Concord Record Music – Streaming Manager (UK) – Music Business Worldwide

Streaming Manager – Concord Recorded Music UKConcord is looking to employ a full time Streaming Manager for its recorded music division in our London office.Concord is the independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition and management of recorded music, music publishing and theatrical performance rights. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London, and […]

Fergus McCreadie's 'Forest Floor' revealed as winner of Scottish Album of the Year Award – Creative Scotland

Published: 21 Oct 2022 Fergus McCreadie, image by Cameron BrisbaneWWW.SAYAWARD.COM#SAYawardThe Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award – Scotland’s National Music Prize – announced Fergus McCreadie’s ‘Forest Floor’ as the winner of the coveted title and £20,000 prize at the exclusive Ceremony in The Albert Halls, Stirling on 20 October 2022.In the award’s 11th year, Cocteau Twins were also recognised, picking […]

The music industry needs a new format | Music Industry Blog – Music Industry Blog

Non-DSP streaming was one of – arguably the – differences between steady growth and stellar growth for the music business in 2021. With three billion dollars of retail revenues in 2021, non-DSP has quickly become a key source of revenue, but not without bringing its own set of challenges. Music rightsholders have been criticised in the past, including by MIDiA, […]

TikTok parent ByteDance aims to challenge Spotify, Apple with music-streaming growth – MarketWatch

TikTok parent ByteDance Ltd. has begun talks with music labels about expanding its music-streaming service globally to compete with industry leaders including Spotify Technology SA SPOT, -3.61%, according to people with the discussions.Significant hurdles remain in the negotiations, the people said, but China-based ByteDance wants the service to eventually be integrated within TikTok and to serve as a major platform for […]

Ed Sheeran’s unreleased music stolen and sold online by hacker – Evening Standard

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran (PA/Hannah McKay) computer hacker who stole unreleased songs by Ed Sheeran and leaked them online in exchange for BitCoin has been jailed.Adrian Kwiatkowski, 23, broke into the cloud-based accounts of dozens of musicians, obtaining a cache of unaired songs including two of Sheeran’s tracks and 12 songs by US rapper Lil Uzi […]

Taylor Swift's New Album. Netflix's Recovery. YouTube Music's Big Push. – Bloomberg

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MIDiA music forecasts: the new era of growth – Music Industry Blog

MIDiA has just published its latest music forecasts, available to clients in full here. Here are some of the highlights.2021 was a huge year for the recorded music business with retail values up 23% to reach $51.9 billion (retail values include masters, publishing, and retailers / DSPs). Label trade revenue was up 20% to reach $22.9 […]