Music Business Worldwide https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com News, jobs and analysis for the global music industry Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:06:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 After raising $4m, Symphonic Distribution hires ex-Beatport exec Peter Wohelski https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/raising-4m-symphonic-distribution-hires-ex-beatport-exec-peter-wohelski/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/raising-4m-symphonic-distribution-hires-ex-beatport-exec-peter-wohelski/#respond Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:00:01 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40862 'Peter will help us redefine our product and service offerings as well as ensure that our current and future record label and artist clients have an experienced industry leader to lean on'

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Concord execs to deliver keynote at Midem 2018 https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/concord-execs-deliver-keynote-midem-2018/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/concord-execs-deliver-keynote-midem-2018/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:17:07 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40837 CEO Scott Pascucci, Chief Business Development Officer Steven Salm, and Chief Publishing Executive Jake Wisely join the line-up for the annual music conference in Cannes

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French recorded music market up 3.9% as streaming income grows to €243m https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/french-recorded-music-market-3-9-streaming-income-grows-e243m/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/french-recorded-music-market-3-9-streaming-income-grows-e243m/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:55:09 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40831 Total annual sales from recorded music up €22m to €583m

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Universal revenues hit $6.4bn in 2017. That’s just under $18m per day. https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/universal-revenues-hit-6-4bn-in-2017-thats-18m-per-day/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/universal-revenues-hit-6-4bn-in-2017-thats-18m-per-day/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:58:50 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40826 Sir Lucian Grainge-led company posts record results

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3 Beat renews joint venture with Universal Music UK https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/3-beat-renews-joint-venture-universal-music-uk/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/3-beat-renews-joint-venture-universal-music-uk/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:46:47 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40816 'This new deal will give us an opportunity to vastly improve on our achievements so far.'

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L.A Reid’s Hitco Entertainment on the hunt for staff https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/la-reids-hitco-entertainment-hunt-staff/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/la-reids-hitco-entertainment-hunt-staff/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:12:18 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40767 More details emerge of former Epic President's new venture

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Big Deal’s Kenny MacPherson elected to NMPA Board of Directors https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/big-deals-kenny-macpherson-elected-nmpa-board-directors/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/big-deals-kenny-macpherson-elected-nmpa-board-directors/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:57:43 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40796 “As a trailblazer in the music industry with incredible experience and a hugely respected and expanding company, Kenny will be an invaluable addition.”

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Interscope Geffen A&M hires Nicole Wyskoarko as EVP of Urban Operations https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/interscope-geffen-hires-nicole-wyskoarko-evp-urban-operations/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/interscope-geffen-hires-nicole-wyskoarko-evp-urban-operations/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:49:05 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40789 "I couldn’t be more thrilled to be joining John and the entire team at Interscope Geffen A&M."

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Downtown arrives in Paris and Sydney https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/downtown-arrives-paris-sydney/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/downtown-arrives-paris-sydney/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:57:51 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40785 Fast-growing publisher makes four new hires

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Dua Lipa hits 1bn views on YouTube with ‘New Rules’ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/dua-lipa-hits-1bn-views-youtube-new-rules/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/dua-lipa-hits-1bn-views-youtube-new-rules/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:40:47 +0000 http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/?p=40778 Video by Warner Bros. star is one of the 15 fastest to reach the milestone

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