Kyle Bylin

Watsky's 'Kind of Sexy' Spurs Social 50 Chart Re-entry

Watsky's 'Kind of Sexy' Spurs Social 50 Chart Re-entry

Slam-poet-turned-rapper Watsky re-enters Billboard's Social 50 chart after releasing "A New Kind of Sexy" for free download, uploading his Lupe Fiasco mini-mix to YouTube and participating in the viral web series "Epic Rap Battles of History." The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Skrillex, Mac Miller and Lady Gaga also climbed the chart, topped by Justin Bieber and Rihanna.
Rihanna Still Reigns Hot 100, But Taylor Swift's 'Movie' Debuts in Top 10

Taylor Swift Rockets Up Social 50 With 'Sparks Fly' Video (Watch)

The debut of Taylor Swift's video for her single "Sparks Fly," which already has more than 600,000 views, and a bevy of Teen Choice Awards wins for the singer push her up the Social 50 tally this week as the country/pop superstar zooms into the top ten. Elsewhere Evanescence re-enters, Christina Grimmie and Deadmaus5 leap up and Boyce Avenue charges the survey.
Why Most Music Apps Fail

Why Most Music Apps Fail

“If I love a music app, it’s the kiss of death,” says one music fanatic turned top-level digital music executive. “No normal person will use it.” In other words, if a music fanatic finds a “music problem” interesting enough to solve, it doesn’t mean that the solution will be a workable business ...

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