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Shad introduces the characters that populate his Short Story About A War
The thoughtful and funny Canadian rapper unpacks the key themes and figures that fill his ambitious new concept album. Read » more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
The global recorded music business is on course to top $20bn in annual revenues in 2019 – but it can’t over-rely on the USA
The global recorded music industry will turn over $18.9bn in 2018, with streaming making up 50.8% ($9.6bn) of the total. That’s according to Midia Research, which today (December 18) published its pro... more
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André de Raaff’s CTM Publishing buys Derek Bramble publishing catalog
Netherlands-based independent publisher CTM Publishing BVM, led by André de Raaff, has signed a number of new deals in the UK, all of which MBW can reveal today (December 18). The four deals have all ... more
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Centtrip Music bolsters management team, promotes Simon Liddell and Freddy Greenish
Centtrip Music, the music industry specialist division of London-based treasury and international payments expert Centtrip, has announced two new promotions within its senior management team. Simon Li... more
@Billboard
Jill Barber Tries to 'Remove Stigma From Mental Illness' With 'Mercy': Premiere
The latest single from her forthcoming album 'Metaphora' out June 22. Read » more
@The Blue Stones
RT @shemarrico: black holes - the blue stones (2018) such amazing music made by only two people. it never feels like an instrument was lef… more
 
@exclaim.ca
Donald Glover Previews New Childish Gambino Song in Tribute to Late Father
Donald Glover Previews New Childish Gambino Song in Tribute to Late Father Photo: Greg Noire By Josiah Hughes Published Dec 18, 2018 Last night (December 17), Donald Glover wrapped up his "This Is Ame... more
@mtv.com
How Meek Mill's Championships Brought Him Back To No. 1 - MTV
1h ago By Trey Alston The story of Championships begins, like many things, with loss. In Meek Mill ’s case, it was agency; a decade-long cold war with the legal system stopped him in his tracks in 201... more
@gigwise.com
Listen to Two's stirring new single 'Angels' | Gigwise | Gigwise
Steven Kline 10:44 18th December 2018 Schizophrenica? Bipoplar? Call it what you will, Two is the abrasive Weimar-noir alter-ego of Gemma Rogers and ex-Holloway Alfie Jackson, the same pair behind the... more
@604 Records
New Single "Habit" From Canadian Country Artist Andrew Hyatt Available Now Via New Signing With 604 Records
"Habit" follows Hyatt's back to back top ten singles "Do It With You" and "On Me". Read » more
@Rhyemusic
RT @El_Plaza_: Mayo 2019 nos espera con muchos conciertos, uno de ellos será la noche mágica que @Rhyemusic está preparando. 🌟 #RHYEMx Adq… more
 
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Callum Caulfield promoted to Marketing Director at Atlantic Records UK
Atlantic Records UK has announced the promotion of Callum Caulfield to Marketing Director, effective immediately. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the development and execution of camp... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Universal Music Publishing Group signs HRVY to global deal
Universal Music Publishing Group has signed rising British pop star HRVY to an exclusive publishing deal. In 2017, HRVY’s debut EP Holiday featuring Redfoo and Stylo G reached No.2 on the iTunes album... more
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TIDAL launches personalized playlists
TIDAL has just launched a new personalized song curation feature on its service called My Mix. My Mix uses a ‘state-of-the-art’ proprietary algorithm which combines data from users’ listening habits a... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Is online ticket touting almost over?
The following MBW blog comes from Adam Webb (pictured), Campaign Manager of the FanFair Alliance , an organisation which aims to unite members of music and creative community in taking a stand against... more
@cmw.net
The Feldman Agency named Booking Agency of the Year at 2018 CMBIAs
The CMBIA gala recognizes the best and brightest in all fields of the Canadian music and broadcast industries. Read » more
@maui
Rapping and staying lowkey. more
 
