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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

May 10, 2021 – Music Biz Member Well Dunn Seeking Music Industry Professionals for Summer Mentorship Program

Well Dunn is a non-profit working to increase the socioeconomic diversity of the music industry by providing mentorship, internship and networking opportunities to a diverse group of college students. The organization is currently seeking mentors from all sectors of the music industry for the summer mentorship program. In its inaugural semester, Well Dunn paired students from across the country with professionals from all sectors of the industry including: Mick Management, CAA, RCA Records, LiveNation, Superfly, 300 Entertainment,... Read More

May 10, 2021 – Music Biz Member Exceleration Music Welcomes Britnee Foreman as Head of Data Strategy & Digital Operations

Exceleration Music has announced its first senior hire, welcoming Britnee Foreman as its new Head of Data Strategy and Digital Operations. Foreman joins the company after stints at Pandora, Songtrust & Downtown, Next Big Sound, and Tempo Music. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Women in Music as the organization’s Global Co-Chair of Membership. In this role, she will spearhead Exceleration’s data management and optimization initiatives, focusing first on the company’s launch partners: Alligator Records,... Read More

May 6, 2021 – Music Biz Member Synchtank To Host Data, Rights & Royalties Summit May 12

Join Music Biz member Synchtank next Wednesday, May 12 for a free webinar that will mark the launch of their new Drowning in Data report, as they gather industry leaders from across the music tech & financial sectors to talk through critical issues surrounding music rights, royalties and payments in the modern music industry! The program agenda includes: + Drowning in data – how are systems coping?+ The great data debate – how do we overcome the industry’s data challenges?... Read More

May 5, 2021 – Music Biz Member Cosynd Announces New Partnership With Sound Royalties

Cosynd has partnered with Sound Royalties to offer songwriters, performing artists, producers and other rightsholders discounts on essential copyright and royalty services, supporting their joint mission of helping more artists protect their copyrights and securing their financial future. Thanks to the partnership, Cosynd users can directly access Sound Royalties’ funding services; users earning more than $5,000 in annual royalties will be able to work with a dedicated royalty specialist, as well as receive a complimentary consultation and free income analysis.... Read More

May 5, 2021 – Music Biz Member Catch Point Appoints Corey Sorrento as Investment Associate

Catch Point Rights Partners has announced the appointment of Corey Sorrento as an Investment Associate at the firm. In his new role, he will focus on valuation and due diligence of prospective catalog acquisitions, as well as financial planning and analysis for Catch Point’s expanding portfolio of music rights investments. Sorrento joins Catch Point from media investment banking firm Shot Tower Capital, where he worked on numerous high-profile music industry acquisitions over the past five years.... Read More

May 4, 2021 – Music Biz Member Single Music Launches New Website & Pre-Release Functionality, Shares 1st Year Livestream Results

Digital music sales & livestream ticketing platform, Single Music, has started the month of May with a slew of announcements. First, the company recently launched a refreshed website, showcasing its digital delivery, livestreaming, chart reporting and fan analytics offerings front and center when users first visit — you can access the new Single website via this link. The company has also announced the launch of its pre-release offering, allowing artists to instantly share pre-release singles with fans who pre-order their upcoming release.... Read More

May 3, 2021 – Music Biz Member Warner Music Group Partners With Genies for Artist Avatars & NFT Gear

Warner Music Group has announced a new partnership with avatar technology company, Genies, to develop a series of avatars from their artist roster, as well as artist-branded virtual clothing & accessories that Genies users can “wear” on their own avatars. Thanks to the partnership, WMG artists like Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars will now receive their own avatar and NFT lines; Genies has already created avatars for Cardi B, J Balvin, Rihanna and Justin Bieber. ... Read More

May 3, 2021 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: MediaRow

This week, we’re thrilled to welcome artist development-inspired digital marketing agency, MediaRow, to the Music Biz member community! MediaRow utilizes digital platforms as vehicles of growth for the artists, record labels, publishing companies, and startups it works with. The company offers artist development strategy, creative services, and digital marketing services such as social media & paid ad strategy, DSP release support, TikTok campaign activations and more. Their current client roster includes Michael Franti, Jennifer Nettles, Dillon Carmichael,... Read More

April 26, 2021 – Music Biz Member TuneCore Launches Southeast Asian Operations

After expanding its business into Latin America and Africa earlier in the year, music distribution platform TuneCore has announced that it has expanded its operations into Southeast Asia. TuneCore’s Southeast Asia business will be spearheaded by Cyrus Chen, who joined the company in late 2020 after stints with Changi Travel Services and eatigo International. With this expansion, TuneCore now operates in 14 countries across four continents.  “In the Southeast Asia market, the music industry is growing at a steady pace,... Read More