Thursday, December 3, 2020

LA Reid Sells Catalog To Hipgnosis, Joins Board Of The Family Music LTD.

L.A Reid has sold 100% of publishing interests and writer’s share of income in his music catalog, comprising 162 songs, to Hipgnosis Songs Fund. In addition, Reid is joining the...

Tiffany R. Warren Appointed EVP, Chief Diversity And Inclusion Officer At Sony Music Group

Sony Music Group (SMG) has appointed Tiffany R. Warren to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. She will work with all of Sony...

Stevie Wonder Releases 2 New Songs, Gives Health Update

Stevie Wonder has released two new songs reflecting the current times that he hopes inspires change. The piano-playing icon dropped the tracks “Where Is Our Love Song” and “Can’t Put It In the...

WME And Agent Brent Smith Part Ways After Investigation

Hip-hop agent Brent Smith is out at WME, weeks after he was suspended for reported behavioral issues. “Following an investigation based on complaints of bullying behavior by Brent Smith, WME and Brent...

Killer Mike & Ryan Glover Launch Greenwood

Run the Jewels rapper Killer Mike has teamed with Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover to launch an online banking service, Greenwood, that aims to make it easier for consumers to support Black-owned banks...

Kobalt Extends Worldwide Deal With Producer Teddy Walton

Kobalt has inked a worldwide renewed partnership with songwriter, producer, and DJ, Teddy Walton. The global deal encompasses administration, synchronization, and creative support for his current catalog, upcoming debut solo...

BMG Eliminates Controlled Composition Clauses From Its U.S. Record Contracts

BMG has announced that it is eliminating a standard US record label deduction which serves to reduce the income of songwriters, composers, and lyricists. Across the US industry, the various discounts and caps which are...

Rapper Tory Lanez Charged With Shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Canadian rapper Tory Lanez with shooting Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year. Lanez is accused of shooting at Megan’s feet, hitting her, after...

Megan Thee Stallion Partners With Amazon Music For Scholarship Fund

Megan Thee Stallion partnered with Rap Rotation, Amazon Music's flagship global hip-hop brand, to kickstart her Don't Stop Scholarship Fund on Thursday (Oct. 8), which is named after her...
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Megan Thee Stallion Performs Savage on SNL, Slams Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron

Megan Thee Stallion used her "Saturday Night Live" performance to call out Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron for his highly unpopular decision in the Breonna Taylor case. During her performance of her...
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