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Live Nation promotes Kelly Flanigan to President of Washington, DC, US Concerts
Live Nation Entertainment has promoted Kelly Flanigan to President of Washington, DC, US Concerts. In her expanded role, Flanigan will oversee booking, marketing, and business operations for Live Nati... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
If record labels want to sign more interesting pop stars, they should look for artists with a Plan B
The following blog comes from music journalist and Popjustice Editor Peter Robinson (pictured inset). Robinson’s article originally appeared in the Q4 2018 edition of quarterly magazine Music Business... more
@exclaim.ca
​Sharon and Bram Lost Thousands of Dollars to BC Promoter
​Sharon and Bram Lost Thousands of Dollars to BC Promoter Photo: Shane Parent By Sarah Murphy Published Dec 18, 2018 Sharon Hampson and Bram Morrison of Sharon, Lois and Bram embarked on what was to b... more
@Toronto Star
Jennifer Castle finds death becomes her as dark album becomes a hit
While having one of the year’s most acclaimed albums under her belt is kind of old news to Jennifer Castle at this point, 2018 has added a pleasant twist to the familiar story: it would now appear that it’s not just music critics who are listening. Read » more
@Tim Hicks
Multi-Platinum Country Star Tim Hicks Inks June 22nd Release Date for "New Tattoo"
Its first single “LOUD” has been licensed by the NHL for broadcast across North American during the 2018 playoff season. Read » more
@Alvvays
RT @bellesglasgow: We think covers are ALVVAYS a good idea! Can't wait to have @alvvaysband on board @BoatyWeekender this summer! https://… more
 
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BASCA makes key senior hires ahead of 2019 'rebrand' - Music Business Worldwide
The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) revealed at its Annual General Meeting in London today (December 18) that it will be ‘rebranding’ as part of a growth strategy for 201... more
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​Ed Sheeran Breaks Record for Highest Grossing Tour Year
​Ed Sheeran Breaks Record for Highest Grossing Tour Year He bested Taylor Swift, JAY-Z and Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and the Eagles in 2018 By Sarah Murphy Ed Sheeran has shattered the record for the highes... more
@pollstar.com
Viagogo: French Criminal Code On Tickets 'Infringes Freedom Of Trade'
6:57 AM, Tuesday, 12/18/2018 Viagogo.co.uk The company from London says it does nothing more than connect ticket holders with potential buyers The French Constitutional Council recently upheld existin... more
@pollstar.com
CTS Eventim’s Klaus-Peter Schulenberg: ’Our Competitors Are U.S. Companies’
CTS Eventim CEO Klaus-Peter Schulenberg In an exclusive Interview with business magazine Capital , CTS Eventim CEO Klaus-Peter Schulenberg addressed the German anti-trust body’s failure to recognize ... more
@Live Nation Entertainment
Jann Arden Announces Fall Canadian Tour
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Jann Arden has announced today she will embark on a Canadian tour in support of her new album entitled, These Are The Days. Read » more
@TUSK II Out Now
RT @Afterlifefl: We can’t wait to hit the road with @likeastorm and @ROYALTUSK! Presented by @SXMOctane and @LiveNation - tickets on sal… more
 
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Bearings' 8 Favourite Places in Ottawa
Bearings' 8 Favourite Places in Ottawa Photo: Kishan Mistry By Collin Hanes Bearings are an indie/pop punk band who hail from the nation's capital. Together for close to five years now, their most rec... more
@cbcmusic.ca
Here are the winners of the 2018 Canadian Music Class Challenge
This is it! From the more than 15,000 music students and 1,000 submissions from every province and territory in Canada, our judges have finally made their decisions in all seven categories of the 2018... more
@FYI Music News
Today`s New Track: `Bad Child` by Bad Child
This 21-year old is the latest addition to Chris Smith`s 21 Entertainment Group roster that is also home to Alessia Cara. Read » more
@FYI Music News
Johnny Reid's Revival Is A Roaring Success
He's a Scot who lives in Nashville and calls Canada home, and his just-completed national tour is one of the biggest success stories there is this year. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @donnyosmond: This is kinda kool...aid. 😆 @LilJon / @koolaid join @lilyachty / @ChefBoyardee / me in the ranks of "unexpected branded hi… more
 
