Danielle Price Joins Republic Records as Executive Vice President; Stem raises $20 million

Archives of the Republic named Danielle Award executive vice president, based at the label’s headquarters in New York. In this new role, Price will contribute to overall strategy, business development and brand expansion, while serving as part of the leadership team.

Most recently, Price was senior vice president of business and legal affairs at 10K Projects, where she led the business affairs of Trippie Redd, Iann Dior, Internet Money, Surfaces and others. She also served as interim Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company with direct oversight of business and legal affairs, A&R administration, human resources and finance.

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Previously, she led LaPolt Law’s hip-hop music division, representing Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Megan Thee Stallion, Tinashe and others alongside the firm’s team; and began her career as an attorney in the legal affairs department of Warner Music Group.

Republic CEO and Co-Founder Monte Lipman said, “Danielle’s keen business acumen, creative vision and extensive legal background are proven ingredients for a brilliant executive. His fresh perspective and unique talents will be a tremendous addition to our team of extraordinary executives. »

+ Stem received $20 million in funding, led by QED investors and supported by Block, Inc. — a technology and financial services company. Previous investors include Slow Ventures and Quality Control. According to the announcement, the investment will fund Stem’s launch of a range of tools to help artists, labels, songwriters, producers and managers calculate royalties and process payments.

“It’s silly that labels still send paper statements to artists several times a year,” Stem CEO Milana Lewis said in a statement. “We believe labels should have a dashboard that tells them how much they’ve invested and shows their artists and collaborators when they can expect to be paid. We brought that experience to life for our clients, and now we want to give everyone the experience they deserve.

QED Founding Partner Frank Rotman added, “Milana’s vision for the future of music payments promises to disrupt the status quo and empower artists, labels and creators of all sizes. . We are excited to have Stem join our portfolio of fintech innovators and offer our years of expertise to support the growth of fintech businesses,”

+ Fonovisa, Universal Music Latino and Sinaloan group Enigma Norteño have renewed their ten-year partnership, the companies announced. The quintet has collaborated with other artists in the industry, including Pancho Barraza, Régulo Caro and many more. Their song “El Flaquito” reached number five on the TikTok Mexico chart.

Antonio Silva, General Manager of Fonovisa Disa USA/Mexico, said: “We celebrate the confidence that Enigma Norteño has in this team, it is a group that any record company wants to have and they are honoring us by renewing their contract with Fonovisa. Enigma Norteño is a group that never ceases to surprise its audience and we are committed to working day after day on this project to continue growing together.

+ SiriusXM announced several new members of its brand and consumer marketing organization: Rolanda Gaines joined as VP of experiential and partnership marketing, Tatiana Holifield as Vice President of Digital Content and Audience Engagement, and Joe Hanna as Senior Director of Brand and Platform Partnerships. All three will report to SiriusXM’s senior vice president of consumer and brand marketing, Kimberly K. Wilson.

“After a groundbreaking year, we are at a pivotal moment here at SiriusXM and the caliber of talent we bring will surely help us expand our leadership position in the audio space,” Wilson said.

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