Research and Insights

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Music Biz LIVE Archives

June 14, 2021 – Music Biz LIVE: Supporting LGBTQIA+ Creators & Professionals

Tune in for this important discussion where artists and executives discuss their professional & personal experiences as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. As we commemorate Pride Month, we also discuss how the industry can change to support the community going forward! The session kicks off with a research presentation provided by Matt Yazge of MRC Data, covering LGBTQIA+ musicians and their ascending success in recent years! PLUS: don’t miss a live performance from The Kentucky Gentlemen, and a special presentation from TiVo!

May 19, 2021 – Music Biz LIVE: Mind Your Health

Tune in for a candid conversation on the music industry’s evolving approach to mental health and wellness. The event features: Keynote Conversation With Godsmack Frontman Sully Erna, Q&A and Live Performance by Gina Royale, and a panel discussion: "Being Mindful Of Your Greatest Assets — Your Staff, Your Artists, Your Students"

Virtual Event Recordings

June 3, 2021 – Podcasting Summit 2021

During our standalone 2021 Podcasting Summit, hear from our podcast pros as they help labels and DIY musicians alike determine whether “To Pitch or To Podcast,” give tips on capitalizing on catalog music to give their fans even more of what they want, and more!

May 25, 2021 – It’s Your Money!: Handling & Protecting Your Financial Future

Tune in for the best strategies to get a handle on your finances, assemble a rockstar team to help with money management, connect with specialized financial institutions that meet our industry’s unique needs, and more!

Recorded Webinars

February 22, 2024 – TikTok, YouTube & Beyond: How To Maximize Royalties In A $71.3B Industry

User-Generated Content (UGC) is a key driver of growth for the music industry, with revenues expected to soar to $71.3 billion by 2031. In this session, learn some of the industry secrets on how to maximize UGC royalties from one of the leaders in the space. We’ll cover everything from navigating YouTube, to TikTok, Meta and beyond, sharing advice & actionable steps on managing and monetizing your music catalog.

February 8, 2024 – Pump Up the Jam of Every Play With BMAT

BMAT uses its in-house audio fingerprinting technology to find music usage across radio, TV and venues, delivering complete metadata reports to all players in the ecosystem. In this webinar, we’ll dive into the benefits of music recognition to enhance metadata accuracy and royalty distribution for music owners & users alike. We’ll also look into interesting use cases of music monitoring and discuss its benefits as they pertain to different segments of our industry in the U.S., Canada and beyond.