18Sep

Industry Reacts To Music Modernization Act Senate Passage: SoundExchange, ASCAP, RIAA, c3, More

The music industry was quick to react to the United States Senate’s unanimous passages of S. 2823 the Music Modernization Act, a bipartisan bill cosponsored by more than 80 Senators that brings the music licensing system into the digital age. SoundExchange President and CEO Michael Huppe: "The future of the…

18Sep

Music Modernization Act Passes U.S. Senate

[UPDATED] The Music Modernization Act passed the U.S. Senate today on a unanimous voice vote. The bill now goes back to the House Of Representatives, where a very similar bill has already passed a committee vote. The 185 page Music Modernization Act had been cosponsored by more than 80 Senators…

18Sep

YouTube Music Charts This Week: Eminem, Kanye Break Records, Mac Miller Dominates

This weeks YouTube Music Chart saw Eminem, Kanye and Lil Pump break 24-hour records, Mac Miller’s songs cover the charts, and Coldplay, Shakira, Zayn and MC Fiota pass one billion music video views. YouTube Music Fast Facts: Eminem – Killshot garnered a staggering 38.1 million views in its first 24…

18Sep

Artist Growth’s Matt Urmy On Touring App’s Rapid Adoption

Artist management platform Artist Growth has seen an impressive 18 months. This cloud-based system which provides artists and managers with tools to organize touring, finances, merch and data reporting, now tracks more than $2.5 billion in tour revenue and nearly $700 million in expenses. Matt Urmy, until recently CEO of…

18Sep

5 Tips To Create A Facebook Event From The Social Network’s Events Team

With over 47 million events being created on Facebook in a single year, getting yours to stand out from the crowd is no easy task. Here we look at 5 tips from the Facebook Events Team on how you can make you next event, whether it’s a workshop or an…