Pop Is Still The #1 Music Genre Worldwide

A new report is out from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry or (IFPI)  looking at how music is being enjoyed the world over, and which genre's are the. Continue reading

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American Pop Loses Global Crown, But Christmas Music Still Can’t Be Beat

In this piece, Bobby Owsinski observes how US pop hits which once permeated the world over have given way to more local music in every area except when it comes. Continue reading

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Where Stadium Concerts Are Concerned, It’s Now A Pop World

While in days of old stadium shows were dominated by rock stars like The Rolling Stones and The Who, these rock performers are beginning to percolate out, making way for. Continue reading

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Kalbells Talks Beating Cancer, Saying Yes To Yourself, Sowing Songs

In this segment of Soundfly's new interview series, they speak with Kalmia Traver, also known by the the name of her solo project Kalbells about her sources of inspiration and. Continue reading

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Survival Of The Shortest: Did Streaming Kill Song Intros?

While lengthy, dramatic intros used to be commonplace in the power pop ballads of a few decades ago, a recent study has revealed that the hits of today have significantly. Continue reading

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Age: Still An Issue In The Music Business?

After noticing a pattern of artists trying to avoid revealing their age and/or a pre-existing amount of time spent trying to make it in the industry, Chris Robley decided to. Continue reading

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

Topping the charts on Hypebot this week we had articles covering how streaming precipitating changes in the sound of pop music, why a trade group is suing against Azoff's global. Continue reading

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How To Better Understand Your Fanbase

To survive in the modern music industry, it is imperative that you understand your fans in order to help your audience grow. Part of this requires being able to recognize. Continue reading

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ABBA To Reunite For Virtual Reality Project

Yesterday we shared UMG's virtual reality series launching with Avenged Sevenfold. Now Abba is reuniting for a VR project.  And – you heard it hear first – the Rolling Stones. Continue reading

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The Music Supervisor: Are They Killing Songwriting?

With such a vast variety of channel options now available to consumers, the music supervisor for television and film has, in many ways, become the modern A&R person. However this. Continue reading

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