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    NetEase Cloud Music Leads Electronic/ Dance Music Growth in China

    China has seen the explosive growth of 45.2% in electronic/ dance music listeners, according to the 2016-2017 China Electronic Music Market Research Report by leading Chinese research firm iiMedia Research. NetEase Cloud Music, up from 197 million online listeners in 2016, to a now estimated 286 million listeners in 2017. This number is projected to reach […] More

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    It’s Official: Warner Has Acquired Spinnin Records

    It’s been confirmed that Warner Music Group has officially acquired Spinnin’ Records for a deal worth approximately $100 Million USD.  This will be one of the largest acquisitions in the modern day music industry. Spinnin’ Records is a Dutch record label, founded in 1999 by Eelko van Kooten and Roger de Graaf.[2][3]   Van Kooten is the […] More

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    WME | IMG Announces New Strategic Partnership

    WME | IMG, a global leader in entertainment, sports, and fashion, today announced an investment by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, of approximately $1 billion. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CPPIB and GIC will join current investors Silver Lake, SoftBank, and Fidelity as WME | IMG strategic partners. Silver Lake, a […] More

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    OAKLAND, Calif.- Pandora (NYSE: P) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. “We remain laser-focused on execution that attracts listeners and investments that drive the growth and monetization of our audience.” Tweet thisWe have taken a number of steps to hone the company’s strategy and position Pandora to continue to […] More

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    Exclusive Experience for Paid Spotify Users

    Do you froth at the simplicity of streaming music without having to pay? Sure you may have to hear the same ad about how you can join Spotify Premium, but nonetheless you can stream for free. It’s a great concept and allows more music to be heard across the world, but it comes at a […] More

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    Jobs Axed at Soundcloud in 40% Labor Reduction

    Soundcloud, a music streaming platform has announced that they will be cutting costs to free up cash flow and stay flexible. Operations will be downsized as they shrink their 4200 person workforce by 173 staffers. Offices in London and San Francisco will turn their lights off, leaving only the New York and Berlin offices. Net […] More

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    Apple Music Director’s Venture To Better Compensate Musicians

    North Inc. recently hired former Apple Music executive Dave Allen to lead a venture connecting brands with original music to better compensate musicians.  For decades, artists struggled to wage fair compensation for their online music streaming. The Portland ad agency, North Inc. is finally campaigning for a resolution. With over twenty years experience in technology, […] More

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    Fyre Festival Organizer Charged With Wire Fraud

    William Mcfarland, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fyre Media, has been arrested Friday in New York, New York on charges of wire fraud. He is expected to be presented before U.S Magistrate Judge Kevin N. Fox tomorrow morning. Joon H. Kim (the acting US attorney for the southern district of New York) and […] More

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    Tesla Investing In Their Own Music Streaming Service?!

    According to an article recently published by tech site Recode, the modern pioneer of his time Elon Musk is looking into what it takes to have his own music streaming service. The article explains that they have not set anything in stone, but have reached out to many record labels to find out what is […] More

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    Acing The Basics Of Social Media To Grow Your Followers

    Social media is an integral part of our waking lives, and just as each platform has its own distinct attributes, each one represents an opportunity for a band or musician to draw attention to themselves and their work. That said, there are certain basic practices that apply universally across all… More

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