Music business

Hospital Records – Finance & Royalties Assistant (UK)

Hospital Records is an independent label based in South London, UK. Mainly releasing drums and bass, the label was launched in 1996 by Tony Colman and Chris Goss, and has grown in recent years to become one of the best-known labels in British dance music. The label is home to artists such as London Elektricity, […]

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Universal Music Group – Manager, CRM (USA)

We are UMG, Universal Music Group. We are the world leader in music. In everything we do, we bet on art, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a wide range of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in over 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, […]

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Universal Music Group – Senior Manager, CRM (US)

We are UMG, Universal Music Group. We are the world leader in music. In everything we do, we bet on art, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a wide range of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in over 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, […]

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Reservoir and PopArabia acquire Egyptian label 100COPIES

Reservoir Media, headquartered in New York, has secured two new deals in Egypt in collaboration with PopArabia, a music publisher and independent music company based in the Middle East and North Africa. Reservoir and PopArabia acquired Egyptian label 100COPIES and also formed a joint venture with the company to sign and develop Egyptian talent. Separately, […]

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“Beautiful Scars” unpacks the discovery of his identity by a music icon

In 2014, at age 53, Tom Wilson, a singer-songwriter from Hamilton, Ontario with a stack of gold records and stories galore, discovered by chance that he had been adopted. Shortly after, he learns that his biological parents are Mohawks from the community of Kahnawake, just outside of Montreal. For legions of fans familiar with Wilson’s […]

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Is TikTok (or ByteDance) slowly turning into a record label?

Whenever the idea of ​​TikTok becoming a record label is floated in music industry circles, the suggestion is usually shot down. But the evidence is mounting that such a description could one day fit. In March, TikTok launched its own distribution service. Dubbed ‘SoundOn’, it allows artists to upload their music to TikTok, RESSO and […]

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Music icon Stevie Wonder endorses Eric Strong for LA County Sheriff

Former Mayor of Lancaster, Bishop Henry Hearns, Lt. Eric Strong and Stevie Wonder. (Photo by AJ Calloway.) Lt. Eric Strong’s Campaign for Sheriff held a fundraiser with Stevie Wonder this week. The event took place at glamorous Santa Monica restaurant La Conde, which promotes gold-leaf plated Wagyu steaks and mixology concoctions served in IV bags […]

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Universal Music Group’s revenue hit $2.46 billion in the first quarter of 2022

Universal Music Group has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2022. Across all of its divisions (including recorded music, publishing and more), the world’s largest music rights holder recorded revenue in the three months to the end of March from 2.199 billion euros ($2.46 billion). This increased 16.5% year-on-year at constant currency, […]

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Spotify has just entered the metaverse, with an official launch on Roblox

Spotify officially launches a virtual presence on the Roblox children’s gaming platform. In doing so, the company says it becomes the first music streaming brand to have a presence on Roblox, with the launch marking its entry into the metaverse business. Spotify’s presence on Roblox is called ‘Spotify Island‘. The company explains that through this […]

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Radio legend Karl Shannon remembers his friend and country music icon Naomi Judd

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – It’s a voice you recognize before you see its face. “I met The Judds in the early ’80s after they had their first hit, ‘Mama He’s Crazy’. And both of us from Kentucky, we just struck up a friendship,” said Karl Shannon of Hank 105 ,5. With nearly 50 years in […]