Amazing Radio To Revive CMJ Music Marathon [UPDATE]

UPDATE: UK based Amazing Radio has announced that it is reviving shuttered US indie and college radio brand CMJ. Amazing Radio launched in the UK in 2009 as a platform. Continue reading

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30,000 New Creators Launched On Patreon In First 3 Weeks Of March

More than 30,000 musicians and other creators launched their first campaigns on Patreon in the days right after the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold globally. The number of fans. Continue reading

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Michael Brandvold Offers Musicians Free Press Release Service With Help From Fanbridge

Hypebot readers know Michael Brandvold from his work as co-host of the Music Biz Weekly podcast with Jay Gilbert. But Michael is also a music publicist and marketer extraordinaire, and. Continue reading

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Woman Owned Labels You Should Know About

In an industry with plenty of gender issues, it’s good to take a moment and recognize a few of the women leaders owning and operating some of the music business’s. Continue reading

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Midem 2020 Cancelled, Digital Edition Planned

Global music industry convention Midem scheduled for June 2-5 in Cannes, is canceled over concerns about the coronavirus and a digital edition is being planned. The next Midem will take. Continue reading

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Bobi Wine Delivers First Coronavirus Hit And It’s Perfect For Washing Your Hands [VIDEO]

Ugandan pop star and opposition leader Bobi Wine has released a song that urges people to wash their hands to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In “Corona Virus Alert,”. Continue reading

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A2IM Takes Indie Week, Libera Awards Virtual

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) is taking its flagship conference and Libera Music awards online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the health and safety of the. Continue reading

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Blake Morgan: The Battle Is Upon Us, But We Will Not Give Up

NYC-based singer-songwriter, indie label owner, and activist Blake Morgan weighs in on the current set of challenging faces artists and the music industry as a whole. By musician and artist. Continue reading

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TuneCore CEO Scott Ackerman To Step Down

TuneCore has announced that CEO Scott Ackerman will step down from the DIY music distributor effective April 15th. Ackerman will stay on as a strategic advisor reporting to Denis Ladegaillerie, the CEO. Continue reading

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BMG Reports Record Revenue Growth

Label, label services, and music publisher BMG announced financial results for 2019 with growth in both profits and revenue for the year. According to BMG, revenue increased to €600m for. Continue reading

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