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Scott Williams named president of CD Baby and Soundrop

Scott Williams has been named president of CD Baby and Soundrop, owned by Downtown Music Holdings. Williams previously served as chief technology officer at CD Baby. Williams joined CD Baby in 2013 as vice president of technology, then was promoted to chief technical officer in 2019. He played a “central” role in launching music distribution […]

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Call for Applications: IMB Music Business Scholarships in Spain

The call is aimed at professionals and students from the industry who want to boost their careers and take on a role of responsibility in the live music sector. IMB and Primavera Sound will provide six full scholarships as well as six partial scholarships for the course. The full scholarship is particularly aimed at talented […]

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Glassnote Records signs global distribution deal with The Orchard

Indie music company Glassnote Records, famous for signing and developing Grammy-winning artists like Mumford & Sons and Phoenix, has a new distribution partner. Glassnote has entered into a global distribution partnership with The Orchard, which is owned by Sony Music. The new partnership comes three years after Glassnote entered into a global partnership with Kobalt’s […]

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Crockford Management – Executive Assistant (UK)

Crockford Management is hiring an Executive Assistant to support the directors and office management. This is a role for someone with excellent initiative, skill and attention to detail, who can handle a wide variety of tasks and change priorities with ease. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Daily management of the secretariat and administration: […]

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Music Business Worldwide – Markets Editor (UK, US, others)

The music business has grown. Thanks to a wave of major financings and IPOs, music has become a sought-after commodity for investors who appreciate the reliable returns created by streaming. The music industry around the worldthe world’s premier B2B title for the music industry, is well known for diving behind the numbers to provide unparalleled […]

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Music Business Worldwide – Reporter / Senior Reporter / Markets Editor (Remote)

The music business has grown. Thanks to a wave of major financings and IPOs, music has become a sought-after commodity for investors who appreciate the reliable returns created by streaming. The music industry around the worldthe world’s premier B2B title for the music industry, is well known for diving behind the numbers to provide unparalleled […]

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Supernature – Senior Marketing & Project Manager (UK)

About Us Supernature is an independent artist services company, serving the evolving needs of modern musicians and creators. We provide a flexible range of services, from distribution, marketing, creation and financing to full-scale artist management and development. We’re proud to support some of the most important figures in the independent creative community, from emerging artists […]

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Soundway Records – Head of Sales and Distribution (UK)

Soundway Records is a UK-based independent record label with a global reach. We are looking for someone to join our team as Director of Sales and Distribution. This posting represents a full-time position. The position is currently remote and open to qualified candidates from any location, with preference given to candidates close to our offices […]

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On Air – JR Digital Marketing Manager (UK)

JR Digital Marketing Manager Reports to: Head of Digital Marketing, UKLocation: London, UKJob Type: Marketing / Digital MarketingApplication deadline: July 1, 2022 ABOUT AIR: On Air gives you access to exclusive pay-per-view shows from around the world. Produced by our award-winning production team and filmed in some of the world’s most renowned venues, On Air […]

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Music Business Worldwide – Deputy Editor (UK, US, others)

The music industry around the world is recruiting an associate editor for its website and magazines. You will join a successful and growing company at the epicenter of the modern, robust and fascinating music industry. The eyes of the sharpest minds in the entertainment industry will be upon you 🙂. This full-time role requires at […]

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CD Baby – Digital Designer (USA)

Baby CDs, “By artists, for artists”. We enable independent creators to monetize and distribute their music on Spotify, Apple Music, Instagram, YouTube, Amazon Music, Pandora, Facebook, TikTok and over 150 other platforms worldwide. Home to over one million artists and 9 million tracks, CD Baby has paid out over $1 billion in artist royalties since […]

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Monstercat – Social Media Manager (US)

Monstercat is looking for a passionate and creative Social Media Manager to promote Monstercat’s brand identity through compelling digital campaigns and activations that speak to our fans and accelerate Monstercat’s social media presence in the whole world. Reporting to the Head of Growth Marketing, you will execute social content and marketing strategies that support Monstercat’s […]

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AWAL – Paralegal (UK) – Music Business Worldwide

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a paralegal to join our London-based business affairs department, working within AWAL and Neighboring Rights (both companies recently acquired by Sony). This is a 12 month fixed term opportunity, but can progress to a permanent position depending on the business needs at that time. This role will be primarily […]

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Key Production – Junior Account Manager (UK)

