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50 States of Music

U.S. Impact

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$143B

Music industry contribution to state GDP

1.9M

Jobs Created

157,189

Record Labels

RIAA/A2IM

141,866

Royalty Recipients

SoundExchange

1.17M

Songwriters

ASCAP/BMI

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Music is not just chords and melodies wrapped together to grace our earbuds. There are thousands of hard-working people in every state bringing music to life, playing a profound role in shaping the local culture and economy. From artists to labels to songwriters to passionate fans, this website is dedicated to all those who contribute to the 50 States of Music.

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