Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Signs With ICM

Famous reggae singer-songwriter Jimmy Cliff has signed with ICM Associates for representation throughout all spots, the organization declared Wednesday. ICM plans to sector the Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer’s sequel to his typical 1972 movie “The More durable They Arrive,” a documentary and memoir as properly as his global touring, according to the announcement.

A indigenous of Jamaica, holds the country’s optimum honor, The Buy of Benefit, and along with Bob Marley is a person of two Jamaican Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has prepared this kind of music as “The Tougher They Come” — and starred in the movie of the same name — “Many Rivers to Cross,” “You Can Get It If You Definitely Want” and “Beautiful Individuals, Wonderful Entire world.” About the several years his music have been lined by the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and Annie Lennox Bob Dylan named his song “Vietnam” “the best protest song at any time created.”

In August 2021, Cliff produced his most current one, “Human Touch,” and previously this thirty day period performed at the Grammy salute to Paul Simon in Los Angeles. He will release new content later on this 12 months.

+ Warner Recorded New music has named Mike Shinoda, co-founder of Linkin Park, as local community innovation advisor. In this initial-of-its-variety article, Shinoda, an early adapter of new music tech whose attempts played a enormous function in Linkin Park’s popularity and link with its enthusiast foundation, will get the job done carefully with Warner Music’s leadership and business enterprise advancement groups to aid condition the company’s artist-centric technique to Website3.

Max Lousada, CEO of Warner Recorded Songs, mentioned: “Central to our DNA at Warner is that we start with the artist expertise. A passionate artistic who’s deeply embedded in the rapidly evolving entire world of Website3, Mike’s standpoint right here will be priceless. As we continue on to accelerate discounts and create out our know-how across the corporation, together we’ll navigate the options at the intersection of new music and know-how with thoughtfulness and authenticity – to the advantage of our whole musical local community.”

“There’s no a person-dimensions-fits-all strategy when it will come to World-wide-web3 every single artist and group is unique,” additional Shinoda. “Warner has designed some powerful very first ways in this room, and I glimpse forward to enjoying a purpose in further more exploration—supporting artists in making new opportunities, and connecting with supporters in unimaginable new methods.”

+ Walter Kolm’s Miami-dependent WK Data has declared 3 promotions: Pierina Jatem will assume the job of director of artist tactic & internet marketing, Anita Tillero as inventive director and Kearie Reyes as director of revenue & digital internet marketing, successful quickly.

Horacio Rodriguez, who assumed the part of CEO of WK Information final yr, mentioned in a assertion: “Providing finest in course products and services to our artists and small business associates is paramount for our enterprise and I have confidence in that Pierina, Kearie and Anita’s practical experience and leadership will be critical to continue obtaining our plans and driving our business enterprise forward. I’m incredibly grateful that these a few gifted pros have picked WK Information as their 2nd residence.”

Tuesday, April 19

Republic Records has named Danielle Price tag government vice president, centered in the label’s New York headquarters. In this new position, Selling price will contribute to overall strategy, company improvement, and label growth as very well as serving as a member of the leadership group.

Most not too long ago, Selling price was senior VP of business and lawful affairs at 10K Projects, where by she spearheaded small business affairs for Trippie Redd, Iann Dior, Web Cash, Surfaces, and many others. She also served as the interim head of operations, overseeing day-to-day enterprise functions with immediate oversight of organization & legal affairs, A&R administration, human sources and finance.

Beforehand, she led the hip-hop audio division of LaPolt Legislation, symbolizing Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Megan Thee Stallion, Tinashe, and others along with the firm’s team and started her career as an legal professional in the authorized affairs office of Warner Audio Team.

Republic CEO and co-founder Monte Lipman explained, “Danielle’s enterprise acumen, inventive vision, and extensive lawful track record are tested substances for a outstanding executive.  Her refreshing standpoint and exceptional talents will be a tremendous addition to our group of remarkable executives.”

+ Capitol Christian Music Team has named Phil Thornton senior vice president, reporting to the company’s co-presidents — Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy. Thorton will operate out of the group’s headquarters in Nashville.

