Association News

Below, you’ll find the latest Association press releases, updates on our upcoming events, introductions to our newest member companies, links to the latest content from Music Biz and our partners, and more.

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December 9, 2013 – Redeye and INgrooves Join Music Biz Board of Directors

December 9, 2013 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly NARM and, has added Glenn Dicker, Co-Owner of Redeye Incorporated, and Dave Zierler, President of INgrooves Music Group, to its Board of Directors. These two independent distribution representatives expand the Music Biz Board to 18 members representing different parts of the spectrum of music commerce, including physical and digital as well as content companies.  “Both Glenn and Dave have played a huge part in the music industry’s growth,... Read More

December 4, 2013 – Music Business Association Helps Emerging Companies Connect and Thrive with Music Startup Network

December 4, 2013 – The Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly known as NARM and, has introduced the Music Startup Network in an effort to provide music entrepreneurs and content providers with all the resources they need to create and power profitable, legal music companies. It is the first product that Music Biz has introduced since its rebranding and reorganization in early October.  Following in the footsteps of previous initiatives such as the Music Startup Academy educational series and the Music API Directory,... Read More

October 7, 2013 – NARM and Become The Music Business Association

Six Sectors Established to Reflect Larger Agenda; Board Representation Expanded October 7, 2013 – Starting today, NARM (National Association of Recording Merchandisers) and its digital industry hub will collectively be known as the Music Business Association (, to fully encompass everyone involved in music commerce in the United States. Six sectors have been established to drive specific areas of interest, and six new director positions have been added to the Board of the trade organization to represent this broader membership.... Read More

May 6, 2013 – Infographic: Search Engine Optimization for Music Websites

This press release was issued by NARM and before the two entities became collectively known as the Music Business Association on October 7, 2013. Shows Bands, Labels, Music Retail Outlets, and More How to Top Search Engine Results Pages in New Infographic May 6, 2013 – Released today during the Music Biz 2013 event, a new infographic from, the home of music business association NARM’s digital initiatives, is giving bands, record labels, physical and digital music retail outlets,... Read More

March 12, 2012 – First-Ever Subscription Services “On-Demand Songs” Chart Launched

This press release was issued by NARM and before the two entities became collectively known as the Music Business Association on October 7, 2013. Charts Reflect the Rapid Increase in Audio Streaming Activity that Reached an All-Time Weekly High of 494 Million Since Start of the Year as Tracked by Nielsen New York, NY – March 14, 2012 – Billboard, Nielsen and NARM’s announced today the launch of the first-ever subscription services “On-Demand Songs” chart,... Read More