Friday, October 18, 2019

Music News

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...

Fusion Reports 75% Of Top Music Festival Acts Are Male

By Gabriella Steffenberg Last week, Fusion reported that after studying the lineups of nine big music festivals in the U.S., they found that around 75% of this year’s acts are all male. As TeenVogue pointed out, this is a troubling statistic...

Become a Contributing Writer for the WiMN

Interested in becoming a guest columnist or news contributor for the WiMN? Are you a passionate and seasoned musician seeking a platform to voice your thoughts on industry trends? Then read on! The WiMN is currently seeking passionate musicians and experienced...

No Bad Blood Between Taylor Swift And Apple

By Gabriella Steffenberg Taylor Swift has been making headlines all week for her epic open letter to Apple regarding the Apple Music free three-month trial. Apple had planned on not compensating any musicians during the three-month trial period - something that seemed...

Grace Sewell Covers Lesley Gore Classic, “You Don’t Own Me”

By Gabriella Steffenberg  Grace Sewell, an 18-year-old Australian native, recently covered the late Lesley Gore’s feminist pop-anthem, “You Don’t Own Me.” Oakland rapper G-Eazy joined the songstress in the collaboration, adding a fresh take to the throwback jam. The single was originally released...

New Single By Country Newcomer, Kristi Hoopes, Out Now

By Gabriella Steffenberg  Kristi Hoopes made her mark on the country scene earlier this year with her debut single, “At Least It’s Something,” after winning a songwriting contest through the mobile app Lyricord. The song, along with two others, was recorded at...