Fan Data Guide

Music Managers Forum UK has published ‘The Fan Data Guide’, the latest instalment of the MMF’s Dissecting the Digital Dollar series. The Fan Data Guide explores the value of fan data, who owns it and how to maximize the use of the data when developing your artists’ business. The Fan Data Guide seeks to break down the key data types…

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Copyright Directive Update

The progress the music industry cheered in September seems to have slipped backwards since the Romanian Presidency took over chairing the Council of Ministers in January.  They have proposed a new text of article 13 of the Copyright Directive for the ‘Trialogue’ discussions between Parliament, Council and Commission on safe harbours that is considered too…

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EMMA & Education – MMF UK Accelerator Programme

MMF UK, in partnership with YouTube Music, have launched the Accelerator Programme for Music Managers – the first ever independent funding and professional development initiative designed solely for artist, songwriter and producer managers. The programme includes; •            up to £15,000 in bursary funding •            over £3000 and 50+ hours’ worth of manager-specific education courses covering…

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EMMA – Training sessions

EMMA member – Keith Harris (MMF UK) undertook in October training workshops in Portugal in the cities of Lisbon, Coimbra and Porto. The seminars were organised by AMAEI – the Professional Association for Musicians and Artists independent labels and publishers in Portugal. The aim of the seminars was to provide guidance about what management involves…

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EMMA at MaMA France

THURSDAY OCTOBER 18th  EMMA representatives had an opportunity to join one of the MaMA festival’s panel discussions, focusing on how fan’s money paid to music streaming services is allocated to artists. The panel was hosted by MMF France with panelists from MMF UK, Deezer, Believe Digital and the French artists coalition GAM. Panel was followed…

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