Music industry

Troy Carter and Suzy Ryoo launch the Web3 community

Former manager of Lady Gaga and director of Spotify Troy Carter and co-founder of Q&A Suzy Ryoo announced the Venice Music Collective, an independent music community for creators powered by Web3. Launched this month, the collective is a place “where members have access, opportunities and the ability to achieve greater wealth as a freelancer,” according […]

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Halsey calls out the music industry forcing them to create a viral ‘fake’ TikTok to release a new song

The ‘Without Me’ singer is hitting back at his label on TikTok after claiming the label said he couldn’t release his new song without having a “fake viral moment on TikTok.” The TikTok-ification of the music industry is nothing new. The social media platform is well and truly the trendiest online space these days, with […]

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MENA Music Industry Revenue Growth Announces Launch of First Music Streaming Ranking

IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, has announced that streaming music ratings are being developed for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including the first-ever rating regional of the IFPI. The charts, which are expected to be launched soon, will be the first for music in the region and demonstrate the industry’s interest in […]

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Nucleya talks about the “artificial inflation in numbers” in the music industry: “On the ground, translation doesn’t happen…”

Udyan Sagar aka Nucleya rocked the country’s capital with his electrifying performance during the NH7 Weekender. A renowned name in electronic music, Nucleya is the winner of numerous music awards, he was also a judge on MTV Hustle alongside Raftaar and Raja Kumari. In a conversation with News18.com, Nucleya explained that there is “serious artificial […]

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FaZe Clan Names Music Industry Veteran Zach Katz President & COO

FaZe Clan, the native digital media, entertainment and esports platform, has hired music industry veteran Zach Katz as President and COO. Katz joins from music technology investment venture fund Raised In Space Enterprises, which he co-founded in 2019 — in partnership with Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings — and led as CEO. In his new role, […]

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Jamal Edwards will receive a posthumous award marking his contribution to the music industry

Jamal Edwards has been announced as the first person to posthumously receive the Music Industry Trusts (MITS) award in recognition of his contribution to the industry. The entrepreneur shot to fame after founding music platform SBTV in 2006, and has been credited with helping launch a string of British musical acts to stardom, including Ed […]

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The music industry is on the move: Sony Music Publishing signs Ashley Gorley

Sony Music Edition signed a global deal with songwriter Ashley Gorleyin partnership with Domain capital group. The deal encompasses Gorley’s entire catalog of songs, as well as future compositions. Gorley wrote 59 Country No. 1 for artists like Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and many more. Pete Chiappetta of Domain Capital Group said, “Ashley […]

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How will the integration of technology take the music industry to the next level?

Roads? Where we are going, we don’t need roads. Thanks to Back to the future, the pure imagination that leapt from the screen into our minds represented a taste of things to come in the coming decades. Okay, we haven’t really discovered time travel yet, but we’re on the verge of becoming an interplanetary species. […]

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Fuji’s Sensational Vibe Dominates Nigerian Music Industry – Benny Lee

From a regular performer to a sensational vibe taking the music industry by storm. Bennylee wraps up 2021 as a good year after seeing the hit “Laye” featuring Zlatan put the afro-fusion star on the map and earning him much more recognition with his impressive, superstar delivery. In August 2021, Laye was released and immediately […]