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VIDEO: Becky G & Austin Mahone Are Young & In Love in 'Lovin' So Hard' Music Video! VIDEO: Becky G & Austin Mahone Are Young & In Love in 'Lovin' So Hard' Music Video!
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Singer Becky G and Austin Mahone have apparently found true love and are not afraid to show it off in Becky G's new music video for 'Lovin' So Hard,' which was released today, Wednesday (May 6th.... (more...)
AVAN LAVA Unveils Video for 'Wanna Live', Add Tour Dates AVAN LAVA Unveils Video for 'Wanna Live', Add Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

AVAN LAVA revealed the video for their anthem 'Wanna Live' via EW.com (and below!), who call it 'a starkly shot clip that mirrors AVAN LAVA's sound'.... (more...)
ole and Indaba Music Celebrate Rush's 40th Anniversary with Cover-Song Contest ole and Indaba Music Celebrate Rush's 40th Anniversary with Cover-Song Contest
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, is teaming with Indaba Music to launch a special cover-song contest in celebration of iconic rock band Rush's 40th Anniversary Tour, which kicks off May 8 in Tulsa, OK.... (more...)
Third Man Announces Tidal Subscription Promotion for Vault Members Third Man Announces Tidal Subscription Promotion for Vault Members
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

The Third Man Records Vault Subscription Service, responsible for quarterly packages of limited edition vinyl records and exclusive merchandise as well as the inside scoop on Third Man goings on and concert pre-sales, is proud to announce a new perk for its members.... (more...)
DJ Premier to Compose Score for VH1's Original Movie THE BREAKS DJ Premier to Compose Score for VH1's Original Movie THE BREAKS
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

VH1 has tapped legendary New York music producer DJ Premier to compose score and serve as executive music producer of the new original movie 'The Breaks.'... (more...)
EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that "Empire" recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray will perform at this year's award show for an "Empire" themed performance featuring Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle... (more...)
FURIOUS 7 Soundtrack Hits No. 1 on Billboard, Spotify & More FURIOUS 7 Soundtrack Hits No. 1 on Billboard, Spotify & More
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

'FURIOUS 7: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,' Atlantic Records' official musical companion to Universal's blockbuster action-thriller, is fast proving an unstoppable global phenomenon, fueled by the extraordinarily emotional new hit single, 'See You Again,' by Wiz Khalifa (Feat. Charlie Puth). Re... (more...)
THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS 2 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out Today
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

Back Lot Music has released the soundtrack for THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS 2, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment's action-adventure film starring RZA.... (more...)
Pastor Charles Jenkins' 'Any Given Sunday' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Music Chart Pastor Charles Jenkins' 'Any Given Sunday' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Music Chart
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and his electrifying choir Fellowship Chicago have earned their second #1 on Billboard Magazine's Gospel Albums sales chart. This one is for the newly released project 'Any Given Sunday' that features the rou... (more...)
Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge CBE to Receive City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge CBE to Receive City of Hope's Spirit of Life Award
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

City of Hope's Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group will honor Lucian Grainge CBE chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music Group, with its 2015 Spirit of Life Award, the organization's highest honor, for his outstanding achievements in business and dedication to philanthropic ... (more...)
Taylor Swift, Sam Smith Among iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARD Winners; See Full List! Taylor Swift, Sam Smith Among iHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARD Winners; See Full List!
by TV News Desk - March 30, 2015

Last night, the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards returned to the historic Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, The event was televised live on NBC and broadcast simultaneously on iHeartMedia stations nationwide and across the iHeartRadio digital music platform.... (more...)
Washington, DC Rap Artists Releases New Mixtape Washington, DC Rap Artists Releases New Mixtape
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the 'Last One Standing' Mixtape by Entro. This 16 track project is currently available to stream and download on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes website. L.O.S: Last One Standing is a mixtape with great song structure and thought in each song. Expect the une... (more...)
Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28 Sun Soul Orchestra to Release Full-Length CD Debut 'What Matters Most', 4/28
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy.... (more...)
AMERICAN IDOL's David Cook Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music AMERICAN IDOL's David Cook Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with Warner/Chappell Music
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide co-publishing agreement with singer/songwriter David Cook.... (more...)
Porter Robinson Wins MTV Woodie Of The Year Porter Robinson Wins MTV Woodie Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

