CATEGORY: MUSIC BUSINESS

Full List Of MTV VMA Nominees 2018, Fan Voting Open Now: Cardi B and The Carters Lead Nominees

MTV's 2018 Video Music Awards will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Monday, Aug. 20th at 9:00 p.m....



Study Reveals Challenges Facing All Musicians

Making a living as a musician has never been regarded as one of the easier careers out there, and things don't appear to be...


As Apple Music ‘Passes’ Spotify, Remember That Apple’s Strength Is Also Its Weakness

The typical headline goes something like this: Apple Music Passes Spotify In The US. Along with ignoring that Spotify still leads in the US...


Tom Sarig On The Rediscovered Power Of An Indie Label [Podcast]

Here Tom Sarig, music industry veteran and founder of the AntiFragile Music label as well as running the Esther Creative group, discusses the power...


Your Three Communities, Part 1: Your Super Fans

Building community is the best rewarding way to build an engaged fanbase. Amanda Palmer's crowdfunding efforts earned her $2.8 million from her community of...


Former Billboard CEO Accused Of Sexiual Harrasment, Hiding Misconduct Of Others

Ousted Billboard, Spin and Hollywood Reporter CEO John Amato was reportedly pushed out earlier this month after an internal investigation uncovered allegations of sexual...


CD Baby’s Kevin Breuner On August’s DIY Musician Conference 2018

Kevin Breuner Of CD Baby joins Michael Brandvold on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to talk about the 4th annual DIY Musician Conference being...


Performance Rights Disputes: What They Are And What Causes Them?

As old as recorded music itself, disputes over ownership have permeated the music industry for decades. Luckily the advancement of technology has made it...


MON. BRIEF: Sony Challenges Kesha Ruling • Billboard CEO Misconduct Allegations • Sony/ATV, Elvis Musical Partner

MONDAY 7.16.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Last Week In Music Commentary

This week commentators from the music industry weighed in on the shift from ownership to access in the world of music consumption, why change...