Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2022

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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

January 11, 2022 – Music Biz Member BMI Is Hiring: Manager, Media Relations

This position will manage the communications efforts for BMI’s Pop/Rock and R&B/Hip-Hop Creative teams by working closely with the senior executives and their teams to develop and execute proactive media relations campaigns supporting each division. This role will work directly with the Executive Director of Corporate Communication and contribute to the media relations efforts that… Read More

January 9, 2022 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Halogen Entertainment

Welcome Halogen Entertainment to the Music Biz community! With more than five decades of music industry experience, Halogen is a one-stop, full-service entertainment company with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville and Charlotte. Halogen works closely with artists to build innovative and trailblazing strategies in management, label services, publishing, TV, sponsorships, licensing, and technology. Services include… Read More

January 6, 2022 – Music Biz Member Warner Music Group Acquires 300 Entertainment

Warner Music Group has announced its acquisition of 300 Entertainment, home to Megan Thee Stallion, Young Thug, and Mary J. Blige, among others. Since 300’s launch, the label has been distributed by Warner’s Atlantic Records. As part of the deal, 300 co-founder and CEO, Kevin Liles will serve as chairman & CEO across 300 and… Read More

January 6, 2022 – Sony Music Publishing Chairman & CEO Jon Platt To Keynote Music Biz 2022

Conversation will cover the music publishing space, and how Platt has influenced its evolution throughout his career January 6, 2022 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has confirmed that Sony Music Publishing (SMP) Chairman & CEO, Jon Platt will participate in a keynote conversation during the organization’s upcoming Music Biz 2022 conference, to be… Read More

January 6, 2022 – In The Realm Of Podcasting, The US Is The Global Leader In All Respects

The US is the undisputed front-runner within the global podcasting ecosystem, in terms of both content production and listener adoption. In 2021, 40.0% of US internet users will listen to a podcast at least once per month. No other country comes close to matching this figure (Sweden, home of Spotify, will be in second place… Read More

January 5, 2022 – Music Biz Member Disney Music Group Is Hiring — Director, Sales & Digital Marketing

Music Biz Member Disney Music Group is seeking to add a Director of Sales & Digital Marketing to its team. Based in Burbank, CA, the person in this roll leads a team that is responsible for the creative marketing and commerce efforts across key partners including YouTube, VEVO and Social Media. Additional responsibilities include podcasts,… Read More

January 3, 2022 – Music Biz Member Utopia Music Names Tony Latham VP of Investor Services Unit

Music-minded financial tech company, Utopia Music has announced the appointment of Tony Latham as the head of its Investor Services Business Unit. Based in London, the roll will see him assist catalog acquisitions and seek out ways for new and existing Utopia clients to boost their fund lifecycle monetization. Prior to joining the company, Latham was… Read More

January 3, 2022 – Music Biz Member Muserk Extends Deal with Mechanical Rights Society CAPASSO

Tech-driven global music rights administrator, Muserk has entered a multi-year expansion of their partnership with CAPASSO, a leading African mechanical rights society based in South Africa. The revised partnership will now cover all mechanical licensing & collections in the U.S., both online and offline, in addition to performance & mechanical rights from Apple Music streaming… Read More