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BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Team with Musical.ly to Present Special Fan-Voted Honor BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Team with Musical.ly to Present Special Fan-Voted Honor
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

dick clark productions and entertainment social network musical.ly today announced their partnership for the 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, including a fan-voted honor celebrating five of musical.ly's top covered artists of the year... (more...)
GRAMMY AWARDS to Return to New York City's Madison Square Garden Next January GRAMMY AWARDS to Return to New York City's Madison Square Garden Next January
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

In celebration of the GRAMMY Awards' 60th anniversary, CBS Corporation, in collaboration with The Recording Academy, the Mayor's Office of New York City and Madison Square Garden, announced THE 60TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be broadcast live on both coasts from New York City's Madison Square Garden... (more...)
Jay Z, Gorillaz & More Set for 2nd Annual Meadows Music & Arts Festival Jay Z, Gorillaz & More Set for 2nd Annual Meadows Music & Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

ounders Entertainment is proud to announce the lineup for the second annual edition of The Meadows Music And Arts Festival, taking place September 15th to 17th in Queens, New York at the Citi Field complex.... (more...)
JAY Z, J. Cole, The Chainsmokers Headline 2017 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival JAY Z, J. Cole, The Chainsmokers Headline 2017 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

'Budweiser Made in America,' the JAY Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend, returns to Philadelphia for a sixth year.... (more...)
Get Schooled, DJ Khaled, & Viacom's Major Keys Win at 9th Annual Shorty Awards Get Schooled, DJ Khaled, & Viacom's Major Keys Win at 9th Annual Shorty Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

National, non-profit organization Get Schooled has been named the winner of the 2017 Shorty Awards in the Social Good category for its Major Keys Campaign, beating out 48 entries.... (more...)
Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll Elvis Fans Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017.... (more...)
J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only' Certified Platinum By The RIAA J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only' Certified Platinum By The RIAA
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Hip-hop starJ. Cole's fourth studio album, and first for his own label Dreamville,4 YourEyezOnly,has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling the equivalent of one million albums,including streams and downloads, in less than four months.... (more...)
Vancouver Sleep Clinic Releases Debut Album 'Revival' via Sony Music Vancouver Sleep Clinic Releases Debut Album 'Revival' via Sony Music
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Rising Australian band Vancouver Sleep Clinic's debut album, Revival, is out now via Sony Music Entertainment/RAL—stream on Apple Music and Spotify and purchase on iTunes and Amazon.... (more...)
Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5 Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album.... (more...)
WeBuyGold Launches Music-Focused Lifestyle Brand & Original Programming ft. DJ Khaled WeBuyGold Launches Music-Focused Lifestyle Brand & Original Programming ft. DJ Khaled
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

WeBuyGold today announced the launch of its new music-focused lifestyle brand that creates original programming with a focus on Stories content.... (more...)
HBO to Debut Special J. COLE: 4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY, A DREAMVILLE FILM, 4/15 HBO to Debut Special J. COLE: 4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY, A DREAMVILLE FILM, 4/15
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2017

J. COLE: 4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY, A DREAMVILLE FILM, the Grammy-nominated hip-hop star's second HBO special, debuts SATURDAY, APRIL 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
The iHeartRadio Music Festival Returns to Las Vegas This September The iHeartRadio Music Festival Returns to Las Vegas This September
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

iHeartMedia announced today the return of the annual star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 22 and 23 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and its Daytime Village presented by Capital One, which will return to the Las Vegas Village across from the Luxor Hotel and Casino on Saturday, Septemb... (more...)
Russell Simmons' All Def Digital to Create Documentary THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF HIP HOP Russell Simmons' All Def Digital to Create Documentary THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF HIP HOP
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

Russell Simmons' All Def Digital, the fastest growing platform in hip hop and urban youth culture and Emmy award winning producers Stephen David Entertainment announced today a partnership with GroupM Entertainment, a global content investment and rights management company, to develop and produce TH... (more...)
Elvis Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Fans from Around the World are Headed to Nashville for 4-Day Celebration of the King of Rock and Roll
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Elvis fans from around the world will be traveling to Middle Tennessee for the inaugural Nashville Elvis Festival, taking place March 30-April 2, 2017. Nashville Elvis Festival is a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley. The historic Franklin Theatre... (more...)
Erik Hassle Premieres Official Video For 'Missing You' Erik Hassle Premieres Official Video For 'Missing You'
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2017

