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BPI & MPA announce latest in series of International Trade Webinars with DIT

16 September 2020

Press release

LA Sync Mission Webinar confirmed for 22 September ahead of webinars for India and Brazil in October  UK record labels association the BPI and...

Amazon Music Launches Podcasts for Customers Across the UK, U.S., Germany and Japan

16 September 2020

Press release

Amazon Music announced today the launch of podcasts in the UK, U.S., Germany and Japan, across all tiers of service...

Kobalt Music Signs Michael R. Jackson To Worldwide Publishing Deal

16 September 2020

Press release

Kobalt today announced a global publishing deal with Pulitzer Prize winner, Michael R. Jackson. The partnership with the American playwright,...

Winners of the International Music Journalism Award 2020

16 September 2020

Press release

The winners of this year's International Music Journalism Award (IMJA) have just been announced as part of Reeperbahn Festival's digital conference. An international jury of professionals has identified...

Apple Music's new music daily presents exclusive live-stream listening party with Keith Urban

16 September 2020

Press release

    Event kicks off Thursday, September 17 @8pm PT as superstar Keith Urban premieres his new album - THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1 - only...

Established shopping habits disrupted by Covid as consumers try new brands

16 September 2020

Press release

Commercial radio listeners are 25% more likely to have tried a new brand since lockdown54% more likely to be influenced...

BPI and Bowers & Wilkins partner to celebrate the art of making music

16 September 2020

Press release

  British premium audio brand to help champion recorded music and the album format through events and initiatives including the Hyundai...

King of the Dot Reveals Global Partnership with Twitch

16 September 2020

Press release

  King of the Dot (KOTD), the world's favorite rap league, and live streaming powerhouse Twitch have entered into an exclusive...

Divo Music Partners with Sony/ATV to Expand Global Publishing Services in India

15 September 2020

Press release

Divo Music, one of India’s leading digital media and music companies in music distribution and publishing, announced it has partnered...

MMF open applications for the Accelerator Programme For Music Managers 2021

15 September 2020

Press release

  YouTube Music will once again support the groundbreaking grants and skills programme for music managers Over 40 upcoming managers representing more...

ADA Asia launches in Singapore, spearheaded by leading industry exec Chee Meng Tan

15 September 2020

Press release

New Division The Latest Move in ADA’s Globalization Strategy   Warner Music Group’s ADA Worldwide announces the launch of ADA Asia, headquartered...

Bone Soda’s Truce joins YMU Group as Senior Manager

15 September 2020

Press release

  International artist management company YMU Group has appointed respected industry figure Truce to the position of Senior Manager. Based in London...

Sony/ATV Wins Publisher of the Year at 2020 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

15 September 2020

Press release

Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced it has won Publisher of the Year at the 2020 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, which were held...

Be-Hookd Digital wins Social Media Agency of the Year at the 2020 Global Agency Awards!

15 September 2020

Press release

Be-Hookd Digital, the reactive digital agency for the stars of Entertainment, Lifestyle and Music, triumphed as the Social Media Agency...

Skepta, Octavian & Arlo Parks announced for online live series, hosted by newly-launched platform On Air

15 September 2020

Press release

Three of Britain’s best artists - Skepta, Octavian and Arlo Parks - have been handpicked for a unique weekend of...

Music licensing company, PPL PRS Limited is hoping to 'Restore the Rhythm' to UK business

15 September 2020

Press release

PPL PRS Limited, the Leicester-based music licensing company is launching a campaign to encourage businesses to get back to their...

The Rockonteurs - A new podcast by Gary Kemp & Guy Pratt

15 September 2020

Press release

  SPANDAU BALLET SONGWRITER, MUSICIAN & ACTOR GARY KEMP ALONG WITH HIS SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS BAND MATE BASSIST, COMPOSER, COMEDIAN, AUTHOR...

Dave Stewart of Eurythmics signs UK artist to own record label

15 September 2020

Press release

Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart recently announced the winner of the Trackd songwriting competition for...

UK music piracy landscape: Usage of stream-ripping services increases 1390% in three years

15 September 2020

Press release

  Stream-ripping sites now account for 80.2% of the 50 most popular music-only infringing piracy sites BitTorrent sites less prevalent due to...

Perfect Havoc signs global singles deal with Just Kiddin

15 September 2020

Press release

  London indie imprint, Perfect Havoc, has signed a deal with the respected house music duo, Just Kiddin for the global release of three singles with the...

You can now list virtual events on Spotify

15 September 2020

Press release

  We're making it easy for your fans to tune in wherever you are and wherever they are.  Over the past six...

Atlantic Records signs deal with Tion Wayne

14 September 2020

Press release

  Atlantic Records UK has today announced the signing of North London rapper, Tion Wayne, to a long-term artist deal.  This summer, Atlantic...

Rotor Videos hires senior business development execs, marks significant growth during pandemic

14 September 2020

Press release

  Music industry heavyweights Alex Branson and Pj Dulay join the company. In lockdown, triple-digit revenue growth achieved and 55%+ user registrations.  Rotor...

TikTok - Marking the 100m user milestone in Europe

14 September 2020

Press release

  Rich Waterworth, General Manager, Europe - TikTok   Against the backdrop of the extraordinary times we're all living through, it's also been...

Warner Chappell Music has announced the promotion of Shani Gonzales to Managing Director of Warner Chappell Music UK

14 September 2020

Press release

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, announced today the promotion of Shani Gonzales to Managing...

UK Music appoints Jamie Njoku-Goodwin as new Chief Executive

14 September 2020

Press release

UK Music, the collective voice of the UK music industry, has announced Jamie Njoku-Goodwin will be its new chief executive.  Jamie...

New chapter for Motown Records with UK label launch

14 September 2020

Press release

ROB PASCOE NAMED MANAGING DIRECTOR, AFRYEA HENRY-FONTAINE BECOMES MARKETING DIRECTOR OF NEW MOTOWN UK TEAM   Motown president Ethiopia Habtemariam and EMI...

Breakthrough Voisey Artist Signs to Island and Warner/Chappell

14 September 2020

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poutyface Inks Major Recording and Publishing Deals   Olivia Knight, the artist known as poutyface, who gained significant profile through the music...

Tom Grennan to perform exclusive virtual show live from O2 Academy Brixton on Friday 2 October

14 September 2020

Press release

Tom Grennan will perform live to fans around the world on Friday 2nd October in an exclusive virtual gig streamed...

Bob Stuart awarded Prince Philip Medal by Royal Academy of Engineering

14 September 2020

Press release

Prestigious award presented to Founder of MQA for Career of Innovations Bob Stuart, creator of MQA and co-founder of Meridian Audio,...

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