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4/9/18
CONNECT WITH THE GLOBAL SYNCH COMMUNITY & FILM/TV/GAMING PITCH OPPORTUNITIES AT MUSEXPO 2018 IN LOS ANGELES



MUSEXPO 2018 is set to return to the W Hotel Hollywood for its 20th global edition, April 29th - May 2nd. The event will once again offer its delegates an in-depth analysis of the global music landscape from leading executives and innovators across all facets of the industry.

MUSEXPO 2018 will also continue to provide its attendees unique and exclusive insights and opportunities from the global music synchronization arena. This year’s event will cover all aspects of the worldwide synch business including film, TV, gaming, advertising and brand partnerships.

In addition, MUSEXPO will offer a unique and interactive panel session giving delegates access to a number of synch opportunities across film, TV, games, brands, trailers, brands and on-demand, including opportunities to have music heard directly by leading music supervisors from across the synch landscape. MUSEXPO delegates will be able to pitch to briefs, sent in advance, for opportunities to have their music heard by leading supervisors and others during the session. Briefs will be sent out this Friday to registered MUSEXPO 2018 delegates only.

Alex Hackford Alex Patsavas Alicen Schneider Amanda Krieg Thomas Bobby Gumm

Gary Calamar Janine Scalise Boyd Jeff Pollack Katy Gavillet Kyle Hopkins

Mark Famiglietti Mike Tunnicliffe Pieter Viljoen Rachel Levy Rudy Chung

Sarah Bridge Scott Burnell Steve Schnur Sunil Perkash Tricia Holloway

Among the synch community confirmed to attend are influential executives including: Alex Hackford - Sr. Artists & Repertoire/Music Affairs, Sony Interactive Ent’t America; Alex Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision; Alicen Schneider - Sr. VP, Music Creative, NBCUniversal Television; Amanda Krieg Thomas - Music Supervisor, Neophonic; Bobby Gumm - VP, Trailer Park; Gary Calamar - President, Go! Music Services; Janine Scalise Boyd – VP, Music, Creative & Business Affairs, Starz; Jeff Pollack - Chairman & CEO, Global Media & Entertainment, Pollack Media Group; Katy Gavillet - Creative Director, Music, FOX Broadcasting Company; Kyle Hopkins - Head of Music Supervision, Microsoft Studios; Mark Famiglietti - Producer/Director/Actor (Mad Men, CSI, Bones, Terminator 3); Mike Tunnicliffe - EVP/Head of Universal Music Group & Brands; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Rachel Levy - Sr. VP, Film Music, Universal Pictures; Rudy Chung – Partner, Hit The Ground Running (HTGR) & Founding Partner, Pusher; Sarah Bridge – Music Supervisor (Tolkien, The King of Thieves, Guerilla); Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Company; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive of Music & Marketing, EA Games; Sunil Perkash - Film Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T., Premonition); Tricia Holloway – Head of Music, FREEFORM and numerous others.

To register to attend MUSEXPO, click HERE.

For more information, a full speaker listing and schedule overview, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



4/2/18
MUSEXPO 2018 TO WELCOME WIDELY RESPECTED MANAGERS AND LIVE EVENT EXECUTIVES TO LOS ANGELES PROGRAM



With its 20th global edition fast approaching, MUSEXPO 2018 is set to welcome some of the world’s most insightful and inspiring executives and companies to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29th - May 2nd. The event will once again offer its delegates an in-depth analysis of the global music landscape from leading executives across all facets of the industry.

Joining various forums across the MUSEXPO 2018 programming are included a number of widely-respected and innovative talent managers and live entertainment leaders who will provide delegates with their insight on the evolution of artist management and the live sector.

Barry Dickins Colin Lester Greg Thompson Ian Montone Jeremy Gruber

Neil Warnock Tarsame Mittal Tom Windish Vijay Nair

Among the management and live executives joining this year’s insightful program are included: Barry Dickins - Co-Founder, International Talent Booking (UK); Jeremy Gruber - Head of Digital Marketing & Strategy, Friends At Work; Colin Lester - Founder, JEM Music (UK); Greg Thompson - President, Maverick; Ian Montone - Founder, Monotone, Inc.; Neil Warnock - Global Head of Touring, United Talent Agency; Tarsame Mittal - Founder, TM Talent Management (India); Tom Windish - Vice President, Paradigm Talent Agency; Vijay Nair - Founder, Only Much Louder (India); and many others!

