Discovery Networks Relents, Will Pay Composer’s Their Worth

Following in the massive backlash Discovery Networks received from the television composer community last month after announcing it would cease to properly compensate composers, the company is now backtracking on. Continue reading

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Life Is Soon Going To Get Much Harder For Composers

For decades, many composers have relied on the back-end royalties provided to them when their music was aired on a television show. Now, thanks to changes in the regulations both. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: 38.4% Indie Market Share [Survey] • Native Instruments Adds $59M • MP3 Rippers Get EFF Support • More

MONDAY 10.23.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Go indie! Updated continuously under Hypebot's More News tab

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Streaming May Have Slowed Piracy, But It Certainly Hasn’t Stopped It [CHART]

The convenience of streaming has unquestionably slowed music piracy. But it certainly has not stopped it. According to a late 2016 study by Ipsos for the IFPI which surveyed 12,600 internet. Continue reading

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How To Find Music Supervisors Using Tunefind [Hypebot’s Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

Amanda Byers, the Managing Director of Tunefind, joins host Michael Brandvold this week for Hypebot's Music Biz Weekly Podcast. TuneFind helps fans find music from their favorite TV shows and Movies,. Continue reading

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Just 3% Of Apple Users Subscribe To Apple Music: Room For Growth or Failed Service?

A new analysis by Amit Daryanani of RBC Capital Markets looks at the revenue that Apple Music and iTunes returns to Apple. But tucked within the findings is a stat. Continue reading

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Walk Off The Earth Gained 636 Million Views With Low Budget Videos: Here’s How

Walk Off The Earth acheived the marketing dream of many, creating compelling low budget videos and uploading them for consumption by what grew into an army of fans. In this. Continue reading

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Music Streaming Subscriptions Are Still Stuck In Early Adopter Niche [CHART]

2015 was a big year for streaming music but it was a bigger deal for streaming video, generating $16 billion in revenue compared to $4.5 billion for streaming music, reports. Continue reading

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Organic Reach From Social Media Is Declining, Here’s What You Can Do About It

The evidence that organic reach is in decline could not be more clear, meaning that preexisting social media stratagems are no longer as effective as they once were. Here we. Continue reading

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Thanks Alexa, Music Streamers See Lift From Amazon Echo

With more than 14 million consumers in the US now users of an Amazon Echo device, the conversation has once again shifted to music in the home, and whether Amazon. Continue reading

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