The 20-company Billboard Global Music Index rose 4.2%, with more than two-thirds of companies in positive territory.
Also this week: DICE names a chief business officer, [PIAS] hires an executive vp of A&R and more.
The two entertainment companies shift user-discovery model to influencer led-distribution platforms.
The deal will "help deliver scalable solutions for the music industry while simplifying music use" for digital platforms and brands, says CEO Paul Wiltshire.
24 women, including Billboard's Sigal Ratner-Arias and Isabela Raygoza, will be honored.
‘It’s Definitely Also Business, Otherwise We Wouldn’t Be Allowed to Fly Over’: What Gets Done During Miami Music Week?
Each year the dance music industry descends on Miami for a week of music and partying. But in a sector that parties for work, what kind of business is actually accomplished?
The honor will be presented at a gala in Los Angeles on Oct. 18.
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, Tulani Bridgewater-Kowalski of The Woodshed Network addresses this ongoing imperative for women in jazz… and the industry overall.
Other artist signings this week: Country supergroup The Frontmen to BMG/BBR Music Group, Greylan James to BMLG and more.
The music company acquired drummer Bob Burns' stake in the Southern rock band’s first two albums.