For more information, a full speaker listing and schedule overview, and to register, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.

MUSEXPO 2018 TUESDAY NIGHT EMERGING TALENT REVEALED

MUSEXPO 2018 continues to unveil its exceptional line-up of global showcasing talent seeking label, booking, publishing, synch and/or licensing opportunities at the events’ 20th global edition. Among Tuesday, May 1st’s acts are included: N. American artists Diane DeMuth, Lauren Waller and Zach Wolf; the U.K’s Longfellow; Speaker First from Indonesia; Wanthanee from Belgium; and the Czech Republic’s KARELLL.

These acts and more top emerging international and U.S. talent are set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 29th - May 1st 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.

Longfellow is supported by PRS Foundation’s International Showcase Fund, which is run by PRS Foundation in partnership with Department of International Trade (DIT), British Underground, Arts Council England, The Musicians’ Union (MU), PPL, Creative Scotland, Wales Arts International and Wales Arts International in association with PledgeMusic.



3/26/18
MUSEXPO 2018 CONFIRMS KEY INFLUENCERS FOR GLOBAL KEYNOTE



MUSEXPO 2018 is fast approaching as it prepares for its 20th global edition at the W Hotel Hollywood, April 29th - May 2nd. The event will once again offer its delegates an in-depth analysis of the global music landscape from leading executives across all facets of the industry.

Following Sunday’s A&R Expo, which will feature some of the most innovative and successful record label A&R’s, multi-Platinum hit songwriters and music publishers from across the global landscape, Monday’s programming will kick-off with “The State Of The Sonic Union” which will bring together key executives from all facets of the worldwide industry to discuss the global music landscape in its current and future state. This highly-insightful and inspiring panel will be moderated by renowned global music business journalist, Mark Sutherland - Editor, Music Week (UK).

Alex Luke Ben Cooper Craig Kallman Mandar Thakur

Mark Sutherland Scott Burnell Susan Genco

Joining this highly-esteemed group are included: Alex Luke - Global Head of Programming & Content Strategy, Amazon Music; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Mandar Thakur - Chief Operating Officer, Times Music (India); Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Co.; and Susan Genco - Co-President, Azoff MSG Entertainment.

For more information, a full speaker listing and schedule overview, and to register, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.

MUSEXPO 2018 ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF GLOBAL SHOWCASE TALENT

Continuing the unveiling of MUSEXPO 2018’s exceptional global showcasing talent, among Monday, April 30th’s acts are included Sweden’s Andreas Moss and Linn Koch-Emmery; U.K. artists Kids On Bridges and Phoenix O’Neill; N. America’s Polaroid Summer, JAGMAC and Shayna Leigh, as well as India’s Sayantika.


These acts and more top emerging international and U.S. talent are set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 29th - May 1st 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.

Longfellow and Phoenix O'Neill are supported by PRS Foundation’s International Showcase Fund, which is run by PRS Foundation in partnership with Department of International Trade (DIT), British Underground, Arts Council England, The Musicians’ Union (MU), PPL, Creative Scotland, Wales Arts International and Wales Arts International in association with PledgeMusic.



3/19/18
MUSEXPO REVEALS FULL PROGRAM FOR ITS 2018 LOS ANGELES EDITION



MUSEXPO 2018 is fast approaching and as the event prepares for its 14th Los Angeles run, taking place at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29th - May 2nd, it has revealed its full agenda.

This year’s event, also marking MUSEXPO’s 20th global edition, has attracted leaders from all facets of the music-related industry to participate across a program that will delve into the art of A&R (with 2018 featuring the return of the A&R Expo), publishing, management, radio, streaming, brand engagement, the new world of synch (within film, TV, on-demand, mobile, gaming, VR), and more, as well as further, exclusive face-to-face opportunities and the chance to have your music heard from industry leaders from all aspects of the music-related business.

Also taking place as part of the Wednesday VIP awards luncheon will be the presentation of MUSEXPO’s “Int’l Music Icon of the Year” award honoring BBC Radio 1 and Radio 2 and recognizing the innovative radio company’s 50 year milestone. The honorarium luncheon will be organized with the support of friends of BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2.

The BBC awards luncheon will include special presentations from the City of Los Angeles; Michael Howells - British Consul General in Los Angeles; and Leron Gubler - President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. If you wish to participate as an awards luncheon co-host contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com no later than Friday March 23rd.

