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Kartel Music Group – Head of Digital Marketing and Advertising (UK)

KARTEL MUSIC GROUP: Digital Marketing and Advertising Manager ROLE SUMMARY Kartel Music Group is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Digital Marketing and Advertising Manager to join its growing marketing agency; Kartel Marketing Agency. The Digital Marketing and Publicity Manager role will work closely with a roster of independent artists and label clients who […]

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The A&R Awards 2022: all the winners

Well, that was a bit special. A&R awardsMBW’s annual UK-focused awards ceremony in association with Abbey Road Studios, took place last night (8 November) in central London. As we announced earlier this week, the A&R Icon Award – honoring work from a career that forever changed the face of the music industry – has been […]

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Spotify plans to buy MENA-focused rival Anghami (report)

Spotify plans to buy MENA-focused rival Anghami. It is according to a report published by Dubai-based Frankly magazine. Arab affairs too gate the news. Anghami listing on the NASDAQ in New York in February via a merger with a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. The music streaming company Between in a definitive merger agreement […]

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Cooking Vinyl – Digital Manager (UK)

Digital Manager for kitchen vinyl Location: Hybrid, remote and London office Presentation of the role Cooking Vinyl is looking for an experienced Digital Executive to join one of the most established independent record labels in the world. The successful candidate will lead the label’s digital marketing team and strategy, developing comprehensive and innovative artist marketing […]

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Billboard magazine recognizes the Los Angeles Recording School as the best music business school

Honored for a sixth year, the recognition highlights the top-notch programs and facilities offered by the Los Angeles Recording School, a division of the LA Film School LOS ANGELES, October 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Los Angeles Recording School, a division of The Los Angeles Film Schoolwas named one of Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Business […]

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Official Charts Company – Digital Business Manager (Ad Sales) – UK

The Official Charts Company owns and operates official charts and industry data from the UK music and video sectors as featured on BBC Radio 1, MTV and national media. Thanks to our media partnerships, the icon of the official charts is seen by more than 34 million consumers each week. OfficialCharts.com is also one of […]

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Dirty Hit – Sales Manager (UK)

Commercial Director – Dirty Hit Summary An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Dirty Hit as Business Manager. Dirty Hit is an independent label based in West London, home to The 1975, Beabadoobee, Rina Sawayama and many more. You will be part of the end-to-end business process, working with artists, artist managers and wider industry […]

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‘The debauchery of the music business in the 80s? We were too busy making a living’

Horn is famous for his mega-hits, but he also made some of the boldest and weirdest records of his time, including Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren’s influential 1983 hip hop-world mash-up, Duck Rock. Horn credits his late wife for supporting his more eccentric choices. “She was like, ‘If you do this band you’ll make a […]

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Loyola New Orleans is among Billboard’s Top 20 Music Business Schools

Rock On! For the second time in a row, Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Music and Media is named among Billboard magazine’s Top Music Business Schools in 2022. The news appears this week in the October 8 issue of the magazine. The elite list puts Loyola New Orleans in excellent company, alongside big names […]

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Meta offers royalty-free music library to Instagram Reels advertisers

After seeing 30% more engagement with Reels on both instagram and Facebook in the second quarter, parent company Meta now offers royalty-free music that advertisers can use in Reel ads. Meta announced the update in a press release published on Tuesday, October 4. “Audio is also a big hook to boost Reels engagement. To make […]

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Cooking Vinyl – Digital Manager (Remote) (UK)

Digital Manager for Cooking Vinyl Location: Hybrid: London and Remote Presentation of the role Cooking Vinyl is looking for an experienced Digital Executive to join one of the most established independent record labels in the world. The successful candidate will lead the label’s digital marketing team and strategy, developing comprehensive and innovative artist marketing campaigns […]

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Country superstar Blake Shelton sells his catalog to Influence Media Partners

After a fairly quiet summer for rights acquisitions, the catalog market seems to be picking up again. Influence Media Partners, the American music and rights company founded by Lylette Pizarro in 2019, has just announced that it has acquired the catalog of Grammy-nominated country music superstar Blake Shelton. In a press release issued by Influence […]

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Warp Records – Head of Digital Distribution (UK)

Head of digital distribution London, UKFull time Company Description For over 30 years, Warp has been synonymous with sonic and visual adventures. We are a leading independent music company representing groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre, Stereolab and many […]

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How and why are NFTs changing the music industry?

