FRI. NEWS BRIEF: UMG Restructures, Poaches WMG Digital Chief • Sony Music Gains • Live Nation’s Record Revenue • More

Friday 10.30.2015 Signs of a turnaround? Big players post strong results. Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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Bop.fm To Shuttter After Aquirehire By Lifelock

Another innovative music startup is going offline. Bop.fm, a service agnostic music streamer, is shutting down as of Oct 31st.  The startup has been aquirehired LifeLock, a provider of identity protection services. Continue reading

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Adele, Apple Love/Hate Relationship Reaches Schizophrenic Heights

Does the famously independent chart topping songstress Adele have a price? Is being associated with this anti-music establishment, often anti-music streaming artist worth a whopping $30 million to Apple Music?. Continue reading

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The 15 Scariest Music Genres

With Halloween just days away, Spotify dove into their data to identify the 15 scariest music genres. From witch house to grim death metal to gothic doom, there’s something for every. Continue reading

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The Ongoing Happy Birthday Copyright Saga: Warner Asks Judge To Reconsider, Filmmakers Push For Public Domain Ruling

While many may have hoped that the saga of Happy Birthday's copyright (or lack thereof) had finally come to a close, the ambiguity of the ruling has caused both sides. Continue reading

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Who Uses Pinterest? Is It A Good Marketing Channel For Your Music?

When evaluating whether or not to add another social media channel to your marketing mix, start by asking yourself two questions. The first is, do you have the time? The. Continue reading

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CHANGES @ UMG Publishing • Berklee College Of Music • Music Biz Awards • Radar • Warner/Chappell • VH1 • BMG

Universal Music Publishing has appointed Luke McGrellis as VP creative. He joins from Sony/ATV UK where he was A&R director and signed Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith.

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3 Ways To Sell More Merchandise

  Looking for a better way to market your band tees? In this article, the people at Manhead Merchandise offer some advice on how to effectively market your band merch to. Continue reading

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Red Hot Manager Sarah Stennett Partners With Billionaire Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries

Red hot music manager Sarah Stennett and Len Blavatnik's Access Industries, the privately held company with major stakes in a number of music, media and telecom companies including the Warner. Continue reading

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How To Save You Ears: Hearing Loss Is 3rd Most Common Health Issue In U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Hearing loss is the 3rd most common health problem in the U.S. with 43 million between the ages of 12 and 35 living with disabling hearing loss. The safe volume. Continue reading

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