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WATCH: Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo endorses diaspora insurance

By Paidashe Mandivengerei Legendary Chimurenga musician, Thomas Mapfumo has endorsed Diaspora Insurance, urging Zimbabweans living abroad to sign up for the company’s insurance products. Diaspora Insurance specializes in the development and distribution of insurance products and risk management solutions for African expatriates. It caters to the needs of African transnational citizens and offers the bespoke […]

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Kelly Clarkson to Honor Music Icon Dolly Parton at 2022 ACM Awards

Grammy-winning singer Kelly Clarkson is set to sing a tribute to music icon Dolly Parton at the 2022 ACM Awards, taking place March 7 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Clarkson broke the news of her performance on the Feb. 23 episode of the syndicated Kelly Clarkson Show, according to Billboard. Taylor Swift will perform […]

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BMG – Senior Manager, Digital Advertising (US)

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 can thrive. If you […]

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Call for Applications: Music Business Scholarship in the UK

ILMC is an annual gathering of professionals involved in the global touring, festival and live entertainment industries. The 2022 Fellowship Program will provide free conference passes and mentorship opportunities to 30 young professionals. It is intended to provide emerging live music executives with a means to participate in the ILMC for the first time. Founded […]

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Inaugural dialogue on African music businesses planned for Accra in March

The conference is organized by Bwired Ghana and Bayeni Holdings, and will be held under the theme, The big picture: Action today, richer tomorrow. It should provide musicians and industry players with key tips on how to generate revenue and safeguard copyrights, and expose industry players to untapped opportunities in the music space. entertainment, especially […]

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Session – Senior Marketing Executive (UK)

Who are we? World-class writers/producers Björn Ulvaeus, Max Martin and Niclas Molinder founded Session; the market leader in the fight against inadequate collection of creator data. Millions of music creators are not getting fair payment and credit for their work due to inaccurate song or recording information. Session Studio (mobile, web, and desktop) provides music […]

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Emirati music icon to perform alongside star-studded lineup in Bahrain

Bahrain’s ‘Spring Of Culture’ festival is renowned for culture, art, literature and music, and for this year’s edition, Emirati music icon Hussain Al Jassmi will join a plethora of international artists and performers on stage. Due to COVID-19 and restrictions in place, the festival has been canceled for two consecutive years and is returning for […]

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Dirty Hit – Executive Assistant (UK)

Can you go beyond that? Do you like the music industry? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Dirty Hit as Executive Assistant to the CEO. Dirty Hit is an independent label based in West London, currently home to Beabadoobee, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Wolf Alice, The 1975 and many more. We are looking to appoint […]

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The Lodge Mastering – Executive Assistant (USA)

Company: The Lodge MasteringSalary: CompetitiveReports: President/Founder A leading music mastering center located in New York, The Lodge is looking for a enthusiastic team member with experience to join the company in a director role Assistant. This is a unique opportunity for a highly organized and skilled professional to join a team and take on the […]

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Sylvia Rhone – The godmother of the music industry

Sylvia Rhone is a pioneer in the field of music. Read about her arrival and how she’s still impacting the culture! Female music industry executives are hard to find and black female industry executives are rare. However, one woman has managed to transcend all barriers: Sylvia Rhone, considered the most influential female executive in the […]

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Utopia – Product Director, Creative Music Agency – (Remote)

The music is amazing. He can excite hundreds and unite thousands. But as an industry, it’s been slow, complicated and patchwork. As the world of technology has looked to the future, the music industry continues to be shaped by the inefficient systems of the past. At Utopia, we believe there is a better solution. This […]

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Fond memories of Dundee music icon Michael Marra a decade after his death

Tributes are being paid to Dundee music icon and late singer-songwriter, Michael Marra, who would have turned 70 this week. Nearly a decade after his death in October 2012, a community choir from Lochee, led by my Michael’s daughter, is among those performing at a small gathering. Priscilla Webster of the Lochee Linties Choir said: […]

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Reservoir – Coordinator, Digital Asset Management (USA)

Join the Digital Operations team at Reservoir’s office in New York or Nashville. This position reports to the Senior Director, Business Development and Operations. Compensation: Market competitive salary and benefits How to register: Responsibilities: Interface with songwriters, artists, record labels, and managers to get all the audio needed for company-wide distribution, creative presentation, and licensing […]

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Warp – Finance Manager (UK)

Warp is a leading independent record and music publishing company releasing music from groundbreaking and influential artists including Aphex Twin, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Brian Eno, Nightmares on Wax, Squid, Oneohtrix Point Never, Autechre, Stereolab and many others. ROLE SUMMARY We are recruiting a Chief Financial Officer to join our finance team, seeking a qualified […]

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Hall of Fame remembers Maine country music icon Slim Andrews

Slim Andrews of Auburn, co-founder of the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Maine country music icon, father, husband, friend. On January 15, Andrews went “singing and strumming with the angels” at the age of 90. Photo by Lauryn Hottinger AUBURN — The Maine Country Music Hall of Fame bids farewell to Hall […]

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Young – Artist Manager (UK)

Young Artists creates environments that nurture artists and build long-term careers for them. We are based in London but represent a number of artists who live in Los Angeles. We are looking for someone to manage the day-to-day responsibilities of these artists while maintaining excellent communication with each artist’s Senior Managers and the wider team […]

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Bob Marley in London: Six capitals connected to the music icon

B ob Marley had a special relationship with London, the city he once described as his “second base”. It was the site of some of his most legendary concerts; its studios recorded some of its most brilliant music; he provided him with refuge when he got into trouble abroad; and he lovingly wove his music […]

