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RCA Inspiration Collects 23 Nominations for 2017 Stellar Awards RCA Inspiration Collects 23 Nominations for 2017 Stellar Awards
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

RCA Inspiration continues to deliver top inspiring hit music over the past year that reach across genres of contemporary and traditional Gospel, hiphop, and more, collecting 23 nominations for the upcoming 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards.... (more...)
'Weird Al' Yankovic Partners with Legacy for Brand-New Career-Spanning Box Set 'Weird Al' Yankovic Partners with Legacy for Brand-New Career-Spanning Box Set
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

'Weird Al' Yankovic, rock music's legendary satirist, is partnering with Legacy Recordings and PledgeMusic for the release of Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of 'Weird Al' Yankovic, a career-spanning box set.... (more...)
Legacy Recordings to Release Celtic Thunder's Emmet Cahill's 'Ireland', 2/24 Legacy Recordings to Release Celtic Thunder's Emmet Cahill's 'Ireland', 2/24
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the release of Celtic Thunder presentsEmmet Cahill's Irelanda collection of Irish classics that have been passed down from generation to generation.... (more...)
Grammy-Winner Kirk Franklin Unveils New Single & Visual for 'My World Needs You' Grammy-Winner Kirk Franklin Unveils New Single & Visual for 'My World Needs You'
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Today, 10-time GRAMMY® Award winning recording artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin, has released his latest single, “My World Needs You” to radio stations and debuted a visual for the song exclusively on BET.com... (more...)
X JAPAN's 'La Venus' Up for 2017 'Best Original Song' Oscar X JAPAN's 'La Venus' Up for 2017 'Best Original Song' Oscar
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced X JAPAN's 'LA VENUS' as one of the songs in contention for a nomination for this year's 'Best Original Song' at the 89th Academy Awards.... (more...)
VIDEO: Hackers Responsible for Britney Spears Death Hoax; Sony Music Responds VIDEO: Hackers Responsible for Britney Spears Death Hoax; Sony Music Responds
by TV News Desk - December 27, 2016

Over the weekend, tweets from Sony Music's Twitter account and Bob Dylan's Twitter account claiming the pop singer was dead appear to suggest a connection to Ourmine, a group previously linked to Twitter hacks on major companies.... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases PASSENGERS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK Available Now Sony Classical Releases PASSENGERS - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK Available Now
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2016

Sony Classical and Madison Gate Records proudly announce the release of Passengers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) featuring music by Thomas Newman. The soundtrack will be available December 16. The Sci-Fi film Passengers will arrive in theatres December 21.... (more...)
Clive Davis & Recording Academy to Honor BET Networks Chair Debra L. Leewith Clive Davis & Recording Academy to Honor BET Networks Chair Debra L. Leewith
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy® will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif... (more...)
ole Adds Respected Artist Manager Tracey Singer to Label Services Division ole Adds Respected Artist Manager Tracey Singer to Label Services Division
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

ole, one of the world's leading independent music publishing and rights management companies, announced today that Tracey Singer has joined the company as Senior Director, Label Services. Singer will report directly to ole CEO and Chairman Robert J. Ott.... (more...)
RCA Inspiration Receives Nominations for 2017 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS RCA Inspiration Receives Nominations for 2017 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

RCA Inspiration has been honored with two nominations, unveiled today for the upcoming 48th NAACP Image Awards in 2017.... (more...)
Fusion Media Group Announces Production Deal with 25-Time Grammy-Winning Artist Residente Fusion Media Group Announces Production Deal with 25-Time Grammy-Winning Artist Residente
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2016

The Fusion Media Group (FMG), a division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) that serves the rising American mainstream, today announced that it has reached a creative and multi-platform production deal with 25-time Grammy Award winning recording artist Residente.... (more...)
SOUNDBREAKING: Stories From The Cutting Edge Of Recorded Music to Debut on PBS 11/14 SOUNDBREAKING: Stories From The Cutting Edge Of Recorded Music to Debut on PBS 11/14
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ SOUNDBREAKING: STORIES FROM THE CUTTING EDGE OF RECORDED MUSIC, an eight-episode PBS series that explores the extraordinary impact of recorded music on the modern world, will make its U.S. broadcast debut on PBS starting next Monday, November 14... (more...)
SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music on Blu-ray/DVD 11/29 SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music on Blu-ray/DVD 11/29
by TV News Desk - November 04, 2016

