Songkick To Shutter In November

Ticketing company Songkick revealed that they plan to cease operations at the end of the month, according to a client letter from the company. 

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Hinder Sues Its Own Frontman

Members of the rock band Hinder have filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against their former frontman over the use of the band's trademark. 

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Battling Ticketmaster Lawsuit, Songkick Struggles With Skeleton Staff

Things are looking grim for Songkick. The ticketing company was forced to drop the majority of its staff, and has its fingers crossed to win a fast-approaching lawsuit against Ticketmaster. Continue reading

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Kesha’s “Rainbow” Is Shining Bright On Pandora

Last Friday, August 11th, Kesha released "Rainbow," her first album since 2012. Earlier last month, she debuted its first single “Praying” and if Pandora listener engagement with the track, which. Continue reading

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Does Sensenbrenner Bill Mean It’s Time For A Grand Jury? [David Lowery]

In what could be bad news for songwriters, digital music services are seeking to make it much hard for music creators to sue broadcaster and digital music services, requiring them. Continue reading

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$100 Million Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Fyre Festival: “Closer To Hunger Games Than Coachella”

A major lawsuit was filed against the aborted Fyre Festival Sunday in U.S. District Court by attorney Mark Geragos, The suit, filed on behalf of plaintiff and concert goer Daniel. Continue reading

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Hypercreators Own The Music Industry & You Need To Become One

Here Ryan Kairalla explores the idea of hypercreation, and why musicians should now work to make as much quality music as often as they can in order to achieve success. Continue reading

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Leon Hendrix’s Attorney Responds To Experience Hendrix Lawsuit

Following our coverage of the estates of Jimi and Al Hendrix filing a lawsuit against Andrew Pitsicalis, Leon Hendrix and other associated companies alleging copyright and trademark infringement, Thomas Osinski,. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Airbnb Gets Into Music • Anchor FM Raises $2.8M • Royalty Rates Reviewed • More

Thursday 3.9.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Music + Airbnb: Music continues to be the great connector, but the only way left to monetize seems to be live. . Continue reading

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Songkick Alleges Former Exec Shared Trade Secrets With Live Nation’s Ticketmaster

A major new chapter in the ongoing battle between Songkick and Ticketmaster unfolded this week as Songkick amended its 2015 antitrust suit lawsuit to include information and accusations that it. Continue reading

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