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Why the music industry is paying close attention to TikTok: NPR

TAMARA KEITH, HOST: Artist Doja Cat has a hit song called “Say So”, complete with her own signature dance. (SOUND EXTRACTION OF THE SONG, “SAY SO”) DOJA CAT: (Singing) Day to night to morning, stay with me in the moment. KEITH: She didn’t invent dance. It was a teenager on TikTok named Haley Sharpe. It […]

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Tencent Music Reveals Recent Global Honors for Music Industry Support and Cultural Exchange

Shenzhen, China, January 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tencent Music Entertainment Group (“TME” or the “Company”) (NYSE:TME), the leading online music and audio entertainment platform in Chinaunveiled recent national and international accolades for supporting music industry development, innovation and building a stage for global cultural exchange. Tencent Music Entertainment Group recently received several authoritative national and […]

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Beegie Adair, a jazz master in the country music capital, dies at 84

Beegie Adair, whose status as a renowned jazz pianist was all the more notable for where she built her career — Nashville, the birthplace of country music — died Jan. 23 at her Franklin, Tennessee, residence. . She was 84 years old. Monica Ramey, his manager and frequent voice partner, confirmed the death. She did […]

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New music industry support scheme – Tipperary Times

Fine Gael Senator Garret Ahearn encourages people of Tipperary to apply for the 2022 strand of theMusic and Entertainment Business Assistance Program (MEBAS).Senator Garret Ahearn said: “Performing artists and people in the music industry such as the crew, who areimpacted by covid restrictions, should now prepare to apply for the music and entertainment sectorAid program […]

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Music Industry Executives and Rock Legends Unite to Launch New MUSICART Digital Marketplace

LONDON, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Three music industry leaders have come together to launch a groundbreaking platform, MusicArt, which uses cutting-edge blockchain and NFT technology to revolutionize the way we enjoy musical artwork , old and new. “MusicArt is a unique new NFT platform focused solely on celebrating music-based art and imagery, making it […]

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Black radio and music industry leader Sidney Miller Jr. dies aged 89

Sidney Miller Jr., the Exclusive black radio (BRE) founder of magazine and conference, died aged 89. The exact cause of death has not been revealed, EUR Web reports. Miller is credited with starting one of the first major magazines focused on black music. He started playing trumpet as a pre-med at Florida A&M University while […]

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WE REMEMBER: Black music industry giant Sidney Miller Jr. has died | VIDEO

Sidney Miller Jr. *Sidney Miller Jr., a music industry giant has passed away. Miller founded and directed BRE (Black Radio Exclusive) magazine for over 40 years culminating in an annual conference and other events. He was 89 years old. At the time of this publication, we do not have specific details on the cause of […]

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Music industry veteran Jerry Crutchfield dies at 87

Washington: Jerry Crutchfield, songwriter, producer, publishing executive and music industry veteran, died Jan. 11, his family announced. He was 87 years old. According to The Hollywood Reporter, in addition to an illustrious career as a songwriter and producer, Crutchfield launched the Nashville office of MCA Music Publishing and served as its president for 25 years. […]

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Music industry embraces Roblox despite questionable practices

(Hypebot) – From major artists to major labels, the music industry is embracing Roblox. Warner Music Group even invested over $10 million and partnered with the startup. Roblox is an online gaming and game creation platform that allows users to program and play games created by other users. Over […]

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The music industry is on the move: FKA Twigs partners with Atlantic Records

Brett Yormark was elevated to COO of Roc Nation, Compant CEO Desiree Perez announced this week. Yormark previously served as co-CEO of Roc Nation Unified and president of business operations and strategy. According to the announcement, Yormark will provide leadership and strategic vision across Roc Nation’s verticals while continuing to develop and execute long-term organizational […]

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Teaching experience helps represent women in the music industry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – The music industry has plenty of superstars, but there’s a void in what you don’t see: women in behind-the-scenes roles. Women have long seen this discrepancy, and research from the University of Southern California Annenberg puts it in numbers. New efforts are underway to close the gap. ” Hello ! said […]

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How streaming services like Spotify saved the music industry

J his year is billed as the year of judgment for music streaming. But here’s the good news – your resolutions don’t have to include canceling your subscription. Streaming saved the music industry and created a much improved landscape for recording artists. As always, the truth is complex, and it would take a book to […]

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Music industry veteran Jerry Crutchfield passes

Jerry Crutchfield Seven-decade veteran of Music Row Jerry Crutchfield died January 11 at age 87. Crutchfield has had a multi-faceted career as a record producer, songwriter, label executive, singer, and music publisher. He produced hit country records for Tanya Tucker, Lee Greenwood, Tracy Byrd and many others. His gospel productions have been nominated for the […]

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NFT in the Music Industry – The New Indian Express

Express press service BENGALURU: NFTs are changing the arts and the creative industry as a whole. So what are they and how have they had an impact? What are NFTs? NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, allow artists to create digital works (in any format) and sell them directly to their fans via the blockchain. It is […]

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The music industry vet, a new Dan Gilbert-funded label, wants to help Detroit artists grow

DETROIT — A company backed by billionaire Dan Gilbert is bringing a new record label to Motown with a focus on equity and artist ownership. The real estate developer is the lead investor and partner in a new music-based lifestyle, WRKSHP, which wants to help develop artistic talent in the Detroit metro area. “Music is […]

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Vibe Sensai is making a name for itself in the music industry

Washington, USA, 14 January 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Washington State has been home to many legendary musical artists. Jimi Hendrix, Kenny G, Kurt Cobain, Quincy Jones, and the list goes on. Yet when it comes to the hip-hop genre, entertainers in the region have remained relatively quiet. That being said, don’t confuse a lack of exposure with […]

