Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2019

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April 11, 2019 – Music Biz 2019 Main Stage Performances To Feature Country Star Luke Combs

CMA Breakfast will showcase rising stars Kassi Ashton, Danielle Bradbery and Cassadee Pope The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is thrilled to announce CMA and ACM Award-winning Country Music artist Luke Combs as the featured performer for its 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner on Tuesday, May 7. Also taking the stage will be… Read More

April 10, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Jennifer “T Bird” Gabriel

Music Biz is excited to welcome Jennifer “T Bird” Gabriel, Founder of the Zamily (the fan club for Zac Brown Band), to the Music Biz 2019 Program! She will be speaking on the panel “Finding Your Fanbase: Starting, Managing and Growing a Fan Club in the Digital Age,” set for Monday, May 6 at 4… Read More

April 8, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Jocelynn Pryor, AMPED Distribution

Music Biz is excited to welcome Jocelynn Pryor, Director of Marketing for AMPED Distribution, to the Music Biz 2019 Program! She will be speaking on the panel “Creating a Go-To-Market Strategy that Leaves NO Money on the Table,” set for Wednesday, May 8 at 2 pm. Check out the Speaker Spotlight profile below to learn… Read More

April 8, 2019 – First Deadline for 2019 Clio Music Awards: Friday, April 19, 2019!

The first deadline for the 2019 Clio Music Awards is in TWO WEEKS! Entry fees increase per deadline, so be sure to apply to be considered by Friday, April 19 to save some money!   The awards highlight the top creative work globally in Branded Entertainment & Content, Design, Digital/Mobile, Experiential/Events, Film/Video, Innovation, Integrated Campaigns,… Read More

April 5, 2019 – A Music Nerd’s Last Stand: You’ll Pry My CDs Out of My Cold Dead Hands

In this chaotic world we live in, I seek order in the form of a tremendously large CD collection. It’s 2019. Approximately 51 million people in the US pay for music streaming services every month. Last year, vinyl sales hit 10 million in the US. Those numbers are up 12 percent from 2017. Yet here I am, vowing… Read More

April 4, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Rochelle Holguin, Viacom

Music Biz is excited to welcome Rochelle Holguin, VP of Creative Music Strategy of Viacom, to the Music Biz 2019 Program! She will be speaking on the panel “Holding Space for Diverse Voices: Why It Matters to You & Your Bottom Line,” set for Monday, May 6 at 11 am. Check out the Speaker Spotlight… Read More

April 3, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ ATTENDEE ALL-ACCESS — Three Ways That Conferences Help Artists Succeed

Logan Crowell spent years developing his craft as a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and recording artist. When he moved to Nashville in 2015 to study music business at Belmont University, he began to see opportunities for innovation in the industry. He’s since devoted his life to rethinking artist development by creating new business models while wearing hats… Read More

April 3, 2019 – Internet-Delivered Audio Listening Rises 59% in Four Years

Internet-delivered audio, defined as listening to audio “pureplays” such as Pandora or Spotify, listening to the streams of radio stations and streams of SiriusXM, podcasts, or music from YouTube, has dramatically increased its share of the audio pie since the debut of Edison Research’s Share of Ear project in 2014. “While the more established modes… Read More

April 3, 2019 – Music Business Power Duo Ethiopia Habtemariam and Jacqueline Saturn to Give Joint Interview at Music Biz 2019

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will host a Featured Presentation exploring the careers of Motown Records President/Capitol Records EVP Ethiopia Habtemariam and Caroline President Jacqueline Saturn, two of a small handful of female label presidents in the industry, during the Annual Music Biz Conference at the JW Marriott Nashville. The session, set for Wednesday,… Read More

April 2, 2019 – IFPI Global Music Report 2019: Global Music Market Grows for Fourth Consecutive Year

According to the IFPI’s Global Music Report 2019 released today, the global recorded music market grew for the fourth consecutive year, increasing by 9.7 percent in 2018 with a total reported revenue of US$19.1 billion. Streaming revenue grew by 34 percent year over year and accounted for nearly half of global recorded music revenue, with… Read More