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Chrysler Group LLC and Universal Music's Interscope Records Offer 'American Music Awards' Viewers a One-Time Only Television Experience, Featuring Songs From Hit ArtisChrysler Group LLC and Universal Music's Interscope Records Offer 'American Music Awards' Viewers a One-Time Only Television Experience, Featuring Songs From Hit Artis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Chrysler Group LLC teamed up with Universal Music Group's Interscope Records during last night's American Music Awards (AMAs) to present viewers with a one-time only television experience featuring the songs of some of the music industry's biggest artists. Together, the company and Interscope Records debuted four 30-second and one 60-second customized videos featuring new songs by Eminem ('Guts Over Fear'), Fergie ('L.A.Love (la la)'), Gwen Stefani ('Spark The Fire') and Phillip Phillips ('Unpack Your Heart') during the three-hour live broadcast airing on ABC. The videos aired that night only during the AMAs in what is one of Chrysler's biggest television partnerships. (more...)

Pre-Order Available Now for SAFE HAVEN Original Motion Picture SoundtrackPre-Order Available Now for SAFE HAVEN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Relativity Music Group and Republic Records original motion picture soundtrack for Relativity's upcoming deeply romantic thriller Safe Haven, is available for pre-order today on iTunes (http://smarturl.it/SafeHavenSNDTKiT). (more...)

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and CEA Launch Year-Long Collaboration to Promote Latest and Greatest In Home EntertainmentDEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and CEA Launch Year-Long Collaboration to Promote Latest and Greatest In Home Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Each month, Lyons will spotlight what's new in consumer electronics home entertainment technologies while highlighting new Blu-ray titles from major Hollywood studios. As part of the series, Lyons will discuss the hottest Blu-ray Disc Combo Packs being released. Blu-ray Combo Packs provide consumers with a Blu-ray version of the movie or TV program and a Digital-HD version for a laptop, tablet, phone or other mobile device. At the same time, Lyons will showcase the latest in immersive mobile and home entertainment technologies including 4K Ultra HD, the next generation of home display technology. 4K Ultra HD display products feature more than eight million pixels – four times the resolution of Full HD – and other possible future technical improvements designed to result in greater color depth and an overall unparalleled home entertainment experience for consumers. (more...)

Moves' New Sports & Entertainment Media Platform Goes Inside The Locker Room, Behind The Velvet RopeMoves' New Sports & Entertainment Media Platform Goes Inside The Locker Room, Behind The Velvet Rope
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

MIAMI, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Moves Media Ventures, LLC, today announced the expansion and reintroduction of the iconic Moves magazine brand as a dynamic digital news and content platform providing a behind-the-scenes look into the exclusive domains and luxury lifestyles of professional athletes and entertainers. (more...)

Past And Future Rock Icons Celebrated At Rock n' Roll Awards ShowPast And Future Rock Icons Celebrated At Rock n' Roll Awards Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Hosted by UK-based Classic Rock magazine, the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards--the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification--celebrated some of the most influential and respected musicians in rock at The Avalon in Hollywood (more...)

SoundHound and Grand Marnier Bring Custom In-App Music Experience to UsersSoundHound and Grand Marnier Bring Custom In-App Music Experience to Users
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

The “DNA of Music” is a custom program that delivers to users a breakdown of songs that are covers, remixes, or that contain samples from other tunes. For example, users who SoundHound Daft Punk's “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” are served a Grand Marnier ad, as well as an integrated row that allows them to discover not only the samples that are incorporated in the song (Edwin Birdsong's 'Cola Bottle Baby'), but also those songs that sample the Daft Punk track itself, such as Kanye West's “Stronger,” and Diplo's “Work is Never Over.” The “DNA of Music” program is powered by WhoSampled, the world's largest database of sample-based music, cover songs and remixes. (more...)

TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches TodayTIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in the U.S. and UK. The ideal service for those who care about quality, TIDAL welcomes music lovers to enjoy its extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks, 75,000 music videos, and curated editorial articles, features and interviews written by experts. Ad free and available now for a monthly subscription of $19.99/19.99, visit www.tidalhifi.com or download the app from iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store. (more...)

TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches TodayTIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in the U.S. and UK. The ideal service for those who care about quality, TIDAL welcomes music lovers to enjoy its extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks, 75,000 music videos, and curated editorial articles, features and interviews written by experts. Ad free and available now for a monthly subscription of $19.99/19.99, visit www.tidalhifi.com or download the app from iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store. (more...)

Universal Music Group Names Michael Frey, President, Supply Chain & Media ServicesUniversal Music Group Names Michael Frey, President, Supply Chain & Media Services
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has named Michael Frey, President, Supply Chain & Media Services, effective November 10. Frey, who joins UMG from his current role as President, Sony DADC New Media Solutions, will oversee UMG's global digital and physical supply chains, production/logistics and asset management. He will report to UMG's EVP and Chief Financial Officer, Boyd Muir. (more...)

Project Music Nashville:  Leveraging Tech to Write the Next VerseProject Music Nashville: Leveraging Tech to Write the Next Verse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Project Music is the only concentrated music business accelerator in the country, recently unveiled by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) and Country Music Association (CMA). Startups from around the world will be invited to apply for the accelerator program. Only six to eight applicants will be selected, and they will each be awarded a minimum of $20,000 investment to start their businesses in exchange for equity. The program leverages the EC's proven accelerator formula with the industry strength of title partner CMA, for the development of the music industry. (more...)

