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Indie Music Sensation Hello Kylie Releases New Single and Video

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11-year-old artist Hello Kylie drops new single called Feature From Quavo through the independent music label New Muzik Order.

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Hello Kylie is back with a new single that drops on all major streaming services, YouTube and in App Stores on March 29th. Hello Kylie is an 11-year-old artist from Los Angeles.  Her music has inspired a new generation to get out and play, make videos, and share with others online. Hello Kylie has been recording singles and making videos for years, while growing a following on musical.ly and Youtube that’s in the millions. Her latest single Feature from Quavo is being released by independent music label, New Muzik Order and is, according to them, her most mature and rounded single yet.

Kylie jumped on the music scene in 2016 when she released her 1st single “Sleep is for Suckas” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqkNvCp9VZk)  A video that featured a 10yr old Kylie visiting her grandmother in an “Old Folks” home which grew in the millions.

Kylie’s 2nd record Abracadabbra (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjHB9S7vT4A) was released in Sept 2016 and had over 75 million musical.ly likes and views and over 500,000 videos were made using Hello Kylie’s song and hashtags.

Technology has brought about the rise of independent music labels and artists that might never have been seen without the help of social media platforms.  Hello Kylie’s YouTube channel has thousands of subscribers and millions of views. Working with New Muzik Order has helped the young songstress not only receive the production value in her music, but also has helped  artist  reach a wider audience. Keep Reading

Wilhelmina adds Nicki Minaj, undisputed Queen of Rap, to Celebrity Division

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NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Wilhelmina, the world’s leading talent and model management agency, is pleased to announce renowned recording artist Nicki Minaj as the newest addition to its successful Celebrity Division. Ms. Minaj joins Wilhelmina after making history for the most Billboard Hot 100 hits of any female artist in chart history.

Minaj, a six-time American Music Award winner, ten-time BET Award Winner, three-time MTV VMA winner, and ten-time Grammy Award nominee, joins Wilhelmina’s diverse roster of emerging and established talent.

Wilhelmina will drive Minaj’s influence in the fashion and beauty space through world-class styling, editorials, carefully curated campaigns, and endorsement deals with the agency’s large global network of top clients.

“We’re thrilled to work alongside Nicki Minaj and her team. She is a style pioneer and an icon,” said Bill Wackermann, Wilhelmina’s CEO. Keep Reading

Loyalty Expo 2017 Comes to Orlando

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10th Annual Loyalty Expo to be held May 2-4

CINCINNATI, March 15, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — The biggest, best conference in customer loyalty is back: Loyalty Expo 2017 is coming to Orlando, Florida on May 2-4, and this year’s show is once again set to raise the bar for customer loyalty events. Featuring some of the biggest names from leading brands in customer loyalty, the 10th annual Loyalty Expo offers sessions from Ally Financial, Lids Sports Group, Ulta Beauty, MassMutual, Marvel, and more!

Also at the show, winners will be announced for the 4th annual Loyalty360 Customer Loyalty Awards. Among the most prestigious accolades in customer loyalty, these awards recognize brands that have demonstrated excellence in categories, including Creative Campaign, Loyalty Program, and Measurement. In addition to awarding Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards in each of these categories, the 360-Degree Award will go to brands proven to be overall leaders in the space.

Here is a snapshot of four of the compelling sessions scheduled for Loyalty Expo 2017:

CX with Style: Driving Mobile Engagement to Improve Overall Customer Experience:

Featured speaker: Jeff Pearson, Senior Vice President, E-Commerce & Marketing, Lids Sports Group

Driving Engagement in a Membership Business Model:

Featured speaker: Stephanie Meltzer-Paul, VP of Member Engagement, BJ’s Wholesale Club

Engagement Through Entanglement: Staying Top of Mind Through Collaboration:

Featured speaker: Michael Marino, Senior Vice President, Loyalty & Digital, Caesars Entertainment

How Marvel Drives Loyalty with Points for Engagement:

Featured speakers: Julie Gerola, VP/GM, Marketing & Digital Operations at Marvel Entertainment; and Emily Rudin, Chief Customer Office at CrowdTwist

Beyond exclusive sessions, attendees to the event will have access to experiences that simply can’t be found at any other show. This includes networking opportunities, off-site events, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest companies and technologies set to change the course of customer loyalty and CX.

