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AWAL – Marketing Assistant (USA)

As a Marketing Assistant at AWAL, you will work closely with the US marketing team to help set up, execute and deliver innovative, industry-leading marketing campaigns. You will work closely with the team to provide planning support, project management and help oversee global marketing campaigns. Additional responsibilities will include administrative support, asset management, release planning, […]

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Tal Wilkenfeld reveals his history with music icon Prince and his album Welcome 2 America

Aussie musician Tal Wilkenfeld reveals what it REALLY was like working with music icon Prince on his ‘secret’ album Welcome 2 America when she was just 22 By Jesse Hyland for Daily Mail Australia Published: 1:53 p.m. BST, July 30, 2021 | Update: 1:59 p.m. BST, July 30, 2021 Tal Wilkenfeld shared how she worked […]

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Bryan Adams Signs Global Record Deal With BMG

Multi-platinum superstar, recording artist and songwriter Bryan Adams has signed a worldwide recording deal with BMG to release his next studio album. This is his first contract with a new label in more than 40 years, says BMG. One of Canada’s most decorated singer-songwriters, over four decades, Adams has released 14 studio albums. Her writing […]

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Travis Barker signs global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music

Warner Chappell Music has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with musician, record producer, songwriter and pop-punk icon Travis Barker. Known as the drummer of the hugely influential multi-platinum band Blink-182, Barker has also found success with his Transplants and +44 outfits, alongside a prolific solo career. Crossing multiple musical genres, he co-wrote and produced […]

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Miles Copeland pulls no punches describing his life in the music industry in Two Steps Forward One Step Back

Breadcrumb Links Entertainment Celebrity Books “I don’t care who you are, how smart you are or how good you are, you’re going to make mistakes, and I’ve got more than my share.” —Miles A. Copeland III Miles Copeland, famed music executive and founder of the IRS record label, has written a book about his life […]

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How a Phoenix music icon helped jazz great Lewis Nash take off in New York

Lewis Nash was an aspiring drummer who had a lot to learn about jazz history when Charles Lewis, a pianist bandleader and something of a legendary figure on the Phoenix scene, invited him to play a few gigs. with his band in the late ’70s. “We established a really good relationship,” Nash said of those […]

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125th Cheyenne Frontier Days to honor rodeo and country music icon Chris Ledoux – CBS Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (CBS4) – The 125th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo event is largely dedicated to rodeo and country music icon, Chris Ledoux. Ledoux, a longtime resident of Wyoming, will be honored posthumously at the 125and annual “Daddy of ’em All” event with the unveiling of a larger-than-life bronze statue along Interstate 25. (credit: CBS) […]

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My Sweet Lorde: Are plagiarism cases getting… sweeter?

The following MBW op-ed comes from Eamonn Forde, a longtime music industry journalist and author of The Last Days of EMI: Selling the Pig. Before going public with some of his more outrageous opinions, Morrissey was a famous lyricist of great dexterity, depth and wit. In Graveyard [sic] doors on The queen is dead he […]

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Music Business returns to offices – Billboard

Edited by Frank DiGiacomo With low COVID infection rates (so far) and high vaccination rates in major music business hubs in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, companies across various industry sectors are taking steps to get their American workforce safely back to the office while monitoring news about the Delta variant of the virus. […]