THE BOOM IN SELF-ISOLATION ENTERTAINMENT

Music and entertainment consultancy MIDiA has published the latest in its COVID-19 report series: “The Self-Isolation Entertainment...

BANDPAY: MILESTONE-BASED PAYMENT PLATFORM GUARANTEES TRUST BETWEEN COLLABORATORS

In an industry where financial shenanigans and getting ripped off are the norm, the new payment platform BandPay offers a solution,...

 
 
 

LEGAL, BUSINESS TIPS FOR ARTISTS ON TWITCH

Many artists are turning to livestreaming in lieu of actual live shows, with Twitch among the popular platforms for doing so. While...

LOST ART OF LISTENING: MUSIC AUDIO QUALITY

In this fourth installment of The Lost Art Of Listening, we look at how the digitization of music traded in audio quality, for convenience....

 
 
 

LUCIDIOUS: ‘CHASE YOUR PASSION AND WHAT FEELS GOOD'

Independent hip-hop artist Lucidious shares his meteoric 100% d.i.y. success on streaming, Instagram and more with Music Business Weekly...

TODAY: MUSIC BIZ PANEL EXPLORES MUSIC'S ‘NEW NORMAL'

Industry trade group Music Biz is hosting a webinar today April 8th to discuss the support available to the industry and what the “new...

 
 
 

LIVE MUSIC STREAMING BEST PRACTICES

With live shows and tours on hold for the indefinite future, already popular live streaming is really having its moment in the sun,...

AM BRIEF: MUSIC SUBS UP 32% • TENCENT MUSIC $263M HUYA BUY • $50M APPLE INDIE MUSIC FUND • MORE

WEDNESDAY 4.8.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above READ HERE

 
 
 

APPLE MUSIC OFFERS $50M IN ADVANCES TO INDIE LABELS SO THEY CAN PAY ARTISTS

Apple Music has quietly started a $50 million fund to help independent record labels and artists during the COVID-19 crisis. The 50...

UNIVERSAL MUSIC FIRE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT DISMISSED

A federal judge in LA has dismissed the class-action lawsuit brought against Universal Music Group by musicians after a 2008 fire that...

 
 
 

SPOTIFY FOR ARTISTS LAUNCHING NEW FEATURE FOR COVID-19 FUNDRAISING

With artists facing dwindling revenue sources, and all shows and tours currently on hold, these are tough times indeed for the music...

ALL ASCAP PAYMENTS DELAYED 3 WEEKS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CASH CRUNCH. IS BMI NEXT?

Many songwriters and music publishers already struggling from the economic impact of the coronavirus were dealt an additional blow...

 
 
 

THE LOST ART OF LISTENING: ATTENTION

In this third installment of The Lost Art Of Listening, we look at the challenge and importance of disciplining oneself to properly...

GOAL-SETTING PLANNER I MADE TO MAKE IT THROUGH QUARANTINE

With working musicians now in self-isolation, some are finding they can easily self-motivate and continue on in secluded productivity,...

 
 
 

YOUTUBE'S NEW SHORTS FEATURE COULD BE SIMILAR TO TIKTOK

YouTube has had little real competition since its inception, and while there are plenty of other video platforms out there, none of...

WHAT SHOULD YOU RELEASE? SINGLES VS. EPS

With the music industry in a constant state of change, artists are constantly trying to keep up, as people's listening habits are continuously...

 
 
 

FREE WEBINAR TODAY: HOW MUSICIANS CAN GET HELP FROM CARES ACT STIMULUS BILL

MusiCares and The Recording Academy a holding webinar today on how the US CARES Act stimulus bill affects musicians and the music industry....

AM BRIEF: $9B CONCERT LOSSES • TWITCH ROCKETS PAST 1B MONTHLY HOURS • TAYLOR SWIFT LAUNCHES SIRIUSXM HOME DJ SERIES • MORE

MONDAY 4.6.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above READ HERE

 
 
 

BANDZOOGLE MEMBERS HAVE SOLD $60M OF MUSIC, MERCH COMMISSION FREE

Lost in the recent torrent of corona virus-related news, was the very positive announcement that Bandzoogle members have sold more...

AMAZING RADIO TO REVIVE CMJ MUSIC MARATHON

UPDATE: UK based Amazing Radio has announced that it is reviving shuttered US indie and college radio brand CMJ. Amazing Radio launched...

 
 
 



SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

GET THIS SHOW !!! From NoiseTrade and get free music from @showbroadway3 at @noisetrade. Listen here... Read more ...

Dennis Quaid Says Donald Trump is “Doing a Good Job” Handling the COVID-19...

Dennis Quaid Says Donald Trump is “Doing a Good Job” Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

In a new interview with The Daily Beast , actor Dennis Quaid defended Donald Trump , saying he's “doing a good job” handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Quaid, who identifies as an... Read more ...

FYI, Target Actually Has Some Cleaning Products in Stock

FYI, Target Actually Has Some Cleaning Products in Stock

Right now, getting our hands on cleaning products feels like a big win. If you're looking for soap , all-purpose cleaner, or laundry detergent, you can find it at Target. Yes... Read more ...

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Surprise Kids at a Hospital, and You Can...

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Surprise Kids at a Hospital, and You Can Almost Feel Their Joy

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan Seacrest Foundation on Apr 8, 2020 at 7:24am PDT Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello continue to bring joy to our lives during... Read more ...

Watch Natalie Maines Cover “Angel From Montgomery” In Tribute To John Prine

Watch Natalie Maines Cover “Angel From Montgomery” In Tribute To John Prine

The whole world is reeling from the loss of John Prine, who passed away yesterday after a battle with coronavirus that started a couple of weeks ago. Artists have been paying... Read more ...

Cherie Currie Announces Digital Release of Album Featuring Billy Corgan...

Cherie Currie Announces Digital Release of Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Duff McKagan, and More

Legendary Runaways singer Cherie Currie has announced a digital release of her latest solo album, Blvds of Splendor. The LP features three bonus tracks, including a cover of... Read more ...

Megadeth's David Ellefson Releases “Simple Truth” Single Benefitting...

Megadeth's David Ellefson Releases “Simple Truth” Single Benefitting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson 's solo project, simply called Ellefson, has released a new single “Simple Truth” and an accompanying EP of the same name. Proceeds from the... Read more ...

Madewell Launched a New Home Line With Parachute and It's a Cozy Dream

Madewell Launched a New Home Line With Parachute and It's a Cozy Dream

There's nothing more exciting than when two of my favorite brands join together for a cute home collaboration. That's why I couldn't be more ready to shop Madewell's new line... Read more ...

Randy Newman Shares Coronavirus Song “Stay Away”

Randy Newman Shares Coronavirus Song “Stay Away”

Recently, KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California, asked the songwriting legend Randy Newman to say a few words about social distancing - "because of my scientific... Read more ...

Schitt's Creek: The Outfits at David and Patrick's Wedding Deserve Your...

Schitt's Creek: The Outfits at David and Patrick's Wedding Deserve Your Undivided Attention

Ever since Patrick Brewer proposed to David Rose during season five of Schitt's Creek , we've been dreaming of the undoubtedly chic outfits everyone would wear to their... Read more ...

9 Significant Things The Weeknd Just Revealed About His Life and After Hours...

9 Significant Things The Weeknd Just Revealed About His Life and After Hours Album

We're not used to seeing The Weeknd give interviews, but he seems to have had a change of heart coming into 2020. After gracing the cover of Carine Roitfeld's CR Men March... Read more ...