Annie Mac Presents announces more speakers for London conferences

Annie Mac has announced another wave of speakers for her Annie Mac Presents London series.

Newly confirmed names include Dirty Hit CEO Jamie Oborne, Mahalia, Ellie Goulding and Olly Alexander of Years & Years – who will be discussing whether popular culture has fully embraced LGBTQ+ artists in 2020.

The conferences will be held on 6th March 2020 and already include talks from the likes of Maya Jama, Blaine Harrison of Mystery Jets, Rina Sawayama and representatives from some of the UK’s biggest labels and media outlets.

AMP’s London Conferences take place in Camden and tickets are available at www.gigsandtours.com or https://www.anniemacpresents.com/london

The full list of topics and speakers are below:

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: HOW ARE WOMEN IN MUSIC TAKING CHARGE?
Moderated by Annie Mac
Amber Davis – Head of A&R, Warner Chappell
Laura Davidson – Festival Booker, All Points East / BST Hyde Park
Rebecca Allen – President, Decca Records
Summer Marshall – Agent, CAA
Tiffany Calver – DJ / Broadcaster

SUSTAINABILITY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY: HOW CAN WE PUT THE ENVIRONMENT FIRST?
Moderated by Chiara Badiali – Julie’s Bicycle, Music Declares Emergency, Powerful Thinking
Caius Pawson – Founder, Young Turks / A&R Director, XL Recording
Fay Milton – Savages, 180db, Music Declares Emergency
Melvin Benn – MD, Festival Republic

TIKTOK TO THE TOP: HOW TO GET AHEAD IN DIGITAL TRENDS
Moderator TBC
Paul Hourican – Head of Music Operations UK, TikTok

INSIDE THE INDUSTRY WITH DAVID JOSEPH: A KEYNOTE INTERVIEW WITH THE CHAIRMAN & CEO OF UNIVERSAL MUSIC UK
Moderated by Annie Mac

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE: EXPLORING THE GROWING IMPACT OF CULTURES FROM AFRICA IN UK MUSIC
Moderated by Aniefiok Ekpoudom – Journalist, The Guardian
Alec Boateng – Head of A&R, Atlantic Records UK
Fuse ODG – Artist
Grace Ladoja – Founder of Metallic Inc and Homecoming
Irene Agbontaen – Fashion Designer & Cultural Consultant
Tunde Ogundipe – Music Tech Executive

A CALL TO ACTION: TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Moderated by Annie Mac
Ben Mawson – Tap Management, Dua Lipa, Lana Del Rey & more
Ben Mortimer – co-President, Polydor Records
Ellie Goulding – Artist
Jordan Stephens – Artist, Rizzle Kicks
Maya Jama – TV / Radio Presenter

RESHAPING THE WORLD: HAS POPULAR CULTURE EMBRACED LGBTQ+ ARTISTS IN 2020?
Moderated by Zing Tsjeng – Executive Editor, VICE UK
Jamie Ahye – Atlantic Records / co-founder of Pride in Music
Jodie Harsh – Artist / DJ
Olly Alexander – Artist, Years & Years
Paula Akpan – Journalist & co-founder of Black Girl Fest
Rina Sawayama – Artist

THE STATE OF INDEPENDENCE: RELEASING RECORDS AND BUILDING ICONS IN 2020
Moderated by Ben Homewood
Senior Staff Writer, Music Week
Jamie Oborne – CEO & Founder, Dirty Hit
Kwame Kwaten – Point Blank Recordings, Ferocious Management, Cre8ting Vision
Matt Riley – VP A&R AWAL
Zena White – MD, Partisan Records

ARTISTIC DIFFERENCES: THE ARTISTS PERSPECTIVES OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Moderated by Annie Mac
Blaine Harrison – Artist, Mystery Jets
Mahalia – Artist
Raye – Artist

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