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Based on more than 50 interviews with key players at a diverse group of labels, NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program Director Larry Miller provides an insider’s look at the music business today, and why the role of a record label remains central.
Link to full report here.
Michele Ballantyne Promoted To Chief Operating Officer

Gold & Platinum’s Top Certified Songs & Albums of 2018

December 20, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

All 2018 Gold & Platinum Awards are available here.  …
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently provided comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in response to USTR’s request as it develops its negotiating objectives and positions for the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. RIAA’s comments can be viewed here: RIAA Filing With USTR On US-Japan…

RIAA's September Gold & Platinum Awards

October 12, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In September, RIAA certified 316 Song Awards and 29 Album Awards.
The Latin music market continued its remarkable transformation in the first half of 2018. 

RIAA Comment On New USMCA Trade Agreement

October 1, 2018 | RIAA News

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently concluded negotiations on a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada called the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement, or USMCA. Below is a comment from RIAA President Mitch Glazier on the text of the agreement released by USTR. “We…
Exactly five months after the original version passed the United States House of Representatives 415-0, and one week after the bill was unanimously approved by the Senate, today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1551, the Music Modernization Act, under unanimous consent. The historic bill that updates…
Halfway through 2018, the United States music business “continues its comeback story, powered by great new music, talented artists and a re-invented record industry.”