Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2018

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September 24, 2018 – 5 Ways to Help Your Music Get Discovered in the New Digital Age

The Outline recently published an article titled, “Finding New Music in the Algorithm Age.” The piece collects input from six experts and industry veterans, people who work with artists day in and day out, about where they turn to find out about new music in the changing digital landscape of music discovery. This analysis of… Read More

September 20, 2018 – 2018 Mid-Year RIAA Music Shipment and Revenue Statistics: Comment From Music Biz President James Donio

James Donio, President of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), offered the following comments on the 2018 Mid-Year RIAA Music Shipment and Revenue Statistics report, released today. “The ever-increasing dominance of streaming as the primary means of music consumption continues to be extremely fruitful, as shown in the RIAA 2018 Mid-Year Music Revenues Report published… Read More

September 20, 2018 – Inspiring Industry Woman Amy Dietz Profiled By Music Business Worldwide

Amy Dietz, EVP & GM of INgrooves Music Group and a member of the Music Biz Board of Directors since 2015, was recently profiled by Music Business Worldwide as part of their ‘Inspiring Women’ series. The article showcases Dietz’s journey from discovering her love of music while growing up in Minneapolis to her successes with… Read More

September 19, 2018 – New Member Profile: VRL Muzic

Join us in welcoming VRL Muzic to the Music Biz community! Founded in 1998, VRL Muzic serves as a new era record label, focused on delivering quality content that respects the intended vision of its artists. The label will premiere a new style of music called Acid Latin on artist Rhythm Tribe’s album Generations later… Read More

September 19, 2018 – Music Biz Member Primephonic Launches Classical Music Streaming Platform

Primephonic, who joined Music Biz in 2017, has just launched their new streaming platform dedicated to delivering a specifically curated experience for Classical music fans. The service is currently available in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The company has plans for a global roll-out beginning in 2019. At launch, Primephonic featured… Read More

September 18, 2018 – 3 Reasons You Must Attend The Entertainment & Technology Law Conference

In just one week, Music Biz will make its triumphant return to New York City with the latest installment of its Entertainment & Technology Law Conference! Here are 3 reasons you MUST ATTEND this year’s event: #1 — Full-Day Cutting-Edge Program with Expert Insights from Advocates & Influencers No matter your role in the music business,… Read More

September 18, 2018 – [MEMBER DISCOUNT] – A3C Festival & Conference 2018

The 14th Annual A3C Festival & Conference returns to Atlanta, GA October 3-7, highlighting different aspects of Hip-Hop culture and showcasing hundreds of artist, producers, and DJs from around the world! The 3-Day Conference (October 3-5) features dozens of panels, workshops, mixers and with hundreds of thought leaders and industry experts. Featured speakers include Steve… Read More

September 17, 2018 – [WEBINAR] – How to Control Your Online Identity & Collect Your Live Performance Royalties

Have you ever spent hours trying to update media assets like an artist photo across individual ticketing, festival, or radio platforms, only to discover that some can’t even be directly managed? Do you know that you should be collecting royalties every time your songs are performed live? These are two common issues that independent artists… Read More

September 17, 2018 – Music Biz Member Jammber Offers Business Management From Mobile App Suite

Jammber, a Music Biz member since 2016, has developed a suite of tools to manage everything from songwriting credits and rights management to ticketing and touring all from a group of apps on a mobile phone. “Muse” gives collaborators a single platform to exchange lyrics and song ideas, while the company’s “Splits” app tracks ownership… Read More

September 14, 2018 – Mid-Year 2018 Streaming Market Shares

Music subscribers grew by 16% in the first half of 2018 to reach 229.5 million, up from 198.6 million at the end of 2017. Year-on-year the global subscriber base increased by 38%, adding 62.8 million subscribers. This represents strong but sustained growth: 60.8 million net new subscribers were added between H1 2016 and H1 2017.… Read More