NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Music Business Association (Music Biz) has announced the addition of Zane Lowe to the 2019 Music Biz Conference program. The Grammy-nominated producer, DJ, and Global Head of Artist Relations and Host for Apple Music will give a keynote interview on Sunday, May 5th at 5 PM. Music Biz 2019, the music industry's premier business Conference, will take place Sunday, May 5th thru Wednesday, May 8th at the JW Marriott in the heart of downtown Nashville.
In addition to leading Apple Music's artist relations team for the world, Lowe oversees Beats 1, Apple Music's global livestream, where he serves as one of the anchor hosts, broadcasting his flagship show every Monday through Thursday to over 100 countries around the world. He also curates original programming for the service which includes feature shows hosted by Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, Elton John, Virgil Abloh, Kendall Jenner, Mike D, Ezra Koenig, DJ Khaled, St. Vincent, Lars Ulrich, Charli XCX, Drake's OVOSOUND Radio, Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Dr. Dre, and more. Lowe has an established career in music broadcasting, first at MTV UK and XFM, then heading to BBC Radio 1 where he hosted the New Music show for 13 years before moving to Los Angeles to join Apple Music in 2015.
"It is a huge honor to welcome Zane Lowe to this year's Conference program," says James Donio, President of Music Biz. "He is one of the most influential names in the broadcast industry today, and his vision and insight will be of great interest to our audience."
To see the currently confirmed program, please visit: https://musicbiz2019.sched.com/
Registration for Music Biz 2019 is open now at musicbiz2019.eventbrite.com, with special early bird rates available through March 22nd. For more information, visit https://musicbiz.org/events/music-biz-2019/.
As in years past, Music Biz's Annual Conference will feature a diverse program of keynotes, panels and workshops, covering high-level topics affecting the music industry today. Attendees can look forward to keynote presentations from some of the most influential industry trailblazers including Apple Music's Zane Lowe, RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier, CEO of Def Jam Recordings Paul Rosenberg, Co-Founder of The Orchard Richard Gottehrer, and more to be announced.
SOURCE Music Business Association