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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Japan’s music industry grew nearly 10% in 2021

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has released “Global Music Report 2022”, this year’s edition of its annual report detailing what has happened in the music industry around the world over the past year. The report says the global music industry saw revenue rise for the seventh consecutive year, by 18.5% in 2021, to […]

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Local music industry beats pandemic blues with third series of Encore Ottawa virtual concerts

Ottawa musicians from a variety of genres perform in the third edition of a virtual concert series organized by the city’s leading music industry advocate to ease the impact of the pandemic on local artists. The Ottawa Music Industry Coalition, a non-profit organization serving professional musicians in the capital, is in the midst of its […]

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India’s music industry boom: digital sales, streaming and artist royalties soar

The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd (IPRS), which represents composers, lyricists and music publishers, sings to the bank thanks to the increase in digital music consumption on OTT and streaming platforms and to growing adoption of short-form video platforms. The IPRS has so far collected royalties of over ₹300 crore in FY21-22, nearly doubling collections […]

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The music industry’s top talent will gather in Spain for Mossor’s charity writing camp

Sponsored by the Remy Healthcare Foundation, Mossor Writing Camp is the first of its kind to give back through a unique charitable partnership. The inaugural camp with the best songwriters and producers will take place in Girona, Spain of April 27-May 4, 2022and will directly benefit the autism initiatives of the Remy Healthcare Foundation. LOS […]

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Music, TikTok: how ByteDance is targeting the music industry

ByteDance reportedly had revenue of around $58 billion in 2021. Image: Greg Baker / AFP ByteDance seems unstoppable. Six years after launching TikTok, the Chinese start-up is stepping up its efforts to become a music heavyweight. He even launched his own streaming service in China. If artists, producers and streaming giants all agree on […]

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Dorothy Carvello, music industry veteran and acclaimed author, creates ‘Face the Music Now Foundation’ for survivors of sexual abuse in the music industry

The Foundation will support the mental and financial well-being of survivors NEW YORK, April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dorothy Carvello, music industry veteran and first female A&R executive for Atlantic Records, today announced the launch of the Face the Music Now Foundation, an organization created by and for victims of harassment. and sexual abuse in […]

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Live Nation, Believe, ASM Global, Voly, More

In one of many recent jobs in the music industry, Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda (pictured) became Warner Recorded Music’s Community Innovation Advisor. Photo credit: Frank Maddocks Here’s a recap of recent jobs in the music industry — including internal hires and promotions — as of April 20, 2022. If you have a job shuffle […]

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Black music industry icon reveals how he helped the careers of Prince, Quincy Jones and more

In his new memoirs titled A golden past -and- a platinum future, author Teddy Astin reveals his monumental journey from 6-year-old newspaper boy to Warner Brothers Records warehouse. Eventually, he became a mailroom supervisor in Atlanta, then was hired into the company’s boardroom in Burbank, Calif., as an award-winning record promoter. With an impressive work […]

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The Future of Afrobeats and the African Music Industry – Billboard

This piece was created in partnership with Afro Nation. Billboard and Afro Nation recently launched the first-ever official Billboard Afrobeats US Songs Chart, charting the hottest new up-and-coming music in the growing genre. The Billboard US Afrobeats Songs 50 chart, which went live last month on Billboard.com, ranks the country’s most popular Afrobeat songs based […]

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Nigeria: Is TikTok’s influence on the music industry a fad or is it here to stay?

To a large extent, the gap between Nigerian artists and their foreign counterparts is continuously bridged by technology. Unlike the 1990s, various technological advancements led to the birth of platforms that increased the reach, visibility and influence of many local artists with global audiences. These benefits, in turn, have also strongly dictated the texture of […]

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New formation in Lake Cowichan teaches live music industry skills – Lake Cowichan Gazette

Want to work behind the scenes in the live music industry? Lake Cowichan will soon see a new program dedicated to training people to fill these jobs. Thanks to a grant from Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, this new educational program will be offered by Wideglide Entertainment Ltd., the Cowichan Valley company […]

