Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

 

National Indigenous Music Awards Open Nominations, Announce NIMAs Album – via NIMA

BIGSOUND Opens Applications For Visual Arts Contributors & Showcase – via BIGSOUND

Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform. – via TechCrunch

How Music on TV Actually Works, According to ‘The Leftovers’ and ‘FNL’ Music Supervisor – via Pitchfork

Spotify: Last Week’s Most Streamed & Viral Tracks US, UK, Global – via Hypebot

L-FRESH The LION Named As Australia’s YouTube ‘Creators For Change’ Program Fellow – via TubeFilter

Former Pandora and Sirius exec Chris Harrison named CEO of the Digital Media Association – via MBW

Apple Music launches ‘Up Next’ monthly feature with Zane Lowe to highlight new artists – via Apple Insider

YouTube jumped to the top of the App Store following news of mobile live-streaming expansions – via TechCrunch

A documentary, Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, based on Davis’ 2013 bestselling autobiography, is coming to Apple Music exclusively. – via Billboard

Black Arm Band turns ten: introducing Yirrmal Marika – via The Brag

Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde has a new privacy-oriented startup – a domain registration service which offers site owners full anonymity. – via TorrentFreak

A2IM Announces Indie Week 2017 Speakers: Pandora’s Westergren, SoundExchange’s Huppe, Merlin’s Caldas & More – via Hypebot