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Akon Brings Light to Africa

August 2016

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Rihanna and Selena Gomez Support

August 2016

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Beyonce's BeyGood Joins Turnaround

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Chris Young

August 2016

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Blacklist 2015 Revealed!!!

February 11, 2015

The Black List is an annual survey of the "most liked" singers, musicians, bands and producers not yet signed. It is published every year by The Music Industry Society. Nominees are highlighted each week on the website. The 20 artists selected for the MIS Blacklist must be members of the Music Industry Society and considered to be  "the most liked", since it is based on a survey of radio and record company executives. To be nominated artists can tag The Music Industry Society Facebook page with a video or just vote at The Blacklist is set to come out in the fall of 2015. 


MIS Presents "Evolution of Music" in Chicago!

December 29, 2014

The Music Industry Society is announcing a unique upcoming musical Evolution of Music, a vivacious celebration of the evolution of dance and music, to be held in Chicago. This 2015 installment of MIS' annual show   presents members of the Music Industry Society with dynamic talent from across the country, from versatile drummers, dancers, singers and other performers equipped with the highest level of skill. The Evolution of Music show is a must watch for all dance and music lovers, as it promises to bring something fresh and unique to the stage. Stay tuned for updates on date and location and get a hold of tickets right away to witness the event live.


Cyndi and Sara

October 5, 2014


The Music Industry Society believes in the power of music.  Music can inspire, motivate and lift spirits. As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, a campaign to support worthy causes throughout the year, Hoda Kotb has chosen to lift the spirits of children with cancer and raise money for pediatric cancer. Hoda Kotb, herself a breast cancer survivor, felt it was so important to bring a little joy to the children being treated there. So with a little help, she launched "Project Truly Brave": a musical collaboration between Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper starring a beautiful and brave group of kids fighting cancer. You can help. Visit to learn more. All proceeds benefit pediatric cancer.  

50 Goes to Africa

September 15, 2014

Rapper 50 Cent went to Somalia and Kenya to visit people living in refugee camps displaced by the civil war with Islamic militants.  50 Cent, who joins a long line of celebrities helping Africans handed out food and danced with the children. He also posed in a picture with the children.  If his Facebook page receives 1 million “likes” by Sunday, 50 will donate an additional one million meals to the children of Somalia. The Music Industry Society salutes 50 Cents and his effort to support the children of Africa!

Black Eyed Peas Foundation

August 22, 2014

 Band members from the GRAMMY-winning hip-hop group, The Black Eyed Peas —, Fergie, and Taboo — created The Peapod Foundation to encourage social change by uniting people, especially children, through the universal language of music. From the very beginning as an aspiring group from Los Angeles, The Black Eyed Peas have flaunted a passionate and energetic hip-hop spirit that attracts a diverse array of people to their music. They've earned fans worldwide with their inventive approach, inspiring people with loose rhymes, positive spirit and funkafied vibe. They took the international world by storm with the release of multi-platinum albums such as Monkey Business and Elephunk and now want to turn their success towards helping children realize their dreams through the power of music and the arts. 

The Adobe Foundation and The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation unveiled two new state-of-the-art music and multi-media academies for youth in Oakland and Redwood City, Calif. last Fall.



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