60 Best Music Business Podcasts
Music Business Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Music Business Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Smart Music Business Podcast
Smart Music Business Podcast teaches you music marketing, promotions, and everything music industry related.
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Play⋅ 21.4K⋅ 9.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 9 min ⋅ Nov 2014 Get Email Contact
2. The Music Biz Weekly
San Francisco, California, US
The Music Biz Weekly, a weekly podcast hosted by Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert. Each week we will discuss the latest events in the music business and music marketing and DIY techniques. Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California.
Play⋅ 8.1K⋅ 35.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Aug 2013 Get Email Contact
3. Creative Juice
Orlando, Florida, US
Creative Juice, brought to you by Indepreneur, is a weekly 1-hour podcast dedicated to enabling you to pursue your creative passion. Each week we interview successful independent musicians, music industry professionals, and music marketers to give you an inside look at what it's like to treat your 'dream' like your 'fallback'. We also take you inside whats working now at the cutting edge of music marketing. You'll learn exactly how to gain control, clarity, and confidence in your music career.
Play⋅ 15.2K⋅ 544⋅ 5.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
4. The Business Side of Music
Nashville, Tennessee, US
The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 25-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.
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Play⋅ 952⋅ 924⋅ 318 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
5. The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast
Nashville, Tennessee, US
Rick Barker is the President and CEO of the Music Industry Blueprint in Nashville, TN. He is a manager, entrepreneur, author, and consultant focusing on the recent changes in the music business. By sharing his experience and insider tips, he helps his clients understand the music business and fast-tracks their steps to success. While those things describe his business life, the titles that he loves most are the ones which describe his personal life: Sober, Christian, Husband, and Father.
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Play⋅ 34.5K⋅ 45.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
The Setlist is the music business podcast from a Complete Music Update (CMU). CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business. The podcast helps people navigate and understand the music business through media, training, consultancy, and education.
Play⋅ 132⋅ 250 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jun 2015 Get Email Contact
7. DIY Musician Podcast
Portland, Oregon, US
The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews with promoters, lawyers, publishers, bookers, and artists of all styles and backgrounds to bring you the all the latest in music promotion and marketing. Born out of their daily work with artists at CD Baby and their own musical pursuits, Kevin and Chris are leading the charge to educate and encourage artists while building community among fellow musicians.
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Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 2.7K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 75 min ⋅ May 2007 Get Email Contact
8. ELEVATE MUSIC BUSINESS
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
On this podcast, I unpack different aspects of the music business, explain the music industry and break down ways of growing your music business by offering tips and advice. If you want to gain clarity of how the music industry works, grow your fanbase, get your music heard and make a living from your music, then subscribe to this podcast for all the juicy info.
Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 1.9K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
9. Music Lesson Business Academy
Santa Ana, California, US
Professional drummer for the band, Face to Face, owner of The Music Factory School of Music, and marketing consultant, Danny Thompson, brings you marketing and business tips for the modern music teaching business owner.
Play⋅ 31 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact
10. The Africa Music Law™ Show | Music Biz & Entertainment Law
Entertainment law news, music business, exclusive interviews, and legal commentary.
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Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 811 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 77 min Get Email Contact
11. Female Entrepreneur Musician with Bree Noble
Oakhurst, California, US
Host Bree Noble shares insights on how to create a sustainable career as a woman in the music business. This show includes two different episode formats, solo shows where Bree provides tips and tricks from her own knowledge and experience, and interviews with female musicians and industry pros. These interviews are inspirational and informational and help our audience get a different perspective on the business of music.
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 9.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
12. The New Music Business with Ari Herstand
Los Angeles, California, US
Ari Herstand is the best-selling author of How to Make It in the New Music Business. Forbes calls him The poster child of DIY music. In this show, he deconstructs the brightest minds in the music industry, digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and strategies that listeners can use to run successful careers of their own. Ari offers straight talk with no fluff and doesn't let his guests off easy. If there is a way, Ari will find it.
