Mark Bryan, guitar player and founding member of Hootie & the Blowfish, shares his own experiences with building a successful music career and offers some advice for new and emerging artists that want to stay true to their passion for making music and navigate the business side of the industry.
Tagged: emerging artists
Music business analysts talked about why small tech startups could revive the music industry, The Grammys announced opportunities for aspiring artists, and commercial brand sponsorship improved revenue in the UK music business.
Pandora reported an ad revenue increase, Ticketmaster blamed bots for stealing tickets from music fans, and the British Arts Council created an initiative to support aspiring musicians.
January marked as the best month for artists to release new albums, a study showed many artists appearing on Billboard become one-hit wonders and file-sharing site MegaUpload was finally brought down by feds.
Mike More, founder and CEO of Headliner.fm talks about how his recommendation network works and where in the digital space he thinks artists should be focusing if they want to build successful careers.