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January 7, 2019 – Paul Rosenberg To Keynote Featured Presentation at Music Biz 2019 in Nashville

Music industry trailblazer Paul Rosenberg, CEO of Def Jam Recordings and veteran artist manager, will keynote at a featured presentation on Monday, May 6 at 5 pm during the Music Business Association’s Music Biz 2019 Conference. Rosenberg will discuss his professional journey, experience in both the management and label arenas and his vision for the… Read More

January 3, 2019 – BuzzAngle Music 2018 Year-End Report Highlights Double-Digit Growth in Music Consumption

Overall music consumption in the U.S. grew by double digits for the second year in a row, according to BuzzAngle Music’s 2018 Year-End Report released earlier today. As stated in the welcome message from CEO Jim Lidestri, overall music consumption increased by 16.2% in 2018, building on the 12.8% growth achieved in 2017. The number… Read More

January 2, 2019 – Could the Music of the Future Transgress the Walls of Genres?

A couple of decades ago, if a teenager walked up to another and asked what kind of music he or she listens to, and one said “rap” and the other said “metal,” the odds of them hanging out together would be very slim. Cut to 2018 and the very possibility of either of them naming… Read More

January 2, 2019 – How the Battle for the Indian Streaming Market Will Heat Up in 2019

Music streaming is a crowded market in India, with both Indian and international companies vying for space. Indian media have been reporting about Spotify’s impending launch for months: there were initial reports global streaming leader had planned to buy out a local service around a year or so ago, though it hasn’t to date. But… Read More