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YouTube's Lyor Cohen To Keynote Music Biz Convention In Nashville

Often controversial music industry veteran Lyor Cohen, the Global Head of Music at YouTube and Founder of music content company 300, will keynote the Music Business Association’s Music Biz 2018 conference at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Cohen will discuss his career journey, his current role at YouTube and Google and...

YouTube's Lyor Cohen Dishes On Music's "New Golden Age," Streaming Subscriptions and Props To Daniel Ek

YouTube's Global Head Of Music, Lyor Cohen, is known for speaking his mind. So when the former label exec sat down for a keynote interview at the 2017 Music Matters summit in Singapore, people listened. He did not disappoint. "This business is entering a golden age" "There’s so much opportunity...

Why Didn't Google Shut Down YouTube-MP3 Sooner?

Why did YouTube and Google let the RIAA take the lead in shutting down YouTube-MP3? Much like their own Lyor Cohen's recent missive defending low payments and blaming musicians and labels for the "disconnect between YouTube and the rest of the industry," in failing to work to shut down the...

What does Youtube pay musicians? Its boss comes clean

4 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

From Lyor Cohen, Youtube’s global head of music:  It’s not enough for YouTube to say that it’s paid over $1 billion to the industry from ads. We (the labels, publishers and YouTube) must shine a light on artist royalties, show them how much they make from ads compared to subscriptions by geography and see how […]

MON. NEWS BRIEF: Industry Responds To Lyor Cohen, YouTube • Taylor Swift Teases • Rightscorp Bleeds • More

Monday 8.21.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Dear Lyor, you brought this on yourself. Updated continuously under our More News tab

AM BRIEF: Streamers Remove Neo-Nazis • Lyor Cohen's YouTube Defense • Spotify's Ad Ambitions • More

Friday 7.18.17 Music Business News From Around The Web When streamers announce they are pulling Neo-Nazi music, I wonder how it got there in the first place. Updated continuously under our More News tab

YouTube Music Chief Lyor Cohen: ‘Promoting And Breaking New Artists Is A Top Priority’

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

Almost one year after record industry veteran Lyor Cohen joined YouTube as global head of music, he is sharing some observations on the company blog about his time at the company amid continued grappling -- or, as Cohen puts, it, “aShow More Summary

Lyor Cohen Drinks The YouTube Kool-Aid: The money will come, but for now "fans not being exposed to new music is death. "

When former WMG CEO Lyor Cohen joined YouTube, the music industry wondered if this often brash insider could change prevailing opinions of the video behemoth: great for promotion, but the royalties paid are far too low. Few opinions have shifted; but in a new open letter, Cohen remains both optimistic...

YouTube Exec Talks About Consolidation Of YouTube Red, Google Play Music

5 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

It looks as if Google’s approach to subscription-based content may soon be simplified. The Verge has reported that, according to YouTube head of music Lyor Cohen, YouTube Red and Google Play Music will be combined to form a single service...Show More Summary

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to Merge and Form New Service

5 months agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Speaking at a panel session for the New Music Seminar conference in New York, YouTube’s Lyor Cohen confirmed that we will see a merging of Google Play Music and YouTube Red, but we don’t know quite when this will take place. The move...Show More Summary

YouTube Ted, Google Play Music To Merge, Says Music Head Lyor Cohen

Did you even remember that Google has two music services? You're not alone. The fact that YouTube Red and Google Play Music compete is confusing, at best. Finally, Google has decided to merge the two to create a new music service. _____________________________________________ Google and YouTube will merge their music services...

A YouTube exec said Google will merge its splintered music services YouTube Red and Google Play Music (GOOG)

Listening to music via Google is about to get easier. Lyor Cohen, YouTube's head of music, said the video streaming platform and Google's Play Music will merge into a new music-focused service at the New Music Seminar in New York, The...Show More Summary

Google to Merge Google Play Music and YouTube Red

5 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Google plans to shake up its music offering and ad-free video service, according to statements made by Lyor Cohen, the head of Google Play Music. As it stands today, Google Play Music is available to a single person for $10 per month and families for $15 per month. Show More Summary

Google Play Music and YouTube Red will be merged, says YouTube exec

Ever since YouTube Red’s launch, a subscription to that service would get you a Google Play Music sub and vice versa. Soon, though, users will just have one service. Lyor Cohen, YouTube’s head of music, has confirmed that Google Play Music and YouTube Red will merge. “The important thing is combining [...]

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

The most popular and frequently perused posts from Hypebot this week dug into Jay-Z's new album's conspicuous absence from Spotify, Lyor Cohen's future YouTube product plans, why we need more computer coders in the industry, and more. Jay-Z's New Album "4.44" Still Not On Spotify [UPDATE] Lyor Cohen Details YouTube's...

Lyor Cohen Details YouTube's Product Plans For 2017

YouTube's Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen sat down with the board of directors of A2IM recently and detailed the video channel's priorities and product plans for 2017. Many are designed to help musicians market and monetize views on the online video behemoth. ____________________________________ Lyor Cohen, YouTube's Global Head of...

Stephen Bryan Joins YouTube as Head of Label Relations [OFFICIAL]

We've been hearing the rumors for days, and have now confirmed that Stephen Bryan has joined YouTube as Head Of Label Relations. He will report directly to YouTube Global Head Of Music Lyor Cohen. The two worked together at Warner Music prior to Boyd joining SoundCloud in 2014. "At YouTube,...

Lawsuits: Kylie Jenner’s New Boyfriend Travis Scott Sued For $2 Million

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Travis Scott Is Sued For $2 Million Over Contract Breach Music executive Lyor Cohen says rapper Travis Scott owes his 15% of everything hes earned over the last three years, and hes determined to get it. Cohen’s LCAR Management comp...

This Week In Music Commentary

This week, music commentators make their voices heard as they weigh in on Lyor Cohen's joining with the Google Empire and why YouTube will likely drive him crazy, as well as hear from Irving Azoff on why YouTube pirates are truly evil. Lyor Cohen Takes the Cake by Joining the...

Lyor Cohen Takes the Cake by Joining the Google Empire [Op Ed]

Google's hiring of industry insider Lyor Cohen as YouTube's Global Head of Music is "no grounds for celebration" says musician and activist Maria Schneider in a new op ed. "And who better to prevail over the majors than the very guy who helped lead those majors into the back alley...

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