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Did you know the icon of the music once played for the troops?

Janet Jackson performs on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival on June 29, 2019 (Photo: Female POV/Alamy Live News). Janet Jackson is a music industry icon, actress, mother and the youngest brother of the Jackson family, but did you know that she can also add performances to the troops and their families to her list […]

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Music icon joins Neil Young in severing ties with Spotify

Joni Mitchell is seeking to remove all of her music from Spotify in solidarity with Neil Young, who sparked a protest against the streaming service for airing a podcast featuring a personality who spread false information about the coronavirus. Mitchell, who like Young is a California-based songwriter who enjoyed much of her success in the […]

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BMG – Senior Manager, Royalty Audit (US)

Come as you are. As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all its forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone […]

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Elton John postponed: Positive COVID-19 test impacts music icon’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road dates in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas – Elton John has postponed the next two shows of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour after testing positive for COVID-19. The 74-year-old music icon’s camp has announced the postponement of a two-night slate at the American Airlines Center in Dallas that was scheduled to begin Tuesday night. “It is with great regret […]

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Sir Elton John tests positive for COVID-19; The music icon performed in Houston this past weekend

HOUSTON – Legendary singer Elton John has suspended his concert tour after testing positive for COVID-19, according to tour officials. John, 74, had just returned to the stage last week, after taking a nearly two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The singer, who is traveling the country on his “Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick […]

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Elvis Costello signs exclusive global music publishing deal with BMG

Legendary British songwriter Elvis Costello has signed an exclusive worldwide music publishing deal with BMG to perform his life’s work. The deal includes his latest album The boy named Si, which entered the Official UK Albums Chart last week at No. 6, its highest position since 1994. Under the agreement, BMG will administer the rights […]

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Anghami set to list on NASDAQ as SPAC shareholders approve merger

Spotify’s prominent rival in the Middle East, Anghami, is set to become a NASDAQ-listed company. In March 2021, Anghami entered into a definitive merger agreement with Vistas Media Acquisition Company, a publicly traded Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), with the agreement expected to result in Anghami listing on NASDAQ in New York. . The way […]

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Country music icon Josh Turner coming to the Knox County Illinois Fair

KNOXVILLE — One of country music’s most recognizable voices will be heading to the Knox County Fair on July 14. Josh Turner, who has sold over 8.5 million units and amassed over 2.5 billion online streams, will headline the evening with multi-platinum and three-time Grammy-nominated Joe Nichols. Awards. The concert will take place at the […]

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Sony Music acquires Bob Dylan’s recorded music catalog

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) has acquired Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of recorded music. SME has also acquired the rights to several future new releases, in what the company calls “a major expansion” of its six-decade relationship with the legendary artist. The deal, which SME calls a “historic deal”, reached in July 2021 and includes the […]

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Brett Yormark named chief operating officer at Roc Nation

Brett Yormark has been promoted to COO of Roc Nation. In this role, Yormark will provide leadership and strategic vision across all verticals of Roc Nation, while continuing to develop and execute long-term organizational goals to support business growth. Brett Yormark will continue to lead Roc Nation Unified alongside Roc Nation Unified Co-CEO Michael Yormark. […]

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92-year-old Malawian music icon finds international fame on TikTok

Malawian musician Giddes Chalamanda (right), 92, poses with his wife Margalita Alfred, 71, at their home in the village of Madzuwa. AFP At 92, Giddes Chalamanda has no idea what TikTok is. He doesn’t even have a smartphone. And yet, the Malawian music legend has become a social media star, with his song Linny Hoo […]

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BIMM Institute – Events and Careers Assistant (UK)

Events and Careers Assistant Contract Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (some evening work is required during introductory and teaching weeks). About the BIMM Institute With over 35 years of experience helping students launch successful careers in music, film and the performing arts and located in some of […]

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Janet Jackson’s new documentary promises a never-before-seen look into the music icon’s life

A legend, the role model, an empowered woman. These are just some of the words used to describe Janet Jackson by interviewees like Mariah Carey, Missy Elliott, Ciara and Randy Jackson in the trailer for a new four-part Sky documentary about the global icon of the music that is Janet Jackson. The new documentary, co-authored […]

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LA Lounge Music Icon at Dresden Was 89 – Deadline

Los Angeles lounge music icon Marty Roberts, drummer and bassist of the band “Marty & Elayne” who performed at the Dresden Lounge in Los Feliz for 35 years, has died at 89. No cause of death was immediately available. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Hali, who wrote: “We are heartbroken, the greatest man […]

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Bass Music Icon Excision Releases Powerful “Onyx” LP

Circumcision. Courtesy of Terrence Blanton @fadewood. Terrence Blanton @fadewood For many fans in the bass music community, Excision is the man who needs no introduction. The king of bass music, formerly known as Jeff Abel, delivers earth-shattering drops, relentless bass walls, apocalyptic sounds and even melodic basses, proving he’s a true multi-faceted creator. Today, January […]

