3 PREDICTIONS ABOUT THE NIGERIAN RECORDED MUSIC INDUSTRY IN 2020

"Afrobeats has seemingly now hit critical mass in the US urban entertainment community — as opposed to a couple of years ago when most mistook “buzz” for market penetration, which i briefly discussed here. This community has been the primary driver of mainstream music entertainment in that market for almost two decades. So, the penetration of Nigerian music/artists into this segment is a strong indication the US market is now ready/willing to accept Afrobeats as the new hit sound — like ragga and reggaeton have enjoyed in the past."
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How to Run A Record Label for Dummies

A record Label is like any brand or company; it requires a method(s) of operation. The difference in running a record label is that the “product and services” it deals with are Peculiar. These “products and services” requires technical protective mechanisms, accountability procedure, good human relationship and public relations expertise, involvement in creative research and […]
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NCC TO LICENSE MCSN AS COLLECTING SOCIETY

[Reported] Image Credit : (africamusiclaw.com) Following an extensive investigation into the refusal of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to approve Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) as a collecting society, the Federal Government, through the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has directed the NCC, to “issue with immediate effect, an approval […]
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REGISTER FOR NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE 2017

[ Reported ] Image Credit : (thenet.ng) NECLive is the marketplace of ideas, products, and services for the Nigerian Entertainment industry.   We respectfully invite you to join us at the fifth edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference, #NECLive5. NECLive is the marketplace of ideas, products, and services for the Nigerian Entertainment industry. We are now approaching capacity […]
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VINYL SALES TO TOP $1BN FOR FIRST TIME SINCE THE 1980S

 [Reported] Annual sales of vinyl records will surpass $1bn (£820m) for the first time since the 1980s this year, according to a report published last week. Professional services firm Deloitte predicts that sales of LPs will continue their resurgence in 2017 to register double-digit growth for the seventh consecutive year as people continue to favour the physical format. Until a decade ago, the 12-inch record […]
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YOUTUBE UNVEILS YOUTUBE TV, ITS LIVE TV STREAMING SERVICE

[Reported] After a year of rumors, YouTube is finally drawing back the curtain on its latest play for entertainment industry domination — a live TV service. At the company’s Playa Vista offices, a crowd of roughly 100 journalists settled into tables and chairs arrayed in the company’s hangar-like foyer to the strains of “Video Killed […]
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