NFTs have been a key resource for the expansion of the music industry, especially for emerging artists and upcoming music festivals. But how exactly have NFTs changed the music industry? NFT Funding Many artists and music festivals need funding for their projects. These entities have used NFTs to deliver value to their supporters and provided […]

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“Chocolate City is a safe haven for creatives.”

MBW’s World Leaders is a regular series in which we shine the spotlight on some of the industry’s most influential figures overseeing major international markets. In this article, we talk to Abuchi Ugwu, CEO of Chocolate City. Oorld Leaders is supported by BVG. Chocolate City is one of Nigeria’s largest and oldest independent labels. Founded […]

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Pophouse Entertainment buys 75% of Avicii’s master recordings and editions

Pophouse Entertainment, the Swedish entertainment company headed by former Universal Music Sweden CEO Per Sundin, has acquired a 75% stake in Avicii’s masters and publishing catalog. The deal follows the launch of the Avicii Experience interactive tribute museum in Stockholm in February, born of a partnership between the family and estate of Avicii (Tim Bergling) […]

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Understanding Ownership and Split Sheets in the Music Business: A Look at the Caterefe vs. Berri Tiga Controversy –

September 28, 2022 Trusted Advisors To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Recently, social media has been filled with news about the controversy surrounding Machala’s ownership rights. Machala is a joint single released by Carter Efe and Berri Tiga that eventually became a […]

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The 2022 A&R Awards: the finalists revealed!

We’re less than two months away from the UK music industry’s most enjoyable evening: the A&R Awards, presented by MBW in association with Abbey Road Studios. Taking place on the evening of tuesday november 8, the 2022 A&R Awards will be held in central London. Platinum tables for the show have already sold out, with […]

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Spotify Sponsors Contemporary Black Music Award at 2022 A&R Awards

Spotify returns as a sponsor for this year A&R Awardsgiving its name to the prestigious Contemporary Black Music category. Britain’s music industry’s finest night will take place on Tuesday 8th November at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London to celebrate the best executives, tracks and creatives of the past 12 months and of all time. […]

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Tencent Music Entertainment goes public in Hong Kong

Tencent Music Entertainment Group has successfully listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The Chinese music streaming giant launched its secondary listing in Hong Kong on Tuesday (September 20) as an IPO, meaning the company hasn’t raised any new funds or issued any new shares (unlike traditional IPOs). . Shares of […]

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3tone Music – Music Sales Agent (UK)

3tone Music, music sales agent Terms: – Job title: sales agent– Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)– Location: Bristol Office– Salary: £30k+ (Depending on experience)– Begin: Immediate– Closing date for applications: September 30, 2022– Application process: Application Process: Please send details of your suitability for this role to [email protected] The company 3tone Music is […]

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Warp Records – eCommerce Manager (UK)

e-commerce manager London, UK Company Description For over 30 years, Warp has been synonymous with sonic and visual adventures. We are now a leading independent music company representing groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre, Stereolab and many more. others […]

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How Britain’s music industry reacted to the death of Queen Elizabeth II – Billboard

LONDON – In the early afternoon of September 8, just hours before the start of the Mercury Prize, one of the UK’s most prestigious music awards shows, Buckingham Palace made an alarming announcement: Queen Elizabeth II was under medical supervision at his Scottish estate of Balmoral, and doctors were “concerned” about the health of the […]

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FN Meka’s Flubbed Deployment Is What’s Wrong With The Music Industry

At some point, every person who works in the music industry has to face the fact that their not-so-distant past is rooted in racism and financial exploitation. Capitol Records is no exception. The 80-year-old label’s legacy of black artists includes Nat King Cole, Tina Turner and George Clinton, but its roster has featured few others […]

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Sony Music – Director, Business and Legal Affairs (USA)

