Now More Than 1000 Musicians Are Boycotting Amazon

The number of musicians that have signed a “No Music for ICE” letter pledging a boycott of Amazon-sponsored festivals and other partnerships until the company ends support of human rights violations through contracts with ICE and other related US government agencies has now passed 1000. Deerhoof, Ted Leo, Álex Anwandter,… Continue Reading

Share

Why You Need To Sit On Your Tracks Before Sending Them Out

Once you’ve invested your time and energy into cooking up the perfect track, your natural inclination may likely be to get it into the ears of your listeners as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this is precisely the wrong thing to do. Your chances of success are far greater if you… Continue Reading

Share

What You Need to Know About Music Modernization Act and CASE Act

The Music Modernization Act and CASE Act are two of the most important pieces of U.S. legislation for musicians in decades. This week Rachel Stilwell from Stilwell Law joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert in the music business weekly podcast to explain everything you need know about both. How do… Continue Reading

Share

How To Craft A Killer Facebook Video Marketing Strategy

While many artists may consider YouTube to be the go-to for video marketing, Facebook is actually a far more effective platform. Here we look at how to use Facebook to execute the ultimate vide marketing strategy. __________________________ Guest post by Randi Zimmerman of the Symphonic Blog For many of us,… Continue Reading

Share

Zane Lowe on Apple Music and Beats 1’s commitment to artists and being the ‘No.1 service for hip-hop in the world’

‘We want artists to be able to do whatever they want, ultimately. That’s always been the dream.’
The post Zane Lowe on Apple Music and Beats 1’s commitment to artists and being the ‘No.1 service for hip-hop in the world’ appeared firs… Continue Reading

Share

Music’s Discovery Problem Persists

With so much music spread across so platforms and playlists, artists are able to experience short-term success but are finding it difficult to build a sustainable career. _______________________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix Streaming has given more artists than ever a shot at short-term popularity, but that alone… Continue Reading

Share

Zane Lowe Goes Daily (Actually, It’s Weekly) On Beats 1 with guests Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Chris Martin

Zane Lowe is launching a weekly show confusingly called the New Music Daily on Apple Music’s Beats 1 today (Friday). The new show kicks off as an ongoing companion to Apple Music’s marquee global new music playlist, New Music Daily. The debut episode (airing Friday, October 25 at 12:00p EST… Continue Reading

Share

FRI. BRIEF: American Music Awards • Zane Goes Daily • Triller vs. TikTok • ‘Behind The Record’ • More

FRIDAY 10.25.19
Music Business News From Around The Web
Updated continuously under the More News tab

Continue Reading

Share