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.
The Billboard Touring Conference & Awards is all about the live music industry. In its 12th year, the conference features programming and a forum for promoters, producers, agents, managers, venues, sponsors, marketers, production professionals, merchandisers, digital music, ticketing and all touring-related businesses.
Pretty much everyone involved in the music the music industry is aware of Austin's annual SXSW, but they may not be as familiar with SXSW V2V, a festival which focuses on the development of startups and entrepreneurial skills. Included here is a breakdown of the three music-related startups of particular note.
Today is the last day to get discount pricing to CD Baby's inaugural DIY Musician Conference. The DIY Musician Conference will take place October 23 - 25, at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago.
CD Baby will host its inaugural DIY Musician Conference in Chicago, IL this fall. The DIY Musician Conference will take place Friday, October 23 through Sunday, October 25, at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago.
Hypebot will host our fifth Los Angeles meetup for readers to have a conversation with like-minded peers. You are invited to gather for drinks on Thursday, July 23 from 6:30 to 9:30PM at Village Idiot. Space is limited – RSVP below!
The granddaddy of music business conferences, Midem, has become less popular, hurt by shrinking traditional music companies and the growth of startups better served by tech gatherings. But one old school conference shifted gears leaidng to impressive growth. Music Biz conference attendance was up 40% last year.