The music business – it is an integral part of show business. The origins of the European music business can be attributed to the emergence of "commercial" (public) concerts. It is believed that they originated in England in the late XVII century, or in France at the beginning of XVIII century. In the twentieth century, there are live entertainment forms, such as cafe-Chantal, the music hall, cafe-concerts. In parallel, an increasing number of musical and publishing companies, the scope of interests which present not only in the grave, and for entertainment on the music. In the twentieth century there was a formation dance love song (hit). Hit the appearance of 10-20 years of the twentieth century can be considered a first historical form of the musical goods. In America, the music industry began to take shape in the second half of XIX century and centered around the piano, trading tools, the creation of piano pieces, school – this is not a complete list of occupations in demand then.
At the beginning of the XX century Austria and Germany were considered the main centers of the Phonographic Industry. In the thirties, became centers of America and England. By the mid-50 English becomes the international music status, and is dominated by American companies. At the beginning of the XX century musical-printed music was the main commodity, and to stimulate its sales, used song-plugger – Intrusive and persistent advertising song. With the invention of the plate significantly increased the scope distribution of music production, from = the fact that the plate is strongly broadened the range of potential buyers. The first phonograph companies in the early twentieth century was "Victor" (speaking company cars) and "Columbia". A new round of popular music associated with the appearance of jazz records (1917). Improved records, gramophone and there are music phones Juke-box.
In the fifties, a new direction the music industry – television, which penetrated into the lives of huge audiences. Television advertising has brought music industry and additional support. In parallel with the Phonographic Industry is developing radio. Initially, radio perceived very negatively. There were fears that people will listen to the radio and would not buy records. Surprisingly, the radio airplay (songs that sound in air) have significantly increased the sale of records. In the early 60s comes the term "pop music" – a simplified version of the commercial rock 'n' roll. Pop music became an instant product, production and marketing is not only a full-fledged part of the modern economy, but also a product that in most countries belong to the highly profitable industries. Significant revenue in the music industry bring: conducting tours; copyrights, royalties for the broadcast and printed material, creating a music store where you can buy brass instruments, guitar equipment, musical equipment, musical instruments, DJ equipment, sale of speakers and lighting equipment. merchandising (selling the name and picture) selling vehicles; Each share in this industry generates a wealth of activities, but it all pays off with vengeance and very interesting.