Key generation Pertaining to: production managerSalary: Subject to experienceLocation: based in London Background Key generation offers end-to-end manufacturing solutions in vinyl, CD, DVD, Blu-ray, cassette, custom printing and packaging, working with major and independent record labels as well as individual artists in the music industries , media and business. We work with some of the […]

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Juan Paz joins Apple as Global Head of Latin Music

Juan Paz has reportedly joined Apple as the new global head of Latin music business at Apple Music. Of Billboard: Juan Paz Courtesy of Peace Music Management Juan Paz has been named to the new role of global head of Latin music business at Apple Music, Billboard has confirmed. In her new role, effective immediately, […]

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Platoon – Africa Leader (UK, NG, SA)

Please note that this role is a 12 month contract and could be based in London, Nigeria or South Africa. As an Africa and Services Manager, you will need to possess an entrepreneurial ability to try new and different things with minimal direction. Overall, you will be challenged to push boundaries, come up with and […]

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Growth potential and attractive valuation make it a long-term investment Know the impact of COVID19 – The Greater Binghamton Business Journal

The Music Management Software market research report includes market segmentation and overlays on major market players, highlighting the favorable competitive landscape and trends prevailing over the years. This study provides information on the sales and revenue over the historical and forecasted period from 2021 to 2030. Understanding the segments helps to identify the importance of […]

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The music business is all about strategy and growth – Olayeni

Victor Olayeni, a renowned cult leader and recording artist who rose to prominence with a string of hits, says the music industry is all about growth and proper strategy and credit should be given to the powerful team behind such a craft. According to him, music promotion and sales are essential for all musicians, and […]

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Circus Records – Social Media and Community Coordinator (UK)

Circus Records – Job Offer (Final)Social Media and Community Coordinator Circus recordings and maximum boost managementLocation: Shoreditch and remoteSalary on application according to experience Founded in 2009 by dubstep heavyweights Flux Pavilion and Doctor P, Circus Records has established itself in 13 years as one of the world leaders in bass music. Circus releases the […]

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What has changed in the new Music Business

The music industry is constantly evolving, and so are we. Here is a list of how to keep up with current trends in the music industry. by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 No matter what generation you represent, there are general truisms about the music industry that can be misunderstood, underestimated, or simply ignored. Some […]

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Massive Music – PARTNERSHIP SUPPORT SPECIALIST (NL)

We are MassiveMusic, the record agency for some of the world’s most famous brands. As a trusted partner, we provide everything a brand needs in music, voice and sound. Impactful strategies, sound brand identities and top-notch compositions – we create this and more through our fervent passion for music combined with craftsmanship and scientific research. […]

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Made Music Studios – Director of Brand Partnerships (USA)

Director of Brand Partnerships / Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Partnerships and Global Brand Development In a word… / You have a passion for selling, building your network and achieving your goals. You are resourceful and use best practices to generate leads and nurture relationships with potential customers. You are comfortable customizing presentation materials […]

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Concord – Paralegal, Business and Legal Affairs (UK)

Concord is the world’s leading independent developer, management and acquisition of sound recording, music publishing and theatrical performance rights. Concord has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London, Berlin and Miami. CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING represents over 600,000 copyrighted works by the world’s most famous songwriters, composers and lyricists. Covering nearly two centuries of songs, […]

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Stones Throw – Marketing, Digital and Streaming Director (US)

TITLE: Marketing, Digital and Streaming Director COMPANY: Stones Throw RecordsLOCATION: Los Angeles, CaliforniaSALARY: CompetitiveCLOSING DATE: June 10 Stones Throw Records is seeking a full-time Marketing, Digital and Streaming Director. This role is based in our Los Angeles office. The position will lead the label’s direct relationships with DSPs, oversee the execution of digital and streaming […]

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Hospital Records – Legal & Business Affairs Manager (Maternity Cover) (UK)

Hospital Records is an independent label based in South London. 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, Flava […]

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Music Industry Needs Tools to Obtain Services to Pay Rightsholders – Billboard

For memory is a Billboard Deputy Editorial Director Robert Levine’s column analyzing music industry news and trends. Last week at the annual Music Biz conference in Nashville, I heard about a company that has developed technology to instantly pay multiple creators shared royalties, either in traditional cash or cryptocurrency. Finally, artists will be able to […]

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Made Music – Music Producer (USA)

music producer / Reporting to the Creative LEAD of the BBMG team In a word… / You like good music and good sound: creating them, dissecting them, researching them. As a member of our creative team, you will produce iconic music and sound for our clients, which include many blue chip and Fortune 100 companies […]

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Warp Records – Legal and Commercial Affairs Assistant (UK)