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Ronnie Spector, 1960s music icon who sang ‘Be My Baby’, dies at 78

By Mark Kennedy | Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Ronnie Spector, the bee-eyed, cat-eyed rock ‘n’ roll siren who sang 1960s hits like “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” in as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has passed away. She was 78 years old. Spector died […]

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Ronnie Spector Dead – Ronettes frontman and ‘Be My Baby’ music icon dies aged 78

Ronnie Spector sadly passed away. The iconic musician, who provided hits like ‘Be My Baby’ and ‘Baby I Love You’ as the girl group frontman The Ronettesdied at age 78, the AP reported on Wednesday (January 12th). Click inside to find out more… Ronnie died after a battle with cancer, her family confirmed. “Ronnie lived […]

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Manitoba music icon Vince Fontaine dies at 60 – Winnipeg

A Manitoba music icon has passed away. Vince Fontaine, a Juno-winning member of bands like Indian City and Eagle & Hawk, was a familiar face on the music scene, both for his own musical prowess and for his decades-long focus on supporting and advancement of indigenous artists. Fontaine’s death on Tuesday at the age of […]

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About that catalog music stat we posted the other day…

Last Thursday (January 6), MBW released a jaw-dropping stat about the U.S. music market in 2021: 82.1% of second-half music consumption, by our calculations, was “catalog” music. “, as opposed to “current music”. ‘ the music. This calculation was solid. We based it on figures published in the US market monitor MRC Data full year […]

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Cincinnati Music Accelerator’s Music Business Academy Aims to ‘End the Hungry Artist Cycle’ | Music function | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: provided by Kick Lee Cincinnati Music Accelerator’s Music Business Academy attendees learn about licensing, entertainment law, marketing and more. Cincinnati Music Accelerator (CMA) has expanded its educational offerings for musicians through a reboot of its commercial program. The new program is officially called the Music Business Academy. In it, artists learn […]

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A mural pays tribute to the life of music icon Jenni Rivera

HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. – A new mural pays tribute to Mexican superstar Jenni Rivera at the Jenni Rivera fashion boutique in the town of Huntington Park, Calif. The artwork was created by his son, Mike Rivera, and a few other artists. Rivera says this mural is by far the most special to him. “I just […]

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Muni Long fights against the music industry and wins with viral “hours and hours”

Overnight success has been a long time coming for Muni Long. The artist formerly known as Priscilla Renea landed a major recording contract with Capitol in the late 2000s due to viral success on YouTube. Embarrassed and misunderstood, her artist project did not take off, but she quickly established herself as one of the industry’s […]

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TunesBank Apple Music Converter Review: Convert Apple Music Files to MP3 for Offline Listening

TunesBank Apple Music Converter app allows Apple Music users to convert Apple Music files to MP3, WAV, FLAC and M4A for offline playback. This article reviews TunesBank and its features to help you find the best way to convert Apple Music files to mp3 or other formats. Why do you need TunesBank? Apple Music offers […]

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Google – Manager, Music Publishing, YouTube Music (US)

About work This role may also be located at our campus in Playa Vista, CA. Note: When applying for this position, you will have the option to share your preferred work location from the following: New York, NY, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience. 8 years of commercial […]

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Soundcloud – Director, Fan Business (US)

SoundCloud is a next-generation music entertainment company powered by an ecosystem of artists, fans, and thriving communities. As one of the most influential cultural platforms in the world, SoundCloud occupies a unique position in the market as a music streaming service with the largest catalog of music and as a service and distribution company. artists […]

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Saweetie Talks Working With Music Icon Cher And Accepting M A C’s Challenge

M·A·C teamed up with two music superstars, Cher and Saweetie, for its recent #MACChallengeAccepted campaign, which encourages makeup enthusiasts to test the famous brand’s products and shine a light on their performance. “Only M A C could bring Cher and Saweetie together,” says Drew Elliott, SVP, Global Creative Director of M A C. “When we […]

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Believe acquires 51% of the capital of the French independent label Jo&Co

Music company based in Paris Believe has acquired a 51% stake in French company Jo&Co, which it says is one of the country’s “leading independent pop and mainstream music labels”. Jo&Co founder Sébastien Saussez will continue to run the label. Believe says the acquisition of the stake in Jo&Co serves to diversify its roster and […]

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Tribute to music icon reveals new sides to Peninsula’s Ben Dunnill – Surrey Now-Leader

PBen Dunnill, eninsula singer-songwriter and pianist, admits that as a fan of pop and glam-rock superstar David Bowie, he was late to the party. But his latter-day adulation for the influential artist, who died in 2016, inspires his latest self-produced single. Song for Bowie is set to drop on most streaming platforms (including Spotify, Apple […]