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Music industry has made ‘insignificant’ progress for women songwriters, artists and producers: USC Annenberg Study

On the final day of Women’s History Month, findings from a new research report from the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative conclude that, for women in music, “the past decade has been marked by insignificant shifts in the recording studio. The study, titled “Inclusion in the Recording Studio?” is the fifth annual music industry report from […]

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Women are rare in the music industry, especially as producers: NPR

According to a new report, Nicki Minaj is one of the few top female songwriters in an industry where 57% of songs don’t have female writers. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images According to a new report, Nicki Minaj is one of the few top female songwriters in an industry where […]

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NFTs are disrupting the music industry

Monday, March 28, 2022 4:06 PM by Adi Ben-Ari, CEO of Applied Blockchain 2021 was the year non-fungible tokens – NFTs – took the world by storm. Growing from relative obscurity to a $40 billion market, the conversation over the past twelve months about NFTs in the digital art world has reached fever pitch. Today, […]

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Music industry sees double-digit global growth in 2021

Driven by the growth of paid subscription streaming, total global music market revenue was $25.9 billion last year. EVERYDAY CHINA The global recorded music market grew by 18.5% in 2021 despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the annual World Music Report released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry on March […]

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Music Industry Enterprise Software Market Growth By Top Key Players 2022-2030

New Jersey, United States,-The Music Industry Enterprise Software Market reports study a variety of parameters such as raw materials, cost, technology, and consumer preferences. It also provides important identifying information about the market such as history, various expansions and trends, trade overview, regional markets, trade and market competitors. specific analysis of capital, revenue and price, […]

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Spotify says it paid a record $7 billion to the music industry in 2021

Spotify paid $7 billion to the music industry in 2021, “the highest annual payment in the history of a single retailer,” the audio giant said Thursday. He also said that for the first time, more than 1,000 artists have generated over $1 million on Spotify. Why is this important: Spotify says the data shows “the […]

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Singer-songwriter Don McLean talks about navigating the music industry for 50 years and his greatest song of all time. It’s not who you think

Just over half a century after writing the chart-topping “American Pie,” Don McLean finds his signature song more popular than ever. McLean, who is booked for the 1,200-seat John WH Bassett Theater for a May 7 performance, recently enjoyed two high-profile feature film placements: “American Pie” was a musical plot point in “Captain Marvel,” the […]

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Global music industry grew 18.5% in 2021 thanks to increased streaming: IFPI

Worldwide recorded music industry revenues by year. Photo credit: IFPI According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the global recorded music industry saw an 18.5% year-over-year revenue increase in 2021 due to double-digit increases. streaming, physical and sync revenue figures. The IFPI has revealed these and other remarkable statistics in its new […]

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Is Discz the hottest new recommendation tool in the music industry?

Bobby Pinckney went to bed one night last August as a management consultant and woke up the next morning as the man behind one of the world’s most popular music apps. Discz, a song recommendation tool that Pinckney started as a class project during his senior year at USC, has captured the imagination of TikTokers. […]

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Women in the music industry are underpaid and discriminated against

Earlier this month, the Recording Academy (the organization that presents the annual Grammy Awards) released the Women in the Mix Study, which explores the experiences of women and gender-broad people in the music industry. The study was developed in collaboration with Arizona State University and the Berklee College of Music Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship to […]

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The gospel music industry witnesses the awakening of a sleeping giant in recording artist Annette Hall as she ignites the charts

Annette Hall has completed a collaborative recording titled “Mountains Are Moving”, featuring world renowned Caribbean artist Jabez. Annette Hall’s EP, “The Best Is Yet To Come”, is available for download on iTunes and all other download/streaming sites. Musgrove Music Distribution is the “one stop shop” for all your music production and distribution needs. Annette Hall […]

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Dolly Parton wants to rock and the music industry can’t wait

We already knew that Dolly Parton would always love you. Well, now the queen of country wants to rock you too. And some of rock’s most famous producers are now clamoring to produce a jaw-dropping Dolly album – to fulfill her wishes to conquer the genre. “There’s probably no one in the entire music industry […]

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Atlantic Records, Downtown, Ye, Hipgnosis

Music industry veteran Aton Ben-Horin, new Global Executive Vice President A&R of Atlantic Records Group. Photo credit: Warner Music Group Here’s a recap of recent management shakeups — including internal hires and promotions — across the music industry. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note at [email protected] […]

