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YouTube To Disable Automatic Posting To Twitter, Google+

YouTube is disabling the ability to automatically repost activity (uploads, liked videos, etc.) on Twitter and Google+ as of January 31st. "We’ve found that sharing these actions with a custom message (instead of through automatically generated posts) provides a better experience for the sharer and their followers on other social networks," YouTube said in an email to creators. You can continue to easily share videos to your social network: On the watch page on any device: click Sh...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Music, Youtube, Marketing, Social Media, Musicians, Music Business, Musician, Bruce Houghton, Twitter Google, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video


Pop Prodigy Greyson Chance Talks Gaga, Buzzwords And Cheap Wines

In this piece from AWAL's #nofilter Q&A series, viral sensation Greyson Chance discusses how he was able to spin his fifteen minutes of fame from a sensational Lady Gaga cover into a successful career in the music industry. _______________________________ Guest post from AWAL Welcome to #nofilter, a recurring Q&A series that gives standout artists room to breathe. It’s not easy flipping 15 minutes of fame into legions of fans that give a f*ck. Eight years ago, on the back of a jaw...
Tags: Music, Diy, Marketing, Music Industry, Guest Post, Indie, Musicians, Ellen, Music Business, Indie Labels, Musician, Greyson Chance, Greyson, Awal, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting


YouTube's $100M Upload Filter Failures Shows Disaster Article 13 Will Be For Internet

[Op-Ed] As the debate over Article 13 rages on, the recent launch of YouTube's upload filter, designed to sift out illicit uploads and which cost the platform about $100 million, has, according to mIke Masnick,  shown what a disaster the piece of legislation will be for the internet as a whole. __________________________ Op-ed by Mike Masnick of Techdirt The entire Article 13 debate is a weird one. It appears that both the recording industry and the film industry are going for broke ...
Tags: Spotify, Europe, Music, Youtube, US, Eu, Guest Post, Ed, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Mike Masnick, Audiam, YouTube YouTube, YouTube & Video, Dan Bull


A Record Label Is About To Overtake Personalities As Biggest YouTube Channel

The golden age of YouTube personalities may, it seems, be finally drawing to a close as creators burn out and corporations improve the implementation of their channels. One of the clearest signs of this shift is the impending de-throning of Swedish gamer PewDiePie, who currently maintains a whopping 76.4 subscribers, by an Indian music label/movie studio. __________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owinski of Music 3.0 It seems like the days of the YouTube personality are slowly b...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Youtube, India, United States, Guest Post, Pewdiepie, Music Business, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Mark Mulligan, Bobby Owinski, YouTube & Video


How One Beat Is Killing Country Music [VIDEO]

Country music has been taken over by snap and click tracks, says music journalist Grady Smith; and it is doing the genre a disservice. "Keep in mind," says Smith "I like a handful of these songs, but the pervasiveness of this exact same beat is suffocating." Grady Smith says he's JUST "trying to think about country music without being a jerk," and his Grady Smith On Country YouTube series is a must-subscribe if you care about country or Americana music. [Author: Bruce Hough...
Tags: Music, Country Music, Streaming, Smith, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, YouTube & Video, Snap Tracks, Grady Smith


Tunefind Names Top TV, Film Syncs Of 2018

Tunefind has released its statistically driven Top TV and Film Sync lists of 2018 and for the second year in a row ABC's  Grey's Anatomy is televisions most influential show when it comes to music. Ruelle tops the artist sync ranking. Tunefind produces the monthly  Top TV Songs list which ranks songs that appear in TV shows using stats from Tunefind, Shazam and Nielsen Music. Top TV Songs of 2018 1. The Seige, "Arise" (Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, S1E4) 2. Nilu, "Are You with Me" (Grey's...
Tags: Music, Anatomy, Abc, Peaky Blinders, Supernatural, Deadpool, Graham Coxon, Yellowstone, Ibiza, David Holmes, Grey, Lucifer, Music Business, Indie Labels, Alexandre Desplat, Alan Silvestri


Christmas in Paris

December is especially nice to find Christmas decorations. Hotels have nicely decorated interiors and, of course, the department stores go all out. Galeries Lafayette always has a fabulous tree under its beautiful dome. The Piaget company probably paid for the tree-just a guess. Closer to the tree looking up at the dome.   Looking down. Underneath. A little boy looking in a lavishly decorated and animated department store window.   Some animation and music done periodically with the Christma...
Tags: Travel, Christmas, Paris, Tree, Window, Decorations, Youtube Video, Galeries Lafayette, Piaget, Life in Paris


Netflix To Release Fyre Festival Doc: Watch The Teaser

The failed Fyre Festival is the subject of a documentary to be released on Netflix next month. The doc “gives a first-hand look into the disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organizers themselves.” Promoter Billy McFarland received a six-year prison sentence.     Get your exclusive first look at FYRE — a revealing new doc about the insanity and rapid unraveling of Fyre Festival: the greatest party that never happened. Premieres January 18. #NetflixNewsWeek pic.twitter.com/B4...
Tags: Video, Music, Netflix, Music Business, Live & Touring, Bruce Houghton, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, YouTube & Video


5 Things Missing From Most Musician Facebook Pages

Chris Robley of CD Baby highlights the five things every artist must include on their Facebook page that are so frequently neglected. When it comes to your Facebook page, a first impression is likely the only impression you'll be able to make. ____________________________ By Chris Robley of CD Baby from the DIY Musician blog People will only visit your Facebook page ONCE! Your fans are never going to check your Facebook page again after that first visit. It’s just not ho...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Facebook Pages, Marketing, Social Media, Maine, Guest Post, Music Business, Jason Isbell, LA Times, Chris Robley, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, Product Merch


Ariana Grande Breaks Yet Another YouTube Record

Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" just broke yet another YouTube record. In addition to being biggest music video debut in YouTube history, earning 55.4 million views in it's first 24 hours, its is now also the fastest video to earn 100 million views, reaching the milestone in under four days following the release of the video on Friday, Nov. 30 at 3pm ET. photo: YouTube screenshot Grande is also now Spotify's most streamed artists worldwide and the  "Thank U, Next" single is #1 on the ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, Marketing, Adele, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, YouTube & Video, Blackpink, Thank U Next


Ariana Grande Breaks Spotify, YouTube Records, BTS Falls

Ariana Grande has become Spotify's most streamed artists worldwide. The milestone comes as her "Thank U, Next" video breaks YouTube all time record for the most views in the first 24 hours of its release. photo: YouTube screenshot "Thank U, Next" single is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third straight week. sheesh. thank u. https://t.co/56FJvHmF7c — Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) November 30, 2018 Grande reached the Spotify global milestone after passing 46.9 million...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, Marketing, Adele, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, YouTube & Video, Blackpink, Thank U Next


This Week On The YouTube Music Charts: 'Mo Bamba,' 'All I Want For Christmas' and More

Sheck Wes’ track “Mo Bamba” ruled the YouTube Music charts landing at #1, Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic began climbing the charts, and Queen saw continued success after the release of their biopic. YouTube Music Highlights - Sheck Wes - “Mo Bamba” completes its ascent up the YouTube charts, taking over the #1 slot on the US Top Music Videos chart this week. Daily views of the video reached as high as 1.9 million during the chart week. - After re-entering the chart last week, Mariah...
Tags: Music, Youtube, US, Jennifer Lopez, Charts, Mariah Carey, Youtube Music, Music Business, Travis Scott, Bruce Houghton, Jennie, Steve Aoki, Lele Pons, YouTube & Video, Sheck Wes, YouTube United States Top Songs


SoundCloud Troll's DMCA Takedowns Demonstrates Weakness Of System

DMCA takedown notices have received plenty of flack for their inaccuracy and rampant dissemination. Most recently trolls posing as rights holders have been able to take advantage of the DMCA's failure to closely look into any allegedly infringing material by getting them to issue takedown notices against completely legitimate content. __________________________ Guest post by Timothy Geigner of TechDirt Much has been written at this point about the problems with various "notice and ta...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Streaming, Dmca, Soundcloud, Music Business, Music Tech, Timothy Geigner, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, Moonboy, Jaime Madsen


Growing A Music Career While Protecting Your Mental Health

Sonny Stuart Winter shares advice for music industry hopefuls by recounting his experience from age 15 putting on  music events and how it led to a successful industry career. Later, he talks about the role of social media and mental health, and how they relate to the music business. _______________________________ Guest post by Sony Stuart Winter If you're thinking of studying Music Business at University, if you're studying now, or if you're aiming to succeed in the Music Industry ...
Tags: Europe, Music, London, Social Media, University, Guest Post, Music Business, Indie Labels, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video, Sonny Stuart Winter, Sony Stuart, Bucks New University, Natalia Witek


10 Covers That Creatively Transform The Original Song

Covers are a a central idea of the western pop scene, often rising to become more famous than the original version of a song. Some of the best covers have been able to truly reimagine a song in a way which gives it a fresh meaning, or causes it to evoke and entirely different feel in the listener. Here we look at ten such examples. _________________________ Guest post by Evan Zwisler of Soundfly's Flypaper Cover songs are ubiquitous in pop culture. In fact, I’d even go as far to...
Tags: Music, New York, California, New York City, Jimi Hendrix, Brooklyn, Guest Post, Shanghai, Tokyo, Kylie Minogue, Kanye, Kurt Cobain, Mitchell, How I Listen, Cadillac, Chet Faker


Losses Grow At Live Music Streamer LiveXLive

Live music event streamer LiveXLive Media reported record revenue for their second fiscal quarter of 2019, but still missed Wall Street’s estimates. Revenue for the quarter came in at $7.97 million, up by 5% from the first quarter, when they cleared 7.62 million. However, the company missed the mark set by investment analysts, who had set a consensus of $8.33 million for the quarter. For Q2 2019, LiveXLive recorded a loss from operations of $9.5 million and a net loss of $10.3 million. Live...
Tags: Music, Musicians, Streaming, Music Business, Music Tech, Live & Touring, Musician, Bruce Houghton, San Francisco CA, Las Vegas NV, Bay Area oakland, LiveXLive, LiveXLive Media, YouTube & Video, Rob Ellin, Securities Exchange Commission LiveXLive


MTV Reprises Infamous ‘Spring Break’

Days after acquiring the SnowGlobe Music Festival to build its live entertainment presence, MTV has announced it is bringing back an old chestnut – “MTV Spring Break” – which introduced North America to many new artists  . The new version of “MTV Spring Break” will take place March 19-21 at the Grand Oasis Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, featuring performances, surprise celebrity guests and plenty of young skin in swim clothes. MTV will also host alternative Spring Break events for the “rising t...
Tags: Music, Radiohead, Mtv, Las Vegas, Lil Wayne, North America, Caribbean, Live & Touring, Broadcast & Satellite, Bruce Houghton, CANCUN Mexico, YouTube & Video, MTV Studios, MTV Spring Break, Grand Oasis Hotel, Facebook Watch MTV


Facebook Outage Reveals People Still Read News Other Ways, Would YouTube Outage Reveal Something Similar About Music?

While YouTube has certainly moved in on the music industry in a major way, carving out a huge swathe of listens and views, a recent news outage at Facebook has suggested consumers may not be as dedicated to these major sites as was at first thought, and that, were YouTube to disappear, consumers would have no trouble moving on to greener pastures in order to get the music they crave. ________________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle of Music Tech Solutions I have often sa...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Music, Youtube, Social Media, Guest Post, European Parliament, Music Business, How I Listen, Chris Castle, Tower Records, Josh Schwartz, YouTube & Video, Facebook Outage, Somehow YouTube, Nielman Lab


YouTube Music Charts 11.2-8.18: Ariana Grande Is #1, Linkin Park Passes 1B Views

On the YouTube Music Charts this week, Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” reached #1 on the US Top Songs Chart, Linkin Park’s “Numb” crosses 1 billion views, and Queen continues up charts again  following the release of their biopic   Highlights - Linkin Park’s official music video for “Numb” hit 1B last week -- the group’s first to reach the milestone. Linkin Park are currently #87 on the  Global Top Artist chart . - Ariana Grande’s new single “thank u, next” debuts at the top of t...
Tags: Music, Youtube, US, United States, Ariana Grande, Streaming, Charts, Linkin Park, Youtube Music, Exo, Music Business, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Royce, Travis Scott, Bruce Houghton


How I Created A $300 Fan Generated Music Video

While creating music videos is an important segment of an artist's music promotion, such endeavors are frequently expensive and time-consuming. In this interview Ariel Hyatt speaks with Eli Lev about how he did things a little more frugally with the help of fans. ____________________________ In this latest piece interview from MusicThinkTank, Ariel Hyatt chats with independent artist Eli Lev about how he managed to successfully create a music video with the assistance of his fanbase.  ...
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, Ariel Hyatt, Zuke, MusicThinkTank Ariel Hyatt, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, Eli Lev


YouTube CEO Says Article 13 Could Kill Music Videos

In her strongest statement so far, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says that the European Union’s proposed Article 13 copyright directive is impossible for YouTube to comply with. “Platforms that follow these rules, and make a good effort to help rights holders identify their content, shouldn’t be held directly liable for every single piece of content that a user uploads,” Wojcicki wrote in a new blog post. "The parliament’s approach is unrealistic in many cases because copyright owners oft...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Eu, European Union, Susan Wojcicki, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Wojcicki, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, Article 13


WARNING: Do Not Post Duplicative Content To YouTube

Here Chris Robley cautions against the dangers of posting content to your YouTube channel which too closely matches something you or another user has uploaded, and the negative consequences YouTube will counter with should you do so. ________________________________ By Chris Robley of CD Baby from the DIY Musician blog The DOs and DON’Ts of duplicate content on YouTube. Wait, did I say there are DOs? Sorry. No. There are no DOs. Just DON’Ts. DON’T have duplicat...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Maine, Guest Post, Music Business, LA Times, Chris Robley, YouTube Partner Program, D.I.Y, YouTube Wait, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video


