Music industry

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 […]


Senate Bill Would Prevent SBA From Becoming Direct Lender | 2021-12-14

Senator Tim Scott introduced a bill on Tuesday to prevent the Small Business Administration from becoming a direct lender, the Protecting Access to Credit for Small Businesses Act (S. 3382). The bill would prevent the SBA from directly granting loans under the 7 (a) program. “We support all efforts to prevent the SBA from becoming […]

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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 […]