Kobalt Founder Willard Ahdritz Shifts From CEO To Chairman

Kobalt Music Group founder Willard Ahdritz is stepping down from his post as CEO and into a new role as Chairman. Ahdritz will be succeeded by Laurent Hubert with the. Continue reading

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Views May Vary: How Formats Impact Music Marketing Across Social Media

While digital marketing brings us a number of important freedoms, it also brings with it certain limitations when it comes to marketing. Thumbnail dimensions now govern how consumers engage with. Continue reading

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AWAL Inks Juicebox Recordings, Franc Moody, Joe Hertz

AWAL has signed new deals with artists Franc Moody and Joe Hertz and their label Juicebox Recordings. The deal will leverage AWAL's distribution and marketing for the Juicebox’s artist roster. Continue reading

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When We Sleep Where Do Our Royalties Go? [VIDEO]

Despite numerous advancements in payment tech, it can still take ages for songwriters to see a penny of their earned revenue, and so AWAL, AMRA and Kobalt are teaming up. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: Akon Launches Label • AWAL + Proper • Indies Score At Country Radio • More

In this new edition of Business Of Indie, Akon and Motown Veteran Kedar Massenburg launch the Akonik Label Group, AWAL expands its deal for physical distribution with Proper, indie labels. Continue reading

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Building Your Dream Team: The Creative Director

In this edition of Building Your Dream Team, AWAL breaks down the who, what, when, where, and why of the creative director and why, in a world where we are. Continue reading

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Kobalt’s AWAL Expands Artist Marketing Team With VP Hire

AWAL, Kobalt’s red hot label services and recordings company, has hired Thomas Fiss as VP of Strategic Marketing, North America. Based in Los Angeles, Fiss will oversee multichannel marketing, which. Continue reading

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How To Set Up A Successful Music Marketing Campaign

In this fourth of AWAL's five part Decoded series on how to effectively allocate money in your music career, we dig into the process behind setting up your next music. Continue reading

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Kobalt Is Now A Next Generation Major Label In The Making [Mark Mulligan]

"Kobalt has been the poster child for the changing of the guard in the music business," writes MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan. But it's on a path to become much more. Continue reading

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Kobalt Is Raising Another $100 Million Funding Round

Music services and music publishing company Kobalt is raising a new round of funding that could top $100 million.  The new funding comes just a year after Kobalt closed a. Continue reading

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