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Music Industry Growth Continues Amid Catastrophic Global Pandemic

Concerts and tours have obviously remained on pause while the pandemic rages on, but the music industry as a whole has continued to see some remarkable growth, particularly in the. Continue reading

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How To Prioritize Tasks For Musicians [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week the Music Biz Weekly podcast team discusses prioritizing your tasks and how to determine when is something worth doing. It’s life-sustaining billable work! It’s signing new business! It’s. Continue reading

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A Guide To Converting Fans Into Paying Subscribers

Amassing a following on streaming services and social media is a great first step for artists, but being able to take those fare-weather fans and convert them into paying subscribers. Continue reading

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Empowering Black Women Through Country Music In 2020: Mickey Guyton

A fresh generation of Black Country artists are proudly bringing forward the tradition of American Country Music. In this piece, Chartmetric dig into the data behind Mickey Guyton’s success on. Continue reading

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Spotify Joins The Livestream Party

Spotify becomes the latest music service to acknowledge the importance of livestreams with the addition of listings within its existing Concerts tab. Live stream listings come via existing partnerships with. Continue reading

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ASCAP Goes Online With Christian, Country, London Music Awards 2020

ASCAP has announced that it will bring the 2020 editions of the ASCAP Christian, Country, and London Music Awards online this year due to coronavirus. The three awards show will. Continue reading

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Vinyl Overtakes CD Sales For First Time In 30 Years

The once mighty CD may have reigned supreme in the early 00s, but has since been on a steady downward trajectory. Meanwhile, quality conscious consumers have brought the once antiquated. Continue reading

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Billboard Launches Two New Global Charts

Billboard and MRC Data have launched to new charts ranking the top songs globally. The weekly charts, the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S., are based on both worldwide streams and. Continue reading

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Will Facebook’s New Music Terms of Service, Algorithm Upset Artists and Hurt Copyright Law?

Music attorney Andrew Rossow, Esq. and indie rapper Rami Matan Even-Esh aka Kosha Dillz investigate Facebook’s new music terms of service that arrive alongside the platform’s new “free” ticketed livestreams.. Continue reading

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YouTube Takes On TikTok, Triller with ‘YouTube Shorts’

YouTube is taking aim at TikTok with a new short 15 second video platform dubbed ‘Shorts’. YouTube Shorts is launching in “early beta” with a handful of new creation tools. Continue reading

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