Welcome to our weekly round up! Here you’ll find the latest industry news, events, updates from our partners, what’s been going on at MG HQ and our pick of the week’s projects - enjoy!
This week in the industry…
Live Nation revenue up across the board via Music Week
The second quarter has rolled in and the results are out. Live Nation has added 5 countires and is now operating in 27 countires worldwide.
Read the article here and check out the results.
Facebook shakes YouTube with 'Video First' strategy - but dismisses long-form content via Music Business Worldwide
Video has become the number 1 priority to Facebook and music wil be in the heart of it all. Facebooks quarter 2 results came in and showed an increase of monthly active users.
Read the article here and see what Facebook's future holds.
Music Dealers heads into liquidation via Music Business Worldwide
Chicago-based licensing and distribution digital music firm Music Dealers was created to license and distribute digital music, largely from unsigned artists, to the advertising, TV, film and gaming industries.
Read the article here.
Give these a read...
A beginners guide to growing as a musician and songwriter - 10 Tips and pointers to always remember
Being a music and songwriter is no easy in the music indusrty. So it's imporatnt to remember some things.
Read the full blog here
Advanced Music Ally Training Course - weekly from 13th September
Music Ally are running a 5 session webinar course on the ins and outs and next stages of the music industry's digital devlopment. For more details and for ticket info click here.
Unsigned Music Awards 2016
Unsigned artitst have become highly popular in the music indusrty. This is were the Unsigned Music Awards (UMA) comes in and recognises the talent these artits have. UMA and Music GAteway have recently annouced a new partnership. Read about it here.
To celebrate this partnership, Unsigned Music Awards are giving a discount for all Music Gateway members. Check it out here.
Jobs Board via MusicMatch
Here is a selection of the best jobs from our friends at Music Match...
Pop & Rock Solo / Duo / Trios
Creative and Licensing Manager
Project of the Week
Congratulations to JogTunes for Project of the Week,
This week we noticed a project that was a little different to what we normally see on the site.
So check it out and get pitching!
Looking for music tracks for my run-to-the-beat music podcast
Lots more great stuff posted this week guys, check it out...
Trap Rapper Needed to Rap Over a Beat
Remixer needed to create a great mix of an up and coming new single from Spiderz
Co-writing from various A&R's, reps
Looking for Talented Singers to Feature on SoundTrack
RadioSparx is Streaming in 61 Countires and Growing - High Quality Music & Artists Welcome
Looking for vocalist on couple of songs. Can be released on a good label.
Upbeat Alternative Metal Needed for US Action Thriller Film Film
Sad/Bitter Love Ballad Songs needed for No.1 Charting Male Artist in China
Contemporary R&B/Pop Songs Needed for Male US Artist
Slow Emotional Ballads Needed for US Film Drama
Modern Sultry Soul Songs Needed for Major R&B Male Artist
Looking for a mix engineer/producer for sync pitches
Ed Sheeran Style Vocalist and acoustic player required
Dark/Mysterious Indie Folk-Techno Music Needed for Animation Documentary
Modern R&B Track Needed for Male US Vocalist
Singer wanted for professional studio session work with award winning production team
Emotional Piano/Cinematic Tracks Needed For New Drama Film
Progressive/Tropical House Tracks Needed For Ultra Records
Remixes needed for Let it go on (STRONG vocals)
Up to $2.5K - New Commercial Pop Production needed for Popular Korean Artist's Upcoming Single
Rock Drummer required to provide drum tracks for album tracks
Come back next week for more industry news and updates