Industry

Live Nation expecting summer concert return

Concerts

Outdoor shows will be the first to return During the back half of 2021, Live Nation is expecting to produce nearly double the concerts it typically promotes in a single year. Pent-up supply and demand is swiftly approaching as vaccine…

UMG relaunches Virgin Music

Virgin Music

Iconic brand revitalized as powerful new global network Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced the launch of Virgin Music Label & Artist Services, a new global network delivering premium and flexible artist and label services to the industry’s most dynamic…

Big Hit, YG, UMG, Kiswe launch livestreaming platform

VenewLive

VenewLive features multi-view, 4K and stable streaming technology Big Hit Entertainment, YG Entertainment (YG), Universal Music Group (UMG), and Kiswe are teaming to launch a global digital livestreaming platform. The partnership is an expansion Big Hit and Kiswe launched in…

TikTok, UMG announce expanded global alliance

TIkTok

Agreement benefits UMG labels’ recording artists and Universal Music Publishing Group’s songwriters Universal Music Group (UMG) and TikTok have announced a global agreement that delivers equitable compensation for recording artists and songwriters and significantly expands and enhances the companies’ existing…

NoCap partners with Capital One

NoCap

Capital One cardholders will gain access to exclusive events, artist meet & greets, ticket discounts and more NoCap Partners LLC has announced that Capital One will become its official credit card and banking partner worldwide for 2021. NoCap is an…

DistroKid launches Upstream matchmaking services

DistroKid

Service connects unsigned artists and record labels DistroKid, the world’s leading distributor of independent music, has announced that they have launched Upstream, a revolutionary new product that provides record labels and artists looking to be signed with a powerful new…