Porter Robinson had a damn good SXSW. The day after his surprise victory over Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Run the Jewels, J. Cole and FKA Twigs for Woodie of the Year at the MTVU Woodie Awards... (more...)
Russell Simmons Bringing Hip-Hop Musical THE SCENARIO to New York Next Fall? Russell Simmons Bringing Hip-Hop Musical THE SCENARIO to New York Next Fall?
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Hip-hop pioneer, Tony Award-winning producer and multi-hyphenate entrepreneur Russell Simmons has announced the development of THE SCENARIO, a new stage musical that will be driven by the music that defined a generation: the greatest hits from a two-decade span of hip-hop - from the 'golden age' of ... (more...)
Acclaimed Russian Composer Alexander Zhurbin Signs Publishing Partnership with Warner/Chappell Music Acclaimed Russian Composer Alexander Zhurbin Signs Publishing Partnership with Warner/Chappell Music
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a global publishing agreement with Russian composer Alexander Zhurbin.... (more...)
DRAKE Announces 6th Annual OVO Fest Lineup DRAKE Announces 6th Annual OVO Fest Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

According to Billboard.com, Multi-Platinum selling recording artist Drake has announced the lineup for the sixth annual OVO fest... (more...)
Bilal to Perform at Harlem Stage, 3/27 Bilal to Perform at Harlem Stage, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Forever pushing boundaries with his eclectic sound, Grammy-nominated artist and transcendent live performer Bilal returns to Harlem Stage to present new music from his exciting collaboration with Adrian Younge, a producer/composer/musician, heralded as 'the next generation of soul music'.... (more...)
ole Artists Featured in the Country, Rock and R&B Categories at 2015 JUNO Awards ole Artists Featured in the Country, Rock and R&B Categories at 2015 JUNO Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

ole artists were well represented during last weekend's JUNO Awards. Jeremy Stover co-wrote the title track on Country Album of the Year Lifted by Dallas Smith.... (more...)
K. Michelle, Estelle & More Set to Perform on UNCF An Evening of Stars K. Michelle, Estelle & More Set to Perform on UNCF An Evening of Stars
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

Black-ish executive producer and star Anthony Anderson will return to host UNCF An Evening of Stars for the third consecutive year.... (more...)
Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of The Year At ASCAP Latin Music Awards Warner/Chappell Music Named Publisher of The Year At ASCAP Latin Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, was named Publisher of the Year at Wednesday night's 23rd annual Latin Music Awards... (more...)
Jamie Foxx to Host iHeartRadio Music Awards Live on NBC, 3/29 Jamie Foxx to Host iHeartRadio Music Awards Live on NBC, 3/29
by TV News Desk - March 09, 2015

The biggest names in entertainment will bring the music of the iHeartRadio app to life on Sunday, March 29 for the second edition of the iHeartRadio Music Awards hosted by Oscar and Grammy award winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx.... (more...)
Earth, Wind & Fire & Chicago Announce North American Co-Headlining Summer Tour Earth, Wind & Fire & Chicago Announce North American Co-Headlining Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed bands — Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago — announced today their North American co-headlining summer CHICAGO AND EARTH, WIND & FIRE – HEART AND SOUL TOUR 2015... (more...)
VIDEO: John Legend Sings 'All of Me' in Promotion of SPRING OF CULTURE Performance VIDEO: John Legend Sings 'All of Me' in Promotion of SPRING OF CULTURE Performance
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2015

Multiple Grammy Award Winning R&B and soul singer/songwriter John Legend sizzles Arad Fort at an open air concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of the SPRING OF CULTURE FESTIVAL, March 2, 2015. Legend is famed for his hit songs “All of Me” “Ordinary People” “Save Room” and “Everybody Knows”. Whil... (more...)






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