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2014-08-21 08:26:43

$323.6 million paid to recording artists and record labels YTD WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The way we listen to music has changed drastically in the past 15 years -- from CDs to digital downloads to digital radio services. As the industry transitions from music as "something you own" to "something you access from anywhere at any time," SoundExchange helps the music and creative community thrive in the digital age. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-08-18 16:23:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group (CMG), it was announced today by Greg Thompson, Executive Vice President of the company. In his new position, Szydlowski will implement and execute the Group's sales and retail marketing strategies, incorporating those plans into the efforts of Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD) and managing Capitol's vital interaction with that company....

2014-08-06 08:28:25

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's #1 deejays the Stafford Brothers released their first US single This Girl featuring American Rapper T.I. and Dutch singer Eva Simons exclusively through digital music juggernaut Spotify yesterday (bit.ly/ThisGirlSpotify). Keeping with the theme of firsts, This Girl will also be T.I.'s first EDM public partnership. This Girl captures the party vibe the Stafford Brothers have become globally recognized for, and featuring two of...

2014-08-05 12:28:50

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Ash Music extends its gratitude to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) for recognizing its online sales efforts and awarding Sam Ash the distinction of Best Online Presentation at the fourth annual NAMM Top 100 Dealer Award ceremony at the Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Tennessee. Sammy Ash, COO of Sam Ash Music and third-generation co-owner of Sam Ash Music Corp. received the award on behalf of the company on July 18....

2014-08-01 12:24:50

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that it has appointed Jody Gerson as Chairman and CEO of the company's music publishing division, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), effective January 1, 2015. Gerson, who currently serves as Co-President of Sony/ATV Publishing, will be based at UMPG's headquarters in Santa Monica, CA and will report to UMG Chairman and CEO, Lucian Grainge. She...

2014-07-31 23:03:15

Upcoming Real Story Group webinar will discuss solutions for managing the creation, capture, indexing, storage, retrieval, and disposition of records and information assets of the organization available in the market today. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In this webinar, we'll look at the overall ECM and Cloud File Sharing marketplaces and provide a framework for customers to evaluate the marketplace based on their own needs. Then we'll guide you through specific steps for...

2014-07-30 20:24:29

Rowland Inspires Women to Make Everyday more Fabulous in a Photo Sharing Contest ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Rowland, award-winning singer and style icon, and Caress® body wash are inspiring women to make everyday a little more fabulous - just in time for the 2014 "MTV Video Music Awards." Rowland will be sharing photos as she tests out her look for the VMAs and is inviting fans to get ready with her in the #AmpYourFab photo contest. From July 30(th...

2014-07-30 08:32:53

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the issuance of a United States patent entitled "Methods and compositions for the detection of cancer". The patent US 8,772,226 B2 was issued July 8, 2014. The patent contains composition claims for thapsigargin-containing prodrugs that can be radiolabelled and then activated by the enzymes Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen...

2014-07-29 12:30:25

SANTANA COLLABORATING WITH THE BIGGEST NAMES IN LATIN MUSIC ON CORAZON NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "'Corazon' promotes and accentuates the same principles that are inside me. As Bob Marley said, 'Dance your troubles away.' Just as a dog shakes off the water, you have to shake off the weight of the soul from beginning to end. This CD invites you to celebrate your own light. Don't be afraid. Take a look." - Carlos Santana CORAZON, the first ever Latin album of Santana's...

2014-07-26 23:02:58

Grammy Award Winning, G.O.O.D. Music Artist Drops New Mixtape After Guest Appearance on Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling”. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “G.O.O.D Morning, G.O.O.D Night Deconstructed” Mixtape by Malik Yusef. The 20 track project is currently available for download. The mixtape features appearances from Big Sean, Cyhi da Prynce, KRS-One, Kanye West, Common, John Legend, and many more. After appearing on fellow...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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