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Music icon Bappi Lahiri cremated; Vidya Balan, Shaan and Mika Singh bid farewell to legendary singer-songwriter

Iconic musician Bappi Lahiri was cremated on Thursday morning in the presence of his family and close friends. The singer breathed his last on Tuesday night due to obstructive sleep apnea. The 69-year-old was hospitalized for almost a month due to multiple health issues. The singer was cremated at Vile Parle Crematorium around 12:30 p.m. […]

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BMG acquires musical interests of blues icon John Lee Hooker

BMG acquired the musical interests of iconic American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker from his estate. The deal includes its entire publishing catalog (Boom Boom, A Bourbon, A Scotch, A Beer, boogie chillinamong others), co-acquired with longtime BMG partner Fujipacific Music. The deal also includes all of John Lee Hooker’s recorded and performance […]

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Songtrust – Business Development Manager: LATAM – (Remote/US)

Songtrust is a global publishing administration service offering the most flexible and fair publishing offering in the industry. We partner with songwriters, reps and companies to build healthy songwriting careers. Songwriters build healthy careers when they take an active role in running their business and owning their music. We empower them by providing them with […]

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PRS For Music – Business Development Manager (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our Business Partnerships team working in a hybrid manner in our London Bridge Hub office and remotely. About Us PRS for Music Limited is the UK’s leading collecting society. We undertake collective rights management of musical works on behalf of over 150,000 members […]

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Electronic music icon returns to the Fillmore in San Francisco – CBS San Francisco

By Dave Pehling SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — One of the pioneering figures of synthesized rock in the late ’70s, British musician Gary Numan had a huge influence on new wave, electro-pop and industrial music with his keyboard icy and futuristic. his. While his original band Tubeway Army offered an avant-garde mix of distorted guitars […]

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Music industry says piracy still threatens its future

PARIS, FRANCE – JANUARY 06: In this photo illustration the Swedish music streaming logo … [+] The Spotify service is displayed on the screen of an iPhone on January 06, 2017 in Paris, France. Spotify announced, via a tweet posted on Thursday, that it now has 70 million paying subscribers. For comparison, in September Apple […]

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Country music icon Trace Adkins will sing the national anthem before NASCAR’s most iconic race – the DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, February 20

NASCAR’s New “Next Gen” Car to Be Featured in The Great American Race, Season Opener of the NASCAR Cup Series and Highlight of Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth DAYTONA BEACH, Florida. (February 152022) – Multi-platinum award-winning country music icon and star of the upcoming FOX MONARCH series, Trace Adkins will perform the national anthem before the […]

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Remembering Whitney: The Music Icon Through the Years

whitney houston won Grammys, our hearts and so much more for giving the world so many great performances and influencing so much of the talent we see in the music industry today. On the anniversary of his unfortunate and untimely passing, check out some of Nippy’s best music videos. 1. Whitney Houston performing Source: Getty […]

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Session – Product Owner (UK/SE/Remote)

Session Make music. Obtain credit. Who are we? World-class writers/producers Björn Ulvaeus, Max Martin and Niclas Molinder founded Session, which today is the market leader in the fight against inadequate creator data collection. Millions of creators are not getting fair payment and credit for their work due to inaccurate song or recording information. Session Studio […]

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Country music icon’s fortune explored as Dollywood offers all employees free classes and books

On February 8, Dolly Parton’s Dollywood Enterprises operating partner, Herschend Family Entertainment, announced 100% free education for its employees. The private company will pay the full cost of education, including tuition and book costs for more than 11,000 employees. The help will be available from February 2022 for all types of employees, including part-time and […]

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Remembering Slim Andrews – Maine country music icon

Slim Andrews, of Auburn, Maine – Co-founder of the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Maine country music icon, father, husband, friend. Photo submitted AUBURN — The Maine Country Music Hall of Fame bids farewell to Slim Andrews, Hall of Fame co-founder and country music legend. He was born Leonard “Slim” Andrews Huntington, […]

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Why Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian music icon

Lata Mangeshkar, the Indian playback singer who lent her shy, feminine voice to Indian film heroines for more than seven decades and became one of Bollywood’s most powerful figures in the process, died in Mumbai on Sunday. The singer, 92, had been hospitalized since early January for Covid-19. Indian cinema is so intertwined with its […]

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Amir Locke filed documents to start a music business

Before he was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, Amir Locke had made plans. The 22-year-old black man had filed paperwork to start a music business, his mother said, and had already designed a logo. Next week, he planned to move to Dallas, where he would be closer to his mother and – he […]

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Now India.Arie, Graham Nash get their music from Spotify

Over the past week, superstar artists Neil Young and Joni Mitchell have pulled their catalogs from Spotify in response to what they say is the company’s spread of “misinformation” about Covid-19 vaccines. The catalyst for Young’s removal of his music from the service was recently released open letter of hundreds of medical professionals, calling on […]

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Domino Publishing – Creative Assistant – Publishing (USA)

Domino Publishing Company is seeking a full-time Creative Assistant. We are looking for someone who has great interpersonal skills, is self-directed and has the ability to work in an open group environment. The main purpose of the Creative Assistant is to assist the Creative Synch department and GM-North America. This person will also be expected […]

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Australian music icon Glenn Wheatley dies of Covid aged 74

Australian music icon Glenn Wheatley has tragically passed away. The legendary music producer and talent manager died in Melbourne on Tuesday after apparently suffering from complications from Covid. Stay up to date with the latest news with The National Briefing – keep up to date with news as it happens A “pioneer“in the Australian music […]