Association Updates

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August 17, 2017 – Entertainment & Technology Law Conference Early-Bird Registration Deadline Is Sunday, August 20

Have you registered to be among industry influencers and legal advocates at Music Biz’s Entertainment & Technology Law Conference? Looking to earn much-needed CLE credits? Register today to hear leading music and legal experts weigh-in on the new administration’s potential policies regarding copyright, the DMCA, YouTube, estates, and other legal hot-topics.    The early-bird deadline to save big on registration ends this Sunday, August 20 at 11:59 PM EST. Click here to register and here for additional details.... Read More

August 16, 2017 – Music Biz Mourns the Loss of Former CMA Executive Director Jo Walker-Meador

Music Business Association President James Donio issued the following statement​ upon the death of Jo Walker-Meador: I am so very sorry to hear the news this morning of the passing of former CMA Executive Director Jo Walker-Meador. I had the good fortune of meeting Jo and working with her and her staff from my early years at NARM in the late-1980s. In fact, Jo and NARM’s Mickey Granberg, along with BMI’s Frances Preston, were trailblazing female executives in the music business and great friends.... Read More

August 16, 2017 – New Data for 16-24 Year-Old Listeners Revealed in Music Biz Consumer Insights

Music Biz Consumer Insights — our online, interactive, graphic-based research summary portal — has been refreshed with data that takes an in-depth look at the listening habits of 16-24 year-olds. The portal will be refreshed twice a month with data about today’s music consumer. Additionally, if you have not already, be sure to download our catalog of AudienceNet/LOOP Consumer Insights Reports  — including in-depth analysis of millennials, genres, gifting, in-car listening, and more.... Read More

August 14, 2017 – Music Biz Congratulates Billboard’s Indie Power Players; BMLG’s Scott Borchetta Named ‘Exec of the Year’

Congratulations to our member, friend, and Music Biz 2015 Presidential Award Recipient Scott Borchetta of the Big Machine Label Group for being named Billboard’s ‘Executive of the Year’ on their Indie Power Players list. We would also like to send a special shout-out to Music Biz board member Amy Dietz of INgrooves and all of our members, friends, affiliates, and Music Biz convention speakers who made the list as well. Click here to check it out!... Read More

August 9, 2017 – Music Biz Mourns the Loss of Legendary Entertainer Glen Campbell

Music Business Association President James Donio issued the following statement​ upon the death of Glen Campbell: The Music Business Association is extremely saddened as we mourn the passing of much-beloved entertainer Glen Campbell. Glen brought great joy to the world with his voice and his musicianship, and a catalog of songs that are so memorable. He took center stage at our then-NARM Convention in the early years of his career, and it was clear he was a true star in the making whose talent would stand the test of time.... Read More

August 3, 2017 – Exclusive AMERICANAFEST Discount for Music Biz Members

The 18th annual AMERICANAFEST℠ will take place Sept. 12-17, 2017. The event will once again bring together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering six days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw artist showcases by night. The Americana Honors & Awards Show is the hallmark event of the week’s festivities and will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium on September 13. For more information and ticketing, click here.  ... Read More

August 1, 2017 – New Member Profile Feature: Vistex

Vistex is the world’s largest provider of software solutions in the music industry. Our leading software solutions are designed with the user in mind and provide companies with the ability to effectively manage, automate and simplify the most complicated processes. Vistex supports your entire workflow; from contract negotiations all the way through to administering complex royalty obligations and easy to use, web-based client statements. Vistex ensures that monies due or owed are properly calculated and administered. ... Read More

July 27, 2017 – Music Biz Congratulates Billboard’s Country Power Players; CMA’s Sarah Trahern Named ‘Exec of the Year’

Congratulations to our friend and close affiliate partner Sarah Trahern of the Country Music Association (CMA) for being named Billboard’s ‘Executive of the Year’ on their Country Power Players list. We would like to send a special shout-out to all of our members, friends, affiliates, and Music Biz convention speakers who made the list as well. Click here to check it out!... Read More

July 27, 2017 – Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) To Speak on Current Music Policies at Entertainment & Technology Law Conference on September 19

Music Biz is excited to welcome Congressman Jerrold Nadler of the 10th District of New York to its Entertainment & Technology Law Conference — an exclusive, limited-attendance event set to to merge entertainment law issues with insight on new technology and media concerns that are at the forefront of the industry. Nadler, the second-most senior member on the House Judiciary Committee and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, ... Read More

July 26, 2017 – New Playlist Data Available; 2016 Report Catalog Ready For Download

Music Biz is pleased to share some exciting developments in our partnership with AudienceNet/LOOP! Music Biz Consumer Insights — our online, interactive, graphic-based research summary portal — has been refreshed with data that takes an in-depth look at playlists. The portal will be refreshed twice a month with data about today’s music consumer. Login now to take a look at this new playlist data!Consumer Insights Report Catalog Available for FREE Download Additionally,... Read More