Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify on Wednesday announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

Perhaps it was inevitable that Spotify and Shopify – with their similar sounding nicknames – would eventually join forces. Spotify announced a new partnership with e-commerce provider Shopify on Wednesday to allow artists to list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio streaming giant’s platform. Any artist around theRead More →

A year ago today, the world said goodbye to one of dubstep’s greatest thinkers. Cookie Monsta’s label Circus Records has shocked the dance music community at large with the tragic news of the 31-year-old producer’s sudden passing. Today, a year later, the scene continues to mourn the absence of theRead More →

Here’s why celebrities and music artists are betting big on NFTs? | Photo credit: iStock images A growing number of Indian artists and celebrities, including Bollywood personalities, are entering the non-fungible token (NFT) space to create, sell and secure their art. Most recently, superstar Amitabh Bachchan became one of theRead More →

The TuneGO launch page TuneGO Creators are flocking to the NFT market, and musicians are clearly no exception. While they share some industry attributes and considerations with the larger art community on the blockchain, they also have unique challenges and considerations – managing rights and royalties and dividing projects betweenRead More →

Three years ago, Spotify became a music distributor – announcing that it would allow independent artists to upload music directly to its service, without the need for a third-party aggregator. Next, Spotify acquired a minority stake in Distrokid (which it still owns), while also opening up its distribution function soRead More →

advertising Confirmation, the investment firm backed by Peter Thiel and Mark Cuban, on Thursday announced an investment in the Non-Fungible Token Project Catalog (NFT). The increase, which officially closed at the end of June, injects $ 2.2 million in new capital into the project. Other investors in the round includeRead More →

In addition to being the godmother of punk, Patti smith is also an acclaimed poet and award-winning author. So it’s no surprise that Smith is the singer with the largest vocabulary, according to a new study that ranks 200 different musical artists based on their song lyrics. Word.Tips, which conductedRead More →

Create a bigger stage for Pinoy music To say that Filipinos are talented musical artists is an understatement. Music is deeply a part of our culture, from native chants to our undeniable (and perhaps sometimes unbearable?) Love for karaoke and Birit Songs. Over the years, local singers and musicians haveRead More →

Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musician Scott Hutchison collaborate at Harwelden Mansion. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and songwriter Scott Hutchison have a jam session while working on material at Harwelden Mansion. Writer-musician Scott Hutchison and singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood, featured at Harwelden Mansion, have collaborated on several albums. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musicianRead More →

UMe Elvis Costello enlisted some of the world’s greatest artists in Latin music to create a Spanish language reimagining his second studio effort from 1978, This year’s model. The new album, titled Spanish model, will be released on September 10 and will include all of the songs from This year’sRead More →

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) – Two of Henry Paul’s southern rock projects, legendary band The Outlaws and hitmakers Blackhawk have signed exclusive booking agreements with United Talent Agency. UTA will represent both groups in all areas, including live concert bookings, literary deals, film and television. “We are delighted to be workingRead More →

VICTORIA, Texas – On Saturday, July 10, Aero Crafters, located at 309 E. Crestwood Drive in Victoria, Texas, will welcome two pioneer artists from Texas to their beer garden stage. Chart-topping country music sensation Bri Bagwell will headline, with Matt Moeller and The Night Sights opening the show. Aero CraftersRead More →

HANGZHOU, China, April 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – NetEase Cloud Music, a leading provider of interactive music streaming services in China, hosted the 3rd Independent Music Artist Ceremony at Hangzhou. The star-studded event, which was broadcast online at 23 april, brought together renowned artists like Jackson Wang, FloruitShow, C-BLOCK,Read More →

Rebecca Ferguson, a Liverpool-born X-Factor star, rocked the industry last week with her “enough is enough” statement. She wants MPs to investigate the welfare of musicians and push for regulation of the industry so that individuals can “never become so powerful that their actions go unpunished”. The singer wants managersRead More →

Electronic music artists from all walks of life are flocking to BitClout, a new social media platform rooted in the ever-evolving field of blockchain technology. For years, blockchain proponents have claimed that the technology has the ability to support decentralized social media networks. In this case, decentralized simply means thatRead More →

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can register here to receive it during the week. Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music saved the music industry. They tear it up too. My colleague Ben Sisario says musicians complain about the streaming economy which can translate millionsRead More →

We know how important it is to expose children to music from an early age. Plus, there are so many amazing children’s music artists who help kids grow in their early development. As we try to diversify our children’s media input, consider including more musicians representing BIPOC in their dailyRead More →