POSTS BY: BRUCE HOUGHTON

Studies Show Rapid Decline In Radio Listening Globally

Broadcast radio is still one of the most used sources of media and a top vehicle for music discovery, but it won't maintain this...



MUSICIANS: Be Part Of This Important Artist Survey

Last year's MIDiA survey of musicians was groundbreaking. Now, the music industry consultancy is back with a new edition of the survey that every...


Filter Cancel Reunion After PledgeMusic Fiasco

Last year, the band Filter had announced that original members Richard Patrick and Brian Liesegang were reuniting to record a new album, their first...


IHeartMedia [IHRT] Stock Falls On Market Debut

T he largest radio conglomerate in the US, iHeartMedia, became a publicly-traded company again on Thursday, are launching its direct listing. Shares of the...


FRI. BRIEF: iHeartMedia Stock Drops On Debut • 7digital Shuffles • Google Bands Viagogo • CASE Act Advances • More

FRIDAY 7.19.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


YouTube Music Users Can Now Switch Seamlessly Between Audio and Music Videos

YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium subscribers can now seamlessly transition between a song and its music video. Users will now see a video...


A Legal View Of The Fall Of PledgeMusic and What Could Happen Next

Earlier this week, Hypebot published an important Music Biz Weekly podcast interview with Attorney Chris Castle delving into the demise of PledgeMusic and its...


How Spotify Calculates An Artist’s Monthly Active Users

Spotify monthly active user counts are one of the most important metrics used by the music industry - radio, media, A&R and more -...


Spotify Lite Had 1 Million Users In First Week, India Users Now Top 2 Million

UPDATED: Spotify clearly filled a need with the launch of its Spotify Lite app, which takes up one-third of the space on the users...


THU. BRIEF: Sony Restructures • Saban Funds $500M Music Launch • Spotify Disney Hub • UMG Fire Update • More

THURSDAY 7.18.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...