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Grammy Nominee Amy Allen Signs With Warner Chappell

Warner Chappell Music has signed a worldwide administration deal with Amy Allen, the singer-songwriter credited with writing the best singles for Harry Styles (“Adore You”, “Matilda”), Halsey (“Without Me”, “Graveyard”, “Be Kind”), Selena Gomez (“Back to You”) and Lizzo (“If You Love Me”), among others. Allen is one of five nominees in the new category […]

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Warner Music, theory, YMU, More

In one of November’s music industry jobs, MaryLynne Drexler (pictured) has become head of business and legal affairs for ADA Worldwide. Photo credit: Warner Music Group Here’s a recap of recent jobs in the music industry — including internal hires and promotions — as of November 18, 2022. If you have a job shuffle to […]

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Emerging sensation TELUGU POP/ROCK is taking the Indian music industry by storm!

Independent Indian pop/rock music composer RAJMAN is taking over the Indian music industry in bursts with his outlandish hits like YETO VEECHE GAALI, YOU, SWEETHEART, PAL, AASA & GIRL. Since his first official release, “MANASU” in 2020. RAJMAN has become a household name among Indian music listeners, especially in Telugu speaking states (AP and Telangana). […]

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New book from music industry insiders, a ‘master class for soul students’

Los Angeles, November 14, 2022 — Power 101: The Harvard Report, Soul Music and the American Dream, by Dr. Logan H. Westbrooks and Schuyler Traughber, takes readers on a musical roller coaster ride through personal and public domain stories. The core of the book chronicles the events of the 1970s from the perspective of music […]

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Jamerican Boss is a rising star in the music industry

Dancehall/rap musician American boss, formerly known as Fendi’Fiasco, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is currently classified as a British rap artist. Jamerican Boss was one of seven siblings when he was born on July 24, 1990. “Growing up, I got a lot of help; my large family served as my personal cheerleaders. I […]

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Music Industry Reactions – Billboard

The music industry rejoiced following the successful passage of California’s Proposition 28, which voters approved 62% to 38% (with 60% of total votes counted Friday). The proposal — which will provide nearly $1 billion in new funding a year for arts and music education in all K-12 public schools in the state — has been […]

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Halsey signs global publishing deal with BMG

Halsey signed a new global publishing administration agreement with GMB. The new deal includes all of their future songwriting compositions, as well as the recently released single “So Good” and their collaboration with Calvin Harris “Stay With Me”, which features Justin Timberlake and Pharrell. “I am thrilled to announce this partnership with BMG,” said Halsey. […]

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Jasmyn Buckingham is the key to breaking into the music industry

Features Published on November 9, 2022 | by Paul Hernández How many times have you met a talented rapper, but they don’t know how to get a song on the radio? Jasmyn Buckingham (known to her clients as Miss Jasmyn B) of Supreme Talent, is the answer to breaking into the music industry. Through Supreme […]

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Proposition 28 in California is an easy yes for the music industry – Billboard

To prove that California’s Prop 28—which seeks to provide nearly $1 billion in new funding annually for arts and music education in all public schools from K-12—has become a pet cause Among music luminaries, there is no need to look any further than the industry’s most famous structure. The Capitol Tower in Hollywood, whose cylindrical […]

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Meet Nii Noi, the silent power behind the gospel music industry in Ghana

For a musical artist to break out or an event to be organized successfully, a lot of staff work behind the scenes. These people are not often recognized because the spotlight is mostly on the main performers. PAY ATTENTION: Check the news which is chosen exactly for you ➡️ to find “Recommended for you” block […]

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Georgian Music Industry Advocates Call for Richer State Tax Incentives |

The Columbia County Performing Arts Center opened earlier this year in Evans. ATLANTA — Georgia is losing concerts and revenue-generating theater productions to other states with richer tax incentives, performance venue managers and music industry advocates told state lawmakers Thursday. . “We all support music,” Mala Sharma, president of Georgia Music Partners, the state’s leading […]

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HODL the Line: The Future of Web3 in the Music Industry

In the following MBW Op/Ed, Gregor Pryor, Head of Entertainment and Media at Reed Smith Law Firm, explores the future of Web3 investment in the music industry using insights from the second edition of the his firm’s legal white paper, the Reed Smith Guide to the Metavers. The Web3 community’s continued interest in the music […]

