Why [Summer] Internships Are So Important 

The lights dimmed, the amps fuzzed to life, and the Brighton Music Hall crowd of nearly 200 cheered as Boston-based singer-songwriter Padma struck her first chord.  In the back of the house, a group of eight also [...]

Top 10 Entry-Level Job Tips & Trends – Fall 2023 

Look for part-time over full-time work. We are seeing part-time job openings double as the workplace has been more flexible with people’s desires for freelance or gig work.  Be comfortable piecing multiple jobs together. Once [...]

Back-to-School Tips for Music Industry Fans

Stay creative.  Several of Music Forward’s recent interns have come to us with impressive resumes that include radio shows they host, student conferences they have helped to organize, or festivals they have produced. Stop waiting [...]

Spotlight: Manisha

Tell us a little about yourself and your musical journey. A huge part of who I am is that I am Filipino-Indian and I grew up in Manila, Philippines. At the age of 10, I [...]


Scholarships Awarded to Diverse Group of Exceptional College Students Pursuing Music Industry Careers (LOS ANGELES –August 10th, 2023) — Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, in partnership with the nonprofit Music Forward Foundation, [...]

Spotlight: MLE

We sat down with August Artist of the Month MLE to talk about her music, her journey as an artist, and how Music Forward has helped her on his way. Tell us a little about [...]

Rewind: A Series of Spectacular Events

June and July saw a plethora of live events cross the Music Forward stage. Take look at some of our favorite highlights. Pride Night June launched into Pride Month with Concerts on Canon in partnership [...]

Thank You 2023 Partners & Sponsors

Citi Citi powered for the 3rd year the LGBTQ+ Emerging Artist Award in 2023. Providing 15 emerging artists with $10,000 grants each to further their music career. BMG BMG partnered with Music Forward to create [...]

Meet the Programs Team

The Music Forward team has done a lot of growing in 2023! We are thrilled to introduce our Programs Team - a group of passionate, dedicated individuals who are all set to take our mission [...]

Spotlight: UrealB

We sat down with July Artist of the Month UrealB to talk about his music, his journey as an artist, and how Music Forward has helped him on his way. Tell us a little about [...]
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