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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of Johnny Mathis with Releases Planned for 2017 | Announces New Tour

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Legacy Recordings and Columbia Records Celebrating 60+ Years of the Magic of Johnny Mathis with Essential Releases Planned for 2017
 
Johnny Mathis 60th and 61st Anniversary Tour Dates 2016-2017 Announced
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce an ongoing 60th Anniversary celebration of the enduring musical achievements of Johnny Mathis (who first signed with Columbia in 1955) with definitive catalog and archival releases set for 2017 and beyond.

Charlie Wilson to Release New Album “In It To Win It” on Feb. 17th, 2017 | Announces New U.S. Tour

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R&B ICON CHARLIE WILSON
ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW ALBUM
IN IT TO WIN IT
AND WILL KICK OFF HIS
IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR
IN NORFOLK, VA ON FEBRUARY 8, 2017
 
SPECIAL GUESTS ON THE TOUR ARE FANTASIA,
JOHNNY GILL AND SOLERO
 
Los Angeles, CA (December 5, 2016) – Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, announced today that his upcoming national arena tour will kick off on February 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA. The tour, In It To Win It, is also the title of Wilson’s new album which is slated for release on February 17, 2017 and features musical guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single, “Chills,” is coming soon.

“Landmarks Live in Concert” Kicks Off with Alicia Keys, Beginning Friday, January 20th on PBS

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New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia KeysLandmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.

The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher

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The Estate Of Prince Rogers Nelson Selects Universal Music Publishing Group To Serve As Worldwide Publisher For Prince’s Iconic Catalog Of Songs
 
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a global leader in music publishing, today announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Real Music Announces Signing of Multi-Talented Musician/Composer Carl Borden | New Album “Echoes of Bliss” Coming Nov. 11th, 2016

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CARL BORDEN SIGNS WITH REAL MUSIC
 
Real Music is thrilled to announce the signing of multi-talented musician and composer Carl Borden to our label.
 
Already garnishing accolades, Carl’s Echoes of Bliss, (releasing November 11th), has been honored by the Global Music Awards with silver medals for both Best New Age Album and Album Production.
 

Patti Austin to Close Out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with Special Serenade

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Those who currently care for a family member with an illness or disability as well as those who previously cared for a family member will convene on December 2 and 3 in Chicago to receive information, inspirations and support.
 
CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-award winner Patti Austin will close out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with a very special serenade of “Lean on Me” and an important message of support and hope to anyone who cares for a family member.

Announcing The Worship Tour: We Are Here | Kicks Off Feb. 21st, 2017

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GOSPEL MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST HIT THE ROAD FOR
EXTRAORDINARY WORSHIP TOUR PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION
 
Top-selling artists Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and
Jonathan McReynolds launch The Worship Tour: WE ARE HERE
 
New York, NY (October 21, 2016) — Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and Jonathan McReynolds announced The Worship Tour: We Are Here following an exclusive Facebook Live event. The highly-anticipated tour presented by Live Nation, in partnership with The Sovereign Agency and Pop Nation Live, will kick off on February 21, 2017 in St. Louis, MO…

Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Named Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award

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Jazz Connect Conference Names Christian McBride
Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award,
Named in Honor of Esteemed Record Label Executive
 
On January 5, 2017, the Jazz Connect Conference will present bassist, bandleader, educator, and advocate Christian McBride with the Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award.

Bruno Mars Announces Long-Term Relationship With MGM Resorts International

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GRAMMY Award-Winning Superstar Bruno Mars Announces Long-Term Relationship With MGM Resorts International
 
Legendary Entertainer to Perform at Multiple MGM Resorts Venues, Including Park Theater At Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and The Theater At MGM National Harbor in Maryland
 
LAS VEGAS and NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning superstar entertainer Bruno Mars will help kick off the opening seasons for MGM Resorts International’s two new entertainment venues on each side of the country, Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Maryland.

RCA Inspiration Leads The Gospel Category For The 2016 Soul Train Awards Nominations

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RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
 
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
 
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.