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PLAN B APPOINTED YOUTH AMBASSADOR FOR THE BIG MUSIC PROJECT

21 August 2014

Press release

The BRIT award-winning artist and founder of educational charity, Each One Teach One, pledges support for UK’s biggest ever youth...

Carl Barât & The Jackals Sign to Cooking Vinyl Records

21 August 2014

Press release

Carl Barât & The Jackals have just inked a worldwide recording deal (excluding North America) with Cooking Vinyl Records. Carl...

RICHIE HAWTIN TO RECEIVE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC AWARD

21 August 2014

Press release

RICHIE HAWTIN TO RECEIVE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MUSIC AWARDSponsored by eMusic  2014 AIM INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS THE BREWERY, CLERKENWELL – 2nd SEPTEMBER...

MTV’S PLATFORM FOR NEW EMERGING TALENT, MTV PUSH, TO LAUNCH FIRST EVER FESTIVAL IN HELSINKI

21 August 2014

Press release

MTV’S PLATFORM FOR NEW EMERGING TALENT, MTV PUSH, TO LAUNCH FIRST EVER FESTIVAL IN HELSINKI CHARLI XCX, OLIVER HELDENS,...

SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM, WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH JAMES BLAKE

21 August 2014

Press release

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has today announced it has signed James Blake to a worldwide co-publishing deal. The long-term agreement covers all...

David Balfour examines how SoundCloud’s new ad model is affecting its different user groups

21 August 2014

Editorial

SoundCloud today revealed via its blog that it will now introduce advertising onto its service in the US along with...

Kobalt Label Services Reorganises Team; Promotes Lead Figures

20 August 2014

Press release

Vincent Clery-Melin and Pete Dodge Appointed to New Roles Kobalt Label Services (KLS) has undertaken an internal reorganisation of its team...

Shazam Surpasses 100 Million Mobile Monthly Active Users

20 August 2014

Press release

Users Shazam songs, TV shows and advertisements more than 20 million times per day Today Shazam® announced it has more than...

BPI comment on age-ratings online pilot for online music videos

19 August 2014

Press release

“The BPI agrees with government that, with so many more music videos now being released online through such sites as...

PPL boosts Public Performance and Member Services teams with two senior appointments

19 August 2014

Press release

Head of Public Performance and Head of Member Services announced PPL has announced two senior appointments in the Public Performance and...

VINCE SZYDLOWSKI NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LABEL SALES FOR CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP

19 August 2014

Press release

 Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group, it was announced today by...

Musictank Is Technology The New Beatles? line up

19 August 2014

Press release

6.30pm, Tue 16th Sept. 2014, Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, W1B 2UW Leading design innovation and music tech specialist...

Wonderfruit Festival announces its launch

18 August 2014

Press release

Thailand to provide astonishing backdrop for brand new socially conscious & sustainable festival (19-21 December, 2014)  Wonderfruit Festival has announced its...

Kylie Steps Back In Time With PWL & Cherry Red

18 August 2014

Press release

- Worldwide reissue of her earliest albums for first time since original release - 6x platinum ‘Kylie’, 4x platinum ‘Enjoy Yourself’,...

Snow Patrol sign to Polar Patrol/Kobalt for North America

18 August 2014

Press release

Kobalt Music Publishing (KMP) has signed a worldwide agreement with Snow Patrol Publishing to administer their catalogue globally.  Snow Patrol’s publishing...

STAKEHOLDERS ACROSS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY TALKING ABOUT A GLOBAL RELEASE DAY

14 August 2014

Press release

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recording industry worldwide, has confirmed that  a range of stakeholders from across the music...

INVOLVED PUBLISHING SIGNS WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH KOBALT PUBLISHING

14 August 2014

Press release

Involved Publishing has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Kobalt for the administration of its broad dance music catalogue.Co-owned by Above & Beyond, one...

7digital to Support Territory Expansion for Streaming Service Guvera

14 August 2014

Press release

7digital- a leading open digital music platform, is pleased to announce an expansion of its contract with existing customer Guvera....

Lee Thompson examines how On Air/ On Stream could change the Official Chart

14 August 2014

Editorial

There’s a bit of a tense standoff happening in the UK music industry right now that none of the parties...

Sony Music Entertainment Launches 'Album of the Day' App for iPhone and iPod touch

13 August 2014

Press release

A Music Flash Sales App Debuts to Music Fans on the App Store Sony Music Entertainment today announced the official launch...

AIM INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARD 2014

13 August 2014

Press release

FULL NOMINATIONS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED    2014 AIM INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS  TO BE HELD AT, THE BREWERY, CLERKENWELL - 2 SEPTEMBER 2013   www.musicindie.com/awards   Announced at an exclusive...

Court bans Vince Power from staging live music events in PRS dispute

13 August 2014

News

FORMER FESTIVALS and multi-venues owner Vince Power has accused royalty collection body PRS for Music of being “vindictive”, after it...

Scale of Camden Crawl collapse revealed

13 August 2014

News

THE COMPANY behind north London’s ill-fated multi-venue Camden Crawl (CC) collapsed with debts of more than £100,000 following the failure...

AUSTIN, TEXAS RETURNS TO THE UK AS THE CITY SPONSORS THE NME AWARDS 2015

13 August 2014

Press release

DATE AND VENUE FOR THE 2015 AWARDS CONFIRMED: WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY – LONDON’S O2 ACADEMY BRIXTON FOUR ADDITIONAL LIVE EVENTS ADDED TO...

THE AGENCY GROUP ACQUIRES THE BOBBY ROBERTS COMPANY

13 August 2014

Press release

The Agency Group, the world’s leading live music booking agency, announced the acquisition of The Bobby Roberts Company, Nashville’s esteemed...

UTV Media and NUA Entertainment award £100,000 recording contract

13 August 2014

Press release

UTV Media (GB) and NUA Entertainment last night crowned the winner of The Next Big Thing – Pete Gardiner from...

CITY SHOWCASE: FINDING THE FUTURE

13 August 2014

Press release

City Showcase announces ‘Finding the Future’ music seminar at Apple Store, Regent Street, London, 13-15 November 2014.  City Showcase has announced...

SINFINI MUSIC

13 August 2014

Press release

The new classical music portal and brand today launched by Universal Music Australia   www.sinfinimusic.com   Launched this morning in Sydney, SINFINI MUSIC is the...

SPOTIFY AND BANDPAGE PARTNER TO HELP MUSICIANS SELL DIRECTLY TO FANS

13 August 2014

Press release

BandPage Will Bring Musicians’ Stores To Over 40 Million Spotify Users, Helping Musicians Grow Their Fan Bases And Increase Revenues BandPage,...

VEVO GETS PINNED!

13 August 2014

Press release

Starting today, Vevo and Pinterest make it a breeze to discover, save and watch your favorite music videos, original shows...

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