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November 7, 2019 – 300 Entertainment’s Kevin Liles to Discuss Record Label Evolution at NY:LON Connect 2020

Program also adds Singer-Songwriter Prateek Kuhad, MLC Chairman Alisa Coleman, and U.S. Copyrights Register Karyn Temple  November 7, 2019 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) and Music Ally today announce that 300 Entertainment Co-Founder and CEO Kevin Liles will deliver a keynote interview that will open the Label Evolution program track at the fourth… Read More

November 7, 2019 – Music Biz Member Hit Songs Deconstructed Interviews Today’s Most Influential Songwriters on Billboard’s Chart Beat Podcast

Music Biz member Hit Songs Deconstructed, known for providing songwriting trend analysis to  what drives today’s chart-topping songs, recently interviewed a number of today’s most prominent songwriters as part of Billboard’s Chart Beat podcast.  Company founders Yael and David Penn recently sat down with Finneas, producer and brother of Pop star Billie Eilish, to discuss… Read More

November 6, 2019 – The Future Of What Podcast: New Episodes Now Available on musicbiz.org!

Music Biz is happy to announce that starting today, new episodes of The Future Of What podcast will be available via the Education section of our website as they debut! Founded and hosted by Music Biz President Portia Sabin, the show has grown into a forum where the most significant voices in our industry discuss the… Read More

November 5, 2019 – Black Friday: Still the Superhero of the Shopper’s Year?

From humble beginnings some 50 years ago, Black Friday has now become a global retail phenomenon. From Spain to Senegal and from Israel to Iceland, shoppers around the globe now enjoy the November bargain-fest. In 2018, sales on the day around the world were on average 6.6 times greater than a regular Friday. They were… Read More

November 4, 2019 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: AGD Entertainment

This week, we welcome AGD Entertainment to the Music Biz member community! Founded in 2014, AGD Entertainment aims to provide developing artists of any popularity or tenure the tools necessary to advance in their career. The company’s primary service is the Zero To 60 program, which assists artists with the setup and rollout of a… Read More

November 4, 2019 – IPSOS: The Brand vs. Performance Media Debate

While it’s true that ecommerce sales can be directly tracked through last-click attribution metrics, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the digital performance media being measured, owns 100% responsibility for the sales. This is a myth across many industries that needs to be broken in order to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of brands. Unfortunately,… Read More

October 31, 2019 – The Future Of What Episode #167: Tracklib Brings Legal Sampling To The Masses

Several high profile artists moved away from sampling in the late 90’s, after a smattering of lawsuits were brought against artists like De La Soul, Biz Markie, 2 Live Crew, etc. for the use of unauthorized samples in some of their biggest hits. As a result, the familiar sounds of Hip-Hop, Pop, and Electronica changed… Listen

October 30, 2019 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Vezt

Please welcome Vezt, the first fractional music IP marketplace, to the Music Biz member community! Vezt’s app-based platform allows creatives in the music business to monetize their song rights directly from the public, and uses blockchain technology to track transactions. Since launching in September of 2018, Vezt has successfully completed more than 23,000 transactions and… Read More

October 29, 2019 – The 2020 Vision for U.S. Retail and Beyond

In the future, will your wearable device recommend what to add to your grocery list? Will you be able to order a new chair from a mobile 3D printer that can deliver it to you in the next hour? When you reach for your favorite brand on the shelf, will it automatically communicate to the… Read More

October 28, 2019 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Jason Moll, CPA

Please welcome Jason Moll, CPA to the Music Biz member community! Based in Nashville, the firm offers business management services to professionals in the music industry, as well as for other creative businesses including TV, film and publishing. The firm’s current industry clients include musicians, bands, producers, sound engineers, musical instrument companies, touring companies, record… Read More