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China NFT Weekly: NFTs and the Music Industry

Your browser does not support HTML5 audio Digestible news on the latest developments in China’s NFT, Blockchain and Metaverse fields, delivered to you weekly. This week: Bytedance is testing a metaverse-like social network, NetEase Cloud Music launches mini AI-powered music production app, The sandbox partners with Warner Music Group to create a virtual music room, […]

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Animal Concerts is aligned to revolutionize the music industry and prepare it for Web 3.0 in the most interconnected way by BTC peers

Animal Concerts is aligned to revolutionize the music industry and prepare it for Web 3.0 in the most interconnected way Animal Concerts is a next-generation entertainment platform at the crossroads of distributed ledger technology, cryptocurrencies, virtual reality, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The project’s goals are ambitious as they seek to take control of a massive […]

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Streaming has changed the music industry. Gimme Radio wants to make it more social.

Tyler LenaneNashville-based punk rocker turned lawyer turned entrepreneur, worked in the music industry as it transformed with the rise of streaming. After careers in the legal and business development teams of Apple, Beats Music and Napster, he recognized a flaw in the way streaming services had grown over the years. They were “really poor at […]

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Radio’s Message to Congress: The Music Industry Is a Missing Dance Partner in Royalty Negotiations. | story

The debate over whether radio should pay royalties for the use of on-air music will air today in Washington during a hearing on the latest legislative proposal. The message from broadcasters in response will be simple: The music industry has walked away from efforts to reach the negotiated deal lawmakers prefer. “We’ve been sitting at […]

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Australian music industry legend Glenn Wheatley dies aged 74

Glenn Wheatley, the former Masters Apprentices bassist and who went on to lead the Little River Band and John Farnham careers and run a media empire, has died aged 74. Noise11 understands Glenn contracted Covid over the Christmas period and had been in intensive care. Glenn joined The Masters Apprentices in 1968 and performed on […]

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Why the music industry is paying close attention to TikTok: NPR

TAMARA KEITH, HOST: Artist Doja Cat has a hit song called “Say So”, complete with her own signature dance. (SOUND EXTRACTION OF THE SONG, “SAY SO”) DOJA CAT: (Singing) Day to night to morning, stay with me in the moment. KEITH: She didn’t invent dance. It was a teenager on TikTok named Haley Sharpe. It […]

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Tencent Music Reveals Recent Global Honors for Music Industry Support and Cultural Exchange

Shenzhen, China, January 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tencent Music Entertainment Group (“TME” or the “Company”) (NYSE:TME), the leading online music and audio entertainment platform in Chinaunveiled recent national and international accolades for supporting music industry development, innovation and building a stage for global cultural exchange. Tencent Music Entertainment Group recently received several authoritative national and […]

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New music industry support scheme – Tipperary Times

Fine Gael Senator Garret Ahearn encourages people of Tipperary to apply for the 2022 strand of theMusic and Entertainment Business Assistance Program (MEBAS).Senator Garret Ahearn said: “Performing artists and people in the music industry such as the crew, who areimpacted by covid restrictions, should now prepare to apply for the music and entertainment sectorAid program […]

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Music Industry Executives and Rock Legends Unite to Launch New MUSICART Digital Marketplace

LONDON, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Three music industry leaders have come together to launch a groundbreaking platform, MusicArt, which uses cutting-edge blockchain and NFT technology to revolutionize the way we enjoy musical artwork , old and new. “MusicArt is a unique new NFT platform focused solely on celebrating music-based art and imagery, making it […]

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Black radio and music industry leader Sidney Miller Jr. dies aged 89

Sidney Miller Jr., the Exclusive black radio (BRE) founder of magazine and conference, died aged 89. The exact cause of death has not been revealed, EUR Web reports. Miller is credited with starting one of the first major magazines focused on black music. He started playing trumpet as a pre-med at Florida A&M University while […]

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WE REMEMBER: Black music industry giant Sidney Miller Jr. has died | VIDEO

Sidney Miller Jr. *Sidney Miller Jr., a music industry giant has passed away. Miller founded and directed BRE (Black Radio Exclusive) magazine for over 40 years culminating in an annual conference and other events. He was 89 years old. At the time of this publication, we do not have specific details on the cause of […]