Warp Records – Legal and Commercial Affairs Assistant Warp Records is looking for a legal and commercial assistant to join its team in London. Warp Records is a leading independent label with offices in London, Sheffield, New York and Los Angeles. We work with multi-genre, groundbreaking and influential artists with global reach such as Aphex […]

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Armada Music – Vacature Global Analytics & Insights Manager (NL)

Are you passionate about data and eager to dive into global streaming statistics? Can you translate data into marketing strategies, sales actions and decisions? Does dance music inspire you to work hard (and play hard)? Then you could be the chosen one. What are you going to do? As Armada Music’s new Global Analytics & […]

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‘Ear Up Incubation’ promotes new Hong Kong music, Business News

Five major prizes at the “Ear Up Music Festival” 13 new voices from Hong Kong that need to be heard HONG KONG SAR – Media outreach – May 16, 2022 – Now in its fifth year, the ‘Ear Up Incubation’ music mentorship program hit another milestone for the local music industry when 14 Hong Kong-based […]

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How the iPod saved the music industry

Perhaps the best thing was its intuitive interface with Apple’s iTunes music store, which allowed users to easily transfer content from PC to player. Its sci-fi aspects were underscored by its name, inspired by the one-man circular space pods used for repairs on the mothership in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. The “i” in […]

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BMG – Label Manager (AU)

Come as you are. As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all its forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone […]

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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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Listen Up – American Press Officer (USA)

Press Officer (USA) Annual leave: 15 days PTOHours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)Location: Remote work / OfficeStart date: Immediate start date A LITTLE ABOUT US: Founded in 2009, Listen Up offers a bespoke range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion campaigns worldwide through our offices in Los Angeles and […]

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1107 Studios – Producer (UK/Remote)

1107 Studios is a Boutique Production Music library, founded in 2021, specializing in music for brands and broadcast. Work alongside some of the biggest global brands such as Unilever, L’Oreal, Hugo Boss, Visa, BBC, ITV and many more. We are looking for a Producer to join the award-winning production team at 1107 Studios – after […]

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Call for Applications: SAMRO Music Industry Scholarships in South Africa

Launched by SAMRO and Boston City Campus in 2021, the MBSLP aims to introduce musicians to the music business and help them better navigate the South African music industry. SAMRO will cover course fees, valued at R5,960, for 50 SAMRO members to successfully participate in the programme. The short course will help participants develop practical […]

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The Music Industry Turns Into Groundhog Day: The Honest Broker

A new report is out today on the state of contemporary music. But the only novelty is the report. When it comes to consumers’ favorite music, old songs win all the battles. “The more things change,” the study authors admit, “the more they seem to stay the same.” I first covered this alarming trend when […]

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Anjunabeats – Product Manager (UK)

Product Manager – Anjunabeats Band involved (Anjunabeats & Anjunadeep)Location: Bermondsey, London, UK (we only accept UK-based applicants for this position)Salary on request, depending on experience With a storied 20-year history, Anjunabeats remains one of the world’s most beloved independent dance labels. We seek to grow our product management division, working with some of the most […]

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Call for Applications: SAMRO Scholarships in the Music Sector in South Africa

Launched by SAMRO and Boston City Campus in 2021, the MBSLP aims to introduce musicians to the music business and help them better navigate the South African music industry. SAMRO will cover course fees, valued at R5,960, for 50 SAMRO members to successfully participate in the programme. The short course will help participants develop practical […]

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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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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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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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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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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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PRS For Music – Head of International Partners – Emerging Markets (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for an International Partner Manager (IPM) to join us on a permanent basis. This position will work an average of 3 days from home and 1-2 days from our London Bridge office. About Us PRS for Music Limited is the UK’s leading collecting society. We collectively manage the rights to […]

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Kartel Music Group – Product Manager (UK)

Kartel Music Group is looking for an experienced and passionate Product Manager to join our team. We are looking for a specialist in electronic and dance music. The role will lead the newly formed in-house label imprint EMK (Electronic Music Kartel) and work with a number of priority artist and label services clients across a […]

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LÈVRES D’ANVIL: “We got screwed” by the music industry

Guitarist/singer Steve “Lips” Kudlow canadian metal legends ANVIL was asked in a new interview with the “Heavy Metal Chaos” radio show if he thinks the group would still exist if it hadn’t been for the success of their documentary, “Anvil! The Anvil Story”. He replied (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Of course we would still exist. […]

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President of the Music Business Association at the 2022 in-person conference – Billboard