@Universal Music Canada
Mother Mother Release O My Heart: Live Sessions, In Honour Of The Fan Favourite Indie-Rock Album’s 10th Anniversary
The band also announces seven intimate and exclusive club shows, featuring never performed songs and more. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @IWasLeftBehind: @koolaid @LilJon It took Lil Jon singing with kool aid man for me to appreciate christmas again. more
 
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Alberta Ballet To Perform "All Of Us" Across Canada Featuring The Music Of The Tragically Hip
Featuring music from Canada’s most beloved rock band, All of Us tells the story of two warring clans who battle to inherit the earth to redesign its future anew. Read » more
@fyimusicnews.ca
Paul Anka Headed For Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame
He transcended the '50s, '60s, and '70s with hit songs such as "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby". Now he's the latest and final inductee into the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @aawells20: I could seriously use this @LilJon @koolaid song to get hyped at the gym.... the world is a funny place https://t.co/LH8Sf5E… more
 
@theshotgunseat.com
Meghan Patrick’s ‘Country Music Made Me Do It’ Is A Strong Sophomore Release
On her sophomore project, Country Music Made Me Do It, Meghan Patrick firmly establishes herself as a force to be reckoned with in her genre. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @saknoel: Just started a Reggaeton duo with @LilJon Coming soon in a city near you https://t.co/ceJpazyy1p more
 
@pollstar.com
Dates Announces For Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary
Dates Announces For Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary 12:22 PM, Monday, 12/17/2018 12:22 PM, Sarah Pittman Josh Sisk/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Vans Warped Tour Attendees at the final in... more
@pollstar.com
Live Nation Names New Presidents Of Tampa / Orlando & Miami
Live Nation Names New Presidents Of Tampa / Orlando & Miami 12:27 PM, Francisco Rendon Neil Jacobsen Florida is heating up as a music destination and Live Nation has named new presidents of U.S. conce... more
@pollstar.com
Mark Gordon Joins UTA, Expanding Agency's Comedy Touring Department
Mark Gordon Joins UTA, Expanding Agency's Comedy Touring Department 1:00 PM, Ryan Borba Mark Gordon United Talent Agency has announced the expansion of its Comedy Touring department with the hiring of... more
@Billboard
Rhye Reveals Upcoming Plans Include New EP, Album & Screenplay
Mike Milosh -- better known as the vocalist and producer of alternative R&B group Rhye -- sat down with Billboard Radio China to discuss his forthcoming album and Rhye`s path and identity in music. Read » more
@fyimusicnews.ca
Toronto Singer's Chess Gambit Turns Into A Major Piece
Elise LeGrow’s debut album puts a new spin on standards by such greats as Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Etta James, Chuck Berry, and The Moonglows. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @amydjohn: @koolaid @LilJon I don't really understand what is going on here but I kinda like it lol more
 
@pollstar.com
How Ed Sheeran’s 2018 Divide Tour Set The All-Time Touring Record
How Ed Sheeran’s 2018 Divide Tour Set The All-Time Touring Record 1:53 PM, Andy Gensler Ed & Stuart Cover photo for Pollstar's Dec. 24, 2018 issue. $432,398,856 is an audacious number. So is 4,860,482... more
@pollstar.com
Travis Scott Invites More Fans To Astroworld
Travis Scott Invites More Fans To Astroworld 5:03 PM, Monday, 12/17/2018 5:03 PM, Francisco Rendon John Davisson Travis Scott Travis Scott brings it on for the crowd at Okeechobee Music & Arts Festiva... more
@thefader.com
The Strokes are planning a “global comeback” tour for 2019
The Strokes are planning a “global comeback” tour for 2019 Starting with a date in Bilbao, Spain. Share Simone Joyner/Getty Images The Strokes have announced their first live date of 2019 at Bilbao BB... more
@musicweek.com
Music Week - Music Week
December 17th 2018 at 4:54PM Primary Wave Music have acquired the catalogue of Gary Davies' Good Groove Songs. The publishing company was established in 1999 by the DJ and his brother, entertainment l... more
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Five Questions With Jesse Roper
Jesse Roper’s sound may be rooted in rock and roll’s core elements of blues and soul, but his musical vision is trained squarely on the future. Read » more
@JoJo.
RT @Gitz9: Sometimes you just gotta slap your #*!% on the table & BOSS UP!! @iamjojo —>BOSS ❤️ 🔊🔊SOUND ON🔊🔊 https://t.co/QzQiW5Py8t more
 
