Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2022

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November 2, 2022 – Music Biz Member Syntax Creative Recruits Michelle Little and Erin Moorman

Independent digital distributors and aggregator, Syntax Creative has announced its recruitment of Michelle Little as Digital Coordinator and Erin Moorman as its Marketing Coordinator. Moorman earned a Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Industry Studies from Delta State University, and a Master of Arts in Business from Visible Music College. She brings record label experience and… Read More

November 1, 2022 – [Keeping Tempo With Music Biz] – Finding A Fanbase: Training Algorithms For Music Discovery, Op-Ed by Chelsea Hallman from Targoz Market Research

In 2022, 46 percent of insights buyers from Coca-Cola to McKinsey revealed their spending on research projects increased over the past twelve months. Has yours? What’s driving your strategy? Previous release stats, or tailored marketing research that explores precisely what your listeners want? Training algorithms or recommendation engines to feed your release to an audience… Read More

October 31, 2022 – Music Biz Member Ingrooves Music Group Develops AI Marketing Tech To Identify UGC Trends on Short-Form Video Platforms

Global independent music marketing service and distribution company, Ingrooves Music Group has been issued a new patent for their new AI marketing technology set to improve the way artists reach new audiences and sustain a fanbase. Titled as the “Artificial Intelligence Prediction of High-Value Social Media Audience Behavior for Marketing Campaigns,” the new AI feature will… Read More

October 31, 2022 – Music Biz Member Exceleration Music is Hiring — Digital Operations Associate

Exceleration Music is a new global music venture focused on investing in and providing personalized solutions to independent labels and artists. Our goal is to establish a world-class, future-facing entity. We strive to be a record company for the future, based on flexibility, deep values and a passion for independent culture. We are building a… Read More

October 27, 2022 – Music Biz Member EMPIRE Acquires Dance Record Label Dirtybird

Independent label, distributor and publisher, EMPIRE has expanded its offerings into the Dance genre with the acquisition of Dance music record label, Dirtybird. This move gives EMPIRE access to the label’s entire music catalog, as well as its clothing, publishing and Web3 assets. “EMPIRE at its core is a company that is for the culture,”… Read More

October 27, 2022 – Music Biz Member Bonsai Relaunches As D2C Artist Connection Platform; Debuts New AMA Feature

First launched as a 1:1 video career advice & networking platform, Bonsai has announced its relaunch as direct-to-consumer (D2C) artist connection platform with a new AMA feature at its core. The new Bonsai platform will allow partner artists to generate new revenue and authentically build community via direct engagement their fans. The new AMA feature… Read More

October 27, 2022 – Music Biz Member Session Advances Session Studio With SONA Partnership

As part of a new partnership between Session and Songwriters of North America (SONA), all members of SONA will gain access to Session’s innovative Session Studio app. SONA members will be able to use the app to capture song & recording data directly in-studio, and deliver that data downstream to managers, labels, publishers, CMOs and… Read More

October 26, 2022 – THE BIZZYS ARE BACK — 2023 Bizzy Awards Nominations Now Open!

First held during last year’s Annual Music Biz Conference, the Bizzy Awards allows our members to recognize those Association member companies & executives who deserve recognition for the ways they’re working to advance music commerce and improve working conditions for EVERYONE who works in our industry! We’re thrilled today to announce the return of the… Read More

October 26, 2022 – Music Biz Member The MLC Issues Nearly $700M in Royalties to Songwriters and Publishers

In just a year and a half, The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) has directly paid nearly $700 million in blanket royalties to its members. As reported by the MLC following its second annual membership meeting, rightsholders have obtained more than $800 million to date, with about $120 million in royalties being processed by the MLC… Read More

October 25, 2022 – Music Biz Member CD Baby Strikes Deal with Laylo to Offer Artists Access to Fan Engagement Platform

Music distribution company, CD Baby will partner with fan engagement platform, Laylo to expand its direct-to-fan promotional offerings for artists. CD Baby subscribers will have an exclusive discount to Laylo’s Pro tier, which will enable artists to instantly notify their fans with updates of new music, content, merch, or event announcements via text, email and… Read More