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Music industry veteran Jerry Crutchfield dies at 87

Washington: Jerry Crutchfield, songwriter, producer, publishing executive and music industry veteran, died Jan. 11, his family announced. He was 87 years old. According to The Hollywood Reporter, in addition to an illustrious career as a songwriter and producer, Crutchfield launched the Nashville office of MCA Music Publishing and served as its president for 25 years. […]

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The music industry is on the move: FKA Twigs partners with Atlantic Records

Brett Yormark was elevated to COO of Roc Nation, Compant CEO Desiree Perez announced this week. Yormark previously served as co-CEO of Roc Nation Unified and president of business operations and strategy. According to the announcement, Yormark will provide leadership and strategic vision across Roc Nation’s verticals while continuing to develop and execute long-term organizational […]

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Music industry embraces Roblox despite questionable practices

(Hypebot) – From major artists to major labels, the music industry is embracing Roblox. Warner Music Group even invested over $10 million and partnered with the startup. Roblox is an online gaming and game creation platform that allows users to program and play games created by other users. Over […]

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How streaming services like Spotify saved the music industry

J his year is billed as the year of judgment for music streaming. But here’s the good news – your resolutions don’t have to include canceling your subscription. Streaming saved the music industry and created a much improved landscape for recording artists. As always, the truth is complex, and it would take a book to […]

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Teaching experience helps represent women in the music industry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – The music industry has plenty of superstars, but there’s a void in what you don’t see: women in behind-the-scenes roles. Women have long seen this discrepancy, and research from the University of Southern California Annenberg puts it in numbers. New efforts are underway to close the gap. ” Hello ! said […]

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Music industry veteran Jerry Crutchfield passes

Jerry Crutchfield Seven-decade veteran of Music Row Jerry Crutchfield died January 11 at age 87. Crutchfield has had a multi-faceted career as a record producer, songwriter, label executive, singer, and music publisher. He produced hit country records for Tanya Tucker, Lee Greenwood, Tracy Byrd and many others. His gospel productions have been nominated for the […]

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NFT in the Music Industry – The New Indian Express

Express press service BENGALURU: NFTs are changing the arts and the creative industry as a whole. So what are they and how have they had an impact? What are NFTs? NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, allow artists to create digital works (in any format) and sell them directly to their fans via the blockchain. It is […]

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The music industry vet, a new Dan Gilbert-funded label, wants to help Detroit artists grow

DETROIT — A company backed by billionaire Dan Gilbert is bringing a new record label to Motown with a focus on equity and artist ownership. The real estate developer is the lead investor and partner in a new music-based lifestyle, WRKSHP, which wants to help develop artistic talent in the Detroit metro area. “Music is […]

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Vibe Sensai is making a name for itself in the music industry

Washington, USA, 14 January 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Washington State has been home to many legendary musical artists. Jimi Hendrix, Kenny G, Kurt Cobain, Quincy Jones, and the list goes on. Yet when it comes to the hip-hop genre, entertainers in the region have remained relatively quiet. That being said, don’t confuse a lack of exposure with […]

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The music industry is a “criminal enterprise”, says Jay Jay French

Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French called the music industry a “criminal enterprise” and compared it directly to drug trafficking. French, who also led the group, said he would not object to the suggestion that dealers know more about business transactions than the people who teach the process at university. “I survived the multiple ODs, […]

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With Viral Smash ‘Hrs and Hrs’, Muni Long shows the music industry how it’s done

Overnight success has been a long time coming for Muni Long. The artist formerly known as Priscilla Renea landed a recording deal with Capitol in the late 2000s due to a viral YouTube hit. Pigeonholated and misunderstood, her artistic endeavor did not take off, but she quickly established herself as one of the industry’s go-to […]

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How I stay relevant in Nigeria’s competitive music industry De-Loonie

Nigerian musician Okere Darington, deeply known by his stage name De-Loonie, has revealed how he remains relevant in the Nigerian music industry. The music industry, being a very competitive ground, has seen a lot of musicians fall out of their peak stage because they couldn’t keep up with the constant changes. While some artists step […]

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Footprint Analytics: will NFTs disrupt the music industry in the near future?

