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4/17/17
MUSEXPO 2017: GLOBAL MANAGER AND LIVE FORUM OVERVIEW



MUSEXPO 2017 is set to return for the 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - 3rd of May 2017. Joining the event’s reimagined programming are the Global Managers Futurecast and Live Forum sessions that will bring attendees insight from the leading minds in the live entertainment and talent management spaces.

MUSEXPO 2017 manager’s session welcomes talent managers who represent the likes of Bridgit Mendler, Dr. Luke, HAIM, Future Cut, Greg Wells, Lissie, Tash Sultana, twenty one pilots and Vance Joy among others including: Chris Woltman - Founder, Element1 Music; Jaddan Comerford - Founder, UNIFIED; Jon Lieberberg - Manager, Roc Nation; Mark Beaven - Founder & Co-CEO, Advanced Alternative Media, Inc.; and Peter Leak - Manager, Red Light Management.

Chris Woltman Jaddan Comerford Jon Lieberberg Mark Beaven Peter Leak

And among the live entertainment executives joining this year’s live forum are included: Jbeau Lewis - Music Agent, United Talent Agency; Jobst-Henning Neermann - Head of Marketing & Strategic Marketing, KBK Konzert-Künstleragentur GmbH (Germany); Jon Pleeter - VP of Concerts, ICM Partners; Peter Smidt - Creative Director, EuroSonic Noorderslag; Steve Strange - Founding Partner, X-ray Touring (agent for Coldplay, Eminem, Queens of the Stoneage)and Tom Hoppa - Booker, Latitude 38 Entertainment (BottleRock Napa Valley/Live Nation).



MUSEXPO 2017 TO DELIVER INSPIRING ROUND OF KEYNOTES & PRESENTATIONS

Among the many unique and innovative forums at MUSEXPO (April 30 - May 3), including a Spotlight on India and an exclusive “Meet The Film Producers & Creatives” session, are a number of keynote interviews and presentations featuring leading executives from across the A&R, media and tech industries.

Jason Flom Mark Sutherland Greg Hammer Tim Ingham Rishi Shah Mandar Thakur

Kicking off Sunday’s A&R EXPO is widely-successful A&R executive Jason Flom (Founder & CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing) being interviewed by Music Week Editor, Mark Sutherland. Among the many acts Flom has helped launch to the global stage are included the likes of Katy Perry, Jessie J, Lorde, Kid Rock, Matchbox 20, Skid Row, Tori Amos and Jewel among others. This inspiring interview will delve into Flom’s past, present and future take on the art that is A&R and is not to be missed!

Also taking place as part of Sunday’s A&R EXPO activities is a keynote interview with Red Bull Records’ Managing Director, Greg Hammer, conducted by Tim Ingham (Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide). As a leading indie “brand” label, Red Bull Records has led the charge on successfully integrating music and artists into an existing brand culture, while solidifying itself as its own fully-independent label operation.

As part of MUSEXPO 2017’s Spotlight On India focus, there will be feature interviews with two of India’s leading music and media entrepreneurs. On Monday, May 1st, respected journalist Emmanuel Legrand will be in conversation with Rishi Shah, the Founder & CEO of Indian media outlet, RAVE. Also on Monday, Times Music India’s COO, Mandar Thakur, will be interviewed by Ralph Simon (CEO & Founder, Mobilium Global) as he goes in-depth on the recent growth and monetization of the music and media industry in India and Southeast Asia. For anyone interested in better understanding the Indian/SE Asian markets, these keynotes, and the Spotlight On India panel following, are must-attend events.

Craig Kallman Monte Lipman Avery Lipman John Amato Sir Lucian Grainge

Wrapping up Monday’s keynote sessions is a presentation by music tech start-up, Spotlite Media as the company’s General Manager and Co-Founder, Gary Chen unveils this unique music video creating/sharing network to the global music audience in attendance. Chen’s history in the music/tech space is extensive, having been a former partner in helping launch China’s first digital storefront as well as helping launch Google Music China.

Continuing MUSEXPO’s focus on the music and A&R process, Tuesday, May 2nd’s programming will welcome the highly-successful Chairman & CEO of Atlantic Records Group, Craig Kallman. Kallman will be in conversation with Music Business Worldwide’s Tim Ingham, as he shares the inspiring story of his accent from selling dance records on the street from a shopping cart, to leading one of the most successful multi-national label’s in the world.

Capping off Tuesday’s conference programming is a feature keynote with Republic Records’ Co-Founders & Chief Executives, Monte and Avery Lipman. Monte and Avery will be interviewed by John Amato (President, The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group) as part of MUSEXPO 2017 honoring them with its highly-coveted “International Music Persons of the Year Award.” The interview will precede Wednesday’s Awards Luncheon which will see special awards presentations to Monte and Avery from Sir Lucian Grainge (Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group), The City of Los Angeles and Leron Gubler (President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce) to recognize their significant contributions to the worldwide music community.

For more information on MUSEXPO 2017 and to register, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



4/10/17
GLOBAL FILM, TV, SYNCH, TRAILERS, ON-DEMAND, BRANDS & MORE JOIN MUSEXPO’S 7TH ANNUAL GLOBAL SYNCH & BRAND FORUMS



MUSEXPO will return for the 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - May 3rd 2017. MUSEXPO has also unveiled a revamp to the events programming including a special focus on India, brands engagement, a strong focus on global A&R with a full day dedicated to the A&R EXPO (as part of the MUSEXPO program) and the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR and more), as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business. Additionally, the event will bring a unique approach to synchronization with its “Meet The Film Producers and Creatives” forum.

