Association Updates

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November 26, 2018 – DEADLINE TODAY: Music Biz 2019 Call For Presentations!

Today is YOUR last chance to submit suggestions for topics and speakers that will inform the over 2,500 attendees expected at our Annual Conference, returning to Nashville in 2019 from Sunday, May 5 – Wednesday, May 8! The Music Biz Conference has become the industry’s most prominent business-focused event, and attendees return year after year because of the unparalleled quality of our educational programming. The Music Biz Conference truly benefits from the expert input of those Association members who tackle today’s challenges head-on and innovate for the future — it wouldn’t be possible without you!... Read More

November 22, 2018 – Happy Thanksgiving From Music Biz!

Happy Thanksgiving from the entire Music Biz team! We want to thank YOU, as we’re so grateful to have you as a part of our community! We value all that our members contribute to make our Association so vibrant, and are thrilled to offer you the robust slate of resources that will help not only enhance your daily life as a music industry professional, but also drive future success throughout the industry as a whole. May you and your family have a happy and relaxing Thanksgiving weekend!... Read More

November 20, 2018 – New Member Profile: Martin, Allbee & Associates LLC

Welcome Martin, Allbee & Associates LLC to the Music Business Association! Serving clients from the creative sector of the industry, Martin, Allbee & Assoc. manages business and financial affairs including: risk management, payroll services, accounts payable & receivable, acquisition and liquidations of assets, domestic & foreign touring, and all types of tax matters. The firm works to help new artists gain solid financial footing from which to launch successful careers, as well as maintain strong financial foundations for industry veterans to ensure their continued productivity.... Read More

November 15, 2018 – Music Industry Attorneys Call For Shift “From #MeToo to #WeTogether” in Guest Billboard Op-Ed

A new op-ed penned for Billboard by prominent music industry attorneys  — Monika Tashman, partner at Fox Rothschild LLP; Dina LaPolt, owner of LaPolt Law PC; Debbie White, deputy chair, music industry at Loeb & Loeb LLP; and Jessie Winkler, attorney at LaPolt Law PC — demands unified action to reinforce the foundation set in place by the #MeToo movement, ensuring that the culture of sexual harassment and gender bias in the music industry becomes a thing of the past.... Read More

November 13, 2018 – New Member Profile: The Clio Awards

Please join us in welcoming The Clio Awards, the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business, to the Music Business Association! Five years ago, The Clio Awards launched Clio Music in partnership with Billboard to provide annual awards recognition, as well as community support and connection, between marketers in the music industry, at advertising agencies, and at brands. Clio Music celebrates creativity in music marketing, advertising, and sync spanning artist self-promotion, music marketing, brand collaborations,... Read More

November 12, 2018 – New App From Music Biz Member Single Music Offers Direct-To-Fan Shopping Experience

Single Music, a Music Biz member and sponsor of our 2019 Annual Convention, has launched its new app offering an exciting new direct-to-consumer sales initiative. The app, exclusively aligned with Shopify, enables artists and labels to directly sell music via their official websites with instant reporting to Nielsen for Soundscan chart status. Each artist store can now offer a one-stop shop for both physical and digital music, streamlining the respective methods of sale under one roof.... Read More

November 8, 2018 – New Member Profile: Momentous Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

Momentous Insurance Brokerage, Inc. has just joined the Music Business Association! Momentous is known in both the entertainment and insurance industries as a trusted adviser, and the firm continues to build on this reputation by protecting their clients — touring bands, DJs, audio engineers, rental houses, talent managers, and music producers — from financial risk as they incorporate the latest technology and pyrotechnics into their live shows. Momentous’ decision to join the Association was mainly based on the number of their clients that are members of Music Biz’s robust community and attend our Annual Conference.... Read More

October 29, 2018 – Registration Is Now Open For Music Biz 2019!

Music Biz 2019, powered by the Music Business Association, will make its return to Music City – Sunday, May 5 through Wednesday, May 8 – at the brand new JW Marriott, Nashville’s one-of-a-kind luxury hotel. The value of attending our Annual Conference grows year after year — and as the plus sign in our new logo suggests, Music Biz is so much more than a conference… Register today for the premiere music business event,... Read More

October 25, 2018 – Music Biz Member Facebook Launches New Wave of Music Products

Facebook, a member of Music Biz, has announced a new wave of music products launching on the social network, aiming to better integrate music into how people share photo and video. The collection of features includes the launch of Music on Facebook Stories and an expansion of Lip Sync Live, as well as a forthcoming option to add songs to a personal profile. Music on Facebook Stories, as the name suggests, will allow users to add a song to photos and videos shared to their stories.... Read More

October 25, 2018 – Music Biz Member CD Baby Partners with Cosynd to Streamline Copyright Registration

Music Biz member CD Baby has announced a new partnership with legal services platform Cosynd to help creators get their works copyrighted fast. The major digital distributor’s deal with Cosynd allows CD Baby users to document ownership of their content. The legal services platform offers free and paid tiers of services. Under the deal, users will receive a month of free access to Cosynd’s Essential and Premium tiers. This will allow CD Baby members to create unlimited copyright split sheets,... Read More