Exploring Spotify’s New Songwriter Pages Feature

After losing favor among songwriters for appealing a royalty rate increase, Spotify is attempting to get back in artist’s good books by debuting the Songwriter Pages feature, which allows bands. Continue reading

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Spotify Adds Songwriter Pages, Playlists

Spotify has launched songwriter pages and playlists in beta as “a new way to share the songs you’ve written on Spotify and get discovered by potential collaborators and fans.” Since. Continue reading

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Songwriters Could Actually Catch Break As DOJ Weighs In On “Stairway To Heaven” Case

Songwriters have been going through a rough time in the courtrooms of late, often losing out on cases more often as the result of song's 'feel' than its actual melody.. Continue reading

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Billboard To Add Top Songwriters, Top Producers Charts

Under pressure from alternative data sources and soon to launch charts from Rolling Stone, Billboard is expanding its own chart offering. Top Songwriters and Top Producers charts will be based. Continue reading

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Revelator Launches Artists Wallet To Enable Real-Time Royalty Payments

Multi-territorial music rights administrator Revelator has launched Artist Wallet, a mobile copyright app that uses smart contracts technology to turn future receivables into instant royalty payments. Slow, delayed and inaccurate. Continue reading

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6 Apps For Tracking, Analyzing, Earning More Royalties

From tuning to songwriting, apps can be of tremendous value to musicians even, as it turns out, when it comes to royalties. Here we look at six apps which artists. Continue reading

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On Music Licensing, Placements and Samples with Deborah Mannis-Gardner

This week music licensing, placements and samples expert Deborah Mannis-Gardner joins co-hosts Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly podcast. 

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Industry Navigation Tips For Songwriters

The music industry is full of talented and creative songwriters, which can often foster a negative competitive environment, but rather than fall into this trap, it would behoove any songwriter. Continue reading

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How The Music Industry Can Change (For The Better)

2016 was a big year for the music industry, both in terms of lawsuits and lobbying, although whether these were to the industry's benefit is debatable. Here we look at. Continue reading

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YouTube, Music Publishers Reach Agreement To Distribute Millions In Unclaimed Royalties

The music industry seem united in their belief that YouTube should pay more money to creators, but that hasn't stopped them from working with Google's popular video site when they. Continue reading

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