Alan Ritchson Alex Patsavas Amani Duncan Anurag Rao Bobby Gumm Carter Armstrong

Ged Doherty Joe Belliotti Mamie Coleman Pieter Viljoen Saugato Bhowmik Scott Burnell

Steve Knill Soham Mehta Thomas Golubic Tracey Trench Tricia Holloway Ward Hake

Among the film/TV, synch, brands and agency community leaders that are already confirmed to participate at the event are: actor Alan Ritchson (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Smallville, Blue Mountain State, Lazer Team); Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (The Twilight Saga, Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girl, Mad Men, Supernatural, Rescue Me); Amani Duncan, Sr. Vice President, Music, MTV; Anurag Rao - Founder/CEO, Canvas Talent India (Bollywood Film/TV Music Supervisor); Bobby Gumm - VP of Music, Trailer Park (trailers for Mad Max: Fury Road, Suicide Squad, Avengers: Age of Ultron); Carter Armstrong - Sr. VP Film & TV, peermusic (La La Land, Divergent, Godzilla, The Hangover); Ged Doherty - Co-Founder, Raindog Films (Eye In The Sky, The Loving); Joe Belliotti - Head of Global Music Marketing, Coca-Cola; Mamie Coleman - VP Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Saugato Bhowmik - EVP & Business Head, Consumer Products & Integrated Network Solutions, Viacom 18 Live India (MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon); Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Mgmt., Ford Motor Co.; Soham Mehta - Movie Producer (Run The Tide, Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Steve Knill - EVP, Global Sports & Ent’t Consulting, GMR Marketing; Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T., Premonition); Thomas Golubic - Founder, SuperMusicVision (Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul); Tracey Trench - Owner/Producer, Tracey Trench Productions (The Pink Panther, Herbie - Fully Loaded, Just Married); Tricia Holloway - Head of Music, FREEFORM; Ward Hake - Vice President, TV Music, Twentieth Century FOX Television and many more to be unveiled!

In addition, Pepsi is confirmed as a partner of the 4th annual “Int’l Music Industry Awards” exclusively at MUSEXPO on Wednesday, May 3rd along with brands such Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Red Bull Records, Etihad Airways, CellarPass, Jessup Cellars, Foundry, Lloyd, Times India, Gaana, Universal Music Group, Republic Records, YouTube/Google, Apple, Sony Music, Warner Music, Mom+Pop Music, PodcastOne, BBC, Atlantic Records, ADLI Law, Greenberg Traurig, Island Records, Saavn, peermusic, Lava Records, Eurosonic, Live Nation, Electronic Arts, Spotlite Media, SESAC, MQA, Sire Records, Billboard, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Music Business Worldwide, Music Week, Digital Music News, AllAccess.com and many others attending the event.

To register for MUSEXPO and the outlined program above click HERE. For additional questions contact Tyler at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



4/3/17
GLOBAL MUSIC BUSINESS POWER PLAYERS JOIN
N. AMERICA’S MOST TRUSTED MUSIC BUSINESS EVENT



MUSEXPO 2017, taking place April 30th - May 3rd at the W Hotel in Hollywood, will bring together global music industry innovators and leaders for its 2017 program later this month. The event has continued to confirm some of the most inspiring minds from across the worldwide music and media landscape.

Sir Lucian Grainge Monte Lipman Avery Lipman Amani Duncan Andrew Kronfeld Craig Kallman

David Massey Jason Flom Jim Berk John Amato Mike Jbara Zach Katz

Influential music business executives including: Sir Lucian Grainge - Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; Monte Lipman & Avery Lipman - Co-Founders & Co-Executives, Republic Records; Amani Duncan - Sr. Vice President, Music, MTV; Andrew Kronfeld - Executive Vice President, Marketing, Universal Music Group; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; David Massey - President & CEO, Island Records; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jim Berk - CEO, PodcastOne; John Amato - President, The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group; Mark Sutherland - Editor, Music Week (UK); Mike Jbara - CEO, MQA; Ron Bension - President, House Of Blues Entertainment, Live Nation; Seymour Stein - Co-Founder, Sire Records and Vice President, Warner Bros. Records; Tim Ingham - Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide; Zach Katz - President, Repertoire & Marketing, U.S., BMG; and many others are just a few of the massive names attending and participating at this year’s MUSEXPO in Los Angeles.

It’s an event anyone vested in the U.S. and global music business cannot afford to miss!

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a special discount to attend. Contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com to access the discount and attend this essential global music gathering!



MUSEXPO REVEALS FULL PROGRAM FOR ITS 2017 L.A. EDITION



MUSEXPO 2017 is fast approaching and as the event prepares for its 13th edition, taking place at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30 - May 3, it has announced its full agenda. This year’s event has attracted leaders from all facets of the music and media industry through a program reboot that includes a unique approach to synchronization with a “Meet The Film Producers & Creatives” focus, brands engagement, and the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR and more), as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business.

Also taking place at the Wednesday lunch event will be the 4th annual “International Music Industry Awards” presented in partnership with Pepsi along with co-hosts AllAccess.com, Live Nation and Times Music India. The awards will once again recognize the contributions of those executives from the global industry who have remained innovative and passionate about the continued health and positive evolution of our global music community. The awards will be preceded by the “Int’l Music Persons of the Year” award honoring Monte and Avery Lipman, Co-Founders & Co-Executives, Republic Records with special awards presentations from Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; the City of Los Angeles and Leron Gubler, President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

To view the full MUSEXPO 2017 event program, click HERE.

For additional information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2017 and the “Int’l Music Awards” VIP luncheon, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



MUSEXPO 2017 WELCOMES LEADERS FROM THE INDIAN MUSIC & MEDIA INDUSTRY FOR A SPOTLIGHT FOCUS



MUSEXPO’s 2017 edition will also welcome a special focus on India as it has confirmed participation from some of the region’s most forward-thinking and innovative executives.

India continues to be one of the world’s fastest growing and viable economies and is poised for significant expansion in the music, digital, streaming, live, synch and artist sponsorship sectors in the coming years. India is also the largest English language speaking country on Earth, boasts the biggest population of millennials and is rapidly evolving into an important territory of future opportunities for the international music business. MUSEXPO delegates will get rare face-to-face time with some of India’s leading music-related companies vested in copyrights, live, mobile, digital, streaming, brand engagement, media and more, ats they share their insight on how Western music businesses can enhance their opportunities on one of the planet’s fastest developing markets of opportunity.

Anurag Rao Girish "Bobby" Talwar Jaideep Singh Mandar Thakur Prashan Agarwal

Paramdeep Singh Rishi Shah Shridhar Subramaniam Soham Mehta

Among the Indian executives and companies already confirmed to attend are included: Anurag Rao - Founder & CEO, Canvas Talent & Co-Founder & CEO, Farout Media; Girish “Bobby” Talwar - Co-Founder, OML & Director, Weirdass Comedy; Jaideep Singh - Managing Director, Volocity Media; Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music India; Paramdeep Singh - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Saavn; Prashan Agarwal - COO, Gaana; Rishi Shah - Founder, Maharishi LLC; Shridar Subramaniam - President, Sony Music India & Middle East; Soham Mehta - Film Producer (Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); and many more to be announced!

For more information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



MUSEXPO 2017 TUESDAY NIGHT EMERGING TALENT REVEALED

MUSEXPO 2017 continues to unveil its exceptional unsigned, or booking, publishing, synch and licensing friendly global showcasing talent for the events’ 13th edition. Among Tuesday, May 2nd’s acts are included: France’s Adam Naas; Dutch act Benny Sings; Sweden’s Bracelet; Scottish outfit Catholic Action; Australia’s Juliana; N. America’s Polaroid Summer; and Tamzene from Scotland.


