Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Kobalt Extends Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Ozuna

Kobalt has renewed its worldwide partnership with Latin singer/songwriter, Ozuna. The extension of the worldwide agreement continues to include publishing administration for all of Ozuna’s future works as well...

Burna Boy Signs With SESAC For The U.S.

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and Nigerian pop star Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu has signed with SESAC Performing Rights for direct US representation, it was announced today. Burna, who recently released his fifth...

Twitch Launches Soundtrack By Twitch

On September 30th, Twitch announced that it has been developing a new creator tool for the past year called Soundtrack by Twitch, offering rights-cleared music for livestreams via partnerships...

Def Jam Fortifies Media & Artist Relations Team With 3 Key Appointments

  Def Jam Recordings has revitalized its media and artist relations team with three new appointments. The iconic hip-hop label has named industry veteran Lauren Ceradini as senior vp, media and...

TikTok App Downloads To Be Blocked In U.S. From This Sunday Onward

The US Department of Commerce has today (September 18) issued a statement announcing “prohibitions on transactions” relating to Chinese owned-apps WeChat and TikTok “to safeguard the national security of...

Amazon Music Launches Podcasts With Shows From Will Smith, DJ Khaled & Others

Amazon Music has launched podcasts in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan, across all tiers of service. The platform’s podcast offering includes original shows produced exclusively for Amazon Music and...

EMPIRE Launches Publishing Division

Following a decade of independent dominance as a record label and distributor with acts such as Kendrick Lamar, Anderson.Pakk and several others having called it home EMPIRE has made...
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Verzuz Battle With Patti Labelle & Gladys Knight

Soul legends Patti Labelle & Gladys Knight took part in the "auntie edition" of Verzuz this evening (Sunday, September 13th). After spending the first 30 minutes or so catching...

McDonald’s New ‘Travis Scott Meal’ Set To Debut September 8th

McDonald’s has announced that they will be partnering with uber-popular Houston rapper Travis Scott on a new burger meal available on September 8th. The first tease of the partnership...

Hallwood Media Taps Cristina Chavez To Be SVP of A&R / Management

Hallwood Media, Neil Jacobson's new writer-producer management company, announced today the hiring of creative music executive Cristina Chavez as SVP of A&R / Management. Chavez will focus on expanding Hallwood Media – which...
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