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BREAKING: Country music icon Naomi Judd dies at 76

Naomi Judd, country singer and one half of hit country duo The Judds, has died aged 76. Judd’s second daughter, Ashley, confirmed the news in a tweet on Saturday afternoon. Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our mother-in-law to mental illness. We are broken. We navigate deep mourning and know that as we […]

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Naomi Judd, country music icon, Williamson resident, dies at 76 | Franklin homepage

Country music icon and Williamson County resident Naomi Judd has died at the age of 76. Judd’s daughters, Ashley and Wynonna Judd, announced their mother’s death in a statement to The Associated Press on Saturday, April 30. “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our mother-in-law to mental illness,” the statement read. “We are […]

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NC Music Icon’s Handgun Returned Over 43 Years After Theft

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Forty-three years is a long time to wait to recover stolen property, but that’s how long it took for a Madison County music legend. On April 15, Sheriff Buddy Harwood presented Bobby Hicks with the gun that Hicks had lost in 1978 in Greensboro. Hicks is a Marshall resident and former […]

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After 38 years, TV music icon Jerry Bryant still has big plans to rock

Jerry Bryant Despite health issues and financial setbacks that could have brought down the curtain on anyone else, Chicago TV legend Jerry Bryant isn’t done with “JBTV” yet, the nation’s longest-running music television show. Since 1984, Bryant has been the genial host of the weekly showcase he founded to feature live performances and studio interviews […]

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PRS For Music – Head of International Partners – Emerging Markets (UK)

We have an exciting opportunity for an International Partner Manager (IPM) to join us on a permanent basis. This position will work an average of 3 days from home and 1-2 days from our London Bridge office. About Us PRS for Music Limited is the UK’s leading collecting society. We collectively manage the rights to […]

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Soundfly launches new course with Synthwave and electronic music icon Com Truise – The Durango Herald

Com Truise shares his “tight-kept secrets” on creating otherworldly sounds with synths, drum machines and retro production techniques in his very first class BROOKLYN, NY, April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Online music school Soundfly has teamed up with dynamic producer Seth Haley, better known as Com Truise, to launch a new course on creating […]

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Facts About Paul Simon: The Music Icon’s Age, Career, Family & Net Worth Revealed

27 April 2022, 11:57 Paul Simon is widely regarded as one of the most talented songwriters of his generation. Photo: Frank Ockenfels Paul Simon has been one of the most acclaimed songwriters of the past six decades. From his teenage years on the streets of New York to performing on some of the world’s biggest […]

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Kartel Music Group – Product Manager (UK)

Kartel Music Group is looking for an experienced and passionate Product Manager to join our team. We are looking for a specialist in electronic and dance music. The role will lead the newly formed in-house label imprint EMK (Electronic Music Kartel) and work with a number of priority artist and label services clients across a […]

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Soundfly launches a new course with Synthwave and electronic music icon Com Truise

BROOKLYN, NY, April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Online music school Soundfly has teamed up with dynamic producer Seth Haley, better known as Com Truise, to release a new course on creating electronic music inspired by science fiction. “Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk” is available today as part of Soundfly’s premium lesson subscription program, […]

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Soundfly School launches new course with Synthwave and electronic music icon Com Truise

Online music school Soundfly has teamed up with dynamic producer Seth Haley, better known as Com Truise, to launch a new course on creating sci-fi-inspired electronic music. “Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk” is available today as part of Soundfly’s premium lesson subscription program, where students get unlimited access to a comprehensive library of music […]

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President of the Music Business Association at the 2022 in-person conference – Billboard

Few music executives have worked in every industry of the Music Business Association members, but Portia Sabin comes close. Sabin, who became chair of the industry trade group in September 2019, broke into the music business as an artist before founding Shotclock Management in 2004 and taking over esteemed independent label Kill Rock Stars in […]

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LÈVRES D’ANVIL: “We got screwed” by the music industry

Guitarist/singer Steve “Lips” Kudlow canadian metal legends ANVIL was asked in a new interview with the “Heavy Metal Chaos” radio show if he thinks the group would still exist if it hadn’t been for the success of their documentary, “Anvil! The Anvil Story”. He replied (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Of course we would still exist. […]

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The music industry hasn’t come to terms with its #MeToo account. A new foundation wants to change that – Rolling Stone

For years now, A common question among advocates of the #MeToo movement is when the music industry will face its own judgment. Musicians like Ryan Adams, Marylin Manson and R. Kelly alongside powerful executives like Russell Simmons and Charlie Walk have all faced charges after decades of alleged misconduct, but that hardly scratches the service. […]

