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Mip Founder Bernard Chevry Dies at 96

Bernard Chevry, the founder of international TV markets MipTV and Mipcom, has died at 96. A statement from Reed Midem, the company Chevry created to organize such industry events, called the French exec a “visionary.” Created by Chevry in 1963, MipTV was the first international market for TV rights-trading, becoming the key annual event of […]
Tags: News, Global, Obituaries, Cannes, MIPTV, Reed Midem, Mipcom, Midem, Bernard Chevry, Chevry

Midem Adds Marsha Vlasic , Rebecca León Keynotes

Midem has added keynotes with Rebeca León, themanager of  Juanes, Rosalía, J. Balvin and Marsha Vlasic, agent to Neil Young, Elvis Costello, PJ Harvey for its 53rd conference, June 4-7 in Cannes. León, CEO and Co-Founder of Lionfish Entertainment and Vlasic, President of Artists Group International, will join a list of powerhouse women speaking at this year’s event. “We are so honored to welcome both Rebeca and Marsha, two leading executives shaking up the way business is done and push...
Tags: Music, Bruce Houghton, Harvey, Midem, Marsha, Rebeca, Leila Cobo, Alexandre Deniot, Marsha Vlasic, Rebeca Leon, Marsha Vlasic Rebecca León Keynotes, Juanes Rosalía J Balvin, Neil Young Elvis Costello, Vlasic President of Artists Group International, J Balvin Juanes, Rosalía Rebeca

Revelator Launches Artists Wallet To Enable Real-Time Royalty Payments

Multi-territorial music rights administrator Revelat or has launched Artist Wallet, a mobile copyright app that uses smart contracts technology to turn future receivables into instant royalty payments. Slow, delayed and inaccurate distribution of royalty payments have long afflicted the entertainment industry.   Using Artist Wallet, when a song is streamed online or played on the radio, rights holders are notified directly on their mobile device, and can access and cash out the...
Tags: Music, Finland, Cannes, Bruce Houghton, Midem, TEOSTO, Revelat, Bruno Guez, Ano Sirppiniemi CDO

Midemlab Offers Look At Music Tech's Best New Startups

Global music industry convention MIDEM has named its 2019 Midemlab nominees. Designed to honor the 20 best new music tech startups, Midemlab 2019 received 177 submissions from 45 countries.   Previous participants in the contest include Soundcloud, the Echo Nest (acquired by Spotify), and BandPage (acquired by YouTube). 2018 winner, Asaii, was acquired by Apple just 4 months after their Midemlab participation and Skoove, also finalists last year, recently rai...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, UK, Big Data, France, Singapore, Spain, Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Soundcloud, Abbey Road Red, Bruce Houghton, Jeff Liebenson, Midem

BUSINESS OF INDIE: IMPEL Names CEO • AIM @ Midem • Bandcamp To Press Vinyl • Position Signs Franti • More

In this new edition of the Business Of Indie , IMPEL (Independent Music Publishers’ E-Licensing Collective) names a CEO, AIM shares discount passes and its Hack Midem Academy, Bandcamp takes the risk out of pressing vinyl for indie artists and labels. Michael Franti signs with Position Music and much, much more news from the wild and wonderful world of independent music. Like Hypebot's More News  section,  The Business Of Indie  is nestled under its own  Indie tab at the top of ...
Tags: Music, Diy, Music Industry, Aim, Indie, Musicians, Music Business, Music Tech, Musician, Bruce Houghton, Bandcamp, Michael Franti, Midem, Impel, Diy Musicians, Independent Labels

Midem Names Artist Accelerator Finalists 2019 From Record Number of Entries

Midem has announced the finalists for its 2019 Artist Accelerator competition after a record number of submissions, including from 24 new countries. The event, which is this year presented by label and distribution company Amuse, will see artists receiving access to professional mentoring and networking, including free legal consulting by the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers and data analytics from David Weiszfeld, founder & CEO of French company Soundcharts. Finalists w...
Tags: Music, Japan, UK, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya, Denmark, Anya, Sony Music Entertainment, Riviera, Cannes, Bruce Houghton, Mullally, United Talent Agency, Cannes France, Midem

MIDEM Announces U.S. Pavilion

MIDEM 2019  will host a U.S. Pavilion during its 53rd annual convention in association with AIMP, A2IM, Women In Music, Music Managers Forum-US, and others in Cannes, France, June 4-7. Access to the U.S. pavilion allows badge holders to more easily schedule and host meetings with international labels, publishers, distributors and attendees. The U.S. Pavilion will provide a central location to congregate, schedule meetings, host special programming, events, performances and happy hours. ...
Tags: Music, US, Bruce Houghton, Midem, Midemlab, Mathew Daniel, Cannes France June

