If you haven’t already read our previous Performance Rights blog post, Don’t Get it Twisted: Musical Composition vs Sound Recording, please take a moment to do so now to better understand the foundation of performance rights.(more…)
‘Tis that time of year again, Snapchatters! It’s time for a quick deep dive into some of the new features Snapchat has rolled out for its platform for you, the creator, to take advantage of when sharing your Snaps with the world. From Shazam integration to new Filters and Lens, Snapchat has added cool new tools to help you be more creative and stand out with your posts.
If you missed it, last year three siblings from Oregon blew away America’s Got Talent seat of judges and audience with their emotionally-packed performance of an original song called “Heaven’s Not Too Far.” Calling themselves We Three — made up of Bethany, Joshua, and Manny — the song is a tribute to their late mother. The sibling trio and their stunning harmonic performances won the hearts of many on and off the stage, and at the end of last year, the pop group released their 13-track debut album. What’s more, is that they’re officially on their Lifeline tour, so be sure to catch them at a venue near you!
In case the sheer fact that it’s Friday isn’t enough to get you psyched, remember each weekend comes seasoned with a perfect sprinkling of great new music. So turn up the flame and do your best not to salivate because this week we’ve got a soulful songwriter, a Latin super star and an indie trailblazer with new music, Out Today.(more…)
The Billboard Music Awards is held annually, featuring notorious talent of all genres. Based on fan engagement with their music, tracked by Billboard and partners including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, this year’s Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson and Dan + Shay, and will be airing live at 8:00pm ET on NBC from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1st. The 2019 nominees were released this week on April 4th, and we are ecstatic to highlight those successful releases distributed by The Orchard.