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11/21/22

DOZENS OF NEW SPEAKERS UNVEILED FOR MUSEXPO 2023 "UNITED NATIONS OF MUSIC" IN BURBANK, CA DOZENS OF NEW SPEAKERS UNVEILED FOR MUSEXPO 2023
“UNITED NATIONS OF MUSIC” IN BURBANK, CA


MUSEXPO

MUSEXPO 2023 www.musexpo.net the highly regarded annual global music business conference and showcase event will return to the “Media Capital of The World,” Burbank, California from March 19th – 22nd. MUSEXPO joins a week-long series of events that includes the Global Synch & Brands Summit, A&R Summit, the esteemed A&R Worldwide gala dinner event, and more, as it brings together the international music community for key insights and discussions on the evolution of the worldwide music business.
The event has unveiled dozens of new speakers for its forthcoming “United Nations of Music” event from within the various touchpoints of the worldwide music business from A&R, music publishing, management, digital, streaming, radio, booking and live, distribution, marketing, technology, synchronization (film, TV, videogames, eSport, trailers, promos), performance rights and so much more.
Among the group of music, media, digital and entertainment industry minds confirmed to join MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2023 are: Adam Taylor, President & CEO, APM Music, Anita Chinkes-Ratner, Sr. Vice President & Head of Music & Licensing Strategy, Paramount; Big Boy, Host, Big Boy’s Neighborhood (Premiere Networks); Ashley Pimenta – GM & VP Marketing, Element1 Management; Charley Londoño – Founder, Counsel Plus, Co.; Clinton Sparks, Entrepreneur, Investor, DJ, Producer, Songwriter (Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Rick Ross, Pitbull, Ludacris, Big Sean, 2 Chainz); Danica Bates, Sr. Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Danny Garcia, CEO, Playlister Club; Ellen K, Host Ellen K Radio Show, KOST 103.5 FM Los Angeles & Ellen K Weekend Show (iHeartMedia); Jonathan Lane, Founder & Music Supervisor, Clearly Music; Kara DioGuardi, Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur (Ashlee Simpson, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, P!nk); Karl Kongkham, Managing Director, Warner Music Thailand; Katy Gavillet – Vice President, Creative Music, FOX Entertainment; Kenny Ochoa, Head of Music Curation & Creative Licensing, Snap Inc.; Livy Rodriguez-Behar, Music Supervisor, Dreamboat Music; Mamie Coleman, Executive Vice President & Head of FOX Entertainment Music; Mandar Thakur, COO, Times Music (India); Mark Chipello – Vice President / Head of A&R, Position Music; Mark Sutherland, Contributing Writer, Music Business Worldwide; Michael Frick, VP, Creative, MNRK Music Group; Nick Haussling – Music Supervisor, Walton Isaacson; Pamela Charbit, A&R Manager, Atlantic Records; Phil Quartararo, President & Chairman, The Hello Group; Ric Salmon, CEO, Driift & Director ATC Management; Rich Goldman, President & Founder, Riptide Music Group; Ritch Esra, Publisher, The Music Registry; Rochelle Holguin Cappello, Sr. Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Ron Fair, A&R Executive, producer, songwriter, composer & former Chairman, Geffen Records/President, A&M Records & CCO/Executive VP, Virgin Records; Ryan Kofman – Creative Director, Music, FOX Entertainment; Sabrina Del Priore, Sr. Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Sam Juneman, Sr. VP, Head of Marketing & Services, ADA; Sat Bisla, President & Founder, A&R Worldwide / MUSEXPO; Sydney Lopes, Head of Hip Hop / R&B, Artist Partnerships, Spotify; Tarsame Mittal, Founder, All About Music & TM Talent Management (India); Taylor Jones – CEO, The Hello Group; Thaddeus Rudd, Co-President / Mom + Pop Music and Toussaint Hunt, Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Tyler Bacon, President & CEO, Position Music; Tricia Holloway, Global Music Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering. Many more speakers will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Clinton Sparks Danica Bates Danny Garcia Delmar Powell
Big Boy Clinton Sparks Danica Bates Danny Garcia Delmar Powell
Ellen K Kara DioGuardi Kenny Ochoa Livy Rodriguez-Behar Mamie Colemen
Ellen K Kara DioGuardi Kenny Ochoa Livy Rodriguez-Behar Mamie Coleman
Mandar Thakur Michael Frick Pamela Charbit Sabrina Del-Priore
Mandar Thakur Michael Frick Pamela Charbit Rochelle Holguin Capello Sabrina Del-Priore
Sam Juneman Sydney Lopes Tarsame Mittal Toussaint Hunt Tyler Bacon
Sam Juneman Sydney Lopes Tarsame Mittal Toussaint Hunt Tyler Bacon

