View Post

Ike Onuorah Named 2nd Vice President of Artist Management Organization in Nigeria Led by Don Jazzy’s Father

In Industry News, Music Business by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

Ikechukwu (Ike) Onuorah, a British-Nigerian executive and music entrepreneur, has been named the 2nd Vice President of the ‘Artiste Managers in Nigeria Association’ (AMAN) in Nigeria, an organization headed by Collins Ifeanyi Onwuneme Ajereh Enebeli aka Mavin Grandpa, the father to popular music producer Don Jazzy. The newly appointed executive joins the non-profit that is now experiencing a reawakening and …

View Post

Actor @TerryCrews to Host 26th Annual @Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards on Feb. 2nd, 2018

In Film Business, Industry Events by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

Hollywood, Calif. –    The 26th Annual Faith & Values Annual Gala will be held Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal City, Calif., with the theme “Movies and TV that Transform.” Hosted by Actor Terry Crews, at the Gala, Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of Movieguide®:  The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, will present highlights from Movieguide®’s …

View Post

Lagos Court Grants Injunction Stopping Linda Ikeji & Tonto Dikeh from Exploiting Churchill’s Son in Reality TV Show

In Legal Drama by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

I saw this coming. I also questioned if Olakunle Churchill, Father of King Andre, a son born to Tonto Dikeh and Churchill, would attempt to stop Linda Ikeji, Linda Ikeji TV and Dikeh from the exploitation of his son’s image, likeness, and voice in the new reality television show titled ‘King Tonto.’ Churchill answered my question by taking action seeking …

View Post

60th Grammy Awards: Complete List of Winners

In Industry News by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

The GRAMMY Awards was held at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The prestigious event was broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT. Check out the complete list of winners from the event organizers: GENERAL FIELD 1. Record Of The Year (Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), …

View Post

YouTube Adopts ISNI ID for Artists & Songwriters

In Music Business by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

YouTube is now a Registration Agency for the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI), the ISO certified global standard number for identifying millions of contributors to creative works and those active in their distribution. YouTube is the first ISNI registration agency in the music space. YouTube will request an ISNI, a unique identifier, to be assigned to all creators whose works …

View Post

#Grammys2018: Watch Industry Stakeholders Speak at the Congressional Hearing on ‘Music Policy Issues: A Perspective From Those Who Make It’

In Industry Events, Law & Policy by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

“On Jan. 26 in New York City, the full House Judiciary Committee conducted a field hearing titled “Music Policy Issues: A Perspective From Those Who Make It.” Held at ranking member Jerry Nadler’s (D-N.Y.) alma mater, Fordham University School of Law, the all-star, all-music panel of witnesses included singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc, platinum-selling producer Mike Clink, country songwriter Tom Douglas, three-time …

View Post

60th Grammy Awards Full Performer List #Grammys2018

In Industry Events, Music Business by Africa Music Law™Leave a Comment

Hosted by James Corden, the 60th GRAMMY Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on Jan. 28, airing live on CBS from [7:30]–11 p.m. ET/[4:30]–8 p.m. PT. Below is the full list of performers. Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Eric Church (Route 91 Harvest Festival tribute) Childish Gambino Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste (Chuck Berry and Fats Domino tribute) Luis …