Top Music Business Articles – April 13

Top Music Business Articles – April 13

I came across some great articles this week. The topics were varied and the perspectives interesting. Several of them share a theme of “looking back and evaluating” You will see what I mean. Enjoy.

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WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF LANDING A POP HIT?


 

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LADY GAGA’S STARTUP BACKPLANE BURNS OUT AND SELLS ASSETS


 

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IS YOUTUBE’S MUSIC DOMINATION FINALLY COMING TO AN END?


 

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HERE’S WHAT IT FELT LIKE SEEING GUNS N’ ROSES AT THE TROUBADOUR


 

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Top Music Business Articles – April 4, 2016

Top Music Business Articles – April 4, 2016

    Q PRIME’S BERNSTEIN AND MENSCH ON MANAGING METALLICA AND JIMMY PAGE, PLAYING THE LABEL GAME, AND STAYING ON TOP FOR 33 YEARS STUBHUB WILL USE VIRTUAL REALITY TO LET YOU PREVIEW YOUR SEAT   HOW FASHION BRANDS ARE CASHING IN ON SUMMER TOURS OF ADELE AND MORE   STREAMING MUSIC VS. DOWNLOADING, 2015… Continue Reading

Top Music Business Articles This Week – March 28

Top Music Business Articles This Week – March 28

I’m looking forward to the ACM Awards and iHeartRadio Awards next weekend. Who will be watching? Here are the best articles I found last week. WHERE’S THE MONEY? YOUTUBE REVENUES EXPLAINED   DAVE GROHL – ADVICE ON BEING A SUCCESSFUL MUSICIAN   WHY WE’RE NOT MAKING PLANS FOR COACHELLA AND BONNAROO   7 YEARS: HOW… Continue Reading

Top Music Business Articles This Week – March 21

Top Music Business Articles This Week – March 21

I was traveling most of last week so I wasn’t able to get this out on Friday, but here are the best music business articles I came across last week. BILLBOARD’S BRANDING POWER PLAYERS: MEET THE MASTERS OF MARKETING INSIDE SOUNDCLOUD, THE MOVE TO REVENUE BEGINS A COUNTRY REVOLUTION WITH A LOW-STAKES SOUND FALL OF… Continue Reading

Top Music Business Articles this week – March 12

Every week I read dozens of music business articles. Many of them are announcements about albums, tours, award shows, etc. Some of them contain real value and important information. I’m going to start hand-selecting the best, most informative articles and share them on the blog. Here we go!   CHART-TOPPING ARTISTS SIMPLY WORK HARDER, STUDY FINDS  … Continue Reading

Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

Is Success Based On Luck? How To Improve Your Chances

As I write this, the Powerball lottery just surpassed $1 Billion in total payout. After daydreaming about what you would do with the money, imagine if there was a way to improve your odds of winning. Other than purchasing a few hundred million tickets, there really isn’t anything you can do. The lottery, by definition,… Continue Reading

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

How To Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

What does it take to become world-class? Is it the result of passion? What about sacrifice? What if your passion and interest in something isn’t enough? The music business is dominated by blockbusters. The vast majority of artists are either just getting by, or stuck. In the middle there are some career artists. However, there… Continue Reading

12 Books I Loved In 2015

12 Books I Loved In 2015

As the author Joyce Carol Oates exclaims: “Read widely and without apology. Read what you want to read, not what someone tells you you should read.” Good advice in my opinion. Charlie Munger, the billionaire partner of Warren Buffet states: “I believe in the discipline of mastering the best that other people have figured out.… Continue Reading

Steal This List! 12 Music Partnerships Ideas For Savvy Brands

Steal This List! 12 Music Partnerships Ideas For Savvy Brands

When I started my career in the music industry a decade ago, I never expected to end up as a specialist in brand and music partnerships. I started in artist management and now I work at a talent agency handling brand partnerships for our artist clients. Working with brands is creative and different from other aspects… Continue Reading

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers Of 2015

At Three Sixty Deal, the mission is to serve artists by providing useful and actionable information. For the first time, we’ve compiled a list highlighting The Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers of 2015.   Continue Reading