CATEGORY: MUSIC TECH

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this roundup of the past week's music industry news, we revisit the evolution of third party playlists and what they mean for streaming,...



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

The most popular articles from the pages of Hypebot this week explored why some Spotify users are becoming so disenchanted with the platform, Tencent's...


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...


FREE Webinar Tomorrow On Booking Corporate, Private Gigs

The live show and ancillary income like merch makes up as much as 80% of the income of most musicians; and some of the...


FREE Webinar Tomorrow On Booking Corporate, Private Gigs

The live show and ancillary income like merch makes up as much as 80% of the income of most musicians; and some of the...


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...


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...


Pandora Partners With Fitbit Smartwatch As Exclusive Music Streamer

Pandora has partnered with Fitbit as the exclusive music streaming provider for their new smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic. Pandora Plus and Premium listeners can synch...