CATEGORY: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Live Nation Helped Sell 88,000 Metallica Tickets On The Secondary Market

Live Nation directly facilitated the sale of 88,000 Metallica tickets at inflated prices on the secondary ticketing market. This strong piece of investigative journalism...



This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators shared their thoughts on why unpaid internships are such a problem, if rock radio can afford to not play Ed Sheeran's...


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Instagram • Guitarist Mistakes • Trademark Rights • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, our contributors shared insights on how Instagram influencers earn money, how artists can sustain their energy while on tour, what...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this look back on the past seven days of music industry news and events, we check back in on how Spotify Lite's first...


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

This week on Hypebot, some of our most popular covered the preservation and return of Aerosmith's first touring van by 'American Pickers' Badash's edging...


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...


Best Times To Post On Social Media: 2019 Edition

What you communicate in your social media posts is of course important, but almost as consequential is the time at which you post. Here...


The Ups & Downs Of A Life On The Road [INTERVIEW]

While a dream of many, a life on the road brings with it countless challenges, temptations, and setbacks, which is why it's so important...


3 Ways A Mailing List Can Turn Out Fans To Your Show

Getting people to actually show up at your show can be exhausting, and if you've been at the DIY artist thing for awhile, chances...