2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Lyrics Sans Frontières

Friday, March 18
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 18D
531 E 4th St

As lyrics on music services become the new standard, with the majority of streaming services providing these or planning to launch shortly. How will the lyrics space evolve over the next years and how can it help music creators, music fans and create revenue for rights holders?

What about beyond the Western music services in the fastest growing music markets like APAC, India and Lat Am? Here lyrics and lyric translations often also provide a valuable education angle in helping to learn local and English languages, communicate local issues and more.

This panel will take a 360 degree view of the space from the artists, services and rights holder perspectives.

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Emily White at SXSW

Emily White

Assoc Dir of Charts Social Streaming


Emily White is the associate director of charts at Billboard, where she manages social and streaming initiatives, working to ensure the brand’s properties accurately reflect the evolving state of m...

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Jeremy Sirota at SXSW

Jeremy Sirota

SVP, Head of Business & Legal Affairs


I run Business & Legal Affairs for ADA (independent distribution) and WEA (label services) on behalf of Warner Music Group. This includes advising on distribution arrangements, marketing services, ...

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Paramdeep Singh

Co Founder & Exec Chairman


Paramdeep Singh is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Saavn. Paramdeep spends most of his time overseeing all content acquisition, business development and user growth. Paramdeep has been instrum...

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Will Mills

Chief Revenue Officer



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