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Bill Werde named Director of the Bandier Program at Syracuse University - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/03/2018

Bill Werde, former Editorial Director of Billboard and Associate Editor of Rolling Stone, has been named Director of the Bandier Program for Music Business and the Entertainment I

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Kobalt signs Steve Angello to worldwide recordings deal - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/03/2018

Kobalt has signed a multi-faceted worldwide label services deal with famed DJ and producer, Steve Angello. The signing offers Angello a range of services including digital and phy

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Six Questions With... Malcolm Gerrie of Whizz Kid Entertainment

Last updated: 10/02/2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Six Questions With..., a weekly short and sharp interview with a live music figure. Email jhanley@nbmedia.com if you would like to take part or rec

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Warner Music Had Its Most Successful Quarter In 14 Years

Last updated: 10/01/2018

The recorded music industry has only recently gotten back on its feet after plummeting to half of its former peak. Streaming seems to have picked up the slack though, and Warner Mu

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The Beach Boys' Mike Love Remembers Glen Campbell: 'I've Never Met a More Talented Person'

Last updated: 10/01/2018

The Beach Boys' Mike Love paid tribute to his friend and former collaborator Glen Campbell, following the country music icon's death on Tuesday at the age of 81, fondly remembering

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Big Gigantic Wants Your Help to Raise $50k to Build a Digital Recording Lab for Colorado Youth

Last updated: 09/30/2018

Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken of Big Gigantic performs on the Sahara Stage during day 1 of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on Apr

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'Empire': The Story Behind Season 4's Emotional Prince Tribute

Last updated: 09/30/2018

The fourth episode of the season will see Jamal (Jussie Smollett) and Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) perform a rendition of the late pop star's "Let's Go Crazy." The music of Prince is

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As SoundCloud, valued at $300m, books an uncertain future... could a major label have rescued it? - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 09/29/2018

SoundCloud is about to be saved in the nick of time by a pair of investment funds – but the details of the deal, revealed today by MBW, have left some who rely on the platform de

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"Doing the same old thing didn't appeal": Inside Enter Shikari's bold new album campaign

Last updated: 09/28/2018

Earlier this week, UK electro-rock band Enter Shikari announced details of their highly-anticipated new album,The Spark, which is set to be released on September 22 on Play It Aga

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Harry Styles helps push Sony Music revenues up 11%, as downloads claim just 13% of firm's sales - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 09/27/2018

Sony’s record labels turned over 38.44bn Yen ($346m) from streaming in the three months to end of June, working out at approximately $3.8m per day. In real Japanese Yen terms, t

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