With US IPO, Tencent Is Set To Become Next Big North American Streaming Company

Chinese streaming company Tencent Music is rumored to be headed for an Initial Public Offering in the very near future, with a valuation high enough to make it the fourth. Continue reading

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Live Music Streamer LiveXLive Acquires Social Video App SNAP Interactive For $34 Million

Premium live music video streaming network LiveXLive Media has entered into a merger agreement to acquire SNAP Interactive, a provider of live video social networking and interactive dating applications.

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FREE Webinar Tomorrow On Booking Corporate, Private Gigs

The live show and ancillary income like merch makes up as much as 80% of the income of most musicians; and some of the most financially rewarding live shows are. Continue reading

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Free Webinar On Booking Corporate, Private Gigs For Your Band

Given how well it's help up in the digital age, the live show remains a large part of many bands and artists' revenue. One of the most financially rewarding types. Continue reading

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This Man Is The Secret Weapon That Investors Believe Will Save SoundCloud

News came late last week that SoundCloud had been saved, for now, by an emergency $169.5 million cash infusion. Co-founder Alex Ljung would step aside to make room for new. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

The most popular and often perused articles from Hypebot this week dug into the best way to collect your piece of the Spotify lawsuit pie, the beautiful secrets behind vinyl,. Continue reading

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Concert Hall Managers SMG Holds Kindness Contest For Employees

Customer service at concerts? You'd be forgiven if you didn't see the two as exactly going hand and hand. But concert hall and arena management firm SMG is trying to. Continue reading

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Ticketmaster Expands ‘Verified Fan’ Program To Combat Bots, Ticket Scalping

Live Nation's ticketing division Ticketmaster has rolled out an expanded version of their “Verified Fan” program in an effort to combat ticket scalping.

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Irving and Jeff Azoff, Brandon Creed Merge Powerful Music Management Companies

Veteran managers Irving Azoff, his son Jeffrey Azoff and Brandon Creed will merge their management companies to operate as Full Stop Management with a headquarters in Los Angeles.

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Use Twitter To Supercharge Your Music Network

Twitter is a complex and sometimes confusing platform for microblogging, particularly for those unfamiliar with it. Here we look at how to make the platform work better for you, specifically. Continue reading

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