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New “Party to Win” Model Promises to Take Electronic Music Industry to the Next Level

Crypto Enthusiasts Love to Party – And now a new project has been launched which is aimed exclusively at clubbers. Klubcoin champions a new concept called “party-to-earn,” which means members of its community can get VIP access to “insane” experiences. The project claims to have already attracted support from some of the biggest clubs, festivals […]

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The time we paid our tab to support the live music industry

All this against a backdrop of rising costs of living and stagnating wages both in their “day jobs” and the inability of musicians to charge more per performance due to the assumption that audiences and venues are unwilling to pay – an assumption that has gone unchallenged for decades. As venues have reopened after Melbourne’s […]

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Saudi Princess Visits SM Entertainment To Learn More About The Music Industry

[Courtesy of SM Entertainment] SEOUL — Saudi Princess Haifa bint Mohammed Al-Saud visited the office of South Korean entertainment powerhouse SM Entertainment to discuss various methods of cooperation in the field of culture, such as organizing concerts. She is vice-president of the Saudi Ministry of Tourism. The meeting followed the request of the Saudi Ministry […]

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A look at the cryptocurrencies promoted by the music industry

Cryptos have grown in popularity in recent years and a musical artist is taking advantage of this trend. Chicago rapper Jimmy Jenkins recently released NFTs for his singles “Kill Me” and “I’m A Big Deal.” Jimmy Jenkins and Kyoto rapper Daichi Yamamoto have teamed up for an NFT for “Kill Me,” which includes a custom […]

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Georgia lawmakers should consider increasing tax credits for the music industry |

chuck leavel ATLANTA — Georgia’s film industry took off after the General Assembly significantly boosted the state tax credit for film and television productions in 2008. The industry’s annual economic impact has fallen from a relatively paltry $242 million the year before lawmakers increased the credit bet to $4.4 billion last year. Now, Peach State […]

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NFTs Could Revolutionize the Future of the Music Industry – Here’s How

The NFT market is growing with several companies filing trademark filings to enter the NFT space. The latest commercial giant to file a trademark application is Sony Music Entertainment. The trademark application was deposit with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on August 30. Additionally, the app mentions a suite of products it intends […]

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The Kobalt Sale: 3 takeaways from the biggest music industry story of the moment

MBW doesn’t assume you often spend your days rummaging through UK Companies House records like we do. But if you did, and if you clicked on the correct documents from Kobalt Music Group Ltd (still a UK registered company), you could learn a lot about one of the most powerful music service companies of the […]

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How musicians and those in the music industry are coping in Shanghai post-lockdown

The pandemic in Shanghai has baffled independent musicians, especially those dependent on live performances and music industry workers. Shanghai Daily sat down with a few musicians and industry people to find out how they’ve been coping since the lockdown ended. “I had many performances scheduled but they were cancelled.” Bai Yu has released four albums […]

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How could a racist rap robot be the music industry’s great new hope?

L Last month, an AI rapper called FN Meka was dropped by Capitol Records, just ten days after signing. The project had launched in 2019, amassing 1 billion views on Tik Tok and half a million Spotify subscribers – key lures for labels. It was created by Factory New and its co-founders Anthony Martini and […]

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Nepal’s top cricketer Lamichhane is inspired by music

NAIROBI, Kenya August 31 – Nepalese star Sandeep Lamichhane, who made history as his country’s first player to play for the Indian Premier League (IPL), has revealed to Capital Sports that he had developed a personal interest in cricket having no family members to look up to. The 22-year-old cricketer, who has played for Twenty20 […]

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AI was in the music industry long before rapper AI FN Meka appeared

Music has always been influenced by technology – from Bob Dylan’s invention of the phonograph to transitioning from the acoustic guitar to the electric guitar, to the ubiquity of streaming platforms and, most recently, an ambitious attempt to crossover ‘ia with commercial music. FN Meka, billed in 2021 as a “virtual” rapper whose lyrics and […]

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UK music industry warns spaces could close without energy bill help

Figures from Britain’s music industry have warned that without support to tackle rising energy bills, music studios, venues and other businesses could close. The government has pledged to help domestic households cope with rising energy bills, which are expected to soar by up to 80% in October with an updated price cap, but no price […]

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“You are set up in situations to seem difficult”

Sky Ferreira has spoken about her experiences with sexism in the music industry and how she resisted attempts to catalog or control her image throughout her career, especially in her early days. In a new conversation with Nancy Sinatra for InterviewFerreira – whose first singles came around 2010, when she was 18 – described feeling […]

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Should the music industry be cautious about using AI?

