Nancy Wilson, The Go-Go’s, and More to be Honored at 2021 She Rocks Awards

The ninth annual She Rocks Awards, presented by The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) at the NAMM Show, will honor over one dozen women who have influenced the music industry. The 2021 She Rocks Awards recipients include: Nancy Wilson – co-founder of the multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted band Heart. The […]

Feliz Navidad Celebrates 50 Years of the Christmas Spirit

“While I wish we all could be together in person, I’m so happy to be able to celebrate the holidays on the Feliz Navidad 50th (FN50) Anniversary Livestream Concert with my family and friends around the world,” said José Feliciano. “I’m thankful for the Anthem team who have come together to celebrate this humbling milestone of 50 years of ‘Feliz Navidad’. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!”

D’Addario Receives State Grant to Continue Manufacturing PPE Face Shields 

During the height of the COVID crisis, D’Addario, the world’s largest musical instrument accessories manufacturer, shut down all normal operations and rapidly converted to producing PPE face shields. New York State and the Empire State Development Corporation recently showed their support for D’Addario’s altruistic innovation, awarding the company a $341,000 grant to expand face shield […]

Last Call to Register for the 2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards

The enduring legacy of one of America’s most decorated composers has been the basis for launching the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards, aimed at recognizing and enabling the next generation of music composition talent. Following its tremendous success, the 2020-2021 Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards expanded the competition categories to enable musicians to apply in […]

John Lennon Songwriting Contest Launches “Power to the People” With Weekly Giveaways

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announces Power to the People, a weekly opportunity  for songwriters to win home studio gear and instruments in these trying times, and qualify for entry in the annual contest with over $300,000 in cash awards and prizes, and the $20,000 Song of the Year. Songwriters can enter each week by Sunday at 11:59 […]

Philadephia Percussionist Brings Fresh Perspective to Revolutionary-era Fife-and-Drum Tune

Pandemic-Inspired Musical Project Brings Together World-Class Percussion And Brass Musicians Just a few weeks ago, on Independence Day 2020, a group of world-class percussion and brass musicians released a new arrangement of a Revolutionary War-era fife-and-drum tune, “The Downfall of Paris.” While the project started as a fun musical project during quarantine, it ended up […]