Pete Ganbarg
Pete Ganbarg
In addition, the key music supervision and licensing group from Paramount TV will feature as part of a special synch session panel at MUSEXPO 2023, with multiple members of its team participating, for an exclusive deep dive into the dozens of film, TV and other synch projects they’re involved with. MUSEXPO delegates will also have an opportunity to present their music for upcoming synch projects that the global TV network is involved with.

MUSEXPO will also include the presentation of the coveted “MUSEXPO International Music Person of the Year” award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21st. Next year, MUSEXPO has confirmed that it will present this honor to one of the most influential and respected minds in the global A&R community, Pete Ganbarg, President A&R, Atlantic Records & President ATCO.

MUSEXPO will also present its first-ever “International Media Person of the Year“ award to one of the most influential and respected executives in television, Mamie Coleman, Executive Vice President & Head of FOX Entertainment Music, during a special gala dinner that will take place on Wednesday, March 22nd in the “Media Capital of The World” – Burbank, CA, which is home to The Walt Disney Company, Marvel Studios, ABC TV, Activision, iHeartMedia, Warner Bros. Pictures, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, The CW Network, Legendary Films, Universal Pictures, ESPN, Insomniac Games and many others.
Joel Denver
Joel Denver
Joel Denver, President & Co-Founder AllAccess Music Group will also be honored by the US and international music community for his fifty years of service and support for the radio and music industry as he’ll receive the inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award” during a special event with colleagues from the radio and record label community on Monday, March 20th, 2023.

To register to attend the event with the current A&R Worldwide discount, or for organization and group discounts contact Dusty Bisla at dusty@anrworldwide.com.

For more information on event sponsorship, showcase opportunities and event partnerships contact Sat Bisla at sat@anrworldwide.com.

Information on direct flights to the Burbank Airport and conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.




10/31/22

MAMIE COLEMAN – EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
& HEAD OF FOX ENTERTAINMENT MUSIC
NAMED “INTERNATIONAL MEDIA PERSON OF THE YEAR”
AT THE 23RD ANNUAL MUSEXPO “UNITED NATIONS OF MUSIC”




MUSEXPO 2023 (www.musexpo.net) the highly regarded annual global music business conference and showcase event will return to the “Media Capital of The World,” Burbank, California from March 19th – 22nd. MUSEXPO joins a week-long series of events that includes the Global Synch & Brands Summit, A&R Summit, the esteemed A&R Worldwide gala dinner event, and more, as it brings together the international music community for key insights and discussions on the evolution of the worldwide music business.
MUSEXPO will also present its first-ever “International Media Person of the Year“ award to one of the most influential and respected executives in television, Mamie Coleman, Executive Vice President & Head of FOX Entertainment Music, during a special gala dinner that will take place on Wednesday, March 22nd in the “Media Capital of The World” – Burbank, CA, which is home to The Walt Disney Company, Marvel Studios, ABC TV, Activision, iHeartMedia, Warner Bros. Pictures, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, The CW Network, Legendary Films, Universal Pictures, ESPN, Insomniac Games and many others.
Mamie is one of the entertainment industry’s most versatile executives and a 30-year FOX veteran. With experience in film, television and music, Coleman is responsible for all music creative and administration on FOX Entertainment productions, including hiring composers, music supervisors, managing show music budgets, creative pulls and commissioning original music.
Mamie Coleman
the popular country music show, she collaborated with prominent Executive Music Producer Adam Anders (Glee, Dirty Dancing) and Executive Producer Jason Owen to develop the series theme song “The Card You Gamble” performed by country songstress Caitlyn Smith, and a wide range of original and cover songs performed by the Monarch cast, including country legend Trace Adkins, Anna Friel and Beth Ditto.

