Georgia Music Partners fundraiser kicks off at Criminal Records Oct. 28

Georgia Music Partners — the authority that grows and improves the music economy in Georgia — on Oct. 28 launches an eight-week “Fundraising Tour” campaign to further music advocacy in Georgia.The free, public event starts at 7 p.m. at Atlanta’s Criminal Records in Little 5 Points. “Music is part of the fabric of everyone’s life […]

This Week: Georgia Music Partners Quarterly Member Meeting @ Park Tavern 10/7/15

Georgia Music Partners is hosting its quarterly meeting this Wednesday, October 7th at Park Tavern at 11:45AM. Guest speakers for this meeting will include Chris Rickwood and Andrew Lackey. Chris is one of the most sought after composers for video game, film and television soundtracks. Andrew is an award-winning sound designer with over 90 film, […]

4 Atlanta Music Non-Profits Benefiting the ATL Music Scene

With legendary musicians coming from and through the city on a regular basis, Atlanta is certainly known for having a great music scene. The city is also a hotbed for some fantastic non-profits that are benefitting the music scene and the world in general. We’re proud to be home to the following non-profits below that are striving […]

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GMP Releases White Paper Identifying Challenges and Opportunities Facing Georgia’s Music Industry

Georgia Music Partners (GMP), the advocacy arm of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter, has published a white paper on Georgia’s music industry that provides an analysis of the competitive challenges and opportunities to boost the economic impact of Georgia music while building an international brand. To download a copy of the white paper, visit The […]

Buy Local….music that is

If you’re not familiar with the organization Georgia Music Partners and you’re in the music industry, you should be. Georgia Music Partners promotes the business of music and related music technology in the state of Georgia. It was formed to motivate this state’s musicians, music professionals, educators and legislators to work together to further develop […]

Atlanta Artist Gets Placed In TV Show, “Don’t Trust The B In Apt. 23” By Atlanta Placement Company

Who says you have to be in Hollywood do you get your music placed in TV or film? Atlanta hip hop artist, Yac-Yan Da Biznessman’s song “Good, Good” got placed in ABC’s hit sitcom Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23″‘ (ep. 106 “It’s Just Sex), AND the  song was placed by local music licensing company, […]

Georgia Music Partners, The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter & Gov. Deal Recognize Signing Of Ammended GA. Entertainment Tax Credit

                        Today,Governor Nathan Deal and the board of Georgia MusicPartners (GMP) recognized the signing of the amended Georgia Entertainment Tax Credit, which now clearly includes music production as an attributable expense for qualified productions. The credit is expected to increase music production in the […]

Georgia Legislature Ends On a High Note By Siding With Music Industry On Entertainment Tax Credit Amendment

The music industry in Georgia is one step closer to getting the same tax incentive that the film industry has been receiving for the past few years. Georgia Music Partners (GMP) and The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter successfully engaged the Georgia Legislature to add language to the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act that clearly shows that […]

GA Musicians And Advocates Take On The Golden Dome For Inaugural Georgia Music Day

By Eileen Tilson/ @tktalt_tn The Golden Dome is going to feel a little more like a “Golden Concert” this Tuesday as Zac Brown Band’s Coy Bowles & John Hopkins, and Corey Smith participate in the very first Georgia Music Day this Tuesday, Jan. 24th at the Capitol, an initiative to encourage the legislators to help […]

Georgia Music Partners Takes Initiative To The Golden Dome

By Eileen Tilson An interesting article was in the Atlanta Business Chronicle‘s SaportaReport today. Tammy Hurt, co-founder of the Georgia Music Partners, explains just how, if their initiative passes, the Georgia music community will benefit financially. A study recently done for the  “Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis of the Music Industry in Georgia,” recently published […]