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Sony Music Partners With Walter Kolm’s WK Records; Ari Lennox amicably part ways with management

Sony Music Entertainment Latin-Iberia entered into a new partnership with WK recordingsthe label founded by the CEO-founder of WK Entertainment Walter Kolm. WKR artists include reggaeton star Alex Rose, Grammy-nominated/Latin Grammy-nominated producer-artist Foreign Teck, singer-songwriter Emilia, Argentinian trap artist Seven Kayne and Colombian artist Cheo Gallego, with other signings to be announced in the coming […]

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new group to amplify opportunities

A new group, backed by key players in the music industry, aims to attract more talent to the area and boost nightlife activity. The Sunshine Coast Music Industry Collective (SCMIC) was created, thanks to a $15 million injection into the local music sector. Some of the key players behind the group include Australian Live Nation […]

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Columbus, Ohio, Is America’s Pop Music Capital, According To This Study

Smart real estate confirmed what we already know – Columbus is one of the best music cities in the country. And apparently we are one pop music city first, because we google the genre more than any of the top 50 US cities. Driving the news: We landed 13th on Clever’s intriguing list, compiled using […]

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New Orleans Music Industry Apprenticeship Program Launched

Getty Images BATON ROUGE – From the economic development of Louisiana: A program to develop local talent on the business side of the New Orleans music industry is the latest recipient of an award from the Louisiana Entertainment Development Fund. Greater New Orleans Inc. will receive $100,000 per year for two years to kick-start its […]

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how the music industry still fails women

Lizzy Ellis is making similar strides with the music technology program Saffron Music. After discovering that women, non-binary, and trans people make up less than 5% of the music tech industry, she developed a nonprofit that offered them DJ and sound production lessons, highlighting their skills via an internal label. He received 500 applications last […]

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A look at the music industry

In Depth: The Music Industry Ari Herstand, founder and CEO of Aristake.com joins Hal to discuss how music streaming services have changed the music industry. Segment 1: Ari Herstand, founder and CEO of Aristake.com joins Hal to discuss how music streaming services have changed the music industry. Ari says the way people discover new artists […]

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The newest name in the music industry – Unfownd Musik LLC

UNFOWND MUSIK LLC was started by identical twin brothers Justin and Jason La Ferla who were born and raised in New York City and have a passion for music and specifically finding new talent at an early age. After pursuing a career in basketball and receiving Division 1 scholarships at Ohio University, they majored in […]

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Hypery and Concordium set to bring the music industry into the Web3 era

ZUG, Switzerland, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hypery, a European NFT start-up in the music industry, and Concordium, a public proof-of-stake blockchain with an integrated identification layer to meet regulatory requirements, today announce a cooperation aimed at to revolutionize the future of distribution in the music industry by providing artists with the ability to offer […]

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Cameron Crowe at Keynote Entertainment Law Initiative during Grammy week

In a scene he probably wouldn’t even have written in one of his films, the Oscar-winning writer, director and producer Cameron Crowe will be the keynote speaker at the Entertainment Law Initiativeduring Grammy Week in April. Crowe, of course, is the writer-director of the classic rock movie “Almost Famous,” as well as “Fast Times at […]

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Phylicia Fant Joins Amazon as Head of Music Industry Partnerships

Amazon Music has announced that Phylicia Fant has joined the company as Head of Music Industry Partnerships, a newly created role. According to the announcement, she will identify and oversee strategic music partnerships and identify crossover entertainment campaigns for Amazon Music. She will be based at the company’s office in Culver City, Calif., and will […]

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Blackburn supports Nashville’s music industry in the fight against intellectual property theft in China

Conservative Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn is supporting Nashville’s largely left-leaning music scene by advocating for tougher action on trademark protections for music in the Chinese market. The big picture: Economic abuses occurring in the Chinese market are affecting Americans of all backgrounds and emerging as one of the few areas of bipartisan cooperation. American songwriters […]

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Gareth Emery gets real about the struggles of the music industry

At one point or another, we’ve all heard the debate about what makes a successful musical artist. Do they stick to their original sound or do they have to experiment with different sounds? What looked more like a casual conversation apparently made its way into the The music industry in its entirety. Gareth Emery uses […]