CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

Black Panther Scores Record Breaking Debut Weekend

“Black Panther” had an impressive debut weekend, chalking up $218 million at 4,020 North American theaters over the long President’s Day weekend and an...



Spotify Nears ‘Hardware’ Release To Change ‘How The World Experiences Music’

A series of new jobs ads posted by Spotify tip that the music streamer is "on its way to creating its first physical products...


AM BRIEF: Spotify Preps IPO • Gibson Crawls Back • YouTube: Revenue, Cohen’s Claims • More

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How To Spot Fake Facebook Likes, Twitter Followers, YouTube Plays

While some artists may consider purchasing likes and follows as a quick route to success, the reality is that these fake social purchases are...


MON. BRIEF: YouTube Revenue May Top $15B • Drake’s $1M Video • ILMC 30 Sells Out • More

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This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators from inside this music industry this week discussed marketing strategies, how radio holds the key to streaming growth, how music festival culture is...


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

Our suggested tips and tricks for artists looking to make it in the music industry this week covered reaching more fans with Facebook's new...


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Fame Hurts • Important Tour Lesson • Increase Engagement • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, contributors shared pieces looking at why fame can be so destructive, the dangers of incurring crippling debt while on tour,...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this final visitation of the past week's major music industry events, we take another look at the Recording Academy's bogus claim that the...


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

Some of the most popular and frequently perused articles on Hypebot this week delved into the ongoing subscription war between Spotify and Apple Music,...