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Songtradr, Utopia Music, Live Nation, More

Music industry veteran Mari Arionne Davies, new vice president of reservations and talent for Live Nation Urban. Photo credit: Live Nation Here’s a recap of recent executive shifts – including internal hires and promotions – across the music industry. If you’ve got a job to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note at [email protected] […]

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After R. Kelly’s conviction, can the music industry change?

When a federal jury in Brooklyn convicted R. Kelly on Monday of racketeering and sex trafficking charges, it was immediately seen as a turning point. After decades of accusations of abuse, backed by dogged reporting that has given voice to dozens of young women, Kelly, the R&B superstar behind hits like “I Believe I Can […]

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Five ‘Women On The Rise’ Reveal The Latin Music Industry’s Biggest Challenges – Billboard

During the Women on the Rise – The New Generation panel, moderated by Billboard senior writer, Latin, Griselda Flores five emerging artists discussed the biggest inspirations (Rihanna, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez) and revealed the challenges they have and continue to face in the industry. To explore See the latest videos, graphics and news See the latest […]

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“Ruthless but good ears”: Lucian Grainge is the key architect of the revival of the music industry | Music industry

In the dark days of the 2000s, a time marked by plummeting record sales and widespread digital piracy, Lucian Grainge was on the warpath due to the lack of new chart-topping stars his label discovered. The last to arrive at a management meeting, he turned off the lights, walked around the room and said to […]

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UK government calls for music industry review

The UK government has called on the competition watchdog to overhaul the structure of the UK music industry, fearing the benefits of the streaming boom could be passed on to musicians. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Department wrote to the Competition and Markets Authority asking it to carry out a market study. It follows […]

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World capital of bluegrass music? | New

There is no sign on the city limits proclaiming Owensboro the “Bluegrass Music Capital of the World.” But what is now the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been working since 1985 to make that dream a reality. And last week, thousands of bluegrass fans from at least 32 states descended on Owensboro for […]

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Blockchain Music App Audius Raises $ 5 Million From Music Industry Giants

advertising Audius, a blockchain-based music streaming platform with more than six million monthly users, announced Thursday that it has raised $ 5 million from some of the best people in the music business. Audius investors include artists such as Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Nas, Jason Derulo, Pusha T, Mark Gillespie, as well as industry leaders […]

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Guide to Inside Muscle Shoals, Alabama’s Music Capital

Muscle Shoals easily pits itself against its music city heavyweight neighbors – Memphis, Nashville, and New Orleans – in Cool Stakes. But don’t be fooled by its sleepy, two-horseed appearance: The City of Roots became an unlikely creative epicenter during the 1960s and a byword for successful recording studios and albums – until his star […]

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Aria Awards Go Gender Neutral: ‘The Music Industry Demands a More Equal Space’ | Culture

The Aria Awards – Australia’s most prestigious music awards show – will go gender neutral in November, eliminating the industry’s top men’s and top women’s awards. Instead, a Top Artist award will be introduced and the number of nominees will increase from five to 10. Australian Recording Industry Association chief executive Annabelle Herd said the […]

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Plymouth dBs Music Industry Training Center bought by Ed Sheeran’s alma mater

The music technology center in Plymouth which trained Wolf guitarist Alice Joff Oddie has been bought by the national college which counts Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and Jess Glynne among its alumni. Plymouth’s dBs, the institute of sound and music, has been acquired by Access Creative College (ACC), a leading independent college for the creative […]

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British watchdog concerned about Sony takeover of Little Simz label | The music industry

Britain’s competition watchdog has raised concerns over Sony Music Entertainment’s $430m (£312m) deal to buy AWAL, the artist services company that released music artists such as Little Simz, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Billie Eilish’s brother and collaborator, Finneas. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said distribution of recorded music in the UK […]

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Global music industry to 2025

DUBLIN, September 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Global Music Market (Recorded Music, Streaming and Publishing): Insights and Forecasts with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo The global music market is expected to register a value of US$70.02 billion in 2025, growing at a CAGR […]