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Lefsetz vs. Flom Toronto Event Delivers Insider Music Biz Stories, But Lacks Drama

They had no script, not even an agenda or point-form notes scribbled on a napkin or the back of their hand. The second of six “Leftsetz vs….

Dire Straits Sees Overwhelming Investment Demand From Royalty Exchange Investors

Royalty Exchange, an online marketplace that turns music loyalties into assets for investment, announced it had completed a private syndicate…

Opus Klassik Awards Launch in Germany as Successor to the Retired Echo

The newly founded society for the promotion of classical music raised the curtain on the German Opus Klassik awards Sunday night in the Konzerthaus…

Greg Millard Named iHeartMedia’s EVP of Event and Experiential Partnerships

Greg Millard has been named evp of event and experiential partnerships at iHeartMedia, it was announced today (Oct. 15). He will…

The Syndicate Acquires Digital Marketing Firm Sneak Attack Media

Entertainment Marketing Agency, The Syndicate, has announced the acquisition of digital marketing and creative services company, Sneak Attack Media….

Lefsetz vs. Flom: The Industry Event No One Knew They Wanted, But Everyone Needs

There's two prevailing mysteries about writer, podcaster and SiriusXM host Bob Lefsetz — where does he make his money, and…

‘A Conscious Uncoupling’: What’s Next After the MSG-Azoff Split?

Two titans in live music are ending their five-year relationship, as music manager Irving Azoff buys his partner, MSG executive chairman/CEO James…

DistroKid Acquires Investment From Silversmith Capital Partners

DistroKid, a SaaS-based software provider that assists independent musicians and record labels, announced on Tuesday (Oct. 9) that it has…

NFL’s Super Bowl Company On Location Acquires VIP Concert Leader Future Beat: Exclusive

One of the fastest growing VIP companies in the U.S., with clients that include the Super Bowl, the NCAA Final Four and the PGA, has acquired…

Can Snapchat’s Original Shows Keep Users From Disappearing?

It's a sweltering mid-September afternoon in Altadena, California, but the Mountain View Mortuary has come alive with actors dressed in period…

Capitol Music Group Names Anton Monsted EVP, Soundtracks and A&R

Veteran film and TV music supervisor and producer Anton Monsted has joined Capitol Music Group in the newly created role of executive vice president…

IFPI Global Consumer Report Quantifies Streaming’s Domination of Listening Time, But Piracy Hasn’t Gone Away

The increasing availability of licensed music services is leading to a surge in consumption, claims a comprehensive IFPI report measuring consumer…