Out Today by The Orchard: Chris Potter, IAMDDB & More
Hello readers, welcome back to another music-filled Friday. This week The Orchard is delivering another set of favorable records, from a Jazz saxophone player to a rapper and a melodic folk group. Stick around to learn more about this eclectic new music, Out Today.
NAACP Image Awards Announce 50th Anniversary Nominees
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the NAACP Image Awards! NAACP or National Association for the Advancement of Colored People created these awards to give recognition to hundreds of talented people of color across literature, music, and film. A slew of over 40 categories will be awarded to well-deserved artists by the panel of NAACP members. The awards will air live on TV One, a division of Urban One on March 30, 2019 taking place at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Let’s dive in to get a look at our artists, labels, and partners who have been nominated for this year’s NAACP Image Awards! (more…)
Jorja Smith Wins the BRIT for British Female Solo Artist
The 2019 BRIT Awards took place on 20 February at London’s O2 arena and featured performances from Little Mix, Dua Lipa, George Ezra, The 1975 and announced the winners of the greatest musical honor in the British music industry. If you were lucky enough to watch the show and the awe-inspiring performance of Jorja Smith we’re here to tell you, no, you weren’t dreaming. She’s just that magical.
The Orchard Earns 3 Spots on the Music Week Awards Shortlist
The esteemed UK music industry publication, Music Week shared their list of nominees for the 2019 Music Week Awards, taking place May 9 at Battersea Evolution in London. A special event honoring those businesses dedicated to music, nominees include record labels, PR and law firms, radio, live, and everything in between. We are proud to share the The Orchard in the running for three awards! In association with YouTube Music, the celebration represents the state of the industry with categories including “Music Consumer Innovation” as well as “Label/Artist Services Company.” We’re honored to be featured alongside many of the hardest working, and innovative companies in the business.
Ten Minutes with Skylar Stecker
Child prodigy, Skylar Stecker has been performing since 9 years old, singing the National Anthem over 100 times at sporting events such as the Packers, Clippers, Lakers, Dodgers, Angels, to name a few. After gaining nationwide recognition through Elvis Duran’s Artist Of The Month award, she was set on a course to stardom. (more…)