includes profiles Harvey Goldsmith, Peter Asher, Don Law, Ron Delsener, Alex Cooley, Donald Tarlton and others. _______________________________________ The interviews were conducted by veteran music industry journalist Larry LeBlanc of CelebrityAccess...

4 Productivity Hacks for Musicians (And Everyone Else)

These days, everybody's looking for ways to be more productive than the day before, and being a musician doesn't get you out of getting work done. Squeezing the most out of every minute has become essential – and exhausting. With so much to do in the realms of recording, gigging,...

Interest In TIDAL Is Sinking Faster Than The Titanic [NEW STATS]

Haters gonna hate, but the critics have been particularly vocal about TIDAL. The streaming music that Jay Z bought and relaunched with the help of superstar partners was just enriching the already rich, they said. And besides, with no free tier, who would sign up? Just a couple of weeks...

ReverbNation Launches CONNECT Songs Publishing Services In Partnership With Sentric Music

The suite of services available to indie and DIY musicians continues to broaden. Artist services platform ReverbNation today added to its already robust offering via a partnership with Sentric Music. ReverbNation today launched CONNECT Songs, a publishing administration service in partnership with Sentric Music. The new service will collect publishing...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Believe Digital Readies For Battle • Tidal Tumbles • FB Shifts Feed • Music Messenger Adds $30M • More

Wednesday 4.22.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

Today Is Google's Mobilegeddon. How Is Your Web Site Doing?

Mobilegeddon is here. Today is the day that Google begins punishing sites that do not meet its standards of mobile friendliness by pushing them down in mobile search results. How has your web site been effected? And to learn more about mobilegeddon and what to do about it, read this.

Music Biz Conference To Examine The Future Of Music Data

The Music Business Association is bringing together some of the music industry’s top data decision-makers and analysts to discuss the future of sales measurement at a variety of sessions to be held throughout the annual Music Biz 2015 conference on May 12-14 in Nashville. _____________________________ “Music sales measurement has made...

Soundbrenner Pulse Turns Musicians Into A Human Metronome [VIDEO]

An accurate inner sense of rhythm is one of the most important characteristics of any skilled musician. Instead of an annoying click track, Soundbrenner Pulse is a wearable that you can strap on or clip it anywhere with magnets. It also connects to any iPhone or Android phone for extra...

Music In Ads Now A Two Way Street: Jeep Spotlights Indie Rockers X Ambassadors In Collaborative Campaign

Using music in a marketing campaign is nothing new. But increasingly, new music and advertising are on a two way street. Brands are using music to connect with a specific audience; while at the same time the artist is using the brand's broad reach to launch new music. In partnership...

How To Avoid Pushing Your Die-Hard Fans From Love to Hate

When a die-hard fans begins to feel as if they have no voice, that the musician takes them for granted, or cares about other fans more the first cracks in the love begin to appear. Those cracks can grow very quickly. Here's how to stop them. Guest Post by Michael...

YouTube Playlists, The Other User Generated Content

The mixtape has long been a part of music culture. Ever since the 8-track and the cassette, fans have spent countless hours compiling tracks into audible lists that vary from a simple top favorites to highly conceptual themes. So, what if you could track how many times your songs make...

3 Lessons From The Indie Artist Summit

Today, the freedom that indie musicians have to build their own career from the ground up can also be a big barrier. Technology advancements mean that great recordings can be made on a budget, and the internet allows you to distribute your songs on your own and grow your fanbase....

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