Musicians of all types are living, breathing human beings, but recently online platforms have been rocked by a musician who doesn’t exist – at least not in a way we’re used to. Hip-hop is now in the AI ​​world. Recently, the world witnessed the birth of its first virtual AI rapper for the first time. […]

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Austin’s Vancerts brings mobile shows to the evolving live music capital

Vancerts Rotating pitches Cost: Usually free AUSTIN (KXAN) — In December 2020, lifelong Austinite and musician David Castro looked around at all the music venues closed due to COVID-19 and wanted to create a haven for other artists seeking gigs. Then came Vancerts, a mobile music venue that helped redefine how Austinites can hear local […]

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10:00 p.m., get their own M&Ms

Royaltythe “supergroup” NFT created by Universal Music’s 10:22 p.m. joint venture, will essentially become the Van Halen of the metaverse when it gets its own M&M’s and will appear on limited edition candy boxes. The series is inspired by the mythical band’s legendary tour rider containing the necessary behind-the-scenes elements, which include M&M’s of all […]

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Pryor Cashman Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief for Music Industry Clients in Warhol IP Case – Copyright

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Pryor Cashman’s music group submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of its clients, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). The brief is part of […]

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I brought Ogene hiphop into the Nigerian music industry — Lord Mili

A fast growing rapper, Jozef Douglas Milidime Obahi popularly referred to as Lord Mili has said that he was the first Nigerian rapper to release an Ogene hiphop in 2014 titled “Ibu Onye” (Na who you are?), who according to him , went viral, but today has been overshadowed by many Ogene hiphops. Benue State […]

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Streaming market research update aims to maintain harmony in UK music industry – Osborne Clarke

Music streaming companies and individuals should stay abreast of developments ahead of the final report in 2023 The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published (July 26, 2022) an update document for its market study on music streaming and consults on its proposal not to make a market investigation referral (MIR) following the market study. […]

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a new and innovative concept of the digital music industry

AMSTERDAM, August 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Launched today, Compigram is an innovative new digital music industry concept designed for artists, labels and music curators. The company releases compilation albums in all genres, subgenres, moods, sensations and brands to all major digital music retailers worldwide. Free to join, Compigram makes it easy for (independent) artists to […]

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Michał Scisłowski: a new source of income for the music industry

Almost 15 years ago, four boys became school friends in Poland. Today, they are working together to revolutionize the music industry with a BSV-powered startup called Soundoshi. This is not their first collaboration: they previously created a software development company together which is still in operation. But now, as Michał Scisłowski explains in this week’s […]

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Amanda de Cadenet on the music industry’s “MeToo” account

Amanda de Cadenet thinks the time may have passed for a “Me Too” movement in the music industry. (AP Photo) Amanda de Cadenet says she doesn’t think people in the music industry have behaved any differently since the MeToo movement, and she’s not sure the company will ever have its “account”. The activist and broadcaster […]

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Music industry disruptor secures new home after fundraiser | Northwest Deals

A music industry disruptor has moved its growing workforce to Manchester city center studios after raising significant pre-seed capital. GigPig moved its team to the now fully leased Bridge Street studios after workspace consultancy specialist Level secured the new office contract. The company is a management and booking platform that connects musicians to venues. Kit […]

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Verve Label Group Promotes Jamie Krents to President and Dawn Olejar to Managing Director

Verve Label Group announced the promotions of Jamie Krents, to the president of Verve, Impulse! and Verve Forecast Records; and Executive Vice President Dawn Oléjar to GM, Verve Label Group. Both report to Dickon Stainer, President and CEO of Universal Classics and Jazz and Verve Label Group, and work from the New York office. A […]

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Music industry disruptor turns to workspace specialist Level to identify larger offices

GigPig, the music industry disruptor, has grown by taking over a larger workspace at Manchester’s Bridge Street studios. The company, a management and booking platform that connects musicians to venues, recently raised significant pre-seed capital. Workspace consultancy specialist Level has secured the new office contract for GigPig, which has moved into the fully leased studios […]

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Blockchain technology is designed to help alleviate pain points in the music industry

Anyone who works or has worked in the music industry knows how frustrating things like licensing, ownership rights, and copyright violations can be. Blockchain is already famous for its strong identity management chops, and Immutable Music, a think tank on how blockchain technology will fit into the music industry, is looking to help solve some […]

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Music industry veteran Lefroy Verghese joins Audio Network

New hire positions company for success in driving growth through Asia Pacific Region LONDON, August 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Lefroy Verghese, a leading licensing and A&R executive with more than two decades of music industry experience, has joined global music production company Audio Network as general manager of sound Asia Pacific (APAC). His hire signals […]

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Music producer Jay Beatzz is disrupting the music industry with trap beats

Booming music producer, John Okusanya Olaoluwa, better known as Jay Beatzz, is set to disrupt the music industry by creating hard-hitting trap beats for artists around the world. In just a few short years since his debut, Jay Beatzz has continued to push the boundaries and made his mark in the music industry working with […]

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The Israeli music industry is buzzing and the majors have taken notice

Israel’s estimated $55 million music market, like the relatively small size of the Middle Eastern country, would be quantified as the equivalent of a rounding error for a global music company. But its recorded music revenue growth is up 10.2% in 2021, according to the IFPI, and the majors are taking notice. In 2021, UMG […]

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How Cryptocurrencies are Changing the Music Industry by DailyCoin

© Reuters. How Cryptocurrencies are Changing the Music Industry Blockchain and digital assets have become an opportunity for new companies to emerge in the music industry. These companies are promoting a profound change in the way artists and fans interact and engage with their work. Blockchain technology and digital assets serve as an enabler for […]

