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Zedge Acquirehires Freeform, Will Launch Marketplace for Artists to Monetize Their Work

Zedge, a smartphone personalization platform, announced plans to roll out a marketplace for artists to monetize their creations later this year. To accelerate development, Zedge has acquired IP assets from Freeform and retained co-founders Tim Quirk and Bryan Calhoun. Quirk will become SVP of Marketplace at Zedge. Quirk is a...Read More

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” Takes Pandora By Storm plus More New Release Reaction

New releases last Friday included Fergie, Macklemore, Cardi B, The Killers, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Dierks Bentley and more. But there was a clear favorite. Cardi B was the #1 artist there this week with over 105,000 listeners adding her artist station, and “Bodak Yellow” the top song across the...Read More

RIAA Releases State Of Music Business Mid-2017: Streaming Subscriptions Drive Revenue Growth

Amazingly enough, 2017 is halfway gone already which means it's time to take stock of the music industry as a whole, looking at where revenue has increased and how companies have been able to adapt to a rise in the popularity of streaming. __________________________ Guest post by Cary Sherman, Chairman...Read More

FREE WEBINAR: How To (Properly) Release Music Online

Confused about the best ways to release music online? From selling direct to fans, to selling on stores like iTunes and Amazon, there are many options. But getting your music up for sale is the easy part. The key is to have a strategy for where your music goes up...Read More

23 Top Music Organizations Sign Letter On NAFTA Talks Demanding Protections For All Creators

President Trump has forced the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico; and included in that negotiation are important copyright and intellectual property provisions. Recently, major tech groups lobbied U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer as the “new faces of the American content industry.” Not...Read More

All Streaming Music Services Gain After A Q1 Lull, But Rankings Remain Unchanged

YouTube is still the world's most popular streaming music service, according to tracking from the analysts at MIDiA. But Spotify is growing at such a clip that it might be able to close the gap. In fact, in the UK, Spotify surpassed YouTube for music among Gen Z's 16-19 year...Read More

3 ways to make your online music marketing campaign more effective

Don’t forget, you have access to major music marketing tools. Oasis, Maroon 5, Britney Spears: They’ve all spent money to boost their Spotify followings, increase YouTube views, and build their email lists using’s music marketing tools. But if you’re a CD Baby artist, you get to use these music marketing tools for FREE! To …

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Pandora New Music Insights For Week of 9/18/17

Each week Pandora dives into the data to share how new releases are reacting across the music streamer. New releases this week included: Big & Rich, Björk, Eric Church, Foo Fighters, Gucci Mane, Lorde, Meek Mill, Midland, Montgomery Gentry, Nick Jonas, Nine Inch Nails, Sara Bareilles, Sia, The Killers, Toni...Read More

Crackdown On Torrent Sites Is Resulting In More Moles To Whack

As the war between copyright holders and those attempting to infringe on said copyright continues to rage on, it seems that even as companies and governments work to shut down torrent sites, new ones simply crop up and take their place. _____________________ Guest post by Timothy Geigner of Techdirt If...Read More

How to edit your artist bio on Spotify

Curious how to add or change a bio on your Spotify artist profile? You can now make those edits yourself within your Spotify for Artists account! Previously all bios were provided to Spotify by Rovi (All Music Guide) and you needed to submit your information to their editorial team for consideration. Now Spotify gives you …

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