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Rick James’ Intense Rivalry With Prince Nearly Came to Blows

The Daily Beast 16 Jun 2021
He was also territorial, and when a funky new artist by the name of Prince exploded onto the scene, James saw the musical prodigy as a threat to his throne. “My manager brought some tapes over and said, ‘Well, there’s this kid who’s got this record, ‘I Want to Be Your Lover,’ and I loved that record.
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Nadine Coyle’s birthday celebrated… but fans can’t resist poking fun at infamous ‘Gemini’ TV moment

Belfast Telegraph 16 Jun 2021
While she was disqualified from the show following her slip-up, it didn’t do her career any harm – in fact some argue it worked in her favour – with Irish music manager Louis Walsh encouraging her to enter the UK version of the show, Popstars ... The comedian Michael Fry, known online for his political satire ‘indie hits’ music covers, wrote ... Read More.
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‘Best restaurant experience’ in Kyoto, ‘amazing’ French food in Hong Kong, and top Japanese cuisine ...

South China Morning Post 16 Jun 2021
Rumiko Hasegawa is the founder and managing director of More Than Musical, which will present a modern ...
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‘Gone Girl’ actor dies after hit-and-run

The Lufkin News 16 Jun 2021
She acted on stage regularly, including Broadway appearances in the Neil Simon play “Rumors” in 1988, in the musical “High Society” in 1998 and in the Noel Coward play “Present Laughter” in 2010. Her manager, David Williams, said Banes was hit as she was crossing ...
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Gone Girl actor Lisa Banes dies 10 days after hit-and-run

Dawn 16 Jun 2021
She acted on stage regularly, including Broadway appearances in the Neil Simon play Rumours in 1988, in the musical High Society in 1998 and in the Noel Coward play Present Laughter in 2010. Her manager, David Williams, said Banes was hit as she was crossing Amsterdam Avenue on ...
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Spice Girls turn 25: ‘Wannabe’ set for re-release to celebrate anniversary of smash-hit song

The National 16 Jun 2021
Made up of five Brits – Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner (then Halliwell), also known as Posh, Scary, Sporty, Baby and Ginger – Spice Girls, put together by music manager Simon Fuller, would go on to become the best-selling girl group of all time ... Read More. The AI pop star ... .
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Spice Girls turn 25: ‘Wannabe’ set for rerelease to celebrate the anniversary of the smash hit song

The National 16 Jun 2021
Made up of five Brits – Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner, also known as Posh, Scary, Sporty, Baby and Ginger – Spice Girls, put together by music manager, Simon Fuller, would go on to become the best-selling girl group of all time ... Overall, the group has sold more than 90 million records worldwide ... .
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June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Log Cabin Democrat 16 Jun 2021
The month of June is recognized as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month (ABAM) ... It is also a good time to make a plan to improve your own brain and cognitive health ... Unplug and disconnect ... Meditation, exercise, listening to music or returning to a favorite activity you have missed during the pandemic are just some ways to manage stress ... .
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Top music industry executives still overwhelmingly white and male, says USC report

Finger Lakes Times 15 Jun 2021
The study from USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, released Tuesday morning, spells out just how stratified the music industry remains in its executive and professional ranks ... The study did find that certain lanes of the music industry, like A&R and >management, got closer to proportional representation.
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The Music Industry Has a Long Way to Go on Diversity, USC Annenberg Report Concludes

Yahoo Music 15 Jun 2021
Breaking down the results by company category, the report notes that music groups (UMG, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group) had the greatest share of underrepresented (26.3%) and Black (23.7%) executives on their senior management teams. Live music and concert promotion ...
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Music industry executives still overwhelmingly white and male, says USC report

The Los Angeles Times 15 Jun 2021
The study from USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, released Tuesday morning, spells out just how stratified the music industry remains in its executive and professional ranks ... The study did find that certain lanes of the music industry, like A&R and >management, got closer to proportional representation ... Music.
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JOIN OUR LIVE EVENT ON JULY 8: How TikTok has transformed the music industry

Business Insider 15 Jun 2021
TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling presents at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA ... TikTok has had an outsize impact on the music industry ... Celine Joshua is the general manager of commercial, content and artist strategy at Universal Music Group (UMG).
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MusiCares Announces Final $2M COVID-19 Relief Funding

The Source 15 Jun 2021
The company already reportedly distributed $25 million to tens of thousands of music professionals, and plan to distribute $2 million more. “The pandemic has been devastating to musicians, tour managers, stage crews, and so many others that are involved in making music happen,” MusiCares executive director Laura Segura said.
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Here’s How White and Male the Execs of the Music Business Are

Rollingstone 15 Jun 2021
It details the gender and race makeup of executive-level managers across the music business — and unsurprisingly, the Institute’s findings suggest significant room for more diverse ranks among the most powerful leaders in music.
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Mimlife’s Kimilist talks about journey and ‘Sika’

Ghana Web 15 Jun 2021
How did music start for you? ... I’m working on some new music and fans should expect more heat from me, also with the help of my management I’m getting my brand and music recognized on the international market and also to make sure my songs leave a lasting impact on other young artists from generations to come.

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