Day: 21 juin 2018

St. Vincent talks live music: ‘People want transcendence’

This year’s Cannes Lions conference has featured a succession of artists talking about their creative processes and the wider culture. After earlier sessions featuring Vic Mensa and Jax Jones, this afternoon’s program closed with St. Vincent, on a panel about live music hosted by Live Nation.
Live Nation’s global president of media and sponsorship Russell Wallach also spoke, as did Cisco’s chief marketing officer Karen Walker, in a session moderated by Vox Media’s chief commercial officer Lindsay Nelson.
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Jax Jones: ‘Creativity is a constant exercise. It’s a muscle that you train’

Universal Music Group’s global head of new business Olivier Robert-Murphy was joined by artist Jax Jones at the Cannes Lions conference today, for a session titled ‘Re-humanising the Creative Process’ focused on how brands and artists can collaborate.
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Vic Mensa on hip hop and brands: ‘Nobody likes those #ad posts on Instagram!’

Streaming has helped to make hip-hop the most popular recorded-music genre in the US, according to industry-tracker Nielsen. A panel at the Cannes Lions conference today explored what this means for brands, who are mulling how best to work with established and emerging artists in the field.
Artist and producer Vic Mensa was joined by Havas US chief creative officer Jason Peterson for the discussion, which was moderated by Annex strategy director Michael Fair.
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LDH talks music, brands and artists: ‘They sell 2.4m tickets just in Japan…’

LDH – it stands for Love + Dream + Happiness, since you ask – is a Japanese creative artist management group, which has been striking some interesting deals with brands.
At the Cannes Lions conference today, some of its key figures – including artists Afrojack and Verbal as well as chief creative officer ‘Hiro’ and Beats Electronics president Luke Wood – talked about its strategy.
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