Today is the last day to save on registration for both SXSW 2016 Music and Interactive. Current rates are $725 and the move up in steps to $895. Just as importantly, you need to register to get a hotel, which sellout quickly. Register now and save here.
SXSW is not cheap, and this Friday 11/20 is the deadline to register for SXSW 2016 Music or Interactive and save. Current rates are $725 and the move up to $895. Just as importantly, you need to register to get a hotel, and they sellout quickly. Register now and save here.
The road to country music stardom may no longer be a one lane highway. A more diverse group were nominated for the 2015 Country Music Association awards, and the big winner was Kentucky bluegrass musician Chris Stapleton. He won three: male artist, new artist and album of the year. By midnight, Stapleton was No. 1 on iTunes.
[UPDATED] SF Music Tech has named its 2015 Startup Innovators Challenge winners. Each will be showcasing when SF Music Tech convenes on November 10th. BTW, if you have not registered, do it right now. Prices go up tonight and you can save by using this link to register. The winners:
Justin Bieber dominated MTV's European Music Awards last night with 5 wins. The show was broadcast on 60 channels globally. Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, and Shawn Mendes also each won EMAs, which are based on more than 500 million fan votes globally.
The International Entertainment Buyers Association convention, which just ended in Nashville, is a place where agents like our sister company Skyline Music and talent buyers come together to do business. IEBA also has a tradition of honoring its own.
The state of the music industry today is such that managers are required to wear a variety of hats and develop unique strategies for different artists. The Future of Music Coalition's upcoming Managers Session panel will be an excellent opportunity to hear from several successful managers in the business and pick up a few tricks of the trade.
The 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards nominations are out and Drake leads the nominations with 12. Big Sean follows with 10, Nicki Minaj has 9 and Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole are tied with eight. Snoop Dogg returns as host of the show which will be taped at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on Oct. 9th.