Warner Chappell Music partners with K-Pop powerhouse JYP Publishing for Seoul songwriting camp

Warner Chappell Music partners with K-Pop powerhouse JYP Publishing for Seoul songwriting camp

Warner Chappell Music UK (WCM) recently partnered with Seoul-based K-Pop powerhouse JYP Publishing to host a songwriting camp in the Korean capital. WCM selected five UK-signed songwriters to take part in the camp, including Ari Pensmith (Chris Brown, Lily Allen, Burna Boy), Bullysongs (Galantis, Sigala, Paloma Faith), Josh Record (Anne Marie, Dua Lipa and Little …

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‘It should be standard for songwriters to get a share of master rights.’

Jaime Zeluck Hindlin has had a busy year. Since launching Nonstop Management in 2018, she’s signed some of today’s top pop songwriters and producers, who have enjoyed success with co-writes on songs for Maroon 5, Lauv, Thomas Rhett and Katy Perry. Penned by Nonstop signings J Kash and Michael Pollack, ‘Memories’ by Maroon 5 recently …

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JAY-Z names Desiree Perez CEO of Roc Nation

Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter has named Desiree Perez as the CEO of Roc Nation. Perez has been COO of Roc Nation since 2009 and is a co-founder of the company. In her role, Perez will lead development and growth across all aspects of Roc Nation including music, management, all new business development, philanthropy, publishing, touring and …

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‘A&R gurus like in the old days? That’s not the way the world is going now.’

‘A&R gurus like in the old days? That’s not the way the world is going now.’

Paul-René Albertini’s summer job as a 12-year-old was a dream come true. Born in the South of France in the mid sixties, the Marathon Artists co-founder tells MBW that he was obsessed with music from a young age. Albertini knew someone who worked in the arts, with dancers and actors, in theatres. One summer, Albertini told …

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TikTok owner ByteDance makes another key music hire, bringing in Tracy Gardner to negotiate with labels

TikTok owner ByteDance makes another key music hire, bringing in Tracy Gardner to negotiate with labels

A few months ago, we told you for the first time that former Warner Music Group (WMG) executive Ole Obermann was headed to TikTok and parent company ByteDance to lead their global music team. The move was confirmed earlier this month, with Obermann having officially joined as Vice President, Global Head of Music. Today, we …

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Introducing TuneCore's U.S. Studio Directory

Introducing TuneCore’s U.S. Studio Directory

When it comes to getting your next single, EP or album ready to distribute to platforms like Spotify, Amazon, iTunes/Apple Music and beyond, there’s a whole lot artists need to consider: marketing plans, cover art, release strategy, playlist pitching, and eventually, maybe a hometown release show or some tour dates. But before all of that, …

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Taylor Swift performs on her 30th birthday at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 at Madison Square Garden, in New York2019 Jingle Ball - Show, New York, USA - 13 Dec 2019

Taylor Swift to Headline 2020 Glastonbury Festival

Fresh off celebrating her 30th birthday at Jingle Ball, Taylor Swift announced Sunday that she has booked a headlining slot at the 2020 Glastonbury Festival. The Lover singer will make her Glastonbury debut by filling the prestigious Sunday night slot at the U.K. festival, which is marking its 50th anniversary in 2020. Swift joins previously …

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Kyshona, "Fear" « American Songwriter

Kyshona, “Fear” « American Songwriter

On her new single “Fear,” Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kyshona Armstrong resoundly stands up to fear and encourages others to do the same.  “I have let fear rob me of joy, ambition and many opportunities,” she says. “I need this song as much as I feel others may need the reminder to face the fear, call it …

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Hear Ja Rule's New Fyre Festival-Inspired Song 'FYRE'

Hear Ja Rule’s New Fyre Festival-Inspired Song ‘FYRE’

Ja Rule has shared a new track titled “Fyre” that is inspired by the rapper’s role in the disastrous Fyre Festival. Released Friday to Ja Rule’s Instagram page, the song is an acronym for “For Your Real Entertainment.” Ja Rule details the disaster behind the now-infamous Bahamas festival on the track, which samples the backdrop …

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