The New York Connection trip is coming up fast, and as so we wanted to take a moment to go into detail about some of the amazing employers that will be in attendance. Depending on your interests, there are 4 tracks including 2 employer sites in each. Today, we will be looking at the track for students who are interested in music management, by talking about Spotify and Warner Music Group.
Spotify is a digital music, podcast, and video streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs and other content from artists all over the world. Since its launch in 2008, Spotify has become the most popular global audio streaming subscription service with 232m users, including 108m subscribers, across 79 markets. They are the largest driver of revenue to the music business today. With its customized playlists and endless streaming options, Spotify has been the public’s gateway to musical faves and discoveries for the past several years. Their company has worked hard to perfect a system that allows for the right music during the right moment, leveraging user data, in-depth analytics, and influencer culture.
As a company, their mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity, by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Learn more about the inner workings of your favorite music app by connecting with Emerson alumni working with Spotify now.
Warner Music Group:
Warner Music Group Inc. (WMG), also known as Warner Music, is a music business (including artist services) and the music publishing business with its headquarters in New York City. As one of the “big three” recording companies and the third largest in the global music industry, WMG is known for running some of the largest and most successful labels in the world. These labels include but are not limited to Elektra Records, Warner Records, Parlophone, and Atlantic Records.
WMG is made up of a wide variety of businesses put in place to help artists achieve long-term creative and financial success while providing consumers with the highest-quality music content available. To manage this balance, WMG’s recorded music business includes their growing artist services business, which offers artist management, merchandising, touring, fan clubs, and more. From international labels to their recent partnership with Sesame Workshop, WMG has plenty of opportunities for students looking to learn more about the business of entertainment. Connect with some of the Emerson Alumni with WMG to learn more about the company and its opportunities.