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New formation in Lake Cowichan teaches live music industry skills – Vancouver Island Free Daily

Want to work behind the scenes in the live music industry? Lake Cowichan will soon see a new program dedicated to training people to fill these jobs. Thanks to a grant from Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, this new educational program will be offered by Wideglide Entertainment Ltd., the Cowichan Valley company […]

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New Lake Cowichan Training Teaches Live Music Industry Skills – Cowichan Valley Citizen

Want to work behind the scenes in the live music industry? Lake Cowichan will soon see a new program dedicated to training people to fill these jobs. Thanks to a grant from Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, this new educational program will be offered by Wideglide Entertainment Ltd., the Cowichan Valley company […]

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How “Taylor’s Version” Impacts the Entire Music Industry

(Hypebot) – Taylor Swift’s recent release of a compilation of her re-recorded songs did more than make her fans happy. A guest post by Emily James from Berklee College of Music: The Music Business Journal Taylor Swift is a household name that has been making headlines and breaking records […]

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How “Taylor’s Version” is impacting the entire music industry

Taylor Swift’s recent release of a compilation of her re-recorded songs has done more than make her fans happy. A guest post by Emily James from Berklee College of Music: The Music Business Journal Taylor Swift is a household name that has been making headlines and breaking records in the music industry for over fifteen […]

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Direct lender closes loan on Denver mixed-use building

“Bloomfield Capital’s senior bridge loan facilitated the acquisition of the historic mixed-use property.” Tweet that “We look forward to seeing this property’s contribution to the growth of the surrounding neighborhood,” said Brent Truscott, partner at Bloomfield Capital. “Our bridging loan allowed this sponsoring group to quickly acquire the property and begin executing their business plan, […]

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Why Ed Sheeran’s Court Victory Sounds Good For The Music Industry

ED SHEERAN Chances are you’ve heard an Ed Sheeran song called “Shape of You.” It has been streamed over 3 billion times on Spotify and viewed over 5 billion times on YouTube. The song “Oh Why” by Sam Chokri is less well known. But Chokri claimed Sheeran copied it when composing his hit track. That […]

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AJ Merlino: percussionist, teacher and music industry peer

When you think of the Grammy’s, what usually comes to mind? You most likely imagine the music awards ceremony that takes place every year. However, the foundation does much more than present star-studded trophies. AJ Merlino thought the same, until he was first nominated in 2017 for the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator Award. “It’s very […]

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Fake artists are what happens when the fandom dies

The subject of “fake artists” refuses to go away. For those who have been on Mars for a few years, fake artists refer to artists who stream under a pen name but create no artist profile around the music. Most of this music comes from production music libraries (usually “royalty free”) and is seen by […]

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Double-platinum producer working on building Hub City’s music industry

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Hattiesburg is constantly growing as a city. There are new restaurants, gyms and shops. But what about the music industry? A double-platinum local producer has big plans for talented musicians and artists in Hub City. “Do you know what that means? Double platinum? It means you sold two million copies of […]

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A new approach to the music industry

ATLANTA, GA/ACCESSWIRE/April 6, 2022/ The relationship between labels and artists has always had the potential to be a bit predatory. Labels exist for one purpose, which is to turn art into a product and market it to the public, regardless of the effect that might have on the artist. Today, however, musicians are slowly turning […]

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When Fans Become Investors — The Use of NFTs in the Music Industry | by Pavle Marinkovic | April 2022

User is also the owner of a song Photo by Soundtrap from Unsplash Social tokens cut the middleman from the music industry. They position you and me as artist investors in ways we could not have imagined just a few years ago. And if you are not into traditional investing, this path can be an […]

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Factbox: Key Nominations for the Music Industry’s 2022 Grammy Awards

Singer Billie Eilish poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals for the 94th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 27, 2022. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, April 3 (Reuters) – Nominations for the Grammy Awards, the music industry’s highest honors, will be […]

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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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TikTok will shake up the music industry with the SoundOn platform

