Can Virtual Concerts Be A Good Substitute For Touring?

Market Trends:
Live Nation To Increase Burden On Artists For Live Concerts In 2021
As Live Streaming Grows, Focus On Proper Licensing Grows As Well
UMG Becomes First Major To Expand Into Israel And Morocco
SiriusXM Acquires Simplecast, Becoming An All-In-One Podcast Platform

Big Winners:
BTS Earns $20 Million From One Virtual Concert

Are Live Music Events Back?

Market Trends:
YouTube’s Foundry Selects 2020 Batch
Joe Rogan’s Exclusive Contract With Spotify Increased Spotify Valuation By $4B (8.56%)
Bipartisan Push For More Transparency Behind SBA Loans

Big Winners:
Dyal Capital Partners Looks To Purchase Minority Stakes In NBA Franchises

Live Concert Updates:
First Music Venues Experimenting With Live Concerts Again At Reduced Capacity

Should The Music Industry Follow The Video Game Industry?

Market Trends:
Universal Studios Brings Record Online Streaming Revenue At Theaters’ Expense
Spotify’s Premium User Base Increased By 6M In Q1 2020/ What This Means For Streaming
Streaming Leading Australian Music Industry Success

Big Winners:
Artists X Video Games

Market Shifts:
Proposal To Restructure The Music Industry Like Epic Games

“One World” Concert Implications On Virtual Performances

Market Trends:
Quibi’s Dramatic Release Met With Mixed Results
Independent Artists Are Releasing Music Faster
One World: Together At Home Concert Successes And Drawbacks

Big Winners:
Katelyn Tarver & StarsInTheHouse

Tips For Creators:
💩Happens, Creators, What Are You Going To Do About It?