Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2023

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June 23, 2023 – Music Biz Member Revelator Unveils New Hires & Promotions Following Rapid Growth In 2022

B2B music IP solution, Revelator has announced a slew of new hires and promotions following the company’s successful 2022 financial results.  Executives joining the company include Rich Masio as VP of Partnerships, Miriam Lottner as VP of Customer Experience and Amram Ben-David as VP of Research and Development.  “We’re looking forward to expanding the services… Read More

June 22, 2023 – Music Biz Member Royal Debuts Song Valuation Calculator

Royal just announced its Song Valuation Calculator, a free tool that anyone can use to see the fair market value of a song’s estimated future master streaming revenue. The calculator uses a variety of data including historical streams, industry decay curves and market trends to forecast future streaming revenue and bring transparency to music valuation.… Read More

June 22, 2023 – Music Biz Member Warner Chappell Names Steve Butler Head Of Legal & Business Affairs, North America

Warner Chappell Music has promoted Steve Butler to the role of Head of Legal & Business Affairs, North America, where he’ll support the music publisher’s U.S. (including Nashville and U.S. Latin) and Canadian markets, in addition to ensuring cohesion across its North American operations. Butler will report to Peter Rosenthal, WCM’s EVP, Global Head of… Read More

June 22, 2023 –  Music Biz Member beatBread Appoints Troy Skabelund As CFO

Music funding platform, beatBread has appointed tech-focused finance leader Troy Skabelund as the company’s CFO. In his new role, Skabelund will oversee all financial strategy and operations, including capital efforts, financial reporting, financial planning & analysis, compliance and risk management. Prior to joining beatBread, he held finance leadership positions in a series of tech-based businesses… Read More

June 21, 2023 – The Future of What Episode #211 — Generative AI and the Music Industry: Interview with Danielle Aguirre of the NMPA

AI and machine-learning technologies have been utilized in various capacities in the music industry for decades now. However, the rise of Generative AI — which uses existing human-created art within its algorithms to generate content — presents new legal challenges over who is compensated when the tech is used. This month, we spoke to the… Listen

June 21, 2023 – Music Biz Member Warner Chappell Music Partners With 70Hz Recordings & Publishing To Sign Nath Brooks and The Kode

Warner Chappell Music has entered a joint venture with GRAMMY Award-winning producer, Fraser T. Smith’s 70Hz Recordings & Publishing to sign singer-songwriter Nath Brooks and writer & producer The Kode. Per the partnership, both artists will receive guidance and mentorship from Smith; Warner Chappell Music will offer the artists access to a team of global… Read More

June 21, 2023 – Music Biz Member Songtradr Showcases ‘SmartMusic’ AI-Driven Tool For Brand Marketing

Music licensing service, Songtradr has focused research efforts on forging deeper emotional connections with target audiences by using AI-driven music selection to better integrate music into brands’ . In a partnership with Digital Music News, Songtradr has shown data on how it gathered music data from US beer and UK beauty industries using its SmartMusic… Read More

June 20, 2023 – Music Biz Member Trevanna Tracks is Hiring — Operations Coordinator

Trevanna Tracks is looking to hire a Coordinator to support the company’s operational functions and growth initiatives. Detail-oriented, hardworking, and personable, candidates will provide a range of administrative and technical support services to the CEO and Managing Director, as well as a variety of projects within the Client Success department. Trevanna Tracks is an independently… Read More

June 9, 2023 – Music Biz Member Spotify Partners With Rockstar Energy To Launch Global Platform, Press Play 

Music streaming service, Spotify has partnered with PepsiCo’s Rockstar Energy to launch a new global platform called Press Play in Europe and the Middle East. Per the agreement, Spotify will support the debut of the Press Play platform by hosting an in app concert experience for the drink brand.  “With our ‘Press Play’ platform, we… Read More

June 8, 2023 – Music Biz Member Epic Records Promotes Ezekiel Lewis To President

Epic Records has promoted Ezekiel Lewis as the label’s newest President. In his new role, he will help oversee Epic’s daily operations and continue to manage the A&R division. Prior to joining Epic Records, Lewis served as the SVP of A&R at Motown Records where he worked on projects by Ne-Yo, Erykah Badu, Migos, Lil… Read More