[THALIA 'MUZIQUEEN' EWING]
Thalia Ewing aka Muziqueen is a native of Nashville, TN and has an extensive career in the music business for almost 20 years and includes artist management, copyright clearance, mechanical licensing, and royalty processing to name a few. She has worked for some of the biggest companies in music such as Sony Music Entertainment, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing.
Thalia began her career in the music industry in the early 2000s when she started managing and consulting local artists. She was successful in securing radio air time, creating marketing campaigns and booking performances.
In 2005, Thalia moved to New York where she began working at Sony Music Entertainment as a Copyright Coordinator for Jive Records. Her duties included clearing and verifying writer and publisher song splits for releases from artist like Chris Brown, Outkast, Ciara, and Alicia Keys. Soon thereafter, she was heavily recruited by EMI Music Publishing and in 2008 joined the company as the Assistant Manager of Licensing. In this position she issued mechanical licenses, calculated album caps, and verified royalty payout rates by acquiring artist, writer and producer contacts.
Returning to Nashville in 2010, she began working at Sony/ATV Music Publishing in the Royalty Department processing millions of dollars in payments. When Sony/ATV acquired EMI Music Publishing, Ms. Ewing was then promoted to work in the Copyright Department because of her background with EMI. Her duties included, retention rights, copyright ownership, and deal terminations for such artist catalogs like Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Motown and many others.
In 2014 Thalia started Muziqueen Publishing Administration (a division of Muziqueen Music Group LLC.). It’s an independent boutique publishing company located in Nashville, TN. She provides quality music publishing services to help artists, songwriters, producers and musicians maximize the monetary potential of their music. She assists artist with song registration, negotiate license fees for synchronization uses and much more. The roster includes some of the best urban talent in the Nashville market.
Thalia is currently the Mechanical Licensing Manager at BMG Rights Management. She is also a member of The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter, The National Association of Recording Industry Professionals, The Association of Independent Music Publishers, Women in Music Business, and National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment.