Matthew Nelson to Participate in Digital Hollywood Panel - Award Winning Multiplatinum Artist to Discuss Music Power Shift

Multiplatinum Recording Artist Matthew Nelson announced he has been invited to Digital Hollywood to participate in industry panel discussion on Music Power Shift during the industry conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 in Santa Monica, CA.

Los Angeles, CA, May 06, 2009 --( Recording Artist Matthew Nelson announced today he has been invited to participate in Digital Hollywood as part of an industry panel discussion on Music Power Shift: Artist, Label, Technology, Management during the conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 in Santa Monica, CA.

"Digital technology has definitely changed the dynamics in the music industry," admits Matthew Nelson. "Not only since my father (Ricky Nelson) was a recording artist, but even within the last decade we've seen tremendous change. I'm looking forward to the conference and participating in the discussion on the shifting power structure that has evolved in music."

Digital Hollywood May 4-7, 2009 in Santa Monica, CA is a leading conference for artists, professionals and top executives providing a forum for the convergence of the entertainment and technology industries.

Matthew is a talented singer-songwriter and world-class musician (master of the 12 string bass). His third-generation showbiz pedigree includes being the twin son of the late rock n' roll idol and Hall Of Famer Ricky Nelson and grandson of '50s TV icons Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. In fact, the Nelson family is the only family in entertainment history with 3 generations of #1 hitmakers according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Matthew recently reunited his rock band Nelson after 15 years. Internationally known rock group Nelson, stars Matthew and his identical twin Gunnar Nelson who have written and performed Nelson's #1 Billboard Mega Hit "Love and Affection", and top Ten Singles "After the Rain", and "More Than Ever". Nelson is scheduled to perform at the upcoming 2009 ROCKLAHOMA festival in July. Nelson rock band has (5) Five Top-40 Billboard hits, (4) Four #1 MTV videos and has sold over 4 million albums worldwide.

Liz Motley
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