Music Biz 2014 Media Center

Welcome to the Music Biz 2014 Media Center. Here you will not only find information about obtaining credentials for the event, but also press releases about the many exciting programs and appearance that will be taking place during Music Biz’s flagship event.

Editorial press can apply for media credential by completing the form linked here.

Non-editorial press including sales and marketing departments at media outlets cannot apply for credentials, but can register at the appropriate fee level found here.

For all media related questions, please contact Jaybird Communication’s Laurie Jakobsen at laurie@jaybirdcom.com.

Music Biz 2014 Program Schedule Announced 2.20.14

We are happy to announce the preliminary schedule for Music Biz 2014 … packed with programs and discussions that reflect the hot button issues in the industry and led by some of the industry’s most innovative companies who are joined for the dialogue by a cross-section of representatives from the music commerce and content communities. Check it out.

Music Biz to Honor Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman with Independent Spirit Award 1.29.14

PonemanSmallJanuary 29, 2014 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly NARM and digitalmusic.org, will present its prestigious Independent Spirit Award to Jonathan Poneman, Co-Founder of Sub Pop Records, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013. The Award will be presented on Wednesday, May 7, at the Opening Session of Music Biz 2014, the annual convention of Music Biz, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Read More »

Sylvia Rhone to Receive Presidential Award at Music Biz 2014 1.22.14

*Makes History as First Female Honoree*

SylviaRhoneSmallJanuary 22, 2014 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly known as NARM and digitalmusic.org, will present its prestigious Presidential Award for Sustained Executive Achievement to Sylvia Rhone, founder and CEO of Vested in Culture, distributed by Epic Records, on Wednesday, May 7, at the Opening Session of the Music Biz 2014 annual convention at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

Rhone will be the first female executive to receive the Award, which has previously been presented to industry luminaries such as Clive Davis, Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun, Akio Morita, Walter Yetnikoff, Paul Smith, Henry Droz, Russ Solomon, Jack Eugster, Eric Paulson, Bob Higgins, Jim Urie, John Marmaduke, Dick Clark, Casey Kasem, Ted Cohen, and Don Cornelius, as well as organizational honorees such as the Country Music Association (CMA), the Recording Academy, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Read More »