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Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French calls the music industry a legal criminal enterprise

John “Jay Jay” French French Alfred Nitsch, CC BY-SA 3.0 AT (Hypebot) — Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French has seen the good and bad sides of the music industry and concluded with his usual outspokenness that it’s nothing less than a “criminal enterprise “. When a recent […]

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The music industry is a “criminal enterprise”, says Jay Jay French

Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French called the music industry a “criminal enterprise” and compared it directly to drug trafficking. French, who also led the group, said he would not object to the suggestion that dealers know more about business transactions than the people who teach the process at university. “I survived the multiple ODs, […]

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With Viral Smash ‘Hrs and Hrs’, Muni Long shows the music industry how it’s done

Overnight success has been a long time coming for Muni Long. The artist formerly known as Priscilla Renea landed a recording deal with Capitol in the late 2000s due to a viral YouTube hit. Pigeonholated and misunderstood, her artistic endeavor did not take off, but she quickly established herself as one of the industry’s go-to […]

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How I stay relevant in Nigeria’s competitive music industry De-Loonie

Nigerian musician Okere Darington, deeply known by his stage name De-Loonie, has revealed how he remains relevant in the Nigerian music industry. The music industry, being a very competitive ground, has seen a lot of musicians fall out of their peak stage because they couldn’t keep up with the constant changes. While some artists step […]

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Footprint Analytics: will NFTs disrupt the music industry in the near future?

At the end of 2021, Collins Dictionary named “NFT” the word of the year. Non-fungible tokens have already rocked the art world and have become a household name. When you say “NFT” most people will at least understand that this is some kind of computerized image. However, NFT technology has equal or greater potential for […]

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Golub Capital Chairman Speaks on Direct Lender’s ‘Best Year Ever’ and More

Direct lender Golub Capital nearly tripled its loans last year to over $ 36 billion. Private equity firms are increasingly turning to direct lenders for loans formerly managed by banks. David Golub sees business continuing to explode in 2022, even as rates rise. Direct lender Golub Capital just ended a record year fueled by the […]

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Virgin Atlantic launches flights to ‘live music capital’ with return fares from £409

New direct services to Austin, the Texas capital, have been confirmed by Virgin Atlantic – the airline’s first new route to the United States since 2015. The four times a week service from Heathrow will operate on the airline’s 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft offering 31 Upper Class seats, 35 Premium seats and 192 Economy Delight, Classic […]

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China’s push to end market monopoly targets music industry

Chinese copyright regulators have banned digital music platforms from signing exclusive copyright licensing agreements except in special circumstances as the country tightens its grip on the market monopoly. China’s National Copyright Administration said on Thursday that the new rule was developed as a result of “complicated copyright issues involving musical works” and to “promote good […]

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What makes Austin the live music capital of the world?

Austin has seen legendary musicians rise to fame in his embrace – none other than Janis Joplin, Roky Erikson, Willie Nelson, Gary Clark Jr., Bob Schneider and Shakey Graves have made their home in the city. Austin’s music scene rivaled that of much larger cities like New York and Los Angeles, winning the title of […]

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Lil Nas X criticized the music industry’s “sanitization” of LGBTQ+ artists in an interview with CBS

In nearly three years, Lil Nas X has already become a music industry icon and an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community. The 22-year-old singer won two Grammy Awards thanks to his mega-hit, ‘Old Town Road’ and his song ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ recently won an MTV Video Music Award for Video of […]

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Ghana’s music industry can do better – DopeNation

Ghanaian music duo, DopeNation, claim that while the Ghanaian music industry is thriving, it can do better and excel more for the benefit of its stakeholders. Giving an assessment of the music industry, the music duo, in an interview on TV3 NewDay, said the industry could do better by paying more attention to artists and […]

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Lil Nas X accuses the music industry of ‘sanitizing’ LGBTQ artists

Lil Nas X — Photo: Charlotte Rutherford Lil Nas X has called out the music industry forcing LGBTQ artists to be “sanitized” by censoring “anything sexual”. Speaking to CBS News, the Grammy-winning singer and rapper discussed his decision to come out as gay as his hit ‘Old Town Road’ sat atop the Billboard Hot 100. […]

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The Web3 ecosystem for the music industry to fully unleash creativity with play-to-earn, listen-to-earn, NFTs and Metaverse

DoMeta is an almost entirely music-oriented metaverse, where users can take advantage of their time to play, learn, create, and interact with each other or participate in live events. It intends to appeal to communities by combining music, DeFi, blockchain, and NFTs—along with a game-to-win model—into a single package. DoDuet, with a listening-to-win model, will […]

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Mickey Guyton opens up about racism in the music industry

Mickey Guyton sits down with Latin pop superstar Becky G to offer a glimpse of her experience tackling racism and sexism in country music in a new clip from Facebook Watch that is being broadcast exclusively through Taste of Country and The Boot. “Do you feel, since you started, that there has been a change? […]

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Mickey Guyton wakes up to racism in the music industry

Mickey Guyton sits down with Latin pop superstar Becky G to offer insight into her experience battling racism and sexism in country music in a new Facebook Watch clip that’s streaming exclusively through Taste of Country and The Boot. “Do you have the impression, since you started, that there has been a change? Becky G […]

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Streaming services have revolutionized the business model of the music industry | Way of life

SEATTLE – When KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros started living on his own at the age of 18, he made a living selling CDs of his hip-hop music. He sold about 20 CDs for $ 10 each time he performed in a show (normally 40 to 80 times a year, which works out to about $ […]