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Paris, May 23, 2019 – Midem, the home of the global music community, announces Afrobeat icon, Femi Kuti, as Artist Ambassador and keynote speaker to the second edition of the Midem African Forum on 04 June at the conference in Cannes.
Paris, April 24 2019 – Midem, the home of the global music community, today announces the powerhouse pairing of keynote Sylvia Rhone with Dina LaPolt at the 53rd annual industry conference and that Sylvia Rhone will receive the Midem 2019 Hall of Fame Award, in association with Billboard.
Paris, 8 November, 2018 - Midem, the home of the global music community, today unveils the programme for its debut Latin American Forum. Adriana Restrepo, President of CODISCOS and Chair of IFPI’s Latin America & Caribbean Regional Board, will deliver a keynote at the conference to be held 26 - 27 November 2018 in Rio.
Paris, 6 September 2018 – The Sub-Saharan African music industry is a volcano waiting to erupt on the international scene. Talent abounds. The continent boasts a music-hungry population whose average age is under 20. And it is estimated that 500 million African citizens will own smartphones by 2020.
Cannes, 8 June 2018 – A sense of energy permeated through Cannes this week as 4,800 delegates (+9% vs 2017) from 80 countries came together at a Midem that was packed with new initiatives, industry leaders and a wealth of talent, particularly from Africa.Read more »