Music: The Business, 8th Edition

Music: The Business, 8th Edition

English | August 12th, 2021  | 400 pages | True EPUB | 1 MB

This essential and highly acclaimed guide, now updated and revised in its eighth edition, explains the business of the British music industry.

Drawing on her extensive experience as a media lawyer, Ann Harrison offers a unique, expert opinion on the deals, the contracts and the business as a whole. She examines in detail the changing face of the music industry and provides absorbing and up-to-date case studies.

Whether you’re a recording artist, songwriter, music business manager, industry executive, publisher, journalist, media student, accountant or lawyer, this practical and comprehensive guide is indispensable reading.

Fully revised and updated.


• The current types of record and publishing deals, and what you can expect to see in the contracts
• A guide to making a record, manufacture, distribution, branding, marketing, merchandising, sponsorship, band arrangements and touring
• Information on music streaming, digital downloads and piracy
• The most up-to-date insights on how the COVID-19 crisis has affected marketing
• An in-depth look at copyright law and related rights
• Case studies illustrating key developments and legal jargon explained.


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