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Social Media’s Impact On Music Promotion: How Artists Can Market Themselves Online

Social media has become a powerful force that’s revolutionizing the way music artists promote their work and connect with their audience. Platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube have provided musicians with unprecedented opportunities …

Spotify expands Discovery Mode, campaigns will feature in thematic playlists

RouteNote Blog

Spotify has announced the expansion to its ‘Discovery Mode’ service and is set to offer a broader integration of campaigns into various playlists within the platform.

This move comes on the heels of Spotify consolidating its artist-marketing tools into a cohesive ‘Campaign Kit’ earlier in the week…

TOKiMONSTA’s Sona Stokes Revolution With Web3-Friendly Streaming Economics

While music commerce today is dominated by streaming giants, Sona is learning to unlock the promises of Web3.

Co-founded by TOKiMONSTA, this new entrant into the sector just closed a capital raise of $6.9 million on the back of a compelling narrative …

Our New SongCast PodCast Debuts Friday, January 5, 2024!

SongCast Music Distribution Blog

We not only provide Seriously Simple Music Distribution, we also love to promote the artists that are part of our SongCast family!  Turn yourself, your friends, and your family on to amazing indie music from SongCast! Our new monthly SongCast Podcast debuts Friday, January 5, 2024 on YouTube and SoundCloud.  On the first Friday of  Continue Readi…

Listening to music in class is a motivation for students

Music Industry News

… many people, listening to music while doing homework and classwork … increase focus. Listening to music while studying can help … complete their work efficiently. Music boosts dopamine in the … allowing students to listen to music while in class, simultaneously ……

Artists Enraged: Unfair Spotify Practices – 24Hip-Hop

In the ever-changing music industry, artists are often offered an abundance of promotional services that promise authentic and organic results. Many musicians provide honest and positive reviews of their experiences using these services. However, Spotify, DistroKid, and many other distributors have recently started urging artists not to use any advertising …

Ascap hits back in US debate over AI training and fair use

Music Ally

The debate over AI models, training and copyright continues in the US, with performing rights org Ascap filing its latest response to the US Copyright Office’s study of these issues.

It is unimpressed with some of the arguments put forward by AI companies that training should be considered fair use, and that having to license music …

Coke Studio Bangla creates a new dimension to the music industry

The Business Post

Coke Studio is a digital-first music platform which provides an opportunity for emerging talent to partner, create and deliver moments of musical magic to new audiences.

Following the successful journey of Coke Studio since 2008, Coke Studio Bangla (CSB) arrived in Bangladesh in February 2022. Since its inception, the platform has taken the music industry by storm with its unique blend of music …

37 Top Easy Fingerpicking Songs For Beginners [With Tabs]

Music Industry How To

Fingerpicking is a fundamental technique that any guitarist should take upon themselves to learn. This technique can truly open doors for creativity, and it’s especially ideal for singer-songwriters worldwide. Learning to fingerpick isn’t always the easiest thing to do, even if you’ve been playing guitar for years. If you’re new to the technique, …

Music industry cautiously welcomes outcome of last week’s EU AI Act talks
Complete Music Update

Music industry groups have cautiously welcomed the outcome of last week’s negotiations around the European Union’s AI Act following concerns that transparency obligations in the new regulations would be watered down…

RIAA Introduces Class Of 2023, 57 Artists Earn First-Time Certifications


Photo: Courtesy of RIAA The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has revealed its Class of 2023, recognizing 57 breakout artists who earned their first Gold and Platinum certifications this past year with a list spanning three albums and 48 singles. The organization also shared its Year-End list of overall certifications. “This is tr…

Goodwin for local music industry – Surf Coast Times
Times News Group

AN INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed Geelong photographer has been lauded for decades of dedication to the local music industry and awarded a prestigious music prize.

Lucinda Goodwin was awarded the Ross Lipson Award last week at the Queenscliff Music Festival in recognition of her commitment to supporting and developing the arts sector…

Beyoncé and Neil Young song fund Hipgnosis sells 20,000 songs for £18m


London-listed music investor sells ‘non-core’ song rights at a discount to raise cash as it battles debt pile Hipgnosis Songs Fund, which owns the streaming rights to artists ranging from Beyoncé to Neil Young, has sold a chunk of its song rights at a steep discount to raise cash. The fund said on Monday that it had sold 20,000 unspecified “non-co…

Vevo DSCVR Artists To Watch 2024: Teezo Touchdown, Khamari, Harley, LU KALA

Music Business Worldwide

Four more Artists to Watch from Vevo’s DSCVR platform take their turn in the MBW spotlight… Source…

“Why I Am Hated In The Music Industry” – Nigerian Afrobeats Star, Burna Boy

Nigerian Afrobeats star, Burna Boy, has opened up on why he is “hated” in the music industry.

Empowering Women in “The Middle East” Through Music – “HUNNA” Initiative | MDLBEAST
The Hype Magazine

The subject of “women empowerment” has seen a steady rise in popularity over the past few decades. Even though the idealogies and perceptions about “women empowerment” may differ from person to person, most people áround the world generally love to see women thrive! Nowadays, perhaps one of the biggest proponents of “Women Empowerment” …

JP Saxe Collaborates with Carla Morrison for a New Version of “Anywhere”


JP Saxe, a multi-platinum GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, has released a new version of “Anywhere” featuring GRAMMY-nominated Mexican singer-songwriter Carla Morrison. If you’re in the mood for something sad and melancholic, give it a try. The song would be a great fit for Spotify playlists such as “Sad Songs”, “He…

Country Music Hall of Fame to Launch Words and Music: Journey of a Song Series
Rutherford Source

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will launch an online video series, Words & Music: Journey of a Song, on Wednesday, Dec. 13. The five-episode educational series follows four teenage songwriters through an immersive experience crafting and …

Going MAD: Music After Dark & The Music Production Program’s Invaluable Hands-On Experience
Daytona State In Motion

It is one thing to be compelled to accomplish something because of the grade your professor will give you. It is something else to do that same thing but for the genuine love of doing it. Mad Café, a series of shows put together by our very own Music Industry Club …

Digital Artist doing Album artworks! (No AI’s)

Music Industry

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