Articles about music industry


"There needs to be a lot more females in the top tier": Annie Mac, Emily Eavis and more on why diversity and equality matter

Last updated: 07/21/2018

In the new edition of Music Week, we asked top names in the biz – from Lyor Cohen, Dua Lipa and Nile Rodgers to Max Lousada and JAE5 – one massive question: What’s the one

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34 Years On The Road: The Economics Of Mid Tier Touring

Last updated: 07/21/2018

Music industry veteran David Lowery the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven shares important advice with up-and-coming musicians about the realities of life on the road, and mak

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'They are going to bring a whole new energy': Simon Cowell unveils the new X Factor judging panel

Last updated: 07/21/2018

Simon Cowell has backed judges Louis Tomlinson and the husband and wife duo of Robbie Williams and Ayda Field to "bring a whole new energy" to The X Factor, with auditions for its

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Universal Music Group expands into Nigeria with new HQ led by Ezegozie Eze Jr. - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 07/20/2018

Universal Music Group is significantly expanding in Western Africa, launching a new office under the Universal Music Nigeria brand in Lagos. Universal Music Nigeria will be led by

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'Stop rewarding ego': How top music industry names would change the biz

Last updated: 07/20/2018

What’s the one thing you would change about the music industry? It’s a big question, and one that’s never too far from the thoughts of many in the business. Issues including

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'I'm very proud': Emma Banks on winning the MITs Award 2018

Last updated: 07/19/2018

Legendary agent and co-head of CAA Emma Banks will pick up the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award later this year. While there have been two previous female winners in the aw

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‘Solo’ Composer John Powell Reveals His Process for Tackling a ‘Star Wars’ Movie

Last updated: 07/19/2018

At about the time that John Williams was conducting the world premiere of his “Adventures of Han” theme Wednesday night with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, his “Solo: A Star

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'He has impeccable creative instincts': Darcus Beese to head up Island Records US

Last updated: 07/19/2018

After almost 30 years at Island Records in the UK, Darcus Beese is heading to the US to head up the American label. Beese, one of the best-known and most respected British label e

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Island Records Names Darcus Beese President

Last updated: 07/19/2018

British music executive Darcus Beese will ascend to the role of Island Records President, parent company Universal Music Group announced today. As previously reported, he’ll suc

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Sevyn Streeter And Karen Civil Gave Us All The Real At Summit21

Last updated: 07/17/2018

We recently hosted our very own summit in Atlanta, Georgia, and it was nothing short of amazing. The summit held 1,200 women over the span of two days, with glorious speakers, cont

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