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Why Fabric’s next move should be supported by the entire music industry

23 September 2016

Editorial

Two weeks ago, on September 7, London’s clubbing mecca Fabric was forced to close after having its licence revoked by...

Warner Music Nashville Unveils New Future-Facing Artist Marketing Department

23 September 2016

Press release

Newly created Radio & Streaming team led by SVP Kristen Williams Additional hires in expanded Brand Management team led...

MVT: Bringing Down Venue Costs, Building Up Venue Reputation

23 September 2016

Press release

Music Venue Trust announces second major strand of work at Venues Day 2016: Localism & Community Music Venue Trust is delighted...

Syco Music Appoints Pat Handlin As Senior A&R Manager

22 September 2016

Press release

Pat Handlin has been appointed to the role of Senior A&R Manager for Syco Music UK, moving from Sony Music Australia to...

Outerloop Records Signs Artist Development Deal With Cooking Vinyl Amercia

22 September 2016

Press release

Outlerloop Records has announced a new artist development deal with Cooking Vinyl America.   With a decade of experience managing bands such...

Adrian Strain to Step Down at IFPI to Form Communications Consultancy

22 September 2016

Press release

IFPI, representing the international recording industry, today announced that Adrian Strain is to step down as global director of communications...

Nominations for UK Music Video Awards 2016

22 September 2016

Press release

Nominations for UK Music Video Awards 2016 reveal a show of force for music video and music filmmaking creativity David Bowie, Beyoncé,...

SSE Scottish Music Awards Announce New Award Category As Tickets Go On Sale

22 September 2016

Press release

The SSE Scottish Music Awards have today announced a brand new award category that will be added to this year's...

Deezer’s New Family Plan Celebrates Music as a Family Affair

22 September 2016

Press release

Deezer launches one shared music plan for families to share their music memories Deezer, one of the world’s leading music streaming...

AIM Confirms New Board Members At AGM

21 September 2016

Press release

The Association of Independent Music (AIM), which represents over 800 independent music companies in the UK, held its Annual General...

Attitude is Everything announce the Outstanding Attitude Awards

21 September 2016

Press release

For innovation in making live music and outdoor arts accessible for Deaf and disabled audiences Nominations encouraged from the 120+ venues...

New ASCAP Digital Team to Transform Services for Members, Licensees

21 September 2016

Press release

ASCAP’S NEW DIGITAL TEAM WILL TRANSFORM SERVICES FOR MEMBERS AND LICENSEES Dena Fletcher Named VP, Digital Product & User Experience David Frigeri Named...

Danny Howard To Cover Annie Mac’s Friday Night BBC Radio 1 Dance show

20 September 2016

Press release

BBC Radio 1 have officially announced today who will be covering Annie Mac’s shows when she goes on maternity leave...

PPL Appoints Lynne McDowell As Head Of Communications

20 September 2016

Press release

Music licensing company, PPL, has appointed former BPI senior executive Lynne McDowell as Head of Communications commencing 10th October 2016.  The...

Focus on music, innovation and media at Eurosonic Noorderslag conference

20 September 2016

Press release

Keynote interview Ossy Hoppe – new programme line: Future of Media in partnership with VPRO MedialabEurosonic Noorderslag, the European music...

ERIC MACKAY NAMED VP, DIGITAL, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA AND ASIA-PACIFIC, AT WARNER/CHAPPELL

19 September 2016

Press release

Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that Eric Mackay has been promoted to...

BBC Radio 1Xtra Heads To Liverpool For Series Of Outreach Sessions For Local 16-24 Year Olds

19 September 2016

Press release

BBC Radio 1Xtra - in partnership with LIMF Academy -  today announced a range of distinctive and bespoke outreach sessions ahead of 1Xtra Live - the stations...

Venues Day 2016 to Tackle Music Industry Issues

19 September 2016

Press release

Louder Than War partner with Music Venue Trust to take on the issues facing venues, promoters, agents and artists Music Venue...

The Orchard Signs Exclusive Distribution Partnership with Taihe Music Group in China

19 September 2016

Press release

This comprehensive deal will bring The Orchard’s catalog to local Chinese digital services and Taihe Music Group’s music to all...

BMI PREVAILS OVER DOJ IN CONSENT DECREE DISPUTE

17 September 2016

Press release

Today, federal Judge Louis Stanton issued an order rejecting the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent interpretation of the BMI...

OPEN LETTER TO WARNER/CHAPPELL SONGWRITERS FROM JON PLATT

17 September 2016

Press release

Dear Songwriters,I know that the determination of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the issue of 100% licensing of US...

Sony/ATV statement in response to BMI rate court judge ruling

17 September 2016

Press release

Below is a statement from Martin Bandier, Chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, in response to a ruling against...

Bucks Music Group signs Troy Miller

16 September 2016

Press release

Bucks Music Group signs producer, songwriter and musician Troy Miller Miller has worked with Amy Winehouse, Gregory Porter, Rebecca Ferguson and...

TAYLOR SWIFT RENEWAL WITH SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING REFLECTS RECORD-BREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS

15 September 2016

Press release

Taylor Swift recently extended her longtime publishing relationship with Sony/ATV.  Swift moved to Nashville at the age of 14 to...

BMI to honour Sting as BMI Icon

15 September 2016

Press release

Composer, Singer-Songwriter, Actor, Author and Activist to be Awarded at Ceremony Celebrating the Best Songwriters of 2015Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®),...

FanFair Alliance and MMF launch guide for managers to help combat online ticket touting

14 September 2016

Press release

Adam Tudhope, manager of Mumford & Sons: "Unregulated ticket resale websites are out of control. While we wait for Government...

Chrysalis Records hires John Dyer as new MD

14 September 2016

Press release

Chrysalis Records, the legendary label founded in the 60s and reborn in 2016, has hired John Dyer as Managing Director....

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP NAMES JAMES MURTAGH-HOPKINS SENIOR DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS

14 September 2016

Press release

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced today that James Murtagh-Hopkins will join the company as...

Digital & Culture Minister Matt Hancock MP pledges support to build on UK music industry’s success

14 September 2016

Press release

The new Minister of State for Digital and Culture, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, addressed the music industry yesterday...

PAUL MCCARTNEY RENEWS AGREEMENT WITH ASCAP FOR PUBLIC PERFORMANCES OF HIS SONGS IN THE US

14 September 2016

Press release

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators,...

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