YouTube Exands Merch Sales, Channels To More Creators

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has shared an update that focuses on the streamer's top five priorities for 2018. At least three of the updates...



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

Some chart-topping articles from the pages of Hypebot this week looked at 2018's leading MTV VMA nominees, why Apple Music's passing of Spotify could...


Ditto Scores Distribution Of New Chance The Rapper Release

[UPDATED] Chance The Rapper has become the poster child for truly independent artists with his hugely successful streaming only releases. So Ditto Music being...


‘We Interrupt This Spotify Playlist…’ Senate Bill Adds Emergency Alerts

Your Deep Focus playlist may soon be interrupted by those frightening tones and messages from the Emergency Broadcast system, if a bi-partisan bill introduced...


How To Spend Less, But Sell More Tickets

While every artist and promotor wants sold out shows, pouring endless amounts of money into every aspect of marketing isn't usually an option for...


Jay-Z Responds To Philadelphia Made In America Move

The year seems likely to be the final hurrah for Jay-Z’s Made In America festival, at least at its current home on Ben Franklin...


The Problem With Perfect: The Power Of Musical Mistakes

While an error in either recording or performance is bane of many musicians' existence, such errors aren't necessarily the worst thing that can happen....


Getting To The Top Of The Pile When Submitting Your Music For Licensing

With record deals no longer what they once were, and live shows and merch sales notoriously unstable, music licensing has become one of the...


FRI. BRIEF: Beggars’ Brexit Warning • YouTube Expands Credits • Nashville Scores Scores • More

FRIDAY 7.20.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


5 Tips To Jumpstart A YouTube Marketing Strategy

While promoting your music may have gotten easier, doing so successfully has only gotten harder. In this piece Joan Selby illustrates how artists can...