Triller broadcast a boxing match last weekend, albeit one between two fiftysomethings (admittedly fiftysometings Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.) and its parent company Proxima is working with Snoop Dogg on […]
Startup pitch contests at conferences around the world have become a useful window into new music/tech firms. The latest contest will take place at the Web Summit in Lisbon on 7 November. […]
BandLab is one of the best-known online music-making platforms: it has more than eight million people using it. Now the company is launching a contest for budding hip-hop musicians called […]
Here’s a poser for you: when will 1980s stars A-Ha’s music video for ‘Take On Me’ reach one billion views on YouTube? It’s not an idle question on our part: […]
Stormzy isn’t just an award-winning grime rapper: he’s also a book-publishing mogul. Well, he has his own books imprint anyway: #Merky Books, which is part of the Penguin Random House […]
Music/tech startups are being invited to apply for this year’s Midemlab competition, which will see its final pitch sessions take place at the Midem conference in Cannes this June. Deezer […]
Paloma Faith is the latest artist to launch a crowdsourced design contest, working with online site Talenthouse. Faith and label Sony Music are asking designers to create “their own interpretation” […]
The BPI is one of four challenge partners in a new contest from the Technology Strategy Board’s IC tomorrow digital innovation programme which is offering up to £100,000 to help […]
The latest artist looking to reach new fans through a partnership with BitTorrent is veteran hip-hop group Public Enemy.
The 30 finalists for January’s Midemlab startups competition have been announced.
If rapper Pitbull was hoping to sun himself in Miami as part of a Walmart social media marketing campaign, he’ll be disappointed.
BandArt is a new app that helps musicians launch their own design contests on their websites and Facebook pages.