Tag: music managers
MMF Unite returns with ‘Black Women Mean Business’ panel
The UK’s Music Managers Forum (MMF) is bringing back its MMF Unite series of virtual events focusing on race, racism and injustice. They’re kicking off next week with ‘Black Women Mean Business’, an...
March 4, 2021
MMF creates ReBuild support fund for managers and artists
The Music Managers’ Forum in the UK has launched ReBuild – a new support fund for managers and their artists affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is supported by donations from collecting society PPL as well as a number...
June 5, 2020
MMF GM: ‘We need to train people to value online content’
Jayne Stynes, general manager at management body the MMF, hopes that some of the innovation around livestreams during the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to lasting change. “At my most optimistic, I would love to believe...
June 4, 2020
Sandbox Issue 253: Music Marketing in Lockdown
Lead: We are now several weeks into lockdown and have moved far, far beyond just “doing a livestream”. There was some wavering at the start as to whether albums should be delayed by several weeks or brought forward, but...
May 28, 2020
MMF boss slams ‘laughably obtuse’ resistance to streaming reform
Yesterday was quite a day for Music Ally on social media: our piece exploring how streaming services can generate more royalties for artists was shared approvingly by both Daniel Ek and David Lowery – surely a first,...
May 7, 2020
MMF and FAC call for ‘recoupment holidays’ for artists
UK industry bodies the MMF and FAC have published some results from a survey of more than 150 managers and artists about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on their incomes. They have extrapolated the data to suggest...
March 30, 2020
EMMA launches its European music-managers mentorship program
Music managers body EMMA (the European Music Managers Alliance) is launching a pan-European mentorship scheme for managers, with applications opening today. Called EMMMA (an extra ‘m’, because it’s the European Music...
January 17, 2020