To view the full MUSEXPO 2018 event program, click HERE.

For additional information or questions, and to register for MUSEXPO 2018 and the VIP Networking Awards Luncheon, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.

MUSEXPO 2018 ANNOUNCES SHOWCASING ARTISTS - WHO’S NEXT TO JOIN THE RANKS OF ARTISTS LAUNCHED FROM THE MUSEXPO STAGE?

Over the year’s MUSEXPO has propelled numerous artists to the U.S. and/or globe stage 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 music discovery, no matter what continent the artists come from.

An array of top emerging talent from around the world is once again set to arrive in Hollywood in Los Angeles from April 29th - May 1st. This inspiring tier of unearthed global talent will showcase at the legendary S.I.R. Studios 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 29th will feature BLOW from France; New Zealand’s Emme Lentino; N. America’s Jesse Kinch; Sweden’s Makeyla; NOP from Estonia; Greece’s Theodore; the U.K.’s Tom Gregory; and fellow U.K. act Vile Assembly (showcase artists for Monday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 1st will be featured here in the upcoming weeks).

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



3/12/18
MUSEXPO 2018 TO BRING TOGETHER LEADING A&R & PUBLISHING MINDS IN LOS ANGELES



MUSEXPO 2018 is set to return to the W Hotel Hollywood for its 20th global edition, April 29th - May 2nd. The event will once again offer its delegates an in-depth analysis of the global music landscape from leading executives and innovators across all facets of the industry.

As part of its 2018 agenda, MUSEXPO will again kick-off its Los Angeles event with a special focus on the most important aspect of our industry - the song, the artists that present them, and the executives who guide the entire creative and development process. MUSEXPO’s programming, including Sunday’s A&R Expo, will feature some of the most innovative and successful record label A&R’s and music publishers from across the global landscape with a kick-off keynote featuring Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, moderated by Tim Ingham (Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide).

Aton Ben-Horin Craig Kallman Diane Warren Evan Lamberg Jake Wisely

Kathy Spanberger Laurent Hubert Mandar Thakur Pete Ganbarg Savan Kotecha

Spek Sanken Sandqvist Wendy Goldstein Zach Katz

Among the record label A&R executives and music publishers confirmed to participate are: Aton Ben-Horin - Global VP, A&R, Warner Music Group; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Dom Rodriguez - Managing Director, EKKO Music Rights, USA; Emi Horikawa - Director, Creative, BMG (US); Evan Lamberg - President, N. America, Universal Music Publishing Group; Jake Wisely - Chief Publishing Executive, Concord Music; Kathy Spanberger - President & COO, peermusic; Laurent Hubert - President & Chief Revenue Officer, Kobalt Music; Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music Group India; Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records Group; Peter Cohen - Sr. Talent Producer, Fremantle Media North America (American Idol, America’s Got Talent); Sanken Sandqvist - Managing Director, BMG Scandinavia; Savan Kotecha - Songwriter/Producer (Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Justin Bieber); Simon Katz - Sr. Director A&R/Staff Producer, Republic Records; Spek - Sr. VP Creative & A&R, Reservoir; Thaddeus Rudd - Co-President & Co-Owner, Mom+Pop Music; Vincent “Tuff” Morgan - Sr. Director, A&R, peermusic; Wendy Goldstein - EVP, Republic Records; Zach Katz - President, U.S. Repertoire & Marketing, BMG; and many more to be unveiled soon!

For more information, a full speaker listing, program schedule overview, and to register to attend MUSEXPO, log on to www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



2/26/18
MUSEXPO 2018 CONFIRMS NEW WAVE OF INFLUENTIAL EXECUTIVES



As MUSEXPO prepares its 14th year in Los Angeles, the music event’s 20th edition globally, it continues to add some truly inspiring and talented executives to join its 2018 programming. MUSEXPO 2018 will take place April 29th - May 2nd at the W Hotel Hollywood and will once again feature some of the world’s most innovative and inspiring companies and independent entrepreneurs, as well as the crème de la crème of emerging global showcasing talent.

Over the past few months, MUSEXPO has confirmed many new speakers to its event line-up from the world of A&R, live, digital, streaming, publishing, brands, film/TV and videogaming music supervisors, managers, media and more!

