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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Professor George Howard talks about what having more visual content on Spotify's homepage means for the future of music streaming.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Billboard highlighted the music business programs at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Berklee Valencia in Spain in their annual list of the top music business schools throughout the world. 

Friday, September 16, 2022
Boston Business Journal

Berklee professor Ralph Jaccodine spoke about the need for midsize concert venues in Boston.

Friday, July 16, 2021

VICE News interviewed George Howard, a professor in the Music Business/Management Department, about the ethical dilemma fans are facing over streaming Britney Spears's music.

Monday, December 7, 2020

VICE interviewed Tonya Butler, chair of Berklee's Music Business/Management Department, in a feature about Taylor Swift's plan to re-record her old music.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Variety spoke to Tonya Butler, who becomes chair of the Music Business/Management Department in August, about how Berklee encourages its students to treat themselves as a business.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Berklee's music business/management program was highlighted in Billboard's annual feature on the top music business schools.

Friday, January 10, 2020
Business Insider

Business Insider spoke to professor George Howard about the different royalty payment systems used by music streaming services.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Billboard's annual ranking of top music business schools focused on programs that put students in the field, doing what they dream about after graduation. 

Friday, September 1, 2017
New York Times

George Howard was quoted in the New York Times about Taylor Swift’s new album and whether other artists can learn from her marketing tactics.

“Other artists will assume that they will be able to adapt or clone this approach to similar effect,” Professor Howard said. “It won’t happen. A large part of what Taylor Swift is able to do relies on her being Taylor Swift—she can do what others cannot.”

Saturday, April 1, 2017

George Howard was quoted in Forbes about blockchain technology.

"After having written at length over the past several years about blockchain technology, I'm delighted to observe what appears to be growing consensus that this technology could become a core tool in facilitating the creation of a music industry ecosystem in which there are more winners than losers."