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Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: December 13th, 2018
Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: December 13th, 2018 Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: December 13th, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 by External Source Comments Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch rep... more
@thefader.com
Travis Scott unveils second leg of ASTROWORLD tour
Travis Scott unveils second leg of ASTROWORLD tour Cactus Jack is hitting the road, again. Share Theo Wargo/Getty Images Travis Scott has announced a host of new dates for his bombastic ASTROWORLD Tou... more
@NOW Toronto
The 10 best Toronto albums of 2018
What does Toronto sound like? This year`s best local albums, as voted by NOW critics, offered many different ways to hear it. Featuring Jeremy Dutcher, Sean Leon, Jennifer Castle, and Charlotte Day Wilson. Read » more
@rollingstone.com
Grammys 2018: Meet the Best New Artist Nominees
Get to know Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels and SZA before the big night. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @Superflydcd: Get crunk with the Kool Aid Man! 😂 Thanks @LilJon! 😀 Christmas time has truly arrived! https://t.co/5ZePH6z3XJ more
 
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Travis Scott Extends North American Tour, Adds Canadian Dates
Travis Scott Extends North American Tour, Adds Canadian Dates He will now hit up Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto next year By Brock Thiessen Published Dec 17, 2018 Travis Scott has announced he's exte... more
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Viagogo overhaul should be just the start of putting fans first | IQ Magazine
Sign up for IQ Index The latest industry news to your inbox. I'd like to hear about marketing opportunities I accept IQ Magazine's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy Sign up comment Viagogo overh... more
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Dead Soft Have Already Announced Another Tour
Dead Soft Announce "Spring Thing 2019" Tour The North American trek includes several Canadian stops By Josiah Hughes Published Dec 17, 2018 After releasing their New Emotion EP through Arts & Crafts ,... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
UK artists are, on average, seeing four Spotify streams abroad for every one at home
Spotify is helping drive new levels of export success for British artists, according to the company’s Director of Economics, Will Page. Speaking to MBW on a panel at the BBC Introducing Live event in ... more
@RedUmbrellaPR.com
Canadian Singer-Songwriter Jessica Mitchell Joins Johnny Reid on 46+ Date National Tour
The "Revival" 208 National Tour kicks off February 26th. Read » more
@LILJON
RT @themadboywill: @koolaid @LilJon This is better than any modern day rap/hip hop song ever! Lil Jon still got It! more
 
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Live Nation ups Brittany Flores to President Of Miami, US Concerts
Live Nation Entertainment has appointed Brittany Flores as President of Miami, US Concerts. In her new position Flores will oversee the booking, marketing, and business operations for Live Nation in M... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Colin Barlow returns to music industry with Merrystar company and other new ventures
Respected UK exec Colin Barlow has returned to the frontline of the business with a suite of companies aimed at breaking new music. The London-based Merrystar group has interests in recorded music, pu... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Concord Music buys theatre publisher and licensor Samuel French; launches Concord Theatricals
Concord Music has acquired legendary theatre publisher and licensor Samuel French and launched Concord Theatricals. Concord Theatricals is comprised of the professional and amateur theatrical licensin... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Jen Danielson joins Pandora as Head of Country Programming
Pandora has hired Jen Danielson as Head of Country Programming. Based in Nashville, Danielson (pictured) will oversee programming for country music at Pandora, one of the most popular genres on the st... more
@Billboard
Kid Koala and Trixie Whitley Share Interstellar `All For You` Video: Premiere
Taken from the new album `io` due out Jan. 25th. Read » more
@thesocial.ca
Meghan Patrick Is Taking Us Back To Real Country
The Canadian country star’s new album isn’t that poppy stuff taking over the Top 40 right now, this is real country. Read »
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@JoJo.
RT @kath3000: Turn your volume all the way up. You are not even ready for what @iamjojo is about to unveil. And yes, that’s me on the other… more
 