Adina Friedman Benji Rogers Evan Lamberg Greg Thompson Kathy Spanberger Livia Tortella

Neil Warnock Peter Cohen Ralph Simon Scott Burnell Tom Windish Tuff Morgan

Also, MUSEXPO is pleased to announce more recent additions to its panelist lineup over the past few weeks, which include: Adina Friedman - Partner, Friends At Work (manager Lindsey Stirling & RuthAnne); Alex Luke - Global Head of Content & Programming, Amazon Music; Benji Rogers - Co-Founder & CEO, Dot Blockchain Media; Evan Lamberg - President, N America, Universal Music Publishing Group; Greg Thompson - President, Maverick; Kathy Spanberger - President & COO, peermusic Anglo American Region; Livia Tortella - Founder & CEO, Black Box; Neil Warnock - Head of Music Worldwide, United Talent Agency; Peter Cohen - Sr. Talent Producer, Fremantle Media N. America; Ralph Simon - CEO & Founder, Mobilium Global; Scott Burnell - Global Lead, Business Development & Partner Management, Ford Motor Company; Tom Windish - VP, Paradigm Talent Agency; Vincent “Tuff” Morgan - Director Pop/Urban, peermusic; and many more to be announced!

Registration to attend MUSEXPO is currently open for music industry executives, aspiring talent, and those connected to music professionally and as a passion. For a full speaker listing, the MUSEXPO 2018 agenda, and to register to attend this year’s conference, sign-up at www.musexpo.net.



2/5/18
MUSEXPO 2018 WELCOMES LEADING A&R INNOVATORS TO LOS ANGELES PROGRAM



MUSEXPO “The United Nations of Music” is set to return for its 20th global edition in Los Angeles at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29th to May 2nd 2018. Included in 2018’s programming are a number of exclusive keynote interviews and panels featuring some of the industry’s most successful, innovative and inspiring A&R executives! Here’s a snapshot of some of the A&R aficionados speaking at MUSEXPO’s global A&R keynotes and forums.

Nick Raphael Wendy Goldstein Pete Ganbarg

The exclusive and insightful sessions will kick off during MUSEXPO’s opening day focus on all things A&R, starting with a conversation featuring Capitol Records UK President, Nick Raphael, led by Music Business Worldwide’s Tim Ingham. Raphael worked as a club promoter, DJ and recording artist before joining London Records in 1994. In 1996 he co-founded NorthWest Side Records and when the label was rolled into Arista in 2001, Nick became A&R Director at Arista. A year later he left for Sony, where he served two separate stints as Epic Records UK Managing Director. In 2011, he departed Sony (along with A&R partner and now Capitol Co-President Jo Charrington) to relaunch London Records for Universal Music which was re-branded as Capitol Records UK after UMG’s acquisition of EMI. Among the artists signed by Jo and Nick are included (at Sony/Epic) Aloe Blacc, Charlotte Church, Imogen Heap, Olly Murs, Paloma Faith and Scouting for Girls, while at Capitol their signings have included 5 Seconds of Summer and Sam Smith, as well as former One Direction member, Liam Payne.

Republic Records Executive Vice President Wendy Goldstein will join a panel of talented A&R executives for a special Global A&R forum, chaired by respected music journalist and Music Week UK Editor, Mark Sutherland. A true A&R visionary, Wendy has been involved in the success of some of the industry’s hottest pop and hip-hop stars including pairing Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj together for the triple-Platinum smash “Side To Side,” and developing DNCE from a fledging baby act into a multi-Platinum sensation throughout 2017. Having been intimately involved with The Weeknd on 2015’s Beauty Behind The Madness, she led the creation of his multi-Platinum album Starboy and has guided The Weeknd’s XO label, releasing works from NAV, Belly and more in 2017. Additionally, Wendy oversaw the launch of Marc. E Bassy and his growth into a Platinum star on the success of “You & Me” (feat.G-Eazy), and paired Hailee Steinfeld with Zedd for the double-Platinum track “Starving.”

Also joining the opening day programming is Pete Ganbarg, President of A&R for Atlantic Records who will be in conversation with Ralph Simon (Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global & Co-Founder of Zomba Group & Jive Records). At Atlantic, Pete has signed and/or A&R’d the likes of Grammy Award-winning artists twenty one pilots, Halestorm and Jason Mraz; Platinum and multi-Platinum artists Christina Perri, Melanie Martinez, Skillet, Brett Eldredge, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas, Theory Of A Deadman and Icona Pop; as well as the Original Broadway Cast Recordings of Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen and the Billboard No.1 album, The Greatest Showman soundtrack, the latter two of which he also co-produced. While at Arista Records as Sr. Director of A&R, Ganbarg also conceived and A&R’d Santana’s 30x platinum worldwide, nine-time Grammy-winning Supernatural.