Few music executives have worked in every industry of the Music Business Association members, but Portia Sabin comes close. Sabin, who became chair of the industry trade group in September 2019, broke into the music business as an artist before founding Shotclock Management in 2004 and taking over esteemed independent label Kill Rock Stars in […]

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ByteDance launches new music streaming service in China

TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, has reportedly launched a new music streaming service in China called Qishui Yinyue. It is according to South China Morning Post, which reports that the app was launched last month. ByeDance’s entry into China’s music streaming business marks the arrival of a new challenger in music platforms led by tech giants […]

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Applause – Content and Social Media Manager (USA)

There’s a reason “struggling artist” is such a well-known term. At Applause, we’re changing that. Spurred on by the devastation caused by the pandemic, we are building a new medium for creators and fans to foster a long-term community through highly entertaining, live, two-way interaction. Applause lets creators and their fans have fun and connect […]

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Ghana: African Music Business Dialogue urges knowledge sharing

Ghanaian musician and creative entrepreneur Trigmatic told Music In Africa that the vast potential of the creative industry as an economic engine, as seen in the United States, Europe and African countries like Nigeria, inspired to organize the first African Music Business Dialogue (AMBD). The event took place in March and welcomed industry professionals from […]

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Beggars Group – Creative Content Producer (US/UK)

Creative Content Producer – London or New York Beggars Group is looking for a Creative Content Producer to join the team, based in our London or New York offices. This is a very varied role within the Global Content team, responsible for creating and editing music videos, lyric videos and visualizers, recording live performance sessions, […]

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Hospital Records – Label Manager (UK)

We are currently looking for a motivated Label Manager to work as part of a growing team with overall responsibility for managing and administering the label’s music production and ensuring that all releases are delivered in an organized and timely manner. timely. This is a full-time position with a work-from-home/office hybrid policy. The successful candidate […]

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Alex Kennedy named UK Managing Director at Believe

Alex Kennedy has been appointed UK managing director of French music company Believe. Reporting to Denis Ladegaillerie, Founder and CEO of Believe, Kennedy will lead the three business areas that Believe operates in the UK, including Premium Solutions (including Label & Artist Solutions and Artist Services) and automated solutions (TuneCore). Believe says Kennedy will focus […]

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West One Music Group – Distribution and Technical Assistant (UK)

Are you a detail-oriented data enthusiast with experience working with large datasets? We are recruiting – apply now! We are West One Music Group, a visually-focused global music production company with a diverse and authentic catalog of music carefully crafted by our creative teams. Proudly independent since 2002, we have offices and production studios in […]

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IDOL – Digital Key Account Manager (USA)

IDOL is a fully independent digital distributor founded in 2006 with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, London, Paris, Berlin and Johannesburg. Following a very selective approach, IDOL offers a high level of marketing resources and personalized attention to its partners.The ever-expanding company now has over 60 people and offers comprehensive global digital distribution services to […]

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Call for applications: Music Business Academy for Africa 2022

Now in its second year, MBA for Africa is the brainchild of iManage Africa founder Godwin Tom, a Nigerian talent manager who has worked with African stars such as Wizkid and Davido. The initiative was developed by iManage Africa in partnership with Music Ally, YouTube Music and Dr. Carlos Chirinos from New York University. This […]

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BMG – Master Synchronization (MX) License Manager

#WAREBMG A new music company for Mexico BMG is opening a new hub in Latin America in Mexico and we are looking to strengthen our team. As the first new international music company in the streaming era, we do things a little differently – putting the interests of artists and songwriters at the heart of […]

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BMG – Managing Director (MX)

#WAREBMG A new music company for Mexico BMG is opening a new hub in Latin America in Mexico and we are looking to strengthen our team. As the first new international music company in the streaming era, we do things a little differently – putting the interests of artists and songwriters at the heart of […]

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Made Music Studio – Account Supervisor (US)

ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR Reporting to the Group Account Manager In a word… / As a people person, you have a strong sense of emotional intelligence and can easily communicate with anyone from the most junior to the most senior members of an organization. You move projects forward by understanding the role of the different stakeholders and […]

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AWAL – Member Support Associate (UK)

At AWAL, we work with an epic roster of emerging talent and more established artists and labels from around the world. Our goal is to remove all barriers between artists and the A&R teams or store editors that help them take their business to the next level within the AWAL ecosystem. This position is based […]

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Ed Sheeran wins UK copyright lawsuit

Ed Sheeran beat a lawsuit in the UK over alleged infringement of his single Shape of you. The case was brought against Sheeran by a British artist called Sami Chokri (aka Sami Switch), who claimed that Sheeeran ripped off his song Oh why, which was published in 2015. The verdict was returned in favor of […]

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The best in the music industry share their secrets

Ultimate compendium of insights and wisdom covering all aspects of today’s music industry – Straight from the mouths of artists and walking executives. As we musicians chart our paths for creative expression, longevity, and relevance in this industry, For The Record is a perfect guide to show us all the way. —Kevin “KO” Olusola of […]

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The best in the music industry share their secrets!

