Is The Music Modernization Act Stifling Industry Innovation?

When the Music Modernization Act passed, many in the industry were concerned about what impact the legislation might have on the creative sector of the music business. Now, some fear. Continue reading

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Spotify Shows ‘Profound Disrespect’ With Promo For Lower Royalty Offer Say Songwriters

Spotify’s recent offer of targeted algorithmic song placement in exchange for a lower royalty rate continues to draw fire. “Spotify’s suggestion to promise more exposure in exchange of lower royalty. Continue reading

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Tower Records Returns with 500,000+ Vinyl, CDs, Cassettes & More Online

Much loved music retailer Tower Records, which closed all of its U.S. physical locations 14 years ago, has returned as an online store. The stores may be gone but Tower. Continue reading

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The Weeknd To Headline Super Bowl Halftime 2021

The Weeknd will be the headliner at the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show on CBS at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. The. Continue reading

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TIDAL Adds Millions Of Master Quality Tracks From WMG

TIDAL has added millions of MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) tracks from Warner Music Group to its Masters catalog. Included in the deak are iconic albums from artists such as The. Continue reading

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Capitol Music Chief Steve Barnett To Retire, New Leadership Named

UMG’s Capitol Music Group longtime Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett will retire at the end of the year after a 50-year career in the music business. Barnett revealed his decision. Continue reading

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2020 UK Music Diversity Report with Christine Osazuwa, Paulette Long OBE, Ammo Talwar MBE

In recognition of Black History Month in the UK, Christine Osazuwa of Warner Music Group spoke with UK Music’s Paulette Long OBE and Ammo Talwar MBE about the state of. Continue reading

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The Good News? The Bad News Is Wrong: Universal Invests In The Future With UMUSIC Hotels Venture

As part of a new project with Dakia U-Ventures, Universal Music Group and the hotel brand are planning to open multiple large music-focused hotels, under the name UMUSIC, which could. Continue reading

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Steve Earle, Bobbie Gentry, Spooner Oldham, More Named To Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Steve Earle, Bobbie Gentry, Kent Blazy, Brett James and Spooner Oldham have been announced as the inductees for the 2020 class of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. “This year. Continue reading

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Travis Scott, J Balvin, McDonald’s and The Power Of Smart Music Marketing

From Travis Scott’s special Cactus Jack Meal to a partnership with reggaton star J Blavin, fast food giant McDonald’s is successfully using music to drive its brand forward. By Laura. Continue reading

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