YouTube has released a collection of music videos, behind the scenes interviews, and other exclusive content featuring the 2015 YouTube Music Awards recipients as a part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Show, presented by Kia.
The Allocation for Music Producer Act (AMP) will be presented to Congress this week with bipartisan support. The bill aims to redistribute digital royalties in a way that fairly compensates producers, mixers, and engineers.
YouTube Cards allows musicians to raise funds, sell merchandise, beef up your mailing lists, announce new tour dates, and drive video views. Have you tried YouTube Cards? Here's how they can make a difference for you.
Independent music publishing and rights management company ole has acquired music marketing agency Jingle Punks in a transaction that the companies say creates one of the world’s largest production music libraries.
Both artists and their loyal listeners have expressed disdain about artist payouts (or lack thereof) - but why are streaming services like Spotify, who are seemingly so successful, paying the artists that attract listeners so little? Jack Stratton tries to calculate an answer.
Berklee College of Music's inaugural Women's Empower Symposium, will welcome a host of female role models to discuss various topics, showcase entrepreneurialism in the music industry, and generate debate on the subject of gender diversity in the music industry.
Sponsorships are a mutually-beneficial relationship wherein two (or more) product-based companies market their products via the support and approval of the other. Are you networking with companies that could help you build your career?
Apparently, Jay-Z and I have something in common besides the love of an occasional cigar. Neither of us liked the strange name WiMP for a music service. So, as of today, the WiMP brand is being retired before the ink is even dry on Jay's $56 million contract to buy it.
YouTube monetization and micro-licensing have become essential sources of income for a growing number of artists and labels. Now smart startups like Rumbefish are creating the tools to manage, track and monetize these new outlets.
In terms of subscribers and market share, Beats Music (acquired by Apple as part of its purchase of Beats in May of last year) is way behind Spotify. But there's one area where Beats Music appears to be ahead - the per-streampayout to artists/labels.
Superstars teamed with MixRadio to create a collaborative lip-sync of Charlie XCX's hit song "Boom Clap" in celebration of today's International Day Of Happiness. Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth!