iHeartRadio is a US based internet radio and subscription streaming service. It is available across 90+ device platforms including online, and via automobiles, gaming consoles, home audio, mobile smartphones and tablets, and TVs. We are delighted to add iHeartRadio to our DSP roster and looking forward to seeing our labels music available on the platform.
Instagram has started removing likes on posts as part of a trial for changes on the platform.
Ever wonder what folks at Pioneer DJ, Soundcloud, Denon DJ, Beatport, Dubset, and more think about the future of music in DJ booths? This year at IMS Ibiza, we got to see an awesome panel discussion on 'Streaming In The DJ Booth'.
Ageism in the dance music industry is a subject that is being discussed more and more, particularly its impact on employment. But what about its impact on the clubbers on the dancefloor itself? As DJ Mag's Harold Heath finds, whether it is targeted at those in older or younger brackets, ageism has no place in our ever-expanding scene...
Look out Spotify and Apple Music - online retail giant Amazon has the fastest-growing music streaming service, with its Music Unlimited subscriber base growing by 70% year on year.
'Introducing Spotify Lite' is the title of the streaming service's latest announcement, although its new app won't need much introduction to anyone who's been following Spotify's business in the last year. The company began testing its data-saving app in Brazil in July 2018; it launched in Malaysia in April 2019; and then in India in May, still described by the company as a 'beta' at that point. Now it's getting a proper rollout across the world.
A common problem that affects all creatives...
I have always wondered what a day in the life of an A&R rep was like. Does he listen to demos in his chair all day? Or does he look online for new artists to sign? To get a better impression of this wonderful A&R job, I asked Marvin Kuijs if I could follow him for a day to see what it's all about.
Sonar Festival founder Enric Palau looks back at the event's first quarter of a century with DJ Mag's Sonar veteran Ben Osborne...
As you may have heard on Instagram you can now add dynamic lyrics to the music experience with Lyrics in Stories! Instagram one-ups TikTok with karaoke lyrics. Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories. Instagram Users Can Now Add Song Lyrics to Their Stories. Rolling out Lyrics in Stories to users in countries that currently have access to music stickers. When the music sticker is used and you select a song from Audio Library, you'll be able to reference the song lyrics to not only help you select the exact part of the song you want to use, but to also visually enhance your Stories post. If the song you select has lyrics available, you'll have the ability to choose from a variety of lyrics animations, font designs, and colors. And like with all stickers, you can move the lyrics around, resize, and rotate them before sharing to your story, and audience. If a song does not currently have lyrics available, you will see 'Lyrics aren't available for this song'. Instagram team is working diligently to add new lyrics every day, so check back early and often! Lyrics are being compiled and delivered by lyric partner MusixMatch Explore the world's largest catalog of song lyrics and translations. For future releases, and to ensure artists lyrics are available in time for their next release, please sign up to become a Verified Artist Click Here at Musixmatch and utilize their New Release form Click Here. Attached you'll find details on how to sign up at Musixmatch, how to submit lyrics for new tracks/albums, and edit existing lyrics. Instagram are thrilled to bring the power of lyrics to the forefront of the music experience on Instagram, and can't wait to see you, artists, and their fans use it! We hope you're excited as we are.
Spotify got the music business chattering last year when it announced that it was enabling artists to upload their music direct to the platform.
Time Is Running Out! Only 48hrs left before our Royalty Worx June sale ends! 'A friendly and well-prepared team focused on your labels needs and with the right knowledge and understanding' Snatch! Records - Michelle Giuffrida (Label Manager)
Record labels are our bread and butter. Our team has an expert understanding of every aspect of running a label, and because we work with so many, we're often first to know about any new technologies, platforms, legislation, revenue opportunities and everything else label-related that would have an impact on how a label needs to be run in order to be successful. As you can imagine, it's a full-time job in itself and a steep learning curve if running your label isn't your main focus.
If you're telling people to 'keep politics out of music', you're missing the point. Here, DJ Mag's Harold Heath explains why politics are an integral part of dance music culture...
The UK's PRS Foundation has announced today (June 25) that it is extending its 'Keychange 50/50' festival pledge to the wider music business to achieve a better gender balance in the industry. Keychange is an initiative led by PRS Foundation and supported by the Creative Europe program of the European Union. It aims to achieve a 50/50 gender split in the music industry by 2022.
At the close of 2014, the US music publishing (and songwriting) industry was hit with some worrying news. According to a survey of the members of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA), Stateside music publishers turned over $2.15bn in that calendar year - a figure which was down 2.5% on 2013's haul of $2.20bn.
Despite being largely ignored by the west, Moscow has had a rich bass scene for over a decade. After reaching an impasse in 2015 as techno ruled the city's bigger dancefloors, there's a renewed energy as 4/4's dominance has inspired a new generation of underground artists and promoters to buck the trend...
A 2008 fire on the Universal Studios backlot has done far more damage than originally divulged. In statements made public for the first time, more than 100,000 master recordings owned by Universal Music Group were lost in the blaze, including works by Elton John, the Eagles, the Police, Guns N' Roses, Nirvana and Tom Petty.