Articles about music industry


Why Musicians Like Nadine Shah Are Backing This Mental Health Service

Last updated: 12/06/2018

It's established fact that working in the music industry brings with it its own set of unique challenges. "Can Music Make You Sick?", a study commissioned by charity Help...

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Apple Music reportedly tops 56m subscribers, up 6m in the past six months - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 12/05/2018

Apple Music continues to grow its subscriber base around the world – but it’s not adding enough each month to cause Spotify too many sleepless nights. In May, Apple CEO Tim...

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Warner's FY recorded music revenues soar above $3bn for first time in over 10 years - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 12/05/2018

Warner Music Group’s annual recorded music revenues topped $3bn in the 12 months to end of September – its biggest sales haul for over a decade. The firm is set to post its...

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Archie Davis joins RCA Records as SVP, Marketing and launches JV label Six Course Music Group - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 12/04/2018

Archie Davis has been appointed SVP, Marketing at RCA Records. In addition to his appointment, RCA has entered into a new joint venture label with Davis (pictured) entitled Six...

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'It's a testament to hard work': Paloma Faith toasts her first No.1 album

Last updated: 12/04/2018

Paloma Faith has shared her joy at securing her first No.1 in the UK Albums Chart. The singer's fourth album The Architect, released via RCA, sold 39,544 copies to pip Sam...

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Facebook's Jess Keeley-Carter Joins WMG As SVP Global Digital Marketing

Last updated: 12/03/2018

Warner Music Group has named Jess Keeley-Carter as SVP of Global Digital Marketing, Recorded Music. Keeley-Carter was previously at Facebook, where she oversaw Label...

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'We are hopefully one step closer to ending these malicious practices': Ticketing insiders back Google's resale clampdown

Last updated: 12/03/2018

Google's push for secondary ticketing transparency has been backed as good news for customers by Twickets founder Richard Davies. It was announced on Wednesday that ticket...

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International Charts Analysis: Taylor Swift dominates around the globe

Last updated: 12/02/2018

With Eminem's rumoured new album Revival failing to drop on Friday (17th), Taylor Swift continued to rule the digital roost, with her sixth studio album Reputation remaining...

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Why Spotify needs to up its game outside of Europe and the Americas (and is making big bets to do so) - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 12/01/2018

The MBW Review offers our take on some of the music biz’s biggest recent goings-on. This time, we think over the possibilities for Spotify outside of its core territories of...

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund buys 37.5% stake in the music catalog of Chic co-founder Bernard Edwards - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 12/01/2018

Hipgnosis Songs Fund has acquired a 37.5% interest in the Bernard Edwards music catalog. Edwards is best known for his partnership with Nile Rodgers, together founding Chic in...

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