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Annual Abbey Road Red Demo Day held in Studio Two

08 February 2019

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MUSIC TECH INCUBATOR INTRODUCES NEW START-UP AND GRADUATING START-UPSSPECIAL GUEST SIRI CO-FOUNDER TOM GRUBER Abbey Road Red, the music tech incubator...

BMG and SESAC Digital Licensing join forces in India

08 February 2019

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BMG has concluded a digital licensing and administration deal for its Anglo-American repertoire with SESAC Digital Licensing for the fast-growing Indian...

Iceland Airwaves reveals the first names for 2019

07 February 2019

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MAC DEMARCO, WHITNEY, SHAME, ANNA OF THE NORTH AND BOY AZOOGA JOIN GDRN, HATARI, UNE MISÈRE, VÖK AND MORE ON...

RAJAR - Global Leads The UK Commercial Radio Market Growing its Reach, Hours & Share, Quarter on Quarter and Year on Year

07 February 2019

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GLOBAL LEADS THE UK COMMERCIAL RADIO MARKET GROWING ITS REACH, HOURS AND SHARE, BOTH QUARTER-ON-QUARTER AND YEAR-ON-YEAR, WITH 25.3M WEEKLY LISTENERS...

18 nominees unveiled for the IMPALA European Independent Album of the Year Award

07 February 2019

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2018 was a great year for European independents and it’s time to have a look at the pick of the...

Warner/Chappell signs deal with Joe Kearns

07 February 2019

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Songwriter & producer, Joe Kearns, has signed a global publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner...

Bauer continues as industry leader with record high listening via a digital device

07 February 2019

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Bauer continues as industry leader with record high listening via a digital deviceMagic Network and Breakfast with Ronan Keating and...

AWAL Signs Worldwide Recordings deal with acclaimed Danish singer-songwriter Hugo Helmig

07 February 2019

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AWAL Inks Deal With Danish Label The Bank After Helmig’s Number One Single in Denmark & International Success in Europe AWAL,...

Inaugural Nile Rodgers Brit Awards Viewing Party

07 February 2019

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Inaugural Nile Rodgers Brit Awards Viewing Party to benefit The Brit School and We Are Family Foundation The legendary musician, producer, songwriter...

Sound City+ 2019

07 February 2019

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Sound City+ announces first guests for this year’s International Music Conference. - Following on from last year’s sold out conference,...

European creatives and rightsholders call on negotiators not to proceed with Copyright Directive on the basis of current proposals

07 February 2019

Press release

We are writing as a group of rightsholders representing the music, audio-visual, broadcasting and sports industries, regarding the direction of...

Raised In Space enterprises launches with mission to powerfully unite music, tech and blockchain industries, Zach Katz named CEO

06 February 2019

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Ithaca Holdings, Ripple's Xpring & Zach Katz Raise the Value of Music Through Guiding and Investing   Raised In Space Enterprises (www.RaisedInSpace.com), is...

HMV's full list of store closures

06 February 2019

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Ayr Bath Bluewater Bristol Cribbs Chichester Exeter Princesshay Fopp Bristol Fopp Glasgow Byres Fopp Manchester Fopp Oxford Glasgow Braehead Guernsey Hereford Manchester Trafford Merry Hill Oxford Street Peterborough Queensgate Plymouth Drake Circus Reading Sheffield Meadowhall Southport Thurrock Tunbridge Wells Uxbridge Watford Westfield London Wimbledon...

The 12th edition of IMS Ibiza to be presented with SHESAID.SO - The leading global network of women in the music industry

06 February 2019

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THE 12TH EDITION OF IMS IBIZA TO BE PRESENTED WITH SHESAID.SO – THE LEADING GLOBAL NETWORK OF WOMEN IN THE...

AIM appoints new Membership Coordinator Sara Al Hamad

06 February 2019

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Callum Johnson Promoted to Friends of AIM Manager RoleThe Association of Independent Music (AIM), which represents the UK’s independent music...

Eliah Seton named President of Independent Music & Creator Services at Warner Music Group

06 February 2019

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Role Encompasses ADA Worldwide, Asylum Records, and Level, Plus Arts Music Division Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced that Eliah Seton...

Paid-for streaming on course to overtake free services for the first time

05 February 2019

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STREAMING MAKES IT FASHIONABLE TO PAY FOR MUSIC AGAIN Subscription streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer and YouTube...

Festicket kicks off 2019 with $4.6m investment from creative specialists Edge

05 February 2019

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- Festicket is a fast-growing festival ticket and travel booking platform- Edge’s investment will help the company drive international expansion-...

Truck Festival 2019 announces first wave of acts

05 February 2019

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First Wave Of Artists Announced Including Home-town heroes Foals.Wolf Alice, Two Door Cinema Club and Slaves amongst other acts announced. From July...

Mechanical Licensing Collective

05 February 2019

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Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) Coalition Unveils Broad Support for Copyright Office Submission, Announces Board and Committee Members and Launches Songwriter Petition The...

Ground-breaking research on the way as Help Musicians UK announces partnership with the British Tinnitus Association during Tinnitus Week

05 February 2019

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HMUK to partner with British Tinnitus Association to undertake pioneering research delving into the effects, management and prevention of tinnitus...

BPI quote on HMV

05 February 2019

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Welcoming the news that HMV is to continue trading following its acquisition by Sunrise Records, Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive BPI...

Bauer Media acquires Celador Radio & Lincs FM Group

05 February 2019

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Bauer Media Group has today announced it will acquire Celador Radio and Lincs FM Group. Celador Radio comprises of 25...

Sony/ATV signs worldwide deal with Cathy Dennis

05 February 2019

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Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with multiple Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter Cathy Dennis.  The agreement extends Sony/ATV’s representation...

Proper Music Group reaction to Sunrise Records’ acquisition of HMV

05 February 2019

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On the recent news of Sunrise Records’ acquisition of HMV, Drew Hill, MD of Proper Music Group, has commented:“This is...

Deezer appoints Tarek Mounir as CEO of MENA

05 February 2019

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- New regional CEO brings a wealth of media and entertainment experience and a successful track record of growing business...

Warner Music Group plans move to new state-of-the-art building in LA arts district

05 February 2019

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FEBRUARY 25 AND MARCH 18 Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced its move to a new state-of-the-art building in Downtown L.A.’s...

Zac Brown Band signs with BMG

05 February 2019

Press release

Multi-Platinum, Grammy award-winning Zac Brown Band have signed a new global licensing agreement with BMG to release their forthcoming studio album. The...

Global Superstar Musicians pledge support on World Cancer Day

04 February 2019

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View the video here Leading musicians have come together for this World Cancer Day – a global awareness raising initiative by...

Ticketmaster partners internationally with Cancer Research UK

04 February 2019

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Ticketmaster UK, a Live Nation Entertainment company, today announces its partnership with Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading cancer charity...

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