Paula 阿卜杜勒 to Receive Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award at 音乐商业2017 in Nashville

2月27日, 2017 – The bwin地址 (Music Biz) is proud to present its prestigious Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award to award-winning choreographer and performer, 多白金唱片的歌手, 以及深受喜爱的电视名人宝拉·阿巴杜. She will accept the Award from Sandy Chapin, Harry’s widow, on May 18 at 12:30 p.m. CT during the 音乐商业2017 convention’s Awards Luncheon at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville.

阿卜杜勒 is active as a spokesperson and advocate for national charity organizations. 被选为bwin8网址的大使.org, she uplifts and empowers tens of thousands of youths in cities all over the globe as a speaker for We Day—a movement that brings together world-renowned speakers and performers to celebrate the power young people have to change the world.

今年, 阿卜杜勒与周转艺术合作, a signature program of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, 在布鲁克林领养一所学校, NY, and to help foster arts education in impoverished schools across the nation. In 2014, the Avon Foundation for Women tapped 阿卜杜勒 to become their Avon Global Ambassador for their international #CheckYourself 数字 campaign in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. 阿卜杜勒, 和雅芳基金会一起, 导演, 生产, 精心设计的, 并在竞选活动中担任主角, which garnered half a billion media impressions around the world.

" Paula为青年赋权所做的努力, women’s health issues and arts education are a prime example of what artists can do to give back to their community and the world,詹姆斯·多尼奥说, 音乐商业总裁. “She has truly embraced the public platform that her massive success has provided to improve the lives of those around her. We are so pleased to recognize her with this Award and hope her example — as well as the continuing legacy of Harry Chapin — will remind everyone how important it is to donate time, 能源, 以及对慈善事业的影响.”

“我很幸运能够做我喜欢的事情来谋生, 但是帮助别人才是真正给我带来快乐的,”阿卜杜勒说. “工作本身就是真正的奖励, but I hope this recognition will bring further awareness to the causes I fight for and inspire others to do the same. 感谢音乐商业协会. 什么是荣誉!”

阿卜杜勒 joins a list of previous Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award winners that includes prominent artists and organizations such as the T.J. 马爹利基金会, 马蒂娜·迈克布莱德, 迪斯奈德, 安妮·伦诺克斯, 梅丽莎Etheridge, 诺曼·李尔, 杰克逊布朗, 邦尼·, 迈克尔•杰克逊, 岩石在投票, 手在美国, 现场援助, 和哈里·查平本人.

阿卜杜勒 began her career as a cheerleader and choreographer for the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, quickly becoming an in-demand choreographer in the entertainment industry. 她因对电影的贡献而获得艾美奖 Tracey Ullman秀她凭借自己在奥斯卡颁奖典礼上的表演又获得了一个艾美奖 第17届全美音乐奖, and an MTV Video Music Award for Janet Jackson’s “Nasty” music video. 她还为杜兰杜兰编舞, ZZ Top, 杰克逊家族, 乔治·迈克尔, 路德凡朵, 伊克斯乐队, 心, 和王子.

1988年,阿卜杜勒发行了她的第一张专辑, 永远你的女孩, which has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide and was certified seven-times-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). 专辑中有四首排名第一的单曲——《bwin地址》,“异性相吸,“永远是你的女孩。,” and “Cold 心ed” — and netted her a Grammy Award for the music video for “Opposites Attract,以及四项MTV音乐录影带大奖, 两项全美音乐奖, 和人民选择奖. 她的后续专辑,1991年的 被迷住的, has been certified triple-Platinum by the RIAA and featured two #1 singles — “Rush Rush” and “The Promise of a New Day.在一场门票售罄的巡回演出之后,她发行了专辑 头朝下 并获得了美国唱片工业协会(RIAA)的黄金认证.

阿卜杜勒 first made her mark as a television personality in 2002 as one of the original judges of 美国偶像这是一个划时代的音乐比赛节目. 2010年离开剧组后, she served as Executive Producer and Creative Partner for the CBS reality competition series 生活跳舞 直到2011年作为福克斯电视台的评委重回荧屏 X因素. 她还担任了2015年和2016年的评委 舞魅天下.

She returns to touring for the first time in more than 25 years in May, when she joins Boyz II Men and New Kids on the Block for “The Total Package Tour.这次长途跋涉将到达美国40个城市.S.

音乐商业2017, 这部电影将于5月15-18日回归纳什维尔, 是音乐界最重要的活动吗, giving the commerce and content sectors a place to meet with trading partners, 与新公司建立联系, and learn about new trends and products impacting the music business. 今年’s event will feature keynotes from Atlantic Records Group Chairman and COO Julie Greenwald, Spotify’s Global Head of Creator Services Troy Carter; Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Music Agents Jeff Krones and Hunter Williams; 和更多的 to be announced. 这个不拘一格的节目将涵盖包括旅游在内的诸多话题, 在线直播, 乙烯基, 消息传递, 国际, D2F, 集资”, 吐温类 & 科技,电子商务,播放列表,A&R, Social Media, Licensing, Publishing, Hi-Res, VR, Management, and Professional Development. Returning favorite sessions will include the 元数据峰会, Brand & 战略伙伴关系峰会和娱乐 & 法律技术会议, as well as an encore for Music’s Leading Ladies Speak Out and various special interest programs and breakout sessions.

除了, the convention will include a variety of Live Music Showcases, 包括第二届年度行业盛会, in which music business execs join big-name musicians onstage for an evening of live music. Music Biz will also present Breakthrough Artist Awards to Maren Morris and Lukas Graham; the Presidential Award for Outstanding Executive Achievement to Mike Dungan, 纳什维尔环球音乐集团董事长兼首席执行官, 独立精神奖颁给特里·柯里尔, 拥有标志性的波特兰, 基于or的唱片商店Music Millennium. Additional award recipients will be announced in the coming weeks. 早鸟报名优惠价现于, and for a full list of currently confirmed programming, visit http://musicbiz2017.固定播送时间.org.


The bwin地址 (Music Biz) is a membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce — a community committed to the full spectrum of monetization models in the industry. 它通过提供思想领导力提供了共同点, 资源和无与伦比的人脉机会, 所有这些都是为了满足其成员的具体需要. Music Biz brings a unique perspective and valuable insight into the trends and changes that innovation brings. 今天, we put our collective experience to work across all delivery models: physical, 数字, 移动, 和更多的. Music Biz and its members are committed to building the future of music commerce — together.


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