At the end of 2021, Collins Dictionary named “NFT” the word of the year. Non-fungible tokens have already rocked the art world and have become a household name. When you say “NFT” most people will at least understand that this is some kind of computerized image. However, NFT technology has equal or greater potential for […]

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China’s push to end market monopoly targets music industry

Chinese copyright regulators have banned digital music platforms from signing exclusive copyright licensing agreements except in special circumstances as the country tightens its grip on the market monopoly. China’s National Copyright Administration said on Thursday that the new rule was developed as a result of “complicated copyright issues involving musical works” and to “promote good […]

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Lil Nas X criticized the music industry’s “sanitization” of LGBTQ+ artists in an interview with CBS

In nearly three years, Lil Nas X has already become a music industry icon and an active voice for the LGBTQ+ community. The 22-year-old singer won two Grammy Awards thanks to his mega-hit, ‘Old Town Road’ and his song ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ recently won an MTV Video Music Award for Video of […]

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Ghana’s music industry can do better – DopeNation

Ghanaian music duo, DopeNation, claim that while the Ghanaian music industry is thriving, it can do better and excel more for the benefit of its stakeholders. Giving an assessment of the music industry, the music duo, in an interview on TV3 NewDay, said the industry could do better by paying more attention to artists and […]

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The Web3 ecosystem for the music industry to fully unleash creativity with play-to-earn, listen-to-earn, NFTs and Metaverse

DoMeta is an almost entirely music-oriented metaverse, where users can take advantage of their time to play, learn, create, and interact with each other or participate in live events. It intends to appeal to communities by combining music, DeFi, blockchain, and NFTs—along with a game-to-win model—into a single package. DoDuet, with a listening-to-win model, will […]

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Lil Nas X accuses the music industry of ‘sanitizing’ LGBTQ artists

Lil Nas X — Photo: Charlotte Rutherford Lil Nas X has called out the music industry forcing LGBTQ artists to be “sanitized” by censoring “anything sexual”. Speaking to CBS News, the Grammy-winning singer and rapper discussed his decision to come out as gay as his hit ‘Old Town Road’ sat atop the Billboard Hot 100. […]

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Mickey Guyton opens up about racism in the music industry

Mickey Guyton sits down with Latin pop superstar Becky G to offer a glimpse of her experience tackling racism and sexism in country music in a new clip from Facebook Watch that is being broadcast exclusively through Taste of Country and The Boot. “Do you feel, since you started, that there has been a change? […]

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Mickey Guyton wakes up to racism in the music industry

Mickey Guyton sits down with Latin pop superstar Becky G to offer insight into her experience battling racism and sexism in country music in a new Facebook Watch clip that’s streaming exclusively through Taste of Country and The Boot. “Do you have the impression, since you started, that there has been a change? Becky G […]

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Streaming services have revolutionized the business model of the music industry | Way of life

SEATTLE – When KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros started living on his own at the age of 18, he made a living selling CDs of his hip-hop music. He sold about 20 CDs for $ 10 each time he performed in a show (normally 40 to 80 times a year, which works out to about $ […]

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The Rise of the African Music Industry – Trend Outlook 2022 |

through Jason johnson 2021 has been an incredible and record-breaking year for the African music industry and we would all agree that African music has never been so popular around the world. After a global lockdown and a 2020 pandemic, we have seen the rise of musical talent across the continent, with renewed dynamism to […]

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The rise of the African music industry – a snapshot of trends in 2022

2021 has been an incredible and record-breaking year for the African music industry and we would all agree that African music has never been so popular around the world. After a global lockdown and a 2020 pandemic, we have seen the rise of musical talent across the continent, with renewed dynamism to set the tone […]

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Revolutionaries needed to transform Ghana’s music industry – Krymi

Krymi talks about revolutionary people for the music industry Sensational Ghanaian singer Krymi said the Ghanaian music industry needs revolutionaries to transform the space and increase international appeal. Speaking in an interview with the Topsy Turvy edition of TV3 New Day, the artist explained that the growth of the music industry for the development of […]

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A look at trends in 2022 – Guardian Arts – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