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“I’m just happy to be here” (video)

Taylor Swift entered her next record-breaking era with the release of “Midnights” this week, but really, she’s just happy to continue to endear music fans. Especially considering the fact that, at least for the music industry, she’s considered a “geriatric pop star.” Swift stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday night to […]

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The music industry faces a cost of living crisis

Due to various factors such as Covid, Brexit and the cost of living crisis, the music industry is in more trouble than ever and is affecting every part of the sector, from artists trying to shoot to venues struggling to to survive. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen this illustrated in a series of […]

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Findings show classical music industry at risk of losing talent and diminishing diversity

The report says there is an urgent need to improve employment practices to better include parents and guardians, especially women. Photo credit: Shutterstock. Groundbreaking research on parents and carers in the classical music sector by the charity Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) and Birkbeck, University of London and supported by Help Musicians and […]

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Simon Cowell will pair music industry stars with TikTok users in a new project

S imon Cowell says his latest project pairing some of music’s biggest songwriters and producers with social media creators could be the industry’s “missing link.” The music mogul said very few non-established artists would get the chance to get studio time with industry heavyweights “in the real world” these days. His latest project, StemDrop, gives […]

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Meet Nii Noi, a Maverick in Ghana’s Gospel Music Industry

In the world of the creative industry, it is inconceivable that the spotlight should be shone solely on the artist/musician or the minister of God. It’s an acceptable phenomenon that the star gets all the attention and endorsements, but it’s also important to note that there are staff working tirelessly to make that star musician […]

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The Potential of NFTs for the Music Industry – Fin Tech

The music industry has undergone massive changes over the past twenty years. With streaming services overtaking CDs, music became publicly available for the price of a monthly subscription, which completely changed the way musicians made money from their music. When COVID-19 caused hard times for musicians, with almost all tours canceled or at limited capacity, […]

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TikTok Music could be a game changer

There has been talk for some time now of TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, launching a music streaming service in Western markets. It already has Resso in Indonesia, India and Brazil, but has recently sparked increased interest with trademark registrations, new Twitter accounts and reports that “more than a dozen” new markets are in the works. […]

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson Slams Live Music Industry For Unfair Treatment Of Musicians

Even though being an artist in the industry gives some people the opportunity to become rich and famous, there are also musicians who find it difficult to spread their art to the world due to several issues. Recently, Garbage singer Shirley Manson shared a powerful statement about the issue. The singer began the lengthy Instagram […]

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Atlantic Music, Tank, Spotify, More

In one of October’s music industry jobs, Atlantic Music Group has named Julie Greenwald (pictured) president and CEO. Photo credit: Matthieu Furman Here’s a recap of recent jobs in the music industry — including internal hires and promotions — as of October 12, 2022. If you have a job shuffle to share, we’re all ears. […]

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GOOD DEED focus on NFT connection and music industry

GOOD DEED started the trend as the first community in Asia to connect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the music industry. The GOOD DEED Project has revealed plans to take advantage of the music industry’s rapid growth to connect NFT with HIPHOP and REGGAE to create what could be the first NFT community in Asia. According […]

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Music industry luminaries tapped to judge amateur singing and songwriting contestants for DFW icon November 12, 2022

Executive of the largest music catalog publisher, The Human Hitmaker, Country Artist, Harper Grace & Kingpin of Pop Talent Gather at Gilley’s DALLAS, October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Four music industry professionals whose careers as artist developers, vocal coaches, marketers, chutzpah tweakers, agent connectors, uber marketers, personal branders and online presence trainers stage for some […]

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Kavita Seth: Our music industry only learns the value of artists after they die

Bollywood playback singer Kavita Seth, who has devoted 17 years of her life to the music industry, expresses her disappointment that “most artists in the music industry are only appreciated after having left the world”. Citing an example of the KK singer, who died of a heart attack in May, Kavita says, “A few days […]

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Is TikTok good for musicians or is it harming the music industry

Musicians and artists are being pushed to go TikTok-viral. Pretty much everything “trending” these days has its origins on TikTok in one way or another. That song you’ve been listening to on repeat for a week? Millions of people are dancing to the same song on TikTok. The necklace you see everyone wearing and the […]

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Abdullah Qureshi reveals the reason behind his departure from the music industry – Entertainment