Held at the luxurious Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida, guests will enjoy a beautiful setting for the insight, networking, and collaboration that has come to be the trademark of Loyalty Expo.

Behind the scenes with brands shaping customer loyalty today. Chances to network with some of the top minds in CX. An agenda designed to give marketers the absolute most out of three days in beautiful Orlando.

Don’t be the organization left behind: Register today for Loyalty Expo 2017. Keep Reading

L’Oréal Paris Debuts New Voluminous Mascara Campaign: The Original

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Diane Keaton, Julianne Moore and Debbie Harry, Among Others, Join Together to Celebrate America’s #1 Mascara

NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Lashes speak volumes in L’Oréal Paris’ new campaign celebrating the brand’s iconic Voluminous Original Mascara. Called “The Original,” the campaign brings together a diverse range of talent – from L’Oréal Paris spokeswomen, actresses Diane Keaton, Julianne Moore, and models Barbara Palvin and Soo Joo Park to Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry and transgender model and trans rights activist Hari Nef. All personalities featured have a unique perspective on original style, breaking rules and staying true to themselves. The first piece of the “The Original” integrated campaign will air as a television commercial beginning today across networks.

“We are excited to bring together trailblazing individuals in celebration of the mascara that women have loved for over 25 years. They each embody the essence of Voluminous Mascara – originals who continue to be fresh, creative and confident,” says Tim Coolican, President, L’Oréal Paris USA. “With this campaign, we want to encourage everyone to embrace their originality, take chances and make a statement, whether they have used Voluminous Mascara for years or are discovering it for the first time.”

“The Original” showcases subjects across a wide range of ages, backgrounds, industries and experiences, all with varying points of view on what makes an original. The talent come together to demonstrate the power of the eyes in seeing the world and making a mark. In addition to Diane Keaton, Julianne Moore, Barbara Palvin, Soo Joo Park, Debbie Harry and Hari Nef, models Dominique Babineaux, Katerina Tannenbam, Juanua Burga, up-and-coming actress Kiersey Clemons and television host Lauren Ezersky star in the campaign.

The creative highlights both the mascara’s iconic Original Black and bold, new Blue shades. Voluminous Mascaras is America’s #1 selling mascara, beloved by celebrities, makeup artists and real women alike. It is uniquely formulated to separate lashes, resist clumping and build volume up to 5X their natural thickness. The campaign premieres on television this week and will live on social, digital and in print media in the following months. Keep Reading

Eli Manning Named Celebrity Guest for 2017 FedExFamilyHouse Gala

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Chris and Debby Wallace to serve as Honorary Chairs

Tony and Desiree Allen to serve as Late Night Lounge Honorary Chairs

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 6, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — NFL Quarterback Eli Manning will join Gala guests at the 2017 FedExFamilyHouse Gala on Sat., April 8, at the Peabody Hotel.

As starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has led his team to two Super Bowl championships while winning Super Bowl MVP honors each time. Part of an exceptional football family, Manning carries the torch honoring their great quarterback legacy and has established himself as a strong team leader and a fan favorite.

Chris and Debby Wallace will serve as honorary chairs. Wallace joined the Memphis Grizzlies as general manager and vice president of basketball operations in June 2007. A familiar face in the community, Wallace has been a stable presence throughout the team’s successful run of six consecutive playoff appearances. Debby is a community philanthropist and long-time volunteer who enjoys spending time advocating for FedExFamilyHouse.

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Represent Partners with Ice Cube to Raise Awareness and Funding for Autism Speaks

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Limited edition apparel campaign aims to make it a ‘good day’ for families affected by autism

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Represent, a social merchandising and marketing platform that enables influencers to create and sell custom apparel, today announced the launch of limited edition apparel campaign with Ice Cube to benefit Autism Speaks. The legendary rapper and actor, whose family has a loved one with autism personally selected the organization and worked with Represent on an exclusive t-shirt design inspired by his 1993 “It Was a Good Day” music video.

“I’m proud to support the great work that Autism Speaks does, a cause that is so important to me,” said Ice Cube. “My goal through this campaign is to not only help raise awareness but to also support this great organization’s efforts in promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.”

