Industry

Billboard details inaugural Billboard MusicCon

Billboard MusicCon

Event kicks off the Billboard Music Awards Weekend Billboard has announced Billboard MusicCon, a first-of-its-kind event that will celebrate the past year in music while setting the tone for what artists, trends, and songs will dominate the music landscape in…

US Senators introduce SMART Copyright Act of 2022

Copyright

Bipartisan legislation introduced to combat copyright theft by holding tech accountable US Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have introduced the SMART Copyright Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation that would hold tech accountable by developing effective, widely-available measures…

SXSW offering limited edition NFTs

SXSW

Blockchain Creative Labs teams with Texas festival Blockchain Creative Labs (BCL), FOX Entertainment’s NFT studio and South By Southwest’s (SXSW) inaugural Blockchain category sponsor, is launching the SXSW x BCL NFT marketplace, starting today (Sat, Mar 12th). Open until March…

Recorded music reaches $15 billion milestone

RIAA

Twenty-three percent growth in 2021 continues music’s incredible comeback story The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released new data showing continued strong growth in virtually every recorded music format – including streaming, vinyl, and even CDs, which jumped…

OneOf details exclusive GRAMMY Awards NFTs

GRAMMY Awards NFTs

Free NFT available includes one Golden Ticket for all-inclusive trip to GRAMMY Awards OneOf has revealed the details of their exclusive NFT collection with The Recording Academy in celebration of the GRAMMY Awards. The collection officially launches with a free…

Billboard launching ChartStars NFTs with UMG

Billboard & UMG

Digital collectible marketplace commemorates achievements in music Billboard has teamed with Universal Music Group (UMG) as its launch partner for ChartStars, a non-fungible token (NFT) based project of curated digital collectibles that will leverage the environmentally friendly Flow Blockchain. The…

Live Nation announces 2022 Lawn Pass

Live Nation Lawn Pass 2022

Lawn Pass available at 30 Live Nation amphitheaters across US Live Nation is excited to announce that Lawn Pass will be available at 30 venues for the 2022 summer concert season, which is on pace to be one of the…