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BPI AGM set for 1 September 2014

23 July 2014

Press release

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid and BBC's Bob Shennan confirmed to speak The BPI's Annual General Meeting and Annual Conference for Members will take...

PHARRELL WILLIAMS ‘HAPPY’ GOES 3X PLATINUM

23 July 2014

Press release

2014’s feelgood hit achieves BPI certified award landmark after breaking 1.8m sales The year’s biggest-selling single to date, Pharrell Williams’ Happy,...

Apple Announces Eighth Annual iTunes Festival in London

21 July 2014

Press release

iTunes Festival Returns to the Legendary Roundhouse for 30 Days with the World’s Biggest Artists Including Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams,...

UK CREATIVE INDUSTRIES & ISPs PARTNER IN MAJOR NEW INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE LEGAL ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT

21 July 2014

Press release

First component to launch will be high-profile consumer awareness and engagement campaign with government support   Representatives from the UK's creative industries...

SARAH LANDY APPOINTED GM OF AWAL NORTH AMERICA WITHIN KOBALT LABEL SERVICES

21 July 2014

Press release

Sarah Landy has been appointed to the new position of General Manager for AWAL North America, a division of Kobalt...

KISS FM UK launches Online Live Sessions Video Showcase

21 July 2014

Press release

Catch ‘The KISS FM UK Live Sessions’ on Kiss Fm UK this weekend, featuring performances of hit singles, iconic artist...

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS

18 July 2014

Press release

BEYONCÉ TOPS NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 “MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS” WITH EIGHT NODS INCLUDING VIDEO OF THE YEAR EMINEM AND IGGY AZALEA GARNER SEVEN...

FAC Supports WIN’s Fair Digital Deals Declaration and Fiduciary Duty to Artists

17 July 2014

Press release

 The FAC welcomes and supports the new ‘Fair Digital Deals Declaration’ made yesterday by the World Independent Network (WIN) and...

IBIZA ROCKS GROUP CONFIRM EXIT FROM MAGALUF AT END OF THE SUMMER

17 July 2014

Press release

Ibiza Rocks Group today announce that this will be the final year of Mallorca Rocks. After five seasons operating the...

MMF's full letter in response to Martin Bandier's comments

17 July 2014

Press release

The Music Managers Forum shares the concerns expressed by Sony/ATV as to the complexity of licensing systems in the USA...

Record performance rights royalties distributed to members by music licensing company PPL

17 July 2014

Press release

Over £114 million in royalties distributed to performers and record companies in annual June payment Music licensing company PPL has...

Music trumps video and videogames to be stranded with on desert island

17 July 2014

Press release

Retailers give their desert island entertainment tips  18 July 2014: More people would take solace in a music album, rather than...

Attitude is Everything’s campaign to improve access to live music for Deaf and disabled fans

17 July 2014

Press release

STEVIE WONDER, CHVRCHES and BELLE AND SEBASTIAN add their backing to #MusicWithoutBarriersAttitude is Everything’s campaign to improve access to live...

BRITISH MUSIC PIONEERS CREATE NEW ONLINE MUSIC DEGREE COURSES

17 July 2014

Press release

 DETROIT INSTITUTE OF MUSIC EDUCATION: PART OF THE REGENERATION OF DETRIOT AND OPENING UP EDUCATION FOR TALENT GLOBALLY   ·   Tutors are successful working...

David Balfour explores the background and intentions behind the Fair Digital Deals Declaration

17 July 2014

Editorial

The launch of the Fair Digital Deals Declaration this week by the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) is interesting on a...

Indie Labels Launch Fair Digital Deals Declaration

16 July 2014

Press release

Worldwide Declaration Signing Day Scheduled for 16th July  “The big print giveth and the small print taketh away. ” The Worldwide Independent...

MTV AND CITY OF HELSINKI SIGN MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

16 July 2014

Press release

TWO DAY FESTIVAL ‘MTV PUSH HELSINKI’ TO INCLUDE LIVE MTV PUSH CONCERT MTV PUSH HELSINKI TO TAKE PLACE ON 11-12 SEPTEMBER 2014 MTV...

O2 PARTNERS WITH 4MUSIC TO FIND UK VLOG SUPERSTAR

16 July 2014

Press release

O2 to build awareness with socially savvy 16-24 year olds through Vlogging talent competition in partnership with the Box TV...

BAUER MEDIA APPOINTS JO BALDWIN AS DIGITAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

16 July 2014

Press release

Baldwin promoted to Digital Commercial Director, Bauer Media, following non-traditional revenue successes at Bauer Radio. Bauer Media UK, home to influential...

PISA announce new senior press officer Paddy Davis

15 July 2014

Press release

Play It Again Sam are pleased to announce a new signing with the appointment of senior press officer, Paddy Davis. Having spent sixteen...

GLORIA ABRAMOFF ANNOUNCED AS INTERIM CEO OF THE RADIO ACADEMY

15 July 2014

Press release

Gloria Abramoff, Managing Director of Tonic Media and Productions Ltd, has today been announced as Interim CEO (part time) at...

Future of Music Coalition to Congress: Preserve Artists' Ability To Capture Rights

14 July 2014

Press release

VP for Policy Casey Rae to appear as witness in House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on copyright On Tuesday, July 15, 2014...

BELIEVE RECORDINGS UK SIGN FYFE, ANDREAS MOE & AQUILO

14 July 2014

Press release

Believe Recordings are proud to announce a series of key new signings to welcome to their growing roster: Fyfe, Andreas...

VOTING OPENS FOR TOP 100 DJS POLL 2014

14 July 2014

Press release

TOP 100 DJS WINNERS EVENT TO BE HELD DURING ADE FOR THE FOURTH YEAR 02 ACADEMY BRIXTON ANNOUNCED AS LONDON VENUE SHOWTEK...

MTV UK to Produce MTV Brand New in Liverpool

11 July 2014

Press release

MTV UK to Produce MTV Brand New in Liverpool MTV UK has announced a partnership with Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF)...

Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

11 July 2014

Press release

Europe’s possibly largest underground pressing plant for CDs, DVDs and vinyl records has been discovered and raided by police in...

PRS for Music launches its first mobile app

11 July 2014

Press release

New mobile app makes searching for music works and royalty statements on-the-go, efficient and easy   The organisation that represents over 100,000...

MMF Chairman Brian Message steps down – replaced by co-chairs, Diane Wagg and Stephen Budd

10 July 2014

Press release

Brian Message has stepped down as chair of the MMF after four years. The Board of the MMF have unanimously...

WEBSITE BLOCKING APPROVED BY SINGAPORE PARLIAMENT

10 July 2014

Press release

Singapore's Parliament has this week approved a Bill introducing a civil law procedure for website blocking, a move welcomed by...

Record-play launch global A&R network MusicMap

10 July 2014

Press release

Music Consultancy Record-play today launched its global A&R network MusicMap and provides insight into new music trends, genres and emerging...

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