Ice Cube’s design is available on a variety of products for men and women, starting at $24.99, available at Represent.com/IceCube.

The campaign will be open until Tuesday, March 7, with proceeds from the campaign supporting Autism Speaks. This year, the ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day will take place on April 2, during which supporters and organizations around the world will come together to raise awareness and show support for those affected by this disorder.

About Represent

Founded in 2014, Represent connects celebrity influencers directly with their fans and communities through unique limited edition apparel campaigns that raise funding for select causes and charities. Past Represent campaigns have included athletes, musicians, and entertainment influencers such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kobe Bryant, Will Ferrell, Ronda Rousey, Jennifer Lopez and many more. Keep Reading

Diverse Offerings Amp Up Consumer Spending on Recreation

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Above-Average Growth Expected for Live Entertainment, Spectator Sports

CLEVELAND, Feb. 22, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — US consumer spending on recreation services is forecast to rise 3.4% annually to 2021, according to Recreation: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Faster gains are expected in the Live Entertainment and Spectator Sports segments of the market, bolstered by growth in disposable personal income and a shift in consumer preference toward spending on experiences rather than possessions.

In addition, recreation providers are appealing to an increasingly diverse population with new amenities and entertainment offerings. Features such as nursing suites in sports stadiums cater to a growing base of female sports fans. In the Live Entertainment segment, diverse musical acts are drawing consumers of various ages to music festivals. For example, Goldenvoice’s Desert Trip festival in October 2016 featured notable musicians and groups that are especially appealing to baby boomers, such as Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and The Who.

These and other key insights are featured in Recreation: United States. This report forecasts US personal consumption expenditures (PCE) on recreation services in US dollars to 2020. Total spending is segmented by service in terms of:

  • gambling
  • amusement parks and related services
  • clubs and participant sports
  • live entertainment
  • spectator sports
  • movie theaters
  • museums and libraries.

To illustrate historical trends, total PCE and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015.

More information about the report is available at https://www.freedoniafocusreports.com/Recreation-United-States-10632039/

About Freedonia Focus Reports
Each month, The Freedonia Group – a division of MarketResearch.com – publishes over 20 new or updated Freedonia Focus Reports, providing fresh, unbiased analysis on a wide variety of markets and industries. Published in 20-30 pages, Focus Report coverage ranges from raw materials to finished manufactured goods and related services such as freight and construction. Additional Consumer Goods reports can be purchased at Keep Reading

Announcing 10th Annual Roots Picnic

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SATURDAY, JUNE 3 | Festival Pier | Philadelphia

Featuring an All-Star Lineup Over 3 Stages Including a Headlining set by Pharrell and The Roots, as well as Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra and more!

“This was really just one day of good f****** music, front to back, from beginning to end. Festivals probably still suck. Roots Picnic did not.” -NOISEY

“Seeing [The Roots} take the stage at their annual festival is to watch the Philly legends in their truest element.” -Billboard.com

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Today, the legendary Roots crew announce that their annual ROOTS PICNIC is returning to Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017. The acclaimed festival, now celebrating its tenth year, will feature an eclectic lineup with performances by: Pharrell & The Roots (joint headline set), Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Gilles Peterson and more (full line up below).

“Ten years ago this started as a concept, an idea, a conversation between me, Tarik (Black Thought), Ahmir (Questlove) and Rich (Nichols),” says Shawn Gee, Roots longtime manager and partner in Maverick Management.”It’s amazing that it has grown into such a valued piece of the cultural landscape of our hometown of Philadelphia. We were blessed to expand the Picnic to NYC last year, and the brand will continue to grow and evolve, but Philly will ALWAYS be the home, the birthplace of the Roots Picnic. We are super excited to bring a packed lineup to celebrate our 10th anniversary, and as always there will be plenty of surprises and special guests.”

The Roots Picnic annually includes some of music’s biggest and hottest names that kicks off the summer festival season. Last year’s bill featured the likes of Usher, Future and Leon Bridges with a surprise performance by hometown hero Will Smith (with his daughter Willow).  Over the last decade, the celebrated festival institution has featured artists such as The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Migos, The Black Keys, John Legend, Janelle Monae, TV on the Radio, Nas, Vampire Weekend, Kid Cudi, Public Enemy, Gnarls Barkley, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Gary Clark Jr., Rakim and many more.

