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2022 nominees announced for Canadian Live Music Industry Awards during Canadian Music Week

Canadian Music Week and Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) are pleased to announce the 2022 nominees for the canadian Live Music Industry Awards. Hosted by Jully Blackthe Live Music Industry Awards will take place on June 10 at El Mocambo with performances by Jully Black, Sam Drysdale, Preston Pablo, Dreamand no brother. The Canadian Live […]

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The front page: ‘Simply apocalyptic’ – Can New Zealand’s music industry rebuild from the Covid wasteland?

The music industry has a long road back to recovery. Photo/Getty Images New Zealand Music Month has just passed and you’d be forgiven for not noticing it or taking full advantage of it. After two difficult years, the music industry is in the early stages of a long road to recovery from the obliteration caused […]

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The Mechanical Licensing Collective organizes two events for creators in the LGBT music industry

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) commemorates Pride Month in June with two events for creators and professionals in the LGBT music industry, as part of the organization’s ongoing work to develop partnership programming culture that underscores the MLC’s commitment to diversity. Created by Dae Bogan – MLC’s Third-Party Partnerships Manager – this year’s Pride […]

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Web3.0, metaverse and their influence on the music industry

By Abhijit Nath The music industry is at a very interesting inflection point. Historically, music has changed from dominant format every 11 years since 1920 – from wax cylinders to vinyl to cassettes to CDs to iTunes and streaming. Every alternative music format bundles and breaks music down – after 11 years of Spotify’s all-you-can-eat […]

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Epic Records Appoints Ayanna Wilks as Vice President, Adds Natalie Geday to Publicity Team

Epic Records promoted Ayanna Wilk as vice president of advertising and hired Nathalie Geday also as Vice President of Advertising. Both report to Melissa Victor, SVP and Publicity Manager for the Sony Music label. Both are based in Los Angeles. Wilks (pictured left) was previously a senior public relations director and worked on media campaigns […]

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How FanTiger Plans To Shake Up The Music Industry With NFTs

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! NFT music platform FanTiger raised $5.5 million in a seed funding round on May 25. The the round was led by Multicoin Capital and included participation from Krafton, Pravega Ventures, GAMA, Woodstock Fund, IOSG Ventures and Polygon Studios. It also saw […]

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AI-based tech company HITLAB is shaking up the music industry

Michel Zgarka, CEO and President of HITLAB, and Julia, Director of Marketing and Business Development … [+] Kastner. Christina Esteban Photography From consumer behaviors to upcoming trends, data can be a wealth of useful information to guide business decisions. But what is there to find when extracting data from a song? According to AI-based music […]

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Goodies Music Productions: A blessing and a curse for the Ghanaian music industry

This record label shone bright, cemented its position as a force to be reckoned with, and began to spread its tentacles, but something happened. Before Ghana’s hiplife scene got vibrant, a British Consulate translator and football investor were approached by a group of boys calling themselves Abibifour. They wanted him to finance their album. He […]

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Matt Pincus’ Music Raises $200 Million to Invest Exclusively in the Music Industry

Photo credit: Markus Winkler Songs Music Publishing founder Matt Pincus has raised $200 million (including capital he contributed) for a new venture that will invest solely in music industry businesses and assets. Matt Pincus, 49, whose Songs Music Publishing was sold to Kobalt for $160 million in December 2017, today unveiled the $200 million funding […]

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Matt Pincus raises $200 million for music investment firm

Matt Pincusfounder of Songs Publishing, raised $200 million for his Music holding company to make long-term investments in various music businesses. The company, initially capitalized with $200 million, is a partnership between Pincus, LionTree, JS Capital Management and Schusterman Family Investments; it was founded as a joint venture with LionTree in 2019 and has invested […]

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Amanda Rheaume talks about a new album, decolonizing the music industry

Breadcrumb Links local arts Entertainment Ottawa musician Amanda Rheaume’s new album, The Spaces In Between, will be released on May 27. Photo by Errol McGihon /Postmedia Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Amanda […]

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Music Industry A-Listers Launch Artist Incubator Fund Verswire

New Fund VEEPS founder SHERRY SAEEDI, BLINK-182’s MARK HOPPUS and manager NICK LIPPMAN have launched a new venture capital startup, VERSWIRE, aimed at serving as a development incubator for emerging and established artists. SAEEDI will serve as CEO, with MYIA INGOLDSBY as Director/A&R and Branding and PETE […]

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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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Mexican-American Leah Turner is shaking up the country music industry

If there’s one genre in the music industry that’s considered one of the least diverse, it’s country music, but singer Leah Turner hopes to change that. Her mother is a first-generation Mexican American and her father is a rodeo champ and that’s one of the main reasons she’s one of the few Latinas in the […]

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Tencent Music Entertainment Announces China’s First Digital Music Industry Commemorative Trophy

Announced quarterly, the Digital Memorial Trophy aims to honor individuals and groups who help promote industry progress and create social value through music. TME created the trophy to show its gratitude to music creators, professionals and music lovers, encouraging people to continue creating valuable content and initiatives for the entire industry. TME announced a total […]

