“Put On Your Thinking App!”

    • February 8, 2022
    150 150 The California Copyright Conference

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    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm



    This panel will discuss how apps like Spotify, Tik Tok, Soundcloud, and Instagram have changed the financial picture for publishers, as well as the A&R landscape for labels. Panelists will discuss the different types of opportunities to monetize streams on Spotify and Tik Tok, and changing A&R strategies to navigate the fragmented landscape of music discovery.



    Jonathan Lane | Music Supervisor, Clearly Music Services

    Kristina Guerra Benson | Founder, Sweet On Top, LLC



    Brontë Jane | Creative / A&R, Third Side Music

    Kevin Moo aka “Daddy Kev” | American DJ, Grammy Award-Winning Audio Engineer, Record Producer, and Music Executive

    Livia Piomelli | Head of A&R, Maison Arts Publishing


    Tuesday, February 8, 2022

    2:30pm – 3:30pm | Zoom Webinar Broadcast


    Advance Registration

    CCC Members $0 per person | Non-members $5 per person

    No Refunds

    Questions? Email is at questions@theccc.org


    Jonathan Lane | Music Supervisor, Clearly Music Services

    Jonathan Lane is a music licensing executive and Music Supervisor with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Providing Music Supervision services to many top film marketing and advertising agencies since 2015, Jon is the founder of Clearly Music—a full-scope Music Supervision company with a focus on film marketing, advertising content and podcasts. In addition to Clearly Music, he is the Senior Director of Synch & Licensing at 5 Alarm Music (an Anthem Entertainment company) where he is instrumental in developing and overseeing their overall licensing strategy, key partnerships, music supervisor relationships, and more. Currently, Jon serves on the Board of Directors for the California Copyright Conference (CCC) and is a Friend of the Guild of Music Supervisors.


    Kristina Guerra Benson | Founder, Sweet On Top, LLC

    Kristina began her career with a degree in opera from University of California at Irvine and took piano lessons in her spare time under Miles Davis’s sideman Kei Akagi. After stints as a promoter and DJ, she segued into a role as a branding specialist for DoStuffMedia, where she spearheaded engagement initiatives for brands such as Goose Island, Grey Goose and Pabst Blue Ribbon, working closely with local influencers to produce interactive brand experiences. She went from there to acting as Music Director for Lip Sync, and after many successful placements and two wonderful years at Lip Sync, she decided the time had come to start her own agency. In the short time since it has opened its doors, Sweet On Top has landed placements with high-quality brands such as Apple, Michael Kors, Macy’s, Vogue, and St. Regis; promotions for the Olympics and “Songland”; and in television shows including “Station 19,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “All Rise,” “Firefly Lane,” “High Fidelity,” “Ray Donovan” and “The Blacklist.” Additionally, her writers have secured cuts with Dim Mak and Warner Records’ artists. Kristina also worked closely with the Guild of Music Supervisors’ education committee and is a member of the California Copyright Conference and the Association of Independent Music Publishers.


    Brontë Jane | Creative / A&R, Third Side Music

    Brontë Jane is the longstanding Creative/A&R Director at worldwide independent music publisher Third Side Music. Over her seven-year tenure at TSM, she has been responsible for signing the likes of BadBadNotGood, SOFI TUKKER, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Blonde Redhead, Surf Curse, Amen Dunes, Haiku Hands, and beyond. Her roster of artists/writers has thus far contributed to over 50 Certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum records, including cuts by John Mayer, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Daniel Caesar, and many more.


    Brontë has spoken at global conferences including, By:Larm, BigSound, Going Global, SXSW, and many more. Additionally, she was named as one of the youngest Honorees on the Alternative Power 100 Music List (at age 23) and has gained wide press recognition from the likes of Forbes, Billboard, Galore, CMU, Magnetic Magazine, Milk.xyz, Music Week, Broadway World, and more. Brontë frequently DJs for the likes of NTS, Dublab, Milk Studios, Resonance Extra, Odyxxey, n10.as, and more.


    Kevin Moo aka “Daddy Kev” | American DJ, Grammy Award-Winning Audio Engineer, Record Producer, and Music Executive

    Kevin Marques Moo, better known by his stage name Daddy Kev, is an American DJ, Grammy Award-winning audio engineer, record producer and executive from Los Angeles, California. He is the owner of Alpha Pup Records and the founder of Low End Theory. As an audio engineer, Daddy Kev has mixed and mastered albums by Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, and Leon Bridges.


    Livia Piomelli | Head of A&R, Maison Arts Publishing

    Livia works day-to-day with Maison Arts’ songwriters, producers and artists, creating collaborative opportunities, signing new talent, overseeing operations, as well as reviewing and critiquing their new works. Previous to working at Maison, Livia was the Director of A&R at Big Noise Music Group, where she worked alongside and signed Stolar (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, G-Eazy), John Feldmann (Avril Lavigne, Mod Sun), Th3ory (Wale, 6lack, Chris Brown, Tory Lanez), and PJ Bianco (ARIZONA, Jonas Brothers, Fifth Harmony), among others. Prior to Big Noise, Livia was the A&R Manager at Arthouse Entertainment, home of artists and writers, Jon Bellion and Kara DioGuardi. She was integrally involved in all facets of the company’s operations, including A&R, marketing, management and business affairs. There she assisted in the development of writers and producers, Ingrid Andress (Charli XCX, Matoma, Why Don’t We), Feli Ferraro (Normani, Chris Brown), Rabitt (Andy Grammer), Pete Nappi (30 Seconds To Mars, Shinedown), and Mark Holman (Florida Georgia Line).

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