REWIND: THE NEW MUSIC INDUSTRY'S WEEK IN REVIEW

In this week's revisitation of the past week's music industry news, we check back in on Spotify's payment of over $120,000 to a hacker,...

MUSIC THINK TANK WEEKLY RECAP: WORKOUT MUSIC • RADIO ON THE RAOD • MUSIC EDUCATION

This week on MusicThinkTank, industry contributors shared insights on what the optimal playlist is when you're pumping iron, how the...

 
 
 

TOP POSTS: THIS WEEK'S MOST READ POSTS ON HYPEBOT

This week, some of our most popular and often read articles on Hypebot dissected a Spotify playlist promotion pitch letter, explained...

GETTING IT DONE: THE WEEK IN D.I.Y. AND INDIE MUSIC

Our wise counsel to DIY artists this week provided them with tips and ideas on how to identify your fanbase, what every artist ought...

 
 
 

MARKETING TIP: PIGGYBACK ON CURRENT TRENDS VIA HASHTAGS

There's no promotion quite like free promotion, and one of the best ways to drum of some PR on the house in today's social media landscape...

BUSINESS OF INDIE: INDEPENDENTS JOIN CLIMATE PROTEST • KOBALT HIRES • MUSIC ROW N.B.T. • TIRELESS PUP • MORE

In a new edition of the Business Of Indie , Independents join global climate protests, Kobalt makes some key hires, Music Row launches...

 
 
 

3 WAYS TO IDENTIFY YOUR TARGET FANBASE

When it comes to finding success with your music, you can't rely on fans coming to you, and instead, have to put the elbow grease to...

ROBBIE ROBERTSON. RINGO STARR PLAY ‘THE WEIGHT' WITH MUSICIANS ON FIVE CONTINENTS

Robbie Robertson, the co-founder of The Band and Ringo Starr have joined forces with Playing For Change, a grassroots multimedia music...

 
 
 

HOW COUPLES WORKING IN MUSIC MAKE RELATIONSHIPS WORK

While there are certainly a plethora of often deserving stereotypes about how disastrous an idea it is to try and make a relationship...

WHAT EVERY MUSICIAN NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SHAZAM

Since Apple Music for Artists recently added a feature which shows musicians their Shazam stats, more artists are looking to get their...

 
 
 

SPOTIFY HAS PAID HACKERS $120,000+

Spotify stepped up its efforts to thwart hackers by paying some of them more than $120,000.Since May of 2017 Spotify teamed with bug...

WHAT'S THE BEST MUSIC TO WORK OUT TO?

Whether you're a gym rat or simply enjoy the occasional light trail run, most people who work out prefer doing so accompanied by some...

 
 
 

THE CARS, EDDIE MONEY STREAMING, SALES SURGE

Music from both Eddie Money and Cars frontman Ric Ocasek saw a significant bump in sales and streaming following the deaths of the...

AM BRIEF: YOUTUBE VERIFICATION REVAMP • TENCENT MUSIC'S MUSCLE • INSTRUMENTAL + CORITE • 1ST ON SOUNDCLOUD • MORE

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TOURING ON A BUDGET: HOW TO MAKE IT WORK

Making the decision to tour is an important step toward growth as a band. Unfortunately, not having any money can make hitting the...

20 HIGHEST PAID HIP-HOP STARS 2019

Kayne West finally beat Jay-Z to top this year's Forbes Top 20 Hip-Hop earnings chart despite the later's hit tour with Beyonce. Drake...

 
 
 

'IT IS TIME FOR A CHANGE IN HOW WE THINK ABOUT MUSIC,' SAYS MIDIA'S MARK MULLIGAN

The future of music lies beyond the constraints of its current formats, says top industry analyst Mark Mulligan. Answers to questions...

FREE WEBINAR: HOW TO SELL FAN SUBSCRIPTIONS

Bandzoogle has always created free tools that artists can use to diversify their revenue streams, including the recent addition of...

 
 
 

6 MUSIC RELATED HASHTAGS YOU MUST FOLLOW ON TWITTER

For all the focus and effort that is put into effective marketing on Instagram, the hashtag function continues to be an underutilized...

WHAT EXACTLY IS AN EP?

The awkward middle child between the reliable LP and the flashy single, the EP is often overlooked and misunderstood, particularly...

 
 
 



SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

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Lea Michele Announces First-Ever Holiday Album Christmas In The City...

Lea Michele Announces First-Ever Holiday Album Christmas In The City Available October 25 From Sony Music Masterworks - Preorder Now

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 / PRNewswire / -Acclaimed actress, singer and author LEA MICHELE will release her first-ever holiday album, Christmas in The City , on October 25 th... Read more ...

Life Is Beautiful 2019: Billie Eilish Duets, Chance the Rapper Leads...

Life Is Beautiful 2019: Billie Eilish Duets, Chance the Rapper Leads Beautiful Sing-Along & More Day 1 Highlights

The seventh annual Life Is Beautiful festival brought electrifying moment after electrifying moment to the streets of downtown Las Vegas Friday (Sept... Read more ...

Jonathan Van Ness Opens Up About Being a Part of the "Beautiful HIV-Positive...

Jonathan Van Ness Opens Up About Being a Part of the "Beautiful HIV-Positive Community"

Jonathan Van Ness is getting open and honest about his life in a new interview with The New York Times. In the feature published on Saturday, the 32-year-old Queer Eye star... Read more ...

Cardi B and Offset Celebrate 2nd Marriage Anniversary: 'We Keep Learning and...

Cardi B and Offset Celebrate 2nd Marriage Anniversary: 'We Keep Learning and Growing'

Happy anniversary, Cardi B and Offset! Cardi and the Migos rapper celebrated their second marriage anniversary on Friday with love-filled... Read more ...

Green Day Take Aim at Trump With Some New 'American Idiot' Lyrics at 2019...

Green Day Take Aim at Trump With Some New 'American Idiot' Lyrics at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival

You might not be surprised to learn that Green Day aren't big fans of President Trump, but on Friday night at the iHeartRadio Music... Read more ...

'Leaving Neverland' Judge Sides With Michael Jackson Estate, Compelling HBO...

'Leaving Neverland' Judge Sides With Michael Jackson Estate, Compelling HBO to Arbitration

A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Friday that HBO must participate in arbitration with the Estate of Michael Jackson over the Emmy-... Read more ...

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, John Legend & More Singers Voice Their Support for...

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, John Legend & More Singers Voice Their Support for Global Climate Strike Protests

Musicians are collectively taking action against climate change today , as global strikes, inspired by teen activist Greta Thunberg, are... Read more ...

Amber Liu Rebels Against Having Her 'Hands Behind My Back' in New Music...

Amber Liu Rebels Against Having Her 'Hands Behind My Back' in New Music Video: Watch

Ahead of the release of her upcoming album X, Amber Liu shared her new song “Hands Behind My Back” on Friday . The first... Read more ...

First Spin: The Week's Best New Dance Tracks From Gryffin and Gorgon City...

First Spin: The Week's Best New Dance Tracks From Gryffin and Gorgon City with AlunaGeorge, Teebs, Cashmere Cat & More

New Music Friday is intense. Hundreds of songs drop from artists around the world, and you're supposed to somehow find the best ones. It's... Read more ...

Euro Releases 'Don't Expect Nothing' Debut Album Featuring Lil Wayne: Listen

Euro Releases 'Don't Expect Nothing' Debut Album Featuring Lil Wayne: Listen

After a run in the mixtape circuit, this day has been a long time coming for euro. The Young Money signee released his Don't Expect Nothing debut... Read more ...