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Music Business Worldwide

Music Business Worldwide (MBW)

Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is the leading information and jobs service for the global music industry. It publishes two podcasts: The weekly series, Talking Trends – which dives behind the biggest headlines in the music industry – as well as The MBW Podcast, which sees us interview some of the leading figures in the global business.

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'We are witnessing a recalibration of what it means to create pop music...'May 10, 2024
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Universal x TikTok and Spotify's lyrics move: Talking TrendsMay 09, 2024
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Spotify vs. Songwriters (again)... and a 'likely' legal fightApril 30, 2024
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Spotify's sneaky songwriter pay move and Blackstone vs. Concord: Talking TrendsApril 26, 2024
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Taylor Swift x TikTok and artist visibility on Spotify: Talking TrendsApril 19, 2024
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‘When artists say they want to be independent, what they really mean is they want to be autonomous.'April 15, 2024
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BMI's songwriter payout and Universal's investment into HYBE's WeVerse: Talking TrendsApril 06, 2024
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Fortnite Festival and Spotify's $10k earners: Talking TrendsMarch 29, 2024
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J. Erving on RAYE, independent artists, and selling Human Re Sources to Sony MusicMarch 25, 2024
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Skibidi Toilet, TikTok's manipulated audio, and Deezer's 26m track purge: Talking Trends March 18, 2024
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Warner vs. Denis Ladegaillerie and Soho House's Public Woes: Talking TrendsMarch 12, 2024
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Aaron Bay-Schuck on Zach Bryan, Warner Records' resurgence, and why you 'can't microwave artist development'March 06, 2024
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Label lay-offs and Universal X Chord Music: Talking TrendsMarch 05, 2024
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Over a third of UK small music venues operate at a loss – and two of them close every week.January 31, 2024
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A different kind of streaming fraud: Over 1m 'manipulated' tracks are on audio streaming servicesJanuary 17, 2024
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How can the music business better serve 'superfans' – and can it really ask them for more money?November 30, 2023
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Why artists and their teams need to start thinking seriously about the data they've left strewn across the internet.November 13, 2023
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Scott Cohen on his optimism for the music industry – and JKBX's 'transformative' launchOctober 23, 2023
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What should the music industry learn from the world of e-Sports?October 04, 2023
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How will generative AI music ultimately affect the global music business?October 02, 2023
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Denis Ladegaillerie on AI, streaming royalty models, Believe's game plan... and moreSeptember 06, 2023
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Goldman Sachs' Lisa Yang: Why I'm bullish on music streaming's futureAugust 14, 2023
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'People really like music. But the music industry lets everyone else capture the value.'July 19, 2023
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Will Page on streaming pricing, music's revenue 'pie' – and why the global record industry is more local than everJuly 04, 2023
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This indie artist has over a billion streams on Spotify. 10 years ago, a record label told him his music was 'unreleasable'May 31, 2023
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