THU. BRIEF: Forbes’ Top Hip Hop Earners • Spotify For Artists Adds Features • Americana’s Diversity Struggle • MORE

THURSDAY 9.28.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Chance The Rapper earned $33 million last year without ever selling a single record. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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WED. BRIEF: Latin Grammy 2017 Nominees • Twitter Doubles Character Limit • Live Nation Adds Concert Bot • MORE

WEDNESDAY 9.27.17 Music Business News From Around The Web A disaster delayed Latin Grammy 2017 nominees list features many alternative artists.  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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TUE. BRIEF: Rise Of Cardi B • Amazon Music Adds Alexa Voice Control • Instagram Adds 200M Daily Users • MORE

TUESDAY 9.26.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Cardi B, the first solo female rapper to have a #1 in 19 years, unseats Taylor Swift at the top of. Continue reading

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FRI. BRIEF: Chester Bennington Tribute • Sound Royalties Expands Relief Fund • ASCAP Sets Expo • More

FRIDAY 9.22.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Modern hard rock royalty is lining up to pay tribute to the much loved Liken Park frontman. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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FRI. BRIEF: Vevo Hacked • AmericanaFest Honors Van Morrison • Spotify Launches iMessanger App • More

FRIDAY 9.15.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  AmericanaFest, both musically and the integrity of its industry participants, represent our industry's best. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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The Music Industry Still Doesn’t Understand Blockchain Tech

Here Bryce Weiner responds to a recent article explaining why the music industry can't be put on a blockchain, addressing several fallacies within said article and providing further research on. Continue reading

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Why You Can’t Put The Music Industry On A Blockchain

In this excerpt from "Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum & Smart Contracts," author David Gerard offers a critical examination of the Bitcoin and blockchain phenomenon, and what it means. Continue reading

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AM BRIEF: ReDigi MP3 Resale Lawsuit • DotBlockchain Releases New Tech • Sony Signs with Dubset To Monetize Remixes • More

Wednesday 8.30.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Is the resale of an MP3 legal?  If it were, with blockchain everyone could actually get paid… Updated continuously under our More. Continue reading

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Blockchain For Music: The Promise and Problems

Know who owns rights to what is one of the greatest challenges currently faced by the music industry as well as those involved in it. Many believe Blockchain technology could. Continue reading

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Tidings Of Comfort, Joy, Forgiveness & Success: A Four-Part Exercise For Musicians

As 2016 comes to a close and a new year filled with possibilities begins, music pr maven and author Ariel Hyatt suggests pausing to reset and refresh your attitude, expectations. Continue reading

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