Bruno Mars Wins Album of the Year

How Hip-Hop And R&B Crushed Their Competition: Can Rock Bounce Back?

“R&B and hip-hop have always had a huge influence and impact on our culture, regardless of the time period — from fashion to slang to … Read More

Successful People In Hollywood Have These 4 Qualities

Every day is a work day and there is a lot to do. If I’m not always in the studio, I’m on the phone, I’m … Read More

‘Sing’: Harvey Mason, Jr.’s long list of tunes for a musical ‘toon

How do you teach an actor to sing like an egotistical mouse? Or an overworked pig? Or a shy elephant? This was Harvey Mason Jr.’s … Read More

‘Sing’ Producer Harvey Mason Jr. on New Soundtrack: ‘The Coolest Part Is the Diversity of the Music

Sing features more than 65 songs encompassing everything from rock, big band and jazz to classical, pop, R&B and dance/EDM. And that’s where Mason comes … Read More

Grammy Pro Summit

GRAMMY Pro Summit | Dallas

Harvey Shares Stories from Inside the Studio at the Texas Chapter. As part of the GRAMMY Pro Summit series, the Texas Chapter presented Studio Summit … Read More


My Turn: How Congress can help Beyonce and your band director

The music economy is changing, but the laws that govern people’s livelihoods have not. Music inspires listeners of all ages, genders, ethnic backgrounds and religious affiliations. Those … Read More

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Grammy Winning Music Producer, Harvey Mason, Jr., on The Joy of Watching His Kids Compete

I’m a parent, I talk too much about my kids. I constantly Twitter brag. Everyone I work with is forced to see pics and hear … Read More

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6-time Grammy winner Harvey Mason Jr. talks Kanye, NCAA hoops, and being Steve Kerr’s teammate

Harvey Mason Jr. has (probably) done more in his life than you have. The 6-time Grammy winner is one half of The Underdogs, a production … Read More

The Wiz Live!

How ‘The Wiz Live!’ Producer Harvey Mason Jr. Made the Music Current Without Just ‘Throwing a Trap Beat’ On It

NBC’s Dec. 19 rebroadcast follows soundtrack’s wide release, out now. “The energy was indescribable. There was a lot of pride in bringing this to national … Read More

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Organization Behind Grammys to Create Lobbying Group

For years, the music industry’s lobbying efforts have been hampered by factionalism, as different sides of the business competed to influence lawmakers. Now, with copyright … Read More

The Wiz Live!

Why Black Twitter Didn’t Hate the Music From The Wiz Live!

First let me say I have an emotional and personal connection to The Wiz. Like most people that were going to watch it that night, … Read More

The Wiz Live!

NBC’s The Wiz Live! Will Feature Brand-New Tune

A spokesperson for NBC confirmed to that the currently untitled tune was penned by Ne-Yo, who will play the Tin Man; Elijah Kelley, who … Read More

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14 Things We Learned About ‘Straight Outta Compton’

F. Gary Gray, the filmmaker behind new N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, also directed 1995’s Friday, as well as the videos for Dr. Dre and Ice Cube’s “Natural Born … Read More

Harvey Mason Jr. of The Underdogs on Straight Outta Compton

Congratulations to SESAC artist/songwriter/composer/producer Harvey Mason Jr. and partner, Damon Thomas, aka production/arrangement The Underdogs, as their music is featured in the highly anticipated movie, … Read More

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Grammy Winners Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Mason Jr. Reunite for ‘Color Purple’ Revival

As Jennifer Hudson preps for her theatrical debut as Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, the singer/actress has reunited with a … Read More

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The Multi-Faceted Talents of Harvey Mason Jr.

You could say that six-time Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Harvey Mason Jr. was born into the business, being the son of famed jazz drummer Harvey … Read More

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In The Boardroom With Harvey Mason Jr.

GRAMMY-nominated producer discusses his career, songwriting and the art of collaboration GRAMMY-nominated producer/songwriter Harvey Mason Jr. was the recent guest for the inaugural installment of … Read More

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