2021 has been an incredible and record-breaking year for the African music industry and everyone will agree that their music has never been so popular around the world. After a global lockdown and a 2020 pandemic, we have seen the rise of musical talent across the continent, with renewed dynamism to set the tone for […]

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Issa Rae says the music industry is “the worst” she’s ever encountered

Since his hit series “Insecure”, Issa Rae has tapped into other avenues, notably hair beauty with its Sienna Naturals line. However, when it comes to the music industry – where the 36-year-old singer has already established camp with her label Raedio – the producer had a lot to say about the $23.1 billion industry. During […]

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What to do during the 2021 music industry holiday downturn

(Hypebot) – Just because parts of the industry are shutting down doesn’t mean you have to… A guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix. After another wild and unpredictable year, the music industry as a whole is taking a break, and you know what? You should too. You deserve it. It finally happens. After 12 […]

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Ottawa Music Industry Coalition CEO Takes New Role

The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Jamie Kwong, Executive Director of the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition, is stepping down early next month to pursue a new opportunity. Content of the article […]

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The music industry still isn’t safe for women – but they’re working on it

Calls for change in the music industry have become louder than ever. Jessie Moss finds out what needs to be done. It’s been a quiet and frustrating year for the music industry. Concerts postponed and cancelled. Pending recording sessions. It has also been a year of recalibration and reflection for many working to improve the […]

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‘Absolutely heartbroken’: Event cancellations return to devastate Australia’s music industry | Music

In what feels like a devastating sense of deja vu for the music industry, Faith No More, Jimmy Barnes and the Hoodoo Gurus have canceled Australian shows ahead of Christmas, among many other acts who have been spooked by the December spike in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant. Posting to his […]

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How to invest in the music industry

(Hypebot) – From IPOs to catalog acquisitions and educational investments in the creators’ economy to NFT investments in their favorite artists, money is pouring into the music business at an unprecedented rate. The team at consumer financial services company Bankrate shares some wisdom as to where and how the average fan / consumer can invest […]

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Economics of Creators | Music Industry Blog

The music business is approaching a monetization / compensation tipping point. Long- and mid-tail creators are quickly realizing that even with the most revolutionary changes to royalty structures, streaming will never generate enough revenue. Streaming is a very effective monetization tool for larger rights holders and creators, but presents a pay issue for long and […]

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SONIDO: Dutch-based start-up NFT will revolutionize the music industry

17/12/2021 Sonido is an NFT startup platform dedicated to artists, festivals and events, and fans. The platform consists of a general NFT marketplace, an NFT music marketplace, and an NFT ticket marketplace. Fans can buy these NFTs and be able to trade them. SON is Sonido’s utility token which can be used for many social […]

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Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy my inspiration in the music industry BRAIN

Samuel Osemudiamen Udebhulu, better known by his stage name BRAIN, described the trio Davido, Wizkid and Burna Boy as sources of inspiration for him. The young Nigerian singer born May 10 at the end of the 19th century is also a songwriter and philanthropist and is based in South Africa. BRAIN speaking recently about his […]

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Explain NFTs and how they benefit the music industry

A popular Canadian rock band is releasing their next album direct to their fans as NFT, or ‘non-fungible token,’ a new digital product that is growing in popularity and creating a product that has given some music and music creators art more control over their work. In an age when musical artists face limitations on […]

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Music Industry Unites to Commit to Net Zero Emissions by 2050 | Music

A number of the world’s biggest record labels have come together to pledge to take action on their environmental impact. The three major labels – Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group – as well as independents such as label groups Beggars and Secretly, Warp, Ninja Tune and many others, have signed […]

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What to expect in 2022: Jay Gilbert shares his music industry predictions

(Hypebot) – Hypebot readers know Jay Gilbert as the co-host of the Music Business Weekly and Your Morning Coffee podcasts, but he’s also an industry veteran and highly respected music marketing guru. Here are Jay Gilbert’s predictions for the music industry next year. By Jay Gilbert of Label logic […]

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Australian music industry under review for “sexual harm, sexual harassment and systemic discrimination”

