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Adam Davenport & Shanica Knowles Deliver Top 50 Dance Hit on BillboardAdam Davenport & Shanica Knowles Deliver Top 50 Dance Hit on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Adam Davenport and Shanica Knowles' “My Return Address is You” Delivers Top 50 on Billboard Dance Club Chart. (more...)

Entry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete online for a coveted spot in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

NY Philharmonic's 176th Season to Open with 106 ALL-STARS Gala ConcertNY Philharmonic's 176th Season to Open with 106 ALL-STARS Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will open the New York Philharmonic's 176th season, leading two programs that feature the virtuosity of the musicians of the Philharmonic in repertoire both central to the Orchestra's history and new to Philharmonic audiences. (more...)

Adam Davenport's 'My Return Address is You' Is Billboard BreakoutAdam Davenport's 'My Return Address is You' Is Billboard Breakout
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Rising talents Adam Davenport and Shanica Knowles secured the #4 Breakout on the Billboard Dance Club chart for the week ending August 5th with 'My Return Address is You,' ahead of Selena Gomez's 'Bad Liar.' (more...)

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Signs to Decca GoldCountertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Signs to Decca Gold
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo has signed to Universal Music Group's US-based classical label, Decca Gold. (more...)

Emerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic DirectorEmerson String Quartet Instrumentalists Perform With CCCMF Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (CCCMF), celebrating its 38th season as Cape Cod's premiere presenter of summer chamber music presents Three Emersons and One Jon performed by members of world renowned Emerson String Quartet and CCCMF Artistic Director, pianist Jon Nakamatsu on Monday, August 7, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 200 Main Street, Wellfleet.  (more...)

Kaleidescape Welcomes Eagle Rock Concert Films to Its Movie StoreKaleidescape Welcomes Eagle Rock Concert Films to Its Movie Store
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Kaleidescape, Inc., the leading manufacturer of home-theater movie players and servers, today announced the availability of content from Eagle Rock Entertainment in the Kaleidescape Movie Store. Eagle Rock is the premier brand in concert films, with a catalog that boasts performances by Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Monty Python, Peter Gabriel, the Rolling Stones, Madonna, The Who, and Queen. (more...)

Adam Davenport Releases 'My Return Address is You' Remix AlbumAdam Davenport Releases 'My Return Address is You' Remix Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Adam Davenport released his debut single 'My Return Address is You' in January featuring vocals by Shanica Knowles. His follow-up EP, “My Return Address is You: The Remixes,' was released today (more...)

Chicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes HologramChicago's Landmark Avalon Regal Theater Goes Hologram
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Hologram USA Networks Inc.  today announced a partnership with Chicago's historic Avalon Regal Theater to install its patented hologram technology on a permanent basis, allowing live artists to be "beamed" in by telepresence, and for performances by Hologram USA's recreated stars from the past.  The Avalon Regal and the Hologram USA theater in Los Angeles, will be the first full time dedicated hologram theaters in the United States, and their launch kicks off a campaign to build and install 100 theaters nationwide. The network of theaters will be supported by Hologram USA Networks and the FilmOn TV and FOTV Media Group. (more...)

St. Louis Symphony Announces Senior Management Appointments & PromotionsSt. Louis Symphony Announces Senior Management Appointments & Promotions
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Today, St. Louis Symphony President & CEO Marie-Helene Bernard announced key senior management team appointments and promotions. (more...)

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

April 25th Proclaimed 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' In NYC At Event Hosted By Verve Label Group At The Rainbow Room In Honor Of The Singer's 100th BirthdayApril 25th Proclaimed 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' In NYC At Event Hosted By Verve Label Group At The Rainbow Room In Honor Of The Singer's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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SAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentavive Agreement Covering Music Video PerformersSAG-AFTRA Reaches Tentavive Agreement Covering Music Video Performers
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

SAG-AFTRA today announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the major record labels — Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and Disney Music Group— for a successor to their industry-wide contract covering dancers and other performers on music videos. The original agreement was approved in June 2012. (more...)

ReplyYes Announces Management Appointments to Executive TeamReplyYes Announces Management Appointments to Executive Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Legendary Little Steven Announces Highly Anticipated New Album 'Soulfire' Out This MayLegendary Little Steven Announces Highly Anticipated New Album 'Soulfire' Out This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Wicked Cool/Big Machine/UMe has announced the eagerly anticipated new album from the legendary Little Steven. (more...)

Big Block Entertainment Inks Deal with Eric Balfour to Direct Indie Feature WALK TO VEGASBig Block Entertainment Inks Deal with Eric Balfour to Direct Indie Feature WALK TO VEGAS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Eric Balfour has signed on to direct the indie feature Walk to Vegas. Best known for his acting roles in Six Feet Under, 24 and Haven, Walk To Vegas will be Balfour's feature-length directorial debut. (more...)

British Indie Rock Band The Loft Club is Breaking Out of  UK and Germany into The U.S.British Indie Rock Band The Loft Club is Breaking Out of UK and Germany into The U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Lightyear Entertainment, after initially releasing the debut EP, “Heart's Desire” from England's The Loft Club in October, 2016, and a Niklas Ibach remix of the title track in November, is pleased to report that the band has now exceeded 200,000 spins on Spotify (more...)

Spotify and Universal Music Group Announce Global, Multi-Year License AgreementSpotify and Universal Music Group Announce Global, Multi-Year License Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Spotify, the leading global music streaming service, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a new, multi-year global license agreement. (more...)

Entertaining Messaging: Emoticast Closes $5 Million Super Angel Round, Sean Parker, will.i.am, David Guetta Back Messaging InnovatorEntertaining Messaging: Emoticast Closes $5 Million Super Angel Round, Sean Parker, will.i.am, David Guetta Back Messaging Innovator
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

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Enterprise PIM Leader Akeneo Raises $13 Million Series B to Improve Ecommerce Product ManagementEnterprise PIM Leader Akeneo Raises $13 Million Series B to Improve Ecommerce Product Management
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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