Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2021

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June 3, 2021 – Music Biz Member The Orchard Enters Deal With Nas’ Mass Appeal Records

Independent music distributor The Orchard has signed a new deal with Mass Appeal Records, a label co-founded by GRAMMY-winning rapper Nas. The partnership will allow artists to sign directly with Mass Appeal and receive access to The Orchard’s full-service marketing, sync licensing, data analysis, advertising, rights management and radio services, to name a few. Nas himself… Read More

June 2, 2021 – Music Biz Member Vevo Launches Vevo Rewind Advertising Product

Music video network Vevo has launched a new contextual ad targeting product called Vevo Rewind. Powered by the company’s data-backed content recommendations, Vevo Rewind allows brands to place their campaign alongside the top Vevo music videos of a particular decade from the 1970s through the 2010s, as well as targeting a specific genre or country.… Read More

June 2, 2021 – Music Biz Member RCA Promotes Lori Giamela and Kevin Valentini to SVPs of Promotion

RCA has announced that Lori Giamela and Kevin Valentini have been promoted to SVPs of Promotion, with Giamela based in LA and Valentini based in New York. The duo will also continue to lead the label’s Rhythm promotion, a role which they have held for the past five years. In that time, RCA received multiple… Read More

June 1, 2021 – Music Biz Members TikTok and SiriusXM Partner For TikTok Radio

Asa part of a new partnership between Music Biz members TikTok and SiriusXM/Pandora, SiriusXM will launch TikTok radio in summer 2021 to help promote up-and-coming artists. The new show will serve as a radio version of TikTok’s For You page, the platform’s discovery tool for trending videos, and will feature a weekly music countdown dedicated to TikTok’s… Read More

June 1, 2021 – Music Biz Member Eluvio Powers Upcoming Black Eyed Peas Livestream

Blockchain-powered tech company Eluvio will host the upcoming June 11 livestream from the Black Eyed Peas — their first live performance in support of their 2020 release, Translation — via the company’s new Eluvio LIVE streaming & ticketing platform. The show will be filmed at the Bayfront Amphitheater in Miami in front of a live… Read More

June 1, 2021 – Music Biz and Reeperbahn Festival Host Exclusive Event to Connect International Music Community

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) and Reeperbahn Festival International joined forces May 10 – 12 to host an exclusive, custom virtual conference designed to foster connections for professionals around the global music industry. Through this partnership, Reeperbahn curated a delegation of executives from the U.K., Germany, Italy, France, Estonia, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark,… Read More

May 27, 2021 – Berklee College of Music Conducts Survey For Music Industry Professionals

If you were active in the music industry in any capacity between 2001 and 2019, Berklee wants to hear your story! Yes, that means you: composers, performers, producers, engineers, technicians, music educators, music therapists, music business practitioners. Anyone who generated income from a music related job in the past 20 years. As the industry has… Read More

May 26, 2021 – U.S. B2B Technology Sales See Positive First Quarter Momentum, Up 4%

The U.S. B2B technology channel generated nearly $24.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, a 4% sales growth compared to the same period a year prior, according to The NPD Group’s B2B Distributor Track and Reseller Tracking services. This is also up 4% compared to Q1 2019. During the quarter, software sales, which make up… Read More

May 26, 2021 – mtheory is Hiring — Senior Marketing Associate

mtheory is seeking a motivated, outgoing, team-oriented and organized individual to work closely with managers, artists and mtheory teammates to facilitate client success in today’s music market. The Senior Marketing Associate will work as a generalist at the direction of mtheory senior management and a team lead/Senior Director to execute and implement strategic and operational… Read More

May 25, 2021 – Music Biz Member Warner Music Group Names Next Recipients from $100 Million Social Justice Fund

Warner Music Group, in conjunction with the Blavatnik Family Foundation, have named Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Overtown Youth Center (OYC) and The Africa Center as the next three recipients of grants from their $100 million Social Justice Fund. The mission of the WMG/BFF Social Justice Fund is to support organizations that are building more equitable communities and create change in the… Read More