5 BIG TAKEAWAYS FROM AMERICANAFEST 2019

Americanafest 2019 is a wrap. Thousands of musicians, music industry professionals and fans descended on Nashville for a four-day conference,...

DISSECTING A SPOTIFY PLAYLIST PROMOTION PITCH LETTER

Spotify playlist promotion offers.. we get them all the time. You probably do too. In this episode of the Music Biz Weekly podcast,...

 
 
 

HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN RADIO SHOW ON SPOTIFY

In this piece, Seth Reslar explores how the Spotify's new podcast creation feature can be taken a step further to create a Spotify-based...

TEENAGE HACKER ARRESTED FOR SELLING UNRELEASED MUSIC

A 19-year-old UK hacker has been arrested in on charges of stealing unreleased songs from major international music artists and selling...

 
 
 

SINGER SAM SMITH SHARES NEW PREFERRED GENDER PRONOUNS

Singer and songwriter Sam Smith, who came out as nonbinary earlier this year, announced that they are officially changi ng their preferred...

WARNER RECORDS PARTNERS WITH MASKED GORILLA'S ROGER GENGO FOR NEW HIP HOP LABEL

Warner Records has formed a joint venture with Masked Records, the new label formed by hip-hop entrepreneur Roger Gengo, founder of...

 
 
 

8 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR EMAIL NEWSLETTERS MOBIL FRIENDLY

Whether you're an artist or producers, sending a regular newsletter is the best way to stay in touch with fans, clients, or both. Given...

PUBLIC ENEMY'S TECHNIQUE FOR CRACKING “SECOND ALBUM SYNDROME”

SAS or 'Second Album Syndrome' has become something of a phenomenon in the music business, with many artists struggling break new ground...

 
 
 

AM BRIEF: MUSIC PUBLISHERS BATTLE PELOTON • KAABOO TO MOVE • VINYL TO PASS CD SALES • MORE

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THIS WEEK IN MUSIC COMMENTARY

This week in music business commentary, industry insiders weighed in on what a new California law might actually mean for musicians,...

 
 
 

GETTING IT DONE: THE WEEK IN D.I.Y. AND INDIE MUSIC

This week, our ideas and advice for the industry's independent do-it-yourselfers dug into what and updated electronic press kit should...

MUSIC THINK TANK WEEKLY RECAP: MANAGING YOUR BAND • MUSIC MAGAZINES • PLAYLIST STREAMING • MORE

This week on MusicThinkTank , our contributors shared pieces on how you can help keep things organized when you find yourself falling...

 
 
 

REWIND: THE NEW MUSIC INDUSTRY'S WEEK IN REVIEW

In this flip back through the past week's music industry news, we revisit YouTube's attempt to eliminate pay-for-view, Vevo's ten year...

TOP POSTS: THIS WEEK'S MOST READ POSTS ON HYPEBOT

This week, some of the most popular articles from the pages of Hypebot looked at Spotify's launch of its new upgraded family plan,...

 
 
 

VEVO MARKS 10 YEARS, 300% GROWTH IN LAST 5 YEARS

Music video platform VEVO is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in 2019 and the service is now home to more than 400,000 official...

YOUTUBE REVISES MUSIC CHARTS TO ELIMINATE PAY-FOR-VIEW

YouTube is revising its chart criteria and will no longer count paid advertising views on YouTube in the YouTube Music Charts calculation....

 
 
 

THE EPK: AN UPDATED LOOK

Here W. Tyler Allen revisits the idea of Electronic Press Kit, or EPK, and how recent shifts in the music industry have precipitated...

HOW COPYRIGHT WORKS WITH E. MICHAEL HARRINGTON

For a musician, or really anyone working in the music industry, a solid understanding of how copyright law functions and effects your...

 
 
 

SHERYL CROW,JOAN JETT TO BE HONORED AT 2019 CLIO MUSIC AWARDS

Clio Music has announced that Sheryl Crow and Joan Jett will both be honored at the 60th annual Clio Awards. Crow will receive the...

CARDI B TOPS 2019 BET HIP HOP AWARDS WITH 10 NOMINATIONS

“Please Me” rapper Cardi B led the charge for the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards nominations, with a total of nine nods. Cardi's extensive...

 
 
 



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 ...

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Ashley Tisdale Defends Her 'High School Musical' Character, Throws Some...

Ashley Tisdale Defends Her 'High School Musical' Character, Throws Some Serious Shade at Troy & Gabriella

For some reason, Sharpay was trending on Twitter on Monday. For those who need a refresh, Sharpay Evans was Ashley Tisdale's fabulous... Read more ...

I'm Letting My 8-Year-Old Trick-or-Treat Without Supervision, Just Like My...

I'm Letting My 8-Year-Old Trick-or-Treat Without Supervision, Just Like My Parents Did

During the past six months or so - basically since my daughter turned 8 - I've been letting her roam solo around our neighborhood. If I lived in an urban area or even a... Read more ...

'Tis the Season! Shop the Cutest Advent Calendars For Kids

'Tis the Season! Shop the Cutest Advent Calendars For Kids

Who doesn't love Christmas advent calendars? The anticipation of the holiday season is almost as special as the season itself, and for toddlers, you can amp up the excitement... Read more ...

Dashboard Confessional Announces 'The Best Ones Of The Best Ones'...

Dashboard Confessional Announces 'The Best Ones Of The Best Ones' Compilation Album

Dashboard Confessional announced on Monday its first-ever compilation album. The Best Ones of the Best Ones, out Jan. 31, 2020, is a... Read more ...

Ric Ocasek's Family Thank Fans for 'Outpouring of Love' Following Cars...

Ric Ocasek's Family Thank Fans for 'Outpouring of Love' Following Cars Frontman's Death

A day after the death of Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, his family took to Instagram on Monday to share thanks for the support they've... Read more ...

Riot Fest 2019 Photo Gallery: Patti Smith, The B-52s, Slayer, Bikini Kill...

Riot Fest 2019 Photo Gallery: Patti Smith, The B-52s, Slayer, Bikini Kill, Village People, Anthrax

Summer is just about over, but Riot Fest brought the heat for three jam-packed days of music and moshing . From perennial faves like The Flaming Lips , to recently reunited OGs... Read more ...

Paulina Porizkova Thanks Cars Fans for Tributes to Late Husband Ric Ocasek

Paulina Porizkova Thanks Cars Fans for Tributes to Late Husband Ric Ocasek

Paulina Porizkova was clearly moved by the tokens some New York fans left in honor of her late husband. The supermodel, who was married to The Cars... Read more ...

Ozzy Osbourne Ends Record 30-Year Break Between Hot 100 Top 10s Thanks to...

Ozzy Osbourne Ends Record 30-Year Break Between Hot 100 Top 10s Thanks to Post Malone

Iconic rocker Ozzy Osbourne makes history on the Billboard Hot 100 , ending the longest break between top 10 hits in the chart's... Read more ...

6 Foundations That Won't Dry Out Your Skin, Just in Time For Crisp Fall Days

6 Foundations That Won't Dry Out Your Skin, Just in Time For Crisp Fall Days

When the weather changes, we need to start paying more attention to our skin, because it changes too. Namely, when the air gets dry, so too does our skin. We love wearing... Read more ...

Tyler, The Creator Peels Back His Layers With 'A BOY IS A GUN*' Video

Tyler, The Creator Peels Back His Layers With 'A BOY IS A GUN*' Video

Tyler, The Creator's alter ego spirals into a clothes-throwing, lawn-sprinting, bubble-bath-soaking mess - you know, as you do during a breakup. Read more ...