Coleman plays an integral role in producing and developing innovative program launches, marketing strategies and image campaigns by creating the unique “sounds” of FOX marketing. She also works closely with TV studios, production companies, major record labels, recording artists and agents to secure talent and production materials for FOX’s award-winning on-air promotional campaigns.

In 2019, as part of an effort to ramp up original music creation as a revenue driver for FOX, Coleman launched FOX Entertainment Music (FEM), an innovative music partnership between FOX Entertainment and Sony Music Publishing, comprised of a roster of independent talent. She is the lead music curator for FOX’s programming and marketing teams, with a focus on commercial licensed music and FOX-owned original music. Additionally, she produces and manages music content for FOX’s free AVOD streaming platform, Tubi, as well as its animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, TMZ and MarVista Entertainment.

Coleman is co-Chair of the “She Is the MusicFilm & Television Committee, is a member of the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation Board of Directors and attended California State University, Northridge, where she studied Cinema and Television Arts. She currently resides in Los Angeles.




MUSEXPO 2023 UNVEILS FIRST ROUND OF SPEAKERS
FOR ITS 23RD GLOBAL EDITION IN BURBANK, CALIFORNIA




As MUSEXPO prepares its 2023 event, the annual global music and media event has unveiled its first round of music industry executives to the agenda for its 23rd edition, which takes place March 19 – 22, 2023., MUSEXPO will once again welcome industry leaders and innovators from all facets of the worldwide music and media landscape.
Among the group of music, media, digital and entertainment industry minds confirmed to join MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2023 are: Adam Taylor, President & CEO, APM Music, Anita Chinkes-Ratner, Executive VP, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Big Boy, Host, Big Boy’s Neighborhood (Premiere Networks); Clinton Sparks, Entrepreneur, Investor, DJ, Producer, Songwriter (Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Rick Ross, Pitbull, Ludacris, Big Sean, 2 Chainz); Danica Bates, Sr. Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Danny Garcia, CEO, Playlister Club; Ellen K, Host Ellen K Radio Show, KOST 103.5 FM Los Angeles & Ellen K Weekend Show (iHeartMedia); Jonathan Lane, Founder & Music Supervisor, Clearly Music; Kara DioGuardi, Songwriter, Producer, Entrepreneur (Ashlee Simpson, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, P!nk); Karl Kongkham, Managing Director, Warner Music Thailand; Kenny Ochoa, Head of Music Curation & Creative Licensing, Snap Inc.; Livy Rodriguez-Behar, Music Supervisor, Dreamboat Music; Mamie Coleman, Executive Vice President & Head of FOX Entertainment Music; Mandar Thakur, COO, Times Music (India); Mark Sutherland, Contributing Writer, Music Business Worldwide; Michael Frick, VP, Creative, MNRK Music Group; Ric Salmon, CEO, Driift & Director ATC Management; Rich Goldman, President & Founder, Riptide Music Group; Ritch Esra, Publisher, The Music Registry; Rochelle Holguin Cappello, Sr. Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Ron Fair, A&R Executive, producer, songwriter, composer & former Chairman, Geffen Records/President, A&M Records & CCO/Executive VP, Virgin Records; Sabrina Del Priore, Sr. Vice President, Creative Music Strategy, Paramount; Sam Juneman, Sr. VP, Head of Marketing & Services, ADA; Sat Bisla, President & Founder, A&R Worldwide / MUSEXPO; Sydney Lopes, Head of Hip Hop / R&B, Artist Partnerships, Spotify; Tarsame Mittal, Founder, All About Music & TM Talent Management (India); Thaddeus Rudd, Co-President / Mom + Pop Music and Toussaint Hunt, Director of Creative Music Strategy, Paramount. Many more speakers will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Big Boy Clinton Sparks Danica Bates Danny Garcia Ellen K Jonathan Lane
Kara DioGuardi Rochelle Holguin Kenny Ochoa Livy Rodriguez-Behar Mamie Coleman Mandar Thakur
Sabrina Del-Priore Sam Juneman Michael Frick Sydney Lopes Tarsame Mittal Toussaint Hunt

Pete Ganbarg
In addition, the key music supervision and licensing group from Paramount TV will feature as part of a special synch session panel at MUSEXPO 2023, with multiple members of its team participating, for an exclusive deep dive into the dozens of film, TV and other synch projects they’re involved with. MUSEXPO delegates will also have an opportunity to present their music for upcoming synch projects that the global TV network is involved with.

