Spotify’s ‘Preferred Distributor’ List Now Includes 23 Companies

Spotify preferred distributor list

Photo Credit: Sara Kurfeß Spotify’s ‘Preferred Distributor’ List now includes 23 companies — up from only five just a few years ago. Since 2018, Spotify has enabled artists to upload their tracks onto the platform […]

CAA Inks Deal With Web3 Label Hume

CAA virtual artist

Photo Credit: Hume CAA aims to create opportunities for Hume’s roster of virtual artists with top brands. Are broader audiences ready for this? Virtual artist experiment FN Meka went down in flames, a new cast […]

Vintage Culture Teases Debut Album, Launches New Label and Event Series With BOMA

Vintage Culture Teases Debut Album, Launches New Label and Event Series With BOMA

Vintage Culture, who also dropped a new single, continues to highlight why he’s one of the foremost tastemakers in the latest melodic house boom cycle. The next evolution of Vintage Culture has arrived. The red-hot […]

Controversial Grammy wins—and how they’ve aged

Controversial Grammy wins—and how they've aged

The Grammy Awards have had plenty of controversial wins. Stacker compiled an original list of some of the most egregious wins—and how those decisions have aged. – Ron Galella, Ltd. // Ron Galella Collection via Getty […]

Will Ticketmaster withstand the Beyoncé Renaissance tour frenzy? : NPR

Will Ticketmaster withstand the Beyoncé Renaissance tour frenzy? : NPR

Beyoncé performs at the Oscars in March 2022. Her “Renaissance” World Tour later this year will mark her first solo tour since 2016. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Robyn Beck/AFP via […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra to Release Double Album ‘V,’ Share New Single “Layla”

Unknown Mortal Orchestra to Release Double Album 'V,' Share New Single "Layla"

Photo by Juan Ortiz Arenas Today, Unknown Mortal Orchestra announced they’ll release their previously-teased double album V on March 17 via Jagjaguwar. In celebration of the news, the New Zealand psychedelic rock band released their latest single, […]

An expert explains why artists give up rights to their music

Justin Bieber wears a black suit and a pink beanie hat, holding the hip of his wife Hayley who wears her hair in a low ponytail and a strapless white dress.

Bieber, at the age of 28, has sold his rights to all the music he released before 2022 for a reported $200 million. Why? Justin Bieber is the latest artist in a growing list of musicians who have […]