Music Industry Monday
We are bringing back a fan favorite, the Republik Roundup! Not sure what that is? Well our Republik Roundup takes the top news stories about the music industry for the month and puts them in one place. February was a huge month for the industry so let’s get into it!
50 Cents for Every Dollar!
In this fantastic article by Billboard, we learn that for every US dollar that the music industry generates, 50 cents of that goes into the US Economy! This is actually quite an insane bit of information. Many people don’t consider how impactful the music industry is on the overall economy but it is clear that it does.
READ ABOUT IT HERE
Debunking the Myths
The music industry is rife with myths about facts and statistics. This article by Rolling Stone aims to clear up the confusion. For example, people might think that Spotify is the world’s leading streaming platforms…FALSE! It’s actually YouTube.
CHECK THE ARTICLE OUT HERE
Rolling Stone put out an amazing article that details some of the organizations helping members of the music industry during this difficult time. If you are struggling, this might be an amazing article for you!
GET HELP HERE
TikTok is in the news again. This time they signed a licensing deal with Universal Music Group. This opens the flood gates for the music that will be available through the TikTok platform!
DO SOME DEEP READING HERE
T-Swizzle is a BOSS
If you’re in the know, you know that Taylor Swift completely re-recorded her Fearless Album to take back control from the industry that has stolen her music. When Scooter Braun sold Swift’s albums, all over her royalties from those albums disappeared. Many organizations use her music and yet, she doesn’t see a dime. This new move signals a massive change in an industry that is beginning to open up opportunities for many artists.
READ ALL ABOUT IT
That’s a Wrap!
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