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Peace Celebration Ambassadors Honor Music Industry Difference Makers | CSQ

The CCFP, an entertainment industry nonprofit, hosted its third annual Ambassadors of Peace Awards at the Beverly Hills home of Dr. Jamshid Maddahi and Angela Maddahi. A high profile audience of music and entertainment industry executives gathered to celebrate Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr.; multi-award winning songwriter Diane Warren; Afo Verde, president and CEO […]

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Kentucky’s ‘Country Music Capital’ Resumes Live Music Next Week

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (FOX 56 / WKYT) – Throughout the pandemic, many concert halls have had to shut down, including the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in Rockcastle County. The center has looked like a ghost town in recent months, but soon the country music capital of Kentucky will be booming again. They will have a […]

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Meet the entrepreneurs who are taking Denver’s music industry to the next level

(From the left) John Baldwin, Chris Voss, Jason Edelstein and Andrea Hoang of The Salt Lick Records. Photo courtesy of The Salt Lick Records Music A new generation of local labels and arts agencies are striving to make Mile High City the next global music hub and nurture art while they are there. By Madi […]

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The Horrors of a Predatory Music Industry on Denzel Curry’s “TA1300”

Hip-hop and horror movies go hand in hand. Beyond the overt references (think Nicki Minaj’s allusion to “Child’s Play” and “Bride of Chucky” on “Monster” or the name Freddy Krueger of the Geto Boys on “Assassins”), both genres often play with tales of suffering and survival. On his 2018 album TA13OO, Denzel Curry creates his […]

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Retired music professional dies in house fire, trapped by bars on windows

Man dies in tragic house fire after trying to extinguish it himself Grief and agony as a loved one spoke of the final moments of her cousin Laurence Christopher Davis who was killed in a house fire on Wednesday morning. DETROIT (FOX 2) – Grief and agony as a loved one spoke of the final […]

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Grammys CEO tries to win back the trust of the music industry

BURBANK, Calif .– When Harvey Mason Jr. took over as head of the Recording Academy, the Grammy-nominated producer knew there would be a tough climb. Some in the music community told him directly that the academy was not for them, the voting process was inefficient, and the organization lacked diversity. These critical responses fueled Mason’s […]

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Adele is Bond and BTS is Squid Game

When Spotify announced that Adele broke the record for most streams in one day, with 19.8 million streams, the caveat was that this was true as long as you didn’t include all the streams BTS did. had accumulated in 24 hours for ‘Butter’ in May. “Butter” racked up 20.9 million streams, but 10 million were […]

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NB Music Industry Honors Best of the Year

Space suit-clad jazz musicians and a gospel rapper are among the winners of this year’s Music NB Awards. The 12th edition of the event took place Thursday evening, broadcast live from the Charlotte Street Arts Center in Fredericton and hosted by musician David Myles. About 1,000 people had watched the show on Friday morning, said […]

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Sven Andrew achieves great success in the music industry

The music industry has created and broken trends almost every day. The following is from the Ascend agency, which has partnered with Digital Music News to bring you this profile on Sven. Thanks to the advent of social networks, talents no longer depend on labels to find their audience. This platform has been a huge […]

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69,000 jobs in the British music industry shattered by the devastating impact of Covid-19

October 19, 2021, 11:50 | Updated: October 19, 2021, 3:21 PM In 2020, thousands of music industry workers were urged to retrain or find other jobs, as the industry’s total economic output nearly halved due to restrictions linked to the pandemic. More than a third of jobs in the UK music industry were cut in […]

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Competition watchdog to examine UK music industry over dominance of major labels

The competition watchdog will launch a review of the UK music market to address concerns about the power of major music labels and whether money is flowing from streaming platforms to the artist. The market research, which was prompted by a recommendation from the UK government last month, follows a parliamentary inquiry into the music […]

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Developer Wants Southwest Austin Amphitheater to Strengthen Status as “Live Music Capital of the World”

The president of International Development Management Co. said he wanted to consolidate Austin’s status as “the live music capital of the world.” AUSTIN, Texas – A development company is planning a massive amphitheater at the center of an entertainment and residential project near Bee Cave. According to a report by the Austin Business Journal (ABJ), […]

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For our live music industry, the state government roadmap is a road to nowhere

There is no roadmap for reopening Victoria’s concert halls. The state government has announced a roadmap to reopen the state once we reach 80% of double vaccination levels, but we are not there. The current map ends at a density quotient of one person per four square meters for sites, which is a fraction of […]

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Over a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs in 2020 | Music industry

More than a third of workers in the UK music industry lost their jobs last year – 69,000 in total – as theaters closed, festivals were cut, tours halted and the pandemic wiped out billions of dollars of the value of the sector. UK Music, the umbrella organization representing the commercial music industry, artists and […]

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A pivot from music industry worker to music industry advocate

“Horrible, terrible, wonderful, humiliating,” said Jeannette Gregor, describing the year since South by Southwest’s cancellation in March 2020. She said she was feeling all the emotions she could get. Before the pandemic, Gregor wore several hats: she was a bartender, event coordinator, music festival production worker, screenwriter. When things first came to a standstill in […]

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Universal Music, Vurbl, PRS for music, More

Music industry veteran Moses Martiny, new senior vice president of global digital business strategy at Sony Music Publishing. Photo credit: Ivan Weiss 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 […]

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63% of black musicians have been victims of racism in the UK music industry, according to a new …

October 13, 2021, 13:00 | Updated: October 13, 2021, 3:03 PM String players playing. Image: Getty New report offers insight into the experience of black professionals in today’s music industry. Nearly 2,000 black music creators and industry professionals shared their personal experiences of navigating their professional trips to the UK. A major survey found that […]

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Ares CEO sees financing deals with direct lenders reach $ 5 billion

Ares Management, one of the dominant players in private credit, now underwrites contracts of up to $ 3 billion and may soon provide loans of up to $ 5 billion to a single borrower, CEO Michael Arougheti said. Private equity firms are increasingly bypassing syndicated loans arranged by banks and turning to direct lenders, usually […]

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Kennedy, Scott and their colleagues oppose Democratic plan that would make SBA a direct lender and hurt job creators – Press releases

WASHINGTON – Senator John Kennedy today joined Senator Tim Scott (RS.C.) and more than 10 other senators in writing to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.), President of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Small Business Committee Chairman Ben Cardin (D-Md.) And House Small Business Committee Chair Nydia Velazquez (DN.Y.) oppose a Democratic plan that […]

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Charles Towne Investment Management begins investing in the music industry

Published: October 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EDT CHARLESTON, SC, October 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Charles Towne Investment Management (CTIM), the leading investment platform wholly owned by Charles Towne Holdings, is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised capital to make a series of investments in the music industry and closed its first transaction. […]

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The pandemic backbone of the DMV music industry

Small concert halls and emerging artists have faced many challenges since the start of the pandemic. However, crowded concerts and music festivals are slowly returning with COVID-19 precautions in mind. Why is this important: COVID-19 has created long-term changes in the music industry, and DC artists will have fewer opportunities to perform in the interim, […]