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Snoop Dogg still believes NFTs are the future of the music industry

Photo credit: The Come Up Show / CC by 2.0 Snoop Dogg, one of the hottest celebrities in the Web3 space, spoke to CNBC in an interview at the NFT.NYC conference last week. Here’s what he had to say about the current “crypto winter” and the future of NFTs in the music industry. Although these […]

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Former Music Industry Enemy Napster Plans Crypto Comeback

Napster, the brand that has become synonymous with free music for a generation of consumers, plans to rebuild its business around cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens even as demand for these assets has collapsed. The redesign of the streaming platform is part of a private acquisition by Hivemind Capital Partners, the crypto business of former Citigroup […]

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Former Music Industry Enemy Napster Plans Crypto Return

(Bloomberg) — Napster, the brand that has become synonymous with free music for a generation of consumers, plans to rebuild its business around cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens even as demand for these assets has collapsed . The redesign of the streaming platform is part of a private acquisition by Hivemind Capital Partners, the crypto business […]

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Ipswich Steps Up To Be Queensland’s Live Music Capital For SPARK Ipswich

SPARK IPSWICH LIVE MUSIC PROGRAM SNAPSHOT: LUMINATE: Thursday July 7 to Sunday July 17Timothy Molony ParkGather and graze at the new festival center, with live performances at Timothy Molony Park every night from 6-9pm. The list of artists includes Nunukul Yuggera Aboriginal Dance Company, Bullhorn, Annie and the Helm, Orpheus Corale, Cambrian Show Choir, Las […]

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New conference for the music industry lets women speak

Speakers from Let Women Do The Talking include (clockwise from top left) Miriam Hensel of Wacken, journalist Katherine Turman, sound engineer Rachel Field, tour manager/artist Jenny Douglas and Metal Blade Records president Tracy Vera. Photos: Courtesy of LWDTT, Ashley Osbourne (Douglas). While the annual music festival Bangalore Open Air is the go-to destination for metalheads […]

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Commission vows to overhaul music industry copyright — DG – The Sun Nigeria

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has reaffirmed its commitment to work with national and international stakeholder groups to overhaul the copyright side of the music industry. The chief executive of the commission, Dr John Asein, said so in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday during the commemoration of World Music Day 2022 with the theme: […]

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Crypto Crash Has Music Industry Pumping Breaks On NFTs – Billboard

For a moment, it seemed like the future of music had arrived. Crypto and Web3 have dominated music culture over the past year with high profile NFT drops from Snoop Dogg, Nas and Grimes. But now crypto prices are plummeting. There is panic in the air and massive layoffs across the industry. Is it all […]

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Is Austin still cool? Why the live music capital could be losing its edge

Live music capital of the world. Mecca of all things “strange”. A city of hippies, slackers and honky tonks, Austin’s reputation was once synonymous with all things “cool”. But after three years as the first city to live in the United States, Austin has fallen to 13th in the US News & World Report rankings […]

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Downtown, ONerpm, Wasserman Music, More

Estefanía Parra, new Downtown Music Services A&R and Partnerships Manager for LatAm. Photo credit: Downtown Here’s a recap of recent music industry jobs — including internal hires and promotions — as of June 14, 2022. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note at [email protected] If you would […]

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Clive Davis looks back on his legendary career in the music industry

Whispers of the golden ear Clive Davis. The musical genius who made Whitney, Aretha, Alicia, Springsteen, Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Taylor Swift, John Mellencamp. And now he’s on the cover of People. So ask yourself if we who loved Bing Crosby or Frank Sinatra – normal type songs – will we ever have that again? […]

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TikTok is changing the music industry?

This app has proven it’s no gimmick, and the music industry is sitting up and paying attention tick tockthe popular video-sharing platform – owned by Chinese company ByteDance – has the potential to revolutionize the way the music industry works. It can be seen that most of the songs in Spotify’s Top 50 and Billboard […]

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NFTs could transform the music industry. It helps to understand what they are.

