SUBSCRIBE FOR FULL CONTENT ACCESS: VIEW OFFERS
Connect with us

People in the News

Musical Chairs — Week 43 2021

Published

on

Office of the USTR

USA

US President Joe Biden has designated FCC acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel as permanent chair of the US media regulator, and will nominate her to another five-year term. Biden also plans to name former FCC official Gigi Sohn, former founder and Chief Executive of internet advocacy organisation Public Knowledge, as the agency’s fifth commissioner. Sohn was an advisor to former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler. Biden has also nominated Mozilla's executive Alan Davidson as Assistant Secretary for Comm...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Music deals — Week 37, 2022

Published

on

Blackway and the Position/Hive team

Ghanian rapper Blackway has signed an exclusive global record and co-publishing deal with Position Music/Hive Music. Blackway is most known for his work on the single ‘What’s Up Danger’ with Black Caviar, which was featured in the 2018 film ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’. “For about a year and a half, the entire team at Position Music and Hive Music have shown me immense support and provided me with amazing opportunities,” says Blackway. “They have he...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

People in the News

Musical chairs — Week 37, 2022

Published

on

USA

Napster's Jon Vlassopoulos

Music streaming service Napster has hired Jon Vlassopoulos as CEO, in a move that coincides with the completion of a new funding round. At Napster, Vlassopulos is expected to lead the company’s efforts to grow its footprint, as well as leveraging Web3 technology to provide a better experience to users. Vlassopulos is the former Vice President and Global Head of Music at metaverse platform Roblox. He is credited with “building [Roblox]’s groundbreaking music ...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Creative Industries

Big Machine Label Group signs Chris Janson in partnership with Harpeth 60 Records

Published

on

Big Machine Label Group (BLMG) has signed singer-songwriter Chris Janson to BMLG Records in partnership with Janson’s Harpeth 60 Records.

During his career, Janson has earned more than 7.4 billion airplay impressions to date and more than 1.7 billion global streams. Janson's debut single, 'Buy Me A Boat' went to No.1 in the US charts.

“I am so proud to be teaming up with [BLMG Chairman & CEO] Scott Borchetta, [BMLG Records President & CEO] Jimmy Harnen and the team at Big Machin...

A paid subscription is required to read more.
Log in below, or UPGRADE / SUBSCRIBE.

Continue Reading

Trending