Ultimate compendium of insights and wisdom covering all aspects of today’s music industry – Straight from the mouths of artists and walking executives. As we musicians chart our paths for creative expression, longevity, and relevance in this industry, For The Record is a perfect guide to show us all the way. —Kevin “KO” Olusola of […]

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Music business: you don’t control your art if you can’t sell it — Syemca

Syemca got some deserved attention when he appeared on the singing reality show “The Voice” years ago. Today, his voice is essential in the music industry. In this ROTIMI IGE interview, he talks about his artistic talent, challenges in the industry, his upcoming projects and his relationship with his brother, Chike, who is also a […]

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Personal Loans: PaydayNow provides a detailed explanation

PaydayNow might not be an established brand now, but the company has seen a huge growth since it was founded back in 2002. PaydayNow currently has 470 locations across 25 states, however it is possible to apply for many of their financial products for personal loans, with certain limits — on the internet from anywhere […]

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Music Enterprise Software Market Demand and Future Scope with Russia-Ukraine Crisis Impact Analysis – Artist Growth, Muzeek, ​​Prism, Reprtoir, Songspace, Songtracker, Songtrust, Synchtank, Tempo

New Jersey, United States,- The latest report published by MRI Accuracy Reports indicates that the music business software The market is expected to accelerate strongly in the coming years. Analysts have studied market drivers, restraints, risks, and opportunities in the global market. The Music Management Software market report shows the likely direction of the market […]

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Bow Wow clarifies who taught him about the music industry | News

bow wow has been a household name for over two decades now, and many may know that it all started with Jermaine Dupri and So So Def. That said, the Ohio rapper says that even though the music mogul gave him his start, he didn’t impart any business knowledge to him because it was something […]

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“Everything is dead for me, the music is dead”

Singer, songwriter and rapper Doja Cat may be walking away from the music industry following her tweets Thursday: “I’m quitting.” This Thursday, the 26-year-old star took to Twitter and began expressing her desire to quit the music industry. Since then, she has also changed the name of her Twitter account to “I quit”. On Friday, […]

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Doja Cat is quitting her ‘nightmare’ career in the music industry

Doja Cat has decided she’s had enough of the music business, so the rapper/singer is considering quitting, according to a tweet she sent! Doja Cat has apparently declared that she is quitting her music career. The ‘Say So’ singer, who is currently touring South America, was slammed by her fans in Paraguay after she shouted […]

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PRS for Music – Content Editor – Communications and Public Affairs (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Content Editor to join our Communications and Public Affairs team on a permanent basis. The role will be based in our London Bridge & Streatham offices and remotely as we operate a hybrid working model. About Us PRS for Music has been at the heart of the music […]

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SoundCloud – Membership Manager, Creator (US)

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities. As one of the most influential cultural platforms in the world, SoundCloud occupies a unique position in the market as a music streaming service with the largest catalog of music and as a service and distribution company. artists […]

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IMRO – Media Licensing Manager (IE)

Application: Please send a CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the criteria for the position to [email protected] The Media Licensing Manager is responsible for providing national broadcast and online budgets for IMRO and MCPSI. The successful candidate will manage the business negotiation process for existing and potential media license customers, acting as […]

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Bruce Burch, Founder of RIP UGA Music Business, and More Music News and Gossip

REST IN PEACE: The founding director of the UGA Music Business program and successful songwriter Bruce Burch died at age 69. Burch, who had been undergoing treatment for leukemia for 30 years, succumbed to the disease on Saturday, March 12 at his home in Nashville. In addition to founding the MBUS program at UGA, Burch […]

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MRG Group – Digital Marketing Manager (CA)

Do you have a passion for music, travel, events, digital marketing and making magic happen? Want to take your foundation of great attention to detail, digital marketing, and analytical skills to the next level? If so, this is a unique opportunity for you. The MRG Group is looking for a motivated, energetic and experienced Digital […]

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More female leaders driving the music industry forward in 2022

