Thus far, the argument has been that musicians must unite their efforts with those of various music companies if they are to succeed in markets for symbolic goods that have music at their centre. The notion of ‘success’ will vary from act to act, but what is certain is that success for a musician is not identical with success for a music company — companies must make profit and must grow, these are inescapable logics of capitalism. Musicians might want to make money but they can be motivated by other considerations, not least of them achieving the acclaim of their peers and of audiences whom they feel appreciate and value the music they make and the performances they give.
KeywordsMarket Entry Live Performance Music Industry Entertainment Industry Record Company
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