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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

April 2, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Deborah Mannis-Gardner, DMG Clearances, Inc.

Music Biz is excited to welcome Deborah Mannis-Gardner, Owner and President of DMG Clearances, Inc., to the Music Biz 2019 Program! She will be speaking on the panel “Remixing the Concept of Music Creator,” set for Wednesday, May 8 at 12 noon. Check out the Speaker Spotlight profile below to learn more about Deborah before… Read More

March 29, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ ATTENDEE ALL-ACCESS — Why Startups MUST Attend the Music Biz Conference

In this Attendee All-Access interview, Sodatone Co-Founder Jerry Zhang talks about his experience as a startup owner at the Music Biz Conference led to his company meeting with and ultimately becoming acquired by Warner Music Group. His story is a must-read for startups on the fence attending our flagship Annual Conference.   When was your… Read More

March 28, 2019 – MUSIC BIZ 2019 SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT — Chris Lakey, Kobalt Music Group

Music Biz is excited to welcome Chris Lakey, VP of Creative Synch for Kobalt Music Group, to the Music Biz 2019 Program! He will be speaking on the panel “The “Real Deal” On Getting Your Song Synced,” set for Tuesday, May 7 at 4 pm. Check out the Speaker Spotlight profile below to learn more… Read More

March 28, 2019 – Music Biz Member 7digital Appoints New CEO

This week, Music Biz member and B2B digital music platform, 7digital has announced the appointment of John Aalbers as the company’s new CEO, set to take the helm April 1. Aalbers has extensive experience in building early and mid-stage technology companies. “We now welcome John Aalbers to the role of CEO,” said 7digital Chair Don… Read More

March 28, 2019 – Affluencers and the Power of Authentic Influence

While Influencer Marketing often manifested by paying celebrities with large followings to promote brands to their networks is one option, there is another to consider. When consumers have a complex investment question, need help picking an off-the-grid vacation destination, or are considering a new smart home purchase, each knows someone in their personal network to… Read More

March 27, 2019 – Billboard Releases its 2019 Top Music Business Schools List

This week, Billboard has released its 2019 list of the top music business schools, recognizing those who have created educational experiences that transcend the classroom to truly prepare the next generation of leaders in all areas of the music business. Congratulations to all the schools featured on this year’s list, especially those members of Music… Read More