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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Billboard Magazine, Hollywood Reporter ‘Hemorrhaging Cash’ As Owners Explore Sale

The owners of Billboard Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter are looking for an exit strategy. Last year, when Guggenheim Partners spun off its media properties to Eldridge Industries, it was. Continue reading

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November Merch Charts: Slipknot, Katy Perry, Chris Stapleton, More

Looks like fans everywhere were in the spooky spirit as we see a lot of Halloween-specific merchandise climbing up the charts. Masks were big sellers and Slipknot merch took the. Continue reading

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Most Popular Songs of 2015 So Far

What is good music? Well, this is a question that is hard to answer, because the "goodness" of a tune depends a lot on the listener's tastes and mood. But. Continue reading

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FRI. NEWS BRIEF: Spotify Q1 Payments Top $300M • Last.fm Reboots • Amazon Exits Anti-Fair Play, Fair Pay Group • More

Friday 6.5.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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The Death Of One-Hit Wonders

For almost a hundred years Billboard has been producing music charts, and artists that have a single hit then drop into oblivion have always played a major part in them. These "1. Continue reading

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4 Tips For Making Live Music Suck Less

Live music is struggling in different ways but for many of the same reasons as the recorded music industry. With these helpful tips and a little effort, the live music. Continue reading

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The Key To Creating A Chart Topping Music Blog [INFOGRAPHIC]

There is no straight and narrow path to a successful career within the music industry, nor is there a cut and dry template for writing about it, but there are. Continue reading

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Nielson Study Reveals Rock Prevails As Most Popular Genre In The US

According to a study released by Nielson Music, rock music was twice as popular in 2014 as pop music, accounting for 29% of the industry's music consumption across album, track. Continue reading

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4 Habits of Successful People That All Musicians Should Adopt

By Hugh McIntyre on Sonicbids Blog If you're looking to make a living as a musician (or elsewhere in the industry), it can be helpful to look at what successful figures do. Continue reading

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