Tag: MUSIC

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ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC SIGNS DEITRICK HADDON, TO PARTNERSHIP

ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC SIGNS AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SUPERSTAR DEITRICK HADDON, FORMING PARTNERSHIP ON NEW LABEL, DHVISIONS  Partnership with Haddon to also include TV/Film Development NASHVILLE, TN (March 10, 2015) – Two award-winning powerhouses have teamed up to bring gospel music and…

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ASCAP CEO Beth Matthews Pleads Music Licensing Case to Congress

ASCAP CEO Beth Matthews Pleads Music Licensing Case to Congress Elizabeth Matthews – the CEO of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) –testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and…

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LUTHER BARNES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH SRT ENTERTAINMENT

LUTHER BARNES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH SRT ENTERTAINMENT Flowood, MS – SRT Entertainment is proud to announce the signing of Grammy award nominated, Stellar award winning producer, artist, songwriter Luther Barnes to an exclusive recording agreement. Luther Barnes brings…

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Brian Roberts Appointed New EVP and COO of ASCAP

Brian Roberts Appointed New EVP and COO of ASCAP, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, announced today the appointment of music industry veteran Brian Roberts as the organization’s Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer, reporting to ASCAP CEO…

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KATY PERRY: THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR

KATY PERRY: THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR Premieres Saturday March 28 8PM ET on EPIX KATY PERRY: THE PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR is an EPIX Original Concert Special directed by Russell Thomas, and produced by Done + Dusted with Katy Perry and…

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Willie Moore Jr. Hosts The Nightly Split

Willie Moore Jr. Is Set to Host The Nightly Spirit with Willie Moore Jr. Weekdays Beginning March 9 The Inspirational Entertainer’s New Show Will Air Monday-Friday 7-11pm ET (March 2, 2015 Atlanta, GA) Broadcast personality Willie Moore Jr. will host…

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Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV

Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Rick Krim as Co-President, U.S., a role in which he will lead the company’s A&R operations in Los Angeles. The announcement was made by Martin Bandier, the…

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ASCAP Announces Promotion of John Johnson

ASCAP Executive Vice President, Licensing, Vincent Candilora announced today that John Johnson has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Licensing. Based in Nashville and reporting to Candilora, Johnson will continue to advance ASCAP’s core licensing operations to meet the…

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Old School Hip Hop Format Breaks Record in Indianapolis

93.9 The Beat, Indianapolis’ WRWM-FM has a lot to say to naysayers of the old school hip hop format changes around the country, that is, yep, it works. The Cumulus outlet dumped its old format this past December from top…

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ASCAP EXPO Announces First 75 Panelists and Programming

ASCAP EXPO Initial Lineup and Programming The initial 75 person lineup and programming for the 2015 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, to be held April 30 through May 2 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, has been announced….

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Capitol/Motown SVP Urban Azim Rashid Talks to Radio Facts

Capitol/Motown SVP Urban Promotions Azim Rashid is a respected, hard-working label executive who has the incredibly unique distinction of actually knowing and experiencing many sides of the music industry. He’s worked in radio, he’s been an artist and he’s a record executive at the…

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BIPARTISAN COALITION VOICES SUPPORT FOR PRO-LOCAL RADIO RESOLUTION

BIPARTISAN COALITION VOICES SUPPORT FOR PRO-LOCAL RADIO RESOLUTION WASHINGTON, DC — Ninety-four Members of the House of Representatives signed on as original co-sponsors of a bipartisan resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local…

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Music Business Empowerment Conference in Atlanta, GA March 13th-15th

Music Business Empowerment Conference in Atlanta, GA March 13th-15th ~Empowering the music leaders of tomorrow~ A PREMIER MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE Music industry veterans Arlinda Garrett, Lester Pace and Kelby Cannick introduce the first annual Music Business Empowerment (MBE) Conference…