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Cedric Perrier
Cedric Perrier is an entertainment industry manager and producer whose who has worked with artist clients on award-winning shows and Grammy Award-winning albums. He's worked with Chaka Khan, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), Robin Gibb (Bee Gees), Des'ree and legendary ensembles such as jazz supergroup Fourplay, Incognito, The London Symphony Orchestra and many more including Beverly Knight, Anastacia, & Lulu. He has worked on some of the world's most prominent music shows from Her Majesty's Royal Variety Performance to Quincy Jones' 75th Anniversary Montreux Jazz Festival Concert.

Formerly, he held the position of Head of Business Development at the flagship Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards in London, annually broadcast by the BBC. A trained attorney, with an honours degree in law from Buckland College, Oxford and the University of London, he is also a regular contributor on business and entertainment for The Huffington Post.

Entries by Cedric Perrier

Back To The Future: "The Time" Reunites for New Album as "The Original 7ven"

(3) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 1:52 PM

On a wintry night in 1983, two musicians left a recording studio in Atlanta...

They were headed back to the airport. They had been in town to produce two songs for a reputable local band. They were on their way to San Antonio where, alongside their own bandmates, they were...

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Facebook: Between the Daredevil and the Deep Blue Sea

(5) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 6:37 PM

I'm all for liberal policies, but Facebook seems to be getting all a bit liberal with my personal privacy settings.

Maybe it's no big deal. So why does it feel like the East German Stasi have swooped silently into my home at night and re-arranged my furniture?

Like several hundred...

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Is Apple's iCloud a Game-Changer for the Music Industry?

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 7:37 AM

Apple's migration to the iCloud finally allows iTunes users to share their music wirelessly between their own multiple devices. But the new service stops short of introducing essential new social components to drive music sales. Much was made of Apple's new software updates which will see greater synchronisation with Twitter...

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Social Media and the New Hollywood

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2011 | 1:39 PM

As America's movie theater chains begin to fight the inexorable demands of cable operators to offer newly-released movies in the home just four weeks after their theatrical release, there are fears that the industry may be "trading a quarter for a dime," in the words of Ellis Jacob,...

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I Dream: Lowery & Young Join King Family at World Premiere of New MLK opera

(1) Comments | Posted July 15, 2010 | 11:51 AM

ATLANTA - Giants of the Civil Rights Movement gathered Friday July 9th with members of the King family to celebrate the glittering World Premiere of the new Martin Luther King Jr. stage production, I Dream -- a modern opera based on the life of the American icon. Esteemed guests...

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Is Gordon Brown's Labour Party Eating Itself Before Dinner?

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2010 | 2:34 PM

The British Labour Party is finally embracing technology.

But it may be some time before e-Surrection forms part of the range of e-Government services now available. Two prominent ex-cabinet ministers have reportedly sent texts to all Labour members of Parliament seeking a secret ballot on Gordon Brown's leadership.


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Sarah Palin: What the British Might Think...

(13) Comments | Posted August 1, 2009 | 4:32 PM

We are genuinely intrigued.

Intrigued, that is, by how much she intrigues you.

For someone who was fulminating against Hollywood in her final speech in office, the subtext was classic Obi-Wan Kenobi: If you strike me down I will become more powerful than ever before. The delicious irony of using...

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Afghanistan: Could Britain be Losing its Appetite for War?

(1) Comments | Posted July 14, 2009 | 12:54 PM

Now, I'm not usually one for p***ing in the soup but...

in Britain we are witnessing both political ineptitude and opportunism all at once. Again. Together with US forces, British soldiers are taking relatively heavy casualties in the firing line in Afghanistan. Meanwhile the usual pitch-fork battle that wages on...

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(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2009 | 10:29 AM

It's in the air once again.

That cocktail of youth and intellect heady enough to intoxicate thousands to take to the streets of a capital to challenge abusive state authorities. That time when lofty ideals come crashing to the ground and a "What If?" grows into a "What Now?"


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Bonfire of The Vanities: The Arrogance of British Politics

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2009 | 10:48 AM

London bridge is falling down.

And the British House of Commons is ablaze.

Not as the result of gunpowder and plot, but the recession.

That great leveler -- sparked by the incendiary failure of the US sub-prime market -- has wreaked havoc on the parliamentary system that Britain has...

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