Play⋅ 13.2K⋅ 11.4K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
13. The Entrepreneurial Musician with Andrew Hitz
Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Entrepreneurial Musician with Andrew Hitz will help you make more money in the music business. Andrew brings his experience of performing in almost 40 countries over the last two decades to conversations with the most successful musical entrepreneurs in the world to provide actionable advice for anyone trying to succeed in today's ever-changing music industry.
Play⋅ 2.8K⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 12 min ⋅ Apr 2015 Get Email Contact
As a DIY musician, you know how hard it can be to plan tours, get booked, fund your next album, or sell your music. Bandhive is here to help you navigate the music business so you spend less time trying to figure things out and spend more time writing great music, tour, and interact with your fans!
Play⋅ 269 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
15. Blue Sky Studios Podcast
Jackson, Mississippi, US
This is a podcast about how to thrive in the Music Business. By spending time looking at the Business, as well as the Art side of music: Our hope is that this podcast will give you direction, motivation, and be a resource to navigate to a successful career in the ever-changing Music Business.
Play⋅ 238 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact
16. The Music Biz 101 & More Podcast
Wayne, New Jersey, US
Music Biz 101 & More is the only FREE advice talk show in America broadcast on college radio that focuses on the business side of the music & entertainment worlds. Hosted by William Paterson University's Dr. Stephen Marcone & Professor David Philp.
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 62 min ⋅ Aug 2015 Get Email Contact
17. The Music Ally Podcast
London, England, UK
Music Ally's podcasts analyze vital music business topics in detail, as they emerge. In our short-form Music Ally Focus podcasts, Stuart Dredge and Joe Sparrow break down important stories in under 15 minutes. And our regular Music Ally TV shows, where industry experts share cutting-edge knowledge in-depth, are hosted as longer-form podcasts. Together, they to keep on top of the rapidly-changing music industry!
Play⋅ 10.4K⋅ 22.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
18. The 80/20 Show
Phoenix, Arizona, US
The 80/20 Show tells the stories of professionals in the music industry. Developed by 80/20 Records, an independent record label. The host, Mike Zimmerlich, is the co-founder of 80/20 Records with over 15 years of experience in the music business. In this show, he interviews professionals in various roles (Artist Relations, Tour Managers, Radio Hosts, Music Journalists, Musicians, etc.).
Play⋅ 2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
19. Toby and the Whole Truth
Somerset, England, UK
My name is Toby Jepson and I have spent over 30 years working as a musician at an international level. In this Podcast, I seek to uncover the reality of what it means to live and work as a successful person in the real music business. I've interviewed characters from every sector of this crazy yet obsessively addictive world to try to uncover what it really takes to reach beyond the dream, step out of the garage and bedroom to escape the normal world, and become a success against the odds in the most competitive business there is.
Play⋅ 7.7K⋅ 5.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
20. Modern Music Marketing
Boston, Massachusetts, US
The Modern Music Marketing podcast is aimed at helping independent music creators learn how to market their music in the modern world and turn their music into a legitimate business. The music industry is constantly evolving, we need to evolve too.
Play⋅ 5.7K⋅ 54 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 76 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
21. Musicians Tip Jar : Season 1
Welcome to the musicians' tip jar, Where Chris Webb and Dave Tamkin talk about musicians and money. We want to take the mystery out of how a musician can make money beyond performing every night of their life. This show will explore the methods and strategies for creating assets in your music business and how it is not a magic trick when musicians get steady cash flow from their talents.
Play⋅ 436 ⋅6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
22. Music Rookie
Memphis, Tennessee, US
Interviews with top music industry professionals who share expert/insider knowledge and actionable advice. Regardless of your role, career length, or level of expertise, you'll find value in these conversations. We'll educate you on licensing, publicity, digital distribution, playlisting, podcasts, touring, radio promotion, label deals, social media management, advertising, marketing, booking, live streaming, live sessions, legal advice, and whatever else we can think of and we'll introduce you to experts in these fields. We'll give it to you straight and to the point with no filler.
