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Un-predictable and un-scripted, informative and always entertaining!  A “must listen” for anyone interested in music.  That’s how our audience is describing Music Business Radio, a syndicated weekly one-hour specialty program spotlighting the inside workings of the music business.  The show is hosted by music market expert, consultant, and author, David Hooper, and features interviews with various industry professionals giving the listeners their insight and expertise into the business.  Our wide-ranging guest list include Grammy Award winning producers, artists, musicians, and songwriters….as well as, record executives, promoters and artist managers.

Recent Episodes

Music Business Radio: Touring Industry COVID-19 Update

David Hooper interviews three guests, all from the touring side of the music industry: Chad Jeffers, a touring musician who plays with acts like Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and Kenny Loggins; Emmy-awarded audio engineer, Danny Poland; and Ryan Goldbacher, tour manager for...

Music Business Radio: Jason Davis

David Hooper is joined remotely by Jason Davis, an entertainment industry executive, artist manager, and songwriter with One One 7, Radar Label Group, and Noble Management. He's worked with acts like Boyz ll Men, Sugar Ray, P. Diddy, Dolly Parton, and more....

Music Business Radio: Nick Autry

In a special remotely recorded episode, MBR welcomes producer, engineer, songwriter and General Manager of Nashville's legendary Sound Stage Studios at Black River Entertainment, Nick Autry. He'll talk about the coronavirus' effect on recording studios, his work with Carolina Story and Willie...

Music Business Radio: Brandy Clark

This week, Music Business Radio welcomes singer, songwriter, Brandy Clark. In addition to being a Grammy nominated artist, her songs have been recorded by Sheryl Crow, The Band Perry, Reba McEntire and many more. We talk about writing and recording her new album Your...

Music Business Radio: Notes For Notes

Music Business Radio welcomes Will Flores and Philip Gilley of Notes for Notes, a nonprofit organization that builds, equips and staffs free recording studios for youth. We'll talk about how Notes for Notes was started, how Nashville has embraced it and how to get involved.

Music Business Radio: Jenn Hanson-dePaula

"If you're marketing to everyone, you're marketing to no one." This week on Music Business Radio, we talk with Jenn Hanson-dePaula about how publicity has evolved, how to connect more personally with fans on social media, and what marketing...

Music Business Radio: The Other Nashville Society

In this week's episode, Music Business Radio welcomes seven guests: Holley Maher and Josh Collum, two of the five cofounders of The Other Nashville Society, a trade organization for the non-country music community in Nashville; Gareth Mellor and Jesse Feister from Kobalt...