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Monthly Media Mashup #5

Monthly Media Mashup #5

Amazon Prime Shipped More than 5 Billion Items Last Year Amazon shipped over 5 billion items worldwide in 2017 via its Prime program, including free same-day, one-day, and two-day shipping. Prime members also used their digital benefits in 2017 more than any previous year. In addition the company announced that December 30 was Prime’s biggest […]

Musictoday Founder No. 9 on Power 100 List – Billboard

Musictoday Founder No. 9 on Power 100 List – Billboard

Musictoday’s founder, Coran Capshaw, was recently featured in Billboard’s 2018 Power 100 List at No. 9. Also the founder of Red Light Management, Capshaw works with artists to disrupt the music industry with unique concepts like last year’s Baker’s Dozen shows from Phish, and gives back by supporting benefit shows for those impacted by hurricanes and […]

10 Marketing Predictions for 2018

10 Marketing Predictions for 2018

This Year’s Marketing Predictions It’s a new year which means we’ll start seeing new initiatives and changes introduced in the coming months from companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook. So what does the future hold? To get some insight on what could be in store for us this year in the marketing world I reached […]

Monthly Media Mashup #4

Monthly Media Mashup #4

Facebook Strikes Music Rights Deal and Will Reportedly Monetize Video Ads Universal Music Group will be the first major music company to license its recorded music and publishing catalogs across three of the social giant’s platforms. The music will be used for video and other social experiences across Facebook, Instagram and Oculus virtual reality. Users […]

Monthly Media Mashup #3

Monthly Media Mashup #3

Facebook Expands Messaging and Introduces Creator Tool The social media network is testing ways for brands to send mass messages via its Messenger app. Messenger Broadcast will be a self-serve mass-messaging interface allowing businesses to send marketing messages to users. No news yet on when this will be released or how much it will cost […]

Monthly Media Mashup #2

Monthly Media Mashup #2

Taylor Swift Announces Fan App ‘The Swift Life’ In partnership with Glu, a company known for mobile game development, Taylor Swift will launch a social app for fans later this year. Described as “A creative, inclusive and community-driven place for users to better connect with each other… and Taylor!”, the app could set a new […]

Monthly Media Mashup #1

Monthly Media Mashup #1

‘A Concert for Charlottesville’ Brings Thousands to UVA’s Scott Stadium The unity concert held on September 24 at the University of Virginia and hosted by Dave Matthews Band, was organized in response to the violence that took place in Charlottesville in August. The free benefit event drew crowds of all ages and stars like Justin […]

Dave Matthews Band Box Set Sells Out in One Week

Dave Matthews Band Box Set Sells Out in One Week

‘DMB Live 25’ Featured Unreleased Live Performances from the ’90s to the 2010s Our first Musictoday client, Dave Matthews Band, launched their limited-edition DMB Live 25 box set collection last month. This beautiful box set featured 25 previously unreleased live performances from the band’s early years in Virginia to performances from the last decade and […]

Musictoday Helps DJ Khaled Reach No. 1

Musictoday Helps DJ Khaled Reach No. 1

DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’ Debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart Last Week Thanks to our partnership with Sony Music, DJ Khaled’s Grateful debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart earning 149,000 album equivalent units in the week ending June 29, 2017. Grateful is the tenth studio album by DJ […]