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Music Business

The purpose of this guide is to give students interested in the music business a place to begin for research in the field. It covers researching the industry, consumer research, and some DIY starting points.

Industry Research

These resources are useful tools for researching information and data related to the economics and financials of major players within the music industry.  The databases listed here can be helpful in finding information like SWOT analyses, business strategies, and key executives within major music industry firms.  Try searching by NAICS code: 512250 (Record Production and Distribution) or 512200 (Sound Recording Industries).


Free and Governmental Resources

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