PLEASE NOTE THIS RESOURCE IS FOR BPI MEMBERS ONLY.
You will receive an email with enrolment details at 10am on the listed start date.
The Evolving Record Industry Series session comprises of the following 3 modules:
01: THE RECORDED MUSIC BUSINESS IN 2021
What are the key revenues, the key trends and the key challenges in the recorded music business in 2021? Get an overview of the global record industry today, including how artists and labels are generating income from their recordings, and how the industry itself is evolving across the world.
How recorded music makes money in 2021.
The biggest and fastest growing recorded music markets.
The people and companies that make up the record industry.
The record industry’s collecting societies.
Future challenges and opportunities in recorded music.
02: THE EVOLUTION OF RECORD DEALS
The artist/label relationship has evolved a lot in the last fifteen years. Today artists have a much wider range of options when choosing a business partner to work on their recordings. This webinar explains that evolution and runs through the key deal types now available.
The ten label/distribution deals now available.
The pros and cons of the different approaches.
The key negotiation points in a modern label deal.
How the artist / label / manager relationship has changed.
Why major label deals can still be attractive.
03: THE EVOLUTION OF MUSIC DISTRIBUTION
Music distribution has changed a lot over the last fifteen years. This webinar reviews the evolution of digital distribution, explaining how distributors expanded their services and client base, and runs through the distribution options open to artists and labels today.
Why music distributors play a key role in the record industry.
How and why the range of services distributors offer has expanded.
The pros and cons of artists working directly with distributors.
The key factors to consider when picking a distributor.
The key challenges in the music distribution sector today.
These sessions are delivered as part of CMU's own Learning Programme, independent to the CMU training courses created for the BPI. You will have access to these modules for a week and will be able to go through the resources at your own pace.