Known for developing talent and new music business/tech, as an entrepreneur, agent, manager, label executive, consultant, producer, and music supervisor, Singerman has represented R.E.M., Gipsy Kings, James Brown, Suzanne Vega, Violent Femmes, 10,000 Maniacs, Smithereens, Professor Longhair, Allen Toussaint, Fela Kuti, Bad Brains and King Sunny Ade, among many other artists.
His main mission is giving music subtitling solutions, so that music becomes truly global, through the universal understanding of the lyrics. He’s working at LyricFind as SVP, International Publishing, to license and monetize legal lyrics and lyric translations from the publishers and songwriters around the globe, onto 120+ platforms such as Google Search, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Deezer, Pandora, SoundHound, IHeartMusic…
Robert directed the EU’s European Music Ofﬁce, US and The French Music Export Ofﬁce, North America. He represented the Brasil Music Exchange in North America; and created CAB; Chile, Argentina, Brazil Music Trade Mission Tour annually from 2016 through 2020, now a virtual music event resource through Q3 2021. He’s assisted trade missions from many countries to many other countries, working with CIMA, A2IM, ABMI, AMAEI, Sounds Australia, Sounds from Spain and other countries, organizations, conferences and export offices, including in LATAM, US, Canada, China, Singapore, Eastern Europe, and Korea. He’s helped write and has won three impactful Canadian grants and two EU grants, for over $10M including in-kind contributions from partners.
He’s given keynote speeches, moderated panels and spoken at events worldwide, including at CISAC APAC AGM, ICMP, IMPF, MPA, Canadian Music Week, Indie Week Canada, Mondo, fluvial, WAMI, SIM SP, BIME, Music Trends Brasil, Path, Westway LAB, Mama, SXSW, Midem, Womex, CMJ, NMS, Sync Summit, Digital Hollywood, Isla Viva, Reeperbahn, Caribbean Music Summit, Medimex, FIM PRO, Circulart, Live at Heart, Waves, Popkomm, Tourism Summit and Reggae Month in Jamaica, and the World Cultural Economic Forum, among many others.
Robert’s a partner in LyricFind, .MUSIC, Mondo, SyncSummit, YouBloom, Heaven11 and other companies. He’s on the Board of Directors/Advisors of SIM SP, Songtradr, VenuePilot, YouBloom and Make Music New York.