Among the other widely-successful A&R minds joining the 2018 program are included: Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Evan Lamberg - President, North America, Universal Music Publishing Group; Jake Wisely - Chief Publishing Executive, Concord Music; Pelle Lidell - Co-Founder/President, EKKO Music Rights Europe & Co-Founder/President, Superior Recordings AB; Sanken Sandqvist - Managing Director, BMG Scandinavia; Simon Katz - Sr. Director A&R/Staff Producer, Republic Records; Thaddeus Rudd - Co-President & Co-Owner, Mom+Pop Music; Vincent “Tuff” Morgan - Director Pop/Urban, peermusic; and many more to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

For more information, a full speaker listing and schedule overview, and to register, visit www.musexpo.net or contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



1/8/18
MUSEXPO 2018 LINE-UP CONTINUES TO ADD INDUSTRY LEADERS AND
INFLUENCERS FOR LOS ANGELES EVENT




MUSEXPO 2018 will return to Los Angeles this year from April 29th - May 2nd at the W Hotel Hollywood. As the event gears up for its 20th edition globally, it continues to draw the attention of many of the industry’s most forward-thinking and successful executives and companies vested in the future of the evolving worldwide music business.

The event’s broad-ranging program will cover all aspects of the multi-billion dollar global music and media industry including live, A&R, publishing, brands, film/TV/videogames, management, marketing, mobile, automotive, digital media, streaming and more. As always, the heart of MUSEXPO will remain a passion for music and connecting like-minded industry professionals for creative and commercial opportunities.

Already confirmed to join 2018’s inspiring program are: Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Barry Dickins - Co-Founder, Int’l Talent Booking (ITB); Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Bob Shennan - Director of Radio & Music, BBC; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Colin Lester - Founder, JEM Music (worldwide manager Craig David); Ed Kershaw - CCO, 7digital; Gary Calamar - President, Go! Music Services; Ian Montone - Founder, Monotone, Inc.; Jake Wisely - CEO, The Bicycle Music Company; Janine Scalise Boyd - VP, Music, Creative & Business Affairs, Starz; Jay Cooper - Shareholder & Founder, LA Entertainment Practice, Greenberg Traurig LLC; Jo Charrington - Co-President, Capitol Records UK; Joe Belliotti - Head of Global Music Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company; Leron Gubler - President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce; Mark Sutherland - Editor, Music Week; Michael Howells - British Consul General in Los Angeles; Mike Tunnicliffe - EVP/Head of Universal Music Group & Brands; Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records UK; Paramdeep Singh - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Saavn; Pelle Lidell - Co-Founder & President, EKKO Music Rights Europe; Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records; Pieter Viljoen - Assistant Editor, Rock Paper Scissors (Nike, Beats by Dre, Jaguar, Netflix); Ritch Esra - Publisher, The Music Business Registry; Rudy Chung - Partner, Hit The Ground Running (HTGR) & Founding Partner, Pusher; Sanken Sandqvist - Managing Director, BMG Scandinavia; Simon Katz - Sr. Director A&R/Staff Producer, Republic Records; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive of Music & Marketing, EA Games; Sunil Perkash - Film Producer (Enchanted, S.A.L.T., Premonition); Thaddeus Rudd - Co-President & Co-Owner, Mom+Pop Music; Tim Ingham - Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide; Vijay Nair - CEO, Only Much Louder (India); Wendy Goldstein - EVP, Republic Records; William D. Simon - Global Sector Leader, Media/Entertainment/Sr. Client Partner, Korn Ferry; Zane Lowe - Head of Beats 1 Radio, Apple Music; and many more to be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information on attending MUSEXPO 2018 including registration, discount hotel information, partnership opportunities and showcase submissions, visit www.musexpo.net or reach out to Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



BBC RADIO 1 & RADIO 2 TO BE HONORED IN LOS ANGELES FOR 50 YEARS OF INSPIRATION

    

MUSEXPO Los Angeles is honored to host BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 as this year’s recipient for its esteemed and globally recognized annual “International Music Icon of the Year” award, being presented during a special awards luncheon event at the W Hotel Hollywood on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018. This is a first-ever for a global broadcast multi-media entity and honors the radio station’s invaluable and exceptional contributions to the communications business and to the worldwide music community over the past 50 years.

