Global Superstar Mariah Carey Joins Geojam As Executive Advisor
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Nov 30, 2020, 13:09 ET
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Geojam, the rewards-based music platform uniting fans and artists, today announced its appointment of Mariah Carey as the company's Executive Advisor. Carey's role will include active involvement in developing Geojam's artist partnerships and using her creative talents to help further innovate and evolve the platform. Additionally, throughout the month of December, Geojam users will have the opportunity to compete and win a video call with Mariah Carey.
"We are honored to have Mariah Carey play an integral role in Geojam. Carey's fierce entrepreneurial spirit combined with her powerful vision around the convergence of music, experience, and technology makes her an outstanding innovator for our company," said Sarah Figueroa, Founder of Geojam.
Carey's role will help grow the platform's reach among new artists while enhancing existing relationships. Recent Geojam initiatives have included a partnership with Machine Gun Kelly and experiences with champion skateboarder Nyjah Huston who is also an investor in the platform, hip-hop artist Yung Pinch, among many other exciting talent.
ABOUT MARIAH CAREY
Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date and 19 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (18 self-penned), more than any solo artist in history. She recently published her memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. An inductee to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Carey is a singer/songwriter/producer recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, numerous American Music Awards, three Guinness World Record titles, Billboard's "Artist of the Decade" Award, Billboard's "Icon Award," the World Music Award for "World's Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium," the Ivor Novello Award for "PRS for Music Special International Award," and BMI's "Icon Award" for her outstanding achievements in songwriting, to name a few—with her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting, and producing talent, Carey is truly the template of the modern pop performance. Carey's ongoing impact has transcended the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. In 2009, Carey was recognized with the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival for her critically acclaimed role in Lee Daniels' "Precious." Carey went on to appear in Daniels' ensemble piece "The Butler" (2013). A Congressional Award recipient, Carey has generously donated her time and energy to a range of philanthropic causes near to her heart including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among many others. A tremendous supporter of children's charities, both domestic and international, Carey founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner city children to explore career development. Carey continues to be represented by Roc Nation, CAA and Imprint PR.
Geojam enables artists to transform the way they connect, market, and share their music; significantly expanding fan bases and driving new revenue streams. As the first rewards-based music platform, every action earns points that can be redeemed for personalized experiences and customized merchandise. Users of Geojam can actively engage with artists, connect with other fans, and discover and share music with friends - all while earning points to redeem for exclusive experiences and merchandise in the Jam Shop.
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