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UK EVENT / PICS: THE INDUSTRY TAKEOVER – WOMEN IN MUSIC

Last Thursday Mad News attended the The Industry Takeover – women in music seminar, showcase and open mic at Rich Mix in East London. Music artist Lioness, Chantelle Fiddy (Journalist/Contributing Editor, Rwd Mag), Annika Allen ( Editor-In-Chief of Flavour Magazine),  Charmaine Hayden (Founder of Face4Music / Artist Manager), and Sarah Young (DJ/Stylist), made up the panel of successful ladies in music, and offered encouraging advice to those sitting in the audience eager to make their mark in the world of entertainment. Check out photographs below. Photographs courtesy of Ben Achana

UK EVENT: BEFFTA AWARDS WINNERS 2010 / REMEL LONDON’S REVIEW

On the 30th October the 2nd BEFFTA Awards (Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television & Arts Awards) took place at the Central Hall Westminster and celebrated the achievements of black and ethnic personalities in entertainment, film, fashion television and arts. Full list of BEFFTA awards winners below. Music 1. Best Female Act: Hayley Cassidy 2. Best Male Act: Mo Eazy 3. Best Gospel Act: DTWG 4. Best International Act: STY.LIST 5. Best Female UK based Afro/Caribbean Act: Ruth Brown 6. Best Male UK []

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER NATE WALKA MAKES UK DEBUT

Molton House was packed to the brim Tuesday night to host Grammy Award winner, Nate Walka exclusive listening session. The award-winning songwriter made his UK debut, to a select mix of record execs, tastemakers, industry insiders and celebs. Nate played a selection of songs from his impending, album One Hellava Night slated for release the first quarter of 2011. TV presenter, Sarah Jane-Crawford, singers, Cherri V and Rhian Benson, Miss Black Britain winner Rachel Williams, Loick Essein, Talay Riley and Alesha Dixon all []

UK EVENT: PREMIERE OF NOKIA’S NEW N8 FILM, ‘THE COMMUTER’

Mad News mingled amongst the media ‘glitterati’ last night (October 25th) at the world premiere of Nokia’s new N8 film The Communter starring Dev Patel, Pamela Anderson, Charles Dance and Ed Westwick. The groundbreaking film was shot entirely in mobile HD on the new Nokia N8 smartphone, and was also shot in just four days, with the streets of London and St Albans providing the backdrop to Nokia’s story about one commuter’s eventful journey to work. The movie showcases the stunning HD []

UK EVENT: BANG 103.6 FM NETWORKING EVENT – RENDEZVOUS WITH LYNNIKE AND SEFA

BANG 103.6FM presents…. RENDEZ-VOUS with Lynnike & Sefa!!!!!! ‘The Ultimate Networking Event‘ THURSDAY 28th OCT @ William 4th, 786 Harrow Rd, NW10 5GX ……… This is THE ULTIMATE monthly networking event in a sophisticated & stylish environment where u can mingle with like-minded music & media enthusiasts & professionals… On the night there will be… * Special Guest Performers* * Guest Speakers* * Open Mic* *Food & Drinks* ….. And of course… Good Party Vibes!!!!!!! This event is absolutely FREE b4 9pm []

UK EVENT: THE MOBO TOUR OCTOBER 2010

Dates: Tuesday 12th October – Norwich Waterfront Thursday 14th October – Birmingham O2 Academy Friday 15th October – Manchester MOHO Live Saturday 16th October – Liverpool O2 Academy Sunday 17th October – Glasgow O2 ABC Tuesday 19th October – London Islington O2 Academy Times: 7pm till late Tickets: £10 regional /£12 London Box office: 0844 811 0051 / www.gigsnadtours.com Tickets: £10 regional /£12 London ABOUT THE MOBO TOUR The MOBO Organisation & Urban Development bring you a line up of the hottest names on the UK []