Music business

Kartel Music Group – Head of Digital Marketing and Advertising (UK)

KARTEL MUSIC GROUP: Digital Marketing and Advertising Manager ROLE SUMMARY Kartel Music Group is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Digital Marketing and Advertising Manager to join its growing marketing agency; Kartel Marketing Agency. The Digital Marketing and Publicity Manager role will work closely with a roster of independent artists and label clients who […]

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“Music Icon” dies | Latest news live

Teca Lomboglia through CC 2.0 “Music Icon” Gal Costa, one of the most famous pop artists in Brazilian history, has died, according to the BBC. They note that she was considered an international icon. Costa was 77 at the time of his death. The new Brazilian President Lula posted on Twitter that “Gal Costa was […]

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TheGrio Awards, music icon: Patti LaBelle

The legendary singer with the voice that can lift the roof has been entertaining us for decades with a career that spans Broadway, film and television. Imagine being dismissive of the otherworldly talent that is Patti LaBelle. Not just dismissive but dismissive walking out of the room. That’s what happened when the man conducting her […]

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The A&R Awards 2022: all the winners

Well, that was a bit special. A&R awardsMBW’s annual UK-focused awards ceremony in association with Abbey Road Studios, took place last night (8 November) in central London. As we announced earlier this week, the A&R Icon Award – honoring work from a career that forever changed the face of the music industry – has been […]

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House pays tribute to ‘legendary music icon’ Danny Javier and sympathizes with his family

Daniel “Danny” Javier — APO ALBUM COVER MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has passed House Resolution No. 530, honoring the late Daniel “Danny” Javier of the famous Filipino musical group APO Hiking Society and expressing condolences to his family. “Tributes poured in for this legendary music icon who never stopped fighting for what […]

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Jeff Bezos looking to buy NFL team with Music Icon | Latest news live

Seattle City Council via CC 2.0 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to own a sports team and wants to buy the Washington Commanders football team, according to several reports. Bezos is considering a joint bid “possibly in conjunction with rapper and music industry giant Jay-Z.” The news was reported by CNBC, The Washington Post, Bloomberg […]

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Family and fans say goodbye to music icon Jerry Lee Lewis

By GERALD HERBERT and CHEVEL JOHNSON, Associated Press FERRIDAY, La. (AP) — Family, friends and fans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis at memorial services held in his northern Louisiana hometown. Lewis, known for hits such as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” died […]

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Gay country music icon Patrick Haggerty died Monday at 78: NPR

Country music artist and activist Patrick Haggerty died Monday at the age of 78. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: Patrick Haggerty, country music star and activist, died this week at the age of 78. Haggerty broke ground as the first openly gay country music artist with the band Lavender Country. He first came to realize he was […]

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Spotify plans to buy MENA-focused rival Anghami (report)

Spotify plans to buy MENA-focused rival Anghami. It is according to a report published by Dubai-based Frankly magazine. Arab affairs too gate the news. Anghami listing on the NASDAQ in New York in February via a merger with a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. The music streaming company Between in a definitive merger agreement […]