Swedish soul-pop artist Erik Hassle today unveiled the video for “Missing You,” the emotionally-charged lead single taken from his new album, “Innocence Lost.”... (more...)
Young The Giant Include Albuquerque in Extended Fall Tour Young The Giant Include Albuquerque in Extended Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has announced the next leg of its hugely successful Home of the Strange Tour. The North American headline dates begin Wednesday, August 2nd at Louisville, KY's Palace Theater and then continue through late September. Support on all dates will come from... (more...)
Vancouver Sleep Clinic Announces Debut Album 'Revival'; Premieres 'Someone To Stay' Vancouver Sleep Clinic Announces Debut Album 'Revival'; Premieres 'Someone To Stay'
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2017

Rising Australian band Vancouver Sleep Clinic will release their debut album, Revival, April 7 on Sony Music Entertainment/RAL. The video for album track “Someone To Stay” premieres today via Sweet on Snapchat—watch and share it... (more...)
Global Records Announces INNA Fresh New Single 'Gimme Gimme'  with Official Video Global Records Announces INNA Fresh New Single 'Gimme Gimme' with Official Video
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2017

INNA has released a new single called “Gimme Gimme”. This is a fresh new song written by INNA herself with David Ciente (“Dale Papi” - Lariss), Marco & Seba (Marcel Botezan & Sebastian Barac) who composed most of INNA's biggest hits, Breyan Isaac (worked with David Guetta, FloRida, Pitbull) and Vasi... (more...)
Congrats - Beyonce and Jay Z Expecting Twins! Congrats - Beyonce and Jay Z Expecting Twins!
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

Beyonce and Jay Z turned to Instagram today to announce the joyous news that they are expecting twins! The couple is already parents to 5-year-old Blue Ivy.... (more...)
Adele, Bruno Mars & More Set for Ovation's Week-Long Tribute to Grammy's Hottest Artists Adele, Bruno Mars & More Set for Ovation's Week-Long Tribute to Grammy's Hottest Artists
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

Music lovers will want to set their DVRs for some binge-worthy music documentaries airing on Ovation TV beginning February 6.... (more...)
Erik Hassle Releases 'Innocence Lost' LP Today Erik Hassle Releases 'Innocence Lost' LP Today
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2017

Swedish soul-pop artist Erik Hassle releases his highly anticipated new album, “Innocence Lost” today via Record Company TEN/RCA Records.... (more...)
Sky Katz Teams Up with Heavy Metal Band 'Unlocking the Truth' Sky Katz Teams Up with Heavy Metal Band 'Unlocking the Truth'
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

When it comes to crossing genre lines from hard rock and heavy metal to rap and hip-hop, plenty of bands have made successful crossover hits from Jay Z and Linkin Park to Public enemy and Anthrax.... (more...)
Reservoir Signs Multi-Platinum Grammy-Nominated Producer Just Blaze to Worldwide Publishing Deal Reservoir Signs Multi-Platinum Grammy-Nominated Producer Just Blaze to Worldwide Publishing Deal
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2017

As reported in Forbes, Reservoir announces the signing of multi-Platinum Grammy-nominated producer Just Blaze to a worldwide publishing deal. The agreement, which marks Blaze's first-ever global publishing deal, includes rights to his entire catalog including future works.... (more...)
ole and Super-Producer Timbaland Extend and Expand Their Partnership ole and Super-Producer Timbaland Extend and Expand Their Partnership
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2017

ole, the world's fastest-growing independent publishing and rights management company, announced today it has extended and expanded its successful partnership with GRAMMY-winning super-producer, Timbaland.... (more...)
Fergie, DJ Khaled Set for 13th Annual ESPN The Party Event This February Fergie, DJ Khaled Set for 13th Annual ESPN The Party Event This February
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2017

ESPN will host its 13th annual ESPN The Party event Friday, Feb. 3 in Houston. In conjunction with the release of ESPN The Magazine's Super Bowl issue,... (more...)






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