Day: 3 novembre 2017

U2 to use Ticketmaster Verified Fan platform for US tour

We’ve reported on the growth of Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan initiative earlier in this bulletin, but in separate news yesterday, the company had some news on the artist front.
U2 are going to use Verified Fan for all the tickets sold for their upcoming US tour, rather than just a portion of them like previous artists have. Ticketmaster will be running pre-sales for U2’s fan club as well as their branded partnership with bank Citi.
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Source: Music ally

YouTube co-produces behind-the-scenes videos for Camila Cabello

Former Fifth Harmony star Camila Cabello is launching some new stuff on YouTube: a series of three ‘behind-the-scenes’ videos based on the actual music video for her single ‘Havana’.
The interesting point here: the new videos have been co-produced by YouTube itself with Epic Records. The first episode went live yesterday, with the next two to follow at weekly intervals.
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Source: Music ally

Salute Music Makers contest gives cryptocurrency to entrants

Salute Music Makers is the latest attempt to adapt the idea of a musical talent contest to the digital world. Announced in March, it has attracted more than 2,000 entrants so far, with six chosen as finalists this past weekend.
Now Salute is announcing a very-topical additional element to its contest: plans to distribute free cryptocurrency to everyone who entered the competition.
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Source: Music ally

Metal streaming service Gimme Radio launches new iOS app

We’ve been wondering about the potential for single-genre streaming services for a while now, with classical (through companies like Primephonic and Grammofy – one of the first areas to explore the idea.
Now it’s time for metal to have a go, with streaming service Gimme Radio launching its first mobile app this week. Pitched as “the ultimate streaming music service for the true metal fan”, its completely free to listen to, with no advertising, adopting a radio-style model for delivering music, rather than on-demand.
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Source: Music ally

Spotify data shows ‘listening diversity’ is up 40%

Spotify says it’s experiencing “an explosion in listening diversity” on its service, by which it means the number of artists the average listener streams in a week.
“Since 2014, the average number of artists each listener streams per week has increased 37 percent, from just under 30 to about 41 artists per week so far in 2017. And the biggest increase happened in the past year,” wrote the company’s insights team in a blog post. “The majority of this effect is coming from our personalised and editorial playlists and discovery tools.”
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Source: Music ally

Manager, Global Digital Business Development – Warner Music Group – London

Job Description: A little bit about our Team: The Warner Music Group Business Development team is responsible for the company’s global strategic initiatives and business partnerships to drive the consumption of our music via digital platforms. Within Business Development, the Innovation team of four (or five, with you) is focused on emerging business models and […]
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