Australia’s music industry is under a six-month review by two consultants examining the incidences of “sexual harm, sexual harassment and systemic discrimination”. the National Journal of the Music Industry is headed by two consultants, Alexandra Shehadie and Sam Turner, who will begin the first stages of the investigation this month and plan to complete their […]

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A new creative hub to develop the Victorian music industry

Victorian musicians, music businesses and organizations will have a new home to generate and present talent, thanks to the Andrews Labor government investment in the new music market, which opened in Collingwood today . The $ 2.5 Million Music Marketplace will provide event, performance and collaboration spaces in addition to education, collaborative working and conference […]

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JLS explains how fatherhood changed their view of the music industry

After nearly a decade out of the limelight – award-winning band and X-Factor finalist – JLS has revealed that their take on the music industry has changed since they became fathers. Cambridge guy Aston Merrygold and London-born trio Oritse Williams, Marvin Humes and JB Gill joined Lorraine Kelly this morning (December 9) to discuss how […]

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Will the future of the music industry be NFTs and Metaverse gigs?

Will record companies and streaming services exist in the future? Music artists have complained about payment systems in streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, according to the New York Times. What if artists could directly benefit from their fans? NFT music Royal platform receives a lot of attention Two weeks ago, artist investment platform […]

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Smart Investments: An Inside Guide to Performing in the Music Industry

There is nothing new about investors turning to the music industry. Just remember John Lennon’s concerns about Northern Songs, the publisher that owned the rights to Lennon and McCartney hits, bought out by “men in suits” in 1969. The interest has always been there, from patrons buying an 18th century violin, loaning it to famous […]

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The next NFT hit could be the music industry, says Beyonce, former manager of Elton John

As a former Music Director who previously counted Elton John, Beyonce and Guns N ‘Roses as clients, Merck Mercuriadis has a keen eye for talent and a knack for spotting trends. As streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music grew in popularity, Mercuriadis formed the Hipgnosis Songs Fund to acquire the music rights. The […]

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Love it or hate it, TikTok is changing the music industry

“Tik-a-Tok-a-Who?” Was Adele’s response to her management’s suggestion to promote her music to younger audiences on Tiktok, the video-sharing platform owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. “If everyone makes music for TikTok, who makes music for my generation?” She asked. Adele might resist, but the platform nonetheless popularized and promoted her song Easy on me, […]

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NFT’s next hit could be the music industry, according to Beyonce, former director of Elton John, Marketing & Advertising News, AND BrandEquity

NFTs could also provide a new type of collector’s item for music fans, like music or videos, for the same price as a traditional touring book sold at concerts, Mercuriadis said. (iStock image) As a former Music Director who previously counted Elton John, Beyonce and Guns N ‘Roses as clients, Merck Mercuriadis has a keen […]

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Republic Records appoints Meg Harkins Senior Vice President of Marketing

Archives of the Republic named Meg harkins as senior vice president of marketing, co-president Jim Roppo announced Thursday. She is based at the company’s headquarters in New York. Harkins started advice for the label in 2019, spearheading releases ranging from K-pop artists Twice, (G) I-dle and Tomorrow X Together to reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee and […]

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The next REUTERS NEXT-NFT hit could be the music industry, according to Beyonce, former manager of Elton John

By Dawn Chmielewski December 2 (Reuters) – As a former Music Director who previously counted Elton John, Beyonce and Guns N ‘Roses as clients, Merck Mercuriadis has a keen eye for talent and a knack for spotting trends. As streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music grew in popularity, Mercuriadis formed the Hipgnosis Songs […]

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Taylor Swift re-recordings highlight inequalities in music industry – The Daily Utah Chronicle

I was in fifth grade when Taylor Swift’s “Red” album came out. I remember using an iTunes gift card to download the album to my iPod Touch. At the age of 11, I had never known heartache, but I could tell that Swift was determined to overcome whatever came her way. I always admire the […]

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Future returns: investing in music industry royalties

The music industry’s revenue has grown steadily over the past six years to reach $ 40 billion, by some estimates, after streaming services such as Spotify and Amazon started to gain ground over six years ago. According to Jordan Stein, director of Cresset Private Capital in Chicago, all this money has opened up an opportunity […]

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Music industry veteran Brianna Ruelas makes her debut

