Music Business Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old music business quotes, music business sayings, and music business proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A woman's two cents' worth is worth two cents in the music business.     

Loretta Lynn

Technology is going to play a huge part in tomorrow's music business. And the companies that will win are going to be the most equipped to understand how to use data to further an artist's career.     

Troy Carter

The truth is that the music business is mean and honest and brutal.     

Angie Martinez

The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit.     

Tom Petty

The music business is one of a few places where everything you've heard about it seems entirely cliche, but it's true.     

Patrick Stump

As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving.     

Tom Jones

The music business is really a spiritual business whether we know it or not.     

Kurtis Blow

Music and the music business are two different things.     

Erykah Badu

Being in the music business is a totally different industry right there.     

Christina Milian

The music business inspires designers, and designers inspire the music business.     

Tina Knowles

The music business used to be filled with people who love music.     

Steve Lukather

The music business is not a good place for people who don't know things.     

Mary J. Blige