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Music Industry News

It has been a fairly active and as always interesting summer in the music industry world on several fronts. Just a few industry news items since our last newsletter we wanted to make sure you hadn't missed! Jumping right in, the Country Music Association has added four staffers to its personnel roster. Emily Evans has been hired as Director, Strategic Partnerships, Angela Brown as Accounting Coordinator, Mandi Naylor joins the Live Events department as Production Coordinator, and Justin Randall as the new Network Administrator. Peermusic beefs up its Latin music operations by promoting Yvonne Drazan to VP, Latin Division, West Coast and Julio Bagué who will serve as VP, Latin Division, East Coast. Both will report to peermusic President/COO Kathy Spanberger.

Mason Hunter has been named Executive Director, Strategic Parnerships/Business Development at BMI in Nashville. Universal Music Publishing Group named Rebekah Alperin as SVP, Marketing and Communications. Alperin was formally SVP Worldwide Communications and Marketing at Kobalt. Sam Jones, previously at Perform Group, LoveLive and Warner Music Group, has been hired by Bauer Media as Managing Director of Digital. Jay Boone has been appointed VP/Urban Promotion at RED Distribution. Piracy fighting service company MUSO has hired Dan Moore as Head of Music Services.

Longtime film and TV licensing executive Debra Delshad has joined independent publisher Angry Mob Music to head its synchronization and licensing department. Adding to her duties as EVP of Publicity at RCA Records, Mika El-Baz is relocating from New York to LA adding EVP West Coast to her title and duties. And, Brian Monaco has been promoted to executive VP, worldwide head of advertising, film and television at Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Of course as always, the new A&R Registry (or one of our other directories) will have everyone's new location, addresses and contact information.

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