Music Canada Executive Vice President Amy Terrill recapped the trade organization's main accomplishments and initiatives of the past year on Tuesday at Toronto's The Great Hall, kicking off the non-profit's Playback 2018 annual industry dialogue and celebration.
New Power Generation will wrap up their North American tour this year by adding two New York shows in January 2019. The band has also announced that they have been working on a new album set to release some time in the upcoming year.
The Country Radio Broadcasters and Country Radio Seminar announced on Wednesday (Oct. 17) that RJ Curtis, has been named to executive director. Curtis will be leaving his role as Nashville editor for All Access Music Group and is set to start the new role on Nov. 12.
Splice -- a cloud-based music creation and collaboration platform -- announced Wednesday (Oct. 17) that since the inception of Splice Sounds in 2015, it has paid $10 million in royalties to music creators who distribute their sounds through the sample service. The sum represents a doubling in revenue paid to artists by Splice in less than a year.
Women are about to make a little more noise in the music industry. A new study from guitar manufacturer Fender reveals that women make up 50 percent of new guitar players in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
“People that know me know I’m scared to death of stadiums,” Garth Brooks declared at a press conference Wednesday (Oct. 17) where the superstar, nevertheless, announced a three-year tour that will exclusively play those massive venues.