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Finalized Schedule Released for 2015 Coast 2 Coast Music Conference Finalized Schedule Released for 2015 Coast 2 Coast Music Conference
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

As the 2015 Labor Day Weekend approaches, Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and Coast 2 Coast Live releases the finalized schedule for their annual music conference.... (more...)
EMI Production Music Launches Sampling Amnesty EMI Production Music Launches Sampling Amnesty
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2015

EMI Production Music is taking the innovative step of declaring an amnesty of all sampling declarations (past and present) from its extensive back catalogue of some of the most iconic production music libraries of all time.... (more...)
Kalle Mattson Premieres 'Hotline Bling'; Plays Rockwood Music Hall, 9/24 Kalle Mattson Premieres 'Hotline Bling'; Plays Rockwood Music Hall, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2015

Polaris Music Prize-nominated Canadian songwriter Kalle Mattson's cover of Drake's “Hotline Bling” is premiering today via Earmilk, listen here. Earmilk praises the track, saying “Surrounding Kalle's personable vocals is a mixture of weightless instrumentals made up of a simplistic acoustic guitar t... (more...)
Twenty One Pilots Ready for High Profile TV Performances This Fall Twenty One Pilots Ready for High Profile TV Performances This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2015

Fueled By Ramen recording group Twenty One Pilots are marking the end of their most successful summer so far with a wide array of upcoming activity, including high profile TV performances and the start of a fully sold out North American tour.... (more...)
French Horn Rebellion Announce New Foolin' Around EP, Out 10/16 French Horn Rebellion Announce New Foolin' Around EP, Out 10/16
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

Today, French Horn Rebellion announce a new fall EP called Foolin' Around and to celebrate they've compiled a summer mix.... (more...)
VIDEO: Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award at 2015 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS; Watch Promo VIDEO: Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award at 2015 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS; Watch Promo
by TV News Desk - August 25, 2015

MTV is set to award Kanye West with the VMA's highest honor, the "Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award," for his career-spanning groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA performances, and continued impact on music, art, fashion, and culture.... (more...)
Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10 Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2015

Just announced! The NYC debut of ELIJAH JAMAL QUINTET and Guests performing on Friday, September 4!  The quintet is led by saxophonist and composer Elijah Jamal Balbed, a Washington DC native named 'Best Tenor Saxophonist' and 'Best New Jazz Musician' by the Washington City Paper. ... (more...)
Charlie Puth Announces Debut Album 'Nine Track Mind' Charlie Puth Announces Debut Album 'Nine Track Mind'
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

Atlantic recording artist Charlie Puth has announced the release of his highly anticipated debut album. NINE TRACK MIND arrives everywhere November 6th.... (more...)
DANGER MOUSE Launches 30th Century Records DANGER MOUSE Launches 30th Century Records
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, is excited to announce 30th Century Records, his imprint in collaboration with Columbia Records. Beginning this fall, the world-renowned artist, songwriter and producer will oversee a label comprised of artists he is personally signing.... (more...)
Mike Whelan Joins ole as Senior Director, Creative Mike Whelan Joins ole as Senior Director, Creative
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, announced today that Mike Whelan has joined the company's Nashville office as Senior Director, Creative.... (more...)
B.o.B Unveils His 'PSYCADELIK THOUGHTZ' B.o.B Unveils His 'PSYCADELIK THOUGHTZ'
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist B.o.B has announced the surprise release of an extraordinary new special project. 'PSYCADELIK THOUGHTZ' is available now at all digital retailers http://smarturl.it/PsycadelikThoughtz.... (more...)
Prince to Release Latest Album Via New Online Streaming Service Prince to Release Latest Album Via New Online Streaming Service
by Sally Henry - August 08, 2015

Prince is showing his support in a big way for the one streaming service he actually likes.... (more...)
Avan Lava Announce New Tour, Releases New Remixes Avan Lava Announce New Tour, Releases New Remixes
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

Today, AVAN LAVA announce a new US tour that will start at Palm Spring's Splash festival and go through Texas, back to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Kansas City and end in Chicago.... (more...)
ole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal With Super-Producer Timbaland ole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal With Super-Producer Timbaland
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has expanded its deal with renowned GRAMMY Award-winning super-producer, songwriter, and solo artist Timbaland... (more...)
Netflix to Premiere Original Documentary KEITH RICHARDS: UNDER THE INFLUENCE, 9/18 Netflix to Premiere Original Documentary KEITH RICHARDS: UNDER THE INFLUENCE, 9/18
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will premiere Academy Award? winning director Morgan Neville's (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) original documentary, Keith Richards: Under the Influence... (more...)
Amy Winehouse's First Two Albums, 'Frank' & Grammy Winning 'Back To Black' Get Digitally Remastered Amy Winehouse's First Two Albums, 'Frank' & Grammy Winning 'Back To Black' Get Digitally Remastered
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

Amy Winehouse's career, though meteoric, was unfortunately cut short by tragedy, but the multi-GRAMMY Award winner's musical legacy can now be appreciated anew with Island Records/Universal Music Enterprises' digital re-mastering of her first two albums.... (more...)
EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray to Perform on TEEN CHOICE 2015 EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray to Perform on TEEN CHOICE 2015
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray will hit the TEEN CHOICE 2015 stage for a live performance when the special airs live Sunday, Aug. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.... (more...)
EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray to Perform on TEEN CHOICE 2015 EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray to Perform on TEEN CHOICE 2015
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2015

EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray will hit the TEEN CHOICE 2015 stage for a live performance when the special airs live Sunday, Aug. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. In addition, Laura Marano ("Austin & Ally"), recording artist Shawn Mendes, Ross Lynch ("Austin & Al... (more...)
ole and Writers Receive 16 Nominations at 2015 CCMA Awards ole and Writers Receive 16 Nominations at 2015 CCMA Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

ole and ole current songwriters Gord Bamford, George Canyon, Jordan McIntosh, and Lindi Ortega, as well as legacy writers Jeff Coplan and Dean Brody are set for another strong showing at the 2015 Canadian Country Music Awards... (more...)
Murs to Play Fox Theatre, 10/16 Murs to Play Fox Theatre, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present MURS with Red Pill & King Fantastic at the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 16th, 2015. Tickets are on sale July 10th for $18.50 advanced or $20 day of show.... (more...)
ole Digital Signs Digital Distribution Deal With Josh Thompson for Two New EPs ole Digital Signs Digital Distribution Deal With Josh Thompson for Two New EPs
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

ole Digital, a division of ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has signed a deal with country singer/songwriter Josh Thompson... (more...)
OLUWA TONI' Brings Positivity Through His First Single 'FLY TO L.A.' OLUWA TONI' Brings Positivity Through His First Single 'FLY TO L.A.'
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

OLUWA TONI's debut single (raw version), 'FLY TO L.A' was released on July 1st, 2015 (Canada Day).... (more...)
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...)






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