POSTS BY: BRUCE HOUGHTON

T-Series Poised To Reshape Global Culture As Biggest YouTube Channel Ever [Mark Mulligan]

T-Series, the biggest global music label and and movies studio that you've likely never heard of, is within weeks of surpassing PewDiePie as the...



YouTube Spam Purge Lowers Subscriber Many Counts

YouTube is cleaning up problem videos, spam comments and spam subscriptions on the platform. As a result, many creators are seeing a significant drop...


SoundExchange Names Digital Radio’s Top Tracks and Breakout Artists Of 2018

Soundexchange is sharing its Top Track and Breakout Artists of 2018 based on airplay from digital radio services including satellite, internet and cable radio....


Apple Music Shuts Artist-To-Fan Social Platform Connect, Redesigns Artists Pages, Radio

Apple Music is shutting down its Connect artist to fan social platform. Apple's previous attempt at building a music focused social network, iTunes Ping,...


Taylor Swift Uses Facial Recognition At Shows To Stop Stalkers

The use of facial recognition at live events has become public with the recent report that it was used at Taylor Swift’s Rose Bowl...


Tencent Music [TME] Ends First Trading Day Up 7.7%

After opening at $14.10, Tencent Music ended its first day of trading Wednesday up $1.00 at $14.00 or 7.69% above it's $13.00 target IPO...


Alison Wenham Steps Down As CEO of WIN, A2IM CEO Burgess Offers Praise

Alison Wenham is stepping down as the CEO of The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) after 12 years with the global independent music industry trade...


Taylor Swift Fans Not Happy About New ‘Buy On’ Ticket Policy

The Taylor Swift team and Ticketmaster have added a new and profitable twist to fan ticketing. Every dollar spent on Taylor Swift merchandise that...


Taylor Swift Fans Not Happy About New ‘Buy On’ Ticket Policy

The Taylor Swift team and Ticketmaster have added a new and profitable twist to fan ticketing. Every dollar spent on Taylor Swift merchandise that...


TUE. BRIEF: Billboard’s Top Digital Music Power Players • Sonos To Add Smart Speakers • TuneIn Premieres Indieclectic Radio • More

Tuesday 8.29.17 Music Business News From Across The Web Congrats to Billboard's Digital Power Players. I hope that we can see more gender, ethnic...