Play⋅ 11.8K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
23. Music Is My Business Podcast
Atlanta, Georgia, US
The podcast where you can gain insight and learn proven strategies to build and monetize your music career. Hosted by music entrepreneur Anthony Clint Jr., who has produced music for Grammy-nominated artists, Emmy Award-winning TV shows and networks such as CBS, NBC, BET, E!, A&E, VH1, and more. Join him as he discusses music licensing, music business, and music production.
Play⋅ 3.9K⋅ 4.7K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
24. The Biztape
The Biztape is a weekly podcast that serves as a catch-all for music business and media news of the week. As music industry professionals themselves, host Colin McKay and Joe Wasilewski provide insight into the technical and business world of these closed curtain industries drawing from their research and expertise. No topic is off-limits when discussing these secretive and elusive industries.
Play⋅ 80⋅ 31 ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 70 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
25. The N'Courage & N'Spire Podcast
Orlando, Florida, US
The N'Courage & N'Spire Podcast is a podcast hosted by Durell Peart. Durell is a speaker, artist manager, and music business consultant. He is also an advocate for those living with a special need because he was born with a disability called Cerebral Palsy. The podcast is going to cover what it's like for Durell as well as others who live with a disability, music business educational topics, and industry professionals that help indie creatives build a successful music career and people with stories that N'Courage & N'Spire Durell.
Play⋅ 183⋅ 553 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
26. The Music Business Worldwide Podcast
The Music Business Worldwide Podcast profiles some of the brightest sparks and most successful executives working in the global music industry today.
Play⋅ 55.2K⋅ 29K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Jul 2015 Get Email Contact
27. Music Marketing Manifesto
Hollywood, California, US
Music Marketing Manifesto is a leading resource for today's DIY musicians, hosted by John Oszajca. John is a Music Marketing Expert, a Former Major Label Recording Artist, and one of the pioneers of Direct To Fan Marketing in the Music Industry.
Play⋅ 8.5K⋅ 4K ⋅ Feb 2011 Get Email Contact
28. Music Business Hacks
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
A music business show made for artists who are looking for clear information, inspiration, and application for their careers. Ideas are broken down into steps that musicians can use to advance their careers. The show is written and hosted by Simon Tam, an industry professional who is the founder of The Slants Foundation, author of multiple books, and longtime mentor/speaker at SXSW, the DIY Musician Conference, and other major events.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 8.8K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact
29. When Life Hands You Lennons
Los Angeles, California, US
When Life Hands You Lennons spotlight music professionals across the industry, including music producers, managers, songwriters, engineers, and more.
Play⋅ 1.5K⋅ 977 ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact
30. Music Business Podcast
Brooklyn, New York, US
Whether you're an aspiring music business professional or a seasoned vet, every Thursday, The Music Business podcast brings you the trends, tactics, and insights from some of the world's most innovative minds in music. Hosts Artist Manager Jordan Williams and Sam Hysell of NOX aren't teachers, we're entertainment industry professionals, drinkers, wannabe comedians, and, most importantly, fans. Come learn and laugh with us.
Play⋅ 5.3K ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
31. How Music Charts
Sunnyvale, California, US
Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real-time.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 3.3K ⋅11 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
32. The Music Industry Podcast
London, England, UK
The Music Industry Podcast discusses all things relevant to this modern music industry and what artists can be doing to market their music to the masses. Presented by Burstimo's Maddy and Alex, The Music Industry Podcast delves into all areas from Spotify to live events, merchandise to social media, branding to music promotion.
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Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 2.1K⋅ 17.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
33. Behind the Music Business Podcast
Bristol, England, UK
In conversation with a cross-section of music business professionals for those who want to start their journey through any part of the Music Industry. The Behind the (Music) Business Podcast looks at the music industry and talks to those who work in it about their roles, interests, and motivations in order to find out more about the people behind the business.
