Regulating artist managers: an insider's perspective

Guy Morrow

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It is problematic that artist managers in the international popular music industry are not currently subject to consistent regulatory frameworks, particularly given the increasing centralisation of responsibility with this role. This article examines the following research question: Can artist management practices be consistently regu-lated? In addition, it will address the following sub-research questions: What are the pitfalls that belie attempts to regulate for the betterment of musicians and the music industry? Is self-regulation a viable alternative?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-35
Number of pages28
JournalInternational journal of music business research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Artist management
  • regulation
  • code of conduct


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