Entertainment Abdullah Qureshi reveals why he left the music industry Abdullah Qureshi reveals the reason why he left the music industry. October 07, 2022 3:16 p.m. LAHORE (Web Desk) — Musician Abdullah Qureshi has announced that he […]

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Blake Shelton sells its catalog in joint venture with Influence Media

Influencing media partners acquired Blake Shelton‘s catalog of master recordings, which includes all of his commercial releases from 2001 to 2019. In the announcement, the company described the joint venture as a “groundbreaking agreement” put in place “to amplify its work and allowing Blake to participate in a share of the profits generated.” Warner Music […]

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Streamers use playlists to control the music industry

The life of Paul Johnson was like any other struggling musician – having multiple jobs, taking gigs, hustling. Then his warm acoustic folk-pop track “Firework” was included in one of Spotify’s Fresh Finds playlists, designed to bring out brand new artists. Spotify and other streaming platforms invest heavily in playlists, from the algorithmically generated Discover […]

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TikTok promotes Paul Hourican and Isabel Quinteros Annous

ICT Tac promoted Paul Hourican as the global head of music operations and Isabelle Quinteros Annous world leader in musical partnerships. Hourican will lead a team that works with markets around the world to coordinate the platform’s music campaigns, its work with artists and labels; Quinteros Annous staff will work with regional music teams in […]

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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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YouTube claims to have paid the music industry more than $6 billion in the past year, including about $2 billion from UGC

MBW’s Stat Of The Week is a series in which we highlight a single data point that deserves the attention of the global music industry. Stat Of the Week is backed by Cinq Music Group, a technology-driven record label, distribution and rights management company. YouTube says it still intends to overtake Spotify as the biggest […]

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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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Benny Pough, Veteran Music Industry Executive and CEO of DVERSE Media, Talks Success, Innovation and Faith in His New Book

Pough continues his legacy of success with the launch of the inaugural “It’s Your Time” conference – January 14-15, 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina. “…it was time to go out and bet on myself…” –Benny Pough, CEO of DVERSE Media NEW YORK, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Among the music industry’s most successful and innovative […]

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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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How a 1988 folk album launched the modern music industry in the Netherlands

Albums by Van Halen, Def Leppard and George Michael were among Billboard’s No. 1 albums in 1988, but the most popular album at Fred’s Records in the St. John’s area around the same time was something of a little more traditional. All the Best: Folk Music from St. John’s, Newfoundland was such a hit, says […]

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Music industry avoids legal battle with new streaming royalties deal

Music publishers, songwriters and musicians have reached an agreement with streaming services for mechanical streaming rates in the United States for 2023-2027, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has announced. The NMPA, Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), and Digital Media Association (DiMA) agreed to a rate of 15.35%, avoiding a potentially contentious battle. This is […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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#MusicBrainer: 20 popular music industry terms and jargon you need to know. | LEGIT9JA

As a newbie in the music industry, you might get confused with the different terms or jargon popular among different music professionals. Although most of these terms may be new or confusing to you, many of these buzzwords have specific meanings that can benefit you if you know them. In this article, we will help […]

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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 industry titan Mo Ostin who worked with Sinatra, Hendrix and Prince dies at 95

Updated August 2, 2022 4:56 PM ET Music industry pays tribute to record executive Mo Ostin, who died ‘peacefully in his sleep’ on Sunday evening, according to a statement from Warner Records. He was 95 years old. Ostin has overseen the careers of a long list of big-name talents: The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, […]

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Music industry giant Mo Ostin dies at 95

Mo Ostin, a self-effacing giant of the music industry who, with rare integrity, presided over the rise of Warner Bros. Records to a sprawling billion-dollar empire and helped discover and nurture artists from Jimi Hendrix to Green Day, has died. He was 95 years old. Warner Records said Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ostin […]

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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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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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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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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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Scottish Music Industry Association Appoints Ronnie Gurr as Chief Executive (CEO)

SCOTLAND (CelebrityAccess) – The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has appointed Ronnie Gurr as CEO, effective immediately. Gurr will lead SMIA’s management team and work with the company’s board to support the Scottish music industry post-COVID-19 while championing and growing artists, music and the diverse network of industry professionals […]

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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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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 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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“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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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 […]