CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

This Week In Music Commentary

Some spicy commentary in the music business world this week, as Irving Azoff calls Cohen a liar, Spotify's Troy Carter admits to a tiff,...



Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our broadranging tips for the music industry do-it-yourselfer this week covered how to target social media ringleaders, how to better your chances of creating...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this look back through important music industry news from the past week, we revisit Vevo's shutdown, the decline in the EDM business worldwide,...


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

This week on Hypebot, our most often viewed articles covered the launch of YouTube Music, a slew of lawsuits leveled at streaming services, how...


How Record Labels Screwed Up The Music Industry, And How Spotify, Apple Saved Them

ALTERNATIVE TAKE: Mike Masnick explores the sordid history of how the record labels' behavior in the early days of the internet literally brought the...


Why Twitter Still Matters For Musicians

Although some self-promoting musicians may choose to eschew the platfrom, Chris Robley here details why the controversial social network still holds significant value for...


Why Music Data Shouldn’t Drive 100% Of Decisions

In this interview, James Martin of Midem speaks with Sam Hill, Director of Digital Marketing at BMG UK, about his job, advice he'd give...


5 Web Tools For Musicians To Try

In this piece Fiona Z shares five recently discovered valuable tools artists can use to improve their online experience, streamline social media usage, edit...


Share A Toke With Snoop Dogg In New Hulu VR Experience

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to smoke with Snoop Dogg, you’re about to get your chance. Hulu is today launching...


The Reason Record Labels Hate Free Streaming Tiers

While streaming services may often be touted as the saviors of the music industry, label execs are no fans of the 'free tiers' offered...