@exclaim.ca
Warped Tour Will Indeed Be Back in 2019
Contests Warped Tour Will Indeed Be Back in 2019 Founder Kevin Lyman has revealed the first dates for the fest's 25th anniversary celebrations following its "final" year By Brock Thiessen While Warped... more
@musicbusinessworldwide.com
Martin Bandier says he's leaving Sony/ATV in 'the greatest shape possible' in final year-end memo to staff
Sony/ATV Music boss Martin Bandier has praised the publisher’s songwriters such as Drake, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga – as well as the company’s financial performance – in his final end-of-year note to... more
@CBC
Barenaked Ladies To Be Inducted Into Canadian Hall of Fame At 2018 Junos
This year, after plenty of Juno wins, Grammy nominations, 15 million albums sold and a whole lot of history, Barenaked Ladies will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during a one-time special appearance with former member Steven Page. Read » more
@jann arden
Eventually you finally realize what’s possible- and what is not possible. more
 
@rollingstone.com
Alabama Announce 50th Anniversary Tour Dates – Rolling Stone
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@cbcmusic.ca
Ariane Moffatt, Absolutely Free, Said the Whale: Radio 3's top 30 songs for the week of Dec. 17, 2018
Singer-songwriter Ariane Moffatt released a new album this past fall called Petites mains précieuses , and the smooth-sounding single "Viaduc" debuts on the top 30 chart this week at #27. Petites main... more
@cbcmusic.ca
10 songs that prove 2018 was a great year for disco
Written by Melody Lau and Robert Rowat Disco may have peaked in the late 1970s, but its spirit survives to this day. Not just survives, but thrives, if the past 12 months have been any indication. As ... more
@The Hollywood Reporter
Amazon Prime Nabs Streaming Rights to Popular Canadian Sitcom `Corner Gas` (Exclusive)
A record-breaking 3.02 million Canadian viewers watched the series finale on April 13, 2009. Read » more
@@OutsideMusic
Tonight's the night! SOLD OUT The Weather Station show at The Great Hall, get ready to swoon Toronto!
Tonight's the night! SOLD OUT The Weather Station show at The Great Hall, get ready to swoon Toronto! more
@Chris Hadfield
"I didn't see it as something that I could do in the future, until now" https://t.co/wK4ZZiGuYq more
 
@pollstar.com
Brian Smith Named Event Director of Banc of California Stadium Ent.
Brian Smith Named Event Director of Banc of California Stadium Ent. 9:00 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 9:00 AM, Eric Renner Brown null Banc of California Stadium Rendering of a concert at Banc of California ... more
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R&B Artists Like Leon Bridges, H..E.R., the Internet and Khalid Pick Up the Guitar Again
R&B Artists Like Leon Bridges, H.E.R., the Internet and Khalid Pick Up the Guitar Again Photo: Jack McKain By Ryan B. Patrick Published Dec 17, 2018 From its inception, the genre known as R&B has reli... more
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Cold Cave Announces North American Tour with Adult.
Cold Cave Announce North American Tour with Adult. Canadian shows include Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton By Josiah Hughes Published Dec 17, 2018 Long-running darkwave outfit Cold Cave recently releas... more
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Ed Sheeran's Divide tour generated $432m in 2018 – a new world record - Music Business Worldwide
Ed Sheeran’s Divide tour generated $432m in 2018 – a new world record Tim Ingham Ed Sheeran’s Divide tour grossed US $432.4m in ticket sales during 2018 – an all-time record in a calendar year. That’s... more
@fyimusicnews.ca
CMAO Wins Boost Meghan Patrick's Soaring Career
Meghan Patrick's newfound status as the leading trophy-winner at Sunday's Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards show is a serious career boost for the singer/songwriter from Bowmanville. She won in the Album, Female Artist, Music Video, and Rising Star of the Year categories. more
@Chris Hadfield
I support children's literacy. Here are 5 teaching ideas from @annettecann: 1. prepare questions about the book 2.… https://t.co/m6geTZNBGL more
 
