Apollo Theatre To Honor Franklin, Jackson

Apollo Theatre To Honor Franklin, Jackson

Apollo Theatre To Honor Franklin, Jackson
GRAMMY-winning artists and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson will be inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at the 2010 Benefit Concert and Awards Ceremony June 14 at the Apollo Theatre in New York. GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner Marc Anthony and GRAMMY-nominated artist and wife Jennifer Lopez will also be presented with the Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis Arts and Humanitarian Award. Past inductees have included GRAMMY winners Ella Fitzgerald, Quincy Jones, Pattie LaBelle, and Smokey Robinson. (4/1)

Guvera Music Receives U.S. Launch
The public beta phase of Australian-based music service Guvera has launched in the United States following a previous report. The ad-supported music download site will offer users a limited number of DRM-free MP3 downloads paid for by brands. The company has also reached licensing deals with EMI, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance and Universal Music Group, and has raised $20 million from AMMA Private Investment. (4/1)
 

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