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

This week, some of the most popular articles from the pages of Hypebot looked at Spotify's launch of its new upgraded family plan, the streaming platform's head of music's choice. Continue reading

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CD Baby, Tunecore, DistroKid Add Rapid Apple Music For Artists Verification

Top 3 DIY music distributors CD Baby, Tunecore and DistroKid have all added rapid Apple Music For Artists verification, unlocking the platform's expanded analytics for their artists.

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Spotify Is Shutting Down Direct Distribution: What Artists Need To Know Now

Spotify announced yesterday that it is closing down its free direct upload system after less than a year, and forcing all artists to find an outside distributors within 30 days. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through a busy seven days in the music business, we revisit why music's superstars are suddenly getting streamed less, how Spotify is redesigning your music library,. Continue reading

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DistroKid Links With Audible Magic To Verify Music Authenticity, Launches DistroLock

DistroKid has joined a growing list of music distributors and services using Audible Magic to fight unauthorized content by verifying the authenticity of both tracks and artists before it is. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

On the commentary side of the music industry this week, we heard from YouTube's CEO warning creators about the dangers of Article 13, remembered music philanthropist Paul Allen, and explored. Continue reading

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Spotify Invests in DistroKid and We Have Many Questions [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

Spotify recently announced that artists would be able to upload music directly to Spotify at no cost. This week, the streamer revealed a minority investment in DIY music distributor  DistroKid . Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we head back for a final dip into a busy week in the music industry we revisit why Spotify's Danial Ek is raking in the cash, explore the concept. Continue reading

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Spotify + DistroKid On Road To A Two Sided Marketplace

With news that Spotify had invested in DistroKid and offer it as a distribution conduit to other music services, came speculation as to the music streamer's greater motives.  MIDiA analyst. Continue reading

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Spotify Announces DistroKid Investment, Integration

Spotify is strengthening ties to DistroKid with an investment and announcement of an integration that allows artists using Spotify For Artists' new free upload service to then seamlessly distribute their. Continue reading

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