Director, BLA Sony Music EntertainmentUnited States, New York, NY This business and legal affairs role is part of the digital team. The role interfaces directly with Sony’s major digital partners and ensures that Sony and its artists are properly compensated and protected in Sony’s recorded music licenses with digital partners. You will be on the […]

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What is the role of a record label in today’s music industry? – Rolling stone

as little as Ten years ago, landing a major label deal was a hopeful artist’s ultimate dream. While the hype still resonates, today’s music industry landscape has largely centered around the declining prestige and dominance of powerful labels. The trend of smaller labels and independent artists rising to prominence in today’s music scene, without the […]

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Xposure aims to open a “new gateway” to the music industry

When up-and-coming artists vie for the attention of A&R, producers and managers, it often means being ignored and discouraged, while music industry professionals find themselves inundated with DMs and emails that it is nearly impossible to organize and sift through. Enter: Xposure Music, a Montreal-based start-up whose goal is to open a “new gateway” to […]

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Listen UP – Press Officer (UK)

Press Manager – Salary: Based on experience – Annual vacation: 20 days per year + 8 public holidays – Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Monday – Friday) – Location: Camden, London, NW1 a bit about us Established in 2009, Listen Up offers a bespoke range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion […]

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Mack Avenue Music Group – Production Coordinator – (USA)

production coordinator This Los Angeles-based administrative position supports our creative and production services department, which oversees pre-launch project needs including photo shoots, packaging design and printing, product manufacturing finished products, digital distribution and metadata, creation of physical and digital marketing materials, proofreading and editing of credits and marketing materials, and certain supply chain and inventory […]

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Gaana drops free tier after failing to raise new investment

Indian music streaming company Gaana is ditching its free tier and moving to a paid-only subscription model. According Reutersthe move comes after Spotify’s rival failed to raise new investment or attract a buyer. The article notes that the app, which has more than 100 million users, did not allow free streaming since Friday, September 9. […]

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Songsleuth – Asset Operations (PT)

Have you ever gone to a concert and filmed your favorite song to upload it to Youtube or Facebook? Want to help your favorite artists and performers get paid for the videos you and other fans make? You’ll work with music industry veterans and technology companies to help develop technology that empowers musicians to earn […]

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We Are Moving the Needle – Director of Development (US) (remote)

We Are Moving The Needle (WAMTN) is a non-profit organization that supports all professional women in the recording industry, sound engineers and producers. We are an inclusive organization striving to create measurable change by giving women in the recording and professional audio industry the education, equipment and mentorship to succeed at the highest level. Founded […]

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We Are Moving the Needle – Director of Development (US/Remote)

We Are Moving The Needle (WAMTN) is a non-profit organization that supports all professional women in the recording industry, sound engineers and producers. We are an inclusive organization striving to create measurable change by giving women in the recording and professional audio industry the education, equipment and mentorship to succeed at the highest level. Founded […]

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Armada Music – Head of Streaming and Promotions (USA)

Is electronic dance music your greatest passion in life? Does the prospect of organizing and planning get your heart pumping? Are you ready to join the ranks of the biggest independent dance music label in the world? If your answer to all of these questions is a firm “YES”, you will fit in here at […]

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Going For Gold In The Music Industry: What It’s Like To Be A Singer-Songwriter

Duane Poole, Andy Clark, Shaun Tobar and Jason Dudley The musician won a gold medal in the Best International Male Album of the Year category for his acoustic record One for the Road at the event in Atlanta, USA. Shaun, from Bilston, says he was “totally shocked” to receive the accolade, adding: “It shows that […]

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Transgressive Management – Logistics & Touring Manager (United Kingdom)

Transgressive Management curates a roster of five UK-based artists, striving to lead music, art and culture in its curative output, as well as aspiring to work with the most progressive talent. and fascinating of our time. Our new Head of Touring and Logistics will play a pivotal role in the management arm of Transgressive, driving/steering […]

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Transgressive Management – Artist Manager (UK)

Transgressive Management curates a roster of five UK-based artists, striving to lead music, art and culture in its curative output, as well as aspiring to work with the most progressive talent. and fascinating of our time. Our new Artist Manager will be a dynamic force within the management arm of Transgressive, supporting existing staff and […]

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Snap Inc. will cut its workforce by approximately 20%

Social media company Snapchat has revealed that it plans to lay off around 20% of its employees. Evan Spiegel, CEO of parent company Snap Inc., sent a memo to employees Wednesday, Aug. 31, confirming the news. In its memo, Spiegel wrote that Snap Inc. was “restructuring our business to focus more on our three strategic […]

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Warner Music Group – Senior Streaming Manager, Warner Records (UK)

Senior Streaming Manager, Warner Records At Warner Music Group, we are a global collective of music creators and music lovers, technology innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creators and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four fundamental principles that underpin everything we do […]

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Cargo Digital – Royalty Accounting Manager [m/w/d] (DE) (remote)

Royalty Accounting Manager – your first step into digital. You oversee the entire royalty accounting cycle, from incoming sales files to final delivery of royalty statements through our Curve software. You manage incoming royalty reports from DSPs and ensure that payments are processed and received. You import, map, convert and process statements into the Curve […]

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Deezer aims to enter the wellness app market with ‘Zen by Deezer’

Music streaming company Deezer is testing its own wellness app, called Zen by Deezer. The project was revealed this week as part of the company’s first-half 2022 results, Deezer’s first earnings release as a publicly traded company. Deezer’s earnings results, released yesterday (August 24), showed a loss of 300,000 subscribers in the first half of […]

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From Billboard Hits to Music Industry: NICE Emcee Releases New Book

Aulsondro “Novelist” Hamilton, p/k/a Christian Hip Hop Recording Artists 30-year-old music veteran Emcee NICE proves why blessings keep coming to him as he continues to win in the music business with his new book “Music Release University: India’s Guide to Music Release!”. In collaboration with the Information, Technology and Literacy Foundation Books and AULGRAY 31 […]

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BMI will reduce “just under 10%” of the total workforce

The American collection company BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) is laying off “just under 10%” of its total workforce. The news was first reported by Billboardwho obtained an email from Chairman and CEO Mike O’Neill announcing the layoffs. According Billboard report, published Monday, August 22, and citing a source close to the situation, around thirty staff […]

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Concord on board as sponsor of the A&R Awards

Global independent music company Concord has confirmed it will return as sponsor of the hyper-competitive Pop/R&B category this year A&R Awards. Britain’s music industry’s finest night will take place on Tuesday 8th November at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, where the big and the good will celebrate the biggest and best executives, songwriters, producers, […]

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Music Business Academy for Africa partners with The Orchard for the second installment of the Talent Project

The partnership with The Orchard will give seven incredible African talents the opportunity to showcase themselves and their music to the global music industry. Founder of the MBA, GodwinTom stipulate that, “The MBA for Africa Talent project is an activity that we have developed to ensure that students have the opportunity to practice the things […]

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Listen Up – National Radio Promotions (UK)

Title: National Radio Promotions Salary: Competitive / Essential ExperienceAnnual vacation: 20 days per year + 8 public holidaysHours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Hybrid: Wednesday & Thursday at our premises)Location: Camden, London, NW1 a bit about us Established in 2009, Listen Up offers a bespoke range of bespoke radio, club, streaming, online and print promotion […]

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BMI scraps multi-billion dollar sale plan over disappointing bids

BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) has halted a planned multi-billion dollar sale, saying the transaction “is no longer an avenue we are considering,” Bloomberg News reported on Friday. Sources familiar with the matter said interested parties such as private equity firms and technology providers had submitted bids for the company, but some had backed out, while […]

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Expression of Interest: Speakers in Music Business and Cultural Theory

specification The BIMM Institute Dublin is currently seeking expressions of interest for keynote speakers and lecturers in the fields of music business and cultural theory. We are looking for experienced lecturers as well as music industry experts who may be new to teaching but who can bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our […]

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On Air – Social Media/Marketing Coordinator (UK)

Reports to: Marketing Manager, UK Location: London, UK 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 has previously aired performances from global pop icon Anne-Marie, Mercury Prize winner Arlo Parks, […]

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FiXT – A&R Manager (remote, US)

FiXT is looking for a forward-thinking A&R Manager with a passion for discovering and developing artists to join our A&R team. We are an artist-owned record label, on a mission to empower top talented artists (musicians/bands) to build lasting careers in ways that were previously impossible for them, by putting together a world-class team around […]

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How he transcended tectonic events in the music business to give Warner Bros. records his soul

Decades ago, at the start of my 29-year tenure at Warner Bros. Records (when it still had the “Bros” in the name) I thought what would happen if we ever lost Mo Ostin. I admit it was a dark thought, but even then I knew the business was something special in the business as a […]

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BPI CEO Geoff Taylor writes for Music Business Worldwide

Streaming is transforming the music industry: it’s removed gatekeepers, opened doors for artists to connect with wider audiences, and given fans access to a huge range of songs at attractive prices. . Today, more than ever, artists and songwriters are getting paid. However, the unprecedented number of artists vying for a piece of the […]

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Dean of Belmont Music Business School Retires | Education

Doug Howard announced his retirement as Dean of Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, effective August 31. According to a statement, Dr. Sarita Stewart, Belmont associate professor of creative and entertainment industries, will serve as interim dean. Doug Howard Courtesy of Belmont Howard will continue to serve on the Curb College […]

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Sturgill Simpson on Navigating the Music Industry: “Just Make Art, Fuck The Rest”

I really enjoyed by Sturgill bluegrass albums, to the point that it was the final nail in the coffin of buying a record player so I could listen to them on vinyl. Between Cut the grass, Tyler’s Childers Certified Gold Purgatory record, and Cody Jinks Red Rocks Live record, I finally pulled the trigger. And […]

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Kelis’ Beyonce Beef Proves The Music Business Needs An Overhaul

Beyoncé’s new album Renaissance, has arrived and as the Beyhive celebrates the long-awaited return of their queen, not everyone is so excited to hear the house and techno-influenced project. In particular, Kelis, the singer best known for her early 2000s run that included tracks like “Caught Out There,” “Milkshake” and “Bossy,” has a bone or […]

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Lyrics platform Musixmatch secures strategic investment from TPG Growth

Music lyrics provider Musixmatch has secured a strategic investment from TPG Growth, described as asset management company TPG’s “middle market and growth capital platform”. Founded in San Francisco in 1992, GPT has $120 billion in assets under management and invests in what it calls “five multi-product platforms,” including Capital, Growth, Impact, Real Estate and Market […]

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Horus Music – Client Manager (UK, remote)

Horus Music Limited is a global digital music distribution and label services company. Established in 2006, Horus Music enables artists, labels and rights holders to send their music to over 100 download, streaming and interactive platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube, Deezer, VEVO, Beatport, Tidal and many others. more worldwide, while providing digital […]

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Warp Records – A&R Manager (UK)

A&R managerLondon, UKFull time Company Description For over 30 years, Warp Records has been synonymous with sonic and visual adventures. We are now a leading independent label representing groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre and many more. job description […]

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Warp Records – Marketing Manager (UK)

Marketing Manager London, UK Full time COMPANY DESCRIPTION For over 30 years, Warp has been synonymous with sonic and visual adventures. We are now a leading independent music company representing groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Kelela, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Nala Sinephro, Autechre, Stereolab and many […]

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What Artists Need to Know About Music Royalties –

The music industry has changed dramatically over the past decade, and with the help of technology that has led to the emergence of streaming services, artists and record labels have taken full control of music royalties. their creative works. It also made it easier to track revenue sources and set a uniform revenue percentage. The […]

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Music industry stories from the people who lived it – The Irish Times

The story of a rookie American college student obsessed with rock music eventually becoming one of the most well-known and respected public relations agents in the music industry. Access all areas: a behind-the-scenes look at 50 years of music and culture by Barbara Charron (White Rabbit, £20). In 1974 Charone decamped from Chicago to London, […]

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GIXON – Performance Marketing Manager (UK)

GIXON – Bring the music! GIXON will impact millions of people by allowing them to connect directly to local musicians through our app. GIXON brings a new perspective to the tired and inefficient live music market, providing instant and easy access for customers and artists. Our mission is to reinvent live music and provide an […]

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Netflix lost 970,000 subscribers in the second quarter. How will Spotify fare?

