Industry News Roundup // 04.28

Every week, we’re sharing the latest news and information for the music industry and technology worldwide.

Get your learn on and stay in the know with Symphonic’s Music Industry News Roundup!

Your Next Apple Music Update Will Include New Original Shows and Video Content

According to TechCrunch, Apple is expected to announce a new version of its iOS operating system at the WWDC event in June where they’ll be debuting a new platform that puts increased emphasis towards original video programming.

\\ Source Hype Beast //

Spotify Acquires Blockchain Firm to Build “A More Transparent Music Industry”

According to Spotify, the company is said to have launched ‘a world-class blockchain research agenda and open source protocol to better manage data that is critical to the health of the music industry’.

\\ Source Music Business Worldwide //

5 Key Business Tactics for DJs

The success rate of a small business is entirely dependent upon the owner ensuring that they take these five actions to ensure you’re making all the right financial moves.

\\ Source DJ Times //

YouTube’s Biggest Music Video Debut of 2017 is…Not a Music Video

Guess who’s responsible for the biggest YouTube music video debut of 2017 so far.

Ed Sheeran? Nope. Bruno Mars? Nope.

The winner is, in fact, a remix of ‘Despacito’ by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi – featuring Justin Bieber (singing in Spanish) and rapper Daddy Yankee.

\\ Source Music Business Worldwide //

Calculate Your Earnings from Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon, Google Play & More

How much should Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Tidal, Deezer, Microsoft Groove, Google Play Music and Napster be paying you?  Here’s a handy calculator to help you figure it all out.

\\ Source Digital Music News //

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