These acts and more top emerging international and U.S. talent are set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 30-May 3 to the legendary S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Most of the talent is available for signing, licensing, booking, legal representation and/or publishing.

Click HERE to get more information on the artists listed and all other MUSEXPO showcasing acts.



3/27/17
MUSEXPO 2017 BRINGS SOME OF WORLD’S LEADING A&R’S TO LOS ANGELES



MUSEXPO’s 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles is fast approaching, bringing with it a reimagined program that includes a focus on India, a unique approach to synch through its “Meet The Film Producers & Creatives” forum and more. Amidst the sessions focused on the evolving aspects of the music and media sectors, MUSEXPO’s core focus still revolves around the art of A&R as it once again brings together some of the most successful, innovative and inspiring A&R minds in the world.

A&R remains the lifeblood and nucleus of the global music industry. Without great songs and artists, there is no music business. As our ecosystem continues to evolve with changing consumption platforms, data/metrics, revenue streams and more, A&R only continues to grow in importance, especially as social, digital and mobile arenas fuel the increasingly over stimulated consumer. MUSEXPO 2017 will provide delegates with a diverse cross-section of experience and insight into the art of A&R - Artists & Repertoire, Artists & Relationships and Artists & Revenue!

Alex da Kid Aton Ben-Horin Avery Lipman Craig Kallman Jason Jordan Jason Flom

Maureen Kenny Mio Vukovic Monte Lipman Pete Ganbarg Robin Jenssen Savan Kotecha

Seymour Stein Shridar Subramaniam Thaddeus Rudd Tuff Morgan Zach Katz

Joining MUSEXPO’s various A&R and creative focused activities are included: Alex da Kid - Grammy-winning producer & Founder, KIDinaKORNER; Aton Ben-Horin - Global VP of A&R, Warner Music Group; Avery Lipman - Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jason Jordan - Sr. VP of A&R, Republic Records; Maureen Kenny - Sr. VP of A&R, Atlantic Records; Mio Vukovic - Sr. VP of A&R/Head of Creative, Disney Music Group; Monte Lipman - Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Pete Ganbarg - Head Of A&R, Atlantic Records Group; Robin Jenssen - VP & General Manager, EKKO Music Rights (Sweden); Savan Kotecha - writer/producer (The Weeknd, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder & Chairman, Sire Records & VP, Warner Bros Records; Shridhar Subramaniam - President India & Middle East, Sony Music Entertainment; Thaddeus Rudd - Co-President & Co-Owner, Mom+Pop Music; Vincent “Tuff” Morgan - Director of Pop & Urban, peermusic; Zach Katz - President, Repertoire & Marketing, U.S., BMG; and many others to be unveiled soon.

To see a list of all of the executives already confirmed to join MUSEXPO 2017 click HERE.

For more information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



MUSEXPO 2017 ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF GLOBAL SHOWCASE TALENT

Continuing the unveiling of MUSEXPO 2017’s exceptional global showcasing talent, among Monday, May 1st’s acts are included Poland’s Chemia; Norway’s Egil Olsen; N. America’s Lauren Waller; Indonesia’s Neonomora; Australia’s Palace of the King; N. America’s Shayna Leigh; and New Zealand’s Theia.


These acts and more top emerging international and U.S. talent are set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 30 - May 2 to the legendary S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Most of the talent is available for signing, licensing, booking, legal representation and/or publishing.

Click HERE to get more information on the artists listed and all other MUSEXPO showcasing acts.



3/20/17
MUSEXPO 2017 ANNOUNCES SHOWCASING ARTISTS - WHO’S NEXT TO JOIN THE RANKS OF ARTISTS LAUNCHED FROM THE MUSEXPO STAGE?



Over the year’s MUSEXPO has helped numerous artists get discovered, signed and/or launched across the U.S. or globe via the focused showcase opportunities it provides. Whether its Katy Perry, LMFAO, Jessie J, Teddybears, Frank Turner, Robyn, The Chevin, The Temper Trap, Forest Blakk, Sheppard, Audur, Jack Savoretti, Thomas Azier, Missy Higgins, Laleh, Gavin James, Birds of Tokyo, Avalanche City, Gin Wigmore, Ida Maria or countless others who have taken the stage prior to their global success - MUSEXPO has always provided proactive industry, fans and others a chance to be the first to find the next great new discovery, no matter what continent the artists come from.


An array of top emerging international and U.S. talent is set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 30 - May 3. This inspiring tier of unearthed global talent will showcase at the legendary S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Most of the talent is available for signing, licensing, booking, legal representation and/or publishing.

The first night of MUSEXPO’s artist showcases on Sunday, April 30th will feature Sweden’s Andreas Moss; New Zealand’s Ben Hazlewood; N. America’s Diana DeMuth; the UK’s Lovestarrs; N. America’s Melanie Pfirrman; Indonesia’s Speaker First; and Switzerland’s Veronica Fusaro.

Click HERE to get more information on the artists listed and more.



3/13/17
MUSEXPO 2017 ADDS MORE LEADING INDUSTRY INNOVATORS TO LOS ANGELES PROGRAM



MUSEXPO 2017 is just under two months away and the event continues to attract industry leaders, innovators and influencers, as well as those seeking to enhance their business and creative opportunities and global music business network. MUSEXPO's 13th addition takes place at the W Hotel in Hollywood from April 30th - May 3rd.

MUSEXPO 2017 will deliver an evolved program for 2017, featuring a special focus on India, a unique approach to synchronization with a “Meet The Film Producers & Creatives” forum, digital/streaming, block-chain, VR, global A&R, publishing, marketing, monetizing new global music platforms and markets; discovery of global talent (MUSEXPO has been very lucrative for many labels, publishers, booking agents, brands, synch agents and promoters over the years to unearth incredible talent) and much more.