The awards presentation will include the unveiling of a special-edition commemorative publication recognizing the impact and achievements of both BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 during their five-decade history, an official awards recognition from the international music business, an official proclamation from the City of Los Angeles (the music and entertainment capital of the world), as well as special presentations from Michael Howells - British Consul General in Los Angeles and Leron Gubler - President & CEO, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

As part of MUSEXPO 2018’s official global honorarium of the 50 year milestone for BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2, the event has confirmed a very rare and special keynote interview with Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio, and one of the world’s most important and influential radio and multi-media executives. Shennan currently maintains daily oversight of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC 5 live and digital-only stations 1Xtra, 6Music, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 5 live sports extra and Asian Network, as well as the BBC Performing Groups, the BBC Proms, BBC Music and radio production, which impacts tens of millions of daily listeners and consumers across the UK and around the world.

For additional details about being involved at BBC Radio 1 & Radio 2’s special awards luncheon and honorarium, contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



11/13/17
MUSEXPO 2018 CONTINUES TO ADD KEY INNOVATORS AND INFLUENCERS TO 20TH EDITION IN LOS ANGELES



MUSEXPO 2018 in Los Angeles has added another round of widely-recognized and influential music and media executives to its growing program, focusing on evolving international creative and business opportunities, for those truly vested in music and its ever expanding touch-points. Next year’s event will once again take place at the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29th - May 2nd.

As it gears up for its 20th edition globally, MUSEXPO welcomes to its 2018 program:

Arnold Peter Barry Dickins Colin Lester Edward Kershaw Jake Wisely Janine Scalise-Boyd

Mike Tunnicliffe Paramdeep Singh Pelle Lidell Steve Schnur Wendy Goldstein Zane Lowe

Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Barry Dickins - Co-Founder, Int’l Talent Booking (ITB); Colin Lester - Founder, JEM Music (worldwide manager Craig David); Ed Kershaw - Chief Commercial Officer, 7digital; Jake Wisely - CEO, The Bicycle Music Company; Janine Scalise Boyd - VP, Music, Creative & Business Affairs, Starz; Mike Tunnicliffe - EVP/Head of Universal Music Group & Brands; Paramdeep Singh - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Saavn; Pelle Lidell - Co-Founder & President, EKKO Music Rights Europe; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive of Music & Marketing, EA Games; Wendy Goldstein - EVP, Republic Records; Zane Lowe - Head of Beats 1 Radio, Apple Music and many more to be unveiled in the coming weeks!

Additionally, as MUSEXPO 2018 prepares to present its “International Music Icon of the Year” award and, the official global honorarium of the 50 year milestone for BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2, the event has confirmed a very rare and special keynote interview with Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio, and one of the world’s most important and influential radio and multi-media executives. Shennan currently maintains daily oversight of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC 5 live and digital-only stations 1Xtra, 6Music, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 5 live sports extra and Asian Network, as well as the BBC Performing Groups, the BBC Proms, BBC Music and radio production, which impacts tens of millions of daily listeners and consumers across the UK and around the world.

Early bird discount registration for MUSEXPO 2018 is currently open. For registration, discount hotel information, a full speaker listing, partnership opportunities and showcase submissions, visit www.musexpo.net or reach out to Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



10/23/17
MUSEXPO TO BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF UNDISCOVERED TALENT TO 2018 EVENT



As MUSEXPO prepares its 2018 program, its 20th global edition, the event has opened up its showcasing artist submissions to once again seek out the world’s most exciting, undiscovered talent for its widely-regarded showcases in Los Angeles. As one of the most premiere showcasing events in the world, MUSEXPO offers every artist the best and most talented sound engineers, superior soundstage dynamics, professional backline and overall showcase experience, all within the walls of LA’s leading showcase venue, the iconic SIR Studios. MUSEXPO’s showcase opportunities, with only one artist performing at any given time, ensure that all artists have the ability to deliver to their best performance in front of the wide array of global music industry executives who attend the event’s showcases.

Over the years MUSEXPO has been a pivotal in helping acts get signed and/or launched on to the global stage. Past MUSEXPO showcase artists include Katy Perry, Jessie, J, Robyn, The Temper Trap, Frank Turner, Sheppard, Avalanche City, Gavin James, LMFAO and many others.

