“Beyonce’s surprise digital album got plenty of attention a year ago, as did Taylor Swift’s recent decision to pull her entire discography from streaming service Spotify. Both show how the music industry is changing quickly.

And panelists at the Digital Entertainment World Expo on Wednesday believe the future of digital music is bright as more and more artists adapt to it.

?The music business is going to grow and it?s going to grow rapidly,? said Terry McBride, CEO of Nettwerk Music Group.

John Boyle of Insomniac Events, Jared Gutstadt of Jingle Punks and Jerald Miller of Nu Jazz Management and Consulting joined McBride on the panel, moderated by Jeff Pollack of Pollack Music and Media Group, as they focused on the rise of independent artists and labels.”

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