Tag Archives: Musicians

14May/22

RIHANNA SET TO LAUNCH FENTY BEAUTY & FENTY SKIN ACROSS AFRICA THIS MAY #FENTYAFRICA

“I am a proud Bajan who also feels a close connection to Africa, and its people. I’ve had the pleasure, and the privilege, to spend time on the continent and those experiences never leave you. Now, being able to bring Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin to eight African countries and then hopefully more in the future— means so much to me.” – Rihanna Continue reading

13May/22

AMBER GROUP ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL SLEEVE PARTNERSHIP WITH CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB

Amber Group, a global leader in digital asset products and infrastructure, today announced a new partnership with Chelsea Football Club. As part of this historic partnership, Amber Group will become the club’s Official Sleeve Partner, with the logo of WhaleFin – the company’s flagship digital asset platform – emblazoned across the kit of both the men’s and women’s teams from the start of the 2022/23 season. Continue reading

30Apr/22

THE WEEKND EXPANDS GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced an expansive, long-term partnership with global music icon The Weeknd, one of the most commercially successful and critically-acclaimed recording artists and songwriters of the last decade. The agreement further builds upon the relationship between Abel Tesfaye p/k/a The Weeknd, and UMG’s Republic Records, which has been his label home and partner since 2012 and will remain his label partner for future recorded music releases. Continue reading

25Apr/22

GOAL OF THE CENTURY: Hyundai Motor, Steven Gerrard and BTS Call for a United World for Sustainability on the Road to the FIFA World Cup 2022

Hyundai Motor Company announced today the launch of its global sustainability campaign under the banner ‘Goal of the Century’. The campaign kicks off on Earth Day on April 22, and will run through and beyond the upcoming FIFA World Cup TM, which will be held from November 21 to December 18, 2022. As part of the global launch, Hyundai Motor released a manifesto film and global TV commercial featuring football legend Steven Gerrard and global pop sensation BTS, sharing the company’s ambition to unite humanity through football and encourage universal support for a sustainable future. Continue reading

11Feb/22

UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP ACQUIRES STING’S SONG CATALOG

Today, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Universal Music Group’s leading global music publishing division, announced the acquisition of 17-time GRAMMY Award winner Sting’s career catalog of music. This historic, comprehensive worldwide agreement for the catalog of one of the most commercially successful and critically-acclaimed songwriters of the last half-century encompasses the entirety of both Sting’s solo works as well as those with The Police, including “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Shape Of My Heart,” “If I Ever Lose My Faith In You,” “Fields Of Gold,” “Desert Rose,” “Message in a Bottle,” “Englishman in New York” and “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,” among countless other global hits. Continue reading

20Jan/22

Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee launches The Measha Series: A 4-part Exploration of Jazz, Classical Song, Gospel and Dance virtually showcasing a Roster of Nova Scotia’s Hidden Musical Talents… and Margaret Atwood

Canadian Soprano Measha Brueggergosman-Lee will unveil the first chapter of her four-part virtual concert series (The Measha Series) on January 20th with a performance of her latest works from her album, Measha Jazz. Streaming from the Al Whittle Theatre (Wolfville, NS) at 7:30 PM (AST), Measha Jazz will highlight a repertoire of songs from the black songstresses of the mid-20th century, including Nina Simone, Carmen MacCrae, Dinah Washington, and Sarah Vaughan. Brueggergosman will infuse her signature versatility to songs like “Woke Up This Mornin'”, “Mi Romance”, “Take Me to the Water”, “You Can Have Him” and “Strange Fruit”. Continue reading

06Dec/21

Opera exploring gender identity wins Grawemeyer Award

Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth has won the 2022 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for “Orlando,” an opera based on a Virginia Woolf novel about a gender-switching poet whose adventures span more than three centuries. Continue reading

03Dec/21

WEEKENDS WITH ADELE Las Vegas Residency at Caesars Palace Begins January

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Adele announces WEEKENDS WITH ADELE, an exclusive residency in the Colosseum of Las Vegas’ famed Caesars Palace Hotel beginning Friday January 21, 2022.  The global superstar will perform two shows each weekend through Saturday April 16, 2022 (see full list of dates below).  This announcement comes on the heels of Adele recently releasing her fourth studio album 30 on Columbia Records.  The album is being heralded by fans and critics alike as Adele’s boldest and most ambitious album yet.  30 debuted at #1 on album charts in 30 countries and is already one of the biggest selling albums of 2021.

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