Known for developing talent and new music business technologies, as an entrepreneur, agent, manager, label executive, consultant, producer, and music supervisor, Singerman represented R.E.M., Gipsy Kings, James Brown, Suzanne Vega, Violent Femmes, 10,000 Maniacs, Smithereens, Fela Kuti, Bad Brains, pre-Beastie Boys, and King Sunny Ade, among many other artists, and companies such as Roadrunner in their US launch.
Robert directed the EU funded European Music Ofﬁce, US and French Music Export Ofﬁce, North America. He represents the Brasil Music Exchange in North America, funded by the trade organization, APEX, through Brasil Musica & Artes.
His main mission is giving music subtitle solutions, so that music becomes truly global, through the universal understanding of the lyrics. He’s been working at LyricFind, currently as VP, International Publishing, to license and then market the rights to monetize legal lyrics and lyric translations from the publishers and songwriters around the globe on all digital and mobile platforms and devices.
He’s given keynote speeches, moderated panels and spoken at conferences and Universities worldwide, including YouBloom Dublin, NYU, SIM, Brazil Ministry of Culture, Rio Info, Rio Music Buzz, Canadian Music Week, Westway Lab, BIME, MaMa, SXSW, Midem, Womex, CMJ, NMS, SyncSummit, Digital Hollywood, Reeperbahn, Caribbean Music Summit, Medimex, FIM, Circlulart, Live at Heart, Waves, WAMI, SF Music Tech, Popkomm, Midem, Jamaica’s Tourism Summit and Reggae Month, and the World Cultural Economic Forum. He’s helping create a “tour” of four South American music conferences in Dec., 2016.
Robert’s a partner in AudioPorto, Heaven11, YouBloom and SyncSummit, among other music and tech companies. LyricFind and legal lyric translations is his main focus, and he consults other companies such as Dotmusic, (.MUSIC), Bandsquare, Canadian Music Week, IQzic, SIM, and is on the Board of Directors/Advisors of Songtradr, Marcato and Make Music New York.