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ByteDance launches new music streaming service in China

TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, has reportedly launched a new music streaming service in China called Qishui Yinyue. It is according to South China Morning Post, which reports that the app was launched last month. ByeDance’s entry into China’s music streaming business marks the arrival of a new challenger in music platforms led by tech giants […]

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Applause – Content and Social Media Manager (USA)

There’s a reason “struggling artist” is such a well-known term. At Applause, we’re changing that. Spurred on by the devastation caused by the pandemic, we are building a new medium for creators and fans to foster a long-term community through highly entertaining, live, two-way interaction. Applause lets creators and their fans have fun and connect […]

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TuneFab Just Launched Amazon Music Converter with Powerful Feature to Convert Amazon Music to MP3 Easily

HONG KONG, April 19, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — As Amazon provides high-quality music resources for people’s enjoyment, highlighting modern digital life, TuneFab, a leading software company focusing on powerful converters music, recently launched TuneFab Amazon Music Converter to easily grab songs from Amazon Music for offline streaming. The software is capable of downloading any music content […]

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Meet Malak Husseiny, the rising icon of Egyptian music

Malak Husseiny is a rising singer-songwriter making her mark on the Egyptian music scene. In 2014, she released her first EP “Alter”, which quickly caught the attention of music lovers. Apart from being a musician, she has also been featured in TV shows such as 2021’s “Bimbo”. Husseiny, who is part Lebanese, grew up in […]

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Mary J. Blige to Receive 2022 Billboard Music Icon Award⁠

Mary J. Blige-Getty *Here’s some great news to get your Thursday off to a good start! music legend Mary J. Blige will receive the Icon Award at this year’s Billboard Music Awards! That’s right! It was announced earlier this morning. The ICON award recognizes artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard Charts and who […]

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Country music icon Alan Jackson will stop in Greenville

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Country music icon Alan Jackson will make a stopover in Greenville this summer. Last Call: One More for the Road will be Jackson’s first time on stage since revealing a health diagnosis last fall. This tour will bring over 30 years of Alan’s success to stages across America. Here is a […]

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Ghana: African Music Business Dialogue urges knowledge sharing

Ghanaian musician and creative entrepreneur Trigmatic told Music In Africa that the vast potential of the creative industry as an economic engine, as seen in the United States, Europe and African countries like Nigeria, inspired to organize the first African Music Business Dialogue (AMBD). The event took place in March and welcomed industry professionals from […]

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Beggars Group – Creative Content Producer (US/UK)

Creative Content Producer – London or New York Beggars Group is looking for a Creative Content Producer to join the team, based in our London or New York offices. This is a very varied role within the Global Content team, responsible for creating and editing music videos, lyric videos and visualizers, recording live performance sessions, […]

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Hospital Records – Label Manager (UK)

We are currently looking for a motivated Label Manager to work as part of a growing team with overall responsibility for managing and administering the label’s music production and ensuring that all releases are delivered in an organized and timely manner. timely. This is a full-time position with a work-from-home/office hybrid policy. The successful candidate […]

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Alex Kennedy named UK Managing Director at Believe

Alex Kennedy has been appointed UK managing director of French music company Believe. Reporting to Denis Ladegaillerie, Founder and CEO of Believe, Kennedy will lead the three business areas that Believe operates in the UK, including Premium Solutions (including Label & Artist Solutions and Artist Services) and automated solutions (TuneCore). Believe says Kennedy will focus […]

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West One Music Group – Distribution and Technical Assistant (UK)

Are you a detail-oriented data enthusiast with experience working with large datasets? We are recruiting – apply now! We are West One Music Group, a visually-focused global music production company with a diverse and authentic catalog of music carefully crafted by our creative teams. Proudly independent since 2002, we have offices and production studios in […]

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IDOL – Digital Key Account Manager (USA)

IDOL is a fully independent digital distributor founded in 2006 with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, London, Paris, Berlin and Johannesburg. Following a very selective approach, IDOL offers a high level of marketing resources and personalized attention to its partners.The ever-expanding company now has over 60 people and offers comprehensive global digital distribution services to […]

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Call for applications: Music Business Academy for Africa 2022

Now in its second year, MBA for Africa is the brainchild of iManage Africa founder Godwin Tom, a Nigerian talent manager who has worked with African stars such as Wizkid and Davido. The initiative was developed by iManage Africa in partnership with Music Ally, YouTube Music and Dr. Carlos Chirinos from New York University. This […]

