Real time analysis for the global music business
Contracts and insider-trading charges spell trouble for K-Pop firms
There is trouble brewing for two of the most prominent companies in the K-Pop industry, despite their growth and global expansion.Read more >>
TikTok goes big on #10yrsWithBTS anniversary celebration
BTS may be on hiatus, but that doesn’t mean the marketing activity around the K-Pop stars stops.
YouTube Music tests showing play-counts for artists’ top songs
Android Police reported on early spottings of a test in the YouTube Music mobile app showing how many plays some tracks have got.
Black Music Action Coalition and Audiomack launch internships
As Black Music Appreciation Month kicks off in the US, streaming service Audiomack has teamed up with the Black Music Action Coalition.
43 Fortnite islands are on course for $1m+ annual revenues
Earlier this year, Epic Games launched what it described as ‘Creator Economy 2.0’ around its popular game Fortnite.
Eventbrite adds a dash of AI for listings, emails and socials
Live events platform Eventbrite has announced some new AI-powered features that it hopes will help promoters.
Meta unveils Meta Quest 3 headset ahead of Apple’s big reveal
Meta has been showing off its next virtual-reality headset, the Meta Quest 3. It’s due to go on sale this Autumn for $499.99.
AI-tagging firm Cyanite buys sample-management startup Aptone
Cyanite has evolved into a business focused on AI-powered music search and tagging. Now it’s adding sampling aspects courtesy of an acquisition of a fellow German startup: Aptone. The latter…
Justin Tranter’s label to share recordings royalties with songwriters
Superstar songwriter Justin Tranter’s record label has promised to give its songwriters a share of its recordings royalties.
Tidal gives artists more profile control with Artist Home hub
Tidal has launched its latest set of tools for artists, grouped in a new hub called ‘Artist Home’, including more profile-editing features.
Instagram boss talks rankings, Feed, Reels and Stories
Instagram boss Adam Mosseri has updated the company’s public explanation of how its recommendation algorithms work.
Amazon fined $25m in the US over Alexa and children’s privacy
Amazon is the latest big tech company getting its knuckles rapped by the US Federal Trade Commission, with a $25m fine.
Catalogue acquisitions help Reservoir grow its revenues by 13%
Music company Reservoir Media published its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, and they included its annual figures.
British music industry promises to up its metadata game
A working group set up by the British government has brokered the latest agreement within the music industry to sort its metadata out.
Global Communications Manager – Music – Red Bull Media House – Austria
Know how to make music event and artist comms activation plans LOUDER? This might be the job for you… As Global Music Communications Manager you’ll be responsible for guiding and…
Campaigns :: 31 May 2023 – Daft Punk, Notorious BIG, Ministry Of Sound, Spinnin’ Records
Daft Punk get augmented, the late Notorious BIG’s final album in new podcast series, Ministry Of Sound’s new weekly gaming livestream, and Spinnin’ Records’ Shorts.
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