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Amazon Music Brings Spatial Audio to More Customers Than Ever Before

19 October 2021

Press release

Starting today, Amazon Music Unlimited customers can listen to spatial audio on more devices than ever before—including their existing headphones—with...

Hit-Making Country Duo LOCASH Ink Publishing Deal With BMG

19 October 2021

Press release

Renewed Partnership Follows a Streak of Hits, With a New Chapter Ahead Chart-topping Country duo LOCASH have extended their global publishing agreement with BMG. Announcing...

Meet @TheBeatles: the Fab Four brings their music to TikTok

18 October 2021

Press release

Nearly 60 years after scoring their first-ever number one hit, The Beatles hold a special place in the hearts of music listeners...

Music Industry Mondays is back

18 October 2021

Press release

A weekly guest talk & discussion evening in association with UK Music. This Monday we're discussing the Creative Industries and...

Apple introduces the Apple Music Voice Plan

18 October 2021

Press release

The new music experience, designed exclusively for Siri, is just £4.99 per month Apple today announced the Apple Music Voice Plan,...

Reservoir announces global publishing deal with #1 and Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé

18 October 2021

Press release

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

UK Music Calls For Government Action To Boost Recovery As New Report Reveals Covid Wiped Out One In Three Music Jobs

18 October 2021

Press release

UK Music, the collective voice of the UK music industry, unveiled its This Is Music 2021 annual report. It reveals the devastating impact...

Innovative female-focused music careers service The Cat’s Mother Network partners with PPL to host live London ‘speed meeting’ day for Leicester-based students

18 October 2021

Press release

  Mentoring organisation The Cat’s Mother Network and music licensing company PPL today announce the second instalment of their 2021 regional...

Billy Porter makes debut under joint partnership between Island UK and Republic Records

15 October 2021

Press release

GRAMMY®, EMMY®, and Tony® Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, playwright, and author Billy Porter unveils a brand new single entitled “Children” today. The single marks Billy’s...

Reservoir invests in audio entertainment company Audio Up

15 October 2021

Press release

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) (“Reservoir” or the “Company”), an award-winning independent music company, announces an investment in audio entertainment...

Two new recipients announced for the 2021 Artist & Manager Awards, in association with Soundcloud

15 October 2021

Press release

  Amy Morgan to receive Manager of the Year, sponsored by YouTube Music, for her work with Glass Animals The Black Music...

Andrea Bocelli signs exclusive global partnership with Universal Music Group

15 October 2021

Press release

 NEW EXPANDED MULTI-DIMENSIONAL AGREEMENT TO FURTHER UNDERLINE HIS RECORD-BREAKING ACHIEVEMENTS AS TODAY’S MOST SUCCESSFUL CLASSICAL SINGER  UMG WILL SUPPORT THE ICONIC...

RCRDSHP hires Peter Wohelski, electronic music industry veteran

15 October 2021

Press release

RCRDSHP is announcing the hire of Peter Wohelski (ex-Beatport and Symphonic Distribution). In his new role at RCRDSHP, Wohelski will...

Yen Strange releases new single and announces signing to Liberation Records and Mushroom Music Publishing globally

14 October 2021

Press release

Following on from the release of her debut single ‘Donnie Darko’ in July and an alluring remix from Manchester quartet...

Paolo Nutini is the #1 most played Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award artist

14 October 2021

Press release

PPL compiles a special chart to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the SAY Award   Today UK music licensing company PPL celebrates...

Break in Case of Arts Emergency

14 October 2021

Press release

Major Arts Institutions Come Together in Support as Giant 'Break in Case of Arts Emergency' Boxes Appear Across the UK...

Colin Campbell-Austin appointed as Head of Inclusion and Employee Experience at PRS for Music

14 October 2021

Press release

  PRS for Music is pleased to announce that Colin Campbell-Austin has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of...

Bauer Media Audio to broadcast exclusive Coldplay concert to more than 40 million fans across Europe

14 October 2021

Press release

  Concert to be broadcast on 13 Bauer Media Audio radio brands across eight countries. Broadcast to reach more than 40 million...

Festicket appoints new CEO Benjamin Leaver ahead of major growth drive as Co-founder Zack Sabban becomes President

13 October 2021

Press release

Ahead of what will be one of the busiest and most exciting years ever for the live music industry and...

The Music Producers Guild Announces full list of 2021 Awards Winners

13 October 2021

Press release

Inflo awarded UK Producer Of The Year and UK Writer-Producer Of The Year   Following an extensive social media campaign, The Music...

Bucks signs Baby Strange frontman Johnny Madden

13 October 2021

Press release

Madden has worked with the likes of Spyres, Pretty Preachers Club, Pleasure Heads, Dogtooth, Sophie Wood and The Dunts   Bucks Music...

Eugy drops Your Touch NFT Via Eco-Friendly NFT Platform Serenade

13 October 2021

Press release

Afro-beat legend Eugy releases his first-ever NFT exclusively with Serenade.  The NFT will unlock the opportunity for the auction winner to...

Black Lives in Music Survey reveals systemic racism in UK Music Industry

13 October 2021

Press release

Black Lives in Music (BLiM) have released the results and findings of their survey - Being Black in the UK...

Elton John sets new Official UK Chart record as the first artist to score a Top 10 single in six different decades

13 October 2021

Press release

New single Cold Heart (Pnau Remix) sets sights on Number 1 www.officialcharts.com/p/34213 Elton John sets a new record as the only act...

British Rock Artist The Kut, Signs Major US Deal That Includes Her London-Based Criminal Records Label

13 October 2021

Press release

  British rock artist The Kut has announced signing a US distribution deal with Amplified - for her hotly anticipated second...

MDLBEAST’s XP announces conference program - Three-day music conference aims to accelerate the music industry in the region and beyond.

13 October 2021

Press release

Music professionals and fans from across the region can purchase their tickets for MDLBEAST’s music conference, XP. The three-day event...

Featured Artists Coalition announces new artists to board of directors at 2021 Annual General Meeting

13 October 2021

Press release

The Featured Artist Coalition (FAC), the UK artist trade body, hosted its Annual General Meeting online at 15:00 BST today, Wednesday...

Abbey Road Studios announces further details of celebrations for its 90th anniversary week, w/c 8 November 2021

13 October 2021

Press release

ABBEY ROAD AMPLIFY EVENT FEATURING A RANGE OF TALKS, MASTERCLASSES, INTERACTIVE SESSIONS, LIVE PERFORMANCES & PANELS TO TAKE PLACE 11-12...

FEAT signs 30 strong joint statement to EU calling for stricter regulation of online marketplaces

12 October 2021

Press release

The Face-value European Alliance for Ticketing (FEAT) has joined a list of 30 signatories in a statement penned by the...

PPL announces restructured HR team to support increased focus on staff wellbeing

12 October 2021

Press release

  UK music licensing company PPL is today announcing a reorganisation of its HR operations to provide an increased focus on...

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