MUSIC EXCHANGE (#MEX21) SPEAKS TO THE ENTERTAINMENT ECONOMY 

MUSIC EXCHANGE (#MEX21), South Africa’s preeminent entertainment-economy-invested conference, returns this September for the 11th consecutive year, hosted by Ticketpro. Lauded and awarded for its consistent commitment to the broader South African music industry, #MEX21 will run from 11 September to 2 October 2021, with a wealth of quality international and local speakers. Some of the topics... Continue Reading →

Steve Louw’s backstory to realising ‘Headlight Dreams’ | The South African

From The South African Headlight Dreams is the first international solo release by Steve Louw. The South African chatted to the South African singer-songwriter and his dog, Ringo.  by Jason Curtis Steve Louw Steve Louw is something of a rare South African treasure. This naturally gifted singer-songwriter is responsible for some of the past four decades’... Continue Reading →

#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight Dreams | Biz Community

From Biz Community, by Martin Myers It's hard to believe the last music we heard from Steve Louw arrived seven long years ago. With the wait now finally over, fans right around the world are already embracing the pop-rock icon's return with arms wide open. The past year has been a rich and hugely rewarding... Continue Reading →

: BEYONCÉ’S NEW ALBUM “4” TO BE RELEASED ON TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 –Columbia Records will release “4,” the fourth solo studio album from Beyoncé on Tuesday, June, 28, 2011. The album was recorded over a year between the spring of 2010 and the spring of 2011, while Beyoncé took time away from the spotlight. She engaged in what she describes as simple things,... Continue Reading →

ROD STEWART IS BACK IN OCT new record

(August 26, 2010 - New York, NY) Back by popular demand, J Records recording artist Rod Stewart’s chart-topping, multi-platinum, and Grammy Award-winning The Great American Songbook series will add a fifth title to the collection with the release of FLY ME TO THE MOON …THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK, VOLUME V due to arrive in stores... Continue Reading →

Bruce Springsteen Statement About “The Promise: The Making of Darkness On The Edge Of Town” documentary

Please see below a statement that was issued yesterday by the Toronto Film Festival -- more details to follow shortly: Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau Management, and Columbia Records are working on completing a new package related to 'Darkness on the Edge of Town,' which will include the new Thom Zimny film "The Promise: The Making... Continue Reading →

Justin Bergh to perform at Zula Sound Bar, Cape Town on Thursday 12 August 2010

JUSTIN BERGH TO PERFORM AT ZULA SOUND BAR, CAPE TOWN SAMA nominated singer songwriter Justin Bergh will be performing with his band at Zula Sound Bar, Cape Town on Thursday 12 August 2010 at 21h30. Justin recently launched his long awaited album Inside Out and his single Miss America is currently spinning on national radio... Continue Reading →

Ciara -Basic Instinct released on 5 Oct 2010

Atlanta's princess of R&B is gearing up for her long anticipated 4th solo release titled Basic Instinct on October 5th. Ciara's still that Georgia peach with the Southern "girl next door" charm only more polished, more exposed. This album will include a mix of up tempo ATL street infected dance tracks reminiscent of Goodies and... Continue Reading →

Harry Brooks JNR debut album ‘5th Of April’ to be released in September

Harry Brooks JNR a superb young English singer/songwriter has just signed to Sony Music Africa! 25 year old Harry Brooks JNR moved to South Africa from the UK in late 2009. ‘I love South Africa’ says Harry, ‘the lifestyle, the weather, the people, the landscapes, and the diverse cultural melting pot, that South Africa is... Continue Reading →

SANTANA’S BRAND NEW ALBUM GUITAR HEAVEN: THE GREATEST GUITAR CLASSICS OF ALL TIME – ARRIVES SEP 21st

SANTANA’S BRAND NEW ALBUM GUITAR HEAVEN: THE GREATEST GUITAR CLASSICS OF ALL TIME - ARRIVES SEPTEMBER 21st ON ARISTA FEATURES ALL-TIME GUITAR-CENTRIC ROCK SONGS CHOSEN BY CARLOS SANTANA AND CLIVE DAVIS, WITH SPECIAL GUEST VOCALISTS ON EVERY TRACK Chris Cornell (“Whole Lotta Love”), Pat Monahan (“Dance the Night Away”), Chester Bennington and Ray Manzarek (“Riders... Continue Reading →

Santana new album coming -called Guitar Heaven

Last year I saw the show in Vegas and Santana had the drummer from Chic ..now the bloke is engaged! Musician and philanthropist Carlos Santana proposed to acclaimed drummer Cindy Blackman onstage during his Friday, July 9 concert at the Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL. Carlos popped the question four songs into the... Continue Reading →

Jax Panik’s forthcoming album ‘I Am Jax Panik’ in September 2010.

Jax Panik’s forthcoming album ‘I Am Jax Panik’ in September 2010. Enigmatic creative musical force Jax Panik returns with a sophomore album release in September 2010 entitled ‘I Am Jax Panik’. Jax Panik snuck into the lime light with the smash hit single ‘Cigarettes & Cinnamon’ – a song submitted to 5fm independently in 2008... Continue Reading →

Lira and Soweto Spiritual Singers Nelson Mandela Tribute

Lira gets Madiba’s 92nd party started with stirring live tribute Performing at Sony’s 3D experience pavilion “3D world Created by Sony” at Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg, on 4th July two weeks ahead of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s birthday on July 18th. The highlight of the evening’s performance was undoubtedly when Lira performed a version of... Continue Reading →

The Awesome 80s DVD Collection returns in 4 weeks time on 2nd August 2010 with Vol. 4!

THE AWESOME 80s DVD COLLECTION RETURNS IN 4 WEEKS TIME ON 2ND AUGUST 2010 WITH VOL. 4! Following on from the GOLD-CERTIFIED Awesome 80s Music Video Collection Vol. 3 and Vol. 2 DVDs, Sony Music is proud to announce the release of Awesome 80s Music Video Collection Vol. 4 DVD on Monday 2nd August 2010.... Continue Reading →

It’s time for Ke Nako as jpre collaborates with international superstars

IT’S TIME FOR KE NAKO AS JPRE COLLABORATES WITH INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARS Twenty years after helping Nelson Mandela unify South Africa, Jpre is joined by Wyclef Jean, Jazmine Sullivan and B. Howard on People’s Anthem Cape Town, 29 June 2010: As the world watched Nelson Mandela walk free from prison in 1990, a schoolteacher named John... Continue Reading →

Waka Fever has caught on around the globe

Waka Fever has caught on around the globe. Immediately following Shakira’s headline performance of the official FIFA World Cup song “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” at the kick-off concert of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the song has exploded onto the scene with the music video quickly becoming one of the most-viewed... Continue Reading →

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