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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]