Alex da Kid Aton Ben-Horin Jaddan Comerford Jaideep Singh Jbeau Lewis

Joe Belliotti Mark Beaven Prashan Agarwal Rishi Shah Robin Jenssen

The event has already confirmed a number of highly influential and inspiring executives from various companies to participate at the event. Among last week’s additions to the speaker line-up are: Alex da Kid - Award-winning producer and Founder & CEO, KIDinaKORNER; Aton Ben-Horin - Global VP of A&R, Warner Music Group; Jaddan Comerford - Founder & CEO, Unified; Jaideep Singh - Managing Director APAC & Middle East, Volocity Media and Chairman APAC & Middle East Board, Ignition Creative; Jbeau Lewis - Agent, UTA; Joe Belliotti - Head of Global Music Marketing, Coca-Cola; Mark Beaven - Founder & Co-CEO, Advanced Alternative Media, Inc.; Prashan Agarwal - COO, Gaana; Rishi Shah - Founder, Maharishi LLC (RAVE India); Robin Jenssen - VP & General Manager, EKKO and many others to be unveiled soon.

A&R Worldwide readers are eligible for a 10% discount on registration which can be accessed by clicking HERE. For more information on MUSEXPO 2017, the event program, and discount hotel rates, visit www.musexpo.net or contact tyler@anrworldwide.com.



2/27/17
MUSEXPO 2017 LOS ANGELES UNVEILS GROWING LIST OF CREATIVE & BUSINESS MINDS TO ITS SPEAKER LINEUP



Monte Lipman & Avery Lipman
MUSEXPO will return for the 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - 3rd of May 2017. Unveiling a revamp to the event’s programming including a special focus on India, a unique approach to synchronization with a “Meet The Directors” focus, brands engagement, and the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR and more), its extensive creative and A&R forums, as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business.

Additionally MUSEXPO 2017 will be presenting its highly coveted “International Music Person of the Year” award to Republic Records Co-Founders & Chief Executives Monte Lipman and Avery Lipman during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd. Both Monte and Avery have one of the best track records of signing and breaking global acts into the U.S. market, as well as launching U.S. acts on to the international stage.

The event has already confirmed a number of other highly influential and inspiring executives from various companies to participate at the event including Pepsi, BBC Radio, Spotify, Atlantic Records, Republic Records, EA Games, Universal Music Group, 20th Century Fox, Disney Music Group, Times Music India, Ford Motor Co., Chop Shop Music Supervision, Sony Music, Warner Music Group, Coca-Cola, ICM Partners, Rock Paper Scissors, peermusic Publishing, Greenberg Traurig, Music Week, Variety, Eurosonic, OML India, Canvas Talent and many more and has just confirmed to its lineup this week the following:

Anurag Rao Jaideep Singh Jon Kraft Tom Windish Tracey Trench

Alex da Kid - Grammy-winning producer & Founder, KIDinaKORNER; Anurag Rao -Founder & CEO, Canvas Talent & Co-Founder/CEO, Farout Media (India); Jaideep Singh - Managing Director, Volocity Media; Jon Craft - Interim CEO, MUMO, Chairman & Co-Founder, Thrively and Managing Partner, LiftOff; Tom Windish - Founder & President, Windish Agency (now at Paradigm Talent Agency); and Tracey Trench - Owner/Producer, Tracey Trench Productions.

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a special preferred discount to attend the 2017 event. Contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com for further details.

For more information on all MUSEXPO speakers, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities and conference discount hotel room bookings at the W Hotel Hollywood, visit www.musexpo.net.



1/30/17
MUSEXPO 2017 LOS ANGELES UNVEILS GROWING LIST OF CREATIVE & BUSINESS MINDS TO ITS SPEAKER LINEUP



Monte Lipman & Avery Lipman
MUSEXPO will return for the 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - 3rd of May 2017. Unveiling a revamp to the event’s programming including a special focus on India, a unique approach to synchronization with a “Meet The Directors” focus, brands engagement, and the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR and more), its extensive creative and A&R forums, as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business.

Additionally MUSEXPO 2017 will be presenting its highly coveted “International Music Person of the Year” award to Monte Lipman - Chairman & CEO, Republic Records and Avery Lipman - President & COO, Republic Records during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd. Both Monte and Avery have one of the best track records of signing and breaking global acts into the U.S. market, as well as launching U.S. acts on to the international stage.

The event has already confirmed a number of other highly influential and inspiring executives who are leaders in their respective fields including:

Arnold Peter Ben Cooper Bobby Talwar Chris Price Chris Woltman Cliff Fluet

Craig Kallman George Ergatoudis Jason Carter Jason Flom Jason Jordan Jay Cooper

Jon Pleeter Mandar Thakur Maureen Kenny Mike Walsh Mio Vukovic Pete Ganbarg

Savan Kotecha Shridhar Subramaniam Tom Hoppa Tuff Morgan Vijay Nair William Simon

Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision; Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Bobby Gumm - VP of Music, Trailer Park; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra (UK); Chris Woltman - Element1 Music (worldwide manager Twenty One Pilots); Cliff Fluet - Partner, Digital Media & Brand Entertainment, Lewis Silkin LLP & Managing Director, “Eleven”; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records; George Ergatoudis - Head Of Content Programming, Spotify UK, AU & NZ; Girish "Bobby" Talwar - Co-Founder, OML & Director, Weirdass Comedy; Jason Carter - Head Of International, BBC Introducing & Commercial; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jason Jordan - Sr. VP, A&R, Republic Records; Jay Cooper - Vice Chair, Global Media & Entertainment Practice, Greenberg Traurig; Jeremy Summers - EVP, Music, Twentieth Century Fox Television; Jon Pleeter - VP of Concerts, ICM Partners; Mamie Coleman - VP, Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music India; Maureen Kenny - Sr. VP of A&R, Atlantic Records; Mike Walsh - Deputy Programme Director & Head of Music, Radio X (UK); Mio Vukovic - Sr. VP/Head Of Creative, Disney Music Group; Pete Ganbarg - Head of A&R, Atlantic Records Group; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Ritch Esra - Co-Founder, The Music Business Registry; Savan Kotecha - Hit Songwriter/Producer; Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Bus Dev & Partner Mgmt. Ford Developer Program, Ford Motor Company; Shridhar Subramaniam - President, Sony Music India & Middle East; Soham Mehta - Film Producer (Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Steve Knill - EVP, Global Sports & Media Consulting, GMR Marketing; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive, Music, Electronic Arts; Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T, Premonition); Thomas Golubic - Owner/Music Supervisor, SuperMusicVision; Tom Hoppa - Director of Artist Relations, BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival (Latitude 38 Ent’t) & Co-Founder/Partner, Highway 29 Ent’t; Tricia Holloway - Head of Music, FREEFORM; Vijay Nair - Founder & CEO, Only Much Louder (India); Vincent "Tuff" Morgan - Director Pop & Urban, peermusic; William Simon - Global Sector Leader, Media & Entertainment, Korn Ferry and many more to be unveiled in the coming weeks!

