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TuneCore Underscores Commitment to Innovation with Appointment of Alisha Outridge to Newly Created Position of Chief Technology & Product Officer

29 June 2022

Press release

Outridge's background includes leading teams and expanding product offerings internationally at both startups as well as industry leading companies such as Facebook...

Neko Trust and Gallowglass launch 'Diversity in Crewing' initiative

28 June 2022

Press release

Neko Trust - the major charity for the live music sector - has joined forces with leading event crewing company,...

Downtown Music Services Announces Publishing and Label Services Agreement with Geejam Music

28 June 2022

Press release

Agreement Covers Existing Catalogue & New Signings including Jamaican Dancehall Sensation Skeng    Downtown Music Services, which offers bespoke distribution, publishing administration,...

Perfect Havoc Sign Just Kiddin To Management Roster

28 June 2022

Press release

Perfect Havoc, the UK independent record label and management agency, has signed the breaking, commercial house music duo Just Kiddin...

Beatport Group announces new executive hires in London and Barcelona

28 June 2022

Press release

The Beatport Group, the global leader in music for DJs, producers, and their fans, announced today several new executive hires.  With...

Avex USA expands its venture investment fund to $25M

28 June 2022

Press release

Avex USA, launched in Los Angeles less than a year ago, has already shaken up the music industry with major...

Digital Havens: Entertainment merchandising expert and accessibility advocate Stevie Hopkins wants to build an inclusive web3 home for pop culture fans

28 June 2022

Press release

Stevie Hopkins, CEO and founder of entertainment industry branding and merch service SCP Merchandising, has learned a lot over the...

DistroKid Officially Launches DistroVid, a Music Video Distribution Service That Lets Artists Upload Unlimited Music Video to Apple Music, Amazon, TIDAL and Vevo

28 June 2022

Press release

    DistroKid, the world's leading distributor of independent music, announced today that it has launched DistroVid, a groundbreaking new music video distribution...

Spin Magazine to launch free ad supported streaming TV channel later this year via distributor Best Ever Channels

28 June 2022

Press release

  From one of the most recognized names in music journalism and media, the SPIN Magazine channel will feature special live...

Reservoir announces publishing deal with multi-platinum hip-hop producer Marley Marl

28 June 2022

Press release

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) (“Reservoir” or the “Company”), an award-winning independent music company, today announced a deal for a stake...

Backstreet Boys and Westlife collaboration breaks livestream records on WeChat

28 June 2022

Press release

- Broadcast last Friday (June 24th), a free livestream performance by Backstreet Boys, recorded at Rock Lititz Studio, Pennsylvania, was watched by...

Warner Chappell Music Korea brings back international songwriting camps

27 June 2022

Press release

  As COVID-19 restrictions ease in South Korea, Warner Chappell Music Korea has brought back in-studio songwriting camps by hosting a...

CIRKAY Fan Pass announces metaverse partnership with NOWHERE

27 June 2022

Press release

  This partnership allows music fans to access more experiences with and content from their favourite acts. Following the release of the...

Viagogo fined €23.5M by Italian Regulator for breaking rules on secondary ticketing rules

26 June 2022

Press release

Italy's Communications Regulatory Authority AGCOM, has fined viagogo €23.5M for breaking Italy's rules on secondary ticketing and given it seven...

TikTok Classics - memes & viral hits

24 June 2022

Press release

TikTok Classics - memes & viral hits: Orchestral versions of 18 of the biggest sounds in a world-first TikTok album...

Kerrang! Awards winners

24 June 2022

Press release

GREEN DAY, BIFFY CLYRO, FALL OUT BOY, POPPY, BRING ME THE HORIZON, WEEZER AND MORE HONOURED AT THE ANNUAL KERRANG! AWARDS GREEN...

Spotify’s Latest Culture Next Report

23 June 2022

Press release

Gen Z Played ~16 Billion More Minutes On Spotify Than Millennials in 2021 - Check Out More Insights From Spotify’s Latest...

Broadwick Live and LWE partner up for the launch of The Beams’ music programme

23 June 2022

Press release

After partnering for the huge sell-out success of Printworks London’s launch, London's leading electronic promoters and the teams behind Printworks...

Bucks signs Mercury-nominated Kathryn Williams to worldwide deal

23 June 2022

Press release

Williams has released 14 albums to date  Latest album via One Little Independent set for July Bucks Music Group has signed Kathryn...

Ministry Of Sound Group announce The Ministry Shepherd’s Bush

23 June 2022

Press release

New workspace concept to open in 2024 combines flexible working environment, event spaces, multi-studio fitness and rooftop bar & restaurant...

300 Elektra Entertainment – 3EE – arrives, led by Chairman & CEO Kevin Liles

23 June 2022

Press release

Warner Music Group today announced the creation of 300 Elektra Entertainment – 3EE – a new frontline label group that brings together the multi-genre...

George Michael’s personal piano to be auctioned in aid of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy

23 June 2022

Press release

  A once in a lifetime opportunity to own George Michael’s personal Bechstein piano  Live auction to take place during the O2...

IMPALA points to streaming reform and French industry agreement as it speaks out against equitable remuneration and calls for "swift and faithful implementation" of the performer provisions in the EU Copyright Directive

23 June 2022

Press release

With several countries still to implement the 2019 EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, IMPALA urges governments...

Kobalt Signs Aaron Horn To Global Publishing Deal

23 June 2022

Press release

Co-Writer and Co-Producer of Doja Cat’s Woman Signs with Independent Publishing Powerhouse Kobalt today announced that it has signed Aaron Horn...

Future Bubblers announce Year 7 candidates

22 June 2022

Press release

10 new, unsigned artists chosen for Gilles Peterson-backed talent development scheme    The Future Bubblers team are pleased to announce 10 new...

Hard Rock International Partners with American Express Presents BST Hyde Park to Bring U.K. Music Lovers Special Activations & Surprises

22 June 2022

Press release

  Hard Rock International announced a partnership with American Express presents BST Hyde Park, AEG Europe’s leading festival that rings in...

IMPALA Outstanding Contribution Award goes to Kees van Weijen

22 June 2022

Press release

IMPALA’s summer honours go to President of STOMP and former IMPALA president Kees van Weijen for his outstanding contribution to...

Audiomack Signs Licensing Agreement with Universal Music Group to Expand Global Footprint in Africa

22 June 2022

Press release

The partnership opens up works from UMG's catalog to Audiomack users across 16 countries in Africa, the United Kingdom and...

Synchtank releases Music Publishing in the Age of the Songwriter report

22 June 2022

Press release

  ●      Report draws on interviews with executives and songwriters including Björn Ulvaeus, Carianne Marshall, Jon Platt, Mary Megan Peer, Merck Mercuriadis,...

Youtube Shorts partners with Wireless Festival as lead digital short form content partner

22 June 2022

Press release

  Lil Baby, Mahalia and Central Cee invite fans to show their Wireless Fit, Squad or Moves to win VIP passes...

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