Apple Music Adds Free Analytics For Artists

Apple Music has added free streaming data for artists. For now the program is in beta, as Apple plays catch up with Spotify, Pandora...



Amazon Prime Music To Launch In India

Amazon is set to launch Amazon Prime Music in India in the coming weeks. In preparation for the launch Amazon has stuck local partnerships...


Fleetwood Mac, Def Leppard, Lenny Kravitz Managers Join To Launch CSM

Three protégés of legendary music manager Howard Kaufman have joined together to form CSM Management with offices in Nashville and Los Angeles. The team...


Top 6 Event Promotion Sites You Should Be Using

For entrepreneurial artists, the internet contains a wealth of unexplored promotional opportunities. Here we look at six such places, often called 'discovery sites' that...


Spotify Has 4 Paths To Profitability, None Of The Are Good For Labels Or Artists

Spotify, which accounts for an estimated 17% of all major label revenue, has rejuvenated the music industry. But it's own revenue future is far...


Molly Newman Exits Kickstarter For Songtrust

Molly Newman has left Kickstarter to become Global Head of Business Development at Songtrust. The drummer and riot grrrl movement leader had lead music...


Music Streaming Growth vs. Music Sales Decline [CHART]

Music streaming has changed how people discover and consume music forever, as well as rejuvenated the recorded music industry after years of decline. But...


Spotify Lawyer Leads Law Institute “Restatement of Copyright” Project [Chris Castle]

Chris Castle investigates a suspicious development in the world of copyright, after the American Law Institutes moved to write up a "Restatement of Copyright",...


What Did It Take To Have A Billboard Top 5 Hit In 2017? Here’s The Breadown

In this extensive piece, Dean Olivet breaks down each song from 2017 that successfully hit the Billboard Top 5, looking at the compilation and...


Stormzy, His #MERKY Label Leave Indie For Atlantic

As an independent artist with his own record label Stormzy has amassed 4.8 million monthly listeners on Spotify. Four of his songs have been...