CBS in Talks With Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Simon Cowell to Produce Music Competition Series ’50 States to Stardom’

CBS in Talks With Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Simon Cowell to Produce Music Competition Series ’50 States to Stardom’

CBS is in advanced discussions with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Simon Cowell to produce the next big music competition series, Variety has confirmed. The show will be called “50 States to Stardom” and will mix a music competition with a unique documentary format in order to discover America’s next greatest talent. The docuseries will profile…

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The Orchard CEO Brad Navin Explains Mechanics of New Partnership With Sony/ATV; the Secret of BTS’ Success

The Orchard CEO Brad Navin Explains Mechanics of New Partnership With Sony/ATV; the Secret of BTS’ Success

While more transparent artist-friendly terms have become increasingly common among music publisher and indie-distributor offerings — especially since Kobalt Music Group streamlined the admin process when it set up shop in 2000 — the brass at The Orchard and Sony/ATV Music Publishing are confident the partnership they announced earlier this month adds a meaningful new…

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