May 8, 2017 – Music

May 8, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER The Secret Hit-Making Power Of The Spotify Playlist Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services have fundamentally changed how people listen to music. In the process, they’ve changed how artists and songs break. READ MORE (WIRED) OPENING ACTS Warner...
May 1, 2017 – Music

May 1, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Apple Music and Musical.ly Ink Partnership Musical.ly users (‘musers’) who are also Apple Music subscribers will be able to play a song from start to finish inside musical.ly. READ MORE (Music Business Worldwide) OPENING ACTS Spotify Acquires Mediachain To...
April 24, 2017 – Music

April 24, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Apple Funds New Program To Turn Young Artists Into Pop Stars Apple Inc. is introducing a program to promote young musicians with a monthlong barrage of videos, playlists and new music, deepening the tech giant’s direct investment in artists through Apple...
January 23, 2017 – Music

January 23, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER Sprint Buys 33% Of Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service TIDAL Marcelo Claure, Sprint’s chief executive officer, will join the Tidal board and musician Jay Z will continue to run the business. READ MORE (Bloomberg) OPENING ACTS Paul McCartney Sues Sony To...
December 19, 2016 – Music

December 19, 2016 – Music

HEADLINER How Labels Are Using ‘Playlist Albums’ To Break New Artists In The Streaming Era Streaming-only label compilations from Epic, RCA and Def Jam are opening up a new avenue for breaking artists and establishing hits. READ MORE (Billboard) OPENING...