These big names in the music industry have opened doors to the industry and continue to inspire generations to come! Let their success inspire you to aim for the stars and create the reality YOU want to live. Here are some badass women in music you absolutely need to know about… A guest post by […]

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Universal’s Virgin Music enters global partnership with Australian band Mushroom

The Virgin Music Label & Artist Services (VLMAS) division of Universal Music Group has entered into a global partnership with Australia’s largest group of independent labels, Mushroom, to support and distribute the releases of Mushroom artists worldwide, outside Australia and New Zealand. The Mushroom label division remains 100% independently owned and its established ANZ operations […]

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The French recorded music industry exceeded $1 billion in 2021

Recorded music revenue in France, the world’s fifth-largest music market, exceeded $1 billion (€861 million) in 2021, representing 14.3% year-on-year growth and the fifth annual increase consecutive for the market. That’s according to results released today (March 15) by French trade body SNEP, which include total revenue from physical and digital sales, as well as […]

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TikTok’s partner for its new SoundOn distribution service is… TuneCore

Last Wednesday (March 8), we learned that TikTok had officially entered the music distribution business with a new service called SoundOn. TikTok’s distribution service allows artists to upload their music directly to TikTok and RESSO, and it can also distribute artists’ music to platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The platform is live in the […]

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Your Music Industry Questions Answered by the Pros – Billboard

Billboard asked top professionals working at the intersection of Web3 and the music industry to answer these frequently asked questions regarding the applications and potential uses of cryptographic technology in business What are the most common use cases for blockchain technology in the music industry today? “As of today, they are almost entirely focused on […]

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TikTok has just launched its own music distribution platform, SoundOn

TikTok is now officially a music distributor. The viral video app owned by ByteDance has just launched its own music promotion and distribution platform, called SoundOn. SoundOn is already live in the UK, US, Brazil and Indonesia, and it allows artists to upload their music directly to TikTok and RESSO. It can also distribute their […]

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Forbes India – Music: Sexism still sets the tone in the music industry

The hypersexualization of artists, ageism and the precariousness of the profession are all factors that can make the music industry particularly hostile to women. Image: Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock Jhe music industry is a breeding ground for sexism. While the pandemic has contributed to the emergence of an unprecedented movement of unbridled expression among victims of gender-based […]

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Label owner Wolverhampton pulls releases from Russia, urges music industry to do more

Paul Birch, owner of Revolver Records, received the BEM for services to music Paul Birch, who founded Revolver Records in the city more than 40 years ago, said his label has thousands of releases internationally – including albums by The Scorpions, Leo Sayer, UFO, Lamont Dozier, Jane’s Addiction, Misfits and The Stone Roses. Mr Birch, […]

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Kartel – Head of Digital Marketing and Advertising (UK)

Kartel Music Group is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Digital Marketing & Advertising Manager to join its growing music marketing and services agency. The Digital Marketing and Publicity Manager role will work closely with a roster of independent artists and label clients who will drive their digital marketing, social media and content goals […]

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Ace Records – Production Manager (UK)

Ace Records is one of the leading reissue record labels and produces great sounding and well packaged releases. We work with repertoire experts, designers with a keen sense of period looks and highly skilled sound engineers who create CDs, vinyl and digital releases every month. Your role at Ace Your main role will be to […]

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AEI Group – Managing Director, Registrations (UK)

The AEI Group is a community of businesses and creators focused on empowering future generations of talent through music. With over 25 years of experience, AEI Group works with entrepreneurs and talented people through our music businesses, live events and community spaces while pursuing a tireless mission to transform the culture of the music industry. […]

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BMG – Head of Digital Advertising (Europe) (DE)

We are looking for a Manager (f/m/d) Digital Advertising (Europe) to join our Global Digital Partnerships and Strategy team in Berlin. BMG’s digital team continues to grow, evolve and innovate in digital marketing, streaming, news and analytics and business development. Globally aligned but present in all areas of the business, BMG digital offers a different […]

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Universal Music UK – Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Responsible for: Managing Director, UKDepartment: Virgin Music Label and Artist ServicesWorkplace : Sarm Music Village, 105 Ladbroke Grove Music is universal It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music UK that helps make us the UK’s music leader. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the […]

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Universal Music UK – Senior Marketing Manager (UK)

Job title: Senior Marketing Manager Responsible for: Managing Director, UKDepartment: Virgin Music Label and Artist ServicesWorkplace : Sarm Music Village, 105 Ladbroke Grove Music is universal It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music UK that helps make us the UK’s music leader. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal […]