If you do a Google search for Brianna Ruelas, the autocomplete has the subtitle “singer”. Ruelas has just released her first single, “Thieves”, and although she is only technically “starting” her singing career now at 42, she has been a singer her entire life and a force in the music industry. music over the past […]

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Musician pushes the boundaries for success in the music industry

In a city where live music is primarily advertised, Pete Monfre was surprised to find local musicians working for free that he left the industry for 10 years in 2006. Local musicians tended to be underpaid before COVID-19 rocked the music industry, but the fallout from the pandemic has exasperated existing problems. Musician and marketer […]

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How I planned to take over the music industry —Sassy P

Take over and dominate are two words that could describe Sassy P’s project for the Nigerian music industry. The Lagos-native singer during a conversation with R revealed that she is ready to leave her mark on the sands of time and through her new single, “Bolanle”, which will be released very soon, adding that she […]

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Factbox | Key nominations for the 2022 music industry Grammy Awards

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York City Nominations for the Grammy Awards, the music industry’s highest accolades, were announced on Tuesday. The awards will be presented during a live ceremony on January 31. Below is a […]

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South Africa: Catastrophic decline of the South African music industry

Once considered a vital growth point with enormous export potential, our music industry is now just a shadow of itself, and Covid is not the main culprit. | By Niki Moore South African musicians say the local music industry has entered a catastrophic decline, exacerbated by the pandemic. In a two-part series, we examine decades […]

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Factbox: key nominations for the 2022 music industry Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (Reuters) – Nominations for the Grammy Awards, the music industry’s highest accolades, were announced on Tuesday. The awards will be presented during a live ceremony on January 31. Below is a list of nominations in key categories. ALBUM OF THE YEAR Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register […]

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The music industry’s Castaway became the number one country star

Walker Hayes’ “Fancy Like” has gone undefeated for 18 weeks now on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, and while people might think this song was just a feel-good night out song with Applebee’s, it isn’t. was not the case. For Hayes, this was his decisive lead. 2005: In pursuit of the dream Sixteen years ago […]

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The Key FRAMEWORK nominations for the music industry of the 2022 Grammy Awards | News from USA®

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nominations for the Grammy Awards, the music industry’s highest accolades, were announced on Tuesday. The awards will be presented during a live ceremony on January 31. Below is a list of nominations in key categories. “Love for Sale” – Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga “Justice” – Justin Bieber “Planet Her” – […]

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How the Australian music industry is rediscovering its future groove

Pictured: Mardi Caught (The Annex), Jaddan Comerford (UNIFIED), Joel Connelly (Blackbird) and Holly Rankin (Jack River) at ARIA’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship panel Executives predict a new era of innovation and entrepreneurial dynamism in Australian music. They paint a landscape of larger investments on the part of financiers; a world where music and creativity are valued […]

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Music industry one of latest sectors to recover from pandemic, charity says

A third of professional musicians still earned nothing from music after the pandemic, according to a charity study. The music industry was proving to be one of the last sectors to recover from the pandemic, with 83% of professional musicians unable to return to regular work. Research conducted by the independent charity Help Musicians on […]

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HBO orders “The Idol” with The Weeknd, a drama series about the music industry – Deadline

The idol goes in series. The music industry drama, co-created by Sam Levinson, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Reza Fahim, received an HBO series order and completed its cast, including red rocket rising star Suzanna Son. Amy Seimetz, who directed episodes of Atlanta and The girlfriend experience, will direct all six episodes. The series, which […]

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‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’ May Change the Music Industry ‘Forever & Always’

Pop singer Taylor Swift is shaking up the music industry with her re-recorded version of “Red (Taylor’s Version)”. The 11 Grammy Award-winning artist is re-recording his music in order to own the rights to his songs. Shamrock Capital Advisors, a Los Angeles-based investment firm, currently owns the rights to the original Swift albums. The original […]

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Music Industry Revolution: Hits As Musical NFTs

VIENNA, November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Acquire shares of hits, share the success of your favorite artists and secure your rights in the blockchain – a long-awaited vision has just become reality with the launch of Music NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) by the Viennese pioneer Global Rock star. The startup is thus one step […]

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Why are bad contracts still a norm in the music industry?

