Research and Insights

Music Biz sources industry-defining data and metrics from our trusted research partners, presented to our community via recordings of recorded webinars and other one-off educational events!

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

September 28, 2023 – A Very Practical Music Data Course

Master data-based A&R, music marketing, and more in less than an hour. We’ll use Viberate Analytics, one of the world’s leading music data analytics platforms, to demonstrate how industry execs leverage data from streaming, social and other channels to get better results. Through practical, real-world cases, you will learn how to discover new talent, analyze the effect of promotional campaigns, or monitor the popularity of artists you represent.

September 14, 2023 – Panning For Gold: Finding The Hidden Billions In UGC

User-generated content (UGC) is a multi-billion dollar industry. While revenues from streaming are widely reported to be slowing, the UGC market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 29.4% from 2023 to 2030. Song Sleuth are at the forefront of the UGC industry and have made it their mission to ‘find the unfindable’ — UGC that is currently slipping through the net of existing detection systems of digital platforms. Join company Co-Founder & CTO, Ibrahim Maali as he reveals the true scale of the revenue opportunities from UGC.