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Music Biz is an essential online resource that keeps members up-to-date on the latest Association announcements. Below, you can view the latest Music Biz press releases, profiles of our newest members, links to articles where Music Biz execs have been quoted, updates on Music Biz events, and more.

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July 25, 2016 – [IN THE NEWS] Music Startup Resource? Insights into Music Consumers

Music Biz (the Music Business Association) announced during its recent annual conference in Nashville a new data resource of potential value to Music-sector startups and other innovators. New Jersey-based Music Biz collaborated with Washington, D.C.-based Lots of Online People LLC (LOOP) to create the offering, which is initially being offered only to Music Biz members. This resource is to be available for purchase by non-Members after an undisclosed period of exclusive discounted sales to Music Biz Members,... Read More

July 14, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Dropbox

Company Name: Dropbox Location: San Francisco, CA Number of Employees: 1400 Number of Years in Business: 9 Primary Contact: Liz Armistead, Brand Marketing Lead, Company Description: Dropbox is a technology company that builds simple, powerful products for people and businesses. Dropbox lets you bring all your docs, photos, and videos anywhere, and share them easily. Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your phone or tablet, and the Dropbox website.... Read More

July 14, 2016 – IN THE NEWS: Millennials Aren’t Very Interested In Traditional Radio Any More

A study released today by the Music Business Association and data analysis firm LOOP (Lots of Online People) confirms that millennials aren’t listening to radio nearly as much as older generations, and the drop off in usage and change in behavior is impressive. The study contains the answers from over 3,000 respondents, and the results focus on younger millennials, which in this case are defined as those between the ages of 15 and 19 (as of May 2016).... Read More

July 14, 2016 – IN THE NEWS: Has Radio Lost Music Discovery Too?

How many recent reports have we read that stated radio was the tried-and-true blue way to discover new music? Is that a positive stat that can no longer be proudly touted by radio executives at radio conferences? Well, that would depend on whether you want to believe the Music Biz study just released this week. Let’s dig into the numbers.... Read More

July 12, 2016 – Music Biz/LOOP Study: Millennials Turn from Radio to Embrace Streaming

July 12, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) and data partner LOOP (Lots of Online People) will unveil “Music & Millennials,” the first in-depth report from the member-exclusive Music Biz Consumer Insights portal, today at 2 p.m. ET during the “Music Biz Consumer Insights Powered by LOOP” webinar. Based on a study conducted by LOOP in May 2016 with 3,014 U.S. respondents, the report breaks down a variety of music consumption patterns by age,... Read More

June 27, 2016 – Meet Music Biz’s Newest Member: Entertainment Intelligence

Company Name: Entertainment Intelligence Location: London, UK Number of Employees: 10 Number of Years in Business: 3 Primary Contact: Erik Gilbert, Director, Company Description: Independent start up Entertainment Intelligence (Ei) is changing the way the music industry collects, views and utilizes data. Not a generic reporting platform; Ei has built tailor made, ever evolving solutions that help the industry truly understand their market, save time and increase efficiency. Ei is unique in its ability to seamlessly blend information including social,... Read More

June 23, 2016 – Music Business Association Opens Member-Exclusive Data Portal ‘Music Biz Consumer Insights,’ Powered by LOOP

June 23, 2016 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has officially launched Music Biz Consumer Insights, powered by LOOP (Lots of Online People). Previously announced at Music Biz 2016, the service is now available exclusively to Association members via the newly redesigned website. Music Biz Consumer Insights provides regularly updated data on U.S. music consumption, with interactive, graphic-based research summaries currently available on topics such as Consumption, Discovery, Digital Natives, Devices, and Streaming,... Read More

June 23, 2016 – Save the Date: Music Biz 2017 Returns to Nashville May 15-18

After another extremely successful convention, the Music Business Association has announced that Music Biz 2017, the music industry’s premier event, will return to Nashville for the third consecutive year from Monday, May 15, through Thursday, May 18, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Registration will open in the Fall, but be sure to mark your calendar now! Music Biz 2016, the Association’s second annual event in Nashville, drew about 1,500 attendees. Attendance has actually increased more than 50% since moving the event to Music City.... Read More

June 16, 2016 – Meet Music Biz’s Newest Member: Eleven Seven Music Group

Company Name: Eleven Seven Music Group Location: New York, New York Number of Employees: 20 Number of Years in Business: 10 Primary Contact: Dan Mackta, SVP, Marketing, Company Description: Eleven Seven Music Group is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Founded in 2006 by Tenth Street Entertainment CEO Allen Kovac, the company is the global home for artists including Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach, Nothing More, Escape The Fate, Sixx:A.M., and HELLYEAH as well as Five Finger Death Punch outside of the U.S.... Read More

June 16, 2016 – Mondo.NYC and the Music Business Association Partner to Present the Entertainment and Technology Law Conference on September 16

NEW YORK (June 16, 2016) – Mondo.NYC and the Music Business Association are partnering to present the Entertainment and Technology Law Conference on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at the inaugural Mondo.NYC summit and festival. The one-day accredited Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) event will be held at New York University’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center, in the Richard L. Rosenthal Pavilion. As the music industry continues to shift due to rapidly changing technology, legislation and consumer habits,... Read More