SOURCE: Music World Entertainment

May 09, 2008 09:39 ET

Mathew Knowles President and CEO of Music World Entertainment Receives Honorary Doctorate From Fisk University

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 9, 2008) - Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment, was bestowed with the honor of Doctor of Humane Letters from his alma mater Fisk University at their Commencement 2008 Ceremony. Mr. Knowles is best known as the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny's Child, the most successful "girl group" in the history of pop music.

Fisk University holds the distinction of being the first Historically Black University to induct members into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. The school produces more African Americans who go on to earn doctoral degrees in the natural sciences than any school in the nation. Hazel R. O'Leary, Former U.S. Secretary of Energy under the Clinton Administration, is President of Fisk University. www.fisk.edu

Music World Entertainment (MWE) is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to bringing quality entertainment to the world. MWE worldwide business includes record labels, artist and producer management, staff producers, artist development, Master catalog series, investment and property holdings, including offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York and London. MWE is the brainchild of President and CEO Mathew Knowles, the powerhouse management behind the success of Grammy Award-winners Beyoncé and global phenomenon Destiny's Child, the most successful "girl group" in the history of pop music.

Music World Music is the label division of Music World Entertainment. This division consists of four imprints; Music World Kids, Compadre Records, Spirit Rising, and the digital label Hits Revealed. Music World's artist roster includes artists signed to major label partners such as Columbia, Geffen Records and Interscope Records.

Music World is one of the most successful labels and management companies in the world with over 150 million records sold to date including releases by Destiny's Child, Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, Michelle Williams, Sunshine Anderson, the "Dreamgirls" Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack, "Roll Bounce" Soundtrack and the popular Music World Master Series releases which includes Chaka Kahn and The O'Jays.

Music World Entertainment has an unmatched unique style of management that is admired throughout the world. The strategy develops all aspects of an artist from boot camp, vocal lessons, stage presence, glam, media training to giving them exposure and their break on the big stage. Music World Entertainment is always interested in strategically expanding their roster, hosting showcases all over the world looking for the next great talent to make into a "Star." http://www.musicworldentertainment.com/

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