Jason Flom, CEO for Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing says, “I've been attending and participating in MUSEXPO for many years and it love it! MUSEXPO showcases that I did very early in their careers brought Katy Perry and Jessie J to the attention of key global tastemakers and helped set the stage for their respective launches.”

Korda Marshall, BMG’s, EVP of Music shares, “It was pure serendipity that my teenage children dragged me along to The Borderline to see an unknown new Australian act called The Temper Trap playing their first UK gig. I was totally blown away by their songs and performance and would like to thank the A&R Worldwide organization for being brave enough to include them at MUSEXPO Europe 2008 in England to play what's now become a legendary debut London show. A&R Worldwide have always championed great new talent in a way that is sorely lacking these days; their enthusiasm, knowledge and networking is exactly what drives this great business. Their ability to link developing artists with music executives and radio producers and their unerring support to connect like-minded people on a worldwide basis is truly unique.”

For more information on MUSEXPO 2018’s exclusive showcase opportunities and to submit, click HERE.



10/2/17
BBC RADIO LEADERS AND INNOVATORS TO JOIN
MUSEXPO 2018 KEYNOTE PROGRAMMING




As it prepares for its 20th global edition, MUSEXPO Los Angeles has confirmed participation from some of the BBC Radio executive team’s most influential and forward-thinking radio and music minds for its 2018 global music business program, which takes place April 29 - May 2 at the W Hotel Hollywood.

Bob Shennan
As part of MUSEXPO 2018’s official global honorarium of the 50 year milestone for BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2, the event has confirmed a very rare and special keynote interview with Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Radio, and one of the world’s most important and influential radio and multi-media executives. Shennan currently maintains daily oversight of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC 5 live and digital-only stations 1Xtra, 6Music, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 5 live sports extra and Asian Network, as well as the BBC Performing Groups, the BBC Proms, BBC Music and radio production, which impacts tens of millions of daily listeners and consumers across the UK and around the world.

MUSEXPO Founder Sat Bisla stated, “We are extremely honored and humbled to have Bob Shennan join us for our 20th global edition of MUSEXPO next year in Los Angeles. BBC Radio has been a global icon and influencer unlike any other radio group for the past fifty years and having Bob participate in a very rare keynote interview at MUSEXPO will an incredible and inspiring moment for the global music industry and our attendees at next year’s event.”

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Shennan will be joined in Los Angeles by BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network’s Controller, Ben Cooper, as well as the Head of Music for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Chris Price who will participate across the event’s programming.

Registration is open now at the Early Bird Discount rates. For more information regarding registration, discounted hotel rooms, showcasing opportunities and partnership, log on to www.musexpo.net.



9/18/17
MUSEXPO 2018 REVEALS FIRST ROUND OF INDUSTRY LEADERS TO JOIN LOS ANGELES PROGRAM



MUSEXPO will return for the 14th edition of its flagship Los Angeles event to the W Hotel Hollywood from April 29th - May 1st 2018. Additionally, 2018’s conference in Hollywood marks MUSEXPO’s 20th global edition of the world’s leading international music and media conference and showcase event, which has been hosted in N. America, Europe and Australasia since its inception back in 2005.

MUSEXPO 2018 has also revealed that the global music business will recognize BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 as this year’s recipient for its esteemed and globally recognized annual “International Music Icon of the Year” award, being presented during a special awards luncheon event at the W Hotel Hollywood on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018. This is a first-ever for a global broadcast multi-media entity and honors the radio station’s invaluable and exceptional contributions to the communications business and to the worldwide music community over the past 50 years.

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The event has already confirmed a number of highly influential and inspiring executives who are leaders in their respective fields including: Arnold Peter - Founding Partner, Peter Law Group; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Janine Scalise Boyd - VP, Music, Creative & Business Affairs, Starz; Jo Charrington - EVP, A&R, Capitol Records U.K.; Joe Belliotti - Head of Global Music Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company; Mark Sutherland - Editor, Music Week; Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records U.K.; Rudy Chung - Partner, Hit The Ground Running (HTGR) & Foundering Partner, Pusher; Tim Ingham - Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide; and William D. Simon - Global Sector Leader, Media/Entertainment/Sr. Client Partner, Korn Ferry; with many more to be announced!

MUSEXPO will also be unveiling some compelling forums that will highlight all aspects of the future of the global music business with a future-cast of the next five years from leaders and influencers in key sectors in live, digital, management, marketing, mobile, automotive, social media, publishing, media, streaming and more.

