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January 20, 2021 – Music Biz Member Vydia Partners with Propel Center in Support of HBCU Students
Music Biz member Vydia has announced that it has partnered with the Propel Center, a new global campus that will support leadership and career development of students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide. Located in Atlanta, GA, the Center is a physical & virtual campus designed to support the preparation of new leaders hailing from HBCUs who will work to advance equity and justice. One of the Propel Center’s founding members, Apple, is also an Association member.... Read More
January 20, 2021 – Music Biz Member Chartmetric Debuts New Edition of 6MO Report for H2 2020
Music analytics firm Chartmetric has launched the fourth edition of its 6MO music consumption report, covering metrics for the second half of 2020. As in past editions, this report includes stats for the most popular breakthrough artists and tracks on music streaming platforms and social media, as well as Chartmetric’s own Cross-Platform Performance spec. New to this 6MO report is the “Trigger Cities” concept, with reporting on those regions where the most popular new music genres are emerging from to track the future of music streaming habits.... Read More
January 19, 2021 – Music Biz Member Audible Reality Opens Investment Opportunity through SeedInvest
Future audio platform Audible Reality has opened up an investment opportunity for app users and the creative community through leading equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. Audible Reality said in a statement that this initial seed round — half the total seed amount — is specifically intended to let the community building around the app ecosystem to participate in the company’s growth. The company will also offer investors exclusive perks including VIP access to artist events, free products,... Read More
January 18, 2021 – Music Biz Member AMPED Distribution is Hiring
Music Biz member AMPED Distribution is currently looking to fill three open positions with their team — click on the links below to learn more about each role’s requirements and to apply: Amazon & eCommerce Sales Sales and Marketing Manager (with a specific focus on indie retailers) Marketing Administrative Assistant... Read More
January 10, 2021 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Well Dunn Foundation
This week, we’re thrilled to welcome the Well Dunn Foundation to the Music Biz member community! Well Dunn works to close the diversity gap in our industry by teaching modern professional skills and providing internship opportunities to a socioeconomic diverse group of college students looking to become future leaders in the music business. Students with financial needs are also matched to Well Dunn’s company sponsors for meaningful internship & mentorship opportunities, as well as careers. Well Dunn exists to encourage students to seek all kinds of professional learning opportunities to ensure their future success.... Read More
January 7, 2021 – Music Biz Member Symphonic Distribution Announces Expansion into Brazil
Music Biz member Symphonic Distribution started off 2021 by announcing the company’s expansion into Brazil. This move will allow them to work in a more hands-on capacity with regional creators, including legendary Brazilian Rap artist Sabotage and the Trap Lab Records label, founded by world-famous soccer player Ronaldinho Gaúcho. The expansion builds on the news from late last month that the company is also expanding their Nashville team, as well as their office space in the Historic Orbison Building.... Read More
January 4, 2021 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Musiio
As we kick off the new year, Music Biz is glad to welcome music artificial intelligence company Musiio to our member community! Musiio has a built an AI that “listens” to music to help streamline workflows in our industry’s B2B space. The company’s ready-to-go solutions allow record labels, streaming services and sync professionals to tag, search and playlist catalogs of music. Musiio also fully customizes products with our easy-to-integrate APIs and custom shop solutions for special use cases Musiio made the decision to join Music Biz after participating in our annual NY:LON Connect global music business summit.... Read More
December 16, 2020 – Music Biz Member Symphonic Distribution Expands Nashville Offices
Music Biz member Symphonic Distribution has announced the expansion of its Nashville offices in the Historic Orbison Building, as well as the addition of key hires to expand the Nashville team. In this latest expansion, the company has onboarded Melissa Barber, hailing from ole/Anthem, to serve as Sr. Manager, Rights Administration & Business Affairs; and Wyatt Thomas, formerly of Sandbox Entertainment, Ground (ctrl) and Thinkswell, as Client Marketing and Streaming Promotions Manager. “This move and these new hires represent our everlasting commitment to Nashville and our continued growth in the city since opening our doors,”... Read More
December 14, 2020 – Music Biz Member SoundCloud Launches 2020 Playback Website
SoundCloud has launched a dedicated website for this year’s edition of the platform’s annual year-in-review, 2020 SoundCloud Playback. The site breaks into sections honoring the top artists and cultural moments of the year, as well as the songs which the SoundCloud community streamed, liked, reposted, and commented on the most in 2020. This year’s Playback also offers stories highlighting the ways artists used SoundCloud to share new music expressing how the events of this year impacted them,... Read More
December 14, 2020 – NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Strat Americas
Please welcome business development & strategy enterprise Strat Americas to the Music Biz member community! The company gives clients strategic guidance to facilitate revenue- and audience-building partnerships. Strat Americas has worked in digital music & entertainment, artificial intelligence, social video, cosmetics & beauty, ticketing, and mobile commerce, with a special expertise and tons of relationships in Latin America. Strat Americas chose to join Music Biz to collaborate with their industry peers and share their industry expertise working with partners like livestream platform Dreamstage,... Read More