Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Submit Your Music for the Independent Music Awards


Back again, the Independent Music Awards are providing members of The Orchard with a bonus Free Song entry to the program’s 17th annual edition. Click HERE to enter in any IMA Album, EP, Song, Producer, Video and Design category, and you’ll receive a coupon with your receipt to submit a Free Song entry. Whether it’s a debut release… Read more »

Built By Girls: Championing S.T.E.M Leaders Of Tomorrow


According to the Economics & Statistics Administration (ESA), 47% of jobs in the United States are held by women, but only 24% hold careers in STEM. Despite this gender disparity, S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) has also proven to provide smaller wage gaps in comparison to Non-STEM fields. Here at The Orchard, we take pride in female leadership across all areas. We… Read more »

Vevo Sunsets Website and Mobile App


If you visited Vevo’s website during the last month or so, you may have seen a message similar to that shown below stating: “From June 6, 2018 head over to youtube.com/vevo to keep watching your favorite music videos.” Vevo has shuttered elements of its consumer-facing website and mobile apps as it shifts towards growth opportunities on YouTube and other outlets,… Read more »

The Meeting Of Minds At Midem 2018


This past week, Cannes opened its arms once again to the global music community as Midem presented its annual conference. With attendees from over 80 countries, discussions were held over the course of four days on the issues we are facing today as well as what’s in store for the future of the music industry. After… Read more »