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IMS Business Report 2024

25 April 2024

Press release

Dance Music industry now firmly in its post-pandemic growth phase with 17% revenue growth in 2023 and a total industry...

Pulse Music Group and hit songwriter/producer/artist Jon Bellion form publishing venture

25 April 2024

Press release

  First signing between Beautiful Mind & PULSE Music Group is Elijah Noll PULSE Music Group Co-CEO’s Scott Cutler and Josh...

Record Store Day, The Music Business Association and Luminate announce new partnership regarding physical music sales data across independent retail sector in the US

25 April 2024

Press release

Luminate Now Receiving Independent Sales Data from StreetPulse Billboard Rebranding “Tastemaker Albums” Chart To Better Recognize Impact of Independent Store Sales Today, Coalition of...

Absolue inks deal with Capitol Records Italy for Jack Savoretti album

25 April 2024

Press release

  Absolute Label Services will handle release of Savoretti’s first ever Italian language LP in UK & Ireland. Absolute Label Services has...

TuneCore Expands Music Publishing Services and User Experience to Aid Independent Songwriters

24 April 2024

Press release

TuneCore, the leading independent development partner for self-releasing artists—owned by Believe, one of the world’s leading digital music companies—has rolled...

Radio 2 in the Park 2024 to land in Preston

24 April 2024

Press release

  Radio 2’s flagship annual live music event, Radio 2 in the Park, will take place this year in Moor Park...

Como No – The UK’s Leading Latin Music Promoter – Announces New Director Amid Major Changes To Organisational Structure

24 April 2024

Press release

Elena Beltrami is appointed as new Director of Como No & La Linea Festival as Founder Andy Wood steps back...

Liana Flores signs to Verve (US) and partners with Fiction (UK)

24 April 2024

Press release

Releases highly anticipated new song ‘I Wish For The Rain’ Today, British-Brazilian artist Liana Flores is proud to announce that she...

Amazon Music returns to Primavera Sound to exclusively livestream the festival to audiences around the world

24 April 2024

Press release

Amazon Music and Primavera Sound join forces for the third consecutive year Music fans around the world will be able to...

Black Lives in Music - Government ‘Falling Short’ in Helping to Protect Women in the Music Industry

24 April 2024

Press release

UK Government ‘Falling Short’ in Helping to Protect Women in the Music Industry Harassment and Discrimination Allowed to Continue After Government...

Symphonic Distribution Hires Stephen Nightingale to Lead A&R and Business in Canada

24 April 2024

Press release

  Symphonic Distribution, a leading music technology and services company for independent labels, managers, and artists, has hired music industry veteran Stephen...

Rock icon Dan P Carter joins Spinefarm as Director of Artist Development

24 April 2024

Press release

Key appointments also made across UK Marketing Team Spinefarm Music Group, one of the most successful and best-known rock labels in...

Park Avenue Artists Expands Booking Division

24 April 2024

Press release

New York multihyphenate agency signs new talent, brings on booking co-director in ongoing push to create a new model for...

Meet Unisound: The ultimate matchmaker between sample buyers and sellers

24 April 2024

Press release

  The market for sample packs is more saturated than ever–forcing modern sample libraries to make and market their sounds and...

Universal Music France and Binetou Sylla, founder of leading independent label Wèrè Wèrè Music partner to lead Def Jam Africa across French-speaking Africa

24 April 2024

Press release

Universal Music France and producer Binetou Sylla form strategic relationship to lead Def Jam Africa, focusing on further developing French-speaking...

BPI CEO calls on music industry and government to unite around 5 key priorities to support human artistry and sustainably promote British music

24 April 2024

Press release

  Focus on talent & education, fan engagement & innovation; and sustainability; Keynotes from Ed Newton-Rex, Fay Milton, Louis VI, and Thangam Debbonaire...

The Independent and Music Venue Trust launch major new initiative to support UK grassroots music venues

24 April 2024

Press release

Main Stage will be led by Music Editor Roisin O’Connor alongside the Music Venue Trust 12 venues around the UK to...

Sony Music Publishing Nashville Signs Randall King to Global Deal

23 April 2024

Press release

  Sony Music Publishing Nashville today announced the signing of West Texas native Randall King, celebrated by Holler as “the genre's neo-traditional figurehead,”...

Nominations announced for the Ivors with Amazon Music 2024

23 April 2024

Press release

Sampha and Yussef Dayes lead the way with two nominations each Composer Daniel Pemberton also receives two nominations across the screen...

The Great Escape announces full conference line-up and schedule

23 April 2024

Press release

NEW SPEAKERS INCLUDE WIRE'S COLIN NEWMAN, IZZY BEE PHILLIPS (BLACK HONEY) AND APPLE MUSIC HOST DOTTY    Today The Great Escape has...

FAC boost their community with 20 new Artist Ambassadors

23 April 2024

Press release

FAC boost their community with 20 new Artist Ambassadors including Duran Duran, Nia Archives, Girli, Elkka, English Teacher, Guvna B,...

Fairground Attraction partners with Absolute for first album in 35 years

23 April 2024

Press release

The band’s 1988 hit Perfect was a chart topper in the UK and around the globe.   Eighties neo-skiffle band Fairground Attraction...

BPI to host ‘In Tune With Tomorrow’

22 April 2024

Press release

Monday 22nd April 2024, Waterloo Leake Street  Future-facing conference on how the recorded music industry can support talent and enable creativity for...

AIM and the BPI appoint Creative Zero’s Roxy Erickson to lead next phase of Music Climate Pact

22 April 2024

Press release

Funding provided through partnership between AIM and creative industries climate charity, Murmur Erickson to work closely with Pact’s stakeholders to deliver...

Leading European PR agencies unite to form PR:E

22 April 2024

Press release

- an innovative network providing consultancy for popular culture clients & brands   PR:E is a brand new network of award-winning PR...

Bella Figura Music acquires Rak Publishing

22 April 2024

Press release

Agreement Includes Classic Songs by Hot Chocolate, Suzi Quatro, Steve Harley, Kim Wilde, Joan Jett & more   Bella Figura Music, the...

WEC to hold follow-up session on its Misogyny in music report

22 April 2024

Press release

Evidence session  Misogyny in music inquiry Wednesday, 24 April 2.20pm Venue: Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster Watch live: Visit parliamentlive.tv   The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) will hold...

Revolution in the Music Industry: The Rise of Self-Taught Musicians

22 April 2024

Press release

New research from Skoove, a top piano learning app, and the research experts at Crafins Studio reveals that a staggering...

The kids are alright: Gen Z embracing the analogue music experience, vinyl packaging company reveals

19 April 2024

Press release

  Survey conducted by Key Production reveals over half (59 per cent) of 18-24 year olds are listening to physical music...

Warner Music South East Europe launches new EDM label, Balkan Electro

19 April 2024

Press release

  Warner Music South East Europe (WM SEE) has launched Balkan Electro, a new EDM focused label, which will give local...

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