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TikTok Launches New In-App Experience Celebrating Jimin of BTS' Second Solo Album, MUSE

19 July 2024

Press release

The campaign celebrates the release of Jimin of BTS' second solo album, MUSE Fans can engage with the #Jimin_Who hub to unlock exclusive in-app rewards   TikTok is excited to unveil #Jimin_Who,...

Key Production launches groundbreaking SMART formats - set to revolutionise the music industry

19 July 2024

Press release

  'SMART formats' blend physical products with bonus digital content, giving artists the chance to release exclusive material to fans carried...

TikTok to Fast Track Artist Account Creation for DistroKid Members

19 July 2024

Press release

TikTok and DistroKid announced today an innovative platform integration that makes it easier and faster than ever before for independent artists to create...

300 Publishing joins forces with Warner Chappell Music in dynamic publishing venture

19 July 2024

Press release

Flagship signee Sean Momberger co-produced current 'Billboard' Hot 100 No. 1, "Not Like Us"   300 Publishing, the publishing division of WMG label 300...

BRITs Week 24 for War Child announces 2024 money raised

18 July 2024

Press release

BRITs Week 24 for War Child proudly announces details of the money raised from this year’s series. An incredible £430,000 was...

Performing arts health charity BAPAM appoints Olivier award winning Sheila Atim MBE and PET NEEDS’ Johnny Marriott as patrons

18 July 2024

Press release

The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) announces that actor and musician Sheila Atim MBE, and Johnny Marriott, lead...

Official Statement from AlphaTheta and Serato Regarding NZCC’s Ruling on Acquisition

18 July 2024

Press release

We disagree with and are disappointed by the ruling of the New Zealand Commerce Commission against the acquisition. As AlphaTheta...

TikTok celebrates #SouthAsian artists for South Asian Heritage Month

18 July 2024

Press release

  TikTok is proud to be home to an array of diverse communities that help the platform thrive on a global...

Tuned Global's AutomixIQ Lets Any Music App Supercharge Engagement

18 July 2024

Press release

  AutomixIQ lets the music play for any streaming service, from DSPs, BGM and internet radio to fitness and gaming apps,...

YouTube Brings Tomorrowland's 20th Edition to Global Audience with Livestream

18 July 2024

Press release

  The livestream will include the live sets from Steve Aoki, Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, Amelie Lens and many more...

Ian Carew appointed Managing Director of Distiller Records

18 July 2024

Press release

London-based independent music company Distiller Music Group has announced the appointment of Ian Carew to the position of Managing Director...

Sonopress Receives Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification

18 July 2024

Press release

Leading storage media manufacturer Sonopress is pleased to announce that it is now officially certified to the international Global Recycled...

Reservoir announces a publishing deal with acclaimed singer-songwriter Wrabel

18 July 2024

Press release

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR), an award-winning independent music company, today announced a new publishing deal with critically acclaimed singer-songwriter...

Sky launches the Sky Arts Awards to celebrate the best of British and Irish arts and culture

18 July 2024

Press release

The only awards to celebrate all arts disciplines, including a category recognising the unsung Arts Heroes behind the scenes  Four in...

FUGA announces raft of new UK signings; inks deal with One House, Berry’s Room, Critical Music

17 July 2024

Press release

One House, Critical Music and Berry’s Room join FUGA’s existing roster in the region which includes Marathon Music Group, Domino,...

Official Charts marks 10 years of streaming in the UK’s Official Singles Chart

17 July 2024

Press release

Ed Sheeran crowned king of the streaming era, claiming the biggest single and album of the past 10 years   It’s official...

David Dollimore's Disorder Records & The Warehouse Project launch, WHP Records

17 July 2024

Press release

Today, Manchester’s seminal The Warehouse Project launch WHP Records, in partnership with independent label group, Disorder. Established in 2006, The Warehouse...

Music Industry Trusts Award: 2024 recipient - Jason Iley, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music UK & Ireland

17 July 2024

Press release

In recognition of his dedication to the music industry Event to take place on Monday 4th November www.mitsaward.co.uk This event supports the BRIT...

NTIA Responds to King's Speech: Welcomes Swift Action from New Government - Autumn Budget Poses Greater Challenge

17 July 2024

Press release

Michael Kill - CEO, Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) As the CEO of the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), “We welcome...

Warner Music Brazil and the Sua Música group

17 July 2024

Press release

Warner Music Brazil and the Sua Música group, which owns the largest Brazilian music platform and the Sua Música digital distributor, have joined...

Justin Bumper Reeve Named Senior Vice President of Global Sync at Virgin Music Group

17 July 2024

Press release

Virgin Music Group, the world’s leading partner to independent artists, labels and entrepreneurs, announced today that the company has named Justin...

Statement from BPI on King's Speech/AI

17 July 2024

Press release

Music is at the forefront of AI adoption, embracing new technologies to benefit the creative process and fan experience. It...

LIVE response to Kings Speech

17 July 2024

Press release

John Collins, CEO of LIVE in response to today’s Kings Speech: “LIVE welcomes today’s King’s Speech outlining the new government’s priorities....

Independent Music Labels Unite to Launch Organization for Recorded Culture and Arts (ORCA), a First-of-its-Kind Think Tank

17 July 2024

Press release

Today, Organization for Recorded Culture and Arts (ORCA) has officially launched, marking the beginning of a groundbreaking think tank, a...

King’s Speech: AIM CEO welcomes provisions on AI, apprenticeships and devolution

17 July 2024

Press release

Gee Davy, Interim CEO of the Association of Independent Music (AIM):  “AIM applauds the suggestion of finding a responsible framework for...

300 Entertainment reveals a new round of executive promotions

16 July 2024

Press release

300 Entertainment reveals a new round of executive promotions—as announced today by Co-Presidents Rayna Bass and Selim Bouab. The label has appointed Az Cohen to Vice...

Music outpaces video and games in first half of 2024 with sales revenues up 7.9%

16 July 2024

Press release

  The value of UK music sales (combining vinyl, CD and downloads) grew by 7.9% in the first half of 2024,...

Iconic DJ Awards Returns to Ibiza Bigger & Better Than Ever

16 July 2024

Press release

https://djawards.com/ Following a four year break the iconic DJ Awards is back for its 23rd Anniversary on 2nd October   The iconic DJ...

Gilles Peterson's We Out Here festival launches 'Future Foundations': supporting next-gen promoters

16 July 2024

Press release

AN ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND-SUPPORTED PROJECT MENTORING 15 GRASSROOTS PROMOTERS VIA TRAINING, WORKSHOPS & NETWORKING: APPLICATIONS OPEN TODAY! Announcing on We Out...

TikTok partners with Eventbrite to simplify event promotion and creation for the global TikTok Community

16 July 2024

Press release

  Today, TikTok is excited to announce a partnership with global events marketplace Eventbrite, offering event creators a powerful new way to...

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