SoundCloud Jumps Into Pay-For-Promotion Game With ‘Promote on SoundCloud’

SoundCloud has announced the launch of a new self-service advertising tool, which will allow the company’s Premier artists to promote their music for a fee. Called Promote, the service places an ad for song tracks on top of both user feeds and mo… Continue Reading

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Tegan and Sara Shut Down Their Warner Music Merch Store Because of Backlogged Orders

Tegan and Sara announced on social media that they were shutting down their Warner Music merchandise store due to a “huge backlog” of orders that they insist are affecting the stores of other artists as well. “Today we’ve asked … Continue Reading

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NCT 127, SuperM and EXO Management Group SM Entertainment Inks Deal With CAA

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed a representation deal with South Korea’s SM Entertainment, which manages K-pop stars such as NCT 127, SuperM and EXO. The agreement means that for the first time an American-based agency will represent one… Continue Reading

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NHL Announces a Major Two-Year Partnership With Green Day — Is This Hockey’s New House Band?

The National Hockey League (NHL) recently signed Green Day to a two-year partnership that will see the legendary California punk-rock trio provide their music to NHL games and programming. “Fire, Ready, Aim,” a song from Green Day’s upcoming album, Fat… Continue Reading

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Some Instagram Influencers ⁠Are Selling Their Close Friends Status on Patreon

Many Instagram influencers are turning to Patreon to monetize some of the platform’s features.  Are musicians next? Last year in November, Instagram rolled out a new feature for the platform called Close Friends. It’s a separate list of followers with … Continue Reading

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