MUSIC BUSINESS NEW

This is a collection of relevant music industry news that has been aggregated from trade publications and various other media outlets. Each post contains highlights and simple commentary based on the original story.

Music festivals go upscale and corporate

When music festivals first started, gatherings at Woodstock in the US, and the UK’s Isle of Wight and Glastonbury were countercultural affairs imbued with a hippy spirit. Read more ...
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Sony’s New Real-Time Royalties App

Sony Music Entertainment has begun rolling out an app that will allow its artists to see where their royalties and revenue are coming from, in real time. It will also provide ...
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Who Books Concerts? 

“As record sales have evaporated over the last decade and a half, and streaming-service revenue has thus far failed to make up the difference, musicians (especially up-and-coming ...
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