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20 Sep, 2017, 12:15 BST Oh, Oh, Oh! International Musical Icon and Reigning "Queen of Country Pop" Shania Twain Confirmed for THE LAUNCH, CTV's New Original Music Series and International TV Format

- THE LAUNCH is currently in production in Toronto with audience tickets to attend tapings of the series still available - To tweet this release:...


19 Sep, 2017, 16:16 BST GEA Celebrates the 87th Saudi National Day With 27 Events in 17 Cities Across Saudi Arabia

As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is getting ready to celebrate the 87th Saudi National Day, the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has announced...


18 Sep, 2017, 15:39 BST Institut Marquès presents their studies on music and the beginning of life at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

- Dr. Marisa López-Teijón, director of this internationally renowned center in Assisted Reproduction, has received the Ig Nobel Prize for...


18 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST European Leg of Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour To Be Rescheduled

Live Nation confirmed today the European leg of Lady Gaga Joanne World Tour Concert has unfortunately been postponed until early 2018. The six-week...


14 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST Dubai-based EDM Producer Shuja Rabbani Introduces new Sound with Third Album Instalment

An independent EDM producer from Afghanistan with a significant following in the Middle East is hoping to break into the global music scene with...


13 Sep, 2017, 15:08 BST Opening ceremony of the 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians held in China's Zhuhai on Sep 12

Following more than a year of preparation, the opening ceremony of the 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians was held in...


13 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST NPAW Announces Expansion of Analytics to Include Offline Playback Metrics

With major streaming platforms pivoting to offline playback and others in the industry soon to join the trend, NPAW business intelligence firm...


13 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST Legendary 1960's DJ Emperor Rosko Returns to London to Launch Last Pirate FM

Rosko announces comeback with dawn voyage on the River Thames from Trinity Wharf to Tower Bridge Radio Caroline legend to launch nationwide tour...


12 Sep, 2017, 20:00 BST Intersec embeds Passive Subcell into its fast data analytics platform

A major step forward towards the market's state of the art Intersec (https://www.intersec.com/en/), leading provider of fast data solutions...


12 Sep, 2017, 12:20 BST Jamendo Officially Launch Activity in the US to Bring New Source of Revenue to Independent Artists

Jamendo, the world's leading independent music platform, is officially launching in the US. After more than 10 years active mainly in Europe, the...


11 Sep, 2017, 09:09 BST iQIYI Talent Show Contributes to Hip-hop's Phenomenal Rise in China

The Rap of China, a hip-pop talent show produced by the nation's largest online video platform iQIYI, has thrilled millions of Chinese fans and...


11 Sep, 2017, 02:58 BST Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Re-Ignites Next August

The Competition Organisation Committee held the press conference recently to announce that the second edition of the competition will take place on...


06 Sep, 2017, 12:07 BST FRETMONKEY NATION Launches Innovative Social Media Platform For Musicians

What started as an innovative guitar record label founded by 23 solo artists across the world has expanded its mission to include all musicians by...


05 Sep, 2017, 15:09 BST TIDAL streaming service available from 2018 in Mercedes-Benz vehicles

Exclusive entertainment featuring more than 50 million songs Mercedes-Benz and global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, have announced...


05 Sep, 2017, 01:00 BST Warsaw City Hall Brings Chopin to Life with Dedicated Tour and Navigated Interactive Apps in Poland

The sound of mazurkas and polonaises is known worldwide; Fryderyk Chopin was a musical genius who continues to inspire artists and mesmerize...


04 Sep, 2017, 18:21 BST Jaguar Land Rover: You're Hired! Gorillaz App Code-Cracker Lands a Job

- Global recruitment campaign proves successful as Jaguar Land Rover hires first engineer - Jaguar Land Rover has interviewed over...


28 Aug, 2017, 08:23 BST Starbreeze Completes Dhruva Interactive Acquisition

Starbreeze AB has agreed with the owners of Indian art production company Dhruva Interactive to complete the acquisition of 90.5% of the shares in...


25 Aug, 2017, 15:02 BST Notting Hill Carnival to Start at an Earlier Time of 9.15am Sunday 27th August 2017 with an Opening Ceremony in Respect for Those Affected by Grenfell

This year's Notting Hill Carnival will start at an earlier time of 9.15am on Sunday 27th August 2017 with an opening ceremony of contemplation and...


24 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Music China: Asia's Leader in Musical Instruments Fairs and Professional Activity Organising Services

Music China, known as one of the most reputable musical instruments fairs in the world, will be held on October 11-14, 2017 in the Shanghai New...


22 Aug, 2017, 15:00 BST Songtradr Expands into Secure Music File-Sharing and Branded Radio Across Hundreds of Countries

Music Licensing Platform Announces New Partnership with Mood Media to Provide Music Content for Brick & Mortar Businesses Songtradr, the...


22 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST UNIVERSAL PICTURES BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

Get Ready to Sing and Dance, Laugh and Love All Over Again on July 20, 2018 Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography has...


17 Aug, 2017, 14:25 BST Demi Lovato to Launch Autumn Collaboration with Kate Hudson's Fabletics

With the aim to make every woman feel iconic in her own right, the Demi Lovato for Fabletics collection will feature elevated designs, as well as...


17 Aug, 2017, 09:00 BST Notting Hill Carnival Announces, 'Green for Grenfell'

Now in its 51st year, Notting Hill Carnival is an iconic London tradition, a vast two-day annual street party as British as it's Caribbean and...


16 Aug, 2017, 10:42 BST Shanghai Symphony Orchestra embarks on Europe tour

China's Ensemble makes debut at Luzerne Festival Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will set out on a tour to Europe on August 17, under the baton...


10 Aug, 2017, 09:46 BST China Focus Launches First UK Showcase

"The voices of China. The faces of China. The stories of China." China Focus marked the launch of its inaugural annual theatre showcase at...