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September 18, 2021

BB King the brand lives on at 96. Music Press Asia
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UNITED STATES - JULY 06: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL Photo of BB KING, B.B King performing on stage (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns).
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B.B. King The Brand Lives On At 96

The B.B. King Music Company, owner of all rights to B.B. King likeness and related trademarks and copyright on behalf of the King Family Trust has recently announced a revitalized partnership with American guitar brand, Gibson. An initiative with the aim of preserving the life legacy of B.B. King, this partnership was announcement rather timely following the 96th birthday anniversary…

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Tokyo International Music Market 2021 Is fully online. Music Press Asia.
Japan

Tokyo International Music Market 18th Edition [2021]

Tokyo International Music Market (TIMM) is back this November (2021) with its very first online version. Albeit being their 18th edition, the conference is not letting the industry down and held on firmly to its purpose to increase connections and collaborations for those in the music business. With an aim to provide a marketplace where music companies in Japan may…

Taiwan Classic/August Feature: Wakin Chau

With the Golden Melody Awards underway, we dive into some of the award show’s most prominent winners and finds one whose amazing connection with his fans since early 1980s was…

August 21 Artist Feature. Music Press Asia [Image courtesy of Rock Records YouTube]
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Golden Melody Awards To Award Lo Ta-You

The 32nd Golden Melody Awards, after some delays, was recently announced for 21 August 2021, on a Saturday at the Taipei Music Center.  Nominees totalling 171 works was released by…

Lo Ta-You to receive special award from Golden Melody Awards. Music Press Asia
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Music Gadget: Audio Bluetooth Sunglasses

We know that there may have been many other products out there with similar features, but we are hardcore fans of Bose. This isn’t a paid article, but stems truly…

Bose Audio Bluetooth Sunglasses. Music Press Asia

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Music Festival

BBC Proms 2021: The 7 Best Events To Watch

The BBC Proms returns to the Royal Albert Hall this year for a summer of live music, as it has done every year since 1941. Carrying the Covid-19 theme, one prom – the…

The BBC Proms, after playing to an empty hall last year, will host audience at full capacity and unsocially distanced in 2021. Music Press Asia.
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New Music Releases

City Pop Records Released Andrew Lambrou’s Single

While the world of pop music continues to explode in this part of the world, one voice is showing resilience in the pop ballad segment. Eora/Sydney-based musician Andrew Lambrou’s talent…

City Pop Records Released Andrew Lambrou single. Music Press Asia
culture & tourism

China Released New Five-Year Culture & Tourism Plan

Earlier this month (June), China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism released its 14th five-year plan to develop the various areas for the 2021-2025 period. The plan sets out the major…

Peking Opera has been China's greatest traditional art export. What are China's new plans to boost culture and tourism? Music Press Asia
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A Textile Showcase of Punjab’s Abstract Gardens

When most art exhibitions in the world are just beginning to open its doors again to the public, the virtual experience of visiting smaller spaces is still an option we’d…

Gardens of Punjab Exhibition on Hali Fair Virtual Gallery. Music Press Asia
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education

Xu Zhong Appointed by Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) has recently appointed Xu Zhong, a Maestro, conductor, opera producer and educator as its first International Chair of Opera — representing Asia. Xu Zhong, already a world-renowned pianist and conductor, holds an exceptional resume as Dean of…

Xu Zhong appointed by Royal College of Music and Drama Wales. Music Press Asia