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Music Publishing News Roundup: YouTube • NMPA Dubset Deal • Indie Publishers Join Forces

YouTube has built a new open-source implementation and validation tool that will deliver more accurate reporting of music content to music publishers and collection societies. MORE: The business’ customized adoption of the industry’s standard format for digital licensees to report sales and usage to music licensors will lower the cost...

AM BRIEFING: Adele Nears $130M Sony Deal • Chance The Rapper Hits Chart Streaming-Only • Inside Playlisting • More

Monday 5.23.2016 Music Business News From Around The Web Contradiction? Adele proves labels will still pay for hits, even as Chance The Rapper proves artists don't need labels to have hits. Updated continuously under our More News t...

This Week In Music Commentary

In this week's music commentary section, we hear from a five-time Grammy winner about the evils of YouTube, what's being done to effect a digital rights management overhaul, and why it is that music industry seems to crush its startups. 5X Grammy Winner Calls YouTube "Criminal Racketeers" In Open Letter...

TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Some of the more popular posts on Hypebot from the past included a look at how the UK's departure from the EU might impact the music industry, why the Ticketmaster settlement is being poorly received, a helpful refresher on exactly how streaming royalties work, and more. How UK's Exit From...

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y And Indie Music

This week in the tips, tricks, and strategies department, we have advice on how to best sample music, use YouTube's translation tools to boost your audience, why you ought to consider making your band a LLC, and much, much more. Band Management: How To Make Your Artists Truly Successful Chris...

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Survival Of The Smartest • How To Promote Your Music • Band Management • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at a musician's guide to moving to LA, how to successfully promote your music, how you can make your artists prosper as a manager, and more. Cherie Nelson | Survival Of The Smartest: A Musician's Guide To Moving To LA Anne Kings | Vinyl...

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Rhapsody/Napster unveil their first ever virtual reality music app, Rage Against the Machine offer tantalizing hints of a new project in the works, major labels are making more from streaming than we thought, and much more as we pay a final visit to the week that was in music industry...

Soulja Boy Signs $400 Million Brand Ambassador Deal With World Poker Fund Holdings

What are your social media followers worth? When rapper Soulja Boy tweeted that he has just signed a $400 million "brand ambassador" deal, there were many doubters. Now World Poker Fund Holdings, a publicly traded company, has confirmed the deal. _________________________________________________ Rapper Soulja Boy has leveraged his fame and social...

12 Really Bad Ideas Raised At The Copyright Office's DMCA Roundtable Discussions

With a copyright reform bill anticipated in the near future, the Copyright Office has been holding a series of roundtable talks which it will use to support its alterations to copyright law. Unfortunately, many of the ideas raised thus far are more than a little troubling. _______________________________ Guest Post by...

Why Album Art Is Critical For Success In 2016

Although the commercial decline of the physical album means that fewer listeners are getting the full visual experience when they consume an artist's music, the following article suggests that album art has in fact become more important than ever, and makes huge difference when it comes to selling music. ____________________________________...

YouTube Adopting New Tool For Faster, More Accurate Royalty Payments

Good news for artists on YouTube, it looks as though the service will soon be implementing a new data standardization tool which will help artists get clearer information regarding views and payments, as well as providing more accurate and efficient royalty accounting. _______________________________ Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music...

Glenn Peoples Exits Billboard Magazine For Pandora

One of Billboard's most insightful voices, long time contributor and Senior Editorial Analyst Glenn Peoples, has exited the trade magazine for Pandora. ________________________________________________ Glenn Peoples has exited Billboard Magazine for a position at Pandora, Hypebot has learned. Exactly what position Peoples has taken at Pandora is unclear; but one source...

Band Management: How To Make Your Artists Truly Successful

Whether you're a new artist, or a seasoned veteran of the industry, a good manager is key to achieving career success. Here we look at several key practices for any artist manager seeking to make their client's career prosper. __________________________________ In this recent article from MusicThinkTank, Rachelle Wilber offers four...

Adele Tops Ivor Novello Songwriting Awards 2016 Winners

Adele took top honors as Songwriter of the Year at Britain's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting awards on Thursday night.. Adele, who won the award this year for her her third album, "25," took home the same award in 2012 for her last album, "21." Other winners for the night included...

Deadline Nears For $50,000 USA Songwriting Competition

The May 27th deadline is approaching to enter the 21st Annual USA Songwriting Competition. This year's top prize is $50,000 in cash and merchandise. _________________________________________ The USA Songwriting Competition has been honoring songwriters from all over the world including Australia, Japan, Canada, UK, Germany, Brazil, South Africa and the USA....

Kesha Capitulates, Sony 'Allows' Her To Perform On TV

From our Beware Of The Contracts You Sign Dept.- Who knew that a label could stop an artist from performing on TV? Until Kesha and her team gave Sony assurances that she would not use a Billboard Music Awards slot as a platform to discuss litigation, she was off the...

Universal Music Group Relaunches Verve Label Group, Danny Bennett Named Head

Universal Music Group announced that they are relaunching the Verve Label Group and appointed veteran manager and film & television producer (and Tony's son) Danny Bennett as the group's President and CEO. _________________________________________ The newly relaunched Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels...

AM BRIEFING: Live Nation Buys YouTube MCN INDMUSIC • Rhapsody VR App • Music Biz Adds Data Portal • More

FRIDAY 5.20.2016 Music Business News From Around The Web Grab you camera before its too late: Live Nation buys a YouTube MCN and unprofitable Rhapsody invests in virtual reality. Updated continuously under our More News tab.

2016 BET Awards Nominees - A Full List

BET Awards 2016 Nominees were named overnight, and Drake led with nine including ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist’ and ‘Video of the Year.’ Beyoncé and Rihanna follow with five nods each. The full list of 2016 BET Awards Nominees: Best Female R&B/Pop Artist ADELE ANDRA DAY BEYONCÉ K. MICHELLE RIHANNA...

Spotify's Most Viral Tracks US, UK, Canada, Global

Here are the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared them divided by the number who listened from May 6 - 12, 2016 on Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. ______________________________________ Most Viral Tracks 5/6 - 5/12, 2016 UNITED STATES 1. Justin Timberlake, "Can't Stop...

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