SonicBids

  1. Publishing Briefs: The Strokes to BMG Chrysalis, St. Vincent and Big Deal, Steve 'Silk' Hurley Goes with Wonderlous and Much More

    February 18, 2014 10:32 AM EST -- Wonderlous Music has signed producer/songwriter/DJ/artist Steve "Silk" Hurley to a worldwide publishing administration agreement, covering all of his past, present and future works. The deal includes his Silktone Songs publishing cata ...

  2. Billboard Taps SonicBids for Music Awards Post-Party Talent Search

    May 02, 2013 9:28 PM EDT After a night including performances from Prince, Taylor Swift and Lil Wayne, Billboard is looking for one act to take the Billboard Music Awards from the party to the after-party. One group will get to follow the evening of superstar acts with ...

  3. Guggenheim Digital Media Announces Formation of Billboard Group

    April 17, 2013 6:46 PM EDT Guggenheim Digital Media is creating a newly expanded Billboard Group that will include the Backstage and Sonic Bids businesses as it looks to the three brands’ combined strengths to develop a platform for entertainment industry professionals. ...

  4. Backstage Acquires Sonicbids

    January 30, 2013 12:00 PM EST Backstage, the publication specializing in casting, auditions and entertainment-industry opportunities, today announced that it has acquired Sonicbids, the platform for bands to book opportunities and market themselves online. The deal, financed b ...

  5. SXSW Social Music Marketing Panel: Music Branding About Expressions, Not Impressions

    March 12, 2012 3:01 PM EDT (L-R) Courtney Blacker, Umut Ozaydinli, Panos Panay, Dan Vinh, and Brad Josling discuss music marketing on the Next Stage in the Austin Convention Center (Photo: Jeff Miller) A panel entitled "Social Media Marketing: Bands, Brands, and Fans&q ...

  6. How 14 Companies Are Making SXSW A Music Marketing Mecca

    March 12, 2012 7:30 AM EDT It may seem like every band and brand is heading down to Austin this month for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (running March 9-18), but the music portion of SXSW has lost some buzz in recent years to the behemoth that is now ...

  7. Steve Jobs Remembered by Coldplay, Will.I.Am, Guy Oseary, Many More

    October 05, 2011 12:30 AM EDT Twitter was inundated with condolences and remembrances Wednesday night as soon as word broke that Apple co-founder and chairman Steve Jobs had passed away. The remarks, many of them heartfelt, give a hint at the vast variety of people from all wa ...

  8. Business Matters: Even Higher-Priced Albums Enjoying Grammy Bump

    February 14, 2011 5:12 PM EST Even Reasonablys-Priced Albums by Mumford & Sons & Florence & The Machine Enjoying Grammy Bump -- On Monday morning, Grammy-driven demand was trumping the benefits of low prices. The morning after the Grammys telecast, Mumford & So ...

  9. BACKBEAT: Here's What You Missed on Day 2 of Billboard's Touring Conference and Awards

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 7th Annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards , presented by ShowClix and in association with Music Networx, took place in NYC on November 3rd and 4th. Day 2 of the event featured even more informative panels, controversial discussions, ...

  10. Business Matters: SonicBids, Vodafone, FCC, Tom Petty and more

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- SonicBids has acquired ArtistData , an online platform that allows artists to update their many online profiles from one place. The site currently has 25,000 musicians using its service while SonicBids has 245,000 users. At the company blog, Ar ...

  11. MIDEM Launches Talent Conference

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MIDEM is launching an event dedicated to new artists to run alongside its annual music market. MIDEM Talent Only will include conferences, concerts and networking events and will run from Jan. 27 to 30. The 42nd MIDEM international music market ta ...