Tom Connaughton Exits Vevo To Join Team Spotify

Spotify has tapped former Vevo exec, Tom Connaughton, to serve as the head of artist and label marketing for Spotify’s UK operation.  

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

Tips? Tricks? Advice? We've got it all this week as we lend independent and DIY artists a hand using tablets and apps to edit music, deciding whether to distribute your. Continue reading

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

The chart-topping, most often read articles from Hypebot this week covered Billboard's potential addition of YouTube plays ot its chart calculations, the release of a Spotify for Artists dedicated app,. Continue reading

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A Look Inside The ‘Despacito’ Hotstreak

The unquestionable 'song of the summer', we here look at how the groundwork for Despacito's nineteen week run by the many years of mixing Latin Caribbean, and African music, as. Continue reading

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Shakeup At Warner Music: Cameron Strang Resigns Board As Jon Platt, Max Lousada and Noreena Hertz Join

They real and rumored shakeups at Warner Music Group continue with Cameron Strang, chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records resigning from the WMG board as three others join. The changes. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

As we cycle back through seven full days of music industry news, we revisit YouTube's ongoing ad debacle, why Spotify's various price tiers may soon look different, the growth in. Continue reading

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Vevo Names New Artists To Watch 2017

Music video destination Vevo is in the midst of another makeover and part of it includes a greater commitment to developing new artists. To that end, they've released a Ones. Continue reading

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AM BRIEF: Vevo Works To Find Niche • Live Royalties Top $8B • A&R Power Player List • More

Wednesday 11.23.16 Music Business News From Around The Web  Vevo was created by labels as a YouTube alternative.  Year's later it's still struggling to find its raison d'être. Updated continuously under. Continue reading

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The Time Has Come For Facebook To Accept Songwriters’ Friend Request [David Israelite]

As Facebook has grown and developed, on the video side of things in particular, the time has come for the popular social networking platform to become properly licenesed, lest it risk. Continue reading

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How Fan Videos Helped Sell Adele’s “Hello”

It is a truth universally acknowledged that having a good video to accompany it can really help a song to gain popularity, as seems to have been the case with. Continue reading

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