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Brazilian authorities coordinate large-scale action against infringing music services

22 June 2022

Press release

  Brazilian law enforcement authorities have coordinated a substantial series of actions as part of the fourth wave of ‘Operation 404’,...

FUGA powers up global Marketing Services team with a raft of senior hires and promotions

21 June 2022

Press release

  New hires, Helen Barrass and Ryan Stockwell strengthen company’s marketing services alongside additional new hires and promotions Melissa Fernie promoted to Head...

BPI analysis of year's biggest albums reveals breadth of music creativity across UK

21 June 2022

Press release

  - Nearly two-thirds of UK's top 300 albums come from domestic artists with roots in the regions and nations outside...

BOSS launches a unique capsule collection celebrating Freddie Mercury

21 June 2022

Press release

UNAPOLOGETICALLY BOSS: A NEW CAPSULE COLLECTION INSPIRED BY THE LEGENDARY FREDDIE MERCURY LAUNCHES AS PART OF THE BOSS LEGENDS SERIES...

DICE launches in Miami with Club Space

21 June 2022

Press release

DICE, the fast growing ticketing and event discovery platform today, officially launches in Miami, continuing its expansion in major cities...

Introducing Band Theme

21 June 2022

Press release

Artists and musicians, become acquainted with Band Theme; a professional and affordable website builder, offering a high-end solution to your...

Concord Music Publishing signs global publishing deal with dance music pioneer Carl Cox

21 June 2022

Press release

  Concord Music Publishing is delighted to announce the global signing of legendary DJ/Producer/Remixer and recording artist, the inimitable Carl Cox. Effective...

Gigrealm announces partnership with Ask For Clive

21 June 2022

Press release

New Pride Month Initiative Aims to Create Welcoming and Safe Spaces for the LGBTQ+ Community across the Hospitality Sector   London based...

DAACI AI Tech Sets Out to Revolutionise Music Composition

21 June 2022

Press release

  Award-winning DAACI has developed and filed a series of patents for its ground-breaking AI core tech which is set to...

Music Crowns TV announces MC Sessions with MOBO Unsung Class of 2022 star A30

21 June 2022

Press release

  MOBO Unsung: Class Of 2022 star Artist A30 (Pronounced As "Aeo") Is the latest artist to feature On Music Crowns,...

MCPR welcome new Head of Talent, Jack Delaney, to the team

21 June 2022

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THE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY RELOCATE TO SOMERSET HOUSE     MCPR have welcomed Jack Delaney as their new Head of Talent....

UK Music Launches Survey To Track Diversity of Music Industry

21 June 2022

Press release

The UK Music Workforce Diversity Survey tracks progress to boost diversity and inclusion in the UK’s music industry.  Led by UK...

Train strikes

21 June 2022

Press release

Jon Collins, CEO of LIVE (the voice of the UK’s live music business) said: “This is one of the biggest weekends...

2023 dates announced for the Isle of Wight festival

21 June 2022

Press release

15TH - 18TH JUNE 2023 EARLY BIRD TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY AT 8AM WWW.ISLEOFWIGHTFESTIVAL.COM   Fresh from a weekend of stellar music,...

Triumphant 2021 for Ed Sheeran as he is crowned the year’s Most Played Artist and ‘Bad Habits’ the Most Played Track

20 June 2022

Press release

UK music licensing company PPL announces its Most Played Charts of 2021, with Ed Sheeran ranked the most played artist...

Polydor President Ben Mortimer announces a series of key promotions at the label

20 June 2022

Press release

  Polydor Records President Ben Mortimer is delighted to announce some key promotions at the label. With immediate effect, Jodie Cammidge and Stephen Hallowes become co-Managing Directors, promoted from their...

Madlib, Arlo Parks, Japanese Breakfast Among Winners at 2022 A2IM Libera Awards

20 June 2022

Press release

  Last night, A2IM celebrated the strength of the independent music community at their annual Libera Awards, gathering artists, labels and...

Music Managers Forum AGM 2022: new board members announced

20 June 2022

Press release

  Niamh Byrne (Eleven Management), Stephen Taverner (East City Management) and Clare Wright (Blackstar Management) newly elected to the MMF board Jill...

PPL presents revenue recovery at Annual General Meeting 2022

20 June 2022

Press release

  At today’s PPL Annual General Meeting (AGM) Chief Executive Officer Peter Leathem presented the company’s positive 2021 financial results to...

Four Tet - MMF & FAC comment

20 June 2022

Press release

David Martin, CEO, Featured Artists Coalition & Annabella Coldrick, Chief Executive, Music Managers Forum   We're delighted to see that Kieran Hebden...

Josephine Stephenson signs to Wise Music Group

20 June 2022

Press release

  Wise Music Group has signed a long-term publishing agreement with French-British composer, arranger and performer Josephine Stephenson. Stephenson joins the...

Alev Lenz signs to Bosworth Music/Wise Music Group

20 June 2022

Press release

Alev Lenz, the German-Turkish Grammy nominated record producer, singer/songwriter and composer has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with Bosworth...

Vasco Mendonca signs to Wise Music Group

20 June 2022

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Wise Music Group has signed a long-term agreement with Portuguese composer Vasco Mendonça. Mendonça joins the roster of Éditions Alphonse...

Peter Scaping RIP

17 June 2022

Press release

30 November 1945 – 14 June 2022 (76 years)   We are sorry to share the sad news that our beloved friend and former...

Beatport Announces ReConnect Summit in New York City this September with First Wave of Partners: Audius, The Art of Areté, DanceSafe, PIXELYNX and Women in Music

17 June 2022

Press release

Beatport, the global leader of music for DJs, producers, and their fans, announced today that they will host the first-ever...

UK trade mission aims to boost British music in India

16 June 2022

Press release

Applications now being accepted for music mission to Mumbai  Download the Application form here – https://bit.ly/3O5Qd8a Deadline for Application 8th July 2022     The latest UK...

Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah honoured with NMPA award on eve of release of documentary exploring his most famous song

16 June 2022

Press release

  Hipgnosis Song Management, which offers investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated intellectual property rights, celebrates the National Music Publishers’ Association’s...

Festival Republic partners with Music Declares Emergency to bring renewable power to UK festival sites

16 June 2022

Press release

Groundbreaking commitment added to existing sustainability action on site   Festival Republic have announced they are to fund a new research project...

300 Entertainment names Rayna Bass & Selim Bouab Co-Presidents

16 June 2022

Press release

Admired Execs Assume Top Leadership Roles as Company Begins New Chapter   Rayna Bass and Selim Bouab have been promoted to Co-Presidents...

Activating Fandom: LANDR Challenges Turn Fans into A&R, Letting Them Curate and Co-Own Tracks

16 June 2022

Press release

The one-stop music creation platform now lets established artists and brands partner with creators and fans to create, release, own...

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