Editorial Director, Billboard
Hannah Karp is the editorial director of Billboard, which she joined as news director in 2017. She previously covered the music industry as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and holds an economics degree from Duke University and a master's degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
How Video Games Supercharge Artist Development
10/12/23, 4:00 PM
TikTok is not the only overnight hitmaker – video gaming has been launching artist careers from unknown to international stardom swiftly and efficiently for years. Now with more integrated technologies and new ways to partner than before, we’re seeing gaming's impact in artist development and discovery become unmatched. On this panel we’ll hear how gaming and music leaders work together to build success stories and what’s next when it comes to truly integrated music and gaming universes.
Building the Future of the Music Business Through Strategic Investments
10/11/22, 3:00 PM
With the rise of the independent sector, Web 3, music creation tools, AI, and more, the music industry is evolving faster than ever before. This panel, which features some of the industry’s most savvy C-Suite leaders, examines various strategies for identifying investment opportunities to propel the business forward. Whether it’s identifying up-and-coming entrepreneurs who have the potential to shake up the status quo, or investing in infrastructure and artists, each of these panelists has a proven track record in making successful bets on the music business. This panel offers a unique view into their individual strategies and what they all think the next big thing will be.