FULL LINE-UP IS AS FOLLOWS:
Pharrell & The Roots
Lil Wayne
Solange
21 Savage
Kimbra
Black Thought & J Period Live Mixtape Featuring Fat Joe Mobb Deep Scott Storch
Thundercat
Virgil Abloh
Pete Rock
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
James Vincent McMorrow
NoName
Gilles Peterson Featuring Mc Earl Zinger
Khalid
Michael Kiwanuka
DJ Spinna
PNB Rock
Tunji Ige
Anthony Somebody
DJ N.O.C.

Tickets are on sale NOW at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets, Live Nation Box Office or by-phone at 800-745-3000. Keep Reading

Entrepreneur Not ‘Eclipsed’ by Diagnosis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — There’s no good time to learn that your new reality consists of one of the scariest words known to man – cancer. But John Jerit received this news at what he now considers to have been the worst time. Less than two years out from an event that he has literally been waiting for his entire life, John was shocked to hear that his annual prostate screening uncovered cancerous cells.

As of December 2015, life for John would never be the same.

But, this life-altering moment didn’t create the kind of bone-chilling fear one would assume hits when you learn of your own cancer diagnosis. In fact, John admits he was only moderately concerned about how the cancer would affect his health, family and finances. On the contrary, when he learned that cancer was now part of his life story, John’s thoughts turned to Aug. 21, 2017. This date marks the first time since 1979 that the U.S. will experience a total solar eclipse…and John planned to live to witness it, one way or another.

As owner and CEO of American Paper Optics, the largest manufacturer of 3D and safe solar eclipse glasses in the world, John’s career dream has been to personally view and make sure that every American is afforded the opportunity to safely view this eclipse. In February 2016, John’s dream slowly morphed into a strong possibility as he successfully underwent robotic surgery. Then, as he started down his road to recovery, John became more and more inspired to get eclipse glasses in the hands of as many people as possible.

John wanted people across the country to understand that no matter where they are geographically located on Aug. 21, they’ll need to wear the CE and ISO-certified glasses that APO makes to safely view the eclipse. The glasses, which are close to 1,000 times darker than regular sunglasses, are THE safest way to view the solar eclipse because they filter out 100% of harmful ultra-violet and infrared rays and 99.999% of intense visible light. Additionally, the glasses can be custom branded to fit any company’s design preferences. Keep Reading

LatinWorks Strengthens Leadership Team

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Industry veteran, Leo Olper joins the creative shop, Christy Kranik becomes Partner and other executive shifts announced

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — LatinWorks, part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC), announced today the hiring of Leo Olper to the position of SVP and Managing Director. A former executive at Leo Burnett, and co-founder of Havas’ Totality multicultural practice, Olper will be based in New York and will be responsible for bringing best in class account stewardship to a large portion of the agency’s client portfolio. He will also anchor and help fuel the agency’s growing presence in the northeast.

In addition, Christy Kranik becomes the agency’s first Partner and Chief Client Officer. An Ad Age Woman to Watch, Kranik has been a key player in the agency’s leadership ranks for well over a decade. During this time the agency grew to become one of the most celebrated creative and strategic organizations in the multicultural industry.

“Leo’s arrival adds a new and welcomed dimension to our team,” said Kranik, who in her new role will work closely with Olper to evolve strategic client service.

“I’m excited to join an agency with the creative track record of LatinWorks,” said Olper. “I look forward to this new chapter of my professional life and to the opportunity to work with Christy and the rest of this outstanding group of talented people,” he added.

In an effort to accelerate the agency’s evolution and better meet client needs, the agency also announced several other moves among its executive ranks, including the appointment of Marc Wilson to VP, Strategic Planning; Scott Radigk to CFO; Michelle Aldrich to VP, Financial Operations; and the return of Luis Guido, a former director in the agency’s experiential and shopper marketing group, to the position of VP, Experiential Marketing.

“These leadership appointments, and the elevation of Christy’s position to Agency Partner, are intended to not only recognize the individual contributions each has made to our agency, but also to help accelerate our transformation to a world-class organization that is able to adapt to changing client needs, in what has become a very dynamic marketing universe,” said Manny Flores, CEO and Co-Founder. Keep Reading

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