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National Album Day: Celebrating a still vital format

11 October 2019

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Despite the apparent dominance of streaming, the album continues to defy the deadly diagnosis prescribed by many both inside and...

AFEM launches new mental health guide for the electronic music industry

10 October 2019

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Coinciding with World Mental Health Day, The Association For Electronic Music (AFEM) has launched a mental health guide for people working...

Andy Daniell to lead FFRR Records

10 October 2019

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Widely respected exec, DJ and artist to lead iconic dance label into new era FFRR Records, the dance label at Parlophone...

The National Album Day Podcast: Ellie Gibson & Jonny Simon in conversation with Carl Barât

10 October 2019

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Libertines' co-frontman on his love of albums and how we develop our music tastes   The organisers of National Album Day are partnering with...

Shazam reveals the most-Shazamed dance tracks in Ibiza this summer

10 October 2019

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“Joys" from Italian DJ Roberto Surace was the most-Shazamed dance track in Ibiza this summer. The track started getting momentum...

The Great Escape 2020

10 October 2019

Press release

THE GREAT ESCAPE CONFERENCE THEMES REVEALED FOR 2020MUSIC EDUCATION // MUSIC MEDIA // GLOBAL MARKETS PLUS SOUTH KOREAANNOUNCED AS LEAD COUNTRY...

AIM announces new board members and knowledge partnership at AGM 2019

10 October 2019

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The Association of Independent Music (AIM), the non-profit trade body which exclusively represents the UK’s independent music sector, held its...

Live Music Business Awards: Emma Banks of CAA

10 October 2019

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The award for Outstanding Contribution will be presented to Emma Banks of CAA   This award is not given purely for career success, but...

PRS Foundation announces new staff appointments and promotions

09 October 2019

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- Becci Scotcher joins the organisation as Senior Grants & Programmes Manager and Alison Williams becomes the new Communications Coordinator-...

Reservoir signs multi-Platinum rapper Young M.A to a worldwide publishing deal

08 October 2019

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Reservoir announces the signing of multi-Platinum rapper Young M.A to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal includes global rights to...

ESNS expands line-up with 44 acts for 2020 edition

08 October 2019

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Eurosonic confirmations include seven Music Moves Europe Talent Awards nominees, seven acts from focus country Switzerland, as well as two...

AIF announces Independent Festival Awards shortlist

07 October 2019

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The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Independent Festival Awards, which will take place...

Folkestone becomes the world’s first Music Town

07 October 2019

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Folkestone is following in the footsteps of Music Cities across the world such as Nashville, Melbourne and Seoul by formally...

New government-backed initiative offers 25% rebate to international artists using Icelandic recording studios

06 October 2019

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New government-backed initiative offers 25% rebate to international artists using Icelandic recording studios Record in Iceland aims to open up the country's...

National Album Day: White Label Auction

06 October 2019

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Over £25,000 total raised for The BRIT Trust music charity  Arctic Monkeys “Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino” bags top sale price...

Research by Deezer reveals that nearly half of UK has stopped listening to albums

04 October 2019

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Despite changes in album listening habits, almost a third of UK listeners (28%) want to reignite their love of listening...

Nick Mulvey has teamed up with Sharp's Brewery to release a record on recycled plastic from the ocean for Surfers Against Sewage

04 October 2019

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Nick Mulvey has teamed up with Sharp’s Brewery to make music that will generate funds for Surfers Against Sewage, to help with their work...

BPI AGM 2019, BPI Council election results

03 October 2019

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The BPI congratulates Alice Dyson-Jones, MD ONE MEDIA iP Ltd, and Nick Hartley, COO & CFO [PIAS] Group, on their...

Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett announces details of his second live venue, Lafayette, launching in London early next year.

02 October 2019

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Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett is very excited to announce details of his second live venue, Lafayette, launching in London...

Two Can Play That Game: The Intersection of Music & eSports

02 October 2019

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The BPI is pleased to announce that its third and last Insight Session1 of year will explore the opportunities for...

Deezer launches dedicated ADE channel for electronic fans

02 October 2019

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Deezer, the global music streaming service, has partnered with Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) to bring exclusive curated content from the...

Beatsource, the premier digital music platform for open-format DJs, officially launches

01 October 2019

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www.beatsource.com     With an extensive catalog of current and classics hits, Beatsource will provide DJs with all the music they need to...

Deezer boosts podcast catalogue with five new partnerships

30 September 2019

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- New global podcast partners include Libsyn, Ausha, Podomatic, Blubrry and Simplecast, plus tech updates with existing partners Audioboom and Voxnest - Deezer also...

BBC Radio 1 to host biggest dance show ever

27 September 2019

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BBC Radio 1 announced that on Friday 11th October 2019, it will join seven other radio stations from seven other countries to host...

YouTube Music highlight Aitch as the UK's next Artist On The Rise

27 September 2019

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New video 'Buss Down' premieres today - featuring ZieZie   Leading talent from the growing Manchester rap scene has amassed over 50...

Leif O. Ribe Named General Manager of Warner Music Norway

27 September 2019

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Leif O. Ribe has been named as the next General Manager of Warner Music Norway.  He will take up the...

Inchorus Group partners with Shesaid.so to launch the first global music industry survey to tackle bias and harassment

27 September 2019

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  InChorus Group together with shesaid.so have partnered to create a global survey for the music industry addressing bias and harassment...

YMU Group Further Strengthens Leadership Team

27 September 2019

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Holly Bott Appointed MD YMU Entertainment  Paul Randle Takes up newly created Role as MD Troika (YMU Drama)   Follows Recent Appointment of...

Three unveils world's first holographic ad on the South Bank

27 September 2019

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  Londoners get a glimpse of their connected 5G future Internet superstars bring to life the possibilities of Three's real 5G Featuring London...

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