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PORIN 2010 – TRIPLE STATUE FOR IDM MUSIC ARTISTS

The most prestigious Croatian music award ceremony - ‘Porin’ was held last Saturday for the 17th time since its creation. The host of the ceremony, for the second consecutive year, was the charming coastal town Biograd.

The main news of this year's ‘Porin’ is the return of the Hit of the Year category, in which the final winner was determined by audience tele votes. The award was presented to ‘Kad žena zavoli’ by IDM’s author Miro Buljan and preformed by Toni Cetinski.

Besides this, one of the most important categories, IDM Music can be proud of winning in two additional categories as well:

  • Best Club Music Album: ‘Neću više jazz kantati’ (artist: Tamara Obrovac and Transhistriaelectric, music producers: Tamara Obrovac and Zvonimir Dusper Dus)
  • Best Album of Various Artists: Runjić na Peristilu ‘08 (art director/release editor: Ivana Runjić)

Congratulations to the winners!

 

27th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards:
EMI named Publisher of the Year
 

ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) hosted its 27th annual Pop Music Awards on April 21st, at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The star-studded event, which was attended by over 700 leading songwriters, recording artists and music industry leaders, paid special tribute to Patti Smith and The Killers, and honored the songwriters and publishers behind some of today’s most popular music.
Two of three top awards were presented to:
• Songwriter of the Year: Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald (KOBALT)
• Publisher of the Year: EMI Music Publishing,

which gave IDM Music the opportunity to celebrate once again! Woohoo!

 

Kobalt wins Independent Music Publisher of The Year Award
 

Kobalt Music Group has been awarded Independent Music Publisher of the Year at the 2010 Music Week Awards held in London. The winner of the award is determined by market share of the top selling albums and singles of 2009 in the U.K. The award marks Kobalt’s second consecutive win.

Kobalt additionally ranks as the top independent music publisher in the U.S.A. with 8,3% share of the market measured by ranking radio airplay in the 4th quarter of 2009 (Source: Billboard Magazine). While also recently reached a new milestone as top independent publisher of the prominent German music market with 9,43% market share (Source: Musicwoche).

 

bug music celebrates its 35th anniversary

And they don't look a day over 34...

This year Bug Music is happily celebrating its 35th Anniversary.
It was 1975 when Dan Bourgoise, the founder of Bug Music decided to start Bug to help manage the music copyrights and career of his friend and rock legend Del Shannon, best known for his 1961 hit song “Runaway”. Since then, the company has grown to be the 5th largest music publisher in the world. With over 250,000 copyrights, 7 offices in 4 countries and a staff of over 85, they continue the legacy they usher in a new era of successes.

IDM Music team congratulates to the entire company, their writers and artists, as well as all their business associates.
Cheers!

 

travelling the face of the globe - oi va voi

We are proud to present you the latest album from the most excellent Oi Va Voi. ‘Travelling the Face of the Globe’ is the sound of a band absolutely at the top of their game, having returned to their roots, taken control of every aspect of their career and reunited with the Grammy award winning producers of“Laughter Through Tears”, Kevin Bacon and Jonathan Quarmby, Embracing the cinematic, Klezmer- influenced strains of the past work and mixing them with classic pop influenced balladry(aided by the inclusion of exciting new vocalist Bridget Amofah) the band have produced an album which is at once catchy and rich in emotional depth as well as steeped in the global influences of a band who know the road only too well. Oi Va Voi have finally distilled the lives and influences of 7 Londoners and melded the music of their heritage with the sounds of contemporary London, creating songs that will touch and inspire the world over.

The album is published by Touch Tones Music and you can purchase it on:

http://www.amazon.com/Travelling-Face-Globe-Oi-Voi/dp/B001SZ2900/ref=pd_sim_m_1

 

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Zdenko Runjić (born October 26, 1942 in Slavonski Brod, during the Independent State of Croatia, died October 27, 2004, Split, Croatia) was Croatian songwriter based in Split. In his long career, he established himself as the most prolific and most popular songwriter of the former Yugoslavia, now Croatia. Many of his songs, inspired by the folk traditions of Dalmatia, became classics and Runjić helped the careers of many notable Croatian musicians such as ...More

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