Music Business

by / on August 9, 2016 at 7:58 pm / in Music Business, News

Valleyarm announce former ARIA chairman is to join board

Former chairman of ARIA Ed St John will be joining the board of directors for Australian owned music distribution company Valleyarm Digital.

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by / on September 10, 2015 at 11:34 am / in Music Business, News, Win!

Competition: Win a double pass to see Kina Grannis live in concert

UPDATE: Due to tour cancelation, competition has been cancelled Thank you to everyone that entered but unfortunately Kina Grannis has had to postpone her tour. She put the following message up on her Twitter feed yesterday. https://twitter.com/kinagrannis/status/646599006781509632 We would like to thank everyone for entering and stay tuned to Music Weekly Asia for more competitions and the best news, reviews and […]

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by / on August 26, 2015 at 5:09 pm / in Music Business, News, Win!

Competition: Win a double pass to MTV World Stage Malaysia ’15 (feat. Jason Derulo, Carly Rae Jepsen, Apink and Sekai No Owari)

You’ve no doubt seen the stellar line-up by now but this is your chance to score yourself a double pass to MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015! First announced in July, this year’s #worldstagemy will see the likes of K-Pop idol girl group Apink, Japanese band SEKAI NO OWARI, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, as well as American singer-songwriter Jason Derulo take the […]

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by / on June 18, 2015 at 1:21 pm / in Music Business, News

Indie labels revolt over royalty row with Apple

Mere days before Apple’s new streaming service is due to launch (on 30 June) a number of independent music labels have voiced their concerns about the licensing terms. Under the terms proposed by Apple, artists and labels would receive no royalties during the three-month free trail period users enjoy when they first sign up for the service – and they’re not happy […]

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by / on May 14, 2015 at 1:10 am / in Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Warner Music Group just made more money from streaming than downloads for the first time ever

A report from Warner has highlighted how quickly the public have embraced music streaming services, with streaming revenue surpassing revenue from selling downloads for the fist time.

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by / on May 11, 2015 at 6:04 pm / in Music Business

Sony removes entire artists’ catalogues from SoundCloud over royalties row

Negotiations between Sony and SoundCloud have collapsed with the record label taking the unprecedented step of removing some of their most well known artists from the popular streaming site.

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by / on February 12, 2015 at 10:15 am / in Music Business

Rhapsody Continues Growth And Climbs To Over 2.5 Million Subscribers

As more people begin to use music streaming services, the paid subscription service has reported a 60 percent growth in its user numbers. Rhapsody, the company which helped pioneer the subscriber pays model in the music streaming industry has reported an unprecedented jump in user numbers. In April last year, the service had 1.7 million users but now, despite operating in […]

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by / on June 10, 2013 at 3:30 pm / in Music Business

Manila’s Araneta Center to Bring Even More Music and Attractions

Jorge Araneta, owner of the 18,000-seat Araneta Center in Manila, announced the appointment of Chip Rachlin as his exclusive representative in dealing with securing artists and performances for his venue.

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by / on May 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Music Business

Digital & Music Matters 2013 is over, and a great success

Digital & Music Matters and Music Matters Live concluded on the 24th of May in Singapore, with the successful premiere of the first-ever YouTube FanFest with HP and lively discussions on the future of digital entertainment services in Asia and beyond.

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by / on May 24, 2013 at 9:30 am / in Music Business

Viki Signs Deal with Universal Music Group

Global TV site Viki signs deal with Universal Music Group to stream full music catalog in Asia with fan-powered ‘subtitles’.

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Music Business

Live Nation Expands Presence in Asia

A new joint venture between Live Nation and Lushington that is set to have Hong Kong and Singapore’s live music scene in a spin!

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 12:57 pm / in Music Business

Digital & Music Matters begins today!

There’s only a few hours to go and Digital & Music Matters is already bursting with awesome goodness! The full programme is now unveiled.

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 11:30 am / in Music Business

rASIA.com, Asia-Russia Conference Welcomes You

Welcoming key Russian and international representatives from the creative industries, rASIA.com 2013 will study why Asia is making really the buzz, between June 24 and 25 in Moscow.

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by / on May 13, 2013 at 4:55 pm / in Music Business

Jessica Alba to host Social Star Awards in Singapore

International star and entrepreneur Jessica Alba will host the first-ever Social Star Awards, which will be live-streamed on YouTube from Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on May 23, 2013.

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by / on April 29, 2013 at 3:03 pm / in Music Business

Unveiling the Top speakers at Music Matters 2013

More speakers announced for the 8th edition of Music Matters, the pioneer music industry event in the Asia Pacific.

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by / on April 17, 2013 at 5:00 pm / in Interviews, Music Business

Steve Lillywhite Production Week Part 2

The Sam Willows and Sub:shaman’s experiences at The Steve Lillywhite Production Week at Yellow Box Studios in Singapore, presented by SGMUSO.

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by / on April 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Interviews, Music Business

Steve Lillywhite Production Week Part 1

Atlas and MONSTER CAT’s experience at The Steve Lillywhite Production Week at Yellow Box Studios in Singapore, presented by SGMUSO.

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by / on April 15, 2013 at 2:55 pm / in Music Business

Amanda Palmer, Benji Rogers and a stellar line up for Digital & Music Matters 2013

Digital & Music Matters is back in Singapore for a new edition between May 20 and 25. Check the appetizing programme!

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by / on April 12, 2013 at 5:20 pm / in Music Business

The Wknd Recording Fund Announces its Selected Artist

The Wknd Recording Fund found its gem in the pool of Malaysian indie talent.

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by / on March 26, 2013 at 2:28 pm / in Music Business

Calling for Demos: The Wknd Recording Fund

The Wknd is opening its doors to Malaysian independent artists for The Wknd Recording Fund. Read for more details.

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