Major label is now generating around $167k every hour from Spotify, Apple Music et al
Source: Sony Music earned $1.2bn from streaming platforms in 2016 – Music Business Worldwide
Firefly Music Festival’s 2017 lineup is here! The annual Dover, Delaware fest runs from June 15-18 this year and features headliners The Weeknd, Muse, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper and Bob Dylan, as well as more than 135 other acts.
Source: Firefly 2017: 10 Reasons You Can’t Miss the Music Fest | Billboard
Any Apple Watch can play music without iPhone which is especially useful for outdoor workouts, but you have to decide what music and how you’ll listen ahead of time. It’s fairly simple …
Source: How to sync and play music from Apple Watch without iPhone | 9to5Mac
As Independent Venue Week kicks off, venue owners and managers across the UK tell us their stories
Source: Why grassroots music matters | The List
As A.I. applications become more sophisticated, the music that companies like Jukedeck produce has started wading into the commercial domain of actual musicians.
Source: From Jingles to Pop Hits, A.I. Is Music to Some Ears – The New York Times
Of course it’s a Glee cast member. The CW’s DC shows are like vultures. They pick over the corpse of Glee and take everything valuable from it. I mean that in a nice way, of course. I love vultures.
Source: The Supergirl/Flash Musical Episode Has Found Its Music Meister
It began as a fundraiser for tornado relief. Five years later, the festival is a two-day annual event that draws more than 25,000 fans.
Source: ‘Rock The South’ Music Festival Founders Reveal Keys To Consistent Growth In An Overcrowded Market