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Memphis Industries – Label Coordinator (UK)

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to join the Memphis Industries team. In a small business setting, the role is broad and spans digital and physical distribution, promotion and marketing. The candidate should have some experience in at least one of these areas, and will be interested and engaged with a wide […]

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RouteNote, Truro’s music industry, gives artists a global voice

A tech music company is increasingly giving artists a global voice right here from Cornwall. With more people having free time to focus on their hobbies during the pandemic, it’s never been easier for musicians to produce and release music to the world. RouteNote, a tech music company that now employs 250 people globally, including […]

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BMG – Senior Manager, Digital Advertising (US)

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all its forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive. If you […]

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Call for Applications: Music Business Scholarship in the UK

ILMC is an annual gathering of professionals involved in the global touring, festival and live entertainment industries. The 2022 Fellowship Program will provide free conference passes and mentorship opportunities to 30 young professionals. It is intended to provide emerging live music executives with a means to participate in the ILMC for the first time. Founded […]

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Session – Senior Marketing Executive (UK)

Who are we? World-class writers/producers Björn Ulvaeus, Max Martin and Niclas Molinder founded Session; the market leader in the fight against inadequate collection of creator data. Millions of music creators are not getting fair payment and credit for their work due to inaccurate song or recording information. Session Studio (mobile, web, and desktop) provides music […]

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Inaugural dialogue on African music businesses planned for Accra in March

The conference is organized by Bwired Ghana and Bayeni Holdings, and will be held under the theme, The big picture: Action today, richer tomorrow. It should provide musicians and industry players with key tips on how to generate revenue and safeguard copyrights, and expose industry players to untapped opportunities in the music space. entertainment, especially […]

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The Lodge Mastering – Executive Assistant (USA)

Company: The Lodge MasteringSalary: CompetitiveReports: President/Founder A leading music mastering center located in New York, The Lodge is looking for a enthusiastic team member with experience to join the company in a director role Assistant. This is a unique opportunity for a highly organized and skilled professional to join a team and take on the […]

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Dirty Hit – Executive Assistant (UK)

Can you go beyond that? Do you like the music industry? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Dirty Hit as Executive Assistant to the CEO. Dirty Hit is an independent label based in West London, currently home to Beabadoobee, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Wolf Alice, The 1975 and many more. We are looking to appoint […]

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Sylvia Rhone – The godmother of the music industry

Sylvia Rhone is a pioneer in the field of music. Read about her arrival and how she’s still impacting the culture! Female music industry executives are hard to find and black female industry executives are rare. However, one woman has managed to transcend all barriers: Sylvia Rhone, considered the most influential female executive in the […]

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Utopia – Product Director, Creative Music Agency – (Remote)

The music is amazing. He can excite hundreds and unite thousands. But as an industry, it’s been slow, complicated and patchwork. As the world of technology has looked to the future, the music industry continues to be shaped by the inefficient systems of the past. At Utopia, we believe there is a better solution. This […]

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Reservoir – Coordinator, Digital Asset Management (USA)

Join the Digital Operations team at Reservoir’s office in New York or Nashville. This position reports to the Senior Director, Business Development and Operations. Compensation: Market competitive salary and benefits How to register: Responsibilities: Interface with songwriters, artists, record labels, and managers to get all the audio needed for company-wide distribution, creative presentation, and licensing […]

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Warp – Finance Manager (UK)

Warp is a leading independent record and music publishing company releasing music from groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Brian Eno, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Autechre, Stereolab and many others. ROLE SUMMARY We are recruiting a Chief Financial Officer to join our finance team, seeking a qualified […]

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Young – Artist Manager (UK)

Young Artists creates environments that nurture artists and build long-term careers for them. We are based in London but represent a number of artists who live in Los Angeles. We are looking for someone to manage the day-to-day responsibilities of these artists while maintaining excellent communication with each artist’s Senior Managers and the wider team […]

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BMG acquires musical interests of blues icon John Lee Hooker

BMG acquired the musical interests of iconic American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker from his estate. The deal includes its entire publishing catalog (Boom Boom, A Bourbon, A Scotch, A Beer, boogie chillinamong others), co-acquired with longtime BMG partner Fujipacific Music. The deal also includes all of John Lee Hooker’s recorded and performance […]

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Songtrust – Business Development Manager: LATAM – (Remote/US)

Songtrust is a global publishing administration service offering the most flexible and fair publishing offering in the industry. We partner with songwriters, reps and companies to build healthy songwriting careers. Songwriters build healthy careers when they take an active role in running their business and owning their music. We empower them by providing them with […]

