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EDM star Oliver Heldens is the latest artist making hay from a partnership with the games industry – in his case, Call of Duty: Warzone.
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Electronic music label Spinnin’ Records has reached a new milestone: 30 million subscribers for its YouTube channel.
Interesting and inventive new campaigns from Rihanna & Apple Music, Warner & Roblox, Spinnin’ Records, and Dr Dre.
Warner Music Group became one of the landowners on web3 virtual world The Sandbox in January 2022. Now it’s holding a party there.
DJ and producer KSHMR had his international breakthrough in 2015 with ‘Secrets’. For the release of ‘One More Round’ in October 2020, a major push was planned, most significantly through a partnership with gaming brand Free Fire as the song became the soundtrack for its Booyah Day event. Becky Yeung (regional brand partnership and business […]
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Fresh from being acquired by Sony Music, dance label Spinnin’ Records is experimenting with its streaming playlists – with a particular focus on how they’re accessed through smart speakers.
“While curated music content is becoming the norm, voice-recognition is rapidly changing the digital landscape. According to Google, about 20 percent of all mobile search queries are done using voice commands which will grow to 50 percent within the next two years,” explained a blog post from the label.
“With the refreshed branding, Spinnin’ Records aims to create specific, top-of-mind branded keywords that can work as anchor points while asking a voice enabled product which music to play.”
By now you’ll likely have heard about Warner Music Group getting its chequebook out again, acquiring Dutch dance-music company Spinnin’ Records yesterday.
WMG is thought to have paid more than $100m for the label, publishing and management firm, with rumoured competition from rivals including Sony Music for the deal in recent months.
Spinnin’ CEO Roger de Graaf will remain as CEO, working with WMG’s EVP, global A&R and marketing, dance music Bart Cools.
Tizr is a recently-launched livestreaming-video service that’s a bit like a Periscope or Meerkat with an emphasis on musicians.
Now it has raised a $500k funding round led by dance label Spinnin’ Records, which joins David Guetta as one of the app’s backers.