In addition, MUSEXPO will provide its attendees with access to an unprecedented amount of synch opportunities in film, TV, games, brands, trailers, brands and on-demand.

A&R Worldwide newsletter readers are eligible for a special preferred discount to attend the 2018 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, visit www.musexpo.net .



9/11/17
MUSEXPO 2018 TO RECOGNIZE 50 YEARS OF BBC RADIO 1 & BBC RADIO 2
AT LOS ANGELES EVENT




MUSEXPO Los Angeles is honored to announce and host BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 as this year’s recipient for its esteemed and globally recognized annual “International Music Icon of the Year” award, being presented during a special awards luncheon event at the W Hotel Hollywood on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018. This is a first-ever for a global broadcast multi-media entity and honors the radio station’s invaluable and exceptional contributions to the communications business and to the worldwide music community over the past 50 years.

The awards presentation will include the unveiling of a special-edition commemorative publication recognizing the impact and achievements of both BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 during their five-decade history, an official awards recognition from the international music business, an official proclamation from the City of Los Angeles (the music and entertainment capital of the world), and a special presentation from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Executive management from BBC Radio 1 & 2 will attend and participate at this official special international honorarium at MUSEXPO of the radio stations who have changed the radio and music world and broken an unprecedented number of artists across the U.K. and international markets.

The dates for MUSEXPO’s 2018 edition of its highly-respected annual international music business conference, renowned for its innovation, executive access, creativity, commerce and premiere artist showcasing opportunities, are set for April 29th - May 2nd at the W Hotel Hollywood. The 2018 event also marks the 20th global edition of the world’s leading international music and media conference and showcase event (organized by A&R Worldwide), which has been hosted in N. America, Europe and Australasia since its inception back in 2005.

For additional details about BBC Radio 1 & Radio 2’s special awards luncheon and honorarium, and MUSEXPO 2018, log on to www.musexpo.net or for more information contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



7/10/17

MUSEXPO 2018 CELEBRATES ITS 20TH EDITION

THE GLOBAL MUSIC, MEDIA, SYNCH & TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS CONFERENCE RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES

MONDAY, JULY 10TH 2017: MUSEXPO Los Angeles has announced the dates for its highly-respected 14th annual international music business event that is renowned for its innovation, executive access, creativity, commerce and premiere artist showcasing opportunities! Additionally, 2018's conference in Hollywood marks MUSEXPO's 20th global edition of the world's leading international music and media conference and showcase event, which has been hosted in N. America, Europe and Australasia since its inception back in 2005.

The annual "United Nations of Music" is set to take place from April 29th - May 2nd, 2018 - 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! The event remains the meeting point for those leaders and innovators truly vested in the music business and its various touch-points globally.

MUSEXPO 2018 will also present its coveted "International Music Person of the Year" award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 2nd.

In addition, MUSEXPO's annual global industry awards will once again 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 aspects of the business and its creativity in the constantly evolving global music eco-system.

"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 our 20th edition in 2018 our best event ever, and look forward to also hosting the 8th annual Worldwide Radio Summit with our partners, AllAccess.com."

Over the past 13 years and multi-continental events, some of the world's most influential music, media and technology executives have participated at MUSEXPO, including: Alex da Kid - Grammy-winning Producer & Founder, KIDinaKORNER; Alex Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (Grey's Anatomy, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse); Andrew Kronfeld - Executive Vice President, Marketing, Universal Music Group; Avery Lipman - Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Ben Cooper - Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Tim Westergren - Co-Founder, Pandora;  Christian Tattersfield - Founder & President, Good Soldier Songs; Dave Holmes - worldwide manager of Coldplay; David Massey - President & CEO, Island Records; Ellen Healy - Sr. Director Marketing & Consumer Engagement, PepsiCo; George Ergatoudis - Head Of Content Programming, Spotify UK; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; 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); Maureen Kenny - Sr. VP of A&R, Atlantic Records; Michael Chugg - President & Founder, Chugg Entertainment (Australasia); Michael Rapino - Chairman & CEO, Live Nation Entertainment; Mike Knobloch - President, Film Music & Publishing, Universal Pictures; Monte Lipman - Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; 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; Richard Kingsmill - Group Music Director, Triple J Group (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; Sir Lucian Grainge - Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; 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; amongst thousands of others.

Early Bird Registration is now open for MUSEXPO 2018 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 Details Contact: Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com or +1.323.782.0770.