The successful release of the fourth season of stranger things couldn’t prevent Netflix from losing subscribers in Q2 2022 – but the video giant’s net loss of paying members wasn’t as bad as expected. According to his Q2 2022 resultsreleased yesterday (July 19), Netflix lost nearly a million subscribers in three months from April to […]

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New releases are becoming less popular in the US, according to Music Business Report

The recent stranger things-the encouraged popularity of Kate Bush and Metallica’s 80s jams made for a fun story, but it also made us wonder: is it possible that old music is crowding out new music in the market? Does new music suffer from this? Today we can definitely say that the answer is yes. Music […]

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BMG acquires musical interests of Scottish rock band Simple Minds

BMG has acquired what it says are the “core musical interests” of legendary Scottish rock band Simple Minds. According to BMG, the deal with core band members Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill includes the publishing rights to more than 240 songs on five UK No. 1 albums, the band’s neighboring rights and royalties from the […]

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Vevo – Associate Director, Commercial Affairs (UK)

Associate Director, Commercial Affairs LONDON, UK /COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – COMMERCIAL AFFAIRS /FULL TIME Vevo is the premier global music video network, connecting an ever-growing global audience to high-quality music video content for over a decade. Founded by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment in 2009, Vevo offers fans around the world […]

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Spotify buys popular music trivia game Heardle

Spotify has announced its latest acquisition: an interactive music trivia game called Heardle. Heardle was inspired by the Wordle word game, developed by software engineer Josh Wardle and sold to the New York Times in January for a seven figure sum. Spotify hasn’t revealed what it pays for Heardle. While Wordle players have to guess […]

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Soundcloud – Digital Marketing Manager, Roster (USA)

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 holds 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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Reggae Record Exec enters the music industry

In Mel Brooks History of the world: part onecried Louis XVI, “It’s good to be king!” Likewise, one might expect that readers of Chris Blackwell’s autobiography The Islander: My Life in Music and Beyond (Gallery Books, 352 pages. $28.99) to say, “It’s good to be Chris Blackwell!” After all, he was born into a wealthy […]

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Startup NFT Serenade appoints UK advisory board

Australian-born Serenade, an NFT music startup launched in 2021, has unveiled the members of its UK advisory board. Music industry personalities joining the board include: Darcus Beese, founder of Darco Recordings; Sammy Andrews, founder and CEO of Deviate Digital and concert promoter Toby Leighton-Pope. Also joining the board are Fay Milton, musician and co-founder of […]

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Artists WORSHIP – Assistant Manager (UK)

JOB DESCRIPTION ROLE: DEPUTY DIRECTOR START DATE: Monday, October 3, 2022 ABOUT US Founded in 2017 in London, WORSHIP is an independent management and services company working alongside like-minded, innovative and original artists, including Sub-focus, Dimension, Culture shock, 1991, MANT, Olivier Winters and Sam Neil. Working primarily in dance music, WORSHIP offers in-house A&R, label […]

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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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Call for Applications: Music Business Academy for Africa Women’s Scholarships

The initiative, as part of the MBA for Africa’s Women’s Fund, is part of Linkfire’s efforts to empower women who want to work in the African music industry. The 20-week hands-on online program is developed by iManage Africa and aims to train the next generation of music industry executives on the continent. It works in […]

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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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Soundcloud – Director of Product Marketing, Creator Growth (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 holds 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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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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Top female songwriter and executives talk about ‘dangerous situations’ in the music business

There’s no doubt: as difficult as the music industry can be for men, it’s twice as difficult for women. It was one of many takeaways from a panel discussion involving Grammy-winning songwriter Autumn Rowe (“We Are” by Jon Batiste, Dua Lipa, Ava Max) and top music publishers. Jody Gerson (President/CEO of Universal Music Publishing), Golnar […]

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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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FORM – Digital Marketing Agent (UK)

Title: Digital Marketing Manager Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week (excluding breaks) + additional hours which may be required from time to time for thefulfilling your roleLocation: Brighton, option for this position to be located from our central London officeSalary: DOEBegin: Immediate Closing Date: We will begin interviews for this position immediately, the […]

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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 […]