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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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

We advised and counseled independent and do-it-yourself artists this week on everything ranging from using Facebook live to bring in more money + fans, to how you can instantly give. Continue reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Concert Backlash • Home Studio Mistakes • Essential Repair Tasks • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at the top home studio mistakes and how to fix them, essential repair tasks when it comes to maintaining your venue, the principles behind. Continue reading

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US Music Industry Considers Launching “Official” Alternative To Billboard Charts

US record labels and others in the music industry are considering launching their own charts as an alternative to the iconic Billboard lists, according to multiple sources. The discussions come. Continue reading

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Watch Trailer of Clive Davis Doc with Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Iovine, Paul Simon, Diddy & More

"Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives" debuts on Apple Music on Oct. 3rd after a limited theatrical release beginning this weekend. Director Chris Perkel based the biopic on Davis' 2013. Continue reading

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Move Over Sheeran, Drake Is Breaking Spotify Records Too

Ed Sheeran has broken multiple records on Spotify in recent days, but he's not the only one. Drake too continues to smash Spotify records, including his own. He's now the. Continue reading

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Master The Side Hustle • Celebrate Success • Best Musician Documentaries • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at how to master the side hustle, the best way for artists and musicians to party successfully, looked at some of the greatest documentaries. Continue reading

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

In some of Hypebot's most frequently read articles this week, we examined how, in the case of Ed Sheeran, inspiration can lead to lawsuit, Live Nation's introduction of expedited event. Continue reading

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Personal Fan Data Revealed During Songkick’s Adele Concert Pre-Sale

Technology creates new options to reward fans.  But when it goes wrong, as it seems to have during an overloaded Adele fan club pre-sale, that same tech runs the risk. Continue reading

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Pandora’s Ticketfly Purchase Good For Artists And Shareholders

Pandora made a bold move recently by acquiring the online ticketing service Ticketfly, shifting the popular music streaming service into an area where it may turn a something of a. Continue reading

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