Play⋅ 458 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
34. The Daily Music Business Podcast
The Daily Music Business Podcast brings you advice for achieving your independent music career every day. Whether you are a new artist or an experienced professional, TDMBP brings you music business tips, strategies, and detailed steps for advancing your career in music from a variety of music business professionals. Though far from exhaustive, topics such as Spotify and Apple Music music streaming and playlisting, marketing, how to get signed, how to make more money with music, music production, and music publishing are covered in 15 minutes or fewer episodes.
Play⋅ 3.5K ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact
35. No-Nonsense Music Marketing
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Growing a business from 0 to a multi-MILLION dollar brand (in the music industry of all places) doesn't happen by mistake. Omari has done just that, and now we're sharing our in-depth strategies, tactics, & knowledge with the new music industry.
Play⋅ 34.6K⋅ 126.4K ⋅12 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 12 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
36. The Out to Be Podcast
New York City, New York, US
Want to learn the strategy you need to grow your music career, without sacrificing your sanity? The Out to Be Podcast is a podcast for musicians, music entrepreneurs, music industry coaches, and music teachers, that discusses all things music biz strategy. Taking a holistic approach, we incorporate episodes on strategy, wellness, and personal development so you can say goodbye to burnout and learn the ins and outs of sustainable business practices in your music career.
Play⋅ 453⋅ 220 ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
37. The Music Marketing Academy
Peterborough, England, UK
This podcast is where Des talks about the ever-growing music business. Learn how unknown artists can catapult their careers if they know the strategic steps to take to market and grow their brands.
Play⋅ 301⋅ 61.4K ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
38. The Business of Music Podcast
Charlotte, North Carolina, US
Everything you need to know about owning and growing music business. Elliot Tousley and James Landry, co-founders of De Novo Agency and Songflowr Music Distribution, have partnered with hundreds of independent musicians since 2018 and look to provide clarity in the murky business that is the music industry.
Play⋅ 1.8K⋅ 282 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
39. Music Wise Podcast : the music industry demystified
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
It's literally a foreign exchange between Rhona Bennett (Entertainer/ Personal Power Coach) in America and Bindu De Knock (Entertainment Lawyer/ Musician) in The Netherlands! Join the Music Wise Podcast page and stay up to date with the latest information to help you thrive in the music industry and life in general. This podcast is focused on a more whole-istic approach to success.
Play⋅ 292⋅ 13 ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
40. Music Business Mindset
Boring, Oregon, US
Looking to grow in the music industry? You're in the right place! Music Business Mindset helps you grow both personally and professionally as an artist. You'll hear interviews with awesome artists and industry professionals.
Play⋅ 34 ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
41. Drop The MIC: Music Industry Conversations
Stanford, California, US
Drop The MIC: Music Industry Conversations is a podcast hosted by students at Stanford University looking to discover the ins and outs of the music business. Tune in each week to hear a new team of students learn about aspects of the industry ranging from Record Labels to Touring, Marketing to Songwriting, and so much more, straight from some of the most established individuals who have spent their careers making the music we all know and love.
Play⋅ 16 ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
42. Making Money in the Music Business
Welcome to the making money in the music business podcast where we share insightful views on a variety of topics in the music industry that can help you make more money from your music business.
Play⋅ 357⋅ 634 ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact
43. Music Business 101
Los Angeles, California, US
Each month we host the Music Business 101 Q&A Live on Instagram featuring top industry professionals discussing the current state of the music biz
Play⋅ 12.1K⋅ 9.1K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
44. The Art & Business of Music Podcast
Birmingham, England, UK
Jimmy Davis, aka T8PES, will be digging deep into what it means to be a creative & professional in the business of music. Interviewing artists, musicians, managers, agents, music industry professionals, and everyone in between to offer an insight into what a career in music looks like.
