Meme Delivers Fleetwood Mac Hit 41 Years After Release

Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" has entered the Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart at #14, that's 41 years after it was first released as a single from their hit album Rumours. It's all thanks. Continue reading

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FRI. BRIEF: Q1 Numbers Released • Spotify’s Non-IPO Plans • YouTube Ups Ad Limit • More

Friday 4.7.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  New music industry snapshots show a growing business entirely dominated by streaming Updated continuously under our More News tab

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week music industry commentators clambered aboard their soapboxes to discuss how music festivals are changing, the quest for consumer data in the music business, why mental healthcare is a. Continue reading

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Spin Doctor’s Chris Barron Talks Getting Started In The Industry, Hookist Songwriting Event [INTERVIEW]

In this Music Consultant interview with Chris Barron, the singer/songwriter and Spin Doctors' frontman talks about his work with the Grammy-nominated band, how he got his start in the industry, and. Continue reading

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Personal Fan Data Revealed During Songkick’s Adele Concert Pre-Sale

Technology creates new options to reward fans.  But when it goes wrong, as it seems to have during an overloaded Adele fan club pre-sale, that same tech runs the risk. Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Iovine: How Other Women (Not Apple Music) Influenced My Musical Tastes

After Apple Music exec Jimmy Iovine said on national TV that he had created Apple Music because he "always knew that women find it very difficult at times…to find music," music. Continue reading

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Is the Concert Industry Corrupt? 5 Things To Consider

Is the concert industry too corrupt and plagued with systematic problems to endure for long in its current state? Here we look a five ominous indicators which suggest it's setting itself up. Continue reading

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Pandora’s Ticketfly Purchase Good For Artists And Shareholders

Pandora made a bold move recently by acquiring the online ticketing service Ticketfly, shifting the popular music streaming service into an area where it may turn a something of a. Continue reading

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Irving Azoff Threatens To Pull 20K Songs Off YouTube

After months of contentious negotiations, yesterday was finally Google's day in the music business spotlight with launch of both a new home for music on YouTube and its Music Key. Continue reading

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A Closer Look At The Clear Channel and Warner Music Group Licensing Deal

By Kyle Billings from Berklee College's Music Business Journal. Recent negotiations between Clear Channel Communications and Warner Music Group have sent shockwaves throughout the recording industry. For the first time on. Continue reading

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