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David Balfour examines the Safe Harbor debate and whether a change to European law could still damage YouTube’s business

24 June 2016

Editorial

Things are hotting up in the Safe Harbor debate on both sides of the Atlantic. This week, 58 MEPs added...

STATEMENTS FROM LED ZEPPELIN AND WARNER MUSIC GROUP REGARDING “STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN” TRIAL VERDICT

23 June 2016

Press release

“We are grateful for the jury’s conscientious service and pleased that it has ruled in our favor, putting to rest...

TICKETS ARE IN TRANSMISSION AS TOP MUSIC MAGAZINE PARTNERS WITH UK’S LEADING TICKETING PLATFORM

22 June 2016

Press release

Data Transmission, an online dance-music magazine, has tuned in to become a new affiliate of Fatsoma, the UK’s leading event...

Artists Warn of Danger in Safe Harbours

22 June 2016

Press release

Artists from across Europe issued a statement yesterday through their representative body, the International Artist Organisation (‘IAO’) warning the European...

Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award

22 June 2016

Press release

Ten Album Shortlist Revealed The shortlist for the most coveted music prize in Scotland was unveiled on (Thursday 16th June). The Scottish...

EMMY LOVELL TO OVERSEE DIGITAL FOR WARNER MUSIC UK

22 June 2016

Press release

Warner Music UK today announced that Emmy Lovell, currently VP Digital for Parlophone and Warner Bros. Records UK, will lead...

Letter from David Joseph and Martin Mills

21 June 2016

Press release

Good morning. This may be your last Tuesday morning in Europe. Forgive the simplistic statement - the important message is that...

IMPALA welcomes call from European Parliamentarians to close the value gap

21 June 2016

Press release

58 MEPs have signed a letter addressed to President Juncker calling on the European Commission to clarify the status of...

Music Publishers Association AGM marks 40 years of punk with a focus on DIY culture

21 June 2016

Press release

Music Publishers Association AGM marks 40 years of punk with a focus on DIY culture - Wednesday 29th June 2016...

KOBALT SIGNS BREAKTHROUGH SOLO ARTIST, ZAYN

21 June 2016

Press release

ZAYN Pens Deal with Kobalt Music Publishing and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights Following Latest Album Release Kobalt, the leading independent music services...

MATT YOUNG NAMED EVP, WARNER MUSIC ARTIST SERVICES

20 June 2016

Press release

Veteran Exec to Lead Unified Direct-to-Fan Division Serving WMG and Third Party Partners The new division will bring together WEA’s entire...

FESTIVAL CONGRESS 2016 ANNOUNCED

20 June 2016

Press release

AIF Confirms Flagship Event Dates & Programme The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), the London based trade association that represents...

PASSPORT APPROVED

20 June 2016

Press release

GLOBAL NEW MUSIC PRE-DISCOVERY RADIO PROGRAM PASSPORT APPROVED EXPANDS ACROSS THE U.S.A., ASIA, GERMANY & WORLDWIDEPassport Approved (www.passportapproved.com), the pioneering global...

RITA ORA SIGNS GLOBAL DEAL WITH ATLANTIC RECORDS

20 June 2016

Press release

Today multiplatinum recording artist Rita Ora signed a worldwide recording contract with Atlantic Records UK. Having enjoyed several #1 successes...

BPI Insight Session: Virtual Reality & Implications for the Music Industry

19 June 2016

Press release

The BPI Research department is pleased to host the latest in its series of Insight Sessions, which are free and...

Imagem Music UK appoints Anna Carpenter as consultant

16 June 2016

Press release

Imagem Music today announce the appointment of successful music publisher and producer manager Anna Carpenter, to the role of consultant.The...

Green Man Rising

16 June 2016

Press release

We’re delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Green Man Rising Live Final is Tony Njoku! The British/Nigerian...

MAX MARTIN AND CECILIA BARTOLI HONOURED WITH 25TH POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

16 June 2016

Press release

MAX MARTIN AND CECILIA BARTOLI HONOURED WITH  25TH POLAR MUSIC PRIZE, PRESENTED BY KING CARL XVI GUSTAFJustin Timberlake, Katy Perry,...

Merlin membership survey 2016

16 June 2016

Press release

Streaming revenues go global - accelerating digital growth for independent music - Streaming drives digital surge - revenues paid out to...

Liverpool International Music Festival Announces LIMF Radio For 2016

15 June 2016

Press release

Liverpool International Music Festival will be adding LIMF Radio to its already outstanding 2016 festival programme. Broadcasting locally on 87.7FM, as...

Sony/ATV promotes Johnny Tennander to managing director of Scandinavian company

15 June 2016

Press release

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Johnny Tennander to the role of Managing Director of the Scandinavian company. In his new position...

Bilbao’s Music & Games Conference BIME Announce 2016 First Speakers & Events

15 June 2016

Press release

- Germany named as Host Country 2016- October 26-28th 2016, BEC! Bilbao, Spain- Cooking Vinyl, Spotify, Sony Computer Entertainment, Ubisoft,...

Abbey Road Studios and Technics announce two year brand partnership commencing June 2016

15 June 2016

Press release

Technics 50th anniversary limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE Now turntables resident in the legendary StudiosAbbey Road Studios and Technics are...

[PIAS] Expands Global Offering

14 June 2016

Press release

[PIAS], one of the world’s leading independent music companies, has announced details of its newly expanded global operations including the...

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2016

14 June 2016

Press release

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2016 in association with FireballThe Metal Hammer Golden God Awards in association with Fireball...

The Association of Independent Festivals warns against PRS price hike and calls for separate festival tariff

14 June 2016

Press release

Grassroots Festivals will close due to ‘Catastrophic effect’ of any increase to the live tariff.   The Association of Independent Festivals...

WMA (Weller Media Agency) Announce Newly Launched Brand Partnerships Department

14 June 2016

Press release

And The Appointment Of Crystina Cinti As Commercial Partnerships Director Following the successful launch into the global market with the opening...

Open Music Initiative Launched

14 June 2016

Press release

MUSIC INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY LEADERS JOIN LEADING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS TO LAUNCH OPEN MUSIC INITIATIVE TO RESOLVE LONGSTANDING MEDIA RIGHTSISSUES BerkleeICE, in...

MUSIC INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY LEADERS JOIN LEADING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS TO LAUNCH OPEN MUSIC INITIATIVE TO RESOLVE LONGSTANDING MEDIA RIGHTSISSUES

14 June 2016

Press release

BerkleeICE, in Collaboration with Leading Academic Institutions Including the MIT Media Lab, to Lead Over 50 Media and Technology Industry...

BPI & MPA GERMAN TRADE MISSION RETURNS TO REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER 2016

14 June 2016

Press release

Applications from delegates are invited by 27th July deadlineThe BPI and Music Publishers Association are delighted to announce initial details...

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