Behind so many of the world’s most famous and beloved musicians, there is often a terrible contract. For decades, the music industry has found ways to get the most out of artists and songwriters, and while awareness of these practices has grown, operating agreements remain virtually a norm. Of the industry. Artists like Kanye West, […]

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Spain removes visa requirement for musicians touring UK | Music industry

The UK music industry has hailed the Spanish government’s decision to remove post-Brexit visa requirements for UK artists on short-term tours, but warned that significant issues remain that will make many tours ‘impossible’. Spain’s announcement means UK musicians and their team will no longer need visas for engagements under 90 days, a policy change that […]

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Local nonprofit helps San Diego artists break into music industry – NBC 7 San Diego

San Diego’s local music scene is slowly returning after pandemic shutdowns. Today, a nonprofit music school, Gallery 130, is helping new San Diego artists break into the industry. “It’s an environment in which we nurture artists early in their careers until they have millions of views on their Spotify and Soundcloud accounts,” said Jesse Brennan, […]

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Lucian Grainge, the most powerful person in the music industry

(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times) Tthink of any successful musical track in the industry and the name of Universal Music Group will instantly appear in mind. The founder of the main man behind this global brand of music production is none other than Sir Lucian Charles Grainge. He is Managing Director and Chairman of […]

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What can the music industry do?

The Danish town of Roskilde shares little with Houston other than the proximity to a waterway and the tragedy of a music festival in which nine people died. The Roskilde Festival, which typically attracts more than twice as many music fans as the city’s population of around 50,000, only made the news until its 30th […]

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How BeatStars changed the music industry

AUSTIN, Texas, November 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With over three million active users, BeatStars is an online music marketplace that connects musicians from around the world with their collaborators. BeatStars’ mission is to support independent musicians with the tools, knowledge, and community they need to make a living doing what they love. This […]

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MPs and Music Industry Bodies Criticize the Salary of Universal Director Lucian Grainge | Universal music

MPs and music industry bodies criticized the salary of Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG), who is expected to earn more in 2021 than all songwriters combined from streams and sales of their music in the UK in 2019. Grainge’s salary this year is supported by one-time cash bonuses totaling […]

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Jobs, money generated by the music industry in Texas

Music is big business in Texas, report shows. Well, it might have sounded like one of those unlucky old country songs. But as the music industry comes out of the worst of the pandemic, it’s clear the company has hit very high marks, at least in terms of recorded music. We don’t have numbers for […]

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Spotify’s playlist service and its impact on the music industry

On a school morning, I’m more likely to forget my wallet at home than my headphones. I rarely walk around campus without my music playing. I find the power to romanticize the little things in life and the perfect reading list to listen to on the way to class is essential for me. If I […]

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Nigeria: music industry takes young people off the streets with 7figure Records – Franklin Chiekezie

Young Nigerian music entrepreneur and humanitarian Mr. Franklin Chiekezie Chiemelu says the music industry is able to pull huge Nigerian youth off the streets with the right investment. Mr Franklin Chiekezie Chiemelu said so on Monday in an interview in Lagos. He said the industry has given those who are passionate about and motivated by […]

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Portland’s music industry comes up with a plan to save the local scene, starting with noise ordinances

Members of non-profit group MusicPortland fear the local government is not doing enough to help local music businesses stay afloat. So the group presented a seven-point plan outlining specific steps that could help ensure the survival of the city’s music scene. The plan includes clarifying city regulations, streamlining enforcement and oversight, and reducing reliance on […]

Music industry

How NFTs Could Change the Music Industry

If you’ve been doing your best to ignore all of this crypto stuff, it’s probably time you started paying attention. At this point, your favorite musician probably knows this stuff better than you do. The Grammy Awards announced this week that next year’s show will be commemorated with, what else, a series of non-fungible tokens. […]

Music industry

Here are some intriguing statistics on the Indian music industry, 2021 edition-Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

The current monetary value of the Indian music industry, according to Vikram Mehra, Managing Director of Saregama and current chairman of the Indian Music Industry trading body, stands at Rs 1,300 to Rs 1,500 crore. Perhaps that’s because we’ve been so hungry for music festivals over the past 18 months that the announcement of some […]