Midem Names Midemlab Music Startup Competition Jury, Submission Deadline Nears

International music industry convention Midem has unveiled its jury for this year’s Midemlab music startup competition. Sponsored by Deezer and Recochoku,Midemlab showcases the most promising international music-related startups offering fresh opportunities to the music sector. The competition provides finalists with valuable exposure to industry decision-makers and potential investors. Previous participants have raised millions of dollars in funding including Soundcloud, The Echo Nest (ac...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Music, UK, France, Pandora, Deezer, Atom Factory, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Jeff Liebenson, Germany Germany, Midem, BandPage, Alexander Holland, Colleen Theis

How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams [Emily White]

EXCLUSIVE ADVANCE LOOK: Emily White has deep first hand knowledge of how to build a sustainable music career from her years an an artist manager, consultant and more. She's shared some of that knowledge from the stages of countless conferences including MIDEM and SXSW and in a Billboard cover story. Her new book, , brings all of that knowledge together in a single volume. "The modern music industry is, in theory, great for artists. However, there are very few who know how to build a ...
Tags: Music, Sxsw, Emily White, Bruce Houghton, George Howard, Midem, Adrian Buckmaster, SXSW Midem

Mobile Music Streaming In China: A Vibrant Industry In A Tough Market

As the Chinese company Tencent Music Entertainment preps for their initial public offering, Robert Lyon takes a moment to look more closely at the country's digital music industry, and what the rest of us can learn from Tencent's success in such a challenging market. _____________________________ Guest post by Robert Lyon, Music Law, from the Berklee College of Music, Music Business Journal “The future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed” William Gibson, science fic...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Congress, China, US, Pandora, Guest Post, Edinburgh University, Alibaba, Tencent, Brazil, William Gibson, Baidu, Ascap, William Morris

AM BRIEF: Supremes Eye Apple App Store Fees • Cassette Revival • Midem Latin Confab • More

WEDNESDAY 11.28. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Bruce Houghton, Midem

WED. BRIEF: Supremes Eye Apple App Store Fees • Cassette Revival • Midem Latin Confab • More

WEDNESDAY 11.28. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Bruce Houghton, Midem

$400M Apple Shazam Acquisition, 200K Verified Spotify Artists, More Stats Shaping Today's Music Business

 [UPDATED] A look at some key music business numbers that are shaping the direction of the industry, including Apple's 400 million dollar acquisition of Shazam, 200,000 verified users on Spotify for Artists and more. _________________________ Guest post by Brant David  for Midem As autumn starts to glow, so do exciting events in the global music industry. Apple’s acquisition of Shazam, Spotify figures and more featured in our latest round-up. $400 million USD is how much Apple sh...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, UK, Southeast Asia, Eu, Pandora, Thailand, Guest Post, Streaming, Aeg, James Martin, Daniel Ek, Bangkok, Shazam, Music Business

$400M Apple Shazam Acquisition, 20K Verified Spotify Artists and More Stats Shaping Today's Music Business

With autumn now upon us, we look at some key music business numbers that are shaping the direction of the industry, including Apple's 400 million dollar acquisition of Shazam, 20,000 verified users on Spotify for Artists and more. _________________________ Guest post by James Martin of Midem As autumn starts to glow, so do exciting events in the global music industry. Apple’s acquisition of Shazam, Spotify figures and more featured in our latest round-up. $400 million USD is how m...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, UK, Southeast Asia, Eu, Pandora, Thailand, Guest Post, Streaming, Aeg, James Martin, Daniel Ek, Bangkok, Shazam, Music Business

What It's Like To Be An Artist Today - Ryan Leslie, Emma McGann, Black Coffee, More

Here a variety of different artists and managers working within the Midem hub recount what it's like to be operating in the music business today, and how changes in technology have effected so many aspects of the industry. _____________________________ Guest post via Midem Artists and managers play a huge part in making global music conference Midem a dynamic hub, buzzing with creativity and business know-how, and this year some of them get the chance to recount what it is like to be...
Tags: Music, UK, Beyonce, Africa, Guest Post, Ryan Leslie, Music Business, Music Tech, Live & Touring, Indie Labels, Midem, Annabella Coldrick, Juan Paz, Yemi Alade, Disruptive Multimedia, Emma McGann

