Day: 24 janvier 2018

Despite Trump: ‘There are no walls that can stop Latin music…’

The most pointed quote of the second day of Music Biz and Music Ally’s NY:LON Connect conference in New York came from Jesús López, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Latin America and Iberian Peninsula. He used US president Donald Trump’s infamous ambitions to fortify the US border with Mexico as a jump-off for a reminder […]
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Source: Music ally

Kobalt CEO blasts ‘elitist’ concerns about music as background listening

Kobalt CEO Willard Ahdritz delights in ruffling feathers within the music industry, so his appearance as a keynote speaker at Music Biz and Music Ally’s NY:LON Connect conference in New York promised to deliver a fair few zingers. He was interviewed by Music Ally CEO Paul Brindley.
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Source: Music ally

Beggars Group, AEI Media and Atlantic Records talk modern-day music companies

Is it too much to hope that we’ve seen the last ‘death of labels’ story in the modern music industry? Labels aren’t dying as an industry entity, but they are evolving in interesting ways, as are management companies, publishers and music companies with their roots in the digital world.
It’s the blurring of the boundaries between the capabilities (and the business models) of these companies that’s the interesting story. At Music Biz and Music Ally’s NY:LON Connect conference in New York today, a panel explored some of the implications.
The speakers included AEI Group CEO Diluk Dias; Paul Sinclair, EVP of digital strategy and innovation at Atlantic Records; and Simon Wheeler, director of digital at Beggars Group. The moderator was Megan Healy, head of digital at Patriot Management.
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Source: Music ally

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