Chance The Rapper Buys ‘Chicagoist’ Entertainment and Local News Site

In a pretty rad business move, Chance The Rapper purchased local news, culture and entertainment website Chicagoist, and announced the news earlier this week in his new song “I Might. Continue reading

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How Record Labels Screwed Up The Music Industry, And How Spotify, Apple Saved Them

ALTERNATIVE TAKE: Mike Masnick explores the sordid history of how the record labels' behavior in the early days of the internet literally brought the music industry to its knees, and. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Recording Academy Under Fire • YouTube Music Future Features • Gracenote Sonic Style • More

THURSDAY 5.24.18 Music Business News From Around The Web  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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WED. BRIEF: YouTube Music Day 1 • Indies Question Sony+EMI • Latin Grammys Scheduled • More

WEDNESDAY 5.23.18 Music Business News From Around The Web  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Top 3 Sites For Independent Artists Who Want To Sell Merch

While artists may typically think of music sales as being their primary stream of revenue, merch sales can also be a fantastic way for independent artists to put food on. Continue reading

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Tony Conway, Mohegan Sun, Adam Kornfeld, Summerfest Among Winners At 2017 IEBA Awards

Tony Conway Mohegan Sun, Bridgestone Arena and Louis Messina were among the winners at the 2017 IEBA Awards in Nashville this week. The awards, which capped the 47th annual IEBA. Continue reading

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Zedge Acquirehires Freeform, Will Launch Marketplace for Artists to Monetize Their Work

Zedge, a smartphone personalization platform, announced plans to roll out a marketplace for artists to monetize their creations later this year. To accelerate development, Zedge has acquired IP assets from. Continue reading

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Americana Airplay Chart For Week Of 9.18.17

We're just back from a wonderfully productive Americanafest conference filled with incredible music.  Despite the fact that they must be more tired than I'll ever be, the folks at Americana. Continue reading

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Bandcamp Shares Impressive Stats, Adds Bulk Edits

Bandcamp is now the home to more than 22 million track and 4 million albums, the direct to fan music platform shared overnight.  But as discographies on Bandcamp have grown,. Continue reading

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Content Is King! 10 Essential Tips To Crush Your Content Hustle [Kosha Dillz]

Here rapper Kosha Dillz offers up ten suggestions for DIY artists on how they can successfully create compelling content to engage with their fanbase and grow their brand.

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