Play⋅ 152⋅ 10 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
45. Black Girls Make Music
Washington, District of Columbia, US
This is the Story of Creative Black Woman Musicians and Music Lovers. Do you need encouragement or help in your music career journey to become a full-time artist? Join Alecia Renece, on the journey of creating, writing, and sharing music that heals, resonates, and connects to listeners through storytelling. From singer-songwriters, DJs, Instrumentalists, Music Business Women, Interviews with other Musicians and Artists own stories filled with tips, encouragement and how-to, we help you create the music you believe in and the life you love.
Play⋅ 400 ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact
46. Raponomics Podcast
Raponomics podcast offers useful how-to information about the music business for rappers, producers, songwriters, DJs, and singers. The brainchild of Wendy's Day from Rap Coalition, raponomics delivers tried and true concepts so artists can build their fanbases and monetize their music. Wendy shares current, innovative ideas and skillsets to achieve success in today's music business. Wendy's Day remains relevant and at the forefront of the music industry by continuing to build superstars and successful independent labels.
Play⋅ 30.9K ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Dec 2016 Get Email Contact
47. The Exploration Podcast
Santa Monica, California, US
Each Wednesday we bring you a lesson on the music industry and every Friday the audio version of our weekly newsletter.
Play⋅ 218⋅ 189 ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 7 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
48. Rappers Guide Podcast
Rappers Guide Podcast is a Music Business podcast that intends to bring independent artists up to speed on the current climate of the music industry. Hosted by Bailz Pagliacci & Diggy Metro, RGP is a show that is set up to build a community in the music scene.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
49. Julian Jewels
Julian Jewels is an education platform and community supporting musicians and creative professionals in their journey towards financial self-sufficiency. It's a resource you can use to learn how to manage & operate a business, advertise & market your music-related products, connect with other creatives, and get the right strategies to build and monetize your fan base. The Daily Jewels podcast provides educational resources, information, and up-to-date news about the music business.
Play⋅ 244⋅ 37 ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
50. Make Music Make Sense Make Money
In this podcast, the host will teach you the music business, tips, tools, and many more to help you grow and obtain assets.
Play 10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 4 min ⋅ May 2021 Get Email Contact
51. Kingdom of Rock - Music Industry, Tech and Business
Los Angeles, California, US
Trying to tackle the unique problems and challenges of the entertainment industry? Hosted by Matt Gibson and Yashi Brown, Kingdom of Rock focuses on interviewing Rock Stars in every industry like Grant Cardone, John Lee Dumas on how they achieve success in business and life.
Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 13.9K ⋅ Dec 2015 Get Email Contact
52. Music Business Insights Podcast
Portland, Oregon, US
If you're desperate to break into the music business and want to hear tips and advice from insiders this podcast is for you! You'll be able to discover from the professionals themselves what it takes to do what they do and where to start if you're a beginner. My name is Orlando, I'm a professional percussionist and music producer from Cuba now living in the US, founder of Elisha Record Studio, and your host on this show.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
Music Business Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Antonia K. Moore||anchor.fm||53|
|Elliot Tousley & James Landry||anchor.fm||48|
Music Business Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Music Biz Weekly Podcast||24|
|Album Release Strategy||24|
|Building A Fan Base||24|
|Connect With Your Fans||24|
|Defining Fan Value||24|
|Diy Music Marketing||24|
|Help With Your Online Strategy||24|
|Marketing Your Music||24|
|Marketing Your Music Online||24|
|Marketing Your Music Video||24|
|Marketing Your Own Music||24|
|Music Biz Weekly||24|
|Music Marketing Consultant||24|
|Music Marketing Strategy||24|
|Online Marketing Strategy||24|
|Social Media (Industry)||24|
|Amazon Music For Artists||23|
|Apple Music For Artists||23|
|Bands In Town||23|
|Digital Music Services||23|
|Facebook Ad Manager||23|
|Global Music Distribution||23|
|How To Win Over Your Fans||23|
|Music Video Promotion||23|
|Online Music Course||23|
|Pitching To Radio||23|
|Spotify For Artists||23|
|Digital Service Providers||15|
|Digital Supply Chain||14|
|Digital Media Association||11|