Create Playlists Simultaneously on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Napster, More Free with Soundsgood

soundsgood.coPlaylist distribution and sharing app Soundgood has announced a new integration with Napster and an improved integration with Apple Music. The app, which enables playlist distribution and updates to multiple streamers simultaneously, is used by 19,000 influencers and music companies. 

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D.I.Y. Spotify Playlist Promotion with Crosshair Music

image from bluejaymusic.comGarrison Snell CEO of Crosshair Music and Gyrosity Projects joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss the self-service platform, Crosshair Music, for submitting music to playlists. Their mission is to affordably connect musicians directly to the playlist curators and social influencers who can help grow their audiences. But does it work?

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Two More Spotify Execs Exit, At Least One For Apple Music

Spotify newTwo respected executives at Spotify are exiting the music streamer, and at least one is headed for Apple Music. The pair join a handful of others in what could be a growing trend, as Spotify staffers cash out stock options and are lured by lucrative offers in an increasingly competition streaming sector.

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

6a01b7c7aa2d2b970b01b7c907b5d7970b-100wiAs we rummage back through a busy week in the music business, we revisit Facebook's attempt to bring fun back to music, Ticketfly's confirmation that twenty-seven million of its users had their data stolen, how a decision on radio royalty rates could soon affect songwriters, and more.

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PledgeMusic Falls Behind In Paying Artists, Promises Fix

PledgeMusic New[UPDATED] PledgeMusic has fallen behind on payments to artists that have completed their crowdfunding and pre-release campaigns. The music crowdfunding and e-commerce site boasts that more than 3.4 million fans and 50,000 artists ranging from new to platinum selling use the platform.

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Ticketfly Confirms Data Of 27M Users Stolen, Site Online A Week After Hack

Ticketfly_colour[UPDATED] Ticketfly.com is back online a week after being hacked, as are "the vast majority" of its venue and promoter websites. But the ticketer is now confirming reports that personal data from 27 million accounts were accessed by the hacker. At least some of that data has already been posted online.

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Ticketfly Site Offline 6 Days After Hack, Personal Info On 26 Million Users Stolen

Ticketfly_colourTicketfly.com was still offline Wednesday, more than six days after a hack that included a ransom demand and the public posting of as many as 26 million stolen email addresses, home addresses and other personal information.

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Ticketfly Slowly Coming Back Online 4+ Days After Hack [UPDATE 3]

Ticketfly2[UPDATE 3] Ticketfly, and the venues and promoters it serves, are slowly coming back online more than four days after being forced offline by a hack and ransom demand. The sites of some Ticketfly promoters and venues, including flagship clients IMP and JAM, are back online and selling tickets.

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