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a special preferred discount to attend the 2017 event. Contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com for further details.

MUSEXPO showcase opportunities conclude next month. Previous artists launched or signed out of MUSEXPO include: Katy Perry, Jessie J, The Temper Trap, Sheppard, LMFAO, Gavin James, Frank Turner, Robyn, Missy Higgins, Mads Langer, Caro Emerald to name a few. For further showcase information, click HERE.

For more information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities and conference discount hotel room bookings at the W Hotel Hollywood, visit www.musexpo.net.



JOIN THE 8TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE GLOBAL SYNCH SUMMIT



Now entering its 8th year, MUSEXPO’s Global Synch Summit focus will return to the 2017 Los Angeles edition as part of MUSEXPO’s re-imagined programming which will continue to connect its attendees with leading music supervisors from film/TV, gaming, movie trailers, advertising/brands and agency platforms.

Included among this year’s synch focus is also a unique opportunity for attendees to connect directly with leading film directors and producers, currently seeking music and composers for their upcoming film projects, who control the creative direction of music and score, as well as oversee budgets and make the ultimate decisions when it comes to placing music within major motion pictures.

MUSEXPO Los Angeles’ annual summits, focused on film, TV, trailers, videogames, brands, ad agencies and retail, have led to several hundred synch deals for its attendees over the past eight years including some substantial multi-figure placements for U.S. and international managers, labels, publishers, writers, composers and artists who attend the event.

Among the synch, brand executives and creative minds already confirmed to join MUSEXPO’s programming are included:

Alan Ritchson Alex Patsavas Bobby Gumm Carter Armstrong Ged Doherty

Jeremy Summers Mamie Coleman Pieter Viljoen Scott Burnell Steve Knill

Soham Mehta Steve Schnur Sunil Perkash Thomas Golubic Tricia Holloway

Actor Alan Ritchson (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Smallville, Blue Mountain State, Lazer Team), Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (The Twilight Saga, Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girl); Bobby Gumm - VP of Music, Trailer Park (trailers for Mad Max: Fury Road, Suicide Squad, Avengers: Age of Ultron) Carter Armstrong - Sr. VP Film & TV, peermusic; Ged Doherty - Co-Founder, Raindog Films (Eye In The Sky, The Loving); Jeremy Summers - EVP of Music, Fox Television; Mamie Coleman - VP Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Bus Dev & Partner Mgmt. Ford Developer Program, Ford Motor Company; Soham Mehta - Movie Producer (Run The Tide, Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Steve Knill - EVP, Global Sports & Media Consulting, GMR Marketing; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive of Music, Electronic Arts; Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T., Premonition); Thomas Golubic - Founder, SuperMusicVision (Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul); Tricia Holloway - Head of Music, FREEFORM; and many more to be unveiled in the coming weeks!

To see a list of all of the executives already confirmed to join MUSEXPO 2017 click HERE.

For more information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



1/23/17
MUSEXPO’S INTERNATIONAL MUSIC INDUSTY AWARDS VOTING CLOSES NEXT WEEK



The 4th annual “International Music Industry Awards,” presented in partnership with Pepsi, will once again take place at MUSEXPO 2017 (one of the global music industry’s essential yearly gatherings) in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at the W Hotel Hollywood. These awards will have no territorial boundaries and will recognize the work and vision of leaders and creators from all sectors connected to music from communities in N. America, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Eastern Europe, Australia and beyond - be it the emerging, independent or major executives, or sectors of our industry.

The “International Music Industry Awards” encompass all aspects of the creative and commercial music community including: A&R, publishing, synch, radio, live, management, brands, performing rights organizations, digital and more. Nominees will be selected based on single votes from professionals of all sectors of the worldwide music industry, as well as criteria based upon their contributions to the overall positive evolution of their respective areas of the music industry.

Many executives have been present to accept this recognition from their peers including: Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Group; Ben Weeden - COO, House Of Blues Ent’t; Clotaire Buche - Founder, Junzi Arts (France); Daniel Glass - President & Founder, Glassnote Entertainment Group; George Ergatoudis - Head of Content Programming, Spotify UK, AUS & NZ (accepted award as Head Of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra); Greg Hammer - Managing Director, Red Bull Records; Ian James - Managing Director, Mushroom Music Publishing; Jens-Markus Wegener - Managing Director, Imagem Music Germany; Josh Binder - Partner, Davis Shapiro & Lewit, LLP; Korda Marshall - Sr. VP, BMG & Founder, Infectious Records; Michael Chugg - Founder & President, Chugg Entertainment; Myles Keller - Sr. VP, Membership N. America, PRS For Music (UK); Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records UK; Neil Warnock - Worldwide Head Of Music, UTA; Sarah Stennett - Founder & CEO, First Access Entertainment; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Steve Strange - Co-Founder, X-ray Touring; Zach Katz - President, U.S. Repertoire & Marketing, BMG and many others.

Voting is currently open HERE until the end of the day on January 31st. Join your global music community now in recognizing the contributions of innovators from all aspects of the worldwide music industry. For more information on the awards and MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net.



12/12/16
MUSEXPO 2017 PRESENTS ITS 8TH ANNUAL EDITION OF GLOBAL SYNCH & BRANDS FOCUS



Now entering its 8th year, MUSEXPO’s Global Synch & Brands focus will return to the 2017 Los Angeles edition as part of MUSEXPO’s re-imagined programming which will continue to connect its attendees with leading music supervisors from film/TV, gaming, movie trailers, advertising/brands and agency platforms.

Included among this year’s synch focus is also a unique opportunity for attendees to connect directly with leading film directors and producers, currently seeking music and composers for their upcoming film projects, who control the creative direction of music and score, as well as oversee budgets and make the ultimate decisions when it comes to placing music within major motion pictures.

MUSEXPO Los Angeles’ annual summits, focused on film, TV, trailers, videogames, brands, ad agencies and retail, have led to several hundred synch deals for its attendees over the past eight years including some substantial multi-figure placements for U.S. and international managers, labels, publishers, writers, composers and artists who attend the event.