MUSEXPO will also include the presentation of the coveted “MUSEXPO International Music Person of the Year” award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21st. Next year, MUSEXPO has confirmed that it will present this honor to one of the most influential and respected minds in the global A&R community, Pete Ganbarg, President A&R, Atlantic Records & President ATCO Records.
Joel Denver
Joel Denver, President & Co-Founder AllAccess Music Group will also be honored by the US and international music community for his fifty years of service and support for the radio and music industry as he’ll receive the inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award” during a special event with colleagues from the radio and record label community on Monday, March 20th, 2023.

To register to attend the event with the current A&R Worldwide discount, or for organization and group discounts contact Dusty Bisla at dusty@anrworldwide.com.

For more information on event sponsorship, showcase opportunities and event partnerships contact Sat Bisla at sat@anrworldwide.com.

Information on direct flights to the Burbank Airport and conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.




10/17/22

PETE GANBARG, PRESIDENT A&R, ATLANTIC RECORDS
& PRESIDENT ATCO RECORDS TO BE HONORED AS
“INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR”
AT THE 23RD ANNUAL MUSEXPO “UNITED NATIONS OF MUSIC”




MUSEXPO 2023 (www.musexpo.net) which returns next year to the Media Capital of The World,” Burbank, California from March 19th – 22nd for its annual global music business and showcase events. MUSEXPO joins a week-long series of events that includes the Global Synch & Brands Summit, A&R Summit, the esteemed A&R Worldwide gala dinner event, and more, as it brings together the international music community for key insights and discussions on the evolution of the worldwide music business.
MUSEXPO will present its coveted “International Music Person of the Year” award to one of the most influential and respected music executives, Pete Ganbarg, President A&R Atlantic Records, and President of ATCO Records.
The event will bring together MUSEXPO attendees, as well as Pete’s colleagues and friends from across the industry, to recognize his significant achievements and contributions to the US and global music industry during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21st. The luncheon will feature special presentations from Sat Bisla – President & Founder, A&R Worldwide / MUSEXPO; a senior executive from Warner Music Group; the City of Burbank; and representatives from the State of California.
Pete Ganbarg
The awards luncheon will also be preceded by an exclusive keynote interview with Pete Ganbarg at MUSEXPO with Kara Dioguardi. Kara is a singer, songwriter, producer, publisher, and A&R executive, who has worked with many popular artists (Celine Dion, Brittany Spears, Christina Aguilera and more) - sales of albums on which her songs appear exceed 160 million worldwide. The interview with Ganbarg will highlight his personal and professional journey from the beginning to being one of the world’s most influential and respected A&R executives today.

Pete joined the Atlantic Records Group as Executive Vice President of A&R in late 2008.

A 30+ year A&R veteran, Pete has also held senior A&R positions at Arista, Epic and SBK/EMI. As a publisher, Pete operates Songs With A Pure Tone and Margetts Road Music, joint ventures currently in partnership with Warner Chappell Music. Its writers have achieved multiple Gold and Platinum certifications over the past several years. He also sits on the board of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Additionally, Pete hosts the popular podcast “Rock & Roll High School” a series of conversations with legendary figures from the history of contemporary music.

At Atlantic, among the artists and projects that Pete has signed and/or A&R’d are Grammy Award-winning artists twenty one pilots, Halestorm and Jason Mraz; Platinum and multi-Platinum artists Christina Perri, Gayle, Melanie Martinez, Skillet, Grandson, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas, Theory Of A Deadman, Icona Pop and Forest Blakk; as well as the Original Broadway Cast Recordings of Hamilton, Mean Girls, Jagged Little Pill, Dear Evan Hansen and the Multi-Platinum Billboard No.1 soundtrack album The Greatest Showman, the latter three of which he also co-produced. Pete has received two Grammy Awards: the first in 2017 for his role as producer on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Dear Evan Hansen and more recently, in 2021, for his role as producer on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Jagged Little Pill. Ganbarg began his A&R career in 1989 at SBK Records working for legendary music business icons Marty Bandier and Charles Koppelman. In 1997, he joined Clive Davis at Arista Records, where, as Senior Director of A&R, he conceived and A&R’d Santana’s 30x Platinum worldwide, nine-time Grammy-winning “Supernatural.” Prior to joining Atlantic, Ganbarg headed Pure Tone Music, a leading A&R consulting firm, whose success stories included Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Chaka Khan, Santana, Train, Aaron Neville, Donna Summer and others.

Previous “International Music Person of the Year” awards honorees have included Monte Lipman, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records & Avery Lipman, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Grammy & Emmy Award Winning & Oscar nominated global hit songwriter Diane Warren; Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive & President Music, EA Games; Daniel Glass, President & Founder, Glassnote Entertainment Group; Alexandra Patsavas, Music Creative + Production / Original Series Netflix; George Ergatoudis, Head of Music, UK & Ireland, Apple; Harvey Goldsmith, Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents (Live Aid, Live Earth, Prince’s Trust); Lisa Worden, Vice President, Rock & Alternative, iHeartMedia, and Program Director of ALT 98.7 and numerous other global music and media influencers!

For more information, and to register to attend MUSEXPO visit www.musexpo.net.

For speaker, sponsorship, or artist showcase information contact info@anrworldwide.com.




10/10/22

MUSEXPO 2023 HIGHLIGHTS GLOBAL A&R
WITH RENOWNED EXECUTIVE RON FAIR TO CHAIR FORUM






MUSEXPO “The United Nations of Music” (www.musexpo.net) returns with its 23rd global edition, and full-pre-pandemic events and conference programming to Burbank, CA from March 19 - 22, 2023. Amongst many of the topics MUSEXPO will spotlight will be a strong focus on US and international A&R and artist development, which is the lifeblood of the music business, and a core day-to-day focus of A&R Worldwide.
MUSEXPO’s “Global A&R Forum” will be chaired this year by the highly acclaimed and respected major label executive, producer, arranger, recording engineer, musical director and A&R man – Ron Fair, whose forum will feature a diverse array of A&R executives from around the world. Fair was previously Chairman, Geffen Records; President, A&M Records; and Chief Creative Officer/Executive Vice President, Virgin Records - all divisions of the Universal Music Group.
Ron Fair
Among many of Ron Fair’s A&R and creative accomplishments his recordings have won 10 Grammy awards and have been nominated 17 times. Fair discovered and shepherded Christina Aguilera - selling over 50 million copies worldwide. Fair A&R’d Christina Aguilera’s first five albums. Fair championed the Black Eyed Peas to 27 million albums, four No.1’s and multiple Grammy wins, as well as co-producing and arranging the strings on their global breakthrough No.1 hit “Where is The Love?” He produced and A&R’d the Pussycat Dolls six-million-selling Grammy-nominated debut album, yielding several international number-one singles. As an A&R Executive at RCA Records, Fair discovered and signed Stacy “Fergie” Ferguson in the girl-trio Wild Orchid. He later re-signed Fergie, installed her in the Black Eyed Peas, leading to her 5-million-selling Grammy-nominated solo album The Duchess, with three No.1 singles including “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” Fair was co-producer of Mary J. Blige’s No.1 hit “Be Without You.” He co-produced “Lady Marmalade” (Christina Aguilera, P!nk, Mya, Lil’ Kim) the international No.1 “Moulin Rouge” soundtrack selling over 3 million copies. He brought Snow Patrol to the U.S., selling a million-plus albums on the No.1 hit “Chasing Cars.” He developed and produced Grammy nominee and triple-Platinum vocalist Keyshia Cole, guided Vanessa Carlton to a double-Platinum Grammy-nominated debut album, produced two jazz albums by Queen Latifah, selling a million copies combined, and spearheaded the US breakthrough of UK band Bastille, and their hit “Pompeii,” which sold over three million copies and much more. Ron and wife Stefanie Fair wrote and produced over 75 children’s songs for kid’s entertainment company Genius Brands.

