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Reservoir launches office in Nashville and recruits music publishing executive John Ozier to head operations

02 April 2019

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Reservoir has announced the launch of its fifth global office, expanding to Nashville, Tennessee and the addition of key Creative...

Foals at The Great Escape

02 April 2019

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FOALS   CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE TRANSGRESSIVE 15TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE GREAT ESCAPE  SPOTLIGHT SHOW  |  CONCORDE 2  |  FRIDAY 10 MAY  SUPPORTED BY SPECIAL GUESTS BLAENAVON & BONIFACE  TICKETS ON SALE...

Warner/Chappell officially unveils new leadership

02 April 2019

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Guy Moot Named Co-Chair & CEO; Joins Carianne Marshall, Co-Chair and COO   Warner/Chappell Music officially announces its new leadership. Effective today,...

Bauer Media CEO UK and European Radio Paul Keenan calls for the entire radio industry to unite

02 April 2019

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Bauer Media CEO Paul Keenan opened Radiodays Europe today calling for commercial and public service broadcasters to unite and adopt...

MÖTLEY CRÜE’S THE DIRT SOUNDTRACK

02 April 2019

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THE MOMENTUM CONTINUES WORLDWIDE! MÖTLEY CRÜE’S THE DIRT SOUNDTRACK AND CATALOG REACHING 2000% INCREASE IN SALES   #10 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 FOR THE...

Deezer takes K-Pop Global with new K-Pop channel

02 April 2019

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Deezer, the global music streaming service, is taking K-Pop music to new audiences with the launch of a brand new...

AWAL signs worldwide deal with leading independent label, B-Unique

02 April 2019

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AWAL Partners with A&R Driven Label Ready to Launch Exciting New Artists AWAL, Kobalt’s recording company, today announced an exclusive...

Damaris Rex-Taylor and Phil Youngman join RCA Records

02 April 2019

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David Dollimore, President of RCA Records UK, has today announced two key appointments at the label. Damaris Rex-Taylor will be...

IFPI Global Music Report: Global recorded music revenues grow 9.7%

02 April 2019

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- Total streaming revenues grew 34.0% to nearly half of all revenue, driven by paid streaming- Latin America shows highest...

Comments on IFPI’s Global Music Report

02 April 2019

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John Aalbers, 7digital’s newly appointed CEO, commenting on IFPI’s Global Music Report said: “The IFPI report shows positive growth in...

Pex Introduces its New, Free Attribution Engine to Connect Creators, Copyright, and Content Seamlessly

02 April 2019

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People are creating content that gets picked up by everyone from their followers and friends to the traditional media. Yet...

Quotes from the AMP London Conference

02 April 2019

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WHERE ARE ALL THE FEMALE BOSSES?Telling examples of how gender inequality is hard to shift but changing perceptions, stereotypes and...

Universal Music signs publishing deal with Magnificence, one of the most promising newcomers in Electronic Music

02 April 2019

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Universal Music Publishing recently signed a publishing deal with Dutch DJ/producer duo Magnificence. The duo, hailing from the Netherlands, is...

AWAL Signs Worldwide Recordings Deal With Alt-Pop Artist Millie Turner

01 April 2019

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AWAL Inks Deal With Rising Star After Seeing Success on Singles "Eyes On You" & "Night Running" AWAL, Kobalt's recording company,...

Kate Shepherd named MD, Entertainment Programming, Warner Music UK

31 March 2019

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 Award-winning creative and commercial executive expands Warner’s global network of original content expertise   Kate Shepherd has been appointed to the newly...

Pop songs are getting shorter and longer songs are becoming less popular, according to record label study

30 March 2019

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- The length of the average number one song has shrunk by almost one fifth over the past two decades...

MelodyVR release a group of new shows, including The Streets’ riotous Brixton Academy comeback

28 March 2019

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MelodyVR are adding five new incredible gigs to their VR collection: users of the platform will be able to immerse...

ACCESS and 7digital partner to power the automotive connected radio revolution

28 March 2019

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ACCESS CO., LTD and 7digital have announced a partnership to bring cutting-edge connected radio services into the car. The collaboration will see 7digital’s...

AVA Belfast announce the first wave of names for their free conference and festival day

28 March 2019

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AVA announce the first wave of names to their free conference programme on 31st May - 1st June 2019. Heading...

Warner Music Group strikes innovative deal with Nigeria’s leading label Chocolate City

28 March 2019

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Partnership Creates New Opportunities for African Talent Around the World, as well as for Global Superstars in Africa Warner Music...

Kobalt continues rapid growth

28 March 2019

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Company Gross Collections Grew 30% to $494M Last Year and Expects Over $600M This YearKobalt Accelerates Investment in Global Growth...

The Ivors Academy launch

28 March 2019

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Launch address from Crispin Hunt, Chair(the below are his reference notes)   This year we celebrate our 75 anniversary of the formation...

Universal Music Publishing Group promotes Tom Foster to Head of Film & TV, Europe

28 March 2019

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  Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publishing company, today announced that Tom Foster has been promoted to Head of...

Brighton Music Conference reveals programme & evening events for BMC19

27 March 2019

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Brighton Music Conference (BMC19) has announced its programme of panel discussions, talks and seminars from across the music, nightlife, tech...

Jean-Michel Jarre: European Parliament has given creators a fairer deal in the digital world

26 March 2019

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CISAC President and electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre commented today on the vote by the European Parliament to adopt the...

European parliament approves copyright reform in landmark vote

26 March 2019

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The European parliament voted today to bring copyright rules up to date. 348 MEPs voted in favour, 274 against and...

EU Copyright Directive will help create a better and fairer digital world

26 March 2019

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CISAC Director-General Gadi Oron today commented on the adoption of the EU Copyright Directive:“The European Union has laid the foundation...

Statement on the European Parliament plenary vote on the Copyright Directive

26 March 2019

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Following today’s plenary vote in the European Parliament, Frances Moore, CEO, IFPI, commented: “We thank lawmakers for their efforts in navigating...

Warner Music UK hires Nina Bhagwat as Head of Inclusion & Diversity

26 March 2019

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New senior role created to accelerate positive change across business Warner Music UK has today announced that Nina Bhagwat has joined...

Spotify to Acquire Parcast, a Premier Podcast Storytelling Studio

26 March 2019

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Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT), the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, today announced that it has entered into a...

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