Alan Ritchson Alex Patsavas Bobby Gumm Carter Armstrong Ged Doherty Jeremy Summers

Mamie Coleman Pieter Viljoen Soham Mehta Steve Schnur

Sunil Perkash Thomas Golubic Tricia Holloway

Among the synch, brand executives and creative minds already confirmed to join MUSEXPO’s programming are included: actor Alan Ritchson (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Smallville, Blue Mountain State, Lazer Team), Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (The Twilight Saga, Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girl); Bobby Gumm - VP of Music, Trailer Park (trailers for Mad Max: Fury Road, Suicide Squad, Avengers: Age of Ultron) Carter Armstrong - Sr. VP Film & TV, peermusic; Ged Doherty - Co-Founder, Raindog Films (Eye In The Sky, The Loving); Jeremy Summers - EVP of Music, Fox Television; Mamie Coleman - VP Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Soham Mehta - Movie Producer (Run The Tide, Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive of Music, Electronic Arts; Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T., Premonition); Thomas Golubic - Founder, SuperMusicVision (Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul); Tricia Holloway - Head of Music, FREEFORM; and many more to be unveiled in the New Year!

To see a list of all of the executives already confirmed to join MUSEXPO 2017 click HERE.

For more information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



12/5/16
MUSEXPO 2017 CONTINUES TO CONFIRM INSPIRING LEADERS FOR LOS ANGELES PROGRAM



As MUSEXPO 2017 prepares the return of its 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - 2nd of May 2017, the event continues to confirm participation from some of the global music industry’s most respected, successful and innovative minds.

Among the recent additions to the 2017 program are included:

George Ergatoudis Jason Flom Mike Walsh Pete Ganbarg Savan Kotecha Shridar Subramaniam

George Ergatoudis - Head of Content Programming (UK, AU & NZ), Spotify
Ergatoudis joined Spotify in March 2016, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the UK radio industry. In his most recent role, Ergatoudis had served as Head of Music at BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra from 2005 until March 2016 and was responsible for championing key U.S. and U.K. talent.

Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing
Veteran music executive Jason Flom is the CEO of Lava Records and Lava Music Publishing, having previously served as Chairman and CEO at Atlantic Records, Virgin Records and Capitol Music Group, where he was personally responsible for launching acts such as Kid Rock, Katy Perry and Lorde as well as others. Jason founded Lava Records in 1995 as a joint-venture with Atlantic - one of the most successful startups in music business history. In 2009 Jason reclaimed Lava Records, forming a partnership with Republic Records and signing Lorde and Jessie J.

Mike Walsh - Deputy Programme Director & Head of Music, Radio X (UK)
With over 20 years of experience in music and media - Walsh has been managing the Xfm/Radio X brand since 2005. In previous roles, Walsh has worked with the likes of Coldplay and Blur in the promotions department of Parlophone Records, and programmed various successful radio formats for Chrysalis, Capital Radio Group and GCap.

Pete Ganbarg - Head of A&R, Atlantic Records Group
Ganbarg has served as Head of A&R for Atlantic Records since late 2008. Prior to joining Atlantic, Ganbarg served as President of Pure Tone Music, an indie label, publishing company and A&R consulting firm, and also held senior A&R positions at Arista, Epic and EMI. Prior to Atlantic, some of the artists that Ganbarg signed and/or A&R’d included Santana, Daughtry and Train as well as A&R’ing albums for the likes of Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Kenny G, Aaron Neville, Kelly Clarkson, America and David Cook. At Atlantic, among the artists that Pete has signed and/or A&R’d are included Christina Perri and Halestorm; Platinum artists Skillet, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas and Icona Pop; as well as Straight No Chaser, Birdy, In This Moment, Melanie Martinez, The Fault In Our Stars soundtrack and Twenty One Pilots.

Savan Kotecha - Hit Songwriter/Producer
Savan Harish Kotecha is a multi-Grammy and Golden Globe nominated songwriter and producer of Indian descent and from Austin, Texas. Kotecha's body of work has sold over 300 million records globally. Among the list of songs Kotecha has written are included: Ariana Grande's “Problem,” “Break Free,” “Love Me Harder,” “One Last Time,” “Side to Side” and “Into You”; The Weeknd’s “Can't Feel My Face” and “In the Night”; Ellie Goulding’s “Love Me like You Do” and “On My Mind”; Justin Beiber’s “Beauty and a Beat”; Britney Spears’ “If You Seek Amy” and “I Wanna Go”; Usher’s “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love”; Maroon 5’s “One More Night”; One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful”; Demi Lovato’s "Cool for the Summer" and “Confident”; as well as others.

Shridhar Subramaniam - President, Sony Music India & Middle East
Shridhar Subramaniam joined Sony Music India upon its inception in 1996 and has been instrumental in driving the company to achieve market leader status in India. Under his leadership, Sony Music is now a major player in international music, Hindi soundtracks, regional language music, possesses a strong roster of pop artists and has acquired a number of catalogues. Among the many roles Subramaniam has held at Sony are included MD of Sony Music Thailand and working with Sony Pictures in local language film production, before being named President of India & Middle East in 2010. He's also the Chairman of the trade organizations Indian Music Industry and Public Performance Limited.

To see the full list of confirmed participants at MUSEXPO 2017 click HERE.

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a preferred discount on registration - click HERE now to save (early bird registration expires December 9th 2016) and join these industry leaders and more! MUSEXPO 2017 attendees are also eligible for discounted room rates at the conference W Hotel Hollywood by clicking HERE.

For any additional questions regarding MUSEXPO 2017, visit www.musexpo.net or reach out to Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



11/28/16
MUSEXPO’S “INT’L MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS” RETURN FOR 4TH ANNUAL EDITION



The 4th annual “International Music Industry Awards” will once again take place at MUSEXPO 2017 (one of the global music industry’s essential yearly gatherings) in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at the W Hotel Hollywood. These awards will have no territorial boundaries and will recognize the work and vision of leaders and creators from all sectors connected to music from communities in N. America, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Eastern Europe, Australia and beyond - be it the emerging, independent or major executives, or sectors of our industry.

The “International Music Industry Awards” encompass all aspects of the creative and commercial music community including: A&R, publishing, synch, radio, live, management, brands, performing rights organizations, digital and more. Nominees will be selected based on single votes from professionals of all sectors of the worldwide music industry, as well as criteria based upon their contributions to the overall positive evolution of their respective areas of the music industry.

Among the many forward-thinking executives who have been present to accept this recognition from their peers have been included: Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Group; Ben Weeden - COO, House Of Blues Ent’t; Clotaire Buche - Founder, Junzi Arts (France); Daniel Glass - President & Founder, Glassnote Entertainment Group; George Ergatoudis - Head of Content Programming, Spotify UK, AUS & NZ (accepted award as Head Of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra); Greg Hammer - Managing Director, Red Bull Records; Ian James - Managing Director, Mushroom Music Publishing; Jens-Markus Wegener - Managing Director, Imagem Music Germany; Josh Binder - Partner, Davis Shapiro & Lewit, LLP; Korda Marshall - Sr. VP, BMG & Founder, Infectious Records; Michael Chugg - Founder & President, Chugg Entertainment; Myles Keller - Sr. VP, Membership N. America, PRS For Music (UK); Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records UK; Neil Warnock - Head Of Music, UTA; Sarah Stennett - Founder & CEO, First Access Entertainment; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Steve Strange - Co-Founder, X-ray Touring; Zach Katz - President, U.S. Repertoire & Marketing, BMG and many others.


