Singer Sam Smith Shares New Preferred Gender Pronouns

Singer and songwriter Sam Smith, who came out as nonbinary earlier this year, announced that they are officially changing their preferred gender pronouns to they/them. "Today is a good day. Continue reading

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How Do Advances In Technology Change The “Live Experience”

With advances in the development of technology, what it means to see something "live" has changed. With the stage being brought into people's homes YouTube and Facebook Live, concerts have. Continue reading

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Spotify To Honor ‘Legendary Genius’ Rick Rubin plus Full List Of Secret Genius Awards Nominees

Spotify will honor super producer Rick Rubin as the first recipient of the Legendary Genius Award at its inaugural Secret Genius Awards.  It will be presented to him by singer-songwriter, Frank Ocean.

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5 Musicians Killing It On YouTube

YouTube can be one of the most important resources for up and coming artists. Whether you are covering songs, or putting out your own music, it is essential you build. Continue reading

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Memphis Industries On Running An Independent Label

Topspin's Jim Wallis talks with Matt and Ollie Jacob, brothers and co-founders of London-based indie label Memphis Industries about running a label and how direct-to-fan plays work as an aspect. Continue reading

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Ditto Music Adds 7th Global Office In Sweden

Ditto Music is opening their seventh worldwide office in Stockholm Sweden.  Ditto serves as the digital distribution and label services arm of 100,000 artists globally.

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New Global Head Of Music Lyor Cohen’s Letter To His YouTube Team [FULL TEXT]

Former top Def Jam and Warner Music Group executive Lyor Cohen has been named the Global Head Of Music for Google's YouTube (more here), and began his tenure with a. Continue reading

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Ariana Grande, Kanye West Get Biggest VMA Bump On Spotify

The VMAs may have taken a ratings hit, but they still deliver a bump on Spotify. After Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj’s workout-filled performance of their new single “Side To. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 8.12.16: Ozzy Sued For $2M • Cox Owes BMG $25M • Ed Sheeran, Sony/ATV Sued

Ozzy Osbourne and his company Blizzard Music Limited have been sued by his former songwriting partner and bassist Bob Daisley. Daisley claims that Osbourne and his company had been improperly deducting. Continue reading

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American Music Awards 2015 – Full List Of Winners, Nominees

At last night's American Music Awards, Taylor Swift was the biggest winner with three – Song of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Album and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist. One Direction, The Weeknd and. Continue reading

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