There are several sources of music industry news online, but which are the most reliable and trustworthy?
4 Of The Best Places To Find Reliable Music Industry News & Analysis Online
It seems like there are new music industry publications cropping up every day, some are brilliant sources of information while others are totally unreliable. In this article we run through just a few of the best places to find information, news and analysis about the music industry online. For more suggestions of what to read check out our list of the best music industry blogs and online resources.
1. Music Business Worldwide
“Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.”
Music Business Worldwide is one of the leading sources of up to date music industry news and analysis. It’s totally free to access and is widely respected in the music industry.
2. Fast Music News Podcast
The only music news podcast on our list, is this short-form music industry news podcast which gives you a quick (under 10 minute) update of the music industry headlines. It’s available to stream on Spotify, Apple, Youtube and most other good podcast platforms.
Check it out: FastMusicNews.com
3. Music Week
Music Week delivers the latest industry news, hard-hitting opinion, plus in-depth features, profiles, and analysis.
Music Week has been the leading trade media brand for the UK music industry for over 50 years. Their website is an extension of their premium print magazine (also available digitally).
Music Week deliver industry news, opinion pieces, charts and much more. They also host award ceremonies and produce an music industry directory each year.
4. Billboard Biz
The online extension of Billboard magazine, Billboard Biz is the essential online destination for the music business.
Up the minute business news and chat data from Billboard. This site is updated several times a day and is one of the best places to go for breaking music industry news as it happens.
For more music industry websites and resources check out this section of our free music industry directory.
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