Click HERE to make your nominations for next year’s event now. Deadline to submit your entry is 11:59PM January 31st 2017. Award recipients will be unveiled at a special awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd at MUSEXPO 2017. For more information on MUSEXPO 2017 visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



11/7/16
MEET THE BURGEONING INDIAN MUSIC BUSINESS IN
LOS ANGELES 2017



India continues to be one of the world’s fastest growing and viable economies and is poised for significant expansion in the music, digital, streaming, live, synch and artist sponsorship sectors in the coming years. India is also the largest English language speaking country on Earth, boasts the biggest population of millennials and is rapidly evolving into an important territory of future opportunities for the international music business.

Some of India’s most prolific companies vested in music, copyrights, live, mobile, digital, streaming, brand engagement, media and more will share opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies looking to amplify their business within India, during an in-depth analysis of the Indian music market at next year’s MUSEXPO Los Angeles April 30 - May 3, 2017 at the W Hotel Hollywood.

Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group Girish Bobby Talwar - VP Bookmyshow Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music India Shridar Subramaniam - President Sony Music India & Middle East

Soham Mehta - Movie Producer Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer Vijay Nair - Founder & CEO, Only Much Louder

MUSEXPO delegates will get rare one-on-one, face-to-face time with some of India’s leading music-related companies in helping Western music businesses enhance their opportunities on one of the planet’s fastest developing markets of opportunity. Attendees will also meet Indian companies seeking new business engagement with Western companies, as well as interact with Indian executives in the Bollywood and Hollywood film business, some of whom are seeking Western music for their current and future projects.

To register for MUSEXPO 2017, and participate in meeting the Indian music business in Los Angeles, contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com, or register at www.musexpo.net.



10/17/16
MUSEXPO 2017 & CELLARPASS TEAM FOR EMERGING ARTIST AWARD

   

Longtime partners, CellarPass, the leading guest management platform for the live events market, and A&R Worldwide’s MUSEXPO, one of the world’s leading music business conferences and showcase events, are teaming up to co-produce the “Rock with the Fox” awards, a global competition for aspiring music acts. In addition to a cash prize, the selected MUSEXPO 2017 showcasing act will be booked to perform at the prestigious 2017 Napa Valley Film Festival.

Contestants in the “Rock with the Fox” awards competition will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of top music industry professionals, along with CellarPass staff, during their MUSEXPO showcases at next year’s Los Angeles event, which takes place April 30 through May 2, 2017 in Hollywood, CA. The winning musical act will be announced May 3, 2017 at the awards luncheon taking place at the W Hotel Hollywood.

“CellarPass is once again delighted to partner with MUSEXPO, this time to nurture aspiring music talent with an opportunity to reach two highly influential audiences, music industry talent professionals and the celebrities and film executives that attend the annual Napa Valley Film Festival every November,” said Sarah Elliman, co-founder and CEO of CellarPass. “The winning band gets the opportunity to headline the Napa Valley Film Festival’s Gala which has become one of the most sought-after and signature event, a must-attend if you want to rub elbows with the “who’s who” of film and Napa Valley’s iconic winemakers and vintners”, continues Elliman. “The Rock with the Fox Awards further cements CellarPass’ reputation as an emerging ticketing solution for the live event marketplace.”

In addition to select members of the CellarPass executive team, the panel of judges will include: Aton Ben-Horin - Global Vice President A&R, Warner Music Group Worldwide; Marian Wolf - Director, Int’l Writer Services, BMG; Maureen Kenny - Sr. VP A&R, Atlantic Records; Jon Pleeter - VP of Concerts, ICM Partners; and Sat Bisla, Founder & President, A&R Worldwide who also hosts a highly-influential globally syndicated weekly radio program. Judges will evaluate contestants based on their demonstrated skills in performance; songwriting; social media marketing; overall stage nuances (stage presence, energy, vibe, band dynamics, audience interaction); and audience reaction from the industry executives in attendance.

Only those artists selected for a MUSEXPO 2017 showcase opportunity will be eligible for the “Rock with the Fox” award opportunity. For further information on how you can submit your band for showcasing at A&R Worldwide’s MUSEXPO 2017 visit www.musexpo.net, or contact Monte Malone at monte@anrworldwide.com for further information.



10/10/16
MUSEXPO 2017 UNVEILS FIRST ROUND OF KEY SPEAKERS TO JOIN
RE-IMAGINED LA PROGRAM




Avery Lipman (left) and Monte Lipman (right)
MUSEXPO will return for the 13th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 30th - 3rd of May 2017. Unveiling a revamp to the event’s programming including a special focus on India, a unique approach to synchronization with a “Meet The Directors” focus, brands engagement, and the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR and more), as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business.

Additionally MUSEXPO 2017 will be presenting its highly coveted “International Music Person of the Year” award to Monte Lipman - Chairman & CEO, Republic Records and Avery Lipman - President & COO, Republic Records during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd. Both Monte and Avery have one of the best track records of signing and breaking global acts into the U.S. market, as well as launching U.S. acts on to the international stage.

