Singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon has had a unique career trajectory among artists of his generation. At the Billboard Live Music Summit on Wednesday he joined members of his team to reflect on his journey from unsigned pop-punk wunderkind to celebrated solo artist.
Panelists from AEG, Ticketmaster, Spotify, Bandsintown, See Tickets and Eventellect discussed the importance of cohesion in 21st century ticketing at the Billboard Live Music Summit at the Montage in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.
The job of a publicist can be a thankless task. Promoting an artist's endeavors takes a lot of elbow grease, it's a 24/7 job that involves a lot of moving pieces. But, if done correctly, it's a crucial element to building a career and packing in an audience at a band's upcoming show or festival slot.
The Artist Development: What Does it Mean to Break Through in 2018? panel at the Billboard Live Music Summit on Wednesday focused on how the current strategy in music is all about fostering the connectivity between the artist and fan.
Miranda Lambert spoke candidly about the role of women in country music in a recent interview with The Washington Post and brought up hitting No. 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart in August thanks to her feature on Jason Aldean's “Drowns the Whiskey.”
'Living the Dream' is Slash’s fourth No. 1 on the Hard Rock Albums chart (his first was 'Slash' in 2010) and the third for Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators — a respectable achievement, considering the chart is only 10 years old and just five acts (Linkin Park, Five Finger Death Punch, Foo Fighters, Nickelback and Pearl Jam) have notched more chart-toppers.
At first glance, Tim McGraw would not seem the obvious choice to co-write and sing a song for Free Solo, National Geographic’s thrilling documentary about Alex Honnold, who mountain climbs without the assistance of any ropes.