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Quincy Jones Takes Center Stage at Spotify’s Secret Genius Awards 2018

November 19, 2018

When you’ve got Quincy Jones in the building, it’s nearly impossible to talk about anyone else.

Such was the case at Los Angeles’s Theatre at the Ace Hotel on Friday night (Nov. 16), which served as the venue for Spotify’s second annual Secret Genius Awards. Despite being filled with a slew of top-tier artists, songwriters, and producers, the evening was all about the music icon, who was the recipient of the aptly-named Legendary Genius Award.

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Queen Scores 17th Top 40 Album With ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Soundtrack

November 6, 2018

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week’s most popular albums based on their overall consumption. That overall unit figure combines pure album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Queen collects its 17th top 40 album on the Billboard 200, as the Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack bows at No. 22 with 24,000 equivalent album units earned. The companion album to the film of the same name collects familiar highlights from Queen’s career, including a handful of tracks from the band’s performance at Live Aid in 1985 — the first time the recordings have been released in audio form.

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Ronnie Dunn, Wayne Kirkpatrick & More Inducted into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

October 29, 2018

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame welcomed five new members Sunday night (Oct. 28) as Ronnie Dunn, Wayne Kirkpatrick, K.T. Oslin, Byron Hill and Joe Melson were inducted during a sold out gala at Nashville’s Music City Center. In addition to the inductions during the 48th annual event, Reba McEntire was honored with the inaugural Career Maker Award recognizing her impact on the careers of Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members.

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Music Matters 2018 Conference Highlights China, EDM and Adele

September 17, 2018

The 13th All That Matters/Music Matters conference was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Singapore from Sept. 7 -12 with more than 1,700 people attending, and 35 musical acts performing at venues all around the city.

The event is recognized as the leading international music conference in Asia and attracts industry heads from territories across the globe, with a concentration on south east Asia, China, Australia and Europe.

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iHeartRadio MMVAs 2018 Winners: See the Full List

August 29, 2018

The multi-genre event  included a star-studded performance lineup, with 5 Seconds of Summer, Bebe Rexha, Alessia Cara, Meghan Trainor and more.

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