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Spotify Takes Steps To Support Songwriters

Spotify launches Songwriter Promo Cards, which will provide songwriters an easy way to promote their Spotify profile. These cards will allow the writers' accounts to be posted directly to social media. After the introduction of Songwriter Pages and publicly displaying song credits in the recent years, the platform continues to develop ways to support writers. The new promotional tool will make it easier for songwriters to gain new traction from […]

todaySeptember 15, 2023 36

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Jfest Tickets Sell Out In 16 Minutes

February 1 saw the festival's quickest sell out of Jfest's Tier 1 tickets in their 23-year history. According to event director Ted Gocke, talking to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, second tier tickets are also selling quickly. The event's goal this year is 15,001 attendees, which would make it the most attended outdoor music event in the Tennessee Valley and Chattanooga area. Other area festivals include The Riverbend Festival at 15,000, […]

todayFebruary 3, 2023 48

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Gibson and Heritage Settle Ongoing Trademark Dispute

Gibson Brands and Heritage Guitar officially finalized a settlement agreement after a years-long legal battle over alleged trademark infringement. Nashville-based Gibson and Kalamazoo's own Heritage settled a complaint which the latter company filed in March 2020. The action has been dismissed with prejudice, by order of Judge Hala Y. Jarbou. The plaintiff business was founded in 1985 by former Gibson staffers, after their previous employer relocated the company to Tennessee in 1976. […]

todayJanuary 31, 2023 35

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HolyName’s Self-titled Rock Debut Tops Billboard Top Christian/Gospel Albums List

Via: TransparentMedia.co HolyName’s self-titled debut album from Facedown Records has debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums list. The project also claimed No. 10 on the Top New Artist Albums chart and No. 15 on the Current Hard Music Albums list. HolyName is led by Tommy Green of Sleeping Giant fame, with the supergroup lineup rounded out by Brook Reeves (Impending Doom), Matthew Weir (Sleeping Giant), Aaron Craner […]

todayJanuary 28, 2023 35

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Amazon Music Sub Changes Tick Off Users

Amazon has made some modifications to how its Amazon Music Prime subscription tier works. But users aren’t very happy with the changes.  Amazon previously offered a limited library of hits as a 'free' add-on for those who subscribe to Amazon Music Prime. Users could upgrade to their 'Music Unlimited' tier at a discounted fee to access the company's entire music catalog. Now, Prime subscribers have access to Amazon's full catalog […]

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