Billboard’s First-Ever Nashville Top 50 Power Players List Revealed

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Today’s country music is about crunchy guitar riffs, hip-hop beats and massive audiences that fill arenas, stadiums and bank accounts. Last year, the genre accounted for $830 million (12 percent) of total U.S. music sales and $397 million (15 percent) of the domestic touring business — and took aim at the future in an industry seen as constrained by the past. In its first assessment of influence in country music, Billboard ranks who’s got the most muscle in Music City.

See the full list and article here : http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/country/6640991/billboard-nashville-power-players-list-2015?mobile_redirection=false

10 REASONS NOT TO WORK IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

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Late one night this past week I was going through an existential crisis—an occurrence that has become far more frequent than one might hope. I sat and questioned every decision I’d made in my life up until that point. Why had I taken a year off of school? Why was I lacking my usual motivation to do anything? And above all, why in God’s name did I choose to pursue a career in the music industry?

Thinking about chasing a career in music? Here are 10 reasons why you shouldn’t.

 

 

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