Céline Dion Has a New Christmas Song Out — About Her Handbags

Happy #December from @CelineDion & #Nordstrom. https://t.co/Dck64RDTSypic.twitter.com/IL4sFssLzi — Nordstrom (@Nordstrom) December 1, 2017 “Chestnuts roasting in my new handbag,” she began in her promotional video for Nordstrom modeling the “Octave” style (which you can buy here!). She abruptly stopped herself to try to clarify things for listeners: “Oh no, no, no. Don’t worry. We’re not cooking anything inside here. Yet.” Source: People.com

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*NSYNC Teams Up With Epic Rights to Launch A New Line of Branded Merchandise

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 — *NSYNC, one the bestselling bands of all-time with over 70 million records sold, has joined forces with Epic Rights, a leading global branding and licensing company, to develop a new line of high-quality branded apparel, accessories, gift and collectible products. “The band is thrilled to create an exciting new line of new merch with Epic Rights in celebration of our 20th Anniversary,” said founding member Lance Bass.  Epic Rights CEO Dell Furano added, “*NSYNC ushered in the modern age of huge […]

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New KISS Digital Mobile Game From Sproing: KISS Rock City

VIENNA/WEST HOLLYWOOD, November 2, 2017 – Leading game developer Sproing is excited to announce the release of their new mobile game KISS Rock City. The game was developed in close collaboration with KISS, the hottest  Rock’n’Roll band in the world, and Epic Rights, KISS’s exclusive licensing agent. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, jointly stated, “KISS is very excited to be partnering with Sproing to bring the KISS Army and game enthusiasts such an entertaining mobile game. […]

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Epic Rights Expands its Reach in Japan

ASIA–Epic Rights and Pan Inc. have joined forces to develop a variety of merchandising and branding opportunities for musical artists in Japan. The new partnership will see Pan bring licensing and branding opportunities spanning fashion, themed restaurants and cafes, TV commercials, sponsorships and endorsements to Epic Rights’ artists and properties. The deal will also see the company manage Epic Rights’ e-commerce and Rock Paper Photo fine art photography businesses in the region. “We are very excited to combine the efforts […]

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Epic Rights Announces Apparel & Accessories Program With Amazon

Apparel and Accessories for KISS, Aerosmith and John Lennon Now Available on Amazon.com HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 12, 2017) – Epic Rights, a leading music industry merchandising and branding company, teams up with Merch by Amazon to sell Epic Rights’ artists official apparel and cellphone accessories on Amazon.com. Epic Rights’ launch on Amazon reflects its ongoing commitment to grow the artist’s ecommerce sales by directly reaching Amazon’s global customer base. The initial product launch includes classic and fashionable shirts for men, […]

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Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott Reflects on ‘Hysteria’

As band releases 30th anniversary box set, singer explains how they fused rock with pop and made a modern masterpiece. The story of Def Leppard’s Hysteria – the monolithic pop-metal record that defined the latter part of the Eighties – reads like Homeric odyssey. The four-year gap between their 1983 mainstream breakthrough Pyromania and the release of the album was marked by tumultuous behind-the-scenes drama – including the exit and return of production genius Mutt Lange – completely rewritten songs and coping with the aftermath […]

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Epic Rights And CounterFind Launch Partnership

West Hollywood, CA (August 9, 2017) – Epic Rights, a leading music merchandising and branding company, announces their official partnership with counterfeit software leader CounterFind to combat counterfeit merchandise and pave the way for online brand protection within the music industry. Epic Rights’ roster of artists includes: KISS, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel, Woodstock Festival, and the Estates of John Lennon and David Bowie. “In the past 5 years, online counterfeiting of artist merchandise has grown explosively […]

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Athleisure Is Music’s Newest Tour Merch

Leggings, the elastic waist and spandex-centric pants. All were once relegated to the gym, yoga studio or spin class, but have stretched to encompass a whole new audience: concert goers. Bands and artists like Phantogram, Linkin Park, Zedd, Slayer, AC/DC and KISS have begun selling leggings at their shows and on their websites. Licensing merchandising companies like Epic Rights and Araca Group work with their clients to create special patterns, delving deeper into design. “Nobody is going to wear t-shirt […]

Céline Dion Lifestyle Collection to Debut at Nordstrom

The Grammy- and Oscar-winning diva has partnered with Nordstrom to launch her eponymous lifestyle collection in the U.S. in August. Nordstrom has snagged a ticket to Céline Dion. The singing diva, who unveiled her lifestyle brand at Project in February, has linked with the Seattle-based retailer to debut the fall 2017 collection at all its stores and online in August. The affordable handbags, luggage and small accessories collection has about 100 pieces, including the signature handbag that is part of […]

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The Last Hair-Metal Band: Inside Poison’s Never-Ending Party

Rolling Stone tagged along on Poison’s recent tour to find out how Bret Michaels & Co. turned a string of Eighties hits into a never-ending party. Inside a room inside an arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, the guys from the ancient Eighties hair band Poison are going about the rigors of the traditional meet-and-greet with fans, all of them putting on a good, enthusiastic show but only one of them really flinging his heart and soul into it. That would be […]