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FRI. BRIEF: Ariana Grande As Heroine • Spotify Adds To Board • MQA Nabs Nugs • "Synch This!" • More

Friday 5.26.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  It's easy to dismiss Ariana Grande as fluff, but to fans she's refreshingly much more. Perhaps naively, I hope that she turns this horrific tragedy into a teachable moment or even a turning point. Updated continuously under our More News tab Related articles Does The Reddit Revolt Foretell A Similar Uprising For The Music Industry? The Need For Transpa ...

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Spotify Shares "How Students Listen 2017" [Eliot Van Buskirk]

In addition to learning, expanding personal horizons and developing a plan for post student life, college is also a place where many shape their musical identities. Eliot Van Buskirk of Spotify Insights has taken a deep dive into how students listen and shared it via an interactive microsite. ______________________________ Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Spotify Insights College is about learning, learni ...

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How To Create The Perfect Thumbnail Image For Your YouTube and Vimeo Videos

When it comes to compelling someone to click on your video, having the right thumbnail image is critical You should always choose your own when uploading sites like YouTube or Vimeo and here Bobby Owsinski looks at how to construct the ideal thumbnail image in just three steps. ______________________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 It’s surprising how influential the thumbnail grap ...

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YouTube Ads For Musicians

Having made a compelling video with potential is great first step to industry success, but getting that video in front of the eyes of potential fans is a separate challenge. In this article we look at the ins and outs of YouTube ads, and how artists can implement them in helping their videos get discovered. _________________________________ Guest post by Joe Pacheco of Symphonic Blog So you’ve created the v ...

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Tidal CEO Jeff Toig Out – 3rd Top Exec Departure In 2 Years

Tidal CEO Jeff Toig is out. It's the 3rd departure of the top executive at Jay Z's streaming music service in 2 years. Despite superstar backers and a recent $200 million investment from Sprint, Tidal has failed to gain major traction even as Spotify, Apple Music and others have fueled a music industry resurgence. "As part of Tidal’s continued expansion this year we will be announcing a new CEO in the comin ...

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Advance Look At MIDiA’s "State Of The Streaming Nation" 2017 Report [Mark Mulligan]

"Streaming was the lynchpin of 2016’s growth and will be even more important in 2017," says top industry analyst Mark Mulligan of MIDIA Research. As this transition from music sales to music access accelerates, some music services are becoming dominant players, according to Mulligan in an advance look at the 2017 edition of the much anticipated MIDiA study "The State Of The Streaming Nation."  _____________ ...

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Will Digital Aggregators Lead Industry On Transparency With Spotify, Others? [Chris Castle]

After Spotify received some criticism for the somewhat opaque and mysterious nature of its deals with major labels, the question is being raised if perhaps digital aggregators like CD Baby, the Orchard, and Loudr should be the ones to lead the way on industry transparency. ________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle of Music Tech Solutions The Music Managers Forum UK have criticized the “secrecy” ar ...

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week's most popular articles on Hypebot covered  Matt Ogle's ditching of Spotify for Instagram, WME Music's Marc Geiger's crusade against a canceled Pemberton Fest, Spotify's ongoing startup buying spree, and more! Spotify Has Lost Matt Ogle, Who Helped Create Discover Weekly, To Facebook's Instagram "I'm coming after you personally" says WME Music Head Marc Geiger After Pemberton Fest Cancels, Declare ...

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It’s Not If Artists Deserve "Moral Rights" Recognition, But How Music Industry Should Achieve It, says RIAA

The U.S. Copyright Office has requested comments on regulating the right to receive full credit for artistic works, often called "moral rights." The U.S. does not guarantee this level of recognition, even though "these rights have a long history in international copyright law," according to the Copyright Office.  ___________________________________ The RIAA, which represents the major labels, has filed in o ...

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Heather McBee Talks Startup Accelerator Project Music [INTERVIEW]

In this interview Heather McBee chats about a new music focused startup accelerator, Project Music, how its altered its operations strategy, where the accelerator is headed in the future, and why it's been garnering so much attention. ________________________ Guest post by Hugh McIntyre Last week at the 2017 Music Biz conference in Nashville, Project Music, one of the most exciting music-focused startup acc ...

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