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The world’s first socially distanced immersive music event and venue

04 June 2020

Press release

OPENING OCTOBER 2020 AT A SECRET LOCATION IN LONDON BRIDGE www.onenightrecords.com   One Night Records, a brand-new immersive music event and venue, launches this October 2020 at...

Full capacity plan

04 June 2020

Press release

Call for increased testing through incentivesNational campaign to restart the leisure economy Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic has called...

Big name artists join fight to save Liverpool’s Parr Street Studios

04 June 2020

Press release

Guy Garvey among musicians and producers demanding Parr Street Studios preservation  Elbow’s Guy Garvey, Travis’ Andy Dunlop, PiL’s Jah Wobble...

Tomorrowland Around The World, the digital festival

04 June 2020

Press release

Spectacular two-day digital music festival experience, bringing together the planet’s biggest names in electronic dance music and the world’s best...

MMF announces ReBuild fund - supporting music managers to support music creators

04 June 2020

Press release

The Music Managers Forum (MMF) has today announced a new support fund for talented UK-based managers impacted by the Covid-19...

Hipgnosis provides Trading Update

03 June 2020

Press release

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited ("Hipgnosis" or the "Company") Unaudited Net Asset Value and Trading Update The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited...

E2 Music signs admin agreement with Sentric

03 June 2020

Press release

E2 Music Publishing has signed an exclusive administration and collection deal with Sentric Music Group. Founded in 2018, E2 Music is the...

Warner Music Group Corp. announces pricing of initial public offering

03 June 2020

Press release

Warner Music Group Corp. (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering (“IPO”) of 77,000,000 shares of...

Gismart launches partnership program Games for Artists, opening new promotional and revenue opportunities for musicians via hyper-casual games

03 June 2020

Press release

Gismart, the mobile game and app developer, has launched a partnership program Games for Artists where partner musicians can promote...

Warner Music Group, Blavatnik Family Foundation announce $100Million fund to support the music community and groups promoting social justice

03 June 2020

Press release

Warner Music Group, its directors and management, and theBlavatnik Family Foundation announced today a $100 million fund to support charitable causes...

Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson and radio legend Tony Blackburn return as pop detectives

03 June 2020

Press release

RICKY & TONY: POP DETECTIVESSEASON TWO LAUNCHING ON 9TH JUNEEight week series available every Tuesday from 9th June“ a surprisingly...

PPL announces 2019 collections of £271.8 million

03 June 2020

Press release

Record figure is a 10% increase on 2018 revenues   In 2019 music licensing company PPL collected a total of £271.8 million...

CISAC announces new Vice Presidents Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Arturo Marquez

03 June 2020

Press release

Internationally-acclaimed South African singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, humanitarian and teacher Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been elected as Vice President of...

Capital Bra signs new deal with Warner Chappell Music

01 June 2020

Press release

Capital Bra, the most successful charting artist of the 21stcentury in Germany with 21 No. 1 hits to his name,...

Dipesh Parmar named President of Ministry of Sound Recordings

01 June 2020

Press release

  Sony Music UK today [01.06.20] announced the promotion of highly respected executive Dipesh Parmar to President of Ministry of Sound...

Aled Haydn Jones announced as new Head of Radio 1

01 June 2020

Press release

Radio 1 announced today that Aled Haydn Jones is the new Head of the station. Bringing a wealth of experience to the role, Haydn...

Introducing The Virtual Electronic Music Summit

01 June 2020

Press release

Free Virtual Summit Launches to Tackle Challenges Faced by the Music Industry Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic The future of events...

To the Captains of the Music Industry:

01 June 2020

Press release

I am gratified to see the industry embrace “Black Out” day in honour of George Floyd, it is a timely...

BBC Radio 1Xtra to broadcast special programming in support of the Black community

01 June 2020

Press release

Tomorrow (2 June) BBC Radio 1Xtra will broadcast special programming of music, discussions and debates in support of the Black...

KSI scores four number ones in the UK with debut album Dissimulation

31 May 2020

Press release

  British YouTuber, professional boxer and hip hop sensation KSI has scored the UK's #1 streaming album, #1 download album,#1 independent album...

Amazon Music Celebrates Pride with New Pride History Feature, Exclusive Amazon Original tracks and more

31 May 2020

Press release

  Today, Amazon Music announced a collection of new activities to celebrate Pride Month. Kicking off today, the slate of activities...

Firestone's new podcast driven by passion for music

31 May 2020

Press release

New podcast series featuring emerging talent and industry professionals  Emerging artists and new music enthusiasts are being promised an essential listening...

The Other Songs host online Festival for The BRIT School

31 May 2020

Press release

The Other Songs host online Festival for The BRIT School, raising funds for the education and well-being of young artistsArtists...

EXIT Festival’s 20th Anniversary edition will take place from 13th to 16th August 2020

31 May 2020

Press release

  After the epidemic ended in most of the countries in the Balkans, the Serbian Prime Minister asked EXIT Festival not...

Björn Ulvaeus elected as the next President of CISAC

29 May 2020

Press release

Björn Ulvaeus has been appointed President of CISAC, the global confederation of authors’ societies and the largest network of creators...

BBC Radio 1 creates world’s biggest nightclub on BBC Sounds to celebrate 25 years in Ibiza

29 May 2020

Press release

BBC Radio 1 will be bringing the magic of Ibiza to households in the UK and around the world by...

MusicMap Lets You Travel the World Without Breaking Lockdown

29 May 2020

Press release

Take your ears on tour at MusicMap.Global   From Armenian pianists to Zambian rappers, MusicMap is the first music blog to feature...

The Orchard Unveils Enhanced OrchardGo App To Empower Artists

28 May 2020

Press release

The Orchard today rolled out a new feature set for its mobile app OrchardGo, now available on both iOS and...

Help Musicians launches second phase of Covid-19 Financial Hardship Funding

28 May 2020

Press release

This second wave of hardship support will help those ineligible for government emergency safety nets or unable to survive on what they receive   Help Musicians,...

Brand New Live Streaming Platform Launches - Clubify

28 May 2020

Press release

https://www.clubify.tv/   Clubify is a brand new streaming platform that launches this Friday with a huge line up in association with EGG...

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