The Rise of Curated Playlists

The Rise of Curated Playlists

This piece was originally published in the August edition of Music Business Journal. Artists have traditionally commanded attention, serving as the primary inspirations and icons for diverse communities of fan bases around the world. However, with the unrelenting rise...
July 31, 2017 – Music

July 31, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Coors Light Documents The Climb Toward Music Success Via New Artist Initiative The program has announced 26 partnerships with musicians like Houston’s DJ Chose, the Chicago-based, all-female Noreteno band Rimel and LA hip-hop duo Crooked Stilo, with...
July 10, 2017 – Music

July 10, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Spotify Denies Playlisting Fake Artists. So Why Are All These Fake Artists On Its Playlists? “These non-existent acts are deliberately being chosen for inclusion, time and time again, on first-party playlists with millions of followers.” READ...
June 5, 2017 – Music

June 5, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Gatorade’s Propel Invests In On-Demand Pandora Stations The brand also worked with musician Jessie J to create a custom song called “Get Ugly” that’s prominently featured in the three stations. READ MORE (Adweek) OPENING ACTS ‘A lot of artists in...
May 15, 2017 – Music

May 15, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Vivendi Bids $2.5B On Havas, Saying It Will Help ‘Strengthen’ Universal UMG parent Vivendi has confirmed that it bid to acquire a 60% stake in the Paris-born agency. READ MORE (Music Business Worldwide) OPENING ACTS Warner Bros. Records Names...