CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

Coalition Of Songwriter Groups Protest RIAA "Moral Rights" Stance In Strongly Worded Letter

Seeking credit where they believe credit is due, songwriters and their trade organisations have sent a strongly worded letter to the Recording Industry Association...



The Single Place That Prince Looked For True Talent

Sas Metcalfe is the President, Global Creative, of Kobalt Music and has been at the company since it was founded in 2001. It was...


Spotify Is Set To Dominate Music Just Like Google Dominates Search

In much the same way as Google has risen to become the dominant name in search engines, Spotify may be headed to emerge as...


TPG, Dragoneer Rethink $1 Billion Spotify Investment

Spotify's path to a listing on the public stock market faces many hurdles, not the least of which are competing interests and different deal...


Bruno Mars, Live Nation Donate $1 Million For Flint Water Crisis

Bruno Mars revealed to a Michigan concert audience that he and concert promoter Live Nation had donated $1 million dollars to help aid victims...


Wilco Releases New Song "All Lives, You Say?" In Response To Charlottesville Violence [Listen]

Wilco has released a new song, "All Lives, You Say?," in response to the the weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,. Available exclusively on the...


Songkick Fights Costly Delays In Live Nation Trial

As Live Nation's lawyers work to push back a trial with Songkick back two months, the latter company is doing its best to oppose...


WED. BRIEF: TBG Revists $1B Spotify Bond • Sprinrilla Says No To RIAA • Apple’s $1B TV Play • Dodeka • More

Wednesday 8.16.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Spotify's path to an IPO still has many hurdles ahead, thanks in part to its...


Former Billboard Editor Bill Werde Named Director Of Syracuse University Bandier Music Business Program

[UPDATED] Former Billboard editorial director Bill Werde has been named director of the Bandier Program for Music Business and the Entertainment Industries at Syracuse...


How To Get More Followers On Spotify

One of the most popular streaming platforms out there, Spotify is a great tool for artists to promote their music with, but getting people...