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Past articles by Amy:

Clive Davis at 89: Whitney Houston, NYC Show, and Why He Won't Retire

The supermogul and record chief Clive Davis has forged an empire of music’s top-billing artists. At nearly 90, why can’t he retire — or let the past go? → Read More

Clive Davis: New York's Homecoming Concert Will Be 'Wonderfully Collaborative'

The star-packed show will “make you identify with an all-time New York state of mind,” says the legendary exec. “It was a singular mission” → Read More

Did 'Butter' Butter Butter?

A rather scientifically tenuous investigation into whether U.S. sales of butter crested upward due to BTS's summer anthem "Butter" → Read More

Morgan Wallen, the Winner No One Can Admit

The walking succès de scandale, who has become the best-selling artist of the year while being shunned by every supposed authority in music, is a sour, familiar American lesson → Read More

Read the Black Music Action Coalition's 'Industry Report Card' on Race in Music

The inaugural report grades dozens of music companies, from AEG and Amazon to WME and YouTube, on how well they have kept their theatrical promises from Blackout Tuesday → Read More

Timbaland, Super-Producer and 'Verzuz' Mastermind, on the Future of Music

“The next revolution is going to be in the creator space, where there are millions of kids making music in their bedrooms,” says the multi-hyphenate artist → Read More

Lyor Cohen Last Word Interview: The Future of Music

The perdurable music mogul on true entrepreneurship, the pitfalls of viral hits, and what defines success → Read More

JoJo's New Song Is Here to Officiate the Y2K Revival

The moody “Creature of Habit,” whose music video drops later today (May 27th), is a teaser of what’s to come from JoJo’s sixth studio album → Read More

An Ex-Spotify Exec Breaks Down Modern Music's 'Tarzan Economics'

In a new book, Will Page, Spotify's former chief economist, lays out eight principles for entrepreneurship in the rapid-fire digital era → Read More

T-Mobile's Ex-CEO John Legere Bought a $888,888.88 Steve Aoki NFT

Steve Aoki's "Dream Catcher" art collection, which went on sale March 7th, brought in $4.25 million in sales, with Legere's purchase setting a single-item record for the hosting platform → Read More

Women in Music Dwindled in 2020: USC Study

USC’s annual study finds that the number of women writing and performing hit songs became even more sparse last year, narrowing to as low as 2% in the producing field → Read More

Vicarious Hollywood at Clive Davis' 2021 Pre-Grammy Gala

Bruce Springsteen, John Legend, Joni Mitchell, Alicia Keys, and Nancy Pelosi graced Saturday night’s invite-only virtual fête, which assembled a variety show out of fever-dream nostalgia → Read More

Ja Rule, a Robinhood User Since 2014, Calls GameStop an ‘Uprising’

The rapper, who is getting ready to launch his own app and crypto coin, wades into the Robinhood-Reddit-GameStop saga: "The little guys are left holding the bag" → Read More

Why Superstar Artists Are Selling Their Music Rights: An Explainer

Musicians are cashing in on their catalogs to the tune of millions. What’s driving the trend? Which artists and songwriters have sold their rights — and what does it mean? → Read More

How 2020 Changed the Music Business Forever

From six-figure TikTok snippets to virtual-reality stardom to Travis Scott McNugget pillows, here are 12 ways the bizarre year upended the music industry — setting artists and listeners up for an even wackier 2021 → Read More

Lil Peep Died Three Years Ago. The Lawsuits Are Raging On

The rapper’s 2017 death is at the heart of a suit from Lil Peep's mother against his former label — but now the label is responding with its own allegations. In the music industry, other managers and lawyers are watching the case nervously → Read More

Meet the Music Business's Leaders of Tomorrow — Future 25

Rolling Stone's second-annual celebration of entrepreneurs, inventors, and iconoclasts in the music industry spotlights Nashville managers, K-pop gurus, TikTok experts, and many more individuals reinventing the business → Read More

Big Hit Entertainment's Global CEO Lenzo Yoon — Future 25

The music executive — who will soon relocate to the U.S. to formalize Big Hit's global ambitions — is helping K-pop grow its center of gravity → Read More

National Independent Venue Association's President Dayna Frank — Future 25

The showrunner behind Minneapolis venue First Avenue rushed to corral the live music industry when Covid struck — and is now helping hundreds of venues across the U.S. survive the silence → Read More

Twitch's Head of Music Tracy Chan — Future 25

From striking new deals to experimenting with ways for music fans to connect to their favorite artists, the entrepreneur-turned-executive is designing music's gaming-inspired future at Twitch → Read More