Sat Bisla, President & Founder, A&R Worldwide stated, “Ron Fair is one of the most accomplished A&R executives in the world, and we look forward to putting artist and repertoire on the forefront at MUSEXPO 2023. Whilst analytics and research are important, nothing is as important as the artist and the songwriter when it comes to an authentic connection to fans, consumers and pop culture.”

MUSEXPO will be unveiling many of its global executive and creative participants in the coming weeks and months.

For more information including the event program, sponsorship, and to register to attend MUSEXPO 2023, click HERE.




9/19/22

KATY PERRY, JESSIE J, THE TEMPER TRAP & MANY MORE
WHO’S NEXT TO LAUNCH OR GET SIGNED FROM MUSEXPO




Since it’s launch back in 2005, MUSEXPO has been a launching pad for artists into the US and global markets – acting as a platform for key decision-makers, influencers, A&Rs, publishers, music supervisors, brands, booking agents, radio/digital and streaming platforms to unearth emerging talent, as well as leading to direct signings including worldwide deals. MUSEXPO returns in 2023 with its full and robust showcasing platform with the focus of securing strategic deals for the participating acts.
Jason Flom, President, Lava Records says, “I’ve been attending and participating in MUSEXPO for many years and I 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 to set the stage for their respective launches.”
Korda Marshall, Founder, Infectious Records said, “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.”

Some of the acts who have benefitted from showcasing at MUSEXPO and garnered a springboard into the US and global markets, or getting signed to labels, synch licensing deals and/or publishing agreements as a result of the event include the likes of Katy Perry, Frank Turner, Jessie J, The Temper Trap, LMFAO, Sheppard, Avalanche City, Gavin James, Forest Blakk, Robyn, Erik Hassle, Ida Maria, Jeremy Loops, Lime Cordiale to name just a few.

MUSEXPO is currently accepting artist showcase submissions. More information is available HERE, or contact info@anrworldwide.com for additional details.

Click HERE for the Katy Perry showcase at MUSEXPO 2008, which played a key part in opening some very important early doors for her in her career into the US, and global markets.




8/22/22

MUSEXPO 2023 TO HIGHLIGHT GLOBAL DISTRIBUTORS,
A&R, MUSIC SUPERVISION & SYNCH, PUBLISHING & MORE




MUSEXPO “The United Nations of Music” (www.musexpo.net) which recently announced its return to Burbank, CA from March 19 - 22, 2023 with its high-level collection of executives, influencers, and leaders from the global music industry has unveiled some of its key highlights for next year’s event which includes the Global Synch Summit and A&R Summit.
Next year’s event will highlight the best music distributors and label services companies in the world, which will spotlight the key companies building a viable and successful pathway forward for independent music companies, artists and others. In addition, the event will also spotlight key executives and companies from the international A&R, music publishing, synch (film, TV, brands, videogames, eSports), talent representation (management, booking, promoters), audio platforms (radio, streaming, digital, satellite, mobile, on-demand) NFT’s, metaverse and so much more, including several high-profile awards luncheon events.
Pictured (L-R) at MUSEXPO 2022 are Alexandra Patsavas (Head Of Music, Original Series, Netflix), Mark Sutherland (contributing writer to Music Business Worldwide) and Amy Dunning (Vice President Music Creative/Production, Netflix).
Over the past 17 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 Luke – Sr. Vice President Content, SiriusXM; Andrew Kronfeld – Executive Vice President, Universal Music Group; Aton Ben-Horin – Global VP A&R, Warner Music Group; Bob Shennan – Managing Director, BBC Group; Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Dave Holmes – worldwide manager of Coldplay; David Massey – President & CEO, Arista Records; Diane Warren - Grammy, Emmy & Golden Globe Award-Winning Songwriter; Ellen Healy - Sr. Marketing Director, Global Consumer Engagement, PepsiCo; George Ergatoudis - Head of Apple Music UK; Greg Hammer – Managing Director, Red Bull Records; Hartwig Masuch – CEO, BMG; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jake Wisely - Partner & Director, Concord Music; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jeff Smith - Head of Music, BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music (UK); Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!); Jody Gerson – Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group; Jon Platt – Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Publishing; Korda Marshall - EVP, Founder, Infectious Records; Larry King – the late Legendary Radio and Television Broadcaster/Interviewer; Mandar Thakur – COO, Times Music (India); Marty Diamond – Head of Music, Wasserman Music (Coldplay, Eminem, The Black Eyed Peas); Michael Chugg - President & Founder, Chugg Entertainment (Australasia); Max Lousada – CEO, Recorded Music; Michael Rapino - Chairman & CEO, Live Nation Entertainment; Mike Caren – Founder & CEO, APG; Mike Knobloch - President, Film Music & Publishing, Universal Pictures; Neil Warnock – Global Head of Music, United Talent Agency; Nigel Lythgoe - Executive Producer, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance; Paul Wiltshire – CEO, Songtradr, Inc.; Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records; Peter Edge - Chairman & CEO, RCA Records Group; Richard Russell - Founder, XL Recordings (UK); Sarah Stennett - CEO, First Access Entertainment; Savan Kotecha - Songwriter/Producer (The Weeknd, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry); Scooter Braun - Founder, SB Projects (Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Usher); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder, Sire Records; Sir Lucian Grainge – Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Tom Anderson - Co-Founder, MySpace; Troy Carter – Founder & CEO, Q&A Media Holdings.; will.i.am (The Black Eyed Peas); and Zane Lowe – Global Creative Director & Co-Head Artist Relations, Apple Music; amongst thousands of others.

