Remember when MTV used to show music videos? It’s been years since we’ve had an all-music video channel on basic cable, but thankfully digital has picked up and kept videos alive. A little over 5 years ago, Vevo set out to keep videos alive by creating a video entertainment platform that offered videos and music-related on-demand programming spanning mobile apps, Vevo.com and a number of Syndication partners, most notably, YouTube.
In case you wanted to spruce up your blog posts with a song, album or artist, Wordpress announced recently that you can now embed Spotify and Rdio music.
Augmented Reality app-maker Blippar is at it again. This time, they have added augmented reality to the CD casing for ‘Now Thats What I Call Music! 80′ -the latest offering from the pop music compilation series.
Here is an interesting read from Econsultancy about how digital music sales has surpassed physical music sales in 2011. Nielsen and Billboard teamed up for the report that showed 50.3% of all music sales to be digital.
Last month, Billboard launched a new way to measure music popularity- a chart based on social media activity. The Social 50‘s rankings reflect social media statistics like new weekly artist page likes and views, new followers, song streaming, etc. on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, MySpace and iLike. You’ll also like: A Small Business Guide to Generating Leads […]