Industry

Second Annual Record Store Crawl revealed

Audiophiles, record enthusiasts, and music lovers are invited to join the second annual series of official Record Store Crawls, taking place in various U.S. cities throughout the next few months. The first of this year’s Record Store Crawls takes place…

T Bone Burnett calls for DMCA reform with new video

Content Creators Coalition’s Advisory Board Member T Bone Burnett, an award-winning singer, songwriter and producer, submitted the following video calling for reforms to the DMCA notice-and-takedown process to the U.S. Copyright Office’s Section 512 Study. Burnett, whose numerous recognitions include…

Billboard adds Pandora streaming to charts

Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, business, lifestyle and innovations in music, and Pandora, the go-to music source for fans and artists, have announced an exclusive agreement that will add influential Pandora streaming data to the Billboard Hot…

BMG acquires BBR Music Group

The new BMG has announced that it has acquired Nashville-based independent powerhouse BBR Music Group (BBRMG), including its associated labels Broken Bow Records, Stoney Creek Records, Wheelhouse Records, Red Bow Records and its music publishing company Magic Mustang Music. The…

Sony Music relaunching Monument Records

Sony Music has announced the relaunching of their label Monument Records, with respected industry veterans Jason Owen and Shane McAnally serving as co-presidents of the label. Critically acclaimed newcomers Caitlyn Smith and Walker Hayes are Monument’s leading artists. An imprint…