Hit Producer, Musician Narada Michael Walden on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Narada Michael Walden is an Emmy and multi-Grammy winner including wons for Producer, Album and Song of The Year. This week he visits co-hosts Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on. Continue reading

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Ringing in the new year with some top-notch articles from the music industry, some of out most well read pieces this week included a look at Google's rumored purchase of. Continue reading

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SESAC Sold To Blackstone, A Private Equity Firm Known For Leveraged Buyouts, Credit Default Swaps

U.S. music performing rights and rights management organization SESAC has been acquired by one the country's biggest private equity and investment groups, Blackstone. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Blame Game Begins After Disastrous Mariah Carey New Year’s Eve Performance

Mariah Carey's manager has taken event producer dick clark productions to task in the wake of a glitch-ridden performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest in. Continue reading

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Anti-YouTube Crusader Elton John Partners With YouTube

Already an artist with a long history of flip-flopping on what the web's role in the music business should be Elton John, recently a vocal opponent of YouTube, has announced. Continue reading

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Forbes’ Top Earning Women In Music 2015 [Taylor Swift Is Not #1!]

A new musicians top 10 earnings list is out, and this time its the women of music who got the once over from Forbes' army of calculator jockeys.  Love 'em or. Continue reading

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CHANGES @ Ole • NYU’s Steinhardt School • ICM • Genius • ASCAP • A2IM • APA • More

There were CHANGES across the music business spectrum last week including inpublishing, education, booking agencies, trade groups, media and more.  Here's the latest lowdown:

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Music Publishing News Roundup 6.1.15: BM! vs. Pandora, Paul Williams, Sony/ATV Signings

BMI vs. Pandora Judge Louis Stanton backs his decision to award BMI 2.5% of Pandora's revenue, ASCAP President Paul Williams was awarded the PRS for Music Special International Award, and Sony/ATV. Continue reading

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ReverbNation Partners With SESAC, Announces CONNECT Artist Development Incubator

ReverbNation was among the first online companies to attract and serve a large numbers of developing artists.  They've continued to add new products and innovate, but are now testing the potential. Continue reading

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Universal Music Launches Lawsuit Against Companies Distributing Mixtapes To Prisoners

Universal Music filed a complaint with the US district court in California against companies advertising and distributing care packages to prisoners that include unauthorized mixtapes of their artists in 40. Continue reading

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