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Capitol Records and Universal Music Latin Entertainment sign Carmen Deleon to worldwide recording agreement

06 June 2019

Press release

Capitol Music Group (CMG) and Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE) have signed singer Carmen DeLeon to a worldwide recording agreement,...

ACCAP quote on the Consent Decrees

06 June 2019

Press release

"Thanks to the DOJ’s review, we now have the unique opportunity to reimagine the music marketplace in today’s digital age....

UK Music Video Awards 2019 opens for entries with a call to action – Vive La MVA!

06 June 2019

Press release

The UK Music Video Awards 2019 opens for entries today (June 5th) giving filmmakers two months to submit their best...

Proper to become AWAL’s physical supply chain partner

05 June 2019

Press release

  Unique and progressive deal sees Proper managing international logistics for AWAL  Proper to coordinate stock across worldwide delivery partners Deal creates ‘one...

Universal Music Publishing Group signs Rosalía to global co-publishing deal

05 June 2019

Press release

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading, global music publisher, today announced that multiple Latin Grammy winner Rosalía has been signed...

Reservoir signs multi-platinum-selling songwriter/artist RuthAnne to a worldwide publishing deal

04 June 2019

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Reservoir announces the signing of multi-Platinum-selling songwriter and pop recording artist RuthAnne to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal includes...

UK music industry unites to support artists and businesses impacted by the collapse of PledgeMusic

04 June 2019

Press release

- Impact survey launched today to help coordinate assistance to those facing difficulties following the crowdfunding platform’s collapse - Survey can...

Dubset and Beatport Announce Partnership to Connect Dubset’s MixBANK to Beatport’s Retail Store

04 June 2019

Press release

Dubset, the remix and DJ set clearance trailblazer, is launching a new partnership with Beatport that will allow select remixes...

Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee receive Music Industry Trusts Award 2019

03 June 2019

Press release

Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee are to be jointly awarded the 2019 Music Industry Trusts Award. Co-founders of music management...

Closer Artists announces new hirings to its London team

03 June 2019

Press release

Closer Artist Management, Recording and Publishing are delighted to announce four new appointments to the companies based in the Matrix...

Boiler Room to launch four day music festival championing underground sounds, this October in London

03 June 2019

Press release

With no headliners, the Boiler Room Festival will unite the city’s most vital emerging artists and collectives for a celebration...

TaP Music sign Balcony to TaP Publishing

03 June 2019

Press release

TaP Music, the home of Dua Lipa and Dermot Kennedy, today announce the signing of South London dark pop and future...

Hipgnosis acquires catalogue of Al Jackson Jr

30 May 2019

Press release

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited (“Hipgnosis” or the “Company”) Acquisition of Music Catalogue The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited and its Investment...

Kelly Clarkson, Jamiroquai, Bullet For My Valentine and Plan B now live, in stunning Virtual Reality on MelodyVR

30 May 2019

Press release

MelodyVR are proud to announce four new artists added to the virtual reality music platform, with outstanding performances by Kelly...

Ochre launches global ecommerce platform tailored d2c services and solutions to power the music industry

30 May 2019

Press release

EARLY ADOPTERS INCLUDE:WARP RECORDS | BLEEP.COM | NINJA TUNE | PARTISAN RECORDS | BECAUSE MUSIC | RESIDENT ADVISOR | PIAS E-commerce...

CISAC General Assembly decides to suspend membership of Spanish society SGAE

30 May 2019

Press release

The General Assembly of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, has voted for the temporary expulsion...

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group

30 May 2019

Press release

Publishing Catalogue Includes Over 1,500 Songs Written by or Associated with “America’s Favorite Singing Cowboy”   Warner Chappell Music today announced the...

Sugar Ray sign to BMG for first new album in a decade

30 May 2019

Press release

Multi-Platinum, California rockers Sugar Ray have signed a new recordings agreement with BMG to release their forthcoming seventh studio album this...

AWAL Partners with Steve Lacy & 3QTR on recordings deal

30 May 2019

Press release

Grammy Nominated Guitarist & Producer Behind The Internet Continues Partnership with AWAL In Conjunction with Solo Debut LP AWAL, Kobalt’s recording...

Ministry of Sound announced as the exclusive music curation partner for ITV’s Love Island

29 May 2019

Press release

It has been announced today [29.05.19], that Ministry of Sound have renewed their exclusive partnership with the hugely successful ITV2...

Extremely rare Beatles performance among 'lost' footage to be shown for the first time in more than 50 years

29 May 2019

Press release

Long-lost performances of major international artists including The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones and The Hollies will be shown for...

NBC's new songwriting competition series Songland partners with BMG for records and publishing

29 May 2019

Press release

Songland, NBC's groundbreaking new songwriting competition series premiering tonight at 10/9c, has signed a global recordings and publishing partnership with BMG. Under...

PRS for Music launches revamped Major Live Concert Service

29 May 2019

Press release

£21m collected across 60 countries on behalf of nearly 200 PRS for Music members via MLCS™, including No.1 highest-selling world tour of...

Leading music agent Lucy Dickins joins WME as head of the agency’s UK music division

29 May 2019

Press release

Leading entertainment agency WME today announced that award winning music agent Lucy Dickins is joining the agency as Head of...

Amadeus Code raises Series A round from World Innovation Lab

29 May 2019

Press release

Amadeus Code, the AI songwriting assistant, has received 200M JPY (approximately $1.8 M US) to support the development of its...

Beggars Group expands with the addition of two new roles

29 May 2019

Press release

The Beggars Group of Labels has expanded their US office with the addition of two staff members in newly created...

Jason Reed, Kameil Sattar Join FUGA Amid Global Growth

29 May 2019

Press release

• Head of Digital at Domino Recording Co., Jason Reed, to join as Head of Global Marketing and Promotions• Former...

Stephen Budd Music and Sound Collective announce partnership

28 May 2019

Press release

The long established record producer managers business Stephen Budd Music (SBM) and the Songwriter/Producer/Artist managers outfit Sound Collective (SC) have today announced a unique representation partnership. Hailing...

Music tech startup, PEEX, partners with premier concert arena, the Ziggo Dome

28 May 2019

Press release

PEEX’s patented and ground-breaking technology allows concert goers to customise and personalise their live music experience - via augmented audio...

Hipgnosis acquires catalogue from Ari Levine

28 May 2019

Press release

The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited and its Investment Adviser, The Family (Music) Limited, are pleased to announce that...

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