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Forbes Lists Top-Earning Women in Music 2012

By Pauline France Forbes magazine listed the top-earning women in music in 2012, and we're happy to report it's . Hey, there's nothing wrong with dreaming, right? Actually, the top-earning woman in music in 2012 was Britney Spears, raking in $58...

Fender Hosts Girl Rock Nation Event at House of Rock in Santa Monica

By Pauline France Fender's Girl Rock Nation hosted a workshop and party to celebrate women in music at the luxurious House of Rock in Santa Monica on Dec. 4. When Fender throws an event, they know how to do it right!...

Marnie Stern Set to Drop New Album The Chronicles of Marnia in March 2013

By Pauline France Female shred-meister Marnie Stern just announced plans to release her new studio album The Chronicles of Marnia on March 19, 2013. The new album focuses on Stern's vocal prowess rather than her guitar chops. “I always gravitate towards interweaving and a...

Pioneering Banda Singer Jenni Rivera Dead After Plane Crash

By Pauline France The Women's International Music Network is sad to report the loss of a great woman in music, Mexican-American banda singer, Jenni Rivera. Mexican officials said that on Dec, 9, Rivera, 43, was on a private plane along with...

Berklee College of Music Releases Salary Ranges for Music Industry Gigs in U.S.

By Pauline France The career development center at the veritable Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., recently posted a hefty document containing salary ranges for a variety of music industry positions in the United States. For women, this document comes...

Jazz Bassist Esperanza Spalding Receives Three Grammy Nods

  By Pauline France The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Dec. 5, making dozens of artists happy and wishful. Among those artists is the talented jazz bassist and vocalist...

Female Rock Trio Hunter Valentine Talk Touring, New Album with Noisecreep

By Pauline France All-female rock band from Toronto Hunter Valentine is bad-ass, and they know it. The trio recently talked to Noisecreep about touring and making music in what is largely a boy's world. "There are fewer female bands but still, it's...

Jonatha Brooke Launches PledgeMusic Campaign To Fund New Project

NYC based singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke has launched a PledgeMusic campaign for a new project called My Mother Has Four Noses. According to Brooke's PledgeMusic page>>, this body of work will not only become an album, but also a book and...

New Lady Lamb And The Beekeeper Track

Lady Lamb and the Beekeeper, otherwise known as Aly Spaltro, has released the track "Rooftop" from the upcoming record Ripely Pine, out February 19th. Known for her raw songwriting style, "Rooftop" incorporates a full band sound and more expansive production...

Sugarland Bassist Annie Clements Hosts Workshop

Sugarland bassist Annie Clements recently held a workshop at Guitar Center Nashville, which was co hosted by Fender and Girl Rock Nation. Annie discussed her background in music and talked about what it's like to tour with Sugarland, in...