How artists succeed on Spotify, according to a playlisting professional

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Streaming is as much a way of life for musicians as it is a game, and games are often won or lost based on the intelligence of the players. Continue Reading

VIDEO: The Maine, 8123, and the value of community

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In our latest Music Biz 101 video, host James Shotwell explains how American rock band The Maine created a supportive community of fan through their music. Continue Reading

Pre-Adds (Pre-Saves) are the new pre-orders, but is that a good thing?

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Consumers are replacing pre-orders with pre-adds and pre-saves, but is something more important than sales being lost along the way? Continue Reading