No Artist, Writer Credits For Cover Or Live Videos, YouTube Spokesperson Confirms

YouTube announced yesterday that it has added "music in this video" artist, songwriter and publisher credits to more than half a billion videos. But our sample of music videos revealed. Continue reading

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YouTube Music Charts Makeover Offers Unfiltered Billboard Chart Alternative

YouTube this week launched new and revamped music charts in 44 countries, as part of what is likely the runup to its new music-centered paid subscription service. The new YouTube. Continue reading

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Sorry, But You Can’t Use Copyright Law To Make A Negative Review Go Away

Ever wish you could make a bad or unfair review go away? Lawyer Richard Goren began one effort as a simple and perhaps legitimate defamation claim that devolved into a. Continue reading

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Spotify Is Favoring Its Own Playlists At The Expense Of Indie Curators and Artists

Although Spotify certainly has many fine features, many artists have found it to be lacking when it comes to the tools it makes available to artists to market themselves on. Continue reading

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How To Get A Knowledge Panel For Your Band

If you can get a knowledge panel (the coveted information breakdown which you may see to the left of a googled artist) to appear next to a search of your. Continue reading

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Tunecore Quarterly Payments To Artists Up 24% To $44 Million Driven By Dramatic Streaming Growth

TuneCore payments to artists rose 24% to $44 million last quarter over the same quarter last year. Since TuneCore launched in 2006, their artists have earned $733 million from 36.5. Continue reading

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6 Seismic Societal Shifts Changing The Music Industry

In this piece, Dmitri Vietze examines six different societal shifts that have been stewing beneath the music industry, which are beginning to bubble up in different and sometimes unexpected ways,. Continue reading

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YouTube Launches A Music App, But Can It Convert Users to Pay?

YouTube launched its long anticipated music streaming app today. Cortney Harding got an advance hands-on the YouTube Music app, and came away both impressed and wondering… Is this the killer. Continue reading

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Facebook Amps Up Music Discovery, Sharing With “Stories”

Facebook has tried and mostly failed at making music a part of its hugely popular platform.  Acknowledging that "there are few things people love more than music, Facebook today announced. Continue reading

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Music Business Association Partners With Assoc. For Electronic Music

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has partnered with the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) to launch the Electronic Music Workgroup.

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