Music Business Worldwide https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com News, jobs and analysis for the global music industry Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:44:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Modest! Management & entertainment exec Andrea Hamilton form new production company, ModestTV https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/modest-management-entertainment-exec-andrea-hamilton-form-new-production-company-modesttv/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/modest-management-entertainment-exec-andrea-hamilton-form-new-production-company-modesttv/#respond Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:44:03 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72139 Company is announced in conjunction with the BBC confirming the commission of, Little Mix The Search

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TONS, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp and AWAL to host first London Artist Immersion Week https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/tons-nashville-convention-visitors-corp-awal-to-host-first-london-artist-immersion-week/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/tons-nashville-convention-visitors-corp-awal-to-host-first-london-artist-immersion-week/#respond Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:59:35 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72133 Partnership invests in relationship between Nashville & London music communities

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AWAL promotes Nicki Shamel to Vice President, Digital Sales & Account Management, North America https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/awal-promotes-nicki-shamel-to-vice-president-digital-sales-account-management-north-america/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/awal-promotes-nicki-shamel-to-vice-president-digital-sales-account-management-north-america/#respond Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:03:37 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72119 Shamel joined AWAL in 2017 as the team’s NY-based Director of Digital Sales & Account Management

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‘We’re here for everybody that fits into electronic music.’ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/were-here-for-everybody-that-fits-into-electronic-music/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/were-here-for-everybody-that-fits-into-electronic-music/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:23:29 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72021 British exec Toby Andrews took over as GM of Capitol Music Group-owned dance label Astralwerks last year and has guided it to the No.1 dance label position in the US...

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Universal Music Group posts $2bn in Q3 2019 revenues https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/universal-music-group-posts-2bn-in-q3-2019-revenues/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/universal-music-group-posts-2bn-in-q3-2019-revenues/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:39:37 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72028 UMG streaming revenues were up 19.7% to €837m ($936m) in Q3 2019

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FADER Label signs Charlie Burg and Zachary Knowles and expands team with new hires https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/fader-label-signs-charlie-burg-and-zachary-knowles-and-expands-team-with-new-hires/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/fader-label-signs-charlie-burg-and-zachary-knowles-and-expands-team-with-new-hires/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:13:24 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=71973 Carson Oberg, Yasmine Panah and Josh Hymowit join as General Manager, Project Manager and Label Coordinator, respectively

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Superstar Jason Aldean expands BMG partnership with new global deal https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/superstar-jason-aldean-expands-bmg-partnership-with-new-global-deal/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/superstar-jason-aldean-expands-bmg-partnership-with-new-global-deal/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:09:56 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72048 New album to be released November 22 by BMG label Broken Bow Records

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Warner: No artist was involved in exit of Ben Cook from Atlantic Records https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/warner-no-artist-was-involved-in-exit-of-ben-cook-from-atlantic-records/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/warner-no-artist-was-involved-in-exit-of-ben-cook-from-atlantic-records/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:27:05 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72029 A report from British tabloid The Sun published yesterday (October 16) suggested that chart-topping Atlantic Records UK artist Stormzy had a crucial hand in the exit of Ben Cook from the label. Atlantic parent Warner Music Group has just issued a categorical denial of the claim. “That’s simply not true,” a Warner spokesperson told MBW. … Continued

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Vivendi: After Tencent bid, others have ‘expressed interest’ in buying Universal Music Group stake https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/vivendi-after-tencent-bid-others-have-expressed-interest-in-buying-universal-music-group-stake/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/vivendi-after-tencent-bid-others-have-expressed-interest-in-buying-universal-music-group-stake/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:10:28 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72030 "[There is] continuing process for the potential sale of an additional minority stake in UMG to other partners. Some have already expressed an interest in investing at a similar price level."

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Rosie Hill and Patrick Cloherty promoted after record year for Sentric Music Group sync team https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/rosie-hill-and-patrick-cloherty-promoted-after-record-year-for-sentric-music-group-sync-team/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/rosie-hill-and-patrick-cloherty-promoted-after-record-year-for-sentric-music-group-sync-team/#respond Thu, 17 Oct 2019 15:56:25 +0000 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=72022 Company’s sync revenue up 41% YoY in 2018

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