UMG, Sony, WMG, Spotify Join ‘Black Out Tuesday’ Music Industry Protest: #TheShowMustBePaused

UPDATED: Spotify, Columbia Records, Warner Music Group, Capitol Music Group, and associated labels along with artists including Quincy Jones are among those joining a growing grassroots music industry campaign to. Continue reading

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Entertainment Business Recovery Economics: Bounce Forward Not Back [MARK MULLIGAN]

Music and entertainment industry analysts MIDiA look at what the post-lockdown era will look like, new market and audience fundamentals and the resulting risks and opportunities. By Mark Mulligan of. Continue reading

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The Modern Record Label Post COVID-19 and Navigating The Recession

Last week, FastFWD enlisted Mark E Stewart, CEO and Partner at RZ3 Recordings (formally Red Zone Entertainment) and Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO of NUE Agency, LLC to discuss what the record. Continue reading

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UMG Launches Ambitious Def Jam Africa

Universal Music Group has launched Def Jam Africa, an ambitious new label division to service artists from the the vast continent’s burgeoning hip-hop, Afrobeats and trap scenes. The label will. Continue reading

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What’s Next? 5 Music Industry Growth Drivers [MARK MULLIGAN]

Change has always been a constant for the music industry. But given the current upheaval, the pace and direction of that change is taking on a new significance, writes top. Continue reading

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Warner Music Group Launches IPO

Warner Music Group announced the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) on Monday. The third-largest music group had delayed IPO plans in early March at the start of the. Continue reading

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Full Text OF WMG IPO Announcement

Warner Music Group announced its initial public offering on Monday designed to raise $1.6B to $1.8B. Analysis: Warner Music Group Launches Surprise IPO WARNER MUSIC GROUP CORP. ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF. Continue reading

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TUES. BRIEF: WMG Launches IPO • 82% Festival Goers Ready To Return • New StubHub Class Action • More

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Music Biz Cancels 2020 Convention, Takes Program Online

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has canceled its Music Biz 2020 Conference, which was scheduled to be held August 16-19, 2020 in Nashville. A series of online events are planned to keep the Music Biz. Continue reading

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Spotify Combines Artist and Label Marketing, Data Dashboards

Spotify has combined its artist and label data and marketing dashboards to make it easier for artists, marketers, managers, and labels to work together. Teams can now manage and artist’s. Continue reading

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