QUICK HITS: Kobalt Signs 88Rising • New ACM CEO • Festicket • Warner UK • Capitol + Lyft • Soundrop • Position Music

 Kobalt has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with 88Rising, the international media collective and label focusing on Asian talents. The partnership includes creative, sync and world rights excluding China as. Continue reading

Share on:

Capitol Royale Invades Hollywood This Weekend With Hypebot, Bandsintown and Much More

Capitol Music Group will host its second annual Capitol Royale this weekend, November 15-17. Open to all, the music industry gathering will be held at the legendary Capitol Studios and other select Hollywood locations.

Share on:

Michael Brandvold & How to Break Into the Music Business

I turned the tables this week on Hypebot's Music Biz Weekly podcast and interviewed co-host Michael Brandvold. At the start of his career, Michael helped create Kiss' internet presence and first. Continue reading

Share on:

3 Power Steps To Music Industry Success

As any aspiring artist is no doubt aware, making it in the music industry is no easy task, and the road to success is lengthy and harrowing. Here we look. Continue reading

Share on:

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Gumption • Copyright Law • Relocating • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, we looked at gumption and ambition in the music industry, how time is running out for artists to exercise their termination rights, how to safely relocate. Continue reading

Share on:

Money Is Streaming Into The Music Industry: A Breakdown Of Where It’s Coming From [CHART]

It's no secret that streaming is driving a comeback for a recorded music industry that saw sales fall from $40 billion in 1999 to just $14.5 billion in 2014.  Revenues. Continue reading

Share on:

Music Think Tank Weekly: Why You’re Not Getting What You Want • Stop Wasting Money • Much More

This week's key posts on MusicThinkTank looked at why you're not getting what you want, reasons unsigned bands should stop wasting money on radio pluggers, the best types of music for helping. Continue reading

Share on:

Pharrell’s Star Pupil Debuts, Vulfpeck Flex Funk Muscles

In this round of the Pandora Predictions Chart, Emily Blake looks at the new pop direction being taken by Pharell's star pupil Maggie Rogers, as well as the the new funk. Continue reading

Share on:

Recording Industry Claims Keeping Copyright Terms At Life Plus 50, Instead Of Life Plus 70 Too Expensive

Although one would expect record labels to be happy that the TPP includes a provision extending the life of minimum copyright at the expense of the listening public, it seems. Continue reading

Share on:

International Songwriting Competition Announces 2016 Judges

The International Songwriting Competition has announced its panel of judges for the 2016 edition of the long-running competition. As per usual, the panel includes a mix of artists and industry. Continue reading

Share on: