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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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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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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 […]

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American actress Issa Rae calls the music industry ‘the worst industry I’ve ever encountered’, riddled with ‘crooks and criminals’

Issa Rae, whose five-season run with HBO Unsafe ended with a finale on Sunday (December 26), dipped more than one toe in the music industry. She launched her own label, Raedio, and is producing a new show about budding rappers, using her existing career to help launch music. But rather than appearing to be thrilled […]

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Britney Spears Reveals Guardianship Scared Her From The Music Business | Britney Spears

Britney Spears says her years under conservatorship scared her of the entertainment industry. The singer revealed her reasons for not being ready to return to the music business after her conservatorship ended in November in an Instagram post. In one long note shared as screenshotsshe said: “I wanted to be nice but what they did […]

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I Paid My NYU Tuition With A Music Business I Started In High School

Sam Guyton paid for his tuition with money from a music business he started in high school. Today, he is the 23-year-old owner of Vali Entertainment, a corporate entertainment company. He shared how he started a successful business in high school and a new one during the pandemic. Sam Guyton has music and entrepreneurship in […]

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Legendary South Jersey music industry insider Kal Rudman and wife Lucille have died | State and Region

Solomon “Kal” Rudman, 91, the South Jersey music industry insider who founded the influential radio advice sheet Friday Morning Quarterback, has died. Rudman’s death after a long illness was confirmed by Deane Media Solutions, the company he sold FMQB to in 2020. Rudman died with his 63-year-old wife, Lucille, by his side on Tuesday at […]

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The 2021 A&R Awards: an evening where everyone won a little

To be honest, we were a little nervous. The A&R Awards, the UK-focused ceremony presented by Music Business Worldwide in association with Abbey Road Studios, took off last year. We don’t need to explain why. You know very well why. This meant that the 2021 incarnation of last night’s event recognized the work of songwriters, […]

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Local artists connect with industry leaders on Music Business Mondays

To help grow the music scene in Columbus, Music Columbus hosts Music Business Mondays, which connect local artists with industry leaders. Credit: Courtesy of Dan Mitchell To help grow the music scene in Columbus, Music Columbus hosts Music Business Mondays to connect local artists with industry leaders. Music Business Mondays, a monthly music industry education […]

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Big investors are pouring money into the music business – Billboard

Less than a month after a $54 billion stock split by Universal Music Group (UMG), three of the world’s biggest private equity players – KKR, Blackstone and Apollo Global Management – are making billion dollar bets dollars on the music sector. KKR, which has $429 billion in assets under management and announced in March that […]

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Downtown rallies to sponsor Songwriters Award at A&R Awards

Downtown is the sponsor of the prestigious Songwriter of the Year category at this year’s A&R Awards. It was a year of change for the company, which sold its publishing catalog to Concord in April and transformed itself into a global services company in the process. One constant, however, is his respect for the importance […]

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Crescendo, a music business workshop series, begins October 5

The Ella Project, an artist services organization providing legal assistance and pro bono business services to the cultural community of New Orleans, presents Crescendo, a seven-week music business workshop series beginning on Tuesday, October 5., at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, 400 Esplanade Ave. Co-presented with the New Orleans Jazz Museum and OffBeat Media, Crescendo […]

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Round Hill Music – Label Royalty Services Coordinator (USA)

Round Hill Music (RHM) is a full-service creative music company primarily focused on music publishing. The company operates a music publishing division, synchronization and royalty administration, a music production library business, a label and label services division as well as a Nashville songwriter services group with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville and London. […]

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Miles Copeland pulls no punches describing his life in the music industry in Two Steps Forward One Step Back

Breadcrumb Links Entertainment Celebrity Books “I don’t care who you are, how smart you are or how good you are, you’re going to make mistakes, and I’ve got more than my share.” —Miles A. Copeland III Miles Copeland, famed music executive and founder of the IRS record label, has written a book about his life […]

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Music Business returns to offices – Billboard

Edited by Frank DiGiacomo With low COVID infection rates (so far) and high vaccination rates in major music business hubs in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, companies across various industry sectors are taking steps to get their American workforce safely back to the office while monitoring news about the Delta variant of the virus. […]

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Rapper IDK to launch music business program at Harvard

Rapper IDK launches music business program at Harvard University for students of color By The Associated Press June 18, 2021, 2:31 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — Rapper IDK is launching a music business program at Harvard University for students of color. IDK’s No Label Academy, […]

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Millikin Launches New Music Business Degree Program

Millikin will offer a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Music Business starting fall 2021 The Millikin University School of Music is pleased to announce new undergraduate degree offerings for a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Business with an expected fall 2021 offering. are automatically admitted to the […]

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The CSU Music Business program gets off to a stunning start

Morris was impressed with the professionalism and dedication of the students in the classroom. He noted that some want to be in the music industry, while others are interested in law or just have a sincere appreciation for music. Chuck Morris during his induction into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in 2018 “When I […]

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Industry leaders to discuss the future of the music industry in UCLA’s virtual event series

The global music industry has seen dramatic changes in 2020. This fall, a series of virtual events hosted by the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will explore the current state and future of the music industry from perspective from industry leaders and influencers. The program, LA is ringing now, will begin Oct. 6 with […]