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

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

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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Meet the entrepreneurs who are taking Denver’s music industry to the next level

(From the left) John Baldwin, Chris Voss, Jason Edelstein and Andrea Hoang of The Salt Lick Records. Photo courtesy of The Salt Lick Records Music A new generation of local labels and arts agencies are striving to make Mile High City the next global music hub and nurture art while they are there. By Madi […]

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Universal Music, Vurbl, PRS for music, More

Music industry veteran Moses Martiny, new senior vice president of global digital business strategy at Sony Music Publishing. Photo credit: Ivan Weiss Here’s a recap of recent executive shifts – including internal hires and promotions – across the music industry. If you’ve got a job to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note at […]

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UK government calls for music industry review

The UK government has called on the competition watchdog to overhaul the structure of the UK music industry, fearing the benefits of the streaming boom could be passed on to musicians. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Department wrote to the Competition and Markets Authority asking it to carry out a market study. It follows […]

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British watchdog concerned about Sony takeover of Little Simz label | The music industry

Britain’s competition watchdog has raised concerns over Sony Music Entertainment’s $430m (£312m) deal to buy AWAL, the artist services company that released music artists such as Little Simz, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Billie Eilish’s brother and collaborator, Finneas. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said distribution of recorded music in the UK […]

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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 […]

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Moment House Closes $12M Series A Funding Round; UMG partners with Tomorrowland

House of the moment, the live media platform founded in 2019 by Arjun Mehta, Nigel Egrari and Shray Bansal, has closed a $12 million Series A funding round led by Forerunner Ventures. According to an announcement, Moment House processed 1 million tickets in 168 countries hosting appearances and performances from Tame Impala, KSI, Halsey, St. […]

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Are NFTs the new Napster? This time the music industry isn’t taking any chances

Kings of Leon’s adoption of NFTs was a wake-up call for their record label and the music industry, which is now racing to avoid the same mistake that nearly killed it 20 years ago. MMore than two decades after the release of its debut album, Kings of Leon has been honored in the Rock & […]