Troy Tomlinson Ditches Sony/ATV to Lead UMPG Nashville Will Taylor Swift Follow Him?

Troy Tomlinson is ditching his home since 2002 at Sony/ATV Nashville for Universal Music Publishing Group Nashville. He has been named UMPG Nashville’s first chairman/CEO. Tomlinson’s appointment will take effect on July 15th, and he will report to UMP… Continue Reading

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Jason Bentley Is Stepping Down as KCRW Music Director and ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic’ Host

Longtime indie curator Jason Bentley is stepping down as KCRW’s music director and host of Morning Becomes Eclectic. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Bentley in the past, and exploring some of his philosophies on building everything from pl… Continue Reading

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Music Industry Shuffles: Sony/ATV, SoundCloud, Red Bull Records, Alamo Records, ASCAP, Sofar, iHeartMedia, More

Here’s a wrap on the latest music industry hirings, firings, retirings, and promotions. If you have a job listing to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to news@digitalmusicnews.com. If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a reques… Continue Reading

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The Latest Industry Shuffles: SeatGeek, Spotify, UTA, Sony/ATV, Downtown Music Publishing

Here’s a wrap on the latest music industry hirings, firings, retirings, and promotions. If you have a job listing to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to news@digitalmusicnews.com. If you’d like to post a job on our Job Board, just send us a reques… Continue Reading

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Spotify’s Bitter War With Songwriters Claims Its First (But Not Its Last) Casualty — Adam Parness

Spotify’s decision to publicly oppose the Copyright Royalty Board’s (CRB) 44% songwriter royalty increase has created a PR nightmare for the company. Top music industry executives, publishers, and songwriters have spared no words in slamming the music … Continue Reading

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