BROOKLYN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT EXPAND NY & LONDON BOARDS
Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Advisory Board has expanded to add a London chapter. The London board is co-chaired by Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons and will include Universal Music Group’s Luis Bloom, Red Light Management’s James Sandom, First Access Entertainment’s Sarah Stennett, and more. BSE’s New York board has also expanded with the addition of President/Founder of MAC Presents Marcie Allen and Superfly’s President of Corporate Development Jennifer Justice. “I’d like to extend a special thank you to Ben Lovett who has been instrumental in spearheading the formation of the London Chapter, and will be serving with me as its co-chair. The New York Chapter continues to have a tremendous impact on our business and will be further strengthened with the addition of Jennifer and Marcie,” said BSE CEO Brett Yormark in a release.
CHANCE THE RAPPER IS ALSO CHANCE THE VOICE ACTOR
Chicago musician Chance The Rapper has been tapped to join the cast of animated film Trolls 2. Chance will join newcomers to the series Sam Rockwell, Jamie Dornan, and Hamilton alumni Anthony Ramos. The sequel to the 2016 film will once again feature Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake as Queen Poppy and Branch, respectively. Trolls 2, which is set for a Spring 2020 release, will feature music from various genres including pop, country, hip-hop, hard rock, funk and EDM.
TICKETMASTER TEAMS UP WITH GOOGLE PAY
Google has combined its digital wallet with Android Pay which will now allow users to store boarding passes and event tickets from companies such as Ticketmaster. The new Google Pay arrives as a competitor to Apple Pay, which is also integrated with Ticketmaster. Google Pay users can now save tickets to the digital wallet on their mobile devices and use them for entry to concerts or other events. Tickets will display on the home screen around the time of the event for easy access. Updates on tickets such as cancellations, time changes, or delays for shows or flights will be automatically adjusted on tickets and users will receive notifications when available.