Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2019

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February 4, 2019 – Music Biz Member Burnside Distribution Turns 25

Congratulations to Music Biz member Burnside Distribution, the Portland, Oregon-based independent music distributor, on their 25th anniversary! Since 1994, Burnside has sold all types of music to independent stores, chain retailers and one-stops, and works with export partners around the world. “We love our labels, their artists and our retail friends who have supported us… Read More

February 1, 2019 – CDs Are Still Top of the Pops for Classical Music Fans

A new study, led by Dr. Victoria Williamson from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Music and Dr. Elena Alessandri from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland, has revealed a series of new insights about the listening habits of the modern classical music listener. Findings from the research, which was funded… Read More

January 31, 2019 – 71 Percent of U.S. Broadband Households Own a Connected Entertainment Device

In a new white paper, Changing Dynamics of the Smart Home: Opportunities for Service Providers, Parks Associates reveals that 71 percent of U.S. broadband households own a connected entertainment device. The white paper examines strategies for service providers to deliver a successful smart home experience that incorporates support, security, privacy protection, and a variety of… Read More

January 30, 2019 – Music Business Association Releases Music Biz 2019 Conference Schedule With Apple Music’s Zane Lowe As Sunday Keynote

January 30, 2019 – Today, the Music Business Association (Music Biz) has announced the addition of Zane Lowe to the 2019 Music Biz Conference program. The GRAMMY-nominated producer, DJ, and Global Head of Artist Relations and Host for Apple Music will give a keynote interview on Sunday, May 5 at 5 PM. Music Biz 2019,… Read More

January 29, 2019 – Music Biz Member The Clio Music Awards Announces 2019 Awards Call for Entries

Music Biz member Clio Music Awards has announced a call for entries for the 2019 Clio Music Awards, a program dedicated to work spanning artist promotion, music marketing, brand collaborations, and the use of music in advertising. This year, the Clio Music honors will be awarded as part of the 60th Annual Clio Awards ceremony in… Read More

January 28, 2019 – Five Things Retailers Should Know About Millennial Shoppers

Millennials have been credited with upending entire industries, and retail is no exception. Here’s what retailers need to know about attracting and retaining consumers from a maturing generation of digital shoppers. No. 1: Retailers Must Be Digital and Corporeal The concept of omnichannel is simple—be where your customers are, whether that’s online or at a… Read More

January 28, 2019 – Four Ways The Business Of Music Videos Will Transform In 2019

During its heyday in the ’90s, MTV provided a valuable channel for major labels to shape the visual appeal of its biggest stars, from Michael Jackson to Madonna, but nailing that video placement was always secondary to driving record sales. Overall, during the “golden age” of recorded music in the last two decades of the 20th century, videos and live tours were… Read More

January 25, 2019 – [IN THE NEWS] — NY:LON Connect Day Two and Startup Showcase Recap

Day Two of NY:LON Connect 2019, powered by Music Ally and Music Biz, held a strong focus on the future of the industry, namely which emerging markets and innovative technologies will drive sustained growth for the music business across the globe. The day began with an overview presentation of the African market by iKECHUKWU Onuorah,… Read More

January 24, 2019 – [IN THE NEWS] — NY:LON Connect 2019 Day One Recap

This year’s NY:LON Connect global music summit, powered by Music Biz and Music Ally, kicked off this past Tuesday (January 22) at the offices of Reed Smith in London. Held strategically at the beginning of the year, the event’s program is set to guide the course of the industry as 2019 rolls on. Day One… Read More

January 22, 2019 – [WEBINAR SERIES] – Become a Future Leader of Entertainment

The entertainment space continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace. That’s why it is important to evolve as an executive. While it is key to have functional expertise in a certain part of the music business (retail, label sales & marketing, A&R, music tech), that is not enough to ensure a long career in our… Read More