has apparently made the decision not to remove songs
composed by popular musicians including The Eagles,
Pharrell Williams and John Lennon,
and as a result, the popular video website is being warned
of the risks of "defiance."
new study being released by the Country Music
Association suggests that adults are far more
likely to buy music after being exposed to it on
YouTube, Spotify and other streaming services than
listeners who hear a song for the first time on
Radio plans to be the dominant product in the
connected car of the future, and CEO Jim Meyer
expects that by the end of the decade about 70
percent of new automobiles in the U.S. will come
with an embedded modem.
the first counterintuitive rule. Increasing your
fan base via Instagram is 20% about having 20 to
30 great pictures and 80% searching hashtags. I
will explain this further but for now, all I am
saying is you don’t need to post photographs
every day to grow your account. In fact, that
won’t help new fans discover you at all.
Music Entertainment, which currently has Calvin Harris,
Kygo, Madeon, and Daft Punk on its roster of electronic
music talent, has reevaluated its stance of free streaming
services. In light of Taylor Swift pulling her music from
Spotify, the company’s Chief Financial Officer had a lot
to say about the industry powerhouse’s stance.
signs have been pointing to a dramatic shift for
Beats Music now that they’re owned by Apple. iTunes,
iTunes Radio, and Beats Music are currently operating side
by side under the eye of Ian Rogers.
reports suggested that the Beats Music brand would be
changed or axed, perhaps through an iTunes merger.
Now we have a glimpse at what could be in store.
New York federal court ruled that New York State law
protects public performance rights in sound recordings.
Although the defendant in the case was SiriusXM
Satellite Radio, which is a digital service, the ruling
would appear to apply to any radio station,
nightclub, or any other venue that plays recorded music
in New York.
FCC Commissioner MICHAEL O'RIELLY told a meeting of the U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE's Telecom and E-Commerce Committee that he expects the new Republican-controlled Congress and Senate to be "very active on communications-related issues."
By now you’ve probably
noticed that your Facebook views, likes, and everything
else on your brand’s page have been reduced
dramatically. This could send you into a panic since
you’re going to naturally assume you’re doing
something wrong or, worse, offended somebody and
didn’t know it.
a year of rumors, false starts and belabored label
negotiations, YouTube’s streaming subscription service,
Music Key, will arrive Nov. 17 through invite-only beta in
the United States and select European territories. With
agreements from all three major labels and the bulk of the
indies, a $9.99 monthly price tag ($7.99 for initial
invites) for an ad-free subscription and offline
functionality, Music Key is Google’s bid to put a video
spin -- with the mood-based playlists of Songza, which it
acquired in July -- on a streaming-music market dominated by
audio-only players like Spotify and SoundCloud.
to details disclosed by
the Hollywood Reporter, power-manager Irving
Azoff is now threatening to remove the works of 42
superstar-level artists from YouTube, including The Eagles,
Pharrell Williams, Boston, Foreigner, John Lennon, Smokey
Robinson, Chris Cornell, and George and Ira Gershwin.
total, these artists represent a catalog of roughly 20,000
Swift’s new album, 1989, is my jam this month. As an
independent musician, studying The Swift is like a study in
everything a musician can do right on a grassroots level.
The weird part? She’s arguably the biggest pop star in the
world at the moment, and she just sold 1.2 million albums
this week…in a year when NO ONE ELSE has gone platinum. In
fact, her first week sales numbers have consistently gone UP
when it’s trending downward for everyone else. Let’s
examine this, shall we?
and YouTube have finally unveiled their long-simmering music
streaming solution, rumored for over a year now, and it's...
YouTube. The company has made its streaming service less
like a streaming service and more like a new section of the
video behemoth, bolstered by licensing deals with the three
major labels and "hundreds of indies," according
to a spokesperson (more on that below) -- advertisements on
non-video music, and a series of features intended to make
finding music and organizing those preferences
works composed by popular musicians including The
Eagles, Pharrell Williams, Boston, Foreigner, John
Lennon, Smokey Robinson, Chris Cornell and George
and Ira Gershwin could be headed off YouTube.
Media has partnered with Live Nation to create a digital
content platform for mobile, web, and television. The
platform will focus on live music and will roll out “to
all major markets” in nine languages. It will go live in
2015. The platform will
feature original content, long and short form video series,
editorial, live digital music experiences created with
artists, documentaries. They’ll also sell stuff on the
platform, including tickets.
is the future, whether people like it or not. Within five
years it will be ubiquitous,” Jonathan Dickins said on the
closing day of the Web Summit tech conference, which took
place in Dublin on Thursday (Nov. 6). For an artist
that needs discovering, anyone who has got a real good
album, but is very niche, I think streaming is great for