@pollstar.com
DiGiCo UK Acquires German KLANG:technologies
By: Gideon Gottfried DiGiCo UK-based manufacturer of digital mixing consoles DiGiCo, the UK-based manufacturer of digital mixing consoles, has acquired Germany-based KLANG:technologies, by its own adm... more
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French Government Maintains Anti-Secondary Ticketing Stance
French Government Maintains Anti-Secondary Ticketing Stance 3:12 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 3:12 AM, Gideon Gottfried Federico Gambarini/picture alliance via Getty Images EURO 2016 Final between Portugal ... more
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Ariana Grande Adds European 'Sweetener World Tour' Dates
Ariana Grande Adds European 'Sweetener World Tour' Dates 4:59 AM, Gideon Gottfried Christopher Polk / Getty Images for Coachella) Ariana Grande Joins Kygo for a surprise appearance at Coachella 2018 A... more
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DEAG Classics Promotes Jacqueline Zich To Chief Operating Officer In Germany
DEAG Classics Promotes Jacqueline Zich To Chief Operating Officer In Germany 6:27 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 6:27 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 By: Gideon Gottfried DEAG A great team From left: Jacqueline Zich, ... more
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Single Mothers Announce North American Tour
Not only that, the band are premiering the animated video for its (almost) title track "Tan Line (Like Passing Through A Wall)" with Kerrang! Read » more
@fyimusicnews.ca
Richard Mills Takes A Bow, But Expect An Encore!
Richard Mills signs off from The Feldman Agency this week after two-plus decades of travelling the world and doing what many peer agents might think the impossible, namely developing careers and generating income for a genre of artists that don’t often fit the mold of today's hits.

But let’s start at the beginning, shall we?

Born in Trinidad, and raised in the prairies, Mills is a formidable figure in person. One might guess him as an IT executive, or perhaps a linebacker... more
@Wintersleep
RT @CBCMusic: The winners of the #CBCMusicClass Challenge have been announced in all seven categories! Did your school win 5K in new musica… more
 
@pollstar.com
2018 THE YEAR IN LIVE: The Industry Weighs In (And Everything Is Awesome!)
5:00 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 By: Andy Gensler Ben Birchall / PA Images via Getty Images Rational Exuberance: With many in the live business saying 2018 was their best year yet and data to support that ... more
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How Ed Sheeran’s 2018 Divide Tour Set The All-Time Touring Record
How Ed Sheeran’s 2018 Divide Tour Set The All-Time Touring Record 5:00 AM, Andy Gensler Ed Sheeran with manager Stuart Camp $432,398,856 is an audacious number. So is 4,860,482. A tour gross of the fi... more
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Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Founder Michael Warner Hart Dies
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Founder Michael Warner Hart Dies 7:25 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 By: Gideon Gottfried Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival The festival's founder Michael Warner Hart passed away... more
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Alabama Announce 50th Anniversary Tour; 27 North American Dates Kick Off In January
Alabama Announce 50th Anniversary Tour; 27 North American Dates Kick Off In January 6:56 AM, Eric Renner Brown null Alabama null Alabama announced Monday that they'll hit the road in 2019 for a 50th a... more
@The Blue Stones
RT @shawnyeager: So much good new music this year, including a welcome resurgence of guitar rock, like @thebluestones. https://t.co/Go4qZpL… more
 
