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UMG’s Republic Records Bans Use Of Term ‘Urban’

Hypebot reports: "UMG label Republic Records is banning the word “urban” at the company, a term that many believe marginalizes music by black artists." Read...

“Multiple Positive Milestones” to Boost Media Stocks, Analyst Says

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Guggenheim Securities' Michael Morris mentions the return of live sports, "improving advertiser sentiment, re-opening of small- and medium-sized businesses that...

Latest Streaming Numbers Make COVID-19 Comeback

Hypebot reports: "Like so much of the music business, streaming numbers took a dive towards the beginning of March when the pandemic took hold....

How Subscriptions Can Monetize Your Fanbase Through Recurring Revenue

Hypebot reports: "Maintaining steady income as an artist can be difficult, so finding ways to bring in consistent revenue holds a lot of appeal...

SiriusXM CEO Expects Self-Pay Subscriber Gains in Second Quarter

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "SiriusXM expects to grow its self-pay subscriber base in the current second quarter despite headwinds from the novel coronavirus pandemic,...

Gismart launches way for musicians to make money from hypercasual games

VentureBeat reports: "Mobile game and app developer Gismart has launched a way for musicians to monetize their fame through Gismart’s new hypercasual games. Hypercasual...

Warner Music Group Sets IPO Price for Biggest U.S. Stock Launch...

Billboard reports: "Warner Music Group is expected to officially begin trading later this morning on the Nasdaq exchange with its initial public offering carrying...

Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, and Amazon unite in support of Blackout...

The Verge reports: "Major streaming services including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and YouTube Music have pledged their support for Blackout Tuesday (also called...

Enhancing The Mobile Artist Experience In Times Of Crisis And Beyond

Hypebot reports: "In this piece, Sergey Bludov explores how the challenges presented to the music industry as a result of the current crisis have...

COVID-19’s Impact On The Global Music Business, Part 3: Live Streaming...

Hypebot reports: "As part of their ongoing effort to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the entertainment industry, Chartmetric here provides some data driven...