Frequently ranking among the top music business podcasts on iTunes, The Miews was created and launched in May 2014 by the founders of award-winning magazine publisher, I Am Entertainment® Media. Hosted by Grammy-nominated musician turned manager/magazine publisher, Shaine Freeman, the Miews serves as a premier source to educate and inspire serious music artists while giving music lovers a place to discover new music they haven’t heard.
The Miews podcast is a weekly show that features interviews with Grammy, Billboard, and other major music award winners/nominated artists and industry professionals, while offering career tips and advice to those who aspire to succeed in the music business. The Miews blog and magazine each offer similar content in written editorial format.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Shaine Freeman is a Grammy-nominated 22 year industry veteran who has held a number of stations on both the creative and corporate sides of entertainment. Shaine has not only worked behind the scenes as a studio musician/keyboardist and “ghost” producer helping some of the industry’s top producers, songwriters, and record labels craft chart-topping hits for multiplatinum selling and Grammy winning artists; he has also spent a sizable portion of his music career in artist/actor management, artist development, and artist-and-repertoire (A&R). His writing has been featured on the Sonicbids Blog, Hypebot, Instagram, and more. Shaine also spends time training pro, collegiate, and youth basketball players.
Candy Freeman is an Award-winning magazine editor and 20 year industry veteran who has held a number of stations on both the creative and corporate sides of entertainment. Candy has not only worked behind the scenes with major and independent record labels as a choreographer, singer-songwriter, and producer, she has also spent many years working alongside her husband and business partner – Shaine – in artist/actor management, A&R, and entertainment media. Candy is also a Gracie Award winner and Producer with 4x Emmy nominated UAOTV where she travels the country co-hosting national fishing derbies for inner-city youths.
Jonny~Noel is a contributing music reviewer for The Miews and I Am Entertainment Magazine, as well as the Marketing Director for the Miews Music Awards. With a strong grasp of how to blend his creative abilities and business acumen, Jonny~Noel understands what it takes to build a successful brand. He’s always got his finger on the pulse of the indie music culture and lends his marketing, sales, and business expertise to help guide musicians toward a successful path. In addition to his professional experience in the music business Jonny~Noel is a brand influencer and model for Carlyle Brown clothing, and enjoys singing and songwriting.