New Hires, Titles & Deals @ MusicMetric, Songs Music, UMG Nashville

Analytics provider MusicMetric have added former EMI and Clear Channel exec Emily Tabak as Director Of Marketing and former West One Music Group exec Rachel Menzies as Director Of Sales. Andrew. Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEF: Rhapsody Shakeup?, WMG Sucks Up To Clear Channel, Majors Sue SiriusXM, Toig Exits Muve & More

THURSDAY 9.12.2013  Music Business News & Views From Around The Web  CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

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BeatStars Launches Spotify App Featuring Producers & Production Music

BeatStars is a production music marketplace providing a variety of services from licensing to distribution. Already distributing to Spotify, BeatStars is now adding a marketing element with a Spotify app. Continue reading

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Nielson Digital CEO Jonathan Carson Jumps To VEVO

VEVO has named Jonathan Carson to the newly-created position of Chief Revenue Officer based in New York City.  Carson joins VEVO after six years with The Nielsen Company, where he. Continue reading

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Grooveshark Settles Lawsuit, Signs Deal With Sony/ATV

Grooveshark has reached a settlement and signed licensing agreements with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. This follows a similar settlement and deal earlier this month with EMI Publishing. While disputes with Universal and. Continue reading

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Hypebot’s Most Read Posts Last Week

Tunecore Year After The Brain Drain: No Artist's Voice Jay Z's Dropped Hyphen Seeks Help On Craigslist Grooveshark Makes Google Search Blacklist UMG's Vinyl Crowdfunding Nets Confusion, Webrage The “New”. Continue reading

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Spotify #NYC Music Education Hackathon Responds To Real Issues

By Candice Katz of Spotify. This past weekend, more than 170 hackers joined music educators from around the country for the first-ever Music Education Hackathon, hosted by Spotify and Innovate. Continue reading

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Google’s YouTube Buys $40-50 Million Vevo Stake

Google's YouTube has renewed its contract with music video distributor Vevo, and taken a stake in the company.  While details were not disclosed, reports suggest that under the new deal,. Continue reading

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A Timeline: Universal Music Group vs. Grooveshark vs. Digital Music News

Late last year Universal Music Group sued streaming music service Grooveshark claiming that they consciously pirated thousands of songs. Their lawsuit mentions anonymous comments at Digital Music News by someone. Continue reading

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