Video: Spotify’s Troy Carter At Music Biz 2017

If you attended Music Biz 2017 in Nashville, you hopefully saw Spotify’s Troy Carter give a keynote interview. Whether you did or didn’t, we have video from it all. Click!

Inside The Weeknd’s $92 Million Year – Comments On A Forbes Feature

Streaming is everything now, at least for recorded music. Just ask The Weeknd. Wait, maybe Seger and Swift did. Click to read the details.

I’ve Got Some Money In My Pocket…

You’re in a band. You’ve been bequeathed some money from a member’s dad and another friend of the group. The money adds up to, oh, let’s say $15,000. They say, “Make an album, son.”

But should you?

How To Be A Good Artist Manager? Watch Shep Gordon Speak

Shep Gordon was at the forefront of artist management in the late-1960s through the early-2000s. Watch two interviews and learn from the master. Click!

Video Interview: Sean Striegel, Senior VP of Booking, Live Nation

Click to watch an interview with Sean Striegel, Sr. VP of Booking for Live Nation. Sean talks about bands, managers, promotion, and more.

WPU Music Biz Student Alan Rogozin's Research: Irving Azoff

Watch Irving Azoff Talk Publishing & Licensing

Watch music industry veteran Irving Azoff talk about licensing, publishing, consent decrees, managing, and dealing with the government, in this interview. Click!

Your Music Biz 101 Wrap Up: Week of May 15th

Here’s your weekly Music Biz 101 wrap up, from dealing with student debt to Music Biz Nashville 2017. From the Cash Money story to social media influencers. Click, mmkay?

Lori Majewski

Video Interview: Lori Majewski, Author of ‘Mad World: Songs That Defined The ’80s’

As part of the 2017 Music Management Seminar Series, Professor Steve Leeds (also of SiriusXM) interviewed Lori Majewski, a DJ on SiriusXM and author of Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and the Songs That Defined the ’80s.

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Two Stories Of Social Media Gone Way Too Far

Read this to learn about how social media can go way too far at time, ruining lives. Think first. Work hard. There’s more to it. Click.

Spotify: Promoting a Spotify Playlist

How does one promote a Spotify playlist? How does one gain a substantial amount of followers? Do you just post it all over your social media and hope for the best? Click to find out.