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Pandora’s Loss Poised To Become Gain For Investor Sirius XM

Pandora is struggling on almost every level, from monthly average users to revenue. This week Wall Street punished the streamer's performance, more than halving its stock price in a single day. But Pandora's loss appears poised to become Sirius XM's gain, says MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan. The successful satellite broadcaster invested $480 million in Pandora earlier this year.streamer.   ____________________ ...

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MTV EMAs 2017 – Full List Of Winners

Shawn Mendes took home three wins at the MTV European Music Awards in London on Sunday nights, taking home best song, best artist and "biggest fans" awards.  Taylor Swift was nominated in 6 categories, but did not win any awards. _______________________ MTV EMAs 2017 Winners BEST SONG Shawn Mendes - “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” BEST ARTIST Shawn Mendes BEST LOOK ZAYN BEST NEW Dua Lipa BEST POP Camila C ...

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This Week In Music Commentary

This week commentators from within the music industry included Ice-T's talk from IEBA 2017 and Mark Mulligan on Musical.ly's sale, as well as a look at why songwriters should pay attention to a Trump tax reform. Q&A With Ice-T at IEBA 2017: "You have to understand how lucky you are." Musical.ly Just Sold For $800M, But Its Already Peaked, says Mark Mulligan Why Songwriters Must Pay Attention To A Trump ...

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Taylor Swift First Day Sales Top 717K, Tour Announcement Planned [UPDATED]

[UPDATED] First day sales for Taylor Swift's new album "Reputation" topped 717,000, according to data gathered by BuzzAngle Music. "She's got a shot at 1.5M for the week given this," says BuzzAngle CEO Jim Ledestri. That makes it the biggest first day release so far in 2017. No Streaming Stats Included Swift's debut is even more impressive since, while four singles from the new release are on Spotify, Apple ...

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

In independent, do-it-yourself world, we're offering the scrappy self-starters of the music industry tips and advice on social listening, how to overcome some of the most common songwriter struggles, which live video platform is best for you, and more. Could Your Next Album Be Released On Floppy Disk? Social Listening Tips For Artists 5 Common Songwriter Struggles, How To Overcome Them Which Live Video Plat ...

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this journey back through the week's music industry news, we check back into T-Swift's legal team's efforts to squash a critical blog post, Flo and Eddie's ongoing supreme court troubles, a look at the potential of Björkcoin, plus much more. Spotify Glitch Sends Playlist Follower Counts Tumbling T Swift Legal Rep Tries To Quash Critical Blog Post With Bogus Defamation, Copyright Claims More “Trick” Than ...

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Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Hit Songs • Music Cities • India Radio • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at hit songs deconstructed, what music cities can do for local culture, how to perfect your piano chops, and more! Azizul Hakim | Punjabi Language Gets A Boost From All India Radio  Yael Penn  | Hit Songs Deconstructed Releases Its Q3-2017 Songwriting Brief William Cook | Music Cities Convention Memphis Azizul Hakim | Instructions To Teach Yourself To Play Piano ...

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Spotify Glitch Sends Playlist Follower Counts Tumbling

A technical problem has caused the follower counts on many independent Spotify playlists to drop, often by the thousands. Several independent record labels who curate their own playlists first noticed the problem. “Each day we undertake a data processing job to synchronise data – including playlist follower counts – between different systems,” said a Spotify spokesperson in a statement to Music Ally. “On Tu ...

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

This week, the most popular and frequently read posts on Hypebot covered TIDAL's new addition of detailed album and track credits, whether Spotify is any better than top 40 radio for discovering new music, merch items with the highest profit margin, and more! TIDAL Adds Detailed Album, Track Credits Is Spotify Better Than Top 40 Radio For Music Discovery? New Stats Suggest No Top 10 Merch Items With Highest ...

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