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Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26 Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

BET Networks is keeping their word that "they got you." The network revealed this morning that multi Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Stevie Wonder, will bring the house down during one of the multiple show-stopping performances spread throughout the show paying homage to Prince ... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Official Music Video for Beyonce's 'Sorry' ft. Serena Williams VIDEO: Watch Official Music Video for Beyonce's 'Sorry' ft. Serena Williams
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

Below, watch the official music video for Beyonce's 'Sorry' featuring tennis legend Serena Williams. The song is off the singer's new LP 'Lemonade', released in April.... (more...)
Rihanna & Coldplay to Headline 2016 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival Rihanna & Coldplay to Headline 2016 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

'Budweiser Made In America,' the JAY Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend, returns to Philadelphia for a fifth season. The festival's Rocky, Liberty and Tidal stages will be live streamed in their entirety on TIDAL.... (more...)
Usher, Future & Bryson Tiller Join Line Up for BET AWARDS 2016 Lineup Usher, Future & Bryson Tiller Join Line Up for BET AWARDS 2016 Lineup
by TV News Desk - June 14, 2016

Today, BET Networks revealed that Usher, Future and Bryson Tiller will join the ultra-talented line-up of performers at the 16th annual "BET Awards" 2016 on Sunday, June 26, 2016.... (more...)
Pianist Peggy Stern to Release 'Z Octet' in July Pianist Peggy Stern to Release 'Z Octet' in July
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2016

Finding inspiration in the physical surroundings of her current hometown of Austin, Texas, and drawing upon what jazz critic Harvey Pekar called her 'fertile imagination' as a pianist, composer, and arranger, Peggy Stern has recorded the deepest and most personal album of her distinguished career, '... (more...)
HBO to Air Encore Presentation of Beyonce's LEMONADE, 6/18 HBO to Air Encore Presentation of Beyonce's LEMONADE, 6/18
by TV News Desk - June 10, 2016

Beyonce's critically acclaimed visual album, LEMONADE, will receive an encore presentation Saturday, June 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. ... (more...)
LISTEN: Kanye West Drops New Track from Upcoming 'Cruel Winter' Album LISTEN: Kanye West Drops New Track from Upcoming 'Cruel Winter' Album
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Kanye West unveiled the first single from his long-awaited sequel to Cruel Summer, the 2012 compilation album from the artists on the GOOD Music roster.... (more...)
Mannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas Tour Mannheim Steamroller Announces 2016 Christmas Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the industry's largest independent record label, American Gramaphone, announced that his annual Christmas concert tour will begin on November 15th, 2016. Two traveling ensembles will hold performances across the country.... (more...)
ole Composer Jeppe Riddervold Wins at 2016 BMI Film & Television Awards ole Composer Jeppe Riddervold Wins at 2016 BMI Film & Television Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

ole composer Jeppe Riddervold was honored at the 2016 BMI Film & Television Awards with a BMI Cable Television Music award. The annual event was held on May 11th at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.... (more...)
VIDEO: Beyonce Pays Tribute to Prince with Performance of 'The Beautiful Ones' VIDEO: Beyonce Pays Tribute to Prince with Performance of 'The Beautiful Ones'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

At last night Dallas stop of her Formation tour at the AT&T Stadium, Beyonce surprised fans with an emotional performance of 'The Beautiful Ones' in tribute to the late artist Prince.... (more...)
French Montana Signs to Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records; Releases New Track & Video French Montana Signs to Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records; Releases New Track & Video
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

Worldwide platinum-selling hip-hop icon and Coke Boys music founder French Montana, one of the most prolific and instantly recognizable players in the game today with nearly 300 lead and feature appearances on singles, album and mixtape tracks and videos has officially signed to the roster of the ne... (more...)
Haley Reinhart Releases Sophomore Album 'Better' Today Haley Reinhart Releases Sophomore Album 'Better' Today
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter Haley Reinhart has announced the release of her sophomore album, Better, April 29th on ole and red dot. It features the current title track single, “Better,” which had its exclusive video premiere on Billboard and is already being enthusiastically supported by iHeartR... (more...)
Beyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Miami Beyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Miami
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Billboard.com reports that Beyonce officially kicked off the 'Formation World Tour' in Miami.... (more...)
Beyonce's 6th Studio Album 'LEMONADE' + Full Length Film Now Available on iTunes Beyonce's 6th Studio Album 'LEMONADE' + Full Length Film Now Available on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

Beyonce's 6th Studio Album 'LEMONADE', including 12 new songs and the full length LEMONADE film and LEMONADE digital booklet is now available on iTunes.... (more...)
WATCH: Rihanna's Dark Turn on New 'Needed Me' Music Video WATCH: Rihanna's Dark Turn on New 'Needed Me' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

Rollingstone.com reports that Rihanna has released the video for latest single 'Needed Me,' helmed by Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Beyonce's HBO Musical Event LEMONADE VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Beyonce's HBO Musical Event LEMONADE
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2016

Beyonce's HBO premiere event, LEMONADE, will debut on Saturday, April 23rd at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT and again on Sunday, April 24th at 8 pm ET/8 pm PT.... (more...)
ole's Timbaland and Jingle Punks Win ASCAP Screen Music Awards ole's Timbaland and Jingle Punks Win ASCAP Screen Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2016

ole songwriter Timbaland and Jingle Punks, ole's branded music company, have received ASCAP Screen Music Awards at the 31st annual event, held March 24th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.... (more...)
Santigold Shares New Version of Video ft. Jay Z, Andy Samberg & More Santigold Shares New Version of Video ft. Jay Z, Andy Samberg & More
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2016

Following the release of her third album 99¢ on Atlantic Records, Santigold has revealed the standalone version of her innovative video for “Can't Get Enough Of Myself (feat. B.C.),” one that viewers can enjoy without webcam access... (more...)
ole Signs Chart-Topping Country Songwriter Tony Martin ole Signs Chart-Topping Country Songwriter Tony Martin
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has inked a deal with Tony Martin, one of the most successful writers in Nashville.... (more...)
Blues Foundation Announces 2016 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees Blues Foundation Announces 2016 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2016

On May 4, 2016 five legendary blues performers, two individuals who were instrumental in the creation of blues music, five single blues recordings, one blues album and an important piece of blues literature will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.... (more...)
Beyonce's The Formation World Tour 2016 Sells Out; New Shows Announced Beyonce's The Formation World Tour 2016 Sells Out; New Shows Announced
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2016

Following her appearance at last week's Super Bowl 50, BEYONC surprised fans around the world with the announcement of THE FORMATION WORLD TOUR.... (more...)
Superfly Appoints Roc Nation Veteran Jennifer Justice as President of Corporate Development Superfly Appoints Roc Nation Veteran Jennifer Justice as President of Corporate Development
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2016

Superfly, leading experience based creative company and producers of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, announced today that Roc Nation veteran Jennifer Justice will join the company as President of Corporate Development.... (more...)
ole Acquires Production Music Library 5 Alarm Music ole Acquires Production Music Library 5 Alarm Music
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2016

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has acquired 5 Alarm Music, an important independent production music library, adding to what is already one of the most comprehensive production music resources in the world.... (more...)
Beyonce Announces The Formation World Tour! Beyonce Announces The Formation World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2016

BEYONCE announced THE FORMATION WORLD TOUR today following her appearance during SuperBowl 50. The highly-anticipated tour will kick off in North America on April 27... (more...)
Seattle Women's Chorus to Take Audiences Back in Time with CAMP Seattle Women's Chorus to Take Audiences Back in Time with CAMP
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) takes audiences on a hilarious romp back in time to the trials and trails of summer camp adventures.... (more...)






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