BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive (OTC: LIVX), the worldwide premium live music video streaming network, today announced that Peter Malkin, veteran talent manager and A&R executive, has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Artist Relations, further expanding the talent and expertise of the team.
Mr. Malkin has close to 30 years of deep-rooted industry experience. Most recently, he worked at Live Nation, running talent relations for its digital initiatives, including livestreaming platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, and NextVR. With a keen eye on music in the digital space, he also oversaw production of Live Nation-branded content that lived across the company's own sites and third party platforms.
Previously, Mr. Malkin held a host of roles in the music industry, from managing and booking world renowned artists to developing music strategy for Six Flags Entertainment. As a manager, he oversaw platinum-selling artists such as The Fugees, Wyclef, Lauryn Hill, Joan Osborne, Vanessa Carlton and others. Additionally, Mr. Malkin served a Vice President of A&R for Epic Records, worked as a booking agent for Bill Graham booking perennial road warriors Blues Traveler, and helped create music centric branded initiatives at Six Flags while overseeing the booking of all of its parks in North America, from amphitheaters to clubs.
"Peter brings valuable experience working directly with labels, agents, managers, publishers, promoters and, most importantly, artists to LiveXLive," commented Robert Ellin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Peter joins our deep bench of music industry stalwarts, including Phil Quartararo, former CEO of Virgin Records, Warner Bros Records and EMI, and Jason Flom, CEO of Lava Records, and former Chairman and CEO of Atlantic Records, Virgin Records, and the Capitol Music Group, to further build our brand, strengthen our industry relationships and evangelize live streaming."
"I'm very excited to join LiveXLive and work with its team of forward thinking executives to revolutionize the live music landscape by becoming the go-to platform for consumers to engage with live music content," commented Mr. Malkin.
LiveXLive, a subsidiary of Loton, Corp. (OTC: LIVX) is one of the world's only premium internet networks devoted to live music and music-related video content. Since the company's launch in 2015, LiveXLive has been building an online destination for music fans to enjoy premium live performances from music venues and leading music festivals around the world, such as Rock in Rio, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival and Hangout Music Festival, as well as premium original content, artist exclusives and industry interviews. The LiveXLive platform has featured performances and content from some of the most popular artists in various music genres, including Rihanna, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Metallica, Duran Duran, Chance The Rapper, Bruce Springsteen, Major Lazer and Maroon 5. For more information, visit www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @livexlive
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