Facebook Launches Lasso: TicTok, Musically Video Clone With Massive Music Library

Facebook has launched Lasso, a much rumored clone of hugely popular short video lip sync app TicTok. The Musical.ly short music video app was acquired and incorporated into TicToc last year.  Facebook is known to fight competition by copying their services, as it did with Snapchat. Lasso also takes full advantage of Facebook's recent music licensing deals with labels and publishers.  "Lasso is a new standalone app for short-form, entertaining videos - from comedy to beauty to fi...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Social Media, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton, Lasso, YouTube & Video, TicToc, Snapchat Lasso, Facebook Lasso


Facebook Launches Lasso: TicTok, Musically Video Clone

Facebook has launched Lasso, a much rumored clone of hugely popular short video lip sync app TicTok. The Musical.ly short music video app was acquired and incorporated into TicToc last year.  Facebook is known to fight competition by copying their services, as it did with Snapchat. Lasso also takes full advantage of Facebook's recent music licensing deals with labels and publishers.  "Lasso is a new standalone app for short-form, entertaining videos - from comedy to beauty to fitn...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Social Media, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton, Lasso, YouTube & Video, TicToc, Snapchat Lasso, Facebook Lasso


MTV Acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival, Plans Global Live Music, Event Expansion

MTV has acquired the SnowGlobe Music Festival, as part of a plan to expand the brand and business beyond TV. Held on New Year’s Eve, the annual event is held in South Lake Tahoe and with more than 20,000 fans for three days of music, action sports and interactive art. Kendrick Lamar,  Post Malone and  Zedd are among the major artists that have performed at SnowGlobe, which is highlighted by a countdown party at midnight on New Year’s Eve that MTV is sure to cover live. Terms of the de...
Tags: Music, Mtv, South Lake Tahoe, Zedd, Music Business, Live & Touring, Broadcast & Satellite, Bruce Houghton, Chris McCarthy, YouTube & Video, MTV Studios, Kendrick Lamar Post Malone, Real World for Facebook, MTV Digital Studios, Eric Prydz Rezz, MTV 's Times Square


YouTube Paid Music Industry $1.8B In Past Year

YouTube paid the music industry $1.8 billion in advertising revenue from October 2017 to September 2018, according to Google.  YouTube has paid the music industry $6 billion since launch. Google and YouTube say that they have invested $100 million to build and staff the Content ID system which underpins YouTube's copyright protection and payment efforts.  The news came in a new Google report "How Google Fights Piracy." Other findings from this year's Google Piracy report: $3 billi...
Tags: Google, Music, Youtube, Music Business, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Google YouTube, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, YouTube Paid Music Industry, Google Piracy


If You Want To Live Stream, Twitch Dwarfs YouTube [CHART]

While longform live streaming on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram is on the rise, their audience is still dwarfed by Twitch. While thought of as a gaming and esports platform, a lot more happens or could happen there. Savvy musicians like Drake have already experimented with the platform by playing a top gamer live, but that just scratches the surface of how the Amazon owned platform could be used to connect with fans.  via streamlelements.com [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Amazon, Music, Instagram, Marketing, Drake, Twitch, Live Video, Bruce Houghton, YouTube Facebook, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video


10 Steps To Getting The Ultimate Optimized YouTube Video

No matter how brilliant your video may be, simply uploading it on YouTube without first taking the time to optimize it means you're unlikely to get any kind of views. Here we look at the ten steps to ensuring you get the most views possible. ____________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 What good is making a video if no one sees it? Regardless of how well-made your video is, that’s what can happen if you just post it without thinking about how to optimize it ...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Marketing, Guest Post, Music Business, Bobby Owsinski, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video


YouTube's Art Tracks Explained

Since not every song arrives on YouTube with an accompanying music video or visual content, YouTube has introduced Art Tracks, which automatically populates artist's audio tracks for them. _____________________________ Guest post by  Chris Lejuez  of The Orchard's The Daily Rind If you’ve listened to music on YouTube within the past several months you almost certainly have come across Art Tracks, which are recognizable by the album artwork and text displaying the artist, track tit...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Marketing, Guest Post, Indie Labels, D.I.Y, Chris Lejuez, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video, Art Tracks YouTube


How To Premiere Your Next Video On YouTube

Although only available to select creators for the moment, YouTube recently followed Facebook's lead by debuting a video premiere feature which allows viewers to watch a video together as soon as it's published. Here Chris Robley walks us through how it works. By Chris Robley of CD Baby from their blog, The DIY Musician YouTube launches a “premiere” feature so your viewers can watch a video together the moment it’s published. Weeks ago, Facebook announced that they’d made their sc...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Youtube, Guest Post, Music Business, Chris Robley, YouTube First, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, YouTube & Video