What is Music Business News?

We empower aspiring artists, musicians, and music entrepreneurs to turn their musical passion into a thriving career. Our mission is to make sure you're always in tune with the latest trends, insider tips, and cutting-edge strategies to navigate the ever-evolving music landscape.

From breaking news to practical and actionable advice on how and where to focus your time, money and resources, we want Music Business News (MBN) to be one of your favorite destinations online for music business education, networking and career advancement opportunities.

Be sure to check out our artist reviews, interviews, forum, events and music industry jobs sections of the Website. We're always looking to improve the quality of the information, products and services that we offer and welcome your input and participation in making this place even better.


Discover Your Niche & Brand

In today's competitive music industry, standing out from the crowd is crucial. Learn how to identify your unique niche and craft a compelling brand that resonates with your target audience.


Find & Build Your Fan Base

Learn how to attract & nurture a loyal and passionate following, discover strategies to target the right audience, leverage social media, build a mailing list & collaborate with industry pros.


Monetize Your Music Business

Learn how to maximize your revenue streams while maintaining artistic integrity. Tips on selling your music, maximizing live performances, sync licensing & diversifying your income.

Music Networking

The Importance of Networking in the Music Business

One of the most critical success factors for an aspiring artist is their ability to network with other professionals in the music industry. In this article, I’ll dive into different key areas of networking and why its so important for launching, building and maintaining a viable music career.

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Analyzing Spotify’s New Plan: Pros and Cons for Songwriters

Spotify, one of the leading music streaming platforms, recently announced changes to how they pay artists performance royalties. As a songwriter, it is crucial to understand the potential impact of these changes on your earnings and career. In this article, I will dive into the pros and cons of Spotify’s new plan, providing you with a comprehensive analysis to help you navigate these new changes.

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AI Music

The Debate: AI-Generated Music – Artistic Breakthrough or Creative Decline?

The dawn of the digital age has brought with it countless innovations, and the music industry has not been left untouched. One of the most hotly debated topics in recent years is the rise of AI-generated music. Is it an artistic breakthrough, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in music? Or is it a sign of creative decline, where machines replace human creativity? Let’s delve into the arguments on both sides.

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Artist Electronic Press Kit

Creating An Artist Electronic Press Kit

In the music industry, first impressions are everything. Whether you’re reaching out to a record label, a promoter, or the media, presenting yourself professionally is crucial. This is where an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) comes into play. An EPK is a digital portfolio that showcases who you are as an artist. It’s your musical resume, and it needs to be compelling.

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Music Marketing

Effective Marketing Strategies for Musicians

To have commercial success as an artist, it is crucial for musicians to develop effective marketing strategies that will help them stand out and reach their fans (aka target audience). In this article, I want to dive deeper into the core elements of music marketing and explore additional strategies that can propel musicians like you towards success in the digital age.

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