MUSEXPO was born out of the inspirational and organic dinners launched by A&R Worldwide Founder Sat Bisla (also the founder of A&R Network and The New Music Network; the predecessor to iHeartMedia) and Coldplay’s worldwide manager Dave Holmes back in 1999 in an effort to bring the global music, media and technology communities together in a meaningful manner.

Registration is now open to attend MUSEXPO 2023 at www.musexpo.net. Click HERE to see a recap of this year’s event.

For more details including sponsorship, partnerships, event program and artist showcasing opportunities contact info@anrworldwide.com.




8/8/22

MUSEXPO “The United Nations of Music” (www.musexpo.net) has announced its return to Burbank, CA from March 19 - 22, 2023. MUSEXPO also delivers a series of events which includes the Global Synch Summit and A&R Summit.

From March 19th - 22nd, MUSEXPO will once again be held at the inspiring Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience. In "Beautiful Downtown Burbank" as heard on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, high in a picturesque setting in hills overlooking the city and Downtown LA, Castaway is fast becoming one of SoCal's most provocative and exciting special events properties and upscale restaurants, featuring breathtaking views and a renewed positive energy and vibe, ready to deliver a world-class experience to 2023’s attendees.

Burbank, CA is home to some of the world's most recognized music and media companies including film/TV studios, record labels, publishing companies, radio stations, music supervisors, synch companies and more including The Walt Disney Company, Marvel Comics Studios, Disney Music Group, Freemantle Media, ABC Television, Hollywood Records, ESPN, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Comics, Freeform TV, peermusic, iHeartRadio, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, The Burbank Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Insomniac Games, Legendary Films, The CW Television Network, NBCUniversal, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, KPWR “Power 106” Los Angeles, Position Music and A&R Worldwide’s headquarters to name just a few. The city of Burbank is once again set to welcome 2023 delegates to this long-time epicenter of music creativity and innovation as the event unites artists, industry and fans alike.

MUSEXPO will look to deliver an unparalleled overview of the global music business from A&R, publishing, digital, streaming, brands, synch, live, management, distribution, multi-media, technology, marketing, radio and much more, in an intimate networking experience that its flagship event is world renowned for, while also delving more deeply into the most important aspect of our global music business - the songs and the artists.

With more opportunities than ever for delegates to interact and connect with the local Los Angeles music community, as well as their global counterparts, MUSEXPO will feature numerous unique and innovative opportunities and platforms to foster creative opportunities and commercial realizations.

