Friday, September 18, 2020

Def Jam Africa Expands Into 3 New Markets

Universal Music Group has expanded its Def Jam Africa division into the French-speaking Africa markets of Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Cameroon, effective immediately. Def Jam Africa, launched in May 2020, will...

Sada Baby Partners With ADA Worldwide For Big Squad Label

Sada Baby has launched Big Squad, a new imprint in partnership with ADA Worldwide. The deal sees Sada Baby signing new talent and releasing creative projects including mixtapes and compilations...

TikTok and NMPA Announce Global Partnership Agreement

TikTok and the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) have signed a multi-year agreement ending an extended standoff between the two parties that included threats of legal action against the...

Laura Carter Promoted To SVP, Head Of Urban Marketing At Interscope Records

Interscope Records has promoted Laura Carter to the position of SVP, Head of Urban Marketing at the label. Carter joined Interscope in 2008, after interning with producer Polow Da Don....

Michael Jackson Channel Launching On SiriusXM

The King of Pop will be joining Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, and Frank Sinatra on SiriusXM satellite radio. The month-long Michael Jackson channel was announced Wednesday by the singer’s estate....

Amazon Music Launches ‘Breakthrough’ Program to Support Emerging Artists

Amazon Music announced today (July 15) a new program called Breakthrough designed to provide global support to emerging artists from around the world. The initiative will launch with a...

GRAMMY® Winning Artist and TV Host Tye Tribbett’s New Radio Show ‘What’s The Word...

SupeRadio, LLC and LOX Entertainment have announced an affiliation and sales partnership agreement to syndicate two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Tye Tribbett's one-hour daily radio show, What's The...

Lecrae Goes To Georgia Prisons With 70,000 Masks

As part of his continued commitment to community and economic restoration, two-time Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, Lecrae, is partnered on several major projects and business partnerships all connected under the theme...

UnitedMasters Announces New Subscription Service ‘Select,’ Allows Artists to Retain 100% Royalties

UnitedMasters, the leading platform for independent artists, today announces the launch of UnitedMasters “Select” now available on iPhone and Android. “Select,” a new subscription offering from the digital music distribution...

5 People Arrested In Killing Of Rising Star Pop Smoke

Los Angeles police say they have arrested five people in connection to the killing earlier this year of Bashar Jackson — the rapper more famously known as Pop Smoke. Three...
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