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After Six Months, Streaming Label Humble Angel Records Reflects on What Has — And Hasn’t — Worked

  28.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

Warner Music’s former vp of global playlists strategy, Kieron Donoghue, is learning from her mistakes. Thursday (July 26) marks the six-month anniversary of Humble Angel Records, the streaming-first indie label founded by

Can music festivals go green?

  27.07.2018   Admin   Events, Industry, Music   No comments

When people are rushing between headliners at festivals, the last thing on their minds might be how to recycle their food containers, or where they put their reusable cup. But,

Anne Hathaway Checks White Privilege in Powerful Post About Nia Wilson: ‘How Decent Are We Really?’

  26.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

On Sunday night, a white man stabbed two young black women on the Bay Area Rapid Transit in Oakland, killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson and injuring her sister, Lahtifa, 26. The suspect

Drake & Migos Push Back Joint Tour Launch, Reschedule Dates

  25.07.2018   Admin   Events   No comments

The Aubrey and the Three Amigos tour was set to begin Thursday in Salt Lake City. Drake and Migos have postponed the launch of their joint tour from July 26 to Aug. 10

Universal Music Grows African Presence With Launch Of Nigeria Division

  24.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

First signings include Tekno, Stonebwoy and Mr Eazi. Universal Music is further growing its operations in Western Africa with the launch of its first dedicated label in Nigeria. Based in

David Massey Shares His Plans For Relaunching Arista Records and Returning to Sony: Exclusive

  23.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

David Massey, the newly named president/CEO of the rejuvenated Arista Records, declares returning to Sony Music Entertainment feels like “coming home.” “Being in the building with all these people that I

Ella Mai Is First Woman to Top Three R&B/Hip-Hop Radio Charts Since Beyonce in 2012

  22.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

Ella Mai reaches the top of the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart as “Boo’d Up” advances 2-1. The tune climbs five percent in plays in the week ending July 15, according to Nielsen

Cindy Oliver Q&A: Getting to Know the EVP in Charge of Doling Out the Dough to Universal Music Artists

  20.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

UMG’s head of royalties knows “artists expect more” in the streaming era. Hear she talks about her team’s efforts to get people paid… faster. As far as artists are ­concerned, Cindy

Philadelphia Mayor Says Jay-Z/Made in America Festival Controversy Is an ‘Unfortunate Misunderstanding’

  19.07.2018   Admin   Events   No comments

On July 18, rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z penned an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding the city’s decision to move his Made In America festival from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway after 2018 without notice. “We are disappointed

Teyana Taylor Talks the Importance of Legacy, Spontaneity in Marriage & Janet Jackson’s Impact on Her Career

  17.07.2018   Admin   Industry   No comments

Teyana Taylor is the multi-hyphenate on the tip of the R&B world’s tongue. Her Kanye West-produced sophomore LP, K.T.S.E. (Keep That Same Energy), debuted at No. 2 on the Top R&B Albums charts. Still,