Songwriters Gain Influence in How the Music Modernisation Act Would Work: Music Industry 101

After further negotiations between songwriter groups and music publishers, songwriters may have a bigger role in participating in how an agency created to expedite a proposed blanket mechanical license will conduct

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U.S. Copyright Authorities to Make Subscription Music Services Increase Payout Rate to Publishers and Musicians: Music Industry 101

American copyright authorities have ruled to increase royalty payments on streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora over the next five years. On Saturday, the Copyright Royalty Board of

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YouTube Will Merge Vevo Channel Subscribers Into Unified ‘Official’ Music Artist Accounts: Music Business 101

Music is hugely popular on YouTube, and artists with Vevo-branded channels are among the most-followed channels on the platform. Now, YouTube is about to consolidate the millions of subscribers to Vevo’s channels — as well

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Facebook Finally Pays Up for Music, Cutting In on YouTube: Music Business 101

Pop-rock group Walk the Moon may soon have reason to celebrate every time a flash mob posts a routine set to “Shut Up and Dance” on Facebook: The social media giant will

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Music Business 101: The Relationship Between Brands And Music Needs To Evolve

Music is what anthropologists call a “cultural universal.” It’s one of the few constants across the diverse cultures of the world that is practiced and celebrated in every society. And

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Music Industry 101: Understanding The Importance Of Fan Interaction

Artist and fan interaction is sometimes one of the main contributing factors to an artist’s growing fan base. It’s simple, people love genuine people and that is especially true in

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Productivity 101: How Your Choice Of Music Affects Productivity

Imagine movies or TV shows without music. No music to cue the scenes or to add the suspense, the drama, the romance, etc. It’s hard, right? Music, for sure, makes

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Music Industry 101: Experts Give Key Advice On Landing Your Dream Job

Welcome to music industry week! Instead of heading down to SXSW this year, we decided to highlight a bunch of music industry professionals who work in various parts of the

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On today’s lesson we talked about Marketing and Promotion with a focus on what indie artists can do to promote their music without a pocketful of money. We discussed the

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Music Business 101: How To Make Money From Copyright

If you write music and/or lyrics, and then record your songs (at your own expense), you are now a fully fledged music copyright owner. Well done. In fact, you own

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