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One Liners: 6ix9ine, PPL, Ivors Academy, more

By | Published on Monday 22 February 2021

Tekashi 6ix9ine


UK record industry collecting society PPL will oversee international royalties for its Jamaican counterpart JAMMS under a new partnership. “Our objective is simple, to give our members the best chance of increasing their royalty earnings”, says JAMMS General Manager Evon Mullings. “This expanded arrangement gives us the global footprint we need to deliver more royalties to more of our members”.



UK songwriters organisation The Ivors Academy has announced that it now has equal gender representation on both its Academy and Trust boards, following the appointments of Hannah Peel and Kevin Sargent to the former and Charlotte Harris to the latter. “This is one step of many that we are committed to taking to make sure we are fully diverse and inclusive across everything do”, says Emily Saunders, Chair of the organisation’s Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Steering Group. “Diverse life experiences, identities and backgrounds bring diverse thinking and new ways of seeing the world, that creates a stronger Academy for all music creators”.

BMG Production Music has hired Deb Oh as Senior Director of Creative Licensing. “Joining this dynamic team during an exciting period of growth and being surrounded by innovative creatives and teammates, who value and encourage all of the voices at the table, is empowering”, she says. “I look forward to working alongside them to build new infrastructures and opportunities in advertising and beyond”.



Tekashi 6ix9ine has released new single ‘Zaza’.

Green Day have released new single ‘Here Comes The Shock’.

Bon Jovi have released new single ‘Story Of Love’. “Although I wrote ‘Story Of Love’ about my family, I hope when people listen to the song and watch the video, they will see themselves and their family”, says Jon Bon Jovi.

Kaytranada has released new track ‘Caution’.

Ghetts has released the video for ‘Crud’, from his new album ‘Conflict Of Interest’.

A1 x J1 have released the video for their recent single ‘Latest Trends’.

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