the new music industry

Spotify’s Top 50 Female Artists of 2021

A guest post from CHARTDATA. As a follow up to our earlier rundown of thetop 50 artists on Spotify in 2021, here’s a list of the top 50 most streamed. Continue reading

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Last week in music industry commentary

Commentators in the thick of the industry this week shared their opinions on Adele’s battle with Spotify, why small venues are closing, and the attention economy’s decline. The true impact. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: Last week’s most read posts on Hypebot

This week’s Top Posts cover the most popular Spotify playlists, the Omicron variant affecting live music, music pirating sites, and more. #MusicNFT News: OneOf nabs Pitbull, A2IM’s Let’s Get Digital. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: Last week in D.I.Y. & Indie music

This week, our tips and advice for the independent, do-it-yourselfers out there covered how to utilize this year’s Spotify Wrapped feature, boosting your artist website, tips for introverted artists, and. Continue reading

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REWIND: The new music industry’s last week in review

Spotify was in the headlines a lot last week with everyone’s Spotify Wrapped results coming out. We also have news on Adele’s new album release, the new Covid – 19. Continue reading

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Independent labels, artists have an even bigger share of the market than you thought [Mark Mulligan, MIDiA]

If you measure indie labels and artists by ‘ownership’ rather than on a ‘distributed by” basis, it adds 9.2% or $2.1 billion to the previous stats used measure the growing. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Working with Production Music Composers [Sam Wale of ALIBI]

Production music – music created to licensed for film, television, radio and other media – is an underappreciated but hugely important corner of the music industry. Veteran composer Sam Wale. Continue reading

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United Masters exec on how to distribute, monetize music

We sit down with Dave Melhado, UnitedMasters’ Head of Marketing, to talk mobile music distribution, monetization, and how UnitedMasters is changing the game for independent artists. A guest post by. Continue reading

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Bandsintown Artist Community Member Spotlight : Matthew Moran

Each month the Bandsintown Artist Community is shining a spotlight on an active member and their accomplishments. This month they spoke to LA-based singer/songwriter Matthew Moran. If you’re not already. Continue reading

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A guide to improving any musician website

Artists have so much on their plate, that maintaining a website can seem like too much. Here are 7 tips to improve your website, for you and your fans. A. Continue reading

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