it to Forbes for the beauty of this layout. Striking.]
30 Under 30 2020: Music -
O'Malley Greenburg and Alexandra Sternlicht (Forbes) -- Topping charts and
Subscriber Market Shares H1 2019
Mulligan (Music Industry Blog) -- The global streaming market continues to grow
at pace. … At the end of June 2019 there were 304.9 million music subscribers
globally. That was up 34 million on the end of 2018. … 2019 was a year of
growth and consolidation, with the global picture dominated by the big four
Correct History of Music Streaming
Turner (Penny Fractions)
Infographic Guide To Music Licensing
Owsinski (Music 3.0) -- Music licensing can be a confusing morass of legal
slings and arrows that most artists and songwriters can’t quite get their arms
around. It’s not rocket science, but it’s not easy to navigate either. The
following infographic from attorney Joy Butler does a great job at simplifying
the process as much as possible.
vs. Trademark: “Can I Copyright My Band Name?”
Esposito (Copyright Alliance) -- Pop Quiz! What do Taylor Swift and Kanye West
have in common
The Top Songs, Artists, Playlists, and Podcasts of 2019—and the Last Decade
Chartmetrics Used Data To Predict The Winners of the CMAs
By Rutger Ansley
Rosenborg (Chartmetrics) -- Through a combination of social and streaming data,
Chartmetric cast some educated guesses on who would come out on top at this
year’s Country Music Awards – guesses which proved to be mostly correct.
Debuts VERSED Podcast
Houghton (HypeBot) -- VERSED: The ASCAP podcast debuts
today. It seems as everyone is launching a podcast, but this one might actually
be of use, particularly to songwriters, composers and music publishers. VERSED
will feature interviews with music creators from all music genres about the
struggles, hard work, breakthroughs and triumphs of the creative life.
Importance of Aesthetics In Music Production
-- What's the role of aesthetics in music production? Here are a few aspects
you should take
into consideration while producing your hit.
How an Opera Gets Made
Caswell (Vox) -- Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera.
Wiz Poses Celebs Hanging With Their Younger Selves
Gelinck (Twisted Sifter)
Year’s Hottest Toys: Bringing Back the Classics, Teaching Tech, Exploring
Been In Finance For 30 Years. Here Are The Biggest End-Of-Year Money Mistakes I
See People Making
By Jim Brown
(Make It) -- After more than 30 years of working in finance (as an auditor,
investor, tax preparer and consultant), .... I’ve seen people leave hundreds —
often thousands — of dollars on the table because they missed out on tax
savings, credit card bonuses and several other opportunities.
Annual Industry Slowdown is Coming [VIDEO]
Shotwell (Haulix Daily) -- December is a strange time for music professionals…
50 Songs for a
Roberts (L.A. Times) -- Some of Los Angeles’ selling points need to be reset. The idea of
endless summers has shifted in the age of climate change. “It Never Rains in
Southern California” has morphed into Bad Religion’s “Los Angeles Is Burning.”
The carefree allure of rolling down the Ventura Freeway used to be a cool thing
to sing about. Now the drive is mostly a bumper-to-bumper slog.