Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2019

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May 22, 2019 – [MEMBER DISCOUNT] — AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit

The AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit, the third annual event by the Association of Independent Music Publishers, brings together the indie publishing and songwriter communities for a day of educational panels and networking. This year’s AIMP Summit takes place June 11 at the 3 West Club in New York. Keynotes speakers at this year’s edition include… Read More

May 20, 2019 – [MEMBER DISCOUNT] GLAAD + Ty Herndon present The Concert for Love & Acceptance

GLAAD and Ty Herndon invite you to the 2019 Concert for Love & Acceptance, co-hosted by Ty Herndon and CMT’s Cody Alan! This year’s event, taking place Thursday, June 6 at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, features a coalition of artists and celebrities appearing and performing to accelerate acceptance for LGBTQ people. Already announced special… Read More

May 20, 2019 – How Record Labels Are Selling Old Music for (Lots of) New Money

Ask someone in the music industry how to sell a new single, and you’ll get rambling answers that go on for days — but ask them how to sell a single that was released 25 years ago, from an artist who’s only ever put out one five-track LP and since faded deep into obscurity, and you’ll get… Read More

May 17, 2019 – How Music Discovery Works Today, and What Artists Can Do To Stand Out

There are a million ways to be heard, and for a new artist, that sounds promising. The combination of streaming and social media turned the music industry upside down, and one thing is for certain: there’s no right way to do things. A thousand other acts could try to replicate Lil Nas X’s come-up or follow Dominic Fike’s path,… Read More

May 14, 2019 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Rock Paper Scissors, Inc.

We welcome new member Rock Paper Scissors, Inc. to the Music Business Association! Since its founding in 1999, this PR firm has represented over 2,000 projects from six continents, including work on music industry conferences, workshops, and other events. The firm’s diverse team of communicators, creatives, and business minds handles a growing roster which includes… Read More

May 14, 2019 – Second Deadline for the 2019 Clio Music Awards: Friday, May 17!

This Friday, May 17, marks the second deadline for the 2019 Clio Music Awards! Entry fees increase per deadline, so be sure to apply by Friday to save some money. This year’s award winners will be announced during the 60th annual Clio Awards on September 25 at The Manhattan Center in New York. The awards… Read More

May 8, 2019 – 2019 Music Biz Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner Recap

Music Biz’s annual celebration of artistic and executive achievement, the Music Biz Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner, was held Tuesday, May 7, as part of the Music Biz 2019 Conference at the JW Marriott Nashville. This year’s ceremony was sponsored by BuzzAngle Music, City National Bank, Cracker Barrel, Jammber, and TiVo. The slate of… Read More

May 7, 2019 – Music Biz 2019 CMA Breakfast and Music Biz Presentations: Scripted Remarks from Music Biz President James Donio

Music Biz President James Donio Thank you, Sarah (Trahern, CEO of the Country Music Association). Let’s have another round of applause for Kassi, Cassadee and Danielle. Weren’t they terrific? CMA has graciously and generously sponsored our Opening Breakfast for the fourth year in a row! Please join me again in showing them how much we… Read More

May 4, 2019 – Why Streaming Is Reviving the Music Industry

After nearly two decades of disruption, the music industry is undergoing a massive revival. Artists, labels and publishers are cashing in on the growing popularity of streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music — and consumers are signing up for subscriptions like never before.  Vulture forecasts music revenue to more than double to about $131 billion by 2030. Millennials and Generation Z are spending more of their annual budgets on music than other age groups. The proportion of people who stream music on their smartphones is growing in both developed and emerging markets. Click here to read more.

May 1, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Elizabeth Chan, Merry Bright Music

Music Biz is excited to welcome Elizabeth Chan, CEO of Merry Bright Music, to the Music Biz 2019 Program! As part of this year’s Career Development Workshops, she will moderate the panel “The Journey of a Music Entrepreneur,” set for Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm. She will also lead the session “Parents in Music:… Read More