REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this cycle back through important music industry happenings which occurred over the holidays, we revisit how streaming faired in the fourth quarter, five important music biz predictions for the. Continue reading

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BTS Member Jimin Breaks Soundcloud Record

The BTS fan army is on the march again, extending their enthusiasm to a solo work by Jimin from K-Pop super group. Jimin dropped his first solo single “Promise” exclusively. Continue reading

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K-Popnomics: What Indonesia, Other Nations Can Learn From Korean Pop Music Industry

While we in the US have our share of big name pop artists, South Korea has its own share of stadium-filling stars that may be slightly less familiar to an. Continue reading

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Billboard #2 Sells Just 1K Downloads As Decline Accelerates

How quickly are download sales declining? It took just over 1000 track sales to grab the #2 spot on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart for the week ending August. Continue reading

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BTS Is First K-pop Band To Top Billboard Hot 200

South Korean boy band BTS has become the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 chart following the release of their new album, Love Yourself: Tear. 

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Spotify Took K-Pop Global, But Could Do More To Help Other Genres

K-Pop is hardly a niche genre, but until recently, its fans were found primarily in Korea, neighboring Asian countries and Korean immigrants in the US and elsewhere. Spotify, with its. Continue reading

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