CATEGORY: YOUTUBE

The Cars, Eddie Money Streaming, Sales Surge

Music from both Eddie Money and Cars frontman Ric Ocasek saw a significant bump in sales and streaming following the deaths of the two...



MLC Submits $37.25M Bill To Administer Music Modernization Act To Be Paid By Spotify, Apple

The newly appointed Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) has submitted its proposal to the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) outlining the structure of the collective and...


Are You Actually Monetizing Your YouTube Channel?

While it may seem like a dumb question, since most artists/labels have at least some level of monetization system set up, it can be...


6 #MusicBiz Stories You Missed Over The Long Weekend

Here is a quick round-up of six important music business stories that you may have missed over the holiday, and believe it or not...


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

This week, some of the most frequently perused pieces from Hypebot explored how much streaming actually pays out to artists, Twitter's reaction to Hasbro's...


What Are YouTube Copyright Strikes and What Can You Do About Them?

As part of its system for protecting users' intellectual property, YouTube employs a strike-based system, lowering an account's standing and reducing that user's ability...


YouTube Won’t Negotiate With New YouTubers Union

YouTube has refused to negotiate with the YouTubers Union, a group formed last year to represent the rights of the tens of thousands of...


New Way To Game YouTube Views Being Utilized By Artists, Labels

Paying for plays and view counts has been a common practice since the dawn of on-demand, and although YouTube view counts don't mean as...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Before moving on to what will surely be another full week of music industry events, we look back on why Spotify and others should...


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

This week on Hypebot, some of our most frequently perused articles covered the roll of the music publisher in your artist development team, some...