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Slovenian company Viberate wants to be the music industry’s IMDb

The lack of data and analytical intelligence has made it harder to spot trends and harder for artists, record labels, and places to navigate the industry. “We were wandering in the dark,” says Umek. Enter the Slovenian start-up Viberate. Founded in 2015 by DJ Umek and his two managers, Vasja Veber and Matej Gregorčič, the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. […]

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NB Music Industry Honors Best of the Year

Space suit-clad jazz musicians and a gospel rapper are among the winners of this year’s Music NB Awards. The 12th edition of the event took place Thursday evening, broadcast live from the Charlotte Street Arts Center in Fredericton and hosted by musician David Myles. About 1,000 people had watched the show on Friday morning, said […]

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Competition watchdog to examine UK music industry over dominance of major labels

The competition watchdog will launch a review of the UK music market to address concerns about the power of major music labels and whether money is flowing from streaming platforms to the artist. The market research, which was prompted by a recommendation from the UK government last month, follows a parliamentary inquiry into the music […]

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Over a third of UK music industry workers lost their jobs in 2020 | Music industry

More than a third of workers in the UK music industry lost their jobs last year – 69,000 in total – as theaters closed, festivals were cut, tours halted and the pandemic wiped out billions of dollars of the value of the sector. UK Music, the umbrella organization representing the commercial music industry, artists and […]

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Blockchain Music App Audius Raises $ 5 Million From Music Industry Giants

advertising Audius, a blockchain-based music streaming platform with more than six million monthly users, announced Thursday that it has raised $ 5 million from some of the best people in the music business. Audius investors include artists such as Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Nas, Jason Derulo, Pusha T, Mark Gillespie, as well as industry leaders […]

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Global music industry to 2025

DUBLIN, September 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Global Music Market (Recorded Music, Streaming and Publishing): Insights and Forecasts with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo The global music market is expected to register a value of US$70.02 billion in 2025, growing at a CAGR […]