Tiktok’s SoundOn music production and distribution platform offers creators a new way to monetize their content and further increase their potential for virality. It also provides TikTok with a new source of revenue. Introduced on March 9, 2022 in the US, UK, Brazil and Indonesia, SoundOn will greatly benefit existing and aspiring music creators and […]

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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 […]

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The Saint Rose Music Industry Program will host the “Les Paul Through the Lens” exhibit from March 14-20

Les Paul in his home studio (courtesy of the Les Paul Foundation) Join us on Facebook Live The Music Industry Program at the College of Saint Rose will host an exhibition and events March 14-20 dedicated to musician and inventor Les Paul. “Les Paul Through the Lens,” to be held at the Esther Massry Gallery […]

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Calls for Contributions to the Music Industry’s Sexual Harms Review + All the Biggest Headlines in the Industry

Lyrics by Christie Eliezer Concert venues in and out are plentiful, WA’s live music reveals staggering suffering, and more! Not up to date with all the recent happenings in the music industry? We don’t blame you. Here’s a roundup of all the biggest Australian music industry news from the past fortnight. Headlines : Call to […]

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The music industry mourns the death of SBTV founder Jamal Edwards

The UK music industry is in mourning following the death of SBTV founder Jamal Edwards, aged 31. The entrepreneur shot to fame creating the new music platform, which helped launch a string of UK music careers including Dave and Jessie J. He was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a charity run by the Prince […]

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DJ Jersey Jon’s attacks the music industry from every angle

The music industry is highly competitive and one of the hardest industries to break into, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Whether you’re a music producer, engineer, or artist, you can always have what it takes to break into the music industry if you work hard and take the necessary steps. Here’s an example of […]

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Cybersecurity for musicians and the music industry

Cybersecurity for musicians and the music industry Musicians have a lot to do, from songwriting, branding, marketing, performance preparation, and so much more. However, you’re probably on your phone and computer, but haven’t thought much about cybersecurity. This can be an innocent mistake that can be costly regardless of whether you have an individual Youtube […]

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How NFTs Could Redefine the Future of the Music Industry

Missed a Data Summit session? Watch on demand here. This article was written by Jake Fraser, Business Development Manager at Mogul Productions. NFT sales skyrocketed in 2021. From a trading volume of just $40.69 million in 2018, NFT’s trading volume jumped over $44.2 billion in 2021 and continues to grow. to break records and reach […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Ian Urbina Talks Navigating the Music Industry

(Hypebot) — Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ian Urbina charts a course for the nonprofit Outlaw Ocean Music Project that includes navigating the choppy waters of the music industry. A guest article and a podcast by Rutger Ansley Rosenborg from Chartmetric’s How Music Charts. Ian Urbina is the director of […]

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‘Beats Not Bullets’ Empowers Baltimore Residents to Succeed in the Music Industry – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore music education program will be recognized at South by Southwestone of the biggest festivals in the country, next month. “don’t beat bullets,“ a local non-profit organization, will receive the 2022 SXSW Community Service Award for the group’s dedication to fostering a positive impact in the community. READ MORE: Deaths of […]

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Candi Staton on segregation and exploitation in the music industry and her return to the UK | Music | Entertainment

Candi Staton is best known for hits like Young Hearts Run Free and You Got The Love (Image: Jason Kempin/Getty) “I was so angry, because we were in a rush,” the veteran soul star tells me. “I went over there and he tried to get me a drink. I said, “I did my job, pay […]

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Music industry legend Jimmy Iovine’s amazing art-meet-music project is a ‘celebration of culture’

From sweeping through a grimy New York City studio to presiding over an interactive and innovative exhibit at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA), it’s been a journey for music industry legend Jimmy Iovine. The hardworking New Yorker longshoreman father once bragged to friends that his son had “magic ears. He can hear what […]

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Acquisition of Awal by Sony is provisionally authorized by the British regulator | The music industry

Britain’s competition watchdog has provisionally approved Sony Music’s $430m (£312m) deal to buy Awal – the artist services company that has worked with musicians such as Little Simz , Nick Cave and Finneas – after initially raising concerns that the takeover could lead to worse deals for artists or increased prices. The Competition and Markets […]