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March 11, 2020 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announced that it will present its 2020 Presidential Award for Outstanding Executive Achievement to Julie Swidler, Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel for Sony Music Entertainment, in recognition of her accomplished industry leadership and many contributions to the success of the music business over the course of her career. Swidler will receive her award during the annual Music Biz Awards Dinner, taking place Wednesday,... Read More
March 3, 2020 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announces that Merlin CEO Jeremy Sirota will give his first public interview since joining the company in January during Music Biz 2020 at the JW Marriott Nashville. The interview, conducted by Music Biz President Portia Sabin, will take place Tuesday, May 12 at 1:30 pm. Sirota’s interview will commence Music Biz’s Global Business Community program — a series that explores the rising international markets set to make the greatest impact in the near future,... Read More
February 24, 2020 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announces that Kobalt Music Group Founder and Chairman Willard Ahdritz will receive the organization’s 2020 Innovator Award during the annual Music Biz Awards Dinner, taking place Wednesday, May 13 at the JW Marriott Nashville as part of the Music Biz 2020 Conference. Observing how technology rapidly transformed industries in the late 1990s, Ahdritz saw an opportunity in music and wanted to take the music industry into the digital age.... Read More
February 6, 2020 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announces that independent music distributor CD Baby will receive the organization’s 2020 Independent Spirit Award during the Music Biz 2020 Annual Conference, taking place May 11-14 at the JW Marriott Nashville. The award will be presented during the annual Music Biz Awards Dinner. CD Baby was founded in 1998 as a way to easily sell independent music on the internet, circumventing distribution deals of the time that made this difficult.... Read More
Music Biz and Music Ally also confirm slate of speakers for 2020 Startup Showcase & Award Program December 19, 2019 — The Music Business Association (Music Biz) and Music Ally today announce that Reservoir Founder and CEO Golnar Khosrowshahi will keynote the Publishing & Rights program track at the fourth annual NY:LON Connect Global Music Business Summit, taking place January 16 – 17, 2020 at the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York City. The summit is sponsored by Dataclef,... Read More