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...
August 7, 2017 – Music

August 7, 2017 – Music

HEADLINER W Hotels, Billboard Renew Partnership Promoting Emerging Artists 2016 featured performances by Gryffin at W Washington D.C., Gallant at W Los Angeles, Skizzy Mars at W Minneapolis & Bebe Rexha at W Seattle. READ MORE (MediaPost) OPENING ACTS What Music...
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...
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...