Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2016

Music Biz is an essential online destination for members to stay up to date on Association happenings and gather the latest industry statistics. You can access the news here, or sign up for our RSS feed and have it delivered daily to your inbox.

April 14, 2016 – Music Biz President James Donio Releases Statement on Pending Discriminatory Tennessee Legislation

“When we decided to bring Music Biz back to Nashville in 2016, the troubling bills now before the governor were not in discussion. If these bills become law in Tennessee, they will allow discrimination against people for what they believe, how they live, or who they are — and especially penalize transgender youth at a time when… Read More

April 13, 2016 – Music Biz Association ‘Industry Jam’ Gather Big-Name Musicians and Industry Execs For Blow-out Concert Event in Nashville

April 13, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will kick off Music Biz 2016 week in Nashville with a special pre-convention event: the first-ever Industry Jam. Co-sponsored by Baker & Taylor, the event will kick off at 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, and all proceeds will benefit… Read More

April 11, 2016 – Music Biz 2016 to Bring its First-Ever Brand & Strategic Partnership Summit to Nashville

Major brands Absolut, Bose and Coca-Cola to offer expert guidance on what companies look for in a partnership April 11, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will host its inaugural Brand & Strategic Partnerships Summit on Tuesday, May 17, from 10:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the Music Biz 2016 convention at the… Read More

April 8, 2016 – Music Biz Announces Fall Webinar Series Lineup

The Music Business Association is back with its Common Ground Webinar Series to showcase new products and services, give members important Association updates, and present the newest market and consumer intelligence from our trusted research partners. Registration is FREE for members and just $29 for non-members. September 17, 2-3 PM EST Really Listening: Using Social… Read More

April 7, 2016 – Edison Research Hacks the Commuter Code: AM/FM Listeners Switch 22 Times Per Commute

Even as in-car audio use continues to evolve, Americans remain “button punchers.” Nearly 75% of those who consume audio in the car are likely to switch at least occasionally over the course of their commute. The average user of AM/FM radio switches the station 22 times per commute, while those using other platforms switch an… Read More

April 6, 2016 – Music Biz 2016 Artists, Management & Touring Town Hall Sets Sights on Unlocking Data-Driven Opportunities

Speakers from Spotify, Pandora, CAA, WME, Mtheory, Borman, Vector, Ticketmaster, Starstruck, and More to Dig into Streaming and Fan Data, as Well as the Changing Role of Today’s Artist Managers April 6, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will explore the role data plays in opening up new opportunities for artists online, in-store,… Read More

April 4, 2016 – Collaboration Platform Dropbox to Sponsor Music Biz 2016 Awards Luncheon

April 4, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has announced that Dropbox, a leader in modern collaboration solutions for people and businesses, will sponsor the Music Biz 2016 Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville. The event will serve as the venue for key Music Biz… Read More

March 31, 2016 – Music Biz 2016 ‘Songwriters & Publishers Town Hall’ to Address Evolving Role of Publishing in the Digital Age

Event to feature keynote from Steve Bogard and presentations from top execs at Big Yellow Dog Music, BMG Rights Management, BMI, ole, Wrensong, and more March 31, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will address the needs of the songwriting and publishing community in Nashville and beyond at this year’s Songwriters & Publishers… Read More

March 23, 2016 – ‘Pandora Presents’ Concert Event in Nashville at The Cannery Ballroom May 16

March 23, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) announces that the concert event “Pandora Presents” will cap off the first night of the Music Biz 2016 convention in Nashville on Monday, May 16. Beginning at 9 p.m. CT at The Cannery Ballroom, the event will be open to all convention attendees and will… Read More

March 23, 2016 – Global Metadata Challenges Confronted at 4th Annual Summit Music Biz 2016 Convention in Nashville

Michael McCarty and Jeff King of SOCAN to deliver keynote presentation March 23, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will bring its popular Metadata Summit back to Nashville this year on Monday, May 16, during the Music Biz 2016 convention at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. The fourth annual Summit will feature a keynote… Read More