Articles about music industry


Apple has bought music analytics startup Asaii

Last updated: 10/18/2018

Music-analytics startup Asaii is shutting down this month because it has been acquired by Apple. The deal has been confirmed to Music Ally by the company’s first investor. “As...

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BMI Files Rate Court Action Against Concert Promoters

Last updated: 10/18/2018

BMI has filed against the North American Concert Promoters Association (NACPA) in the U.S. Rate Court.  The performing rights organization  says it has been negotiating with...

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"We are delighted": SACEM expands publishing partnerships with Music Sales agreement

Last updated: 10/18/2018

SACEM has today (October 15) agreed a new partnership with global independent music publisher Music Sales in a multi-territory mandate for digital licensing of its...

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BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify line-up unveiled

Last updated: 10/18/2018

The line-up of artists and key industry figures has been unveiled for the inaugural BBC Music Introducing hosts Amplify event at London ExCel next month. Marking a decade of...

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What You Need to Know About Being an A&R

Last updated: 10/17/2018

How exactly to you break into the competitive world of A&R? Experienced Artist and Repertoire vet Dante Ross ruminates on the process to become a tastemaker with real power in...

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Malcolm Dunbar upped to global president in PledgeMusic shake-up

Last updated: 10/16/2018

Direct-to-consumer platform PledgeMusic has announced a major management revamp in the wake of CEO Dominic Pandiscia leaving the company. Respected London-based co-founder...

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PledgeMusic Reorganizes After Late Payment Problems

Last updated: 10/16/2018

PledgeMusic is reorganizing its executive team after months of payment problems. As we reported last week, CEO Dominic Pandiscia has stepped down. Now company executives are...

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Warner buys Spinnin' Records in $100m+ deal - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/16/2018

MBWtold you back in May that some of the business’s most powerful companies were battling to acquire Dutch dance label Spinnin’ Records for mega-money – and now, we have a...

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Music Industry Will Hit $41 Billion By 2030 According to New Goldman Sachs Report

Last updated: 10/14/2018

The global recorded music industry will grow into a nearly $41 billion behemoth by 2030, thanks largely to the growth of streaming, according to Goldman Sachs analyst Lisa Yang...

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Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold and Grizzly Bear Discuss the State of the Music Industry

Last updated: 10/14/2018

Fleet Foxes recently returned with Crack-Up—their first album in six years. Grizzly Bear just released Painted Ruins—their first album in five years. Robin Pecknold sat down...

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