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Lil Wayne to Be Featured in Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Music Series ON STAGE Lil Wayne to Be Featured in Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Music Series ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2017

Premium streaming television destination Hulu and Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment and ticketing company today announced a groundbreaking and immersive new virtual reality docu-series "ON STAGE."... (more...)
Icelandic Band Sigur Ros to Arrive at the Fox Theatre Next Spring Icelandic Band Sigur Ros to Arrive at the Fox Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2016

Icelandic experimental rock band Sigur Ros have announced a new leg of North American tour dates for Spring of 2017.... (more...)
Billboard Names Republic Records the Music Industry's 'Top Label'  of 2016 Billboard Names Republic Records the Music Industry's 'Top Label' of 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Billboard once again named REPUBLIC RECORDS the music industry's 'Top Label'on the publication's year-end charts.The label accomplishes the best overall performance across the Billboard 200 albums chart and Billboard Hot 100 songs chart combined. Read about it HERE.... (more...)
Noam Pikelny to Play The Triple Door in March; Tickets on Sale This Week Noam Pikelny to Play The Triple Door in March; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following show going on sale this week: Noam Pikelny, performing Friday, March 3, 2017 at 8:00PM at The Triple Door.... (more...)
Blake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY Blake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2016

NBC will celebrate the new year with NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY, set for Saturday, Dec. 31 and live from Times Square in New York... (more...)
Capitol Records Signs The Bee Gees to Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Group's Entire Music Catalogue Capitol Records Signs The Bee Gees to Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Group's Entire Music Catalogue
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

The Bee Gees, one of the world's most commercially successful and acclaimed bands in the history of popular music, has signed a long-term worldwide agreement with Capitol Records that encompasses the legendary trio's entire catalogue of recorded music... (more...)
Pentatonix, The Roots & More Added to NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER Pentatonix, The Roots & More Added to NBC's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2016

The Roots, Anthony Hamilton & the HamilTones and Pentatonix will join NBC's star-studded special CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER," set to air live from Rockefeller Center in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 30 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
FADER Drops Thirdstory 'G Train ft. Pusha T' Video + Performing Live in NYC FADER Drops Thirdstory 'G Train ft. Pusha T' Video + Performing Live in NYC
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

On the heels of a live run of dates opening for Grammy-nominee Tori Kelly, their first-ever U.S. headlining tour and the release of their debut EP, Searching... (more...)
FADER Drops Thirdstory 'G Train ft. Pusha T' Video FADER Drops Thirdstory 'G Train ft. Pusha T' Video
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

On the heels of a live run of dates opening for Grammy-nominee Tori Kelly, their first-ever U.S. headlining tour and the release of their debut EP, Searching, New York-based group Thirdstory has carved a unique and successful niche for themselves in the world of music and performance.... (more...)
The Marley Family & UMe to Release Expanded Three-LP/Digital Version of Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live! The Marley Family & UMe to Release Expanded Three-LP/Digital Version of Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live!
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

The Marley Familywill now release for the first time the complete sets from both shows,Bob Marley & the Wailers - Live!, as a three-LP set in 180-gram black vinyl and as a digital package on December 16 in a tri-gatefold package... (more...)
Estrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic Hologram Estrella Jalisco Honors Beloved Singer Jenni Rivera with First-Ever Hispanic Hologram
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

In an unprecedented celebration that paid tribute to late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, Estrella Jalisco a light-flavored pilsner beer with more than 100 years of Mexican brewing tradition honored La Diva de la Bandawith the first-ever Hispanic 3D hologram... (more...)
CMT Reveals Annual 'NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY List ft. Rising Female Artists CMT Reveals Annual 'NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY List ft. Rising Female Artists
by TV News Desk - October 28, 2016

CMT revealed its 2016 "Next Women of Country" roster as part of the campaign to empower and bring awareness to some the most inspiring female vocalists in country music.... (more...)
Be Thankful in November at Blue Note Hawaii Be Thankful in November at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2016

We're thankful for this amazing November lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists.... (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/ATV Promotes Brian Monaco to President, Global Chief Marketing Officer Sony/ATV Promotes Brian Monaco to President, Global Chief Marketing Officer
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2016

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Brian Monaco to President, Global Chief Marketing Officer following a record-breaking year for the company's synchronization department... (more...)
Geffen/UMe to Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven-Album Vinyl Box Set 10/7 Geffen/UMe to Release Blink-182 Limited Edition Seven-Album Vinyl Box Set 10/7
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2016

Geffen/UMe will bring Blink-182's entire Universal catalog together for the first time as a limited edition vinyl box set on October 7.... (more...)
Emerson Quartet Announce 40th Anniversary Season Emerson Quartet Announce 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - September 14, 2016

The 2016-17 season marks the Emerson String Quartet's 40th Anniversary -- a major milestone for this ground-breaking ensemble, named "America's greatest quartet" by TIME Magazine, which has earned its place in the pantheon of the classical music world.... (more...)
Chris Cornell, Lorde & More to Judge 2016 International Songwriting Competition Chris Cornell, Lorde & More to Judge 2016 International Songwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

Nashville, TN: The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) today announced its panel of judges for the 2016 competition. Included on the panel are many iconic, high-profile recording artists... (more...)
GUESS and Republic Records Team to Launch GUESS Music GUESS and Republic Records Team to Launch GUESS Music
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2016

GUESS, the global lifestyle brand famous for its iconic ad campaigns and trendsetting denim has teamed up with the nation's #1 record label and industry market share leader Republic Records to co-create GUESS Music.... (more...)
Universal Music Group Appoints Samantha Fink Senior Vice President Of Human Resources Universal Music Group Appoints Samantha Fink Senior Vice President Of Human Resources
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2016

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced today that Samantha Fink, Ph.D., has been named Senior Vice President of Human Resources, effective immediately.... (more...)
Paul McCartney Signs Worldwide Recording Agrement with Capitol Records Paul McCartney Signs Worldwide Recording Agrement with Capitol Records
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2016

Paul McCartney has signed a worldwide recording agreement with Capitol Records, it was announced today by Capitol Music Group (CMG) Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett.... (more...)
AC/DC's Phil Rudd Releases Solo Album HEAD JOB AC/DC's Phil Rudd Releases Solo Album HEAD JOB
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2016

Described by Malcolm Young, co-founder of AC/DC, as 'the real deal', PHIL RUDD the band's long term drummer, played in several Melbourne bands such as Buster Brown and The Coloured Balls before joining up with the rock giants in 1975.  ... (more...)
Jason Aldean, Keith Urban & More to Perform on 10th ANNUAL ACM HONORS on CBS Jason Aldean, Keith Urban & More to Perform on 10th ANNUAL ACM HONORS on CBS
by TV News Desk - August 10, 2016

Jason Aldean, reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, will be honored with the Academy's prestigious Triple Crown Award. This award is given to those who have won New Male/Female Vocalist of the Year, Male/Female Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year... (more...)
Universal Music Group Names Maria Alonte SVP of Film & Television Synchronization for Def Jam, Island & Republic Universal Music Group Names Maria Alonte SVP of Film & Television Synchronization for Def Jam, Island & Republic
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced today that Maria Alonte has been appointed to Senior Vice President of Film & Television Synchronization for Def Jam Recordings, Island Records and Republic Records, effective immediately.... (more...)
Emerson Quartet Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season Emerson Quartet Celebrates 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2016

The upcoming 2016-17 season marks the Emerson String Quartet's 40th Anniversary -- a major milestone for a ground-breaking ensemble that has earned its place in the pantheon of the classical chamber music world. In celebration of this anniversary season, Universal Music Group has reissued their enti... (more...)