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Music Memberships: Future-Proofing Your Music Sales Strategy

Music Marketing Manifesto

As more and more musicians recognize the importance of developing sustainable sales models, they face a unique challenge: balancing the need for brand growth through streaming with the potential for reduced sales revenue. Streaming has become a dominant force in music consumption, and while it plays a crucial role in brand development, it can also…

Is TikTok Getting Banned? White House Says Biden Will Sign Tough TikTok Bill Currently in Congress

Digital Music News

As the music industry fights TikTok over licensing, the White House says Biden will sign the bill currently in Congress that would effectively ban the app in the United States. The White House says President Biden will support the bill currently in Congress that would effectively ban TikTok, the short-form video app owned by Chinese […]

West Virginia University presents: The Music Business and Industry Conference
My Buckhannon

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University School of Music will host its inaugural Music Business and Industry Conference (“MBIC”) on Saturday April 13, 2024, featuring an action-packed day of specialized workshops and a powerful roster of visiting industry professionals…

TikTok-Universal Music Group dispute: An opportunity for rookies?

Asia News Network
Universal Music Group has pulled music created by its artists and songwriters from TikTok beginning February, as their licensing agreement had expired. This move comes in an effort by UMG to help its artists and songwriters attain fair compensation from TikTok…

MU Responds to Increase in US Visa Fees

The Musicians’ Union
The MU is disappointed to learn that US Visa fees are on the rise yet again. The final decision, made by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will affect the future of US touring for large groups and orchestras…

Why marketers are not deterred by TikTok’s uncertain future


TikTok is gobbling up more and more ad dollars, poised for another serious gain this year, even in light of its latest bouts of turbulence.

This week, the House of Representatives is working to fast-track a vote on yet another TikTok ban …

Opulous announces AI tool for streaming royalties

Music In Africa
Digital music platform Opulous has announced that it will be rolling out Opulous AI, a new financial tool that predicts future royalties across all digital streaming platforms…

Clarifying the copyright conflict between Universal Music Group and TikTok
The Cavalier Daily
Universal Music Group and TikTok have failed to renew their music licensing deal, resulting in UMG pulling its artist’s music from the app …

President Biden on TikTok forced-sale bill: ‘If they pass it, I’ll sign it’

Music Ally

How serious a headache is the recently-introduced Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act for TikTok? The post President Biden on TikTok forced-sale bill: ‘If they pass it, I’ll sign it’ appeared first on Music Ally. …

Instagram beats TikTok user growth for the first time in 4 years

According to data from Sensor Tower, Instagram surpassed TikTok in new app downloads last year for the first time since 2020, making it the most downloaded app globally…

Here’s who won at the 2024 Music P.E.I. Awards

Music Industry News

… in Classical/Jazz Music – Sirens Choral Association Inc … Achievement in World Music – Tiffany Liu. Music P.E.I … – Chris Roumbanis. CYMBA Music Publishing Live Music Production Professional of the … – Jenn Grant. Holland College Musician of the Year – Hannah … …