Many are pressing play, but who’s willing to pay? In the past year, digital video viewing is on the rise for both free and paid content. And more teens are willing to pay for digital content, with 63% saying they purchased digital video in the past year, up from just 45% in 2016.

At Columbia Records, I had the chance to work with incredible talent. Adele. Beyoncé. Rachel Platten. One Direction. Passion Pit. Ruth B. The lifeblood of the music business is talent. It's about discovering talent and then letting that talent connect with an audience. At the label, everyone, no matter how big or small their role, exhibited a real sense of pride about making an artist successful.  By Elliot Lum, head of talent acquisition at the ANA's Educational Foundation

As part of Univision Communications Inc.’s (UCI) expanding integrated music strategy, Uforia Music has partnered with Casa Limon to launch U-LAB, a Music Innovation Center.

First it was 8-track tapes, then cassettes, then compact discs and now, it’s digital. And for a long time, it looked like digital auditory advancements would ultimately kill off vinyl–perhaps the most potent, transcendent and game-changing form of music content discovery to date.

TouchTunes, an in-venue interactive entertainment platform in North America, released its annual Year-End Music Charts reporting on the top played songs and artists of 2014.  Based on songs played across its domestic network of over 60,000 jukeboxes, TouchTunes’ Year-End review provides unique insight into the music choices of bar and restaurant patrons regionally and nationwide.

SiriusXM announced it has joined with global music superstar Pitbull to create a channel featuring music by the international pop star as well as his personal musical selections.     

Terra presented Latin music Superstar Juanes for the first on-stage performance of his new album "Loco de Amor" (Crazy from Love) in a world-wide digitally-streamed concert that took place earlier this month in Miami.

  Three-faceted music: Crossbreeding, Syncretism and Hybridization in Latin America, offering a visual and acoustic perspective on the indigenous, Hispanic and African cultural roots of Latin American music.

There’s no way around it—the music industry faces a serious challenge in maintaining revenues in the digital era. Audiences are consuming music through new channels that are still in the process of being monetized, such as online radio, and piracy remains a steady threat to the bottom lines of music companies across the globe.

Univision’s “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards) celebrated its  tenth birthday with a party in the hottest South Beach style—with sand, palm trees, sailboards, boats, campfires, a lighthouse, fireworks, and even an onstage swimming pool where superstars Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull took an unexpected