Independent artists reclaim the music industry as services add 20,000 tracks every day

The internet has made it possible for anyone to put their music out in front of the world to almost 8 billion people instantly, and artists are making the most of it. In the past 10 years music has been transforming massively and the power is back with the people in a way like never before. Thanks to services, like our own which we are incredibly proud of, anyone can put their music on all of the world’s top streaming services and download stores which are now the main way people listen to a...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Digital, Download, Online, Industry, Artists, Indie, Streaming, Stores, Stream, Daniel Ek, Cannes, Independent, Digital Music News, Napster

Midem 2018 Attendance Up 9%, 50% Off Peak, 2019 Dates Set

Midem attendance  for 2018 was up by 9% over last year, according to organizers Reed Midem. The global music industry conference, which was held June 5-8 in Cannes, France, hosted 4800 delegates from 80 countries. Despite the rise, Midem 2018 attendance was less than half of 2001, when just over 10,000 delegates registered. Even in 2015, 5500 made the trip to Cannes.   Still signs of music industry optimism were everywhere.  Midem CEO Alexandre Deniot “The global music indu...
Tags: Music, Cannes, Music Business, Conventions & Awards, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Reed Midem, Cannes France, Midem, Midemlab, Alexandre Deniot, Denoit, High Potential Markets Programme, Cannes Debuting

MIDEM: Five Things Attendees Were Talking About

The MIDEM conference, held in Cannes, France on June 5 through 8, gathered several thousand international music professionals for four days of panel discussions on many of the issues facing the industry today. Delegations from as far away as Africa and China attended with an eye (and ear) to reach key decision makers from record […]
Tags: News, China, Africa, Snapchat, Bmg, Concord, Scooter Braun, Cannes France, Midem, Cary Sherman, Dina LaPolt, Neil Jacobson

Music Biz Challenges and Lessons: Read RIAA Chief Cary Sherman’s MIDEM Speech

Cary Sherman, who has served as chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for seven years, after a 20-year tenure at the trade association, is retiring at the end of 2018 to be succeeded by Mitch Glazer. But before exiting his post, Sherman, a veteran lawyer, took a moment to address […]
Tags: News, Riaa, Sherman, Midem, Mitch Glazer, Cary Sherman, Recording Industry Association of America RIAA

Facebook Is Hoping To Bring The Fun Back To Music

This week, Facebook announced its first set of features that build on recent music licensing deals. The offering focuses on using music to add context to social experiences, says MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan, with some very intriguing possibilities going forward.  _______________________________   By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry Blog Facebook has announced its long mooted move into music. As widely anticipated the service offering focuses on using music to add c...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Japan, Instagram, Youtube, Social Media, Guest Post, Dubsmash, Facebook Live, Music Business, Napster, Mark Mulligan, Kakao Corp

How To Pretend You're At Global Music Conference MIDEM

Midem, the only truly global music industry conference, began today through Thursday in Cannes, France.  Here's how you can follow all the action from the comfort of your home or office. Courtesy of Midem: Watch Midem 2018 live  Facebook Live:  They will be streaming all keynotes here, June 5-7, between 17.00-19.00 A video series will present a Day in the Midem life of the biggest stars of the show Full conference videos will be uploaded from Cannes, so you can watch them on...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Cannes, Music Business, Conventions & Awards, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Cannes France, Midem, MAA, Midem Artist Accelerator IMA

AM BRIEF: Midem Day 1 • MusiCares Indie Investigation • Bandsintown + CMT • More

TUESDAY 6.5.18 Music Business News From Around The Web   Updated continuously under our More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Midem

As the Music Industry Gathers at MIDEM, a Look at Who’s Leading in International

If there were a trophy for head-scratcher of the year, it would have to go to the Grammys for not giving Record or Song of the Year to “Despacito.” Nearly any grade-schooler or grandma would avow this was the hit of 2017, even if they couldn’t necessariily cite the stats about the Luis Fonsi track […]
Tags: News, Ed Sheeran, Midem, Camila Cabello, Luis Fonsi

