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If Streaming Isn’t Paying the Bills, Maybe Vinyl Can — Now Qrates Has a Way to Help Artists and Labels Sell a Lot More Records

Photo Credit: James Sutton After 14 consecutive years of growth and a record-setting 2021, vinyl’s commercial resurgence is showing few signs of slowing down. Now, vinyl upstart Qrates is helping artists translate their streaming successes into more serious physical revenue. One sad outcome of the streaming explosion is the lack of any significant revenue for […]

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VEVA Sound Thinks Song Credits Are ‘Cool’ Enough With New Campaign — “Credits Are Cool”

Right Said Fred, Hailey Steele, and The Young Fables have released custom merchandise through VEVA Sound’s Credits Are Cool campaign. Photo Credit: VEVA Sound VEVA Sound has long stressed the key role that metadata and credits play in the streaming-driven music landscape. Now, to raise awareness of crediting’s significance while helping artists unlock a new […]

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Music Benefactors Quietly Validates Its Model With Multiple Artist Offerings — With a $5 Million Catalog Acquisition Ahead

Music Benefactors Founder & CEO Matt Lutz Music Benefactors has already helped several artists bankroll their ambitious projects with fans’ financial support. Now, capitalizing on these encouraging results, the fast-rising music investment platform is continuing to make noteworthy plays – including a just-finalized multi-million dollar deal with publishing administrator The Best Music Co. It’s now […]

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Artist Republik’s 360-Degree Creator Platform Aims to Simplify the Mess of Managing a Musical Career

Independent artists have never had the same access and opportunities needed to grow their careers. Now, Artist Republik aims to solve the issue of resource overload with an all-encompassing, ‘360-degree’ platform solution. The good news is that you can now manage every aspect of your musical career — and retain 100% of your revenues. The […]

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Muso.AI Partners With Music Story to Dramatically Overhaul Streaming Metadata and Crediting

Muso.AI has developed a promising solution to help streaming services render missing credits an issue of the past. Now, the metadata platform aims to deepen the impact of that solution through a newly finalized partnership with Music Story. Back in October, Digital Music News teamed up with Muso.AI as it announced the rollout of Muso.AI […]

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Play MPE Is Bringing Its Music Discovery and Promotion Tools to the Booming Latin Market

Miami, one of the many locations that Play MPE is targeting in its Latin expansion (photo: Ryan Spencer) Having established itself as a leading provider of music promotion and discovery tools in the U.S., Europe, and Australia, Play MPE has formally unveiled ambitious plans to expand into the fast-growing Latin market. Since 2003, Play MPE […]

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360-Degree Platform Artist Republik Acquires Remote Collaboration Upstart Featured X

Comprehensive 360-degree artist platform Artist Republik has officially acquired remote collaboration platform Featured X — the latest move in a continued expansion of artist services. Artist Republik is announcing the high-profile acquisition today, which follows its launch of artist-feedback service Elite Reviews. The Providence, Rhode Island-headquartered Artist Republik has specified that Featured X’s talent-filled creator […]

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Play MPE Está Llevando Sus Herramientas de Promoción y Descubrimiento Musical al Mercado Latino Que Esta en Auge

Miami, una de las muchas ubicaciones a las que se dirige Play MPE en su ambiciosa expansión latinoamericana. Crédito Fotográfico: Ryan Spencer Habiéndose establecido como un proveedor líder de promoción y herramientas de descubrimiento musical en los EE. UU., Europa y Australia, Play MPE ha presentado formalmente planes ambiciosos para expandirse en el mercado latinoamericano […]

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Want to Make Your Music Blow Up on TikTok? Here Are 8 Proven Tips

Many artists, including quick-rising creators and established acts alike, have enjoyed substantial commercial success as a result of viral TikTok trends. But what’s the secret to blowing your music up on TikTok? Playlist Push cut its teeth on Spotify playlists, once the most important battleground for growing your music. But that was before TikTok exploded, […]