2017 Ivor Novello Inspiration Award Goes to Gary Numan

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The 2017 recipient of the Ivor Inspiration Award, went to our very own Gary Numan. We are humbled to work with such an array of musical talent, and especially proud when our creators get the recognition they deserve, outside the Kobalt community.

Kobalt at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

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The 2017 Billboard Music Awards take place on Sunday, May 21st, at 8:00 p.m. ET, on ABC. Quite a few Kobalt clients are in the running for awards this year, and we wanted to be the first to congratulate them on their nomination! See the full list below:

Willard Ahdritz Speaks at Collision: Kobalt’s Plan to Regrow the Music Industry

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Willard sat with The Economist’s Gady Epstein to discuss why the music industry has significantly declined in market size, and how technology has led a massive positive evolution and revival for artists, music companies, and DSPs, alike.

Pandora Premium: What It Means for Listeners and Artists

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The beta release of Pandora Premium has us thinking about the way streaming has brought different demographics and listener bases together under one service. Pandora’s new streaming service offers listeners a unique platform to discover music while staying true to their radio DNA.

Big & Rich Win Gold Digital Single Award for "Look At You"

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At the end of February this year, Big and Rich's chart-topping song “Look At You,” self-released in partnership with our own Kobalt Music Recordings, received the Gold Digital Single Award