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January 26, 2022 – Music Biz Member Utopia Music Names Rosa Asciolla VP, Global Artist & Creator Community

Music-minded financial tech company, Utopia Music has announced the appointment of Rosa Asciolla as the company’s VP, Global Artist and Creator Community. Based in Los Angeles, her appointment expands the company’s footprint on the U.S. west coast. Asciolla joins Utopia after serving nearly 10 years with Spotify, most recently as Head of North America, Artist… Read More

January 25, 2022 – Music Biz Member Adva Mobile Introduces Auto-Reply Message Option

Creator-focused mobil marketing platform, Adva Mobile has announced the addition of a new custom autoresponder message option to their popular marketing platform. Each artist can use their own unique text number, and the auto-response is triggered when fans send an artist-defined keyword to said number. This new option will serve as the center of artists’… Read More

January 20, 2022 – Music Business Association Announces “The Bizzy Awards” for Music Biz 2022

New awards will honor music industryinnovators & advocates for change on Wednesday, May 11 January 20, 2022 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) announces that it has reimagined its annual awards presentation to honor the B2B nature of the organization and its membership. The Bizzy Awards (The Bizzys) will be held on Wednesday, May… Read More

January 20, 2022 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Venture Music

Today we welcome Venture Music as our newest Music Biz member company! Venture is a marketing collective created for the modern music industry, specializing in custom-built marketing plans to help clients reach and engage their fans across the digital landscape. The company combines innovative direct-to-fan marketing strategies, implementation of digital advertising spends, social media management,… Read More

January 20, 2022 – Music Biz Member Capitol Music Group Names Arjun Pulijal President

Capitol Music Group has announced the promotion of Arjun Pulijal to President. In this new role, he will work closely with company Chair & CEO, Michelle Jubelirer, to lead the company and plan its future direction. Pulijal has worked for Capitol for nine years prior to his promotion, most recently as SVP of Marketing for… Read More

January 18, 2022 – Music Biz Member RCA Appoints Gary Gorman as SVP, Rock Formats Promotion

RCA Records has announced that Gary Gorman has joined the label’s team as its new SVP of Rock Formats Promotion. In this role, he will oversee all Rock radio formats for the label including Rock, Alternative and AAA. Based in LA, Forman will report to RCA’s Co-Head of Promotion, Keith Rothschild. Prior to this appointment, he served as SVP,… Read More

January 18, 2022 – SoundExchange and Music Business Association Present A Four-Part Event Series On The Future Of Monetization In The Music Industry

Series Kickoff on February 16 to Feature a Conversation with Roblox andPerformance by Singer-Songwriter Tai Verdes WASHINGTON – January 18, 2022 – SoundExchange, in partnership with the Music Business Association (Music Biz), announces a four-part virtual event series centered on the evolving impact of technology on the music industry. Over the course of the year,… Read More

January 13, 2022 – Music Biz Member The Orchard Bolsters Executive Team in Africa

The Orchard has announced the appointment of three key executives to bolster its team in Africa. Mpumi Phillips will serve as the company’s Director of Distribution, and will lead their office in Johannesburg, South Africa.She joins The Orchard with nearly two decades of industry experience, starting as a label manager for Ghetto Ruff and serving… Read More

January 12, 2022 – Music Biz Member CD Baby Reaches $1 Billion In Artist Payouts

Independent music distributor, CD Baby has revealed that it has paid out more than $1 billion in artist royalties since its founding in 1998. According to the company’s announcement, this is the result of more than one million artists distributing over 10 million tracks via the CD Baby platform. “For us, it’s not just about… Read More

January 12, 2022 – [Keeping Tempo With Music Biz] — A Preview of NY:LON Connect 2022 with Music Biz’s Portia Sabin and Music Ally’s Paul Brindley

In a typical year, planning a forward-looking industry event like the NY:LON Connect global music business summit can prove challenging. How do you determine what the most prescient topics will be at the start of the year for an industry that changes as rapidly as ours does? Going into 2022, the music business saw the… Read More