Kina Grannis

  1. Guest Post: Jay Frank on NPR's Emily White Vs. David Lowery: Is Stealing Music Really The Problem?

    June 21, 2012 9:30 AM EDT This guest post by Jay Frank originally appeared on his website FutureHitDNA.com . Frank is the owner and CEO of DigSin and the author of "Futurehit.DNA" and "Hack Your Hit." He was formerly the Senior VP of Music Strategy for ...

  2. Beggars Group's Martin Mills To Be Honored At A2IM's Inaugural Libera Awards

    May 30, 2012 3:52 PM EDT At the June 21 Libera Awards, Beggars Group founder and CEO Martin Mills will be presented with a lifetime achievement award presented by Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein. The Amercian Association of Independent Music will launch its inaugura ...

  3. The Social 50 Year In Viral Breakthroughs: Rebecca Black, Pomplamoose & More

    November 29, 2011 7:00 AM EST This week marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of Billboard's Social 50 chart, our tally that ranks the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites. While a good number of acts have never left the tally (we ...

  4. Kina Grannis' Jellybeaned 'Arms' Video, MTV O Award Secure Social 50 Debut

    November 10, 2011 2:50 PM EST After taking home a win at MTV's O Music Awards and releasing her latest music video, YouTube starlet Kina Grannis debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart, arriving at No. 49. On Oct. 31, she earned the best Web-born artist O award, and tw ...

  5. Kina Grannis SXSW Tour Diary: TV on the Radio, Charles Bradley, 'Community'

    March 19, 2011 10:11 AM EDT (Kina Grannis, one of .biz's SXSW diarists, got her start, like so many musicians these days, by posting her videos on the web. But what launched her career was entering and winning a contest that got her song "Message From Your Heart&qu ...