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First artists announced for ‘Passport: Back To Our Roots’

10 August 2020

Press release

  www.passportbacktoourroots.org   Elbow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting and The Slow Readers Club are the first artists to announce gigs for Passport:...

Record shops across the UK get ready for first Record Store Day ‘Drop’ on 29th August

10 August 2020

Press release

Paul McCartney, Christine and the Queens, J Hus and hundreds more to release special edition vinyl product Shops prepare with bookable...

#WeMakeEvents Day of Action Taking Place Tomorrow to Fight for the Industry

10 August 2020

Press release

On 11th August, the live events industry across the UK will come together in solidarity to host a series of...

Dotty Charles will be joining Apple Music as Lead Cultural Curator, Black Music, UK and Apple Music Host

09 August 2020

Press release

  As of September Dotty Charles will be joining Apple Music as Lead Cultural Curator, Black Music, UK and Apple Music Host. ""This...

Jazz Re:freshed teams up with MQA & Bluesound to bring annual festival online

09 August 2020

Press release

  Some of the most exciting emerging and established artists are due to perform via YouTube and in hi-res audio to...

Charlie Sloth signs to Roc Nation

07 August 2020

Press release

Multi-faceted artist, DJ, host and businessman Charlie Sloth announces his signing to Jay-Z founded company, Roc Nation today. This exciting partnership will mean that Roc Nation...

Dame Shirley Bassey has signed an exclusive record deal with Decca Records

06 August 2020

Press release

Decca Records can reveal the signing of Britain’s most successful female artist of all time, Dame Shirley Bassey. With a...

Apple Music to feature 'Tomorrowland: Around The World' DJ mixes from the festival's first, all-digital edition

06 August 2020

Press release

Apple Music is keeping the Tomorrowland dance party going and bringing the most international music event on the planet into...

BBC 1Xtra - Faron McKenzie announced as new Head of BBC Radio 1Xtra

06 August 2020

Press release

BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced Faron McKenzie as the new Head of the station.  McKenzie brings a wealth of experience to...

Have your say: PRS for Music reveals details of the 2020 PRS Annual General Meeting and proposed governance changes

06 August 2020

Press release

Watch a video explaining the proposed governance changes here PRS for Music has shared information on its 2020 PRS Annual General Meeting (AGM),...

Australian quartet Hiatus Kaiyote signs global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music

06 August 2020

Press release

  Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive...

Midem x Nyege Nyege 2020

05 August 2020

Press release

Spotlight on the East African Music Industry   Ahead of a ground breaking 2020 digital edition to Uganda’s Nyege Nyege music festival,...

Transgressive Publishing and Warner Chappell Music have signed a worldwide publishing deal with Loyle Carner

05 August 2020

Press release

As part of their joint venture, Transgressive Publishing and Warner Chappell Music have signed a worldwide publishing deal, for the...

Kiss hosts special livestream show on TikTok

05 August 2020

Press release

  Jordan Banjo, Perri Kiely, HollyH, Ben Black, SurfaceLdn, Shauni, Donel, Ashley Banjo and more will join the stream on Friday...

Hipgnosis acquires Debbie Harry and Chris Stein catalogue

05 August 2020

Press release

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited (“Hipgnosis” or the “Company”) Acquisition of Music Catalogue The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, the first and...

BBC Radio 1 to return to regular broadcast schedule with brand new time slot for Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James

05 August 2020

Press release

Radio 1 will be returning to a regular broadcast schedule on 1 September, marking the end of the temporary schedule...

Absolute announces deal with Earache

05 August 2020

Press release

Absolute Label Services has announced a deal with independent label Earache Records. Absolute and Earache inked their partnership earlier this year...

Virgin Media has announced the temporary return of its iconic V Festival for 2020, featuring headline performances from artists including Olly Murs, Anne Marie, Dizzee Rascal

05 August 2020

Press release

 V FESTIVAL 2020 RETURNS FOR VIRTUAL ITV2 SPECIAL, WITH ANNE MARIE, OLLY MURS AND DIZZEE RASCAL ANNOUNCED AS HEADLINERS  · Virgin...

Amazon Music Launches [RE]DISCOVER in Global Support of Artist Catalogues Across All Music Genres

05 August 2020

Press release

The initiative kicks off with Bob Marley as [RE]DISCOVER’s Artist of the Month, along with more than 50 other artist...

Beer brand fights back on behalf of grassroots music venues

05 August 2020

Press release

  FIGHTBACK launch full range of beers and ciders for music fans to support Music Venue Trust #saveourvenues campaign from the...

Ben Cooper Joins Bauer Radio UK

04 August 2020

Press release

 He takes up a newly created role of Group Director, Content and Music, Bauer Radio UK   Ben Cooper is joining Bauer...

Download Festival 2021 headliners

04 August 2020

Press release

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced KISS, BIFFY CLYRO and SYSTEM OF A DOWN as its 2021...

Andrea Corr, Imelda May, Una Healy & Gary Lightbody among the artists kicking off Hot Press Van Morrison YouTube Celebration

04 August 2020

Press release

  On Tuesday, August 4th, Hot Press will launch 'Rave On, Van Morrison' – a major YouTube extravaganza to celebrate Van Morrison's 75th birthday. The...

Keychange announces new ambassador and signatories in Estonia to launch Tallinn Music Week 2020

04 August 2020

Press release

  10 music organisations, festivals and agencies across Estonia have signed the Keychange Pledge to promote gender equality within the music...

YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music by end of 2020

04 August 2020

Press release

  Over the past couple of months, we've been welcoming Google Play Music listeners to YouTube Music as they effortlessly transfer...

The road to the Great Escape  - May 2021

04 August 2020

Press release

TWO DAYS OF LIVE MUSIC AT MULTIPLE VENUES IN GLASGOW ON 8-9 MAY 2021 + MULTIPLE VENUES IN DUBLIN ON 10-11 MAY...

Warner Music Group Corp. reports results for fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2020

04 August 2020

Press release

  Digital revenue grew 11.1% or 13.4% in constant currency Total revenue was down 4.5% or 3.1% in constant currency Net loss was...

Terminal V launch 'Connect' with Patrick Topping on Sat 8th August

04 August 2020

Press release

Terminal V launch 'Connect’  A new multi-platform live streaming channel bringing Live + Virtual incredible experiences of Iconic Locations  Patrick Topping kicks...

Sony/ATV and TwentySeven Music Publishing Extend Partnership, Sign Jimmie Allen to Worldwide Deal

04 August 2020

Press release

Sony/ATV Music Publishing and TwentySeven Music Publishing, led by industry executive Barry Weiss and songwriter and producer Jenna Andrews, announced...

Arjun Pulijal promoted to Senior Vice President of Marketing for Capitol Records

04 August 2020

Press release

HIGHLY REGARDED AND INNOVATIVE EXECUTIVE TO OVERSEE MARKETING FOR FLAGSHIP LABEL Capitol Records executive Arjun Pulijal has been promoted to Senior Vice President...

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