Eric Frankenberg, chart manager (Boxscore/touring), Billboard
Fabrice Sergent, co-founder and managing partner, Bandsintown
Vita Molis, director of research and insights, MRC Data
Unreal Environment: 12th Planet At The Stadio Virtual Venue
Billboard goes behind the scenes of 12th Planet’s virtual concert experience. This panel will dissect the performance shot at Los Angeles’ Stadio studio with the help of video game engineers and narrative storylines, exploring the boundaries of video and crowd dynamic technology and the future of real-time concert experiences.
12th Planet/John Dadzie
Drew Best, creative director, Immanent
Gopi Sangha, co-founder, Stadio
Tatiana Cirisano, reporter, Billboard
Special Award Presentation: Heroes Of The Pandemic
Billboard is honoring Richard and Demi Weitz with the Heroes of the Pandemic Award, created during the quarantine and presented exclusively to the creators of the Quarantunes series, which has raised over $7 million for charity and brought hope, connection and friendship to the music and arts community.
Richard Weitz, managing partner, WME, co-creator, RWQuarantunes
Demi Weitz, rising senior, Campbell Hall, co-creator, RWQuarantunes