July 23, 2020|
MBW’s Stat Of The Week is a new series in which we show why a single data point deserves the attention of...
Read More → REPORTS: Stat of the Week: 61% of Universal Music Group’s Revenue Comes from Local Artists
July 16, 2020|
By Ian Courtney, Celebrity Access | On Tuesday July 14th, officials in Philadelphia announced that the city...
Read More → REPORTS: Philadelphia Bans Public Gatherings, Including Concerts And Festivals Through The End Of February 2021
July 9, 2020|
By Li Cohen, CBS News | In June, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum announced it would change its...
Read More → REPORTS: Country Band Lady A, Formerly Lady Antebellum, Sues Blues Singer Lady A
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on small towns. Along “Main Street...
Read More → REPORTS: Small Towns May Have “a longer road ahead” in America’s Economic Recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic
July 2, 2020|
John Moore on Facebook: These days, when you attend a protest, you almost expect the evening to end in tear...
Read More → REPORTS: John Moore Reports on What Started as a Peaceful Protest re Elijah McClain
June 25, 2020|
By Omar Sanchez, The Wrap | Axl Rose: After Guns N’ Roses frontman learned that ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’...
Read More → REPORTS: 13 Music Stars Who Slammed Trump for Using Their Songs at Campaign Rallies
June 18, 2020|
By Tim Ingham, Music Business Worldwide | On Friday (June 12), MBW spotted via an SEC filing that Tencent...
Read More → REPORTS: China’s Tencent Now Controls 10% of Universal, 9% of Spotify… and Nearly 2% of Warner Music Group
By Stephen Oryszczuk, Jewish News Times of Israel | Editor’s note: I put this in because I thought our...
Read More → REPORTS: Israeli-designed Instant Coronavirus Breathalyser Could be Rolled Out Globally
June 11, 2020|
By Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard | Republic Records is banning the word “urban” from its company...
Read More → REPORTS: Republic Records Bans the Term ‘Urban’ Within Label: ‘We Encourage the Music Industry to Follow Suit’
June 4, 2020|
By Chris Rizik, Soul Tracks | June 1, 2020 marked the 29th anniversary of the death of the great David...
Read More → REPORTS: 29 Years After the Death of David Ruffin: We Remember Greatness
Editor: Last Tuesday my son posted a big, black square on his Fb page. I didn’t know what it was for....
Read More → REPORTS: Why People Posted Black Squares on Social Media Last Tuesday (June 2nd)
May 28, 2020|
By Rosanne Cash, The Atlantic | Near the end of my tour, in March, the coronavirus cases were rising back...
Read More → REPORTS: Rosanne Cash: I Will Miss What I Wanted to Lose
May 21, 2020|
Angela Whaley, COMBO board member and co-founder of Music Minds Matter, set up a ZOOM meeting for an...
Read More → REPORTS: COMBO General Meeting on Mental Wellness for Musicians
By Michael Konopasek, KDVR | On Monday the Colorado Joint information Center created confusion and...
Read More → REPORTS: Gov. Polis Allows Drive-in Theaters to Reopen Following FOX31 Story Highlighting Ambiguous Health Orders
By Lars Brandle, The Industry Observer | From next week, Live Nation will trial a run of socially distanced...
Read More → REPORTS: Live Nation New Zealand Announces First Socially Distanced Shows
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