Issue #306: Artificial Intelligence In The Music Industry; ‘Now That’s What I Call Music’ Albums Dominated iTunes In 2017

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How To Think About Artificial Intelligence In The Music Industry
A Look Into How Artificial Intelligence Can Apply To Marketing In The Music Industry

Sam Hunt Is Far And Away The Biggest Name In Country Music When It Comes To Streaming
Can one artist help improve the standing of an entire genre when it comes to new tech?

Imogen Heap is taking Mycelia on tour... with Creative Passports
Imogen Heap is taking Mycelia on tour… with Creative Passportsmusically.com
We’ve seen a few music-industry conference venues in our time, but never a giant tipi until today. Built in the grounds of musician Imogen Heap’s home.

Want to buy a piece of a Drake song? Track’s rights sold via pioneering digital currency scheme
Want to buy a piece of a Drake song? Track’s rights sold via pioneering digital currency schemewww.thestar.com
Vezt lets investors and fans purchase a share of future revenues from ‘Jodeci (Freestyle)’ and many more to come.

Shazam Is Apple’s Echo Nest
Shazam Is Apple’s Echo Nestmusicindustryblog.wordpress.com
Shazam finally found a buyer: Apple. Ever since its affiliate sales revenue model crumbled with the onset of streaming (there’s no business in an affiliate fee on a $0.01 stream), Shazam has been trying to find a new business model.

How to Protect Your Music with YouTube’s Content ID
How to Protect Your Music with YouTube’s Content IDmedium.com
Music piracy is the industry’s #1 enemy-of-the-state. Since its inception in the days of Napster and file-sharing, music piracy is the can of worms the industry hasn’t yet been able to re-cap.

Music Biz 101: Monetize Your Music on YouTube
Music Biz 101: Monetize Your Music on YouTubeblog.symphonicdistribution.com

YouTube Monetization enables us to monetize and claim videos on YouTube on behalf of Record Labels and Artists. Essentially, this means we make sure you’re able to cash a check for your YouTube views when the content is yours.

Ariana Grande and Rihanna Thank Their Fans for Streaming on Instagram
Ariana Grande and Rihanna Thank Their Fans for Streaming on Instagramwww.mtv.co.uk
What lovely popstars…

Spotify Could Get a Little Wild When It Goes Public
Spotify Could Get a Little Wild When It Goes Publicwww.bloomberg.com
The streaming service’s direct listing won’t be an all-or-nothing proposition.

A Digital Ecosystem for the Live Music Industry
A Digital Ecosystem for the Live Music Industrybitcoinmagazine.com
It’s no secret that the digital economy relies on user engagement. Recently, industries such as pharmaceuticals, information technology and finance have …

Sonos and Ikea are collaborating on sound products for the home
Sonos and Ikea are collaborating on sound products for the hometechcrunch.com
Sonos and Ikea just announced a new collaboration to “create future home sound experiences”. The companies say they want to make it easier to play music..

Now That's What I Call Music albums dominated iTunes in 2017
Now That's What I Call Music albums dominated iTunes in 2017www.bbc.com
The long-running compilation series produced four of the biggest-selling albums of the year.