Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Friday, June 24th, 2016


U.K. Votes to Leave European Union: Music Biz Reacts Brexit is ‘likely to be devastating’ for UK film and TV industry Quick Take: Brexit and the UK Media and Tech Sectors Billboard’s 2016 Digital Power Players List: The Industry Leaders Shaping the Game

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016


New York’s Meadows Festival Under Fire Only 1 Day After It Was Announced SoundCloud Ramps Up Music Discovery, Adds ‘Suggest Tracks’ Movie Criticism Is an Overwhelmingly Male Dominated Field (Study) An Open Letter to Congress: Stop Gun Violence Now (from artists & Billboard)

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016


To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: For the British Music Industry, There’s Little Question Hollywood’s UK Community Debates Brexit: Should They Stay Or Should They Go? Tumblr just launched live video in the smartest way possible Twitter and Vine now support videos up to 140-seconds long Spotify Looks to Ramp Up Ad Business

Daily News Highlights: Monday, June 20th, 2016


SoundExchange to Payout $860 Million in Digital Royalties This Year, CEO Calls Out Radio Over Royalties Google Sees DMCA Notices Quadruple in Two Years New York criminalizes the use of ticket-buying bots The music industry signs up Taylor Swift and U2 in its fight against YouTube Spotify racks up 100 million active users