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State Of Playlists: 2020 Edition

Once merely a hobby of music enthusiasts, playlists have grown to become an integral part of music consumption, and a key area of marketing focus for bands and artists. So. Continue reading

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Why Kanye West Is Making A Presidential Bid

Welcome to the Birthday Party! When a figure as polarizing as Yeezy throws his hat in the ring to become president, you can expect both adulation and eye rolls. So. Continue reading

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Reflections On A Post-Pandemic Nashville

One of the music capitals of the North America, Nashville has been dealt a particularly heavy blow as a result of COVID-19. Here, one resident reflects on the state of. Continue reading

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Billboard, Bandsintown Launch 3 Music Live Stream Indexes

Billboard and Bandsintown have launched three weekly charts that track global fan activity on the platform related to live-streamed performances. Bandsintown has listed more than 35,000 live-streamed performances by over. Continue reading

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5 Methods For Organizing A Socially-Distant Concert

While things like restaurants and beaches are beginning to slowly reopen in parts of the country, venues will remain shut for the foreseeable future. To compensate for this, now is. Continue reading

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Spotify To Launch In Russia Next Week [REPORTS]

Spotify is planning to launch in Russia next week, according to multiple sources The long-anticipated July 15th launch will be Spotify’s first expansion into a major new market since it. Continue reading

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Soundcloud Launches ‘Insights’ Data Analytics

SoundCloud has launched Insights, a free enhanced data platform to help creators understand who is listening to their music. Insights is rolling out on the SoundCloud mobile app and moves. Continue reading

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Spotify Discover Weekly Playlists Have Streamed For 2.3 Billion Hours

In five years since its launch, Spotify listeners have streamed more than 2.3 billion hours of Discover Weekly playlists. Between July 2015 and June 25, 2020, that is more than:. Continue reading

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Digital Disruption, Music Economics and More with Ex-Spotify Chief Economist Will Page

Spotify Chief Economist Will Page sat down to chat with Chartmetric about digital disruption’s impact on music, gaming, and beyond plus where the music economy may be headed. Guest post. Continue reading

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Understanding T-Minus – A New Tinnitus Sound Therapy Resource

Tinnitus is an incredibly common condition, particularly for those operating in and around the music industry. Now, Abbey Records and T-Minus are partnering to create an app designed to give. Continue reading

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