Ultimate Hip Hop Mixtapes with Mixtape Monkey

It seems like Hip-hop mixtapes are still going strong! Mixtape Monkey founder Mark Serrano has stated that they have over 11 million listeners. Mixtape Monkey has always been a place for the best possible Hip-hop…

Is the Chinese Music Streaming Market a Duopoly?

Short Answer: Yes. Tencent Music Entertainment and Netease Cloud Music control the chinese music streaming market. Between Tencent Music Entertainment (which owns QQ Music, Kugou and Kuwo) and Netease Cloud Music they have over 80%…

Use Google Assistant on Sonos One and Sonos Beam Next Week

Sonos is rolling out the Google Assistant onto its Sonos One and Sonos Beam smart speakers next week. The functionality will launch in the US initially, “with more markets to come over the next few…

BBC Creating a Virtual Voice Assistant to Compete with Alexa, Siri and OK Google

It has been reported that the BBC are working on a voice assistant in the same style as Siri, Alexa or Google. “It would be your trusted guide to information, education and entertainment,” says an…

Ultra Music Festival No Longer in Miami after 21 Years!

Ultra Music Festival after 21 years will no longer be held in Miami. Ultra shared the open letter on Twitter that announced the termination of Ultra’s license with the city. Now finalizing a new South…

Get Paid Monthly with RouteNote – Tired of Your Distributor Paying Quarterly (like Tunecore and others)!

RouteNote is one of the worlds largest digital music distributors! RouteNote works with over 290,000 artists worldwide at present and we are focused on making sure our artists get the best possible customer service. As…

Top 12 Independent Record Labels Based on 2018 US Revenues

Independent record labels are on the rise and in the first quarter of 2019 they accounted for over 36% of the U.S. market share. Above is an image that shows you the top 12 independent…

Bob Lefsetz Lets Us Know His Trends for 2019 – Decline of Major Labels and Hip-Hop

Bob Lefsetz (the famed music journalist) has published his latest Trends report. The report provides some interesting insights into what he sees happening over the next year or so. The major labels will lose power….

How Many Artists and Podcasters are on Spotify?

Daniel Ek recently confirmed in the most recent quarterly numbers that there are over 3.9 million artists (and podcasters) now on the Spotify platform. This is still a very long way behind Soundcloud who have…

Get Amazon Music Unlimited – 3 Months Free Music Streaming!

Amazon is currently giving away 3 months completely free on Amazon Music Unlimited. Unlimited access to 50 million songs – including all the latest and greatest artists and albums, as well as thousands of playlists…