Quartet Women Also to Be Honored as Executives the Year for the Very First Time
Billboard has introduced that Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding will host its 13th Annual Women in Music occasion on December sixth in New York City. For the primary time, Billboard will current the Executives the Year Award to 4 powerhouse females for his or her unbelievable management within the music trade: Danielle Aguirre, Executive VP/General Counsel for the National Music Publishers Association; Dina LaPolt, Founder/Owner LaPolt Law, who serves as authorized counsel to the Songwriters North America; Jacqueline Charlesworth, counsel, Covington & Burling; and Susan Genco, Co-President, Azf MSG Entertainment.
Musical artists Ariana Grande — who has been named 2018 Woman the Year, Janelle Monáe (Trailblazer Award), Cyndi Lauper (Icon Award), SZA (Rule Breaker Award), Kacey Musgraves (Innovator Award), and Hayley Kiyoko (Rising Star Award) can even be honored on the star-studded occasion held along with the discharge Billboard’s annual Women in Music difficulty.
“It’s tough to convey what a herculean activity Danielle Aguirre, Dina LaPolt, Jacqueline Charlesworth, and Susan Genco completed by seeing by way of the Music Modernization Act,” says Ross Scarano, Billboard’s VP, Content. “This is a watershed piece laws for the recording trade, and with out our Executives the Year, it might not have made it into the legislation books this previous October.”
One this decade’s most prolific pop singer-songwriters, Ellie Goulding has offered 15 million albums and over 100 million singles, with 13 billion streams worldwide. She has notched six Top 10 hits on the pop songs chart, together with radio staples “Lights,” “Burn” and “Love Me Like You Do.” “Close To Me,” out Interscope Records is her new collaboration with Diplo that includes Swae Lee that not too long ago debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. A UN Global Environmental Ambassador, Goulding is concerned in a quantity different philanthropic ventures together with being a patron The Marylebone Project and fundraising for Streets Of London.
Executives the Year Aguirre, LaPolt, Charlesworth and Genco had been integral in creating and shepherding by way of the Music Modernization Act, a landmark piece copyright laws signed into legislation on October 11th that modifications how artists and songwriters working in music’s digital period are compensated.
The 13th annual Women in Music occasion is produced by Don Mischer Productions. The present will probably be broadcast stay on Twitter from 7-10 pm EST on Thursday, December sixth. The 2018 occasion is sponsored by American Airlines, American Express, FIJI Water, Honda Stage and Nielsen Music.