Photos: Billboard Pro, Topspin and RootMusic Host Parties in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville
Photos: Billboard Pro, Topspin and RootMusic Host Parties in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville
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Billboard Digital General Manager George White, RootMusic founder J Sider and Topspin CEO Ian Rogers in NYC (Photo: Jan Ferrer)

In the past few weeks, the three up-and-coming musician-servicing sites -- Billboard Pro, Topspin Media and RootMusic -- teamed up for three industry meetup parties: one in Nashville, one in Los Angeles and, just last week, one in New York. The events were well-attended as some of the best and brightest musicians, music industry people and technocrats in the industry met for drinks and mingling.

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From left: Gavin Crescenzo of Digital Animal, Sam Salisbury of RootMusic and Kwasi Asari of Fighter Interactive in NYC (Photo: Jan Ferrer)
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Singer-songwriter Nikki Lane (left) with Billboard Pro Marketing Director Tom Monday in Nashville
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Brooklyn's Shinobi Ninja surround attorney Elliot Resnick (third from left) in New York (Photo: Jan Ferrer)
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Tom Greiter of Mobile BackStage with Laura Immonen in NYC (Photo: Jan Ferrer)

Chain Gang: Thomas Dumont, Jason Suwito and Josh Beck of Polaris at Noon with Venus Tong (center) of RootMusic in L.A. (Photo by Jim Donnelly)
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Michele Landry and David Moonjian of Clear Channel and Sara Stile of Live Nation at New York City's Canal Room (Photo Jan Ferrer)
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Actress Shelley Mack in Los Angeles (Photo: Jim Donnelly)
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Prometheus Global Media Online Senior VP Josh Engroff, Billboard's George White, J Sider of Root Music, and Topspin VP of Artist and Label Relations Andrew Mains in Los Angeles (Photo: Jim Donnelly)
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Artist Tres J and Alec Strickland of Firebomb Studios with Brittney Garcia in Los Angeles (Photo: Jim Donnelly)
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Kim Williams of MTV (left) and Billboard Pro's Tom Monday (Photo: Jan Ferrer)