Industry News
0

According to reports, the deal has been agreed with a sale price of more than $800m. Lip-synching music platform Musical.ly was founded in Shanghai by Louis Yang and Alex Zhu in 2014. Some commentators have suggested that Musical.ly’s growth has begun to hit its limits as it struggles to find an audience beyond ‘Millennials’.Music Business Worldwide read more at musicbusinessworldwide.com Follow…

Industry News
0

Garth Brooks’ CMA Entertainer of the Year win should be a surprise to no one in the country music industry. Each of the five EOTY nominees was well-qualified, so it’s easy to imagine a scenario where the 7,200 voters were split into five equal parts to begin a weeks-long voting season. From there, how many voter does a nominee need…

Industry News
0

MBW’s World’s Greatest Managers series profiles the best artist managers in the global business. The World’s Greatest Managers is supported by Centtrip Music, the currency exchange specialist which helps artists, managers and music businesses obtain an optimum currency exchange deal. Then, for quite a while after the Roc Nation record deal and worldwide success, Hamad still did most things a…

Industry News
0

Submitting music to Pandora Radio is easy, easy, easy. Over the past decade, Pandora has become one of the go-to destinations for music discovery. The popular radio service allows over 81 million active users to create customized stations based on their favorite genres and artists. read more at diymusician.cdbaby.com Follow @HookBlast on Twitter for the best curated music industry news feed…

Industry News
0

In addition to permission from the group and its representatives, the musical has been enabled by a deal struck with Universal Music Group. “We’re honored to represent their publishing and recorded music catalogs and we’re thrilled to be involved in this important new project with Jimmy and the team at UTG. “This production will honor the trio’s iconic legacy and…

Industry News
0

It’s no secret that the digital economy relies on user engagement. Recently, industries such as pharmaceuticals, information technology and finance have standardized engaging customers as a way to develop new products and services. However, in most of these cases, user engagement is limited to the initial or final steps of development, rarely does a project’s development engage users at every…

Industry News
0

Music is always evolving—as are the tools for its production, discovery, and consumption—but now is a particularly exciting time. They have come up with some incredibly forward-thinking business models, and they’re poised to change the way business is done and how the world finds, makes, and consumes music. There are plenty of young music companies on the rise right now,…

Industry News
0

A 5 a.m. wakeup call alerts some of the top music executives in Los Angeles every Friday morning, but not for meetings with clients or labels. After months of intensive rehab, fellow industry executives began stopping by her home to see how she was doing. There’s something about nature, something about the walking that makes a great setting for impromptu, organic communication that turns…

Industry News
0

Reached for comment, a Spotify representative clarified that the experiential events will be similar to the Fan First events that the platform already organizes, using its data to identify an artist’s biggest fans and give them exclusive or early access to tickets. The mixed-media playlist will be similar to the featured playlist Rap Caviar, which has audio and music videos…

Industry News
0

Each and every session was chock-full of DIY nuggets, with practical “do this now” advice in almost every area of my business. (This is another good way to decide whether or not this conference is for you: if you’ve just started to call this “your business” instead of just “your art,” then you should go. I’m probably going again.) And…

Industry News
0

I’ve loved seeing today’s up-and-coming songwriters collaborate with their more established peers to try to capture the character of music from years ago that came out of our region. As a melting pot of cultures, music creators in the U.S. have much inspiration to draw upon. Such inspiration has led to the evolution of music — in styles, preferences and…

Industry News
0

It’s just the latest indication that British music, by almost all accounts, is in rude health. Since 2000, the British record industry has made a total of £4.4bn from the sale of music around the world. Meanwhile, the Wish You Were Here music report for 2017 showed that the live music industry is booming. read more at musically.com Follow @HookBlast…

Industry News
0

Specifically, the firm mentioned plans to “expand US-centric operations and to further develop our capabilities and infrastructure within the country”, in addition to plotting software launches in Latin America, Asia, Australasia more quickly than it could previously. “As our company continues to expand, the Board firmly believes that the United States is a market of significant strategic importance and as…

Industry News
0

How to get songs onto popular Spotify playlists like New Music Friday and RapCaviar is a hot topic for labels in 2017. Release Radar launched in August 2016 as a companion to Discover Weekly. It’s a customised playlist for each Spotify user, updated every Friday with new releases from artists that they have listened to and follow on the streaming…

Industry News
0

Founded in 1993, Immediate is a trailblazer in building a company around the concept of creating original music for movie marketing. “While we’ll be working mainly with the production music group, the idea is we’ll be interacting across the board, creating cool cover versions of pre-existing songs, freshening up old master recordings and sort of breathing new life into certain…

Industry News
0

You hear a heck of a lot talked about streaming and its impact on the music industry these days. So, here for your enlightenment and entertainment, is a neatly condensed version of what was said… Myth #1: ‘Streaming only benefits established stars.’ “As a major global record label we are keeping an eye on how an artist breaks or develops…

Industry News
0

Kevin Weaver has been promoted to the newly-created post of President, Atlantic Records, West Coast. The Grammy Award-winning exec has been with Atlantic for over two decades, spearheading the label’s success in soundtrack, sync, and visual media. He will collaborate with all of Atlantic’s departments, overseeing a diversity of Los Angeles-based artist development projects and working closely with Atlantic’s expanding…

Industry News
0

Trashing others in your scene isn’t hurting their rep, it’s hurting yours. Stay positive. Surround yourself with positive people. People don’t want to be around negativity. Be a positive presence in your scene. If you get into the habit of trash talking, you’ll bad mouth the wrong person and it will come back to bite you in the ass. The…

1 2 3 4 168