Boinc Joins with Dialog Axiata to Bring the Joy of Unlimited Music to Sri Lanka's Mobile SubscribersBoinc Joins with Dialog Axiata to Bring the Joy of Unlimited Music to Sri Lanka's Mobile Subscribers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Music lovers in Sri Lanka can now enjoy over 15 million tracks of global and local music on their Android-based smartphones. Sri Lanka's premier telecom service provider, Dialog Axiata, is joining hands with Boinc to launch the service as part of Dialog Music. Customers can get Boinc when they subscribe to a music-enabled data plan, or with purchase of the new Dialog Q243 Android smartphone, which comes bundled with the service 'free-for-life' on the device. (more...)

Scott Greer Named Executive Vice President Of Capitol Music GroupScott Greer Named Executive Vice President Of Capitol Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Scott Greer has been named Executive Vice President of Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by CMG Chairman and CEO Steve Barnett, to whom Greer will report. In his new position, Greer will serve as a senior member of Barnett's executive team, along with CMG EVPs Michelle Jubelirer and Greg Thompson and CFO Geoff Harris, oversee the company's operations in New York and utilize his extensive and industry-renowned marketing expertise on key CMG artists and projects spanning the company's portfolio of labels, including Capitol, Virgin and Motown. He will also work closely with Jubelirer on overseeing CMG labels Harvest Records, Blue Note, Astralwerks, as well as Caroline: the company's independent services division. (more...)

Scott Greer Named Executive Vice President Of Capitol Music GroupScott Greer Named Executive Vice President Of Capitol Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Scott Greer has been named Executive Vice President of Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by CMG Chairman and CEO Steve Barnett, to whom Greer will report. In his new position, Greer will serve as a senior member of Barnett's executive team, along with CMG EVPs Michelle Jubelirer and Greg Thompson and CFO Geoff Harris, oversee the company's operations in New York and utilize his extensive and industry-renowned marketing expertise on key CMG artists and projects spanning the company's portfolio of labels, including Capitol, Virgin and Motown. He will also work closely with Jubelirer on overseeing CMG labels Harvest Records, Blue Note, Astralwerks, as well as Caroline: the company's independent services division. (more...)

Harvey Weinstein Responds to FINDING NEVERLAND's Boston ReviewsHarvey Weinstein Responds to FINDING NEVERLAND's Boston Reviews
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Harvey Weinstein and director Diane Paulus recently announced that Finding Neverland will open on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 8, 2015. This announcement comes on the heels of Finding Neverland's sold-out, world-premiere engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University. Finding Neverland will begin preview performances on Broadway in March, 2015. Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

MPP Global Solutions Goes Social with Gigya PartnershipMPP Global Solutions Goes Social with Gigya Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The partnership will enable MPP Global to 'bolt on' Gigya's Social Login to the front of its cloud-based eSuite platform, the leading platform for empowering paid content strategies. (more...)

MPP Global Solutions Goes Social with Gigya PartnershipMPP Global Solutions Goes Social with Gigya Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The partnership will enable MPP Global to 'bolt on' Gigya's Social Login to the front of its cloud-based eSuite platform, the leading platform for empowering paid content strategies. (more...)

Honens International Piano Competition Seeks Applicants for 8th Edition; Quarterfinals Set for Berlin, London, NY in Spring 2015Honens International Piano Competition Seeks Applicants for 8th Edition; Quarterfinals Set for Berlin, London, NY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Calgary-based Honens International Piano Competition will begin accepting applications for its eighth edition beginning September 30, 2014. The Competition's Quarterfinals take place in Berlin, London and New York in spring, 2015. Semifinals and Finals take place in Calgary from September 3 to 12, 2015. Pianists of all nationalities, aged 20 to 30 on September 3, 2015 (with the exception of past Honens Laureates and professionally managed pianists), may apply until February 2, 2015 at honens.com. (more...)

Muta' Ali to Present LIFE'S ESSENTIALS WITH RUBY DEE at Southampton Arts Center, 10/5Muta' Ali to Present LIFE'S ESSENTIALS WITH RUBY DEE at Southampton Arts Center, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

?Noted director and cinematographer Muta' Ali grandson of the legendary acting duo and social activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis will host the Hamptons' premiere of his loving tribute to his grandparents, 'Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee' as the closing film of the Raise Your Voice, the 9th Annual African American Film Festival presented by the Southampton African American Museum on Sunday, October 5 at the Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. (more...)

Lady Antebellum's 7FOR7 Project Touches Down for First Surprise in MiamiLady Antebellum's 7FOR7 Project Touches Down for First Surprise in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Lady Antebellum launched7FOR7today,a week-long campaign where the band travels across the country to surprise and fulfill seven wishes for seven fans in seven days. The special endeavor precedes the release of their fifth studio album747 out today,Sept. 30. (more...)

Lyle Lovett to Play the McCoy, 10/31Lyle Lovett to Play the McCoy, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Singer, composer, and actor Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel, and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Among his many accolades are four Grammy Awards, the Americana Music Association's inaugural Trailblazer Award, and he was recently named the Texas State Musician. (more...)

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