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Facebook Owns 50 Minutes Of Your Fans Day, Every Day

Want to know where to find your fans? “Today, people around the world spend on average more than 50 minutes a day using Facebook, Instagram and Messenger…and that doesn’t count WhatsApp,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during an earnings call yesterday. To clarify, that 50 minutes is an average among people...

Ticketfly Scores 2 Big Wins In New York City

Pandora owned Ticketfly has scored two big wins in NYC: The Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge. They join 200 venues and promoters who have switched from Ticketmaster.

Warner/Chappell Music Named ASCAP Publisher Of The Year 2016

Warner/Chappell Music has been named ASCAP's Music Publisher of the Year 2016, it was announced at last night’s 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards. In addition, Ryan McMahon and Benjamin Berger of WCM songwriting trio Captain Cuts were honored with the “Song of the Year” award for co-writing Walk the...

House Judiciary Chair Goodlatte Promises "Consensus" Copyright Reform (Finally) Coming Soon

Although copyright law is in desperate need of a 21st century overall, congress has been wary of any such update after the SOPA outcry in 2012...until now. A recent statement from Rep. Bob Goodlatte revealed that new proposals will soon be forthcoming, although whether or not they'll actually improve copyright...

What’s Working in Indie Music Today: Lessons In Success from New Artist Model Member Mike Sullivan

One of the best ways to get new strategies and ideas for your music career is to look at what other musicians are doing. So Dave Kusek and Lindsey McGrath of the New Artist Model are putting together a series of case studies from talented and successful musicians who are...

Judge Assigns Administrator For Prince Estate

A Minnesota judge has assigned a special administrator to oversee Prince's estate while the case is resolved in court. District court Judge Kevin Eide appointed Prince's longtime bank, Bremer Trust to secure and preserve the estate until an executor, is appointed. The appointment comes after Prince's sister earlier this week...

Musikki Raises $1 Million, Launches Exclusiph Music Image Platform

Porto and London based music tech startup Musikki, has just raised $1 million USD from Portugal Ventures, the biggest venture capital fund in Portugal. Musikki,which provides B2C and B2B services for the music industry has also launched a new image service, Exclusiph. ______________________________________________ Musikki has launched Exclusiph, an image...

AM BRIEFING: ASCAP Reports $1B Revenue • SFX Lawyers Bill $2M In Feb. • Top Piracy Havens • More

Thursday 4.28.2016 Music Business News From Around The Web There's still a lot of money in music, but so little of it goes to the right people. Updated continuously under our More News tab. Related articles Does The Reddit Revolt Foretell A Similar Uprising For The Music Industry? New On...

Led Zeppelin Could End "Stairway To Heaven" Lawsuit For $1

Led Zeppelin are facing a jury trial for alleged copyright infringement of their seminal hit "Stairway to Heaven." A District Court Judge has ruled that the hit was similar enough to the '67 instrumental "Taurus" by Spirit to warrant a trial. But the plaintiff's have offered Led Zep an easy...

7 Resources For Finding A Job In The Music Industry

Finding a job can be tough, and doing so in the music business is no exception. Here we examine seven different online resources which job seekers can use to find gainful employment within the music industry. _____________________________ Guest Post from Synchblog Looking for a new job? We run through 7...

Maximize Your Social Media Music Promo Using This Simple Formula

As a creative artist, it's unlikely you want to sink excessive amounts of time into social media marketing, meaning efficiency becomes key. This article covers how artists can diversify a single piece of content for application across a variety of platforms, thereby saving time and maximizing fan engagement. _______________________________ Guest...

This Startup Used A Chatbot To Sell $1M In Vinyl Records In 8 Months, Scores $3.5M Investment

Chatbots - "a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet" - are all the rage in tech circles. Mark Zuckerberg says they'll transform Facebook, and an 8 month old startup has used one to sell $1 million in vinyl records. Online vinyl store, The...

Rhapsody, Napster Report Usage Growth

On the heels of Rhapsody International's appointment of Mike Davis as its first CEO, the company announced new stats showing the highest consumer engagement in the company's history. _______________________________________ Music streamer Rhapsody and it's international brand Napster say that the combination of recent product innovations and global partnerships have pushed...

If You Use Bandcamp Or Soundcloud, You MUST Tag Your Music

While many artists may forget or simply not bother adding tags to their music, tags are incredibly useful as far as making your music discoverable not only to fans, but also anyone else in the industry searching for music like yours. Here we look at some pointers for maximizing the...

How To Make Money From Your Music On YouTube

YouTube is undeniably a hugely important resource for artists when it comes to gaining exposure and engaging with fans, but rigging the service so that it actually brings in revenue is an entirely different matter. ____________________________ In this new post on MusicThinkTank, Jon Ostrow reveals the best way for artist...

10 Tips To Create And Grow A Snapchat Following For Musicians

In case you haven't heard, Snapchat is taking off for the mainstream public. It is a great way to make personal contact and to receive instant feedback from your fans. This means that it’s prime time for musicians to start building their Snapchat following and learn how to use it...

Spotify Acquires CrowdAlbum To Enhance Fan Engagement, Tour Promotion

Spotify has smartly decided that products that are good for artists and fans are also good for Spotify. Now, joining the Spotify team that built Fan Insights analytics and Concerts show recommendations, is the newly acquired crew from CrowdAlbum. _______________________________ Spotify has acquired CrowdAlbum for an undisclosed sum. Launched in...

PRINCE, An Artist Who Controlled Every Aspect Of His Music And Career, LEFT NO WILL

Prince famously controlled of every aspect of his music and career. But his legacy may be left to warring relatives and the courts. That's the almost inevitable result of news that broke yesterday: Prince left no will. ______________________________________ Prince's sister Tyka Nelson has filed documents in probate court indicating that...

Apple Music Has 13 Million Subscribers, Adding 2 Million In 2 Months

Apple delivered a rare weak earnings report on Tuesday, sending its stock down 8%. But amidst the disappointment, was some very positive news on the music front. Apple Music has added 2 million paying subscribers in the last 2 months. ______________________________ Apple Music has more than 13 million subscribers, Apple...

AM BRIEFING: Apple Music Hits 13M Subscribers As Earnings Fall • Congress Eyes Copyright • YouTube Retools • More

Wednesday 4.27.2016 Music Business News From Around The Web Apple earnings slid, but Music growth points to 20 million subscribers by year's end. Updated continuously under our More News tab. Related articles New Ad Showcases Music On The Apple Watch [VIDEO] Watch: Official Guided Video Tour Of Music On Apple...

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