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PRS For Music – Business Development Manager (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our Business Partnerships team working in a hybrid manner in our London Bridge Hub office and remotely. About Us PRS for Music Limited is the UK’s leading collecting society. We undertake collective rights management of musical works on behalf of over 150,000 members […]

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Music industry says piracy still threatens its future

PARIS, FRANCE – JANUARY 06: In this photo illustration the Swedish music streaming logo … [+] The Spotify service is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on January 06, 2017 in Paris, France. Spotify announced, via a tweet posted on Thursday, that it now has 70 million paying subscribers. For comparison, in September Apple […]

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Session – Product Owner (UK/SE/Remote)

Session Make music. Obtain credit. Who are we? World-class writers/producers Björn Ulvaeus, Max Martin and Niclas Molinder founded Session, which today is the market leader in the fight against inadequate creator data collection. Millions of creators are not getting fair payment and credit for their work due to inaccurate song or recording information. Session Studio […]

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Amir Locke filed documents to start a music business

Before he was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, Amir Locke had made plans. The 22-year-old black man had filed paperwork to start a music business, his mother said, and had already designed a logo. Next week, he planned to move to Dallas, where he would be closer to his mother and – he […]

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Now India.Arie, Graham Nash get their music from Spotify

Over the past week, superstar artists Neil Young and Joni Mitchell have pulled their catalogs from Spotify in response to what they say is the company’s spread of “misinformation” about Covid-19 vaccines. The catalyst for Young’s removal of his music from the service was recently released open letter of hundreds of medical professionals, calling on […]

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Domino Publishing – Creative Assistant – Publishing (USA)

Domino Publishing Company is seeking a full-time Creative Assistant. We are looking for someone who has great interpersonal skills, is self-directed and has the ability to work in an open group environment. The main purpose of the Creative Assistant is to assist the Creative Synch department and GM-North America. This person will also be expected […]

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BMG – Senior Manager, Royalty Audit (US)

Come as you are. As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all its forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone […]

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Elvis Costello signs exclusive global music publishing deal with BMG

Legendary British songwriter Elvis Costello has signed an exclusive worldwide music publishing deal with BMG to perform his life’s work. The deal includes his latest album The boy named Si, which entered the Official UK Albums Chart last week at No. 6, its highest position since 1994. Under the agreement, BMG will administer the rights […]

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Anghami set to list on NASDAQ as SPAC shareholders approve merger

Spotify’s prominent rival in the Middle East, Anghami, is set to become a NASDAQ-listed company. In March 2021, Anghami entered into a definitive merger agreement with Vistas Media Acquisition Company, a publicly traded Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), with the agreement expected to result in Anghami listing on NASDAQ in New York. . The way […]

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Sony Music acquires Bob Dylan’s recorded music catalog

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) has acquired Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of recorded music. SME has also acquired the rights to several future new releases, in what the company calls “a major expansion” of its six-decade relationship with the legendary artist. The deal, which SME calls a “historic deal”, reached in July 2021 and includes the […]

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Brett Yormark named chief operating officer at Roc Nation

Brett Yormark has been promoted to COO of Roc Nation. In this role, Yormark will provide leadership and strategic vision across all verticals of Roc Nation, while continuing to develop and execute long-term organizational goals to support business growth. Brett Yormark will continue to lead Roc Nation Unified alongside Roc Nation Unified Co-CEO Michael Yormark. […]

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BIMM Institute – Events and Careers Assistant (UK)

Events and Careers Assistant Contract Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (some evening work is required during introductory and teaching weeks). About the BIMM Institute With over 35 years of experience helping students launch successful careers in music, film and the performing arts and located in some of […]

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Muni Long fights against the music industry and wins with viral “hours and hours”

Overnight success has been a long time coming for Muni Long. The artist formerly known as Priscilla Renea landed a major recording contract with Capitol in the late 2000s due to viral success on YouTube. Embarrassed and misunderstood, her artist project did not take off, but she quickly established herself as one of the industry’s […]

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Cincinnati Music Accelerator’s Music Business Academy Aims to ‘End the Hungry Artist Cycle’ | Music function | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: provided by Kick Lee Cincinnati Music Accelerator’s Music Business Academy attendees learn about licensing, entertainment law, marketing and more. Cincinnati Music Accelerator (CMA) has expanded its educational offerings for musicians through a reboot of its commercial program. The new program is officially called the Music Business Academy. In it, artists learn […]