Industry

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…

Warner Music Group partners with Blockparty for NFTs

Blockparty & WMG

Warner Music Artists granted early access to Blockparty’s NFT tools Digital collectibles platform Blockparty has announced its first major label partnership with Warner Music Group (WMG), granting WMG artists access to cutting-edge Web3 technology in the world of non-fungible tokens…

64th Annual Grammy Awards postponed

GRAMMYs

No new date has been announced The Recording Academy has announced the postponement of the 64th Annual Grammy Awards due to COVID. The company confirmed the news, which was rumored over the holiday weekend. “After careful consideration and analysis with…

TikTok releases 2021 Year in Music charts

Year on TikTok 2021 Music Report

Original, new and classic music rise on the platform TikTok has become a dominate force in the music industry as it has shown tremendous growth over the past year. Approximately 430 songs surpassed one billion video views as TikTok sounds…

Record Store Day announces 15th birthday

Record Store Day 2022

RSD returns to original one day event in Apr 2022 Record Store Day will celebrate its 15th birthday in 2022. The event returns on April 23rd to celebrate brick-and-mortar indie record stores. Record Store Day is the largest single-day music…