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Carole King to be named 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year

Four-time GRAMMY award-winner Carole King is set to be named the 2014 MusiCares person of the year during MusiCares Foundation's annual pre-Grammy gala on Jan. 24 next year. King's "contributions as a songwriter and performer have truly changed the landscape of...

Female:Pressure Unveils Stats About Lack of Female Musicians in Electronic Music

Female:Pressure, an organization aiming to strengthen networking, communication and representation between women working in the fields of electronic music all around the globe, recently published eye-opening statistics about the lack of female musicians in electronic music festivals. The data includes information...

Music Supervisor Alexandra Patsavas to Deliver Keynote Q&A at Billboard/THR Film & TV Music...

Music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, whose credits include "Scandal," “Grey's Anatomy," "Carrie Diaries,” and the upcoming film “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” will participate in a keynote Q&A during the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference. Patsavas will...

Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica Fights for Gender Equality

Italian-based foundation for women in music Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica hosted their annual meeting in Fiuggi Città near Rome on July 5 and 6  to discuss gender inequality in performing arts. “It’s necessary to introduce gender quotas into the...

Check Out PRS for Music’s Women in Music Event Round-Up

Last month, U.K.-based online magazine PRS for Music hosted a roundtable with Summer Camp’s Elizabeth Sankey, electronic artist and composer Mira Calix and Gaggle Choir’s Deborah Coughlin. The session grouped women from across the music industry to discuss the challenges...

ELLE Magazine Publishes Annual Women In Music Issue

In case you missed it, ELLE's May issue was devoted to women in music. The magazine threw a massive soirée in April at the Edison Ballroom in NYC to honor empowering females in the industry. Performers included Kelly Rowland, Rita Ora (who appears...

Watch Beyoncé’s Live Performance at Chime For Change Concert

By Pauline France On June 1, Beyoncé headlined a concert at the Twickenham rugby stadium in London in support of Chime for Change, a campaign co-founded by Beyoncé, actress Salma Hayek-Pinault and Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, designed to help empower females...

Female Talent Dominates Billboard Music Awards

By Pauline France The 2013 Billboard Music Awards took over the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 19, where standout artists swept the night with awards and performances. Taylor Swift scored big with her 3.7 million-selling album Red, which...

MEOW Con Seeking 100 Female Musicians

By Pauline France Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women (MEOW) is seeking 100 female musicians for a performance showcase at MEOW Con, the inaugural, three-day music conference on the state of women in music. Taking place Oct. 24-26 at the Renaissance...

Katy Perry Added to Panelists At ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO

By Pauline France The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced the complete schedule and lineup of panelists and events for the 8th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, held April 18-20, 2013, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel...
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