#futuremusic

Navigating Today's Music Companies & Artist Choice

In the past, the recorded music industry had neatly defined functional silos - labels, publishers, PROs, distributors, artist management - while artists signed traditional deals with labels and publishers. Now, we are seeing fundamental shifts in industry roles, who does what for whom, and evolving power structures. Publishers are buying master recordings, rightsholders are investing in distribution and technology, management companies are acquiring labels and publishers, and artists are retaining their IP rights. Why is this happening and what are the implications for the industry and for artists? Join a panel of experts to understand the blurring lines of today's industry, how to get the most out of your intellectual property, and to choose your partners wisely.

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Bob Bruderman

Kobalt Music

Gigi Johnson

Maremel Institute

Vickie Nauman

CrossBorderWorks

Andrew Sparkler

Downtown Music Holdings

Details

Primary Entry:
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry:
Film Badge
Interactive Badge
Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Creating & Monetizing Music

Level:

Intermediate