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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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Music industry executive pays $2.1 million for La Vergne property | Development

About 18 months after spending $2.2 million on a southeast Davidson County building from which he operates his music and entertainment rehearsal and storage space, Danny Nozell has paid $2.1 million. dollars for an adjacent property. According to a Davidson County Deeds Registry document, Nozell used his Lolo Enterprises LLC to acquire the 1.17-acre property, […]

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Brilliant artist in the Sister Cities music industry returns to perform locally for the first time

A Laredo performer brings her talents back to Gateway City on Thursday after touring the country. Chrisian Lux – artist name Christi Lux – is a singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur originally from Nuevo Laredo but grew up in Laredo, as her family moved to the city when she was 12 years old. Slowly but […]

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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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Commentary: how the music industry can learn from cable when it comes to ISPs and infringements

Given the current proliferation of Peacock, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Hulu, Disney+, Apple TV+, Discovery+, Paramount+ and the torchbearer of streaming services Netflix, perhaps no truer words have be ever pronounced that ‘content is king’. Piracy, on the other hand, is older than printing. Over the past two decades, the music industry and, more […]

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Why is Gore the country music capital of New Zealand? | Culture

Gore is known for its big fish, alleged rates of incest, and for some reason, country music. If we’re wondering what Gore has to do with the American South, that pretty much answers the question. The success of country music in New Zealand, and Gore in particular, mimics the reasons it was so successful in […]

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Goodbye iPod: How Apple Music Player Transformed the Music Industry | The Guardian Nigeria News

By Chinelo Eze May 12, 2022 | 09:00 At the height of its power, the pocket music player known as the iPod moved tens of millions of units each year, helping Apple take the world by storm and transform the music industry. But that was ages ago in the mid-2000s in the tech industry. After […]

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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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Audiomack launches artist guide to help emerging musicians navigate the music industry

Today, leading music streaming service Audiomack announced the launch of the Audiomack Artist Guide, an all-in-one platform that offers creators and emerging musicians a comprehensive online resource for navigating the music industry and is available at guide.audiomack.com. The free guide serves as an encyclopedia for artists, offering an in-depth glossary that defines key music industry […]

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Audiomack launches new guide to help emerging artists in the music industry

Audiomack has announced the Audiomack Artist Guide, an all-in-one platform that provides budding artists and musicians with a comprehensive online resource for navigating the music industry. The free guide acts as an artist encyclopedia, with a comprehensive glossary that defines important music industry words, answers to frequently asked questions from today’s leading industry experts, and […]

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Exclusive: Issa Rae talks the music industry, the sequel and more at UnitedMasters SelectCon

Now more than ever, creatives need resources to propel themselves to the next level. To do so, Steve Stoute’s UnitedMasters traveled to Brooklyn, NY on May 5, 2022, to build a brighter future for creators at the fourth annual SelectCon. Programming throughout the afternoon included DJ Drama, Coodie, Hit-Boy and Jim Jones to help emerging […]

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer says streaming saved music industry, touches on ‘bitter’ old bands

avenged sevenfold singer Mr. Shadows is very pro-streaming. In an interview with The Bob Lefsetz Podcast, Shadows said streaming is essentially the next logical step in listening to music. Shadows recalled a time when avenged sevenfold burned their CDs and distributed them, then jumped on the Napster and Limewire bandwagon when it arrived. He adds […]

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Why the Idea of ​​the Music Industry ‘Plant’ Is a Misogynistic Myth

J There has been a lot of discussion on music fan message boards recently about the idea of ​​the “industrial factory”. It’s an accusation, leveled against some revolutionary musicians, that they were concocted by the industry itself. Originating in the world of rap, the idea is that if a new artist suddenly seems to be […]

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Cerena Says She Won’t Let Music Industry Obstacles Stop Transgender Pop Stars

TORONTO — Strolling through the halls of her old high school, experimental dance-pop singer Ceréna recalls how quickly her dreams came true once she embraced her true self. A few years ago, it would have been unimaginable to see who she is today: a first-time Juno-nominated transgender woman who relaunched her singing career after nearly […]

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Black musicians call for an end to racism in the classical music industry

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Arnold, founding member of the Black Orchestral Network. By Nadira Jamerson | word in black (WIB) – Every few months, the claim that Ludwig van Beethoven was black pops up on social media, and people get excited about the possibility that one of the greats of classical music is a brother. […]

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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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Data Vault Holdings will revolutionize the music industry with an exclusive partnership with recording artist, television personality and entrepreneur Ray J and his family

New Partnership Empowers Artists to Build New Revenue Streams and Engage a Fanbase Through Data Analytics and Monetization with Datavault’s Patented Encryption Technology NEW YORK, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Data Vault Holdings, Inc., a leader in the visualization, evaluation and monetization of tokenomics and metaverse data, today announced its partnership with top-selling music artists […]

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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 […]

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A look at the current state of the Indian music industry – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

Amit Gurbaxani finds out why India could grow as a music market but won’t thrive and break into the global top ten How well does the music industry protect its trade secrets? Well, if you want the full Global Music Report (GMR), published by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which represents the […]