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Letters: Stop feeding the music industry money god. Keep it live and local

WHILE I sympathize with Malcolm Close and his difficulties in buying tickets for Bruce Springsteen at Murrayfield (Letters, July 25), I am delighted that he has finally decided to join us who refuse to feed the god of money from the music industry and supporting the many local bands and venues hosting tour outfits in […]

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Music industry heavyweights back AI tech startup

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — Creative Intelll Inc., an artificial intelligence startup that hopes to automate basic legal functions for the entertainment industry, has announced the successful closing of its seed funding round. Early investors in the project include a number of music industry figures, such as Justin Rosen (Electric […]

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Soaring hotel prices are affecting the music industry, says Aslan star

The IRISH rock band star is taking on the government over soaring hotel prices in the capital. Billy McGuinness, lead guitarist for Aslan, pointed to the continuing problem as the music industry suffers. 4 Aslan’s Billy McGuinness spoke about overpriced hotels as the music industry suffersCredit: Getty – Contributor 4 With the sharp increase in […]

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Council members discuss efforts to support the music industry | Music

Metro Council members Jeff Syracuse (left) and Joy Styles with Chris Cobb of MVAN and Exit/In Photo: Claire Steele Metro Council members Joy Styles and Jeff Syracuse recently traded barbs on a hypothetical Nashville Entertainment Commission, a 15-member body offered by Styles defend the city’s creative industries. Both have been outspoken defenders of the Nashville […]

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Simple Minds sells its “key musical interests” to BMG; Sony Music Publishing UK Danger Mouse sign

GMB acquired the key musical interests of the veteran Scottish rock band simple minds, the company announced on Tuesday. The deal with core band members Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill includes publishing rights to more than 240 songs on the band’s five UK No. 1 albums, plus related rights and royalties from the band. their […]

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MIDiA predicts long-term music industry rebound

MIDiA has just released its latest music predictions. Here are some important points. by Marc Mulligan from MIDiA: Music Industry Blog 2021 has been a huge year for the recorded music industry with retail values ​​up 23% to $51.9 billion (retail values ​​include masters, publishing and retailers/DSPs). Tag business revenue increased 20% to $22.9 billion. […]

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The Guide for Music financing for artists

If you’re a songwriter or an artist on the recording stage or another part in creating music, managing your career is similar to working for a small-scale company.( https://www.companionlink.com/blog/2022/07/what-are-the-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-installment-loans-in-comparison-to-other-vacation-financing-options/ ) In the current DIY music industry, There’s a lot of debate about what this means for distribution of music, fan marketing and touring booking, social […]

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MIDiA Music Forecast: The New Era of Growth

MIDiA has just released its latest music predictions, available in full to customers here. Here are some important points. 2021 has been a huge year for the recorded music industry with retail values ​​up 23% to $51.9 billion (retail values ​​include masters, publishing and retailers/DSPs). Label business revenue increased 20% to $22.9 billion. The large […]

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Music industry leaders invest $12 million in Stationhead to grow social audio platform

Series A led by Buttonwood Group Advisors will enhance growth strategy and platform development efforts NEW YORK, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stationhead, the social music platform for artists and fans around the world to connect, listen live and stream together, today announced the closure of a $12 million Series A funding round led by […]

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‘Studio of the Future’ Launches New Music Industry MBA Program at Troy University

TROY, Ala. (WTVY) – Sorrell College of Business at the University of Troy has partnered with the John M. Long School of Music at the College of Communication and Fine Arts to deliver a groundbreaking program for students and professionals in the music industries and entertainment. The Master of Business Administration in the Music Industry […]

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So… how much did TikTok actually pay the music industry out of its $4 billion in revenue last year?

MBW Reacts is a series of short comments from the MBW team. These are our “rapid” reactions – through a music industry lens – to major entertainment news. If you have listened to MBW’s newest Telling trends podcast – and thousands of you have already done so – you may have discovered a particularly relevant […]

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“Studio of the Future” Launches New Music Industry MBA Program

Sorrell College of Business at the University of Troy has partnered with the John M. Long School of Music at the College of Communication and Fine Arts to offer a groundbreaking program for students and professionals in the music and entertainment industries. The Master of Business Administration in the Music Industry is one of the […]

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Here’s how the music industry can help fight climate change

Kurt Langer is CEO of Climate Control Projects. Previously, he was Minister of Information for the Beastie Boys’ Milarepa Fund, where he produced the Tibetan Freedom Concerts, and later was one of the founders of Scratch, an international hip-hop tour, a studio for cinema and a goods company. He has also produced three feature films, […]

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Stock Music Industry Market – Major Tech Giants Are Hot Again

stock music industry Market is expected to grow at a significant rate, reports JC Market Research. His latest research report, titled [Global Stock Music Industry Market Insights, Forecast to 2030], offers a unique perspective on the global market. Analysts believe that changing consumption patterns are expected to have a big influence on the overall market. For a […]

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The Reality of the Indian Music Industry – Music and Arts

July 04, 2022 Photo legal To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Copyright Series, Vol 2 What is the most important part of a song? If you ask this question to a layman, the answer will vary according to everyone’s tastes. Personally, I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]