Coinciding with its upcoming PBS broadcast and coming off a critically-acclaimed premiere at SXSW earlier this year, the star-studded, groundbreaking music documentary series Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut... (more...)
Iconic Rock Group FOREIGNER Signs Brand Representation Deal With Artist Legacy Group Iconic Rock Group FOREIGNER Signs Brand Representation Deal With Artist Legacy Group
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

Iconic rock group FOREIGNER has signed a brand representation deal with Artist Legacy Group ('ALG'), it was announced today by ALG CEO Ashley Austin.... (more...)
Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President's Award at  2016 BMI Country Awards Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President's Award at 2016 BMI Country Awards
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc., (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, presented its 2016 BMI Country Awards this evening, honoring the prolific songwriting career of BMI President's Award winner Kenny Chesney... (more...)
Sony/ATV Wins BMI Country Publisher of the Year for 15th Consecutive Time Sony/ATV Wins BMI Country Publisher of the Year for 15th Consecutive Time
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2016

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has been crowned Publisher of the Year for an unprecedented 15th consecutive time at the BMI Country Awards.... (more...)
Paul Cardall's 'A New Creation' Debuts #1 on Billboard Charts Paul Cardall's 'A New Creation' Debuts #1 on Billboard Charts
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

Paul Cardall' s name may not be familiar to you, but the independent artist recently debuted for the third consecutive time on the top of the Billboard charts without any major label support.... (more...)
MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR to Premiere on Showtime, 12/9 MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR to Premiere on Showtime, 12/9
by TV News Desk - October 21, 2016

Today, Showtime Networks and MADONNA have announced that her highly-anticipated concert film, MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will premiere on December 9... (more...)
Rob Stringer Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Sony Music Entertainment Rob Stringer Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Sony Music Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, today announced that Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris will transition from the operational management of Sony Music Entertainment and assume the role of Chairman in April 2017.  Rob Stringer, currently Chairman and CEO of Columbia Records, will beco... (more...)
Sony Classical's INFERNO Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available Today Sony Classical's INFERNO Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available Today
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of the Inferno (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), available on October 14, 2016.... (more...)
RCA Inspiration Shines Bright at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards RCA Inspiration Shines Bright at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2016

RCA Inspiration has announced that it took hometwo awards at the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards last night.... (more...)
Russell Dickerson Announces Tour Dates and Cities Russell Dickerson Announces Tour Dates and Cities
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2016

Following the current success of his single, “Yours,” Russell Dickerson is set to kick off his first headlining tour.  Dates for the YOURS Tour start October 13thin Mountain Home, AR through Dec. 16th in Charleston, SC.  Fans can purchase tickets now by visiting www.russelldickerson.net.... (more...)
Scooter Braun's SB Projects Appoints James Shin to Vice President of Content Development Scooter Braun's SB Projects Appoints James Shin to Vice President of Content Development
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2016

Scooter Braun's SB Projects, a company at the intersection of music, film, television, technology and social good, today announced the hire of James Shin as Vice President of Content Development.... (more...)
Columbia/Legacy to Release Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings 11/11 Columbia/Legacy to Release Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings 11/11
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordingsa highly-collectible 36CD box set containing every known recording from the artist's groundbreaking 1966 concert tours of the US, UK, Europe and Australiawill be released on Friday, November 11... (more...)
Playster Inks Deals With Sony Music, Warner Music & The Orchard, Debuts New Music Streaming Platform Playster Inks Deals With Sony Music, Warner Music & The Orchard, Debuts New Music Streaming Platform
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

Playster, the world's first all-in-one entertainment streaming service, is proud to announce newly signed partnerships with a number of the world's biggest and best music labels and distribution companies: Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and The Orchard.... (more...)



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