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Various Artists - The Vinyl Series Curated By Chris Blackwell And Presented By Island Records/UMe

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:30pm

Now, Blackwell has curated a series of compilation LPs featuring his hand-picked tracks that correspond with his and Island's legendary history.

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  • Now, Blackwell has curated a series of compilation LPs featuring his hand-picked tracks that correspond with his and Island's legendary history.
  • On July 23, Island Records / UMe will release Volume Two ofThe Vinyl Series, a nine-track album covering the years 1969 to 1973.
  • Volume One, which included pivotal songs from 1962 to 1969, will also be available, and Volume Three will follow later this year.
  • Taken together, the set explores the wide-ranging highlights from Island's remarkable and extensive catalog.Pre-order The Vinyl Series HERE .

DEF LEPPARD RELEASE LIMITED EDITION BOX SET 'DEF LEPPARD - VOLUME THREE' TODAY- AVAILABLE NOW!

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Def Leppard will release Def Leppard Volume Three , a new limited edition box set UMe/Virgin.

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, legendary British rock 'n' roll icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Def Leppard will release Def Leppard Volume Three , a new limited edition box set UMe/Virgin.
  • This set marks the third of four volumes of the band's complete recorded output in both 180gm vinyl and limited-edition CD box sets.
  • They contain all the recordings from the band in the 2000's and features the original packaging on both formats.
  • Band members Joe Elliott, Rick Savage, Rick Allen, Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell have also contributed to the set.

Dove, Verve Records, UMe and The Nina Simone Charitable Trust Partner To Create First-Ever Music Video For Musical Icon And Activist Nina Simone's "Feeling Good"

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:00pm

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dove, Verve Records, UMe, and the Nina Simone Charitable Trust have joined forces to create the first official music video for "Feeling Good," the iconic song by legendary musician and activist Nina Simone.

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dove, Verve Records, UMe, and the Nina Simone Charitable Trust have joined forces to create the first official music video for "Feeling Good," the iconic song by legendary musician and activist Nina Simone.
  • A representative of the Nina Simone Charitable Trust says, "Nina was a tireless champion of individual freedom of expression.
  • Nina Simone is a true legend, and we're thrilled to partner with Dove, UMe, and the Nina Simone Charitable Trust, to create an empowering video, and to continue to bring her music to her fans, both old and new."
  • Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is the global catalog and special markets division of Universal Music Group (UMG).

Megan Thee Stallion to Provide Full-Ride Scholarship for Student to Attend Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:30pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Grammy Award-winning musician and entrepreneur Megan Thee Stallion announced plans to provide a full-tuition, four-year scholarship for a student looking to pursue their education at the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment at Long Island University.

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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Grammy Award-winning musician and entrepreneur Megan Thee Stallion announced plans to provide a full-tuition, four-year scholarship for a student looking to pursue their education at the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment at Long Island University.
  • Long Island University and Roc Nation announced the partnership and formation of the school in August 2020 with the inaugural semester kicking off in Fall 2021.
  • The Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment will prepare students for a wide range of careers in performance, entrepreneurship, all aspects of music, and sports business management.
  • The School offers undergraduate degrees in applied music; music technology, entrepreneurship and production; sports communication and marketing; sports management; and vocal performance.

Interscope Records and Essentia Water Partner on New "Stop for Nothing" Artist Discovery Series

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 6:17pm

LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Interscope Records has partnered with Essentia Water on a new artist discovery series entitled "Stop for Nothing."

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Interscope Records has partnered with Essentia Water on a new artist discovery series entitled "Stop for Nothing."
  • Make sure to follow Essentia Water on social media (@EssentiaWater ) as well as Interscope Records ( @Interscope ) for news, updates on what artist are up next in the series, and more exclusive content.
  • Headquartered in Bothell, WA, Essentia Water, LLC pioneered ionized alkaline water in 1998 and is known for its unique ionization process.
  • It's the #1 alkaline water brand and the #1 selling bottled water brand in the natural channel1.