Why Music Data Shouldn't Drive 100% Of Decisions

In this interview, James Martin of Midem speaks with Sam Hill, Director of Digital Marketing at BMG UK, about his job, advice he'd give to those starting in the music industry, where he thinks the music industry is headed, and why he doesn't think data should drive 100% of decisions. _________________________ Guest post by James Martin from Midem's Music Industry Insights Sam Hill is Director of Digital Marketing at BMG UK, and is as such responsible for artist online campaigns, ad...
Tags: Music, Guest Post, Kylie Minogue, James Martin, Cannes, Bmg, Digital Marketing, Music Business, Music Tech, Digital Music, Major Labels, Sam Hill, Rick Astley, Midem, Publishing & Songwriting, BMG UK

Smokey Robinson Gives Moving Defense Of Artists Rights At Hearing Over Music Modernization Act

Singer songwriter Smokey Robinson too the stage in a somewhat different capacity recently to act as a moving and powerful advocate for artists' rights, delivering a passionate defense to the Senate Judiciary Committee as they deliberate on the Music Modernization Act. _____________________________ Guest post Chris Castle of Music Technology Policy Smokey Robinson is one of the best witnesses for artist rights.  Mr. Robinson was on stage yesterday in the clinch at the Senate Judiciary...
Tags: Music, Congress, America, Guest Post, Smokey Robinson, Bernie Sanders, Music Business, Digital Music, Major Labels, Chris Harrison, Senate Judiciary Committee, U S Senate, Robinson, Cardi, FERRICK, Chris Castle

This Week In Music Commentary

In commentary this week, we hear from TIDAL on why an inflated streams report is a smear campaign, what's going on at the ASCAP EXPO, and why it is that artists and influencer have more power than ever before. TIDAL Calls Inflated Streams Report 'Smear Campaign' Why Artists And Influencers Have More Power Than Ever 10 Reasons You Should Join Us At ASCAP EXPO Right Now [Kosha Dillz] Jay-Z Slams SEC Subpoena As 'Celebrity Hunt' Related articles Today Is Rec...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Kanye West, SEC, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie, Kosha Dillz, Midem, ASCAP EXPO, Jay Z Slams, ASCAP EXPO Right Now

Childish Gambino's Explosive 'This Is America' Scores 16M Views Overnight [WATCH]

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, topped a huge weekend with the release of the explosive video "This Is America" after the show aired late Saturday. By Monday morning the Vevo/YouTube video had surpassed 16 million views. ______________________________________ Comedian, writer, actor,singer and now rapper Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, began his weekend hosting Saturday Night Live. He appeared in almost every segment, including this sketch where he skewers the lack of ...
Tags: Music, Florida, America, South Africa, Forbes, Music Business, Lando, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Charleston, Bruce Houghton, Donald Glover, Glover, VEVO YouTube, Midem, Gambino

This Week In Music Commentary

This week we heard commentary from country punk Sarah Shook on her creative process, the lead singer of CAKE on how Big Tech abuses outdated laws to the detriment of the music economy, and why the Music Modernization Act only goes halfway. The Awesome Candor Of Sarah Shook [INTERVIEW] 'Big Tech Abuses Outdated Laws To Decimate Music Economy', says CAKE Lead Singer John McCrea Being In A Band Changes Your Life: Here's How Modern Music Modernization Act Only Goes Ha...
Tags: Music, Bernie Sanders, Music Business, Owen Davie, Cardi, Midem, John McCrea, Sarah Shook

Midemlab Names 2018 Finalists: The Future Of Music Tech

Midemlab has named 20 finalists for 2018. Now that SXSW has downgraded the category, this startup competition is, along with a handful music tech incubators like LA's Techstars Music , Nashville's Project Music and London's Abbey Road Red, the best early indicator of what's coming next in music tech.  _____________________________ The 11th annual edition of world-leading music startup competition Midemlab will this year during the massive Midem global music industry convention in Va...
Tags: Hong Kong, Music, Usa, UK, London, Obama, France, Spain, Bbc, Pandora, Sony, Ryan Leslie, Cannes, Deezer, Kima Ventures, Sxsw

Meek Mill, Amazon To Produce Justice System Docuseries

Meek Mill, just released from jail after serving time for violating probation and with many in the industry outraged by his incarceration, is collaborating with Amazon to produce a six-part documentary series on the criminal justice system. The docuseries will focus on Mill’s life and his difficulties with the system, according to Deadline Hollywood. Mill was sent to county jail in November for two to four years after an Instgram video of him popping a wheelie was considered a parole v...
Tags: Amazon, Music, Nbc, Jay Z, Guest Post, Rick Ross, Bernie Sanders, Music Business, Lester Holt, Brinkley, Cardi, Mill, Midem, YouTube & Video, Isaac Solotaroff, Deadline Hollywood Mill