How Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow' Exploded on Streaming Services — www.billboard.com
By all accounts, the summer of 2017 has served as Cardi B’s moment, with her first-ever charting single “Bodak Yellow” climbing to No. 2 on the Hot 100. But how did it take off on streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify?
How Abbey Road Studios Is Mentoring The Next Generation Of Music Start-Ups — www.forbes.com
How one of the most legendary brands in music history is fueling the next generation of music revolutionaries.
YouTube Kills Paid Channels, Launches Sponsorships Across Gaming App — variety.com
YouTube is also starting to test sponsorships with non-gaming creators.
How We Listen: IFPI Finds Global Uptick in Both Legal Streaming and MP3 Ripping — www.billboard.com
There’s good news and bad news in “Connecting With Music,” the IFPI’s just-released music consumer insight report.
'Streaming Is Killing the Next Beatles,' Gene Simmons Says — www.digitalmusicnews.com
“Look — you’re not affecting me, I’m doing okay,” Gene Simmons told Maria Bartiromo. “My rent’s paid. But you’re killing the next Beatles.”
Spotify's Ong on expansion in Asia Pacific and why it is becoming a leader in programmatic — www.thedrum.com
As Spotify continues to expand in Asia Pacific, with its launch in Thailand in August bringing the music streaming platform’s presence in the region to seven countries, the company shares that it has learned that there is no cookie cutter strategy when it comes to marketing or advertising its services across the region because of the sheer diversity.
YouTube's Lyor Cohen Dishes On Music's "New Golden Age," Streaming Subscriptions and Props To Daniel Ek — www.hypebot.com
YouTube’s Global Head Of Music, Lyor Cohen, is known for speaking his mind. So when the former label exec sat down for a keynote interview at the 2017 Music Matters summit in Singapore, people listened. He did not disappoint.
Top 3 Differences between Facebook and YouTube Videos — blog.symphonicdistribution.com
Facebook and YouTube are two of the most influential video sharing platforms. We’ve compare the top three differences between Facebook and YouTube videos.