The event has already confirmed a number of other highly influential and inspiring executives who are leaders in their respective fields including:

Alex Patsavas Arnold Peter Ben Cooper Chris Price Chris Woltman Cliff Fluet

Craig Kallman George Ergatoudis Jason Carter Jason Jordan Jay Cooper Jeremy Summers

Mamie Coleman Maureen Kenny Mandar Thakur Mio Vukovic Pieter Viljoen Soham Mehta

Steve Schnur Sunil Perkash Tom Hoppa Tricia Holloway Vijay Nair William Simon

Alexandra Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision; Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Bobby Gumm - VP of Music, Trailer Park; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra (UK); Chris Woltman - Element1 Music (worldwide manager Twenty One Pilots); Cliff Fluet - Partner, Digital Media & Brand Entertainment, Lewis Silkin LLP & Managing Director, “Eleven”; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records; George Ergatoudis - Head Of Content Programming, Spotify UK, AU & NZ; Jason Carter - Head Of International, BBC Introducing & Commercial; Jason Jordan - Sr. VP, A&R, Republic Records;Jay Cooper - Vice Chair, Global Media & Entertainment Practice, Greenberg Traurig; Jeremy Summers - EVP, Music, Twentieth Century Fox Television; Jon Pleeter - VP of Concerts, ICM Partners; Mamie Coleman - VP, Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music India; Maureen Kenny - Sr. VP of A&R, Atlantic Records; Mio Vukovic - Sr. VP/Head Of Creative, Disney Music Group; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Soham Mehta - Film Producer (Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive, Music, Electronic Arts; Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T, Premonition); Tom Hoppa - Director of Artist Relations, BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival (Latitude 38 Ent’t) & Co-Founder/Partner, Highway 29 Ent’t; Tricia Holloway - Head of Music, FREEFORM; Vijay Nair - Founder & CEO, Only Much Louder (India); William Simon - Global Sector Leader, Media & Entertainment, Korn Ferry and many more to be unveiled in the coming weeks!

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a special preferred discount to attend the 2017 event. Contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com for further details.

For more information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities and conference discount hotel room bookings at the W Hotel Hollywood is available at www.musexpo.net.



9/19/16

 

MUSEXPO 2017 IN LOS ANGELES RE-IMAGINED

EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT NEW GLOBAL MUSIC
BUSINESS INNOVATION, CREATIVITY AND OPPORTUNIES

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH 2016: MUSEXPO Los Angeles has announced the dates for its 13th year of global music business imagination and creative commerce that has been cultivated for over a decade at the highly-respected international event!

The annual “United Nations of Music” is set to take place from April 30th - 3rd May, 2017 - returning to the heart of Hollywood, CA at the vibrant W Hotel Hollywood located just minutes away from the iconic Capitol Records Tower.

MUSEXPO continues to inspire new ideas, business innovation, and the birth of other “internationally focused” music events, which have truly influenced the world of music to become a better place for artists, fans and industry alike - with an act local, think global approach! MUSEXPO remains the meeting point for those leaders and innovators truly vested in the music business and its various touch-points globally.

MUSEXPO 2017 will also present its coveted "International Music Person of the Year" award to Monte Lipman - Chairman & CEO, Republic Records and
Avery Lipman - President & COO, Republic Records during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 3rd.

In addition, MUSEXPO’s annual global industry awards will recognize the vision, inspiration and ingenuity of executives and companies from the A&R, publishing, management, live, radio, music supervision, digital and brand arenas that are helping evolve their respective areas of the business and its creativity in the constantly evolving global music eco-system.

Executives already confirmed to join the MUSEXPO 2017 Los Angeles program include: Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra (UK); Chris Woltman - Element1 Music (worldwide manager Twenty One Pilots); Cliff Fluet - Partner, Digital Media & Brand Entertainment, Lewis Silkin LLP & Managing Director, “Eleven”; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records; Jason Carter - Head Of International, BBC Introducing & Commercial; Jason Jordan - Sr. VP, A&R, Republic Records; Jeremy Summers - EVP, Music, Twentieth Century Fox Television; Mamie Coleman - VP, Music & Production, Fox Broadcasting Company; Mio Vukovic - Sr. VP/Head Of Creative, Disney Music Group; Soham Mehta - Film Producer (Fatakra, Survivors, Awesome Asian Bad Guys); Sunil Perkash - Movie Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T, Premonition); Tom Hoppa - Director of Artist Relations, BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival (Latitude 38 Ent’t) & Co-Founder/Partner, Highway 29 Ent’t; Vijay Nair - Founder & CEO, Only Much Louder (India) and many more to be announced!

"Every year, our entire team sets a new industry standard to ensure we continue to make each MUSEXPO better than the last," states Sat Bisla, President & Founder A&R Worldwide/MUSEXPO. “We are determined to make 2017 our best MUSEXPO ever, and look forward to also hosting the 7th annual Worldwide Radio Summit with our partners, AllAccess.com.”

Over the past 12 years, some of the world's most influential music, media and technology executives have participated at MUSEXPO, including: Alex Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (Grey's Anatomy, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse); Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Tim Westergren - Founder, Pandora; Chris Scaddan - Manager, Triple J Radio (Australia); Christian Tattersfield - Founder & President, Good Soldier Songs; Dave Navarro (Ex-Red Hot Chili PeppersJane's Addiction); Ellen Healy - Sr. Director Marketing & Consumer Engagement, PepsiCo; George Ergatoudis - Head Of Content Programming, Spotify UK; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jeff Smith - Head of Music, BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music (UK); Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!); Kevin Weatherly - Sr. VP/Programming, CBS Radio & Program Director, KROQ/JACK-FM/AMP RADIO (Los Angeles); Korda Marshall - Sr. VP, BMG & Founder, Infectious Records; Larry King - Legendary Radio and Television Broadcaster/Interviewer; Martin Bandier - Chairman & CEO, Sony/ATV (Worldwide); Marty Diamond - Head Talent Booker, Paradigm Agency (ColdplayThe Black Eyed Peas); Michael Chugg - President & Founder, Chugg Entertainment (Australasia); Michael Rapino - Chairman & CEO, Live Nation Entertainment; Mike Knobloch - President, Film Music & Publishing, Universal Pictures; Neil Warnock - Head Of Music Worldwide, United Talent Agency; Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records U.K.; Nigel Lythgoe - Executive Producer, American Idol and So You Think You Can DancePeter Edge - Chairman & CEO, RCA Records Group; Perez Hilton - Founder, PerezHilton.com; Richard Kingsmill - Music Director, Triple J Radio (Australia); Richard Russell - Founder, XL Recordings (UK); Ron Laffitte - Maverick (Pharrell Williams, Ryan Tedder); Sarah Stennett - CEO, First Access Entertainment (Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding); Scooter Braun - Founder, SB Projects (Justin Bieber, Usher); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder & Chairman, Sire Records & VP, Warner Bros. Records; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Steve Strange - Partner, X-Ray Touring (EminemThe Ting Tings); Tom Anderson - Co-Founder, MySpace; Troy Carter - Global Head of Creator Services, Spotify & Founder, Atom Factory Inc.; will.i.am (The Black Eyed Peas); and Zane Lowe - Beats Music; among hundreds of others.

Early Bird Registration is now open for MUSEXPO 2017 at www.musexpo.net.

Information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities and conference discount hotel room bookings at the W Hotel Hollywood is available at www.musexpo.net.

For More Information Contact: Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com or +1.323.782.0770.