Writing in Adweek's music issue, Chief Creative Officer, NA Omid Farhang writes that "In the age of access to more music than we could ever listen to in 10 lifetimes, credible curators give us a better shot at turning our investment of time spent on new music into a satisfying yield of cultural currency. For many brands, that means placing calculated bets on winners."
Besides all the great music that came out this year, there was plenty of other news happening too in the music world. Here is our top 10 of the biggest stories.
"This year the World Cup returned to Brazil – the home of rhythm – and marketers found that music is a brand’s best friend. In fact, music may have separated the winners from the losers in the brand competition happening around the actual games," writes NY's Glenn Minerley (VP, Group Director, Music & Entertainment) on MediaPost.