Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Music News

Miranda Lambert Creates New Scholarship to Help Women in Music

By Gabriella Steffenberg Country superstar Miranda Lambert announced this week that she will be performing an acoustic show in Nashville, Tenn. on Tuesday to raise funds for her new scholarship, the Miranda Lambert Women Creators Fund. The $40,000 scholarship will be...

Carly Rae Travels Across the World in New Music Video, ‘Run Away With Me’

Article contributed by: Paulina Mouradjian In the new Carly Rae Jepsen music video for “Run Away With Me,” Jepsen travels around the world in four minutes. She visits major cities like Paris, New York, and Tokyo skipping and hopping at major landmarks,...

Universal Music Publishing Group Chairman/CEO Jody Gerson On Her Career In the Music Industry

By Gabriella Steffenberg Billboard recently sat down with Jody Gerson, the chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, to discuss her lengthy career in the music industry, her strengths, her opinion on women in business, her mentors, and the key differences in...

Women’s Audio Mission in San Francisco Relocates to Ideal Space

By Gabriella Steffenberg Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) recently moved out of their 850-square-foot space on Bryant Street in San Francisco, Calif., to a 2.300-square-foot state of the art facility on the bustling Natoma Street. WAM’s mission statement stands strong in their...

Colleen McDonough Promoted To Executive Director At The ASCAP Foundation

The ASCAP Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to supporting American music creators through music education, talent development and humanitarian initiatives, announced that Colleen McDonough has been promoted to Executive Director of the Foundation, effective July 1st. She succeeds Karen...

Universal Music Publishing Promotes Jessica Rivera To EVP/Head Of East Coast Operations

Jessica Rivera has been promoted to the new position of Executive Vice President/Head of East Coast Operations reporting to Jody Gerson, UMPG Chairman and CEO, and Evan Lamberg, UMPG President - North America. Based in NYC and working closely with...

ASCAP Elevates Lauren Iossa To EVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews announced that key marketing executive Lauren Iossa has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, effective July 1, 2015. Iossa will join the organization's executive leadership team and will continue to...

Fanny’s June Millington’s ‘Land of a Thousand Bridges’ Book Now Available

Founding Fanny member and guitarist June Millington released a new book titled Land of a Thousand Bridges, which narrates the rise of the band Fanny to stardom. Now available for purchase online, the book tells the story of determined young women who...

Stream New Single by Rock ‘n’ Roll Duo, A Deer A Horse

By Gabriella Steffenberg In a world filled with seemingly identical music acts, Brooklyn-based duo A Deer A Horse, stands out with their latest single “Gunpoint” getting some well-deserved attention. “Gunpoint” is a gloomy yet urgent rock anthem that draws the listener...

Toronto Native Jules Drops Debut EP, ‘Heart of Armor’

 By Gabriella Steffenberg Toronto native singer-songwriter Jules released her debut EP Heart of Armor on June 4. Produced by Karen Kosowski, Heart of Armor is filled with insightful and emotional tracks, such as “My Little Soldier” and “Super Girl,” which have already won two...
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