The latest artist to criticise the cuts of merch sales taken by venues is Jeff Rosenstock. He has published data to back it up too.
There are some interesting developments in TikTok’s online shopping strategy, which is thought to be an important part of its growth plans.
Amazon Music has been making a keen push this past year to help artists sell more merch on its service. Its latest deal is with Bandsintown.
The Featured Artists Coalition’s 100% Venues campaign is stepping up another gear, with an open letter outlining four principles.
Amazon Music has been encouraging artists to tap its parent company’s shopping might to sell merch. The latest convert is Beyoncé.
Swedish rock band Smash Into Pieces are the latest artist exploring the metaverse, and they’re doing it Roblox-like platform Hiber.
The release of any new Taylor Swift track is an event – especially when it’s surprise-announced a couple of days before release.
Snap has announced the launch of ‘Band Tees’ within Snapchat: virtual t-shirts based on artists, starting with six Republic Records acts.
Music merchandise startup Hawkr has raised a seed funding round of £260k to continue building its business.
Web3 imprint Probably A Label is exploring the intersection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and near field communications (NFC) technology.
More than 100,000 creators, artists and brands have connected their own stores to their YouTube channels, according to the video service.
The UK’s Musicians’ Union is throwing its weight behind the Featured Artists Coalition’s ‘100% Venues’ campaign.