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Producer Timbaland Named 'Songwriter of the Year' at 28th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards Producer Timbaland Named 'Songwriter of the Year' at 28th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

ole writer Timbaland earned the prestigious 'Songwriter of the Year' award at last week's 28th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Los Angeles... (more...)
Singer/Songwriter Ian Thornley Signs With ole Singer/Songwriter Ian Thornley Signs With ole
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

Ian Thornley, the accomplished solo artist and lead singer/songwriter for hit Canadian rock band Big Wreck, has signed a worldwide, co-publishing deal with ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company.... (more...)
2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards to Honor Lauryn Hill, Timbaland & More 2015 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards to Honor Lauryn Hill, Timbaland & More
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its 28th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.... (more...)
Beyonce & The Weeknd to Headline 2015 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival, 9/5-6 Beyonce & The Weeknd to Headline 2015 'Budweiser Made In America' Festival, 9/5-6
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

'Budweiser Made In America,' the JAY Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend, returns to Philadelphia for a fourth season.... (more...)
Chris Brown, Jason Derulo Among Performers Announced for 2015 BET AWARDS Chris Brown, Jason Derulo Among Performers Announced for 2015 BET AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Today, BET Networks revealed its final additions to an already hot lineup for this year's 15th annual "BET Awards" 2015 airing Sunday, June 28, 2015.... (more...)
Madonna Recruits Beyonce, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus for Upcoming 'Bitch I'm Madonna' Video Madonna Recruits Beyonce, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus for Upcoming 'Bitch I'm Madonna' Video
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2015

According to usmagazine.com, Madonna posted a photo to Twitter and Instagram of her 'Bitch I'm Madonna' collaborators, upping the ante of her duet with Nicki Minaj. Madonna and Minaj, 32, are joined in the video by none other than Beyonce, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, and Rita Ora.... (more...)
Duran Duran Announce Title and Release Date of Upcoming New Album Duran Duran Announce Title and Release Date of Upcoming New Album
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2015

Multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran will release their 14th studio album, Paper Gods in the U.S. on September 18th and in the rest of the world on September 11th through Warner Bros. Records.... (more...)
Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar & More to Appear on 2015 BET Awards Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar & More to Appear on 2015 BET Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

Today, BET Networks revealed some of the industry's most influential names in entertainment who are set to appear at the 15th annual "BET Awards" 2015 on Sunday, June 28, 2015.... (more...)
Jeezy to Celebrate Anniversary with Concert at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, 7/25 Jeezy to Celebrate Anniversary with Concert at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

Grammy-nominated rap superstar and CTE/Def Jam Recordings artist Jeezy announced he will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of LETS GET IT: THUG MOTIVATION 101 with a one-night only concert event on Saturday, July 25 in Atlanta at the legendary Fox Theatre.... (more...)
Hersheypark Stadium & Giant Center Offering Specially Priced Concert Tickets Hersheypark Stadium & Giant Center Offering Specially Priced Concert Tickets
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2015

 In celebration of the start of the 2015 Summer Concert Season, Hersheypark Stadium & Giant Center are giving loyal music and comedy fans an opportunity to see some of their favorite artists LIVE in Hershey for only $15.00*(processing fees apply) . The special offer is available now through Monday, ... (more...)
ole to Develop Up-and-Coming Singer/Songwriter Jordan Davis ole to Develop Up-and-Coming Singer/Songwriter Jordan Davis
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2015

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has signed up-and-coming singer/songwriter Jordan Davis to a worldwide publishing deal... (more...)
Special Guests Set for Evan Solot Salute at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 6/12 Special Guests Set for Evan Solot Salute at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

On Friday, June 12 from 7 to 10 p.m., The Jost Project will perform at Chris' Jazz Cafe and salute a legend in Philadelphia - Composer Evan Solot. As Solot ends his final semester at the University of the Arts, where he taught for nearly 50 years, The Jost Project will perform their highly respected... (more...)
Quincy Jones to Bring LEE ENGLAND JR., THE SOUL VIOLINIST to the Geffen, 6/22 Quincy Jones to Bring LEE ENGLAND JR., THE SOUL VIOLINIST to the Geffen, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Quincy Jones presents Lee England Jr., The Soul Violinist, for a one-night-only concert on Monday, June 22 at 7:00pm in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse.  This event serves as a fundraiser for Geffen Playhouse's education and outreach programs.  England, a stunning, one-of-a-kind musici... (more...)
Mannheim Steamroller to Celebrate the Holidays at Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 12/22-23 Mannheim Steamroller to Celebrate the Holidays at Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 12/22-23
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances only at Omaha's Orpheum Theater on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
YUZIMA Drops First Single; Announces Second Insta-Album 'Behemoth' YUZIMA Drops First Single; Announces Second Insta-Album 'Behemoth'
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

YUZIMA is in the process of creating his 2nd Insta-Album 'Behemoth'. The first single is dropping today with headlining premiere's on Impose Magazine and The Modern Folk Music of America.... (more...)
Kanye West to Close 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Kanye West to Close 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2015

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today superstar Kanye West will close this year's Billboard Music Awards.... (more...)
Jay-Z B-sides Performance Announced; Back-to-Back Shows Set for 5/16 & 17 Jay-Z B-sides Performance Announced; Back-to-Back Shows Set for 5/16 & 17
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

Today, TIDAL announced that Jay-Z will perform for even more TIDAL music fans, adding a second B-sides performance. The original May 13 performance will change to the weekend to allow back-to-back shows on May 16 and 17.... (more...)
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...)






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