EDM Magazine Acquired For $2.5 Million, Will Relaunch As Dance Music Trade

EDM, the electronic dance music magazine, has been sold for $2.5 million and will be turned into an “industry-specific trade” publication, according to its new owner, EDMtv founder Matt Bolton. 

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As “Despacito” Nears 4 Billion Views, YouTube’s Consumption vs Revenue Gap Widens [MARK MULLIGAN]

One needs look no further than "Despacito" and its almost 4 billion views to know that Latin music and Latin American audiences are growing exponentially on YouTube. But much of. Continue reading

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$10 Million Later, Former MOG, Beats CEO David Hyman Shutters Music Video AR App Blin.gy

Music video augmented reality app Bling.ly has shut down, after acquisition talks fell through. Originally launched as Chosen by former MOG and Beats CEO David Hyman, the music tech startup. Continue reading

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Wonderful Union and The Evolution of VIP Meet & Greets

Ed Meehan, the CEO of Wonderful Union, joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on this week's Music Biz podcast.  Over the last 10 years, Wonderful Union has explored new possibilities. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this look back at pertinent news from within the music industry over the past seven days, we revisit YouTube's new loophole which allows them to pay artists even less,. Continue reading

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MTV VMAs 2017 Didn’t Turn Many Heads On Social Media

Knowing that the Video Music Awards haven't been getting the most stellar ratings of late, the network opted to shift its focus away from ratings and instead concentrate on their. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As take a last look back at a full seven days in music industry news, we revisit BMG's impressive revenue gains, how Taylor Swift's new ticketing system may be taking. Continue reading

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

The most voraciously perused posts from the pages of Hypebot this week covered Merlin's massive payout to Indie labels, Pandora's new partnership with Fitbit, the consternation from T-Swift fans over. Continue reading

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Full List Of MTV VMA Award Winners 2017

Last night's 2017 MTV Video Music Awards were dominated by Kendrick Lamar, who took home the most statues, including Video Of The Year. Ed Sheeran won Artist of The Year,. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: UMG, MTV ‘Despacito’ Dispute • Snapchat Crowd Surfs • Apple Music’s New ‘Up Next’ • Paradigm Invades Canada • More

Thursday 7.18.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Dear MTV,  there's video site called YouTube. When a music video is a BIG hit there, pay attention. Updated continuously under. Continue reading

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