14 episodes

Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is the leading information and jobs service for the global music industry. The MBW Podcast profiles some of the brightest sparks – and most successful executives – working in the global business today. Recent interviews include: Kerry Trainor, CEO of SoundCloud; Steve Stoute, CEO of Google-backed UnitedMasters; Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO of $12m-backed Stem; Daniel Glass, CEO of Glassnote Records; and Justin Tranter, songwriter for artists like Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, John Legend and Gwen Stefani.

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Music Business Worldwide (MBW) is the leading information and jobs service for the global music industry. The MBW Podcast profiles some of the brightest sparks – and most successful executives – working in the global business today. Recent interviews include: Kerry Trainor, CEO of SoundCloud; Steve Stoute, CEO of Google-backed UnitedMasters; Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO of $12m-backed Stem; Daniel Glass, CEO of Glassnote Records; and Justin Tranter, songwriter for artists like Selena Gomez, Fifth Harmony, John Legend and Gwen Stefani.

    Mattias Tengblad, CEO, Corite: 'The right artist could raise $1m on our platform this year.'

    Mattias Tengblad, CEO, Corite: 'The right artist could raise $1m on our platform this year.'

    Mattias Tengblad is co-founder and CEO of Stockholm-based Corite, which believes it can revolutionize the way artists generate money from their recorded music.Corite is, at first glance, a simple digital distributor, in the same core space as TuneCore,...

    • 35 min
    Dooney Battle, CEO, Tha Lights Global: 'We were offered $5m and said no.'

    Dooney Battle, CEO, Tha Lights Global: 'We were offered $5m and said no.'

    Dooney Battle is CEO & Founder of Tha Lights Global – a record label, publisher and artist management company whose clients include Dominic Fike and Lil Pump.Lil Pump previously signed to Warner Records in an $8m deal but now, two albums on, is back...

    • 23 min
    Merck Mercuriadis, CEO, Hipgnosis: 'We've invested north of $1 billion in songs.'

    Merck Mercuriadis, CEO, Hipgnosis: 'We've invested north of $1 billion in songs.'

    Merck Mercuriadis is Founder & CEO of UK-based Hipgnosis Songs Fund, which has acquired songs – or pieces of songs – that have fuelled hits like Rihanna's Umbrella, Al Green's Let's Stay Together, Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You, Beyoncé's Single Ladies,...

    • 42 min
    Steve Stoute, CEO, UnitedMasters: 'That's not the record business, man – that's the lottery business!'

    Steve Stoute, CEO, UnitedMasters: 'That's not the record business, man – that's the lottery business!'

    Steve Stoute is the founder and CEO of UnitedMasters – the US-based music distribution and services platform that in 2017 raised $70 million from backers including Google/Alphabet and 20th Century Fox.UnitedMasters has signed brand partnership deals...

    • 31 min
    Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO, Stem: 'Our ambitions are bigger than just being a distributor.'

    Milana Rabkin Lewis, CEO, Stem: 'Our ambitions are bigger than just being a distributor.'

    Stem is one of the most talked-about companies in music distribution. The Los Angeles-based company was founded by Milana Rabkin Lewis (pictured) in 2015, and has raised over $12m to date, reportedly from figures including Scooter Braun and Mark...

    • 32 min
    David Israelite, CEO, NMPA: Spotify vs. Songwriters

    David Israelite, CEO, NMPA: Spotify vs. Songwriters

    Spotify's legal objection to songwriter pay rise

    • 14 min

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