Latin Artists Take Over YouTube’s Top 25 Global Songs of the Summer

May 12

Latin Artists Take Over YouTube’s Top 25 Global Songs of the Summer

Latin Artists Take Over YouTube’s Top 25 Global Songs of the Summer Courtesy Photo Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee, “Despacito” It’s not a surprise that Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” the most viewed video of all times, leads YouTube’s top 25 Songs of the Summer global chart. But what is definitely a surprise is that 16 of 25 songs...

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Record Store Day Recap: Celebrating Physical Retailers for 10 Years

Apr 27

Record Store Day Recap: Celebrating Physical Retailers for 10 Years

This past Saturday, was Record Store Day, the biggest physical sales day of the year. This annual event was even more special as RSD celebrated its 10th anniversary! Numerous independent retailers have already reported that this was one of their best Record Store Days yet — some indicating it was their best sales day in history. Some stores had customers lining up...

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Music Trends: From CD Era To Streaming Era

Apr 15

Music Trends: From CD Era To Streaming Era

Once upon a time, in a world where streaming wasn’t yet created, the only way to measure the success of a song or an album was to measure the number of purchases. As with many data indicators, once the information is pulled and used, the data often loses meaning. If you think about the current streaming era, you’ll see how this form of measurement has...

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25 Artists to Watch in 2017

Mar 29

25 Artists to Watch in 2017

Check out the rising artists we’re tapping to make major moves in 2017. Predicting breakout artists isn’t an exact science. For every budding star at the center of the musical zeitgeist there’s a bedroom-produced hopeful who rockets to success off the back of a track blowing up on SoundCloud or YouTube. That’s the beauty of music in 2017, it...

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The 4 Ways The Music Industry Will Be Different In 2017

Mar 01

The 4 Ways The Music Industry Will Be Different In 2017

1. Activism will revive the live music community “Music has recently been more about escapism than activism,” says Jay Sweet, festival director and talent buyer for the Newport Festivals Foundation. But with major political changes coming in 2017, fans may be looking to their favorite artists to take a stance. “I’m excited because I think this could be the year...

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The 4 Must-Know Reasons to Collaborate with Someone

Feb 28

The 4 Must-Know Reasons to Collaborate with Someone

Writing a guest post for us this week is Marc Plotkin, an American Songwriting Award-winning artist, Grammy short-listed Producer andAssistant Professor at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. He regularly collaborates with clients worldwide on their music viaSoundBetter. We’re excited to welcome him to The Daily Rind to share his knowledge. It’s said that...

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Top Chart Hits: 28 Of The Best Pop Songs Of 2017…So Far!

Jan 19

Top Chart Hits: 28 Of The Best Pop Songs Of 2017…So Far!

Top Chart Hits: 28 Of The Best Pop Songs Of 2017…So Far! Pop music continues to dominate the chart with countless No.1 and top 10 hits. 2017 is already FULL of big new tunes! image: http://assets5.bigtop40.com/2016/52/little-mix—touch-1483009090-article-0.jpg 2018 is a matter of months away, which means it’s time to start deciding the BEST songs of...

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