Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Symptoms With ICM

Legendary reggae singer-songwriter Jimmy Cliff has signed with ICM Companions for representation throughout all spots, the business introduced Wednesday. ICM plans to sector the Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer’s sequel to his vintage 1972 film “The Harder They Appear,” a documentary and memoir as very well as his world touring, according to the announcement.

A indigenous of Jamaica, holds the country’s maximum honor, The Buy of Advantage, and alongside with Bob Marley is one particular of two Jamaican Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame. He has created such tracks as “The Harder They Come” — and starred in the film of the very same name — “Many Rivers to Cross,” “You Can Get It If You Really Want” and “Beautiful Folks, Wonderful Planet.” In excess of the decades his tunes have been covered by the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and Annie Lennox Bob Dylan known as his track “Vietnam” “the finest protest music at any time composed.”

In August 2021, Cliff introduced his most current solitary, “Human Contact,” and previously this month performed at the Grammy salute to Paul Simon in Los Angeles. He will launch new content afterwards this calendar year.

+ Warner Recorded Audio has named Mike Shinoda, co-founder of Linkin Park, as group innovation advisor. In this to start with-of-its-variety post, Shinoda, an early adapter of tunes tech whose efforts performed a enormous part in Linkin Park’s level of popularity and link with its supporter foundation, will perform carefully with Warner Music’s leadership and small business advancement teams to assist shape the company’s artist-centric method to Net3.

Max Lousada, CEO of Warner Recorded Songs, said: “Central to our DNA at Warner is that we get started with the artist knowledge. A passionate inventive who’s deeply embedded in the speedily evolving entire world of Website3, Mike’s point of view right here will be priceless. As we continue on to accelerate offers and develop out our know-how throughout the firm, alongside one another we’ll navigate the choices at the intersection of music and technological innovation with thoughtfulness and authenticity – to the reward of our total musical neighborhood.”

“There’s no a person-sizing-suits-all strategy when it comes to World wide web3 each and every artist and community is exceptional,” included Shinoda. “Warner has built some sturdy to start with measures in this space, and I seem ahead to taking part in a role in further exploration—supporting artists in generating new options, and connecting with followers in unimaginable new approaches.”

+ Walter Kolm’s Miami-based WK Information has announced a few promotions: Pierina Jatem will suppose the job of director of artist technique & marketing, Anita Tillero as innovative director and Kearie Reyes as director of sales & digital advertising and marketing, powerful right away.

Horacio Rodriguez, who assumed the part of CEO of WK Information past calendar year, explained in a statement: “Providing best in class services to our artists and small business associates is paramount for our firm and I believe in that Pierina, Kearie and Anita’s expertise and management will be important to carry on achieving our goals and driving our company forward. I’m really grateful that these three gifted experts have picked WK Documents as their second residence.”

Tuesday, April 19

Republic Data has named Danielle Selling price executive vice president, primarily based in the label’s New York headquarters. In this new position, Price will lead to over-all technique, small business development, and label expansion as well as serving as a member of the management crew.

Most recently, Selling price was senior VP of business enterprise and legal affairs at 10K Tasks, the place she spearheaded enterprise affairs for Trippie Redd, Iann Dior, World-wide-web Income, Surfaces, and other people. She also served as the interim head of functions, overseeing working day-to-working day enterprise operations with immediate oversight of company & authorized affairs, A&R administration, human assets and finance.

Earlier, she led the hip-hop tunes division of LaPolt Legislation, symbolizing Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Megan Thee Stallion, Tinashe, and many others along with the firm’s staff and began her career as an attorney in the legal affairs office of Warner Music Group.

Republic CEO and co-founder Monte Lipman explained, “Danielle’s company acumen, creative eyesight, and extensive authorized background are tested elements for a excellent government.  Her clean standpoint and exclusive skills will be a huge addition to our workforce of amazing executives.”

+ Capitol Christian Audio Group 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 situation, Thornton will cope with new company growth — signing expertise and managing media and touring partnerships on behalf of Capitol CMG artists.

In accordance to O’Donnell and Plachy, “We are thrilled to welcome Phil to the Capitol CMG team. He has an awesome monitor report for getting, establishing and breaking artists and an entrepreneurial strategy that we know will gain our total roster.”

Prior to signing up for Capitol CMG, Thornton was senior VP/general supervisor of RCA Inspiration — the Nashville-based Gospel new music label that operates beneath Sony Music’s Provident Music Team — a position he held considering that 2016. Among the his many tasks under 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 With each other (Hope Mix)” and collaborated with The Orchard to sign Tribl Data.

+ Host of the nationally syndicated iHeartRadio application — “The Bobby Bones Show” — Bobby Bones will be receiving his honorary doctorate diploma from the College of Arkansas on Could 14 in Bud Walton Arena.

Bones started his career as a teen on Central Arkansas’ 105.9 KLAZ station — an knowledge that sprouted the Arkansas native’s determination to his house state. Bones is a benefactor of The Razorback Foundation as a member of the “Cardinal and White,” an organization in aid of college student-athlete scholarships. On top of that, he offers annual awards scholarships to picked pupils and supplies footwear and uniforms to the athletic courses at his hometown high school.

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

Monday, April 18

Stem acquired a $20 million spherical of funding, led by QED Buyers and supported by Block, Inc. — a technological know-how and economical providers corporation. Past traders include Sluggish Ventures and Excellent Manage. According to the announcement, the expenditure will fund Stem’s launch of a range of applications to help artists, labels, songwriters, producers, and supervisors determine royalties and system payments.

“It’s asinine that labels are nonetheless sending paper statements to artists a couple instances every calendar year,” reported Milana Lewis, CEO of Stem in a assertion. “We believe that labels must have a dashboard that tells them how significantly they’ve invested and shows their artists and collaborators when they can be expecting to get compensated. We have brought this knowledge to lifetime for our clients, and now we want to give everyone the practical experience they are worthy of.”

QED founding partner Frank Rotman additional, “Milana’s vision for the long run of payments in the new music organization promises to disrupt the position quo and empower artists, labels, and creators of all dimensions. We’re thrilled to have Stem be a part of our portfolio of fintech innovators and to offer our a long time of skills supporting the development of fintech organizations,”

+ Fonovisa, Universal Audio Latino and Sinaloan group Enigma Norteño have renewed their decade-extended partnership, the companies have declared. The quintet has collaborated with fellow artists in the industry such as Pancho Barraza, Régulo Caro and additional. Their song “El Flaquito,” reached #5 on the TikTok Mexico chart.

Antonio Silva, general director of Fonovisa Disa United states of america/Mexico, explained, “We rejoice the self esteem that Enigma Norteño endorses in this workforce, they are a group that any file business wants to have and they honor us by renewing their contract with Fonovisa. Enigma Norteño is a group who under no circumstances stops stunning their viewers and we are committed to doing the job working day by day on this project to keep on escalating jointly.”

+ SiriusXM declared several new customers of its manufacturer and consumer internet marketing business: Rolanda Gaines joins as VP of experiential and partnership advertising and marketing, Tatiana Holifield as VP of digital content and audience engagement, and Joe Hanna as senior director of brand and platform partnerships. All three will report to SiriusXM’s senior VP of manufacturer and shopper advertising and marketing, Kimberly K. Wilson.

“Coming off of a groundbreaking year we’re at a pivotal instant in this article at SiriusXM and the caliber of expertise that we’re bringing in will surely enable us grow our management position in the audio space,” Wilson said.