Warner Music Group Corp. to Participate in Credit Suisse’s 23rd Annual Communications Conference

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 4:06pm

NEW YORK, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Warner Music Group Corp. (Warner Music Group or WMG) announced today that Eric Levin, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a question and answer session during the Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Communications Conference on Monday June 14, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

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  • NEW YORK, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Warner Music Group Corp. (Warner Music Group or WMG) announced today that Eric Levin, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a question and answer session during the Credit Suisse 23rd Annual Communications Conference on Monday June 14, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.
  • A live webcast of the session will be available to the general public through a link on the Investor Relations homepage of Warner Music Groups website ( https://investors.wmg.com/events-and-presentations/upcoming-events ).
  • A replay of the video webcast will be available in the Past Events section of Warner Music Groups Investor Relations homepage.
  • With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group today is home to an unparalleled family of creative artists, songwriters, and companies that are moving culture across the globe.

Layla Sleep Launches First-Ever Comforter

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Layla Sleep, makers of direct-to-consumer mattresses and bedding known for their commitment to high quality materials and attention to detail, today announced the launch of the Layla Down Alternative Comforter.

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  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Layla Sleep, makers of direct-to-consumer mattresses and bedding known for their commitment to high quality materials and attention to detail, today announced the launch of the Layla Down Alternative Comforter.
  • "The new Layla Down Alternative Comforter was carefully crafted in an effort to continue to bring exceptional comfort to the homes of our customers.
  • We could not be more excited to introduce this new expansion, which features Layla Sleep's signature hexagon-shaped baffle box for even fill distribution that millions of our consumers know and love," said Akrum Sheikh, Co-Founder of Layla Sleep.
  • The Layla Down Alternative Comforter is made with a luxurious 300 thread count, 100% cotton exterior, is hypoallergenic, thermal regulating and features a down-alternative cluster fill.

AdShare Clients Total 100 Billion Views in One Year - Social Media Monetizer Brings In Record Revenue For Music Artists

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 10:00pm

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AdShare, the leading social media monetization service for music, film, television, and sports rights-holders online, passed 100 billion views milestone for the 12 months ending April 1, 2021.

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  • LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- AdShare, the leading social media monetization service for music, film, television, and sports rights-holders online, passed 100 billion views milestone for the 12 months ending April 1, 2021.
  • The amount of views represents a 22.8 percent increase over the previous twelve-month period.
  • Leading AdShare high performers included YG, Kakao M and Times Music India.
  • AdShare utilizes HAWK technology to identify, track and monetize copyrighted content, optimizing revenue for content creators found on YouTube, Google and SOUNDCLOUD.

Extreme Tech Challenge Announces Finalists to Global Startup Competition

Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 3:09am

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the worlds largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, today announces 80 startup finalists from 24 nations across 6 continents who are invited to participate in a virtual XTC Bootcamp this month with the opportunity to qualify for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals 2021 presented by TechCrunch on July 22, 2021.

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  • Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the worlds largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, today announces 80 startup finalists from 24 nations across 6 continents who are invited to participate in a virtual XTC Bootcamp this month with the opportunity to qualify for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals 2021 presented by TechCrunch on July 22, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210604005668/en/
    Announcing the XTC 2021 Global Finalists (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The XTC 2021 Global Finals presented by TechCrunch is free to attend, open to the public, and will be held virtually on July 22, 2021.
  • Register for the event to find out which startup is crowned Global Winner of XTC 2021 and to learn about whats ahead for the upcoming 2022 competition.
  • The public is invited to watch all 80 Finalists present in their categories from June 21-30, details to be published closer to the date on the Extreme Tech Challenge website.

Reservoir Acquires Legendary Independent Hip-Hop and Electronic Label Tommy Boy Music

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music.

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  • NEW YORK, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music.
  • Tommy Boy Music also includes the catalogs of Amherst Records, Harlem Music, and Halwill Music, which hold masters and publishing rights for a diverse collection of 70s Soul, Disco, and Jazz artists including The Stylistics, Van McCoy, and Glenn Medeiros.
  • Tommy Boy Music joins Chrysalis Records, augmenting Reservoirs recorded music division and building on the companys commitment to upholding legacies and supporting great independent music.
  • Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto, London, and Abu Dhabi.