Music business articles and other insights about the world of the music industry.

What is the A&R Division of a Record Label?

In the business of music A&R is a short acronym for Artist and Repertoire. This department or division is composed of the record label's representatives that have the mandate to [...]

What is the A&R Division of a Record Label?2018-03-26T02:34:40+00:00

Music Publishing Advance Money Explained

The advance in the context of music publishing refers to the amount of money that a music publishing company gives to a songwriter or a music producer so that they [...]

Music Publishing Advance Money Explained2018-05-27T06:47:34+00:00

How Music Producers Make Money with YouTube

Some Hip Hop producers make money by monetizing unsold instrumentals on YouTube interactive video streaming platform. This means an upcoming music producer has a chance of making money with Adsense [...]

How Music Producers Make Money with YouTube2018-02-28T15:39:29+00:00

Music Business: What is a Record Label?

A record label is a chartered corporate entity whose main focus is turning an art form (i.e music) into a money making machine primarily in the music industry but can [...]

Music Business: What is a Record Label?2018-04-07T11:59:10+00:00

Music Business: Mechanical Royalties and Digital Downloads

There is this uninformed misconception that people have in the music business about mechanical royalties and digital downloads. When we say "digital downloads" we are talking specifically about a scenario [...]

Music Business: Mechanical Royalties and Digital Downloads2018-02-02T18:17:21+00:00