@pollstar.com
Year End Special Features: Top Tours, Ticket Sales Charts, Industry Pros Weigh In On 2018
5:00 AM, Monday, 12/17/2018 By: Pollstar Christopher Polk / Getty Images for iHeartMedia Ed Sheeran Taylor Swift Back To The Future: Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, pictured together at the 2017 Jingle B... more
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Greg Godovitz's Final Farewell To Goddo
Greg Godovitz's Final Farewell To Goddo Greg Godovitz at the Phoenix Saturday, Dec. 15. Greg Godovitz's Final Farewell To Goddo Talent Dec 17, 2018 by David Farrell Comments Goddo played its farewell ... more
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Today, Jim Jj Johnston Salutes Julie Adam
Today, Jim Jj Johnston Salutes Julie Adam Today, Jim Jj Johnston Salutes Julie Adam Broadcasting Dec 17, 2018 by Jim Jj Johnston Comments Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018 we pay tribute daily to o... more
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Newcomer Sage Harris Lands Major Supporters
Newcomer Sage Harris Lands Major Supporters Sage Harris in the diner with the "girlfriend" Newcomer Sage Harris Lands Major Supporters Dec 17, 2018 by Karen Bliss Comments Newcomer Sage Harris, manage... more
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Wintersleep Announce `In the Land Of` LP, Share New Single And Tour Dates
They`ve mapped out a North American tour with Partner. Read » more
@James Barker Band
WILLY LOOKING GOOD more
 
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Mark Ronson Is Tops This Week With A Track Featuring Miley Cyrus
Mark Ronson Is Tops This Week With A Track Featuring Miley Cyrus Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus together again. Mark Ronson Is Tops This Week With A Track Featuring Miley Cyrus Dec 17, 2018 by FYI Staff ... more
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Media Beat: December 17, 2018
Media Beat: December 17, 2018 Media Beat Media Beat: December 17, 2018 Media Dec 17, 2018 by David Farrell Comments James Cridland’s predictions for radio in 2019 Most of his bets on changes in the co... more
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FYI's Back Pages From 2018: The News In Review
FYI's Back Pages From 2018: The News In Review FYI's Back Pages From 2018: The News In Review Dec 17, 2018 by Nick Krewen Comments Top Stories of 2018 from the FYI Music News archive Drake dominated e... more
@Tami Neilson
Whaaaaaaat?? “Stay Outta My Business” is included in @PopMatters Best Songs of 2018! #sassafrass #popmatters… https://t.co/hmbobTLarN more
 
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Music Biz Headlines, Dec. 17, 2018
Music Biz Headlines, Dec. 17, 2018 Jennifer Castle FB photo Music Biz Headlines, Dec. 17, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 by Kerry Doole Comments Jennifer Castle finds death becomes her as dark album becomes a hit ... more
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Cardi B Speaks Out After Fans Bash Offset For Interrupting Her Set
Over the weekend, Cardi B co-headlined the second night of the Rolling Loud festival in Los Angeles, along with Lil Uzi Vert. During her set, though, her estranged husband, Migos's Offset , crashed th... more
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Watch Paul McCartney Bring Out Ringo Starr and Ronnie Wood for "Get Back"
By Sarah Murphy Paul McCartney is in the midst of his "Freshen Up Tour," supporting his latest LP Egypt Station , but the former Beatle dug deep into his back catalogue and brought out some special gu... more
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Glass Tiger Added As Very Special Guests To Corey Hart The Never Surrender Tour 2019
Tickets on sale now! Read » more
@Raffi Cavoukian
heartbreakingly clear. “only thing we need more than hope.. is action.” BRAVO. 🌎🌟🙏👏 15 yr old teenager… https://t.co/mqi9CZ0hHw more
 
@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @reggcohn: News Flash: Doug Ford complains acting OPP chief Brad Blair violated Police Act by accusing premier's office of improprieties… more
 
@Billboard
Alessia Cara Gets Mellow on `Tonight Show` With Emotional `Out of Love`: Watch
Watch Cara`s raw Tonight Show performance now » more
@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @CNET: Marshall became an in-demand director with hits including 1988's feel-good comedy Big starring Tom Hanks. https://t.co/FBPWm3N026 more
 
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Hipgnosis Songs acquires 100% of Tricky Stewart music catalog
Merck Mercuriadis’s Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited has acquired a music catalog from American record producer, songwriter, music publisher and multiple Grammy winner Christopher “Tricky” Stewart. The co... more
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Vick Bain steps down as CEO of BASCA - Music Business Worldwide
Widely respected executive Vick Bain is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA). Bain was appointed CEO in 2012 and spent a total ... more
@⚡️Common Holly🍍
RT @mitskileaks: Just want to share, since I didn't realize until a few years ago, and it still blows my mind: The verse and chorus melodie… more