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Questlove, Wyclef Jean round out busy ASCAP EXPO Day 2

Day Two of ASCAP's 14th annual "I Create Music" EXPO in Hollywood brought together music's top hitmakers, most fearless women and passionate songwriter advocates for panels, workshops, master classes, one-on-one sessions, networking events and performances. Thousands were on hand for another jam-packed day at the United States' largest conference for music creators.
  • Creative Quest: Questlove in Conversation with Paul Williams: Oscar-winning songwriter and ASCAP Chairman of the Board and President Paul Williams discussed all things creativity– method, inspiration and more of the golden wisdom from Questlove's newest book, NY Times best-selling and Grammy-nominated 'Creative Quest.' The drummer, DJ, producer, author and member of The Roots was also recognized with the ASCAP Creative Voice Award. The special honor is

The Universal Hip Hop Museum Partners with Leading Urban Culture Entertainment Company Mass Appeal

Today, Director of the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM), Rocky Bucano alongside Chairwoman of the Board, Nana Carmen Ashhurst announce that NYC-based media and entertainment company, Mass Appeal, has been appointed as the Agency of Record for the museum.  Mass Appeal will produce premium level content across all of the museum's social media platfor

New iHeartRadio Original Podcast “Sleepwalkers” Explores the AI Revolution and Technology’s Growing Influence on the Human Experience

iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, today announced the upcoming launch of “Sleepwalkers,” a new iHeartRadio Original podcast about the effect of AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology on all aspects of human life–– from dating to health, creativity, deflecting potential terrorists and more. Hosted by Emmy and Peabody Award winner Oz Woloshyn and co-hosted by Karah Preiss, former host of The Huffington Post science show “Talk Nerdy To Me” and the Co-founder of

PRETTYMUCH’s Headlining FOMO Tour Kicks Off July 11

PRETTYMUCH will kick off their summer North American headlining outing, the FOMO Tour on July 11thand have announced that one of the most influential rising stars of Generation Z, Mackenzie Ziegler, will be joining the group as the official support act. The tour follows the group’s highly successful sold-out headline Funktion Tour last fall and their slot as main support on Grammy nominee Khalid’s Roxy Tour last summer. Produced by Live Nation, the 23-city trek will kick off July 11th in Dallas, TX and make stops in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and more before wrapping August 16th in Vancouver, BC. Tickets are on sale now at 

ASCAP 2018 Revenue Tops $1.227B; Distributions Hit $1.109B

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announced that its total revenues for 2018 topped $1.227 billion, an increase of 7% over 2017.  Additionally, ASCAP distributions crossed the $1 billion mark for the second year in a row, with $1.109 billion in royalties paid out to its songwriter, composer and publisher members. Distributions increased by $102 million, up 10% year-over-year.

ASCAP domestic revenue from US music licensing surpassed the prior year by 7% to hit $906 million.  Key licensing categories saw significant organic growth:  Audio Streaming revenue was up by 25% and Audio Visual by 7% year-over-year.  General and Background revenue, which encompasses more than 800,000 bars, grill

Time’s Up Co-founder, Nina Shaw, to Discuss Sexual Harassment At Entertainment Industry Conference 

Time's Up Co-founder to Discuss Sexual Harassment At 2018 Entertainment Industry Conference Cryptocurrency, Cyber Security, Liability Claims Among Session Topics A conversation between attorney Nina Shaw, a co-founder of the Time's Up movement against sexual...

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES THREE NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES THREE NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES The Fix The Fix is the first comedy show in the world with the stated ambition to solve the world’s biggest problems. Through comedy. And experts. But mainly...

The 6th International Academy Of Web Television Awards

The 6th International Academy Of Web Television Awards (IAWTV), a division of The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors Submission Deadline is Today! Monday, June 11th The International Academy of Web Television will host its...
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