The event will include the inaugural presentation of the MUSEXPO “Lifetime Achievement Award” during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon. The event will take place on Monday March 20th and honor Joel Denver - President/Publisher/co-Founder of the ALL ACCESS MUSIC (www.AllAccess.com), at Castaway in Burbank. In addition, it will present the esteemed “Worldwide Radio Person of The Year” and “International Music Person of The Year” awards – honorees will be unveiled soon.

“We know everyone is keen to reconnect, forge new creative and business opportunities, bringing the music business back better and more equitable than ever, to help both artists and industry alike thrive in a meaningful way. We are determined to bring a fresh energy and an assortment of exciting new opportunities to our 2023 attendees, and look forward to helping unite artists, executives and the global music business alike.” states Sat Bisla, President & Founder, A&R Worldwide / MUSEXPO.

Previous “Int’l Music Person of the Year” awards honorees have included Monte Lipman, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records & Avery Lipman, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Grammy & Emmy Award Winning & Oscar nominated global hit songwriter Diane Warren; Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive & President Music, EA Games; Daniel Glass, President & Founder, Glassnote Entertainment Group; Alexandra Patsavas, Music Creative + Production / Original Series Netflix; George Ergatoudis, Head of Music, UK & Ireland, Apple; Kevin Weatherly, Head of North American Programming, Spotify; Jimmy Steal, VP of Brand & Content, “101.9 The Mix” WTMX Chicago, Lisa Worden, Vice President, Rock & Alternative, iHeartMedia, and Program Director of ALT 98.7 and numerous other global music and media influencers!

MUSEXPO will also continue to welcome the crème de la crème of global showcasing talent to its stage that has previously welcomed then unsigned or unknown artists such as Katy Perry, LMFAO, Jessie J, Teddybears, Frank Turner, Robyn, Lime Cordiale, 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 and many others prior to their global success.

Over the past 17 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 Luke - Global Head of Programming & Content Strategy, Amazon Music; Andrew Kronfeld – Executive Vice President, Universal Music Group; Avery Lipman – Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Ben Cooper – former Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Bob Shennan - Director, BBC Radio; Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Christian Tattersfield - Founder & President, Good Soldier Songs; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Daniel Glass – Founder & Chairman – Glassnote Entertainment; Dave Holmes – worldwide manager of Coldplay; David Massey – President & CEO, Arista Records; Diane Warren - Grammy, Emmy & Golden Globe Award-Winning Songwriter; George Ergatoudis - Head of Apple Music U.K.; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jake Wisely - Chief Publishing Executive, Concord Music; Jason Flom - CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jeff Smith - Head of Music, BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music (UK); Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!); Korda Marshall - EVP, New Recordings, BMG & Founder, Infectious Records; Larry King – the late Legendary Radio and Television Broadcaster/Interviewer; Marty Diamond – Head of Music, Wasserman Music (Coldplay, Eminem, The 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 – Global Head of Music, United Talent Agency; Nick Raphael – former President, Capitol Records U.K.; Nigel Lythgoe - Executive Producer, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance; Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records; Peter Edge - Chairman & CEO, RCA Records Group; Richard Russell - Founder, XL Recordings (UK); Sarah Stennett - CEO, First Access Entertainment; Savan Kotecha - Songwriter/Producer (The Weeknd, One Direction, Justin BieberKaty Perry); Scooter Braun - Founder, SB Projects (Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Usher); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder, Sire Records; Sir Lucian Grainge – Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Tom Anderson - Co-Founder, MySpace; Troy Carter – Founder & CEO, Q&A Media Holdings.; will.i.am (The Black Eyed Peas); and Zane Lowe – Apple’s Beats 1; amongst thousands of others.

MUSEXPO was born out of the inspirational and organic dinners launched by A&R Worldwide Founder Sat Bisla (also the founder of A&R Network and The New Music Network; the predecessor to iHeartMedia) and Coldplay’s worldwide manager Dave Holmes back in 1999 in an effort to bring the global music, media and technology communities together in a meaningful manner.

Registration is now open for MUSEXPO at www.musexpo.net.

Information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities, direct flights to Burbank Airport and conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.

For More Details Contact: info@anrworldwide.com or +1.323.782.0770.