Tag Archives: Musicians

31Jan/23

THE WHO: THE WHO WITH ORCHESTRA LIVE AT WEMBLEY

On July 6, 2019, The Who headlined Wembley Stadium in London for the first time in forty years. The show was the only U.K. date on their ‘Moving On’ Tour and featured the band accompanied by an over 50-piece orchestra performing classic tracks from Quadrophenia, Tommy, Who’s Next, Who Are You and more as well tracks from their WHO album, their first studio release in thirteen years. Continue reading

17Jan/23

Tredence Launches ATOM.AI, an Integrated Accelerator Ecosystem for Retailers and CPGs at NRF 2023


Tredence, the Data Science and AI Solutions company, today announced the launch of ATOM.AI, an intelligently engineered platform that leverages AI to accelerate data and analytics modernization. Tredence announced the launch of ATOM.AI for retailers and consumer goods companies at NRF, the leading retail industry show hosted by the National Retail Federation. Continue reading

09Jan/23

Mary McCartney Celebrating 100 Years of Photography on the Ocean Waves

Luxury cruise line, Cunard has announced it will be launching the Sea Views exhibition in 2023, featuring never before seen imagery from the Cunard archives, together with a selection of photos submitted by the guests and curated by photographer and filmmaker Mary McCartney. Continue reading

21Dec/22

Times Square and Piccadilly Lights headline with Gorillaz for ground-breaking OOH performances

The world’s most famous out-of-home (OOH) landmarks, Times Square and Piccadilly Lights, are to be transformed into live stages for ground-breaking performances set to revolutionize the concept of music performance. Both locations will become first-of-a-kind immersive stages for performances by the award-winning virtual band Gorillaz of their new track, Skinny Ape. Continue reading

20Nov/22

GRAMMY-NOMINATED INTERNATIONAL POP SENSATION KIM PETRAS JOINS THE ASCAP FAMILY

International pop sensation and critically-acclaimed songwriter Kim Petras has signed with ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Her recent collaboration “Unholy,” with Sam Smith was nominated on Tuesday for a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. The song rocketed to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Global 200 charts, #1 worldwide on Spotify and Apple Music, #1 on the UK Official Singles Chart and has racked up more than 300 million global streams. Her latest release “If Jesus Was a Rockstar,” is available now. Continue reading

04Nov/22

SONY MUSIC & THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL JACKSON ANNOUNCE THE START OF THE THRILLER 40 GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

Forty years after the release of Thriller, the album that catapulted Michael Jackson into the superstardom stratosphere, Sony Music and The Estate of Michael Jackson announce the start of the global campaign to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the King of Pop’s landmark album. As part of the campaign, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music will host fan events around the world, all free to the public, including immersive experiences, screenings of the Thriller 40 documentary and other fan parties. Continue reading

13Oct/22

What is cultural appropriation and why is it so harmful?

Adam Haupt, University of Cape Town

Die Antwoord is a South African band that uses hip-hop music to create a style it calls “zef”. Since it first appeared in 2009, Die Antwoord has been criticised for cultural appropriation (using cultural elements of a minority group in an exploitative way). It’s accused of copying the lyrics and styles of Cape Town artists rapping in South Africa’s Kaaps language, and of mimicking the visual styles of Cape Flats gang members. Adam Haupt has researched and written extensively on hip-hop and identity. He discusses cultural appropriation and the role of power in interactions between dominant and marginalised subjects in a case like Die Antwoord’s.

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06Oct/22

Various Claimants vs. Associated Newspapers Limited

London, 6 October 2022 /Press release/ — Today a group of people have launched a legal action against Associated Newspapers, publishers of The Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday and the Mail Online.

The group behind this legal offensive are: Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon OBE; Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex; Sir Elton John and David Furnish; Elizabeth Hurley; and Sadie Frost.
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22Aug/22

Paramount, Foo Fighters and the Hawkins Family Join Forces to Present THE TAYLOR HAWKINS TRIBUTE CONCERT – A Global Music Event Honoring the Life and Music of a Rock Legend

Featuring Performances by Foo Fighters, Travis Barker, Nandi Bushell, Martin Chambers, Chris Chaney, Chevy Metal, Stewart Copeland, Josh Freese, Liam Gallagher, James Gang, Violet Grohl, Omar Hakim, Justin Hawkins, Shane Hawkins, Joshua Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Alain Johannes, Brian Johnson, John Paul Jones, KESHA, Greg Kurstin, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Brian May, Krist Novoselic, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Luke Spiller, Supergrass, Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Lars Ulrich, Wolfgang Van Halen with a special appearance by Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock

More Surprise Guests and Appearances to be Announced

Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) will join forces with Foo Fighters and the Hawkins Family to present the all-star global music event, The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, across the global media and entertainment company’s portfolio of leading broadcast, cable, streaming and digital brands. Captured live September 3rd at Wembley Stadium in London, directed by Joel Gallen and produced by Emer Patten for EP-PIC Films & Creative, the concert will feature the biggest names in music joining together in celebration of the life, music and love of one of modern music’s most beloved figures. Continue reading

22Aug/22

ASCAP RHYTHM & SOUL PRESENTS ANNUAL “ON THE COME UP” SHOWCASE FEATURING HIP-HOP AND R&B’S HOTTEST UP-AND-COMING ARTISTS ON @ASCAP AND @ASCAPURBAN SOCIAL MEDIA AUGUST 22 – 25

Today, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced their annual Rhythm & Soul showcase “On The Come Up” will take place virtually August 22 through August 25. Throughout the event, ASCAP will spotlight some of the hottest up-and-coming hip-hop and R&B stars, selected for their early success and growing fanbases. ASCAP’s website and social media handles @ASCAP and @ASCAPUrban will feature never-before-seen, exclusive video performances from the artists at 3PM ET each day. Continue reading