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'Sweet Caroline' From NEIL DIAMOND WITH THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CLASSIC DIAMON Photo 'Sweet Caroline' From NEIL DIAMOND WITH THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CLASSIC DIAMONDS Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020

Today, Friday, November 6th Capitol Records has released one of the world's most favorite songs, 'Sweet Caroline,' a new version of the beloved classic from Neil Diamond's upcoming new album Neil Diamond With The London Symphony Orchestra, Classic Diamonds.

HBO Documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Debuts December 12 Photo HBO Documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Debuts December 12
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

The iconic trio, who found early fame in the 1960s, went on to write over 1,000 songs.

HBO Documentary Films Acquires THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Photo HBO Documentary Films Acquires THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

HBO Documentary Films has acquired all North American rights to the feature length documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART about the legendary band who wrote more than 1,000 songs.

HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Cerem Photo HADESTOWN, A STAR IS BORN, Beyonce, & More Among Winners at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2020

The GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony took place at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. PT. Preceding the 62nd Annual GRAMMY AWARDS telecast, the Premiere Ceremony was hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee Imogen Heap and featured a number of performances by current GRAMMY nominees. Performers included classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, jazz legend Chick Corea, folk music supergroup I'm With Her, West African sensation Angélique Kidjo and Best New Artist nominee Yola.

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Photo Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categories. This year's nominees reflect a melting pot of artistic innovation that defined the year in music, showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of established artists and the industry-shifting impact of rising music creators. Leading nominees Lizzo (8), Billie Eilish (6) and Lil Nas X (6) not only topped the charts but ignited a cultural conversation around their genre-bending hits. As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recoding Academy's membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers and engineers.

Faith And Family Film Musical A WEEK AWAY Set For Release In 2020 Photo Faith And Family Film Musical A WEEK AWAY Set For Release In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

Producers Steve Barnett, Gabriel Vasquez, and Alan Powell, and Executive Producer Corby Pons, announce the start of principal photography on the inspiring original musical 'A WEEK AWAY' scheduled for nationwide theatrical release in 2020.

VIDEO: Showtime Documentary Films Releases Trailer for HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOW Photo VIDEO: Showtime Documentary Films Releases Trailer for HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOWN
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Showtime Documentary Films today announced it will premiere the new documentary HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOWN from directors Benjamin and Gabe Turner (Class of 92, I Am Bolt, One Direction: This Is Us) on Saturday, August 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The remarkable story of the legendary Motown Records is told through new and exclusive interviews with the label's visionary founder, Berry Gordy, and many of its superstar artists and creative figures, as well as rare performances and behind-the-scenes footage unearthed from Motown's vaults and Gordy's personal archives. HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOWN is the first documentary about the iconic label with Gordy's participation.

Capitol Music Group Names Amber Grimes  Senior Vice President Of Global Creative Photo Capitol Music Group Names Amber Grimes Senior Vice President Of Global Creative
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Highly-regarded music industry executive and entrepreneur Amber Grimes has been named to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of Global Creative for Capitol Music Group (CMG), it was announced today by Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett, to whom Grimes will report.   In her new position, Grimes will be integrally involved in formulating and executing the company's global streaming strategy.  She will also draw upon her diverse experiences to lead the company's Innovation Team and Ten3 content creation department, and will play an important role in building and expanding CMG's industry-leading roles in these areas.  Grimes will be based in Hollywood, California in the company's iconic Capitol Records Tower.

Jacqueline Saturn Promoted To President Of Caroline Photo Jacqueline Saturn Promoted To President Of Caroline
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Jacqueline Saturn has been promoted to President of Caroline – the Independent Distribution & Label Services arm of Capitol Music Group (CMG) – it was announced today by CMG Chief Operating Officer Michelle Jubelirer, to whom Saturn reports.  In her elevated position, Saturn will continue to lead Caroline's 50-person U.S. team and oversee all aspects of its business, including artist and label signings and partnerships, as well as strategic planning and alliances with Caroline International's 11 offices outside the U.S.  She will also continue to head CMG's Harvest Records, having signed and developed a host of successful emerging artists at that label.  Saturn is based in Hollywood in the iconic Capitol Tower.

Photo Flash: Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL! Photo Photo Flash: Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Tacoma Little Theatre brightens the holiday season with Seussical the Musical, directed by Jen York, choregraphed by Eric Clausell, and musically directed by Terry O'Hara.

Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Photo Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Tacoma Little Theatre brightens the holiday season with Seussical the Musical, directed by Jen York, choregraphed by Eric Clausell, and musically directed by Terry O'Hara.

Photo Flash: First Look at Tacoma Little Theatre's SEUSSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Tacoma Little Theatre's SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2017

Tacoma Little Theatre brightens the holiday season with Seussical the Musical, directed by Jen York, choregraphed by Eric Clausell, and musically directed by Terry O'Hara.

Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Photo Tacoma Little Theatre presents SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Tacoma Little Theatre brightens the holiday season with Seussical the Musical, directed by Jen York, choregraphed by Eric Clausell, and musically directed by Terry O'Hara.

Capitol Records Signs The Bee Gees to Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Group's Entire Music Catalogue
by BWW News Desk - Nov 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

Neil Diamond's 'Acoustic Christmas' to Be Released 10/28; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Capitol Records today announces the global release of Acoustic Christmas, a new holiday collection from Neil Diamond. Hitting October 28 with a vinyl version arriving November 19, pre-orders are now available

Neil Diamond's 'Acoustic Christmas' to Be Released 10/28; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Capitol Records today announces the global release of Acoustic Christmas, a new holiday collection from Neil Diamond. Hitting October 28 with a vinyl version arriving November 19, pre-orders are now available

Paul McCartney Signs Worldwide Recording Agrement with Capitol Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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.

Tacoma Little Theatre to Host Benefit Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Tacoma theater community is coming together to support the victims of the Orlando massacre with a special one night only staged reading of The Laramie Project on Sunday, June 26th at 7:30pm. The event will be held at Tacoma Little Theatre. The brainchild of Rachel Fitzgerald, this benefit came from a simple question. 'What can I do?'

Lucian Grainge Named No. 1 on Billboard's 2016 Power 100
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, announced today that Billboard magazine named its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lucian Grainge as No. 1 on its list of the 100 most powerful people in the global music industry.

Ashley Newton Named President, Capitol Music Group & Executive Vice President, Creative/Special Projects, Universal Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Capitol Music Group (CMG), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that Ashley Newton has been named President of CMG and Executive Vice President of Creative/Special Projects for UMG. The announcement was made by CMG Chairman and CEO Steve Barnett and UMG Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge, to whom Newton reports in his respective positions. In his newly-created CMG Presidency, Newton will work closely with Barnett and members of his executive team to set the creative direction of the company and oversee management of its day-to-day operations. In his UMG role, Newton will work with Grainge and his executive team on a variety of creative endeavors, including music, film and television projects. Newton will be based in Hollywood at CMG's iconic Capitol Tower.

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