Member Updates

Music Biz broadcasts the latest announcements from around our community on our social feeds as our member companies continue to push the industry forward. If you are launching a new product, have been featured in an industry trade publication, or have a major announcement coming soon, we’d love to help spread the word — share it with Henryk Bik, Music Biz’s Communications & Content Manager, at henryk.bik@musicbiz.org.

NEW FOR 2024 Music Biz’s member news will be shared exclusively on our social channels, as the Member Updates section of our website is set to go offline later this year.

June 1, 2021 – Music Biz Member Eluvio Powers Upcoming Black Eyed Peas Livestream

Blockchain-powered tech company Eluvio will host the upcoming June 11 livestream from the Black Eyed Peas — their first live performance in support of their 2020 release, Translation — via the company’s new Eluvio LIVE streaming & ticketing platform. The show will be filmed at the Bayfront Amphitheater in Miami in front of a live audience and, using the latest multi-camera 4K HDR technology, will be produced into an exclusive streaming concert experience premiering worldwide on June 11th and 12th.... Read More

May 27, 2021 – Berklee College of Music Conducts Survey For Music Industry Professionals

If you were active in the music industry in any capacity between 2001 and 2019, Berklee wants to hear your story! Yes, that means you: composers, performers, producers, engineers, technicians, music educators, music therapists, music business practitioners. Anyone who generated income from a music related job in the past 20 years. As the industry has evolved – embracing new technologies for creating, marketing, and distributing music – so too has the experience of the industry professional.... Read More

May 26, 2021 – mtheory is Hiring — Senior Marketing Associate

mtheory is seeking a motivated, outgoing, team-oriented and organized individual to work closely with managers, artists and mtheory teammates to facilitate client success in today’s music market. The Senior Marketing Associate will work as a generalist at the direction of mtheory senior management and a team lead/Senior Director to execute and implement strategic and operational initiatives on behalf of clients and their artists.  The Sr. Marketing Associate will build a strong foundational knowledge of all aspects of the music industry through regular interaction with record labels,... Read More

May 25, 2021 – Music Biz Member Warner Music Group Names Next Recipients from $100 Million Social Justice Fund

Warner Music Group, in conjunction with the Blavatnik Family Foundation, have named Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Overtown Youth Center (OYC) and The Africa Center as the next three recipients of grants from their $100 million Social Justice Fund. The mission of the WMG/BFF Social Justice Fund is to support organizations that are building more equitable communities and create change in the lives of historically underserved and marginalized populations, while directing heightened attention to Black communities. The company says it is also developing ways for its artists and employees to support these organizations beyond monetary investments.... Read More

May 25, 2021 – Music Biz Member Sony Music Group Announces New Donations From $100 Million Global Social Justice Fund

Sony Music Group has announced the more than 90 new organizations who will receive funding from the company’s $100 million Global Social Justice Fund, established as part of the company’s commitment to push for equality and racial justice across the on a regional, national and international level. In total, the Fund has contributed to expanding programs at more than 300 global organizations. “This round of funding is our most diverse and expansive yet; from the organizations selected,... Read More

May 24, 2021 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Infinite Catalog

This week we welcome royalty accounting software & service company, Infinite Catalog, to the Music Biz member community! Infinite Catalog helps labels, publishers, managers and artists both manage their royalty income and grow their catalogs by combining royalty data and contract info, so artists & rightsholders can easily keep track of and share with collaborators.  As catalog owners and artists themselves, the IC team strived to build solutions that transform complicated data and contract situations into simple statements and insights that anyone can understand.... Read More

May 20, 2021 – Music Biz Member Jonas Group Entertainment Appoints Phil Guerini As CEO

Jonas Group Entertainment has announced that, effective immediately, music industry power player Phil Guerini will serve as the company’s CEO. Guerini most recently oversaw music strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide networks, as well as aspects of Radio Disney and Radio Disney Country. He played a vital role within three divisions and five businesses of The Walt Disney Company, notably spearheading the development and launch of the annual Radio Disney Music Awards in 2013, and reimagining the highly-acclaimed Radio Disney artist development program,... Read More

May 20, 2021 – Music Biz Member Chartmetric Updates Cross-Platform Performance Artist Ranking Tracker

Music analytics company Chartmetric has made significant updates to its Cross-Platform Performance (CPP) ranking, designed to give an overall picture of the most popular artists in today’s music industry based on their global popularity across a number of digital platforms. These changes include the inclusion of metrics from eight new platforms (for a total of 16 tracked), doubling the number of top artists featured to 1 million, and creating individual categories for Fan Base and Engagement metrics.... Read More

May 14, 2021 – Music Biz Member SoundCloud Partners With Triller To Amplify Emerging Artists

Next-gen music company SoundCloud has announced a new integration with video-sharing social network Triller to help showcase and support emerging independent artists. To facilitate this, the duo have launched a dedicated, SoundCloud-curated playlist featured on the Triller app’s Music Discovery page. For SoundCloud’s artists, the access to the Triller platform will provide more marketing tools to help them grow their careers. “The new SoundCloud playlist on Triller offers one more way we are creating unique, new channels to elevate and promote the rising artists who are building their careers independently today,” says Allison Moore,... Read More

May 11, 2021 – Music Biz Member SoundCloud Appoints Lauren Wirtzer-Seawood as Chief Content and Marketing Officer

SoundCloud has announced that music and technology executive, Lauren Wirtzer-Seawood, will join the company as its new Chief Content and Marketing Officer starting June 1, 2021. In this role, she will guide the company’s artist development, industry relations and brand marketing strategies to drive SoundClouds’s evolution as a next-generation music entertainment company. Wirtzer-Seawood currently serves as Chair of the Music Biz Board of Directors, and is a 20-year industry veteran who previously held roles with UnitedMasters,... Read More