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have been touted as the next big thing in music. They were mentioned more than 30 times in this year’s South by Southwest program. Dolly Parton even released an NFT of her record Run, Rose, Run during the festival. But even with all the hype, most people don’t really understand what […]

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‘God Of Musician’ Continues To Sign Memorandum Of Understanding With Music Industry

Musical NFT project based on the “God Of Musician” (GOM) blockchain. Its official launch is previously notified in the second half of 2022; The MOU has been regularly signed with national music-related organizations. GOM CEO Yu Dong-seok said on June 7 that he had signed an additional memorandum of understanding with the International Applied Music […]

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Goldman Sachs: The Global Music Industry Will Be Worth MORE Than We Thought

How much will the global music industry be worth in 2030? It’s a question Goldman Sachs attempts to answer every year through an update to its highly influential music in the air report, authored by respected GS analyst Lisa Yang alongside her colleagues. This year’s 62-page update has now arrived – perhaps with some sense […]

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Canadian Live Music Industry Awards Winners Announced

TORONTO (CelebrityAccess) – Canadian Music Week and the Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) hosted the annual Canadian Live Music Industry Awards Friday night (June 10) in Toronto. Hosted by Jully Black, the CLMAs included electrifying live performances by Sam Drysdale, Preston Pablo, Dream, Nobroand Jully Black. The Canadian Live […]

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SONGISTRY RAISES $5M, POSITIONING IT TO BE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY’S LEADING AI-POWERED MUSIC LICENSE SEARCH ENGINE

Shipyard Inc. MDIIO hyprAUDIO.com Songistry Inc., an AI-powered music technology company, is pleased to announce the closing of a $5,000,000 fundraising round. As a fully funded company, we plan to invest this capital directly into our intellectual property and development roadmap, including our flagship MDIIO platform as well as our newest product hyprAUDIO. — Justin […]

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How Travis Chesinski is taking the music industry by storm with his new single “Oceans”

Taken in Miami where Travis Chesinski resides. According to singer and songwriter Travis Chesinski, music is the perfect art. More than beats and sounds, each song has a powerful message. MIAMI, FL, USA, June 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Music is an important part of our lives. It is the only form of communication that transcends […]

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Survive, Thrive and Collaborate Despite the Pandemic

India has always been a music-loving country for both global and local artists, but the music industry, like all other industries and businesses around the world, has seen multiple upheavals over the past 2 years. Live shows were banned, international travel was restricted, the collapse not only had an impact on the artists, but also […]

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how Coast could be ‘the new Manchester, Liverpool or Seattle’

Artists will have a rare opportunity to connect with music industry heavyweights as they launch a new collective, which is focused on boosting the local music industry. The Sunshine Coast Music Industry Collective’s official launch party at NightQuarter on June 16 will see artists, bands and musicians unite with record labels, managers, promoters and venue […]

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Over 50 music industry organizations call for PRS Foundation funding rethink

Business News Labels & Publishers Top Stories By Chris Cooke | Posted on Monday, June 6, 2022 More than 50 music industry organizations have called on UK collecting society PRS to reverse its decision to cut its annual donation to the PRS Foundation by 60%. The cut, according to an open letter, threatens the future […]

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Veteran Music Industry Lawyer Buys From Chestnut Hill | Development

A Chestnut Hill retail building across Fourth Avenue South from AJ Capital’s Nashville Warehouse Company development has sold for $2.8 million, 22.4 times the price at which it changed hands for the last time 21 years ago. The new owners of the 0.25 acre property in South Nashville, with an address of 1120 Fourth Ave […]

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Remembering #TheShowMustBePaused: Two Years Later in the Music Industry

“We still have a long way to go and there is a lot to do but United are fully committed to playing our part.” Photo credit: @Planetnehemiah Music executives Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang created the #TheShowMustBePaused initiative in response to the murder of George Floyd, and on June 2, 2020, it became a pivotal […]