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10 books about the music industry

Pick up one of these featured titles on the music industry in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on the music industry. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition by Donald S. Passman

Category: Business

This book was published 2 years ago by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 17.6 hours to read.

What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Third Edition: The Complete Guide for Musicians, Songwriters, Producers, Managers, Industry Executives, Attorneys, Investors, and Accountants by Peter M. Thall

Category: Business

This book was published 5 years ago by Watson-Guptill and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

Two Beats Ahead: What Musical Minds Teach Us About Innovation by Panos A. Panay

Category: Business

This book was published this year by PublicAffairs and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

Start Your Music Business: How to Earn Royalties, Own Your Music, Sample Music, Protect Your Name & Structure Your Music Business (Music Law Series) (Volume 1) by Audrey K. Chisholm Esq.

Category: Business

This book was published 7 years ago by Greenlight Books & Publishing, LLC and takes approximately 4.8 hours to read.

How to Write About Music: Excerpts from the 33 1/3 Series, Magazines, Books and Blogs with Advice from Industry-leading Writers by Marc Woodworth

Category: History & Criticism

This book was published 6 years ago by Bloomsbury Academic and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

Everything You'd Better Know About the Record Industry by Kashif

Category: Business

This book was published 25 years ago by Brooklyn Boy Books and takes approximately 13.7 hours to read.

All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition by Donald S. Passman

Category: Business

This book was published 6 years ago by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 18.1 hours to read.

How Do I Get A Record Deal? Sign Yourself!: Earn Your 1st Million Streams & Find Your 1st True 1,000 Fans by Benjamin Groff

Category: Performing Arts

This book was published last year by Bowker and takes approximately 7.6 hours to read.

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide by David Baskerville

Category: Business

This book was published 2 years ago by SAGE Publications, Inc and takes approximately 21.2 hours to read.

The Great Book of Rock Trivia: Amazing Trivia, Fun Facts & The History of Rock and Roll by Bill O'Neill

Category: Rock

This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 5.7 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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