Tag: justin bieber
Hipgnosis returns to acquisitions with $200m Justin Bieber deal
Hipgnosis has acquired 100% of Justin Bieber's interest in his publishing copyrights, recordings and neighbouring rights.
January 25, 2023
Musicians facing lawsuit over Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs
One result of the recent crypto-market difficulties has been anger from people who bought expensive NFTs, then saw their value plummet.
December 12, 2022
MTV’s 2022 VMAs to include ‘Metaverse Performance’ award
Ever alive to pop culture trends, MTV has added a new category to its Video Music Awards (VMAs) this year: 'Best Metaverse Performance'.
July 27, 2022
Justin Bieber set to hold a virtual concert with Wave
Startup Wave started life as a virtual reality app for concerts and DJ sets, but has moved away from that to become more of a production tool (still with whizzy virtual effects) for livestreams that can be broadcast on...
November 10, 2021
Sandbox Issue 270: Always-on my mind: how do artists avoid social media burn-out?
Lead: Always-on my mind: Artists have long accepted – sometimes reluctantly – that their role includes intimate direct-to-fan digital connectivity, usually via Social Media. Grinding out content on multiple platforms,...
February 24, 2021
Justin Bieber Valentine’s Day TikTok livestream got 4m views
We reported on Justin Bieber’s plans for a Valentine’s Day livestream on TikTok – the first such event since the social app signed an expanded deal with Universal Music Group. Sit down for this revelation:...
February 19, 2021
Justin Bieber set for Valentine’s Day TikTok livestream
Fresh from inking a spangly new deal with Universal Music Group, TikTok is preparing to host a livestreamed concert by one of its key artists. Justin Bieber will play a full-length concert on TikTok on 14 February (yes,...
February 11, 2021
Justin Bieber, Mary J Blige and more get festive with Amazon Music
Alright, it's officially Christmas season now – don't @ us, the John Lewis ad is out – and Amazon Music is going in strong with its now-annual lineup of original tracks. This year it's got Justin Bieber doing 'Rockin'...
November 13, 2020
Justin Bieber’s ‘Next Chapter’ is another YouTube documentary
If 10 episodes of YouTube documentary about Justin Bieber weren’t enough for you earlier this year, we have some good news. The video service is following up its ‘Justin Bieber: Seasons’ series with a one-off 30-minute...
October 26, 2020
Billboard defends charts after Tekashi 6ix9ine allegations
If official music charts don’t matter any more, why do artists get so furious when they feel they’ve been deprived of a number one by a rival’s nefarious marketing tactics? 2018’s beef between Nicki...
May 19, 2020
Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (17 April)
Start today with David Guetta’s plans for a ‘United at Home‘ fundraising livestream from Miami this Saturday. The two-hour set will be streamed on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Twitch, with four...
April 17, 2020
Sandbox Issue 249: What music can learn from YouTube’s biggest channels
Lead: Music is critical to YouTube while the music industry (beyond the politics of the value gap debate) is hugely reliant on the platform. But so too are other content types. We look at the biggest channels on YouTube generally...
April 2, 2020