Tag: MUSIC

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Katy Perry Slated to Perform “Birthday” at the 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

dick clark productions and Billboard announced today that Katy Perry will be performing her new smash hit “Birthday” for the first time on television, at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Perry joins an already star-studded lineup of previously announced musical…

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Warner/Chappell Music Partners With Zentropa

Warner/Chappell Music announced a partnership with Zentropa Music, a division of Zentropa, the largest film production company in Scandinavia, founded by producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen and director Lars von Trier. The agreement will see Warner/Chappell manage the publishing rights for…

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Primary Wave Music Promotes Marty Silverstone To Senior VP Of Creative/Head Of Sync

Primary Wave Music, a leading independent music marketing, talent management, and music publishing company, has promoted top executive, Marty Silverstone, to Sr. VP of Creative/Head of Sync. Based in Primary Wave’s L.A. office and formerly the VP of Creative/Head of…

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Universal Music Publishing Group Names Ethiopia Habtemariam President Of Urban Music

Ethiopia Habtemariam has been promoted to President of Urban Music/Co-Head of Creative, UMPG US, as announced by Evan Lamberg, President, North America, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG). Ms. Habtemariam will continue to co-head UMPG’s overall creative operations in the U.S….

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The National Music Publishers’ Association and Rap Genius Announce Agreement

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and Rap Genius announced a partnership that offers NMPA’s music publisher members the opportunity to enter into a settlement and license with Rap Genius. “Rap Genius is a unique site that allows music fans…

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The Foreign Exchange Brings Music and Ministry to Chicago’s Metro

If you have spent any significant time in Chicago lately, it is a city that definitely resonates with Charles Dickens’ old adage, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” The Chi, as many affectionately call…

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Michael Jackson To Make Television History On The 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Michael Jackson is music’s greatest innovator and among the most beloved performers and influential artists of all-time. In this spirit, the Estate of Michael Jackson has created a Michael Jackson world premier experience, live at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards,…

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Rachelle Friedman Steps Down As Music Business Association Chairman

After an unprecedented seven terms as Chairman of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), formerly known as NARM and digitalmusic.org, Rachelle Friedman, Co-Founder and President of J&R Music & Computer World, has stepped down from the association’s Board of Directors….

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Study Shows Music is Key to a Child’s Development

As parents seek to provide their children with the best opportunities for development, neuroscience research has been proving that music education fast-tracks speech and reading skills, trains children to focus their attention for sustained periods, and helps them to develop…

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88Nine Radio Milwaukee named Wisconsin 2013 Music Radio Station of the Year

88Nine Radio Milwaukee (88.9 WYMS-FM and www.radiomilwaukee.org) was named the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s 2013 Music Radio Station of the Year (Large Market), one of six 1st Place awards for the station. At its annual Awards Gala in Madison, Wis., on…

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DR. Pepper Enters the Music Business with New Partnership

Dr Pepper today announces the launch of its first music studio in partnership with Complex Media, the premier multi-media lifestyle destination for young males. Located in Hollywood, CA, the cutting-edge facility is an exciting new recording home for musical artists,…

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Midday Jock, Casey, Exits Wired 96.5 in Philly

Wired 95’s Casey states on her FaceBook page that she will not be renewing her contract. She has worked in the morning and midday shifts at the station. “I’ve decided not to renew my contract. There are so many things…

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MALI MUSIC’S AMERICAN IDOL PERFORMANCE SPIKES SINGLE SALES OF HIS HIT SONG “BEAUTIFUL”.

Mali Music absolutely ripped his performance on american idol as he gave the crowd an awe-inspiring rendition of his song, “Beautiful.” After that classic performance, everyone was looking to grab Mali Music’s single as evidenced by the instant spike in…

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MALI MUSIC TO PERFORM ACCLAIMED NEW SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL” ON AMERICAN IDOL

Today singer-songwriter and producer Mali Music is proud to announce that he will perform his touching new single “Beautiful” on American Idol this Thursday, March 13th. This special performance of “Beautiful” will mark the first time Mali Music has performed…

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SESAC CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARDS BESTOW TOP HONORS ON JASON INGRAM

SESAC, the nation’s most progressive performing rights organization, named Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram as SESAC’s Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held at the elegant Hillwood Country Club in Nashville. Sony/ATV Timber Publishing was named SESAC’s Christian Music Publisher…

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BMG CONCLUDES TALPA MUSIC ACQUISITION

BMG has announced it has concluded the acquisition of Talpa Music, the leading Benelux-based music publisher which includes some of world’s leading EDM stars among its writers. The Talpa Music acquisition not only makes BMG Benelux – now renamed BMG…