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Music icon Chris Blackwell shares how he met Bob Marley, travels

When it comes to rock and roll, 84-year-old London-born Chris Blackwell is a household name. As founder of Island Records, the label he established in Jamaica in 1959 and England in 1962, Blackwell propelled a long list of music icons to fame: Robert Palmer, Melissa Etheridge, The Cranberries , U2, Bob Marley and many more. […]

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Johnson County Celebrates Country Music Icon’s Birthday

WYMT Mountain News Weekend Edition newsletter at 11 p.m. Saturday JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Loretta Lynn grew up in Butcher Hollow in the small community of Van Lear in Johnson County. On Saturday, people from across the region gathered at her home to celebrate the country music star’s 90th birthday. Loretta Lynn told the […]

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BMG – Master Synchronization (MX) License Manager

#WAREBMG A new music company for Mexico BMG is opening a new hub in Latin America in Mexico and we are looking to strengthen our team. As the first new international music company in the streaming era, we do things a little differently – putting the interests of artists and songwriters at the heart of […]

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BMG – Managing Director (MX)

#WAREBMG A new music company for Mexico BMG is opening a new hub in Latin America in Mexico and we are looking to strengthen our team. As the first new international music company in the streaming era, we do things a little differently – putting the interests of artists and songwriters at the heart of […]

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Made Music Studio – Account Supervisor (US)

ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR Reporting to the Group Account Manager In a word… / As a people person, you have a strong sense of emotional intelligence and can easily communicate with anyone from the most junior to the most senior members of an organization. You move projects forward by understanding the role of the different stakeholders and […]

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AWAL – Member Support Associate (UK)

At AWAL, we work with an epic roster of emerging talent and more established artists and labels from around the world. Our goal is to remove all barriers between artists and the A&R teams or store editors that help them take their business to the next level within the AWAL ecosystem. This position is based […]

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Ed Sheeran wins UK copyright lawsuit

Ed Sheeran beat a lawsuit in the UK over alleged infringement of his single Shape of you. The case was brought against Sheeran by a British artist called Sami Chokri (aka Sami Switch), who claimed that Sheeeran ripped off his song Oh why, which was published in 2015. The verdict was returned in favor of […]

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The best in the music industry share their secrets

Ultimate compendium of insights and wisdom covering all aspects of today’s music industry – Straight from the mouths of artists and walking executives. As we musicians chart our paths for creative expression, longevity, and relevance in this industry, For The Record is a perfect guide to show us all the way. —Kevin “KO” Olusola of […]

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Music icon Dr Jody Watley celebrates National Library Week

Jody salutes libraries and their role in communities! Jody Watley * Music Icon Jody Watley Party National Library Week and salutes libraries and their role in the community. The theme for National Library Week 2022 (April 3-9) East “Connect to your libraryand promotes the idea that libraries are places to connect to technology using broadband, […]

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1970 interview with music icon Prince aged 11 uncovered

Deep in CBS Minnesota’s video archives lies footage that would prove iconic – once it was unearthed 52 years after it was filmed. In 1970, the station, WCCO, was covering the Minnesota Public School Teachers’ Strike and a reporter interviewed children as teachers picketed. One of these children may seem familiar, as he grew up […]

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We have Ron Paul to thank for music icon Selena?

April 2, 2022Updated: April 2, 2022 9:39 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of3 Student activists place flyers at banned books in a park across from Seven Lakes High School in Katy on Monday, February 21, 2022. The group will be distributing books to other Katy ISD students. […]

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The best in the music industry share their secrets!

Ultimate compendium of insights and wisdom covering all aspects of today’s music industry – Straight from the mouths of artists and walking executives. As we musicians chart our paths for creative expression, longevity, and relevance in this industry, For The Record is a perfect guide to show us all the way. —Kevin “KO” Olusola of […]

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Eddie Murphy in talks to play funk music icon George Clinton

Actor Eddie Murphy is in early negotiations to try out for the role of musician George Clinton, considered one of the main forces in the evolution of funk music, in a biopic. According to Deadline, Murphy will serve as producer with John Davis and Catherine Davis through their Davis Entertainment banner. The banner ties rights […]

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Music business: you don’t control your art if you can’t sell it — Syemca

Syemca got some deserved attention when he appeared on the singing reality show “The Voice” years ago. Today, his voice is essential in the music industry. In this ROTIMI IGE interview, he talks about his artistic talent, challenges in the industry, his upcoming projects and his relationship with his brother, Chike, who is also a […]