News - 2018

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April 19, 2018 – [Music Biz 2018 Speaker Spotlight] Joe Belliotti, NOISEGATE

The Music Business Association is excited to welcome Joe Belliotti, Founder of NOISGATE for ‘The Future of Brand-Artist Partnerships‘ on Wednesday, May 16 at 2:10 PM during the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville! Check out the fun Speaker Spotlight below to get to know Joe a little more before his Music Biz panel. Music Biz is celebrating its… Read More

April 18, 2018 – Music Biz Teams With GLAAD for ‘Power of Queer Storytelling in Song’ Panel at 2018 Annual Conference in Nashville

Artists, songwriters, and activists Justin Tranter, Shane McAnally, and Shea Diamond to discuss importance of inclusion with GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis April 18, 2018 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is teaming with GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBTQ media advocacy group, to present the “Trendspotting: The Power of Queer Storytelling in Song“ panel,… Read More

April 17, 2018 – GRAMMY-Nominated, Platinum-Selling Country Star Kelsea Ballerini Will Headline Music Biz 2018 Awards Breakfast

April 17, 2018 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will welcome GRAMMY-nominated, Platinum-selling Country star Kelsea Ballerini for a performance at the Music Biz 2018 conference’s Awards Breakfast & Presentations, sponsored by the Country Music Association (CMA). Ballerini’s performance will cap off the event’s concluding segment honoring RIAA CEO Cary Sherman with the Presidential… Read More

April 16, 2018 – Cardi B Claims #1 album, Drake Overtakes Himself w/ New Single: Comment From Music Biz President James Donio

James Donio, President of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), commented on this week’s sales numbers issued by Nielsen (published by Billboard – albums, singles) and BuzzAngle Music (published by HITS Daily Double – albums, singles). “It was a historic week on the Nielsen and BuzzAngle Music charts this week, with Cardi B tallying the biggest streaming week ever… Read More

April 16, 2018 – [Music Biz 2018 Speaker Spotlight] Cindy da Silva, The Rocks Management

The Music Business Association is excited to welcome Cindy da Silva, Owner & Partner at The Rocks Management  for ‘The Business of Merch: Fundamentals & Strategies to Make Music Merchandise Work for You‘ on Wednesday, May 16 at 2 PM during the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville! Check out the fun Speaker Spotlight below to get to know… Read More

April 13, 2018 – [Music Biz 2018 Speaker Spotlight] Daniel Dewar, Paperchain

The Music Business Association is excited to welcome Daniel Dewar, CEO & Founder of Paperchain ‘Battle of The Blockchain‘ on Tuesday, May 15 at 11 AM during the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville! Check out the fun Speaker Spotlight below to get to know Daniel a little more before his Music Biz panel. Music Biz is celebrating its 60th year… Read More

April 11, 2018 – [Music Biz 2018 Speaker Spotlight] Hans Peter Roth, Muserk

The Music Business Association is excited to welcome Hans Peter Roth, Partner & Head of Global Business Development at Muserk for ‘My Song, My Money…Why Metadata?‘ on Tuesday, May 15 at 2 PM during the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville! Check out the fun Speaker Spotlight below to get to know Hans a little more before his Music Biz panel.… Read More

April 10, 2018 – Music Business Hall of Fame to Launch at Music Biz 2018 Conference With Tower Records’ Russ Solomon as First Inductee

Colin Hanks, Acclaimed Actor and Tower Records Documentary Director, Will Induct Solomon April 10, 2018 – As part of its 60th Anniversary conference, the Music Business Association (Music Biz) has announced that the Music Business Hall of Fame — which was previewed at last year’s conference and will celebrate the achievements of industry executives, companies, media,… Read More

April 9, 2018 – The Weeknd scores third straight #1: Comment from Music Biz President James Donio

James Donio, President of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), commented on this week’s sales numbers issued by Nielsen (published by Billboard – albums, singles) and BuzzAngle Music (published by HITS Daily Double – albums, singles). “The Weeknd rushed straight to the top of the Nielsen and BuzzAngle Music charts this week with his surprise project, My Dear Melancholy, which moved… Read More

April 9, 2018 – [Music Biz 2018 Speaker Spotlight] Cherie Hu, Billboard/Forbes

The Music Business Association is excited to welcome Cherie Hu, Contributing Writer/Editor at Billboard/Forbes for ‘#NEXTGEN_NOW: Young Voices Rewriting The Rules‘ on Tuesday, May 15 at 9 AM during the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville! Check out the fun Speaker Spotlight below to get to know Cherie a little more before her Music Biz panel. Music Biz is celebrating… Read More