NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC TAKES POSSESSION OF SPACE AT FIFTH + BROADWAY
CEO and mayor sign historic lease document
The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) President and CEO H. Beecher Hicks III and Mayor David Briley signed lease that officially gives the museum control over the space the museum will occupy at Fifth and Broadway.
The lease document solidifies the agreement between the museum and the city of Nashville for NMAAM to occupy the 56,000-square-foot space
within the Fifth + Broadway development. Now that the lease has been signed, the exhibit build-out can begin with the expectation of
opening in the summer of 2020.
“I’d like to thank Mayor Briley for his continued support of the museum throughout the fundraising and construction process,” Hicks said. “This is an important moment for our museum and this city, when we take the next step in fulfilling a musical legacy that began centuries ago. Today marks the day the long-held dream of NMAAM begins to become a reality, and now we can begin to build what will be a jewel in the crown for Music City. The work starts today.”
“With this lease, Nashville demonstrates its commitment to this museum and lets the world know
About the National Museum of African American Music
The National Museum of African American Music, set to open in the summer of 2020, will be
the only museum dedicated solely to preserving African American music traditions and
celebrating the influence African Americans have had on music. Based in Nashville, Tenn., the
museum will share the story of the American soundtrack by integrating history and interactive
technology to bring musical heroes of the past into the present. For more information, please
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News Source: SESAC
SESAC celebrated its songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed country and Americana songs at the company’s annual Nashville Music Awards, Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum.
Justin Ebach was named SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year for the second time, taking home his first award in 2017. Ebach’s chart-topping hits from the past year include “Good Girl,” recorded by Dustin Lynch and “Here Tonight,” recorded by Brett Young. The longest running No. 1 Country Airplay song of 2019, “Beautiful Crazy,” co-written by Wyatt Durrette III, published by Rosest Music, and recorded by Luke Combs was named SESAC Song of the Year. Warner Chappell Music took home the Publisher of the Year accolade during the event, after previously winning the award in 2017.
(L-R) SESAC Sr. Director Creative Services Lydia Schultz, Rosanne Cash, Words & Music Songs is Big Deal's Pete Robinson and SESAC Sr. Director Creative Services ET Brown take photos onstage during the 2019 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on November 10, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for SESAC)
Dustin Lynch was on hand to present Ebach with his award for Songwriter of the Year, and Song of the Year and Publisher of the Year awards were presented by SESAC executives Shannan Hatch and Sam Kling. Eric Church surprised his co-writer, Ray Wylie Hubbard, as he presented him with the award for his song “Desperate Man.”
The awards ceremony kicked off with a lot of energy as Blanco Brown performed his debut smash “The Git Up.” Jimmie Allen provided a moving rendition of his record-breaking debut single “Best Shot” on piano, alongside co-writer and fellow award winner Josh London. Ray Wylie Hubbard took the stage last to perform Eric Church’s “Desperate Man,” which he co-wrote with Church.
The festive event, hosted by Shannan Hatch, SESAC’s Vice President of Creative Services, honored top songwriters and publishers behind the year’s biggest hits in the genres of country and Americana. More than 500 songwriters, publishers, and industry professionals attended the awards celebration, sponsored in part by Sound Royalties, SunTrust, Sweetwater, Bose and Jostens.
ATLANTA, Georgia, December 7, 2019– Headkrack, a leading national media personality co-host of both the nationally syndicated, “Rickey Smiley Morning Show”,” Dish Nation” and new morning radio show launching January 6th 2020 has partnered with Atlanta Children’s Shelter to invite the community to help break the cycle of poverty for families facing homelessness this holiday season. The 1st annual Headkrack’s “Ugly Xmas Sweater Birthday Bash” will be hosted on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 8p.m. to 2a.m. in Center Stage- Vinyl 1374 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta GA. Tickets are available HERE
Headkrack’s “Ugly Xmas Sweater Birthday Bash” sponsored by Onet Lavi Entertainment LLC and RIdeas, LTD will benefit several families for the holidays. Atlanta Children’s Shelter will receive donations, clothing, toys, and necessities from the event to stock their Holiday House Toy Drive an annual activity where homeless and formerly homeless families can come and shop ‘Free’. Founded in 1986, ACSATL provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families focusing on the long-term self-sufficiency of the family. They have cared for almost 8,000 children and provided services for more than 5,000 families since founded.
The event will be star studded and filled with live music from various past and present Hip-Hop. Performances for the night include Big Gipp and Khujo from Goodie Mob. A hip-hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia best known for their debut single “Cell Therapy”. Black Rob an American Rapper formerly signed to Bad Boy best known for the 2000 single “Whoa!”. High profile Atlanta DJ’s to include Jahlion Sound from the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” and DJ Traci Steele from “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” as well as numerous surprise celebrities and a bunch of hilarious holiday games.
With so much to celebrate including his upcoming new syndicated morning radio show starting January 2020.
Headkrack stated “I want to celebrate the change coming into my life for 2020 by changing the lives of our community, starting with the children of Atlanta during the holidays. It takes a strong village to raise children and ACSATL.org gets it”.
“We are delighted that Headkrack has chosen us and the families we serve during the Holiday Season.” said Ms. Jordan Martin, Marketing and Communication Coordinator at acsatl.org.
News Source: Variety
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