the new music industry

How to build a quiet road to success in music [Keith Jopling]

The competition is thick with most musicians having the same goal to achieve success and perhaps fame/ But in reality only a few make it that far. But there is. Continue reading

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Spotify exits Uruguay after new law requires payments to performer [Chris Castle]

Spotify is pulling out of Uruguay after a new law was passed requiring that featured and nonfeatured performers be compensated by streaming services. In the US and most countries, non-interactive. Continue reading

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ONErpm launches $12 a year DIY music distributor OFFstep

Digital music distributor ONErpm has launched OFFstep, a companion D.I.Y. service that charges $12 per year for unlimited releases. $48 and $96 per year plans add additional services like daily. Continue reading

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Radio doesn’t pay performers, but iHeart will get $100M from BMI sale

[UPDATED] In an ironic twist, iHeart Media, the largest owner of broadcast radio stations in the US, will receive $100 million from the sale of BMI to New Mountain Capital.. Continue reading

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Albums make a comeback as viral music star hype proves unsustainable [Bobby Owsinski]

Musicians and listeners are starting to realize the life of a viral one-hit wonder is not all that it’s cracked up to be as trends shift back to releasing and. Continue reading

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8 Social Media Tips for Musicians Planning Ahead to 2024

Get prepared for music marketing in 2024 now by checking out these important social media tips and trends for the upcoming year. by Janelle Borg of Amplify You Social media. Continue reading

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New SoundExchange policies will end payments to Unauthorized Remixers

[EXCLUSIVE] A change in how SoundExchange classifies remixers will distribute payments more equitably and end payouts on unauthorized remixes, according to an analysis by consultancy Manatt. By Joe Anderson, Natasha. Continue reading

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Your Morning Coffee Podcast: Spotify royalty model • Power of TikTok • YouTube Voice Generator • Astral • More

Episode 172 of Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart’s popular podcast Your Morning Coffee: Weekly News for the New Music Business is available now. Episode 172 On this week’s YMC podcast. Continue reading

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Music Industry News you missed over the holiday break

If you’re based in the US, you’re likely just coming off the 4 to 5-day Thanksgiving break. And while things did slow down a bit, they certainly didn’t stop. Learn. Continue reading

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Last Week’s Most Read Hypebot Posts

Catch up with what everyone in the music business has been discussing with last week’s most-read posts on Hypebot. Bruce Houghton

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