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Lil Baby, Tyler the Creator, G-Eazy Turn Out for Black Music Action Coalition Gala as Jon Platt, Kevin Liles Deliver Poignant Speeches

Lil Baby was recognized with the Black Music Action Coalition’s Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award on Thursday night at the Music in Action Awards Gala. After being introduced with…

Jack Harlow Named Songwriter of the Year at SESAC Music Awards

For the second year in a row, Jack Harlow was named songwriter of the year at the SESAC Music Awards. The performing rights organization (PRO) held its annual…

Black Music Action Coalition Readies Second Annual Gala in Beverly Hills, Looks to Nashville for Future Advocacy

In spring 2020, the U.S. came to terms with its role in racial inequality on the heels of a tragedy: the murder of George Floyd at the hands…

Dwyane Wade Premieres ‘The Redeem Team’ and ‘Hocus Pocus’ Returns: Must Attend Calendar Listings Sept. 21-27

Sept. 21, Wednesday Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli are honored at the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation’s Pioneers of the Year Dinner. Sam Smith performs.The Beverly…

Sony Issues Update on $100 Million Global Social Justice Fund: 71% Pledged to 400 Organizations So Far

At the peak of the Black Lives Matter protests in June of 2020, Sony, along with several other music companies, announced a major commitment to help fight racial…

How a Digital Rapper’s Flubbed Roll-Out Is Everything That’s Wrong With the Music Business (Guest Column)

At some point, every person who works in the music industry has to grapple with the fact that its not-all-that-distant past is rooted in racism and financial exploitation.…

San Sebastian’s Next Gen Mexico Showcase

Thanks in part to a strong co-production drive, 13 Mexican-nationality movies play at San Sebastian this year, a major presence.  Perlak frames Alejandro G. Iñarritu Venice player “Bardo:…

Lil Baby to Receive Quincy Jones Humanitarian Honor at Black Music Action Coalition Awards Gala

Lil Baby will be honored with the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the second annual Music in Action Awards Gala, hosted by the Black Music Action Coalition and…

Richard Gottehrer on Hit Songwriting, Producing Blondie and the Go-Go’s, and 25 Years of the Orchard

There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard the name Richard Gottehrer — but there’s an equally good chance that if you’re even a casual music fan, you…

Music Industry Moves: Chris Stapleton Renews Global Publishing Deal With Warner Chappell Music

Chris Stapleton has inked a renewal of his global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music. He is represented by his managers Coran Capshaw, Zach Peters, and Clay Hunt…

Sony Music Sues Triller, Alleging Copyright Infringement and Breach of Contract

Sony Music Entertainment filed a lawsuit against Triller, seeking millions of dollars in damages after the video-sharing app allegedly stopped paying licensing fees in March 2022. According to…

Sony Music, Music Women* Germany Reveal Female* Producer Prize Winners

Sony Music and Music Women* Germany (MW*G), the nationwide umbrella organization of all music women and female-identifying and non-binary individuals, have revealed the winners of the Female* Producer…