In his freshly developed position, Thornton will cope with new business enterprise advancement — signing expertise and taking care of media and touring partnerships on behalf of Capitol CMG artists.

According to O’Donnell and Plachy, “We are thrilled to welcome Phil to the Capitol CMG crew. He has an wonderful monitor history for finding, producing and breaking artists and an entrepreneurial approach that we know will gain our overall roster.”

Prior to becoming a member of Capitol CMG, Thornton was senior VP/typical manager of RCA Inspiration — the Nashville-based Gospel songs label that operates below Sony Music’s Provident Songs Team — a position he held since 2016. Amid his several assignments underneath RCA — Thornton signed a offer with Mariah Carey to launch, “Fall In Appreciate At Christmas” showcasing Khalid and Kirk Franklin he paired H.E.R. and Tauren Wells for the GRAMMY-nominated “Hold Us Jointly (Hope Blend)” and collaborated with The Orchard to sign Tribl Data.

+ Host of the nationally syndicated iHeartRadio software — “The Bobby Bones Show” — Bobby Bones will be getting his honorary doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas on May well 14 in Bud Walton Arena.

Bones started off his occupation as a teenager on Central Arkansas’ 105.9 KLAZ station — an expertise that sprouted the Arkansas native’s determination to his residence state. Bones is a benefactor of The Razorback Basis as a member of the “Cardinal and White,” an organization in support of student-athlete scholarships. Additionally, he presents once-a-year awards scholarships to picked students and materials shoes and uniforms to the athletic packages at his hometown significant university.

His breakout Tv sequence for Nationwide Geographic, “Breaking Bobby Bones,” is streaming now on Disney+. He has also served as the official in-house mentor on ABC’s “American Idol,” gained period 27 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” and is the host and executive producer of Circle Network’s “Opry.”

Monday, April 18

Stem received a $20 million spherical of funding, led by QED Investors and supported by Block, Inc. — a technologies and monetary companies enterprise. Prior traders include things like Slow Ventures and High quality Management. In accordance to the announcement, the expenditure will fund Stem’s launch of a range of equipment to assistance artists, labels, songwriters, producers, and managers calculate royalties and method payments.

“It’s asinine that labels are still sending paper statements to artists a pair times each 12 months,” stated Milana Lewis, CEO of Stem in a assertion. “We think that labels should have a dashboard that tells them how a great deal they’ve invested and reveals their artists and collaborators when they can anticipate to get paid. We’ve introduced this experience to lifestyle for our consumers, and now we want to give all people the encounter they ought to have.”

QED founding husband or wife Frank Rotman extra, “Milana’s vision for the upcoming of payments in the tunes enterprise guarantees to disrupt the standing quo and empower artists, labels, and creators of all measurements. We’re thrilled to have Stem be part of our portfolio of fintech innovators and to supply our decades of expertise supporting the growth of fintech corporations,”

+ Fonovisa, Common Songs Latino and Sinaloan group Enigma Norteño have renewed their decade-extended partnership, the businesses have declared. The quintet has collaborated with fellow artists in the market which includes Pancho Barraza, Régulo Caro and extra. Their music “El Flaquito,” reached #5 on the TikTok Mexico chart.

Antonio Silva, normal director of Fonovisa Disa Usa/Mexico, claimed, “We rejoice the self-confidence that Enigma Norteño endorses in this staff, they are a group that any record firm would like to have and they honor us by renewing their agreement with Fonovisa. Enigma Norteño is a group who by no means stops shocking their audience and we are dedicated to doing work working day by working day on this project to keep on rising jointly.”

+ SiriusXM declared numerous new users of its model and customer marketing group: Rolanda Gaines joins as VP of experiential and partnership advertising and marketing, Tatiana Holifield as VP of digital content material and audience engagement, and Joe Hanna as senior director of brand name and platform partnerships. All three will report to SiriusXM’s senior VP of model and customer marketing, Kimberly K. Wilson.

“Coming off of a groundbreaking calendar year we’re at a pivotal minute in this article at SiriusXM and the caliber of expertise that we’re bringing in will certainly help us broaden our leadership place in the audio space,” Wilson mentioned.