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TuneCore Launches SocialPro Social Media Management App, Free Educational Resources

TuneCore today launched TuneCore Social Pro, a social media management platform that enables artists to manage their social media activity and distribution sales in a single app and dashboard. ______________________________________ TuneCore's newly launched SocialPro offers a $7.99 per month mobile app and dashboard to help musicians manage social media and...

Nominees A2IM's Indie Music Libera Awards Announced [FULL LIST]

Indie label trade association, the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), announced the nominees for its 6th annual Libera Awards. Created by and for the Independent label community, the Libera Awards – name adapted from the Latin word for freedom – is part of A2IM’s Indie Week in New York...

Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act Passes Congress Overwhelming

HR 1695, the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act, has passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a roll call vote with 378 for and 48 against. Little opposition is expected in the Republican controlled Senate and President Trump is expected to sign the law. The Register of Copyrights...

IFPI Numbers Show How The Music Industry Is Getting Healthy Again

A recent revue by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has given further support that the music business is bouncing back, show its first double-digit uptick in twenty years, something for which we have streaming to thank. __________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 The annual IFPI...

AM BRIEF: Facebook Licensing? Labels 'Hopeful' • Copyright Bill Passes • NeYo Invests In Tech • Dr. Luke Downgraded • More

Thursday 4.27.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Dear RIAA and IFPI, How did Facebook get so big and profitable without licensing music? Updated continuously under our More News tab

General Music Licensing: Where Are All My Royalties? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is General Music Licensing and why, though the numbers are shifting, does it generate almost four times more revenue for songwriters than all digital services combined? Why is nobody talking about it and what is being done to modernize this area of the business? Check out this infographic from...

Spotify Acquires Blockchain Innovators Mediachain Labs

In what appears to be an acquire-hire, the team from blockchain startup Mediachain will be joining Spotify in New York City to help the music streamer create "a more fair, transparent and rewarding music industry for creators and rights owners." ___________________________________________ Details of Spotify's acquisition of Mediachain Labs were not...

Enjoy The Radio Silence: What The PROMOTE Act Could Mean

Here Stephen Carlisle breaks down the significance of the Performance Royalty Owners of Music Opportunity To Earn Act, better known as the PROMOTE Act, which would give artists the ability to pull their music from radio stations should they not receive proper royalties from the sound recording. ___________________________ Guest post...

Key To Widespread Artist Adoption Of Blockchain Could Be Via Esoteric Copyright Law [George Howard]

Blockchain technology has been embraced by many smaller independent artists, but widespread adoption has been slowed by a lack of participation from major labels and publishers, although an ancient copyright clause could provide a solution. ______________________ Guest post by George Howard on Forbes After having written at length over the...

Social Media Image Size Chart 2017

So many social media outlets means so, so many different required image sizes. To help you sort out this confusing mess and streamline your marketing efforts, we share this Social Media Image Size Chart 2017. ________________________________________ Related articles Here Are The Biggest Lies People Tell On Social Media - Infographic...

Streaming Music Has Changed What It Means To Be Successful

Although an album's success was once measured by the number of purchases, the streaming era has significantly altered how information is gathered and used, with success now being measured by listens, not purchases. __________________________ Guest post by Philippe Giard of The Orchard's The Daily Rind Once upon a time, in...

Copyright Explained For Creatives [ACM’s Patrick Rackow]

Copyright should be at the top of everyone’s agenda in the music industry as it is what turns our artform into sustainable careers. To celebrate Intellectual Property Day, the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has shared their top tips on how to protect your music, busted common myths around the...

Hospital Records’ Romy Harber On Industry Trends [INTERVIEW]

In this interview, Romy Harber, Manager and Head of Digital at Hospital Records weighs in the importance of direct-to-customer marketing for labels, his experience with the music industry and where he sees it headed moving forward. _________________________ Guest post by David Riley of Midemblog midemblog: What are the best things...

Music PR: How to Pitch Your Work

It should go without saying that one of the most important things you can do for yourself as a solo artist or band is to focus heavily on PR. Unless you can gain an audience, no one knows you exist. How can you sell records that way? The answer is,...

Death Of Twitter Has Been Greatly Exaggerated: 9 Million New Users In Last 3 Months, 14% DAU Rise

Twitter revenue fell 8% last quarter, according to new financial from the company. The drop was smaller than expected and sent the stock up 11% in pre-market trading Wednesday. Twitter also added 9 million new users in the last 3 months. That’s the biggest quarter-over-quarter user jump for Twitter since...

Universal Music Group Now Valued At $22 Billion

5 years ago many in the industry thought that the major labels were headed for extinction. Now, owner Vivendi values its own Universal Music Group at $22 billion. _______________________________________ Universal Music Group is worth $22 billion, according to owner Vivendi's General Counsel Frédéric Crépin. The turnaround and meteoric rise were...

AM BRIEF: UMG Valued At $22B • Songwriters Push For Reform • Twitter +9M Users • National Concert Day • More

Wednesday 4.26.17 Music Business News From Around The Web 5 years ago many thought major labels were headed for extinction, today UMG is valued at $22 billion. Updated continuously under our More News tab

Merlin Reduces Fees For Indies 25%, Royalty Distributions Soar

Independent label global digital rights agency Merlin has cut its administration fees as a percentage of revenue for the sixth time in 5 years. The move comes days after it announced a new multi-year indie licensing deal with Spotify. ___________________________________ Merlin, the global digital rights agency for many top independent...

How To Construct A Visually Appealing Email

Given that email remains one of the best ways to reach fans and potential fans, it's important to put some thought and care into how to make said emails aesthetically appealing to the viewer. Here we look at some important visual factors. _________________________________ Guest post from Team Fanbridge Designing an...

How Instagram Has Eaten Snapchat's Lunch In A Single Chart

Facebook and it's Instagram app have made a cottage industry out of copying features from Snapchat. As the chart shows, the result has been meteoric growth for Instagram and slowed growth for Snapchat. ________________________________ Users may not be leaving Snapchat in droves for Instagram Stories, but they appear less likely...

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