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Drake the Canadian monolith, is the undeniable king of streaming. The rapper has been named Spotify’s most-streamed artist of the decade. Spotify announced Tuesday that Drake has been streamed 28 billion times in the last 10 years. Ed Sheeran came in second, while Post Malone, Ariana Grande and Eminem round out the Top 5. Sheeran’s […]

Blackground Records, is a now defunct record label owned by Jomo and Barry Hankerson which folded in 2009 after the label’s last release, Timbaland Presents Shock Value II. The label and publishing company also owned by Hankerson has been holding hostage albums from major artists like Aaliyah (Hankerson’s niece), Timbaland, Tank,JoJo and Toni Braxton from […]

Swift is entangled in a bitter feud with her former label Big Machine Records, which was founded by Scott Borchetta and later acquired by Scooter Braun. As with many recording artists, Taylor Swift does not own the master recordings to her older albums. Swift’s work-around to this situation is to re-record most of the music […]

Brian Clover a member of a British songwriting group, has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court claiming ‘The Weeknd’s song A Lonely Night uses a main part of their song “I Need to Love” Listen and you decide.

With over 200,000 YouTube subscribers and counting and 23 Million views, Issa Rae is quickly becoming entertainments biggest rising stars. In a very short time, Issa made Glamour Magazine’s “35 Under 35”, Forbes’ “30 Under 30”, Entertainment Weekly’s “Breaking Big” lists as well as grabbing the coveted Shorty Award and securing a position on New […]

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Private cabanas, three-course dinners and group fitness classes can all be part of a luxurious experience at Tomorrowland music festival in Belgium. CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze goes inside Tomorrowland 2017, one of the biggest electronic dance music parties in the world.

Download Your Free Music Business Handbook Now: https://berkonl.in/2s6VbMC Earn Your Music Business Master’s Degree Online with Berklee: https://berkonl.in/2GTFTCd In this video, Berklee Online instructor John Kellogg discusses the business model and growth of Spotify. He explains recent developments including renegotiation of Spotify’s agreements with record labels regarding their share in streaming revenue. He also discusses […]

Make Money With Your Music Are you after the money and fame? You may be surprised to find out what the price for fame really is in the music industry. In this cut throat industry of music executives and record labels out to feed on new talent, it may be smart to go independent and […]

BETNetworks The biggest players in music sit down and tell us what happens when you sign a Music contract. Too $hort, LV, D Dot and more tell us about their start in the music industry. It’s a vicious business of contracts, lawyers, and big money. It’s hard to believe how much power a piece of […]