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Sony, CSA embark on joint venture
Sony, CSA embark on joint venture

Sony Music Entertainment Africa (SMEA) and Celebrity Services Africa (CSA) have embarked on a new joint venture to facilitate existing artist-brand opportunities and develop new talent on the continent...

22 Jun 2020

Universal Music Group launches Def Jam Africa to support African hip-hop talent
Universal Music Group launches Def Jam Africa to support African hip-hop talent

Universal Music Group (UMG) recently launched Def Jam Africa, a new label division dedicated to representing the best hip-hop, Afrobeats and trap talent in Africa...

27 May 2020

All Africa Music Awards to host live virtual Solidarity Concert
All Africa Music Awards to host live virtual Solidarity Concert

In commemoration of this year's Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission, (AUC) and the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will host a live virtual Solidarity Concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund, under the theme: Health Security in the Context of COVID-19, on Monday, 25 May...

25 May 2020

Toya Delazy, Tresor and Lira to perform at virtual Africa Day concert
Toya Delazy, Tresor and Lira to perform at virtual Africa Day concert

In celebration of Africa Day, Mall of Africa is hosting the Sessions for Africa Day online concert on 25 May 2020. Starting from 7pm, Toya Delazy, Tresor and Lira will be performing their best hits, live from their homes...

20 May 2020

Between 10and5 Artist Auction partnered by BASA
Between 10and5 Artist Auction partnered by BASA

In honour of Africa Month, Between 10and5 is curating and hosting an Instagram auction. Reminiscent of Between 10and5's auction that kicked off its Creative Women Week in 2019, the auction is a charity initiative and 100% of proceeds will go towards the next round of BASA's Artists Relief campaign...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 14 May 2020

3rd Midem African Forum to come to Cape Town
3rd Midem African Forum to come to Cape Town

The third Midem African Forum will be coming to the Bridges for Music Academy in Cape Town on 28 February 2020. The event will include keynote talks, masterclasses and workshops - which will be delivered by an array of international speakers...

19 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok
#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok

While it's not exactly easy to predict the future, there are a few musical movements that have seemed to gain momentum over the last year-or-so, movements that will hopefully be more relevant than ever, in the first year of our new decade...

By Tecla Ciolfi 13 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

All the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) winners
All the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) winners

The winners of the 6th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced on Saturday, 23 November 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria...

25 Nov 2019

Full nominee list for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards released and Trevor Noah is on it!
Full nominee list for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards released and Trevor Noah is on it!

The full nominee list for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards has been released. The winners will be announced on 26 January 2020...

22 Nov 2019

2019 Feathers Awards winners announced
2019 Feathers Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2019 Feathers Awards were recently announced in Johannesburg. The awards recognise South African personalities and institutions, activists, performing artists, sportspeople and media organisations that fly the LGBTIQ+ flag high...

18 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho Madjozi
#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho Madjozi

Rapper, singer, songwriter and actress Sho Madjozi has been blazing a name for herself in the past few months. We got in touch for the tail-end of Women's Month to chat new sounds, equality in the industry and Ru Paul's Drag Race...

By Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

Final list of nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards
Final list of nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards

The continental nominees for the 2019 instalment of the All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) have been announced...

26 Aug 2019

Nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards
Nominees announced for 2019 Afrima Awards

The Afrima (All Africa Music Awards) international committee and the AU (African Union) have announced the regional and continental nominees of the sixth annual awards show...

15 Aug 2019

Lira honoured as first African Barbie role model
Lira honoured as first African Barbie role model

Ahead of Women's Day in South Africa on 9 August, toy manufacturer Mattel has revealed that local singer Lira is the next Barbie role model to be recognised with a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness...

7 Aug 2019

Afrima revokes Ghana's hosting rights
Afrima revokes Ghana's hosting rights

The All Africa Music Awards' (Afrima) international committee has revoked Ghana's hosting rights for the 2019 and 2020 editions of the awards.

1 Aug 2019

#MusicExchange: Congo Cowboys
#MusicExchange: Congo Cowboys

Congo Cowboys is a band formed by Freshlyground members Simon Attwell (banjo), Julio Sigauque (bass) and Congolese lead singer Chris Bakalanga (guitar), together with South African drummer Unity Mzi...

By Martin Myers 30 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Johnny Clegg dies at 66
Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

16 Jul 2019

Spotify introduces Spotify Lite in areas with limited bandwidth, phone storage
Spotify introduces Spotify Lite in areas with limited bandwidth, phone storage

Digital music service Spotify has introduced a new version of its app for those of us who have old devices, poor network connectivity and data plans...

9 Jul 2019

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What's on at the 2019 Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Fest

The second edition of the Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival will be held at the House on Fire Sculpture Garden in Swaziland from 2 to 3 August 2019...

16 May 2019

All the 2019 SAMA nominees
All the 2019 SAMA nominees

The SA Music Awards (SAMA) nominees for 2019 were announced last night, 25 April 2019...

26 Apr 2019

SAMAs to celebrate 25 years with a trip down memory lane
SAMAs to celebrate 25 years with a trip down memory lane

To mark the 25 years since it started, the SA Music Awards (SAMA) will take a look back at the award show's past under the theme of 25toLife...

17 Apr 2019

Grassy Spark, Black Motion and more added to MTN Bushfire lineup
Grassy Spark, Black Motion and more added to MTN Bushfire lineup

Five more acts have been added to the 2019 MTN Bushfire lineup...

8 Apr 2019

Mr Eazi added to 2019 MTN Bushfire lineup
Mr Eazi added to 2019 MTN Bushfire lineup

Nigerian Afro-pop star Mr Eazi has been added to the lineup for the 2019 MTN Bushfire...

5 Mar 2019

Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi dies at 66

Celebrated singer, songwriter and guitarist Dr Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi passed away, aged 66, in Harare on 23 January 2019...

29 Jan 2019

DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa
DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa

Multichoice will be airing the All Africa Music Awards live on DStv and GOtv on 21-24 November...

20 Nov 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

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