CATEGORY: MUSICIANS

The Day Hattie Webb Broke Into The PledgeMusic Office

PledgeMusic owes independent artist Hattie Webb $6876. She's not alone. Hundreds of artists are owed thousands, even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But Hattie...



Apple, Amazon, Google Sued For ‘Massive’ Music Piracy

Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Pandora are being sued for selling and streaming unauthorized recordings of Harold Arlen, the composer of Over the Rainbow...


TickTok Owner In Talks To Launch Music Streaming Service

ByteDance, valued at $75 billion thanks in large part to the huge popularity of its TikTok app, is in talks with major labels and...


2019’s Biggest Streaming Earners (So Far)

While streaming is often maligned for the reduced amount of revenue it generates for artists, those musicians at the top of the pile are...


Building Passionate Clusters Of Fans: Niche Is Music’s New Mainstream says MIDiA’s Mark Mulligan

In an increasingly fragmented music landscape where algorithms and streaming emphasize songs over albums and artists, success - even on a global scale -...


Sony Music To Launch ‘Real Time’ Royalty Payments

Sony Music is promising its artists real time royalty tracking and monthly payments starting this fall. The major music group will launch ‘Real Time...


Travis Scott, Maggie Rogers Pledge Merch $’s To Abortion Ban Battle, Billie Eilish Speaks Out

A growing chorus of musicians and other celebrities are speaking out in opposition to recent attempts in Alabama, Georgia and elsewhere ban abortions, with...


Set Realistic Goals, Expectations [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week on the Music Biz Weekly podcast Jay Gilbert and Michael Brandvold discuss why you need to set realistic expectations and goals for...


Make A Splash By Tapping Into Local Promo Opportunities

While the wonders of technology have made it possible for every artist, big or small, to seek out and find an international audience, too...


LÜM Raises $1.2M, Partners With Frank Productions For New Music Discovery Platform

Social music app LÜM has closed its seed round, bringing the Madison, Wisconsin based startup's total investment to $1.2 million in less than a...