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TIPPER OF THE WEEK – ADAM WINCH-FURNESS

We continue to shine a spotlight on the biggest and best emerging acts from across the UK. Each Monday, we ask one of our esteemed tippers to select five of their hottest tips to be featured on the site...

5 Tips For Playlist Pitching

Looking to secure those elusive playlists and stand out from the 20,000 other tracks that are uploaded to services every day? At Believe, we pitch music to playlist editors all around the world, here are 5 tips to help...

No WIN for Indies from Spotify IPO?

Various music labels are set to financially benefit from the sale of Spotify shares. Alongside major label stock holdings, there are also independents who negotiated equity stakes via trade body Merlin. Rights owners may also receive lump sum payments....

Top of the flops

The BBC’s new primetime music show ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’ has been met with mixed reactions from across the industry and the wider public. The six part series, conceived as a cross between Top of the Pops and Saturday Night...

Does Spotify have the Rights Stuff?

The Gen believes that we can all now move beyond the debate around streaming being the saviour of the recorded industry. The figures speak for themselves- Spotify now has 60m paying subscribers and is expected to generate $3bn for...

Goldman Sacks Off Streaming Report

According to a new report from none other than American multi-national finance company Goldman Sachs, music streaming revenues will jump by more than 500% over the next 13 years, hitting $28bn. The report also forecasts that total paid streaming...

Spotify Filters Out Hate Groups

Spotify has removed music from a number of acts that were identified as racist “hate bands” by US civil rights advocacy group the Southern Poverty Law Center three years ago. The streaming firm acted in response to an article...

Spotify Eyes IPO

Spotify has revealed that it has surpassed 60 million paying subscribers, putting the Swedish streaming giant well ahead of closest rival Apple Music. Having weathered the controversy (or lack of) around its use of ‘fake artists’ last month, Spotify...

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