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Former Burberry Director of Music launches LSTNR

25 January 2023

Press release

With a focus on Helping Brands Sound Better   LSTNR is a creative music studio, led by former Burberry Director of Music, Dave Chase with...

Adam Gardiner joins Concord Music Publishing as Senior Vice President of International Sync

25 January 2023

Press release

  Concord Music Publishing today announces the appointment of Adam Gardiner as Senior Vice President, International Sync with immediate effect. Gardiner joins from Universal...

Cyanite launches technology that can find music based on full text for the first time

25 January 2023

Press release

AI-powered music tagging and search firm Cyanite launches Free Text Search which provides users with a completely new and intuitive...

Sanderson Rasjid ‘Top’ Topham

25 January 2023

Press release

3rd July 1947 – 23rd January 2023 Sanderson Rasjid, born Anthony ‘Top’ Topham passed away peacefully on Monday January 23rd surrounded...

PRS for Music publishes 2022 Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap Report

24 January 2023

Press release

PRS for Music has today published its Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap Report, covering data from 2022. This is the...

Hipgnosis Song Management acquires Justin Bieber song catalogue

24 January 2023

Press release

Hipgnosis Song Management (‘Hipgnosis’ or the ‘Company’), which offers investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated intellectual property rights,...

Warner Chappell Production Music expands to Brazil

24 January 2023

Press release

Renato Moraes joins to launch the new operation   Warner Chappell Production Music (WCPM) today announced its expansion into Brazil with a...

Sparks return to Island Records for release of 26th studio album

24 January 2023

Press release

Most other musicians, when they've been working for over half a century, are resting on their laurels, basking in the...

Lizzo, David Guetta & Becky Hill & Ella Henderson confirmed to perform at The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard

24 January 2023

Press release

Saturday 11th February, The O2 arena Exclusively broadcast on ITV1 and ITVX   The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard today announce two more performances...

AEG comment on MSG Sphere and London Legacy Development Corporation’s Planning Decisions Committee

24 January 2023

Press release

Further to tonight's decision by the London Legacy Development Corporation's Planning Decisions Committee in relation to the MSG Sphere, please...

Musicians, make some noise: Call to musicians across the country to take part in the first Musicians’ Census

23 January 2023

Press release

Musicians in the UK are being urged to take part in the first Musicians’ Census, launched by the Help Musicians...

Ultra International Music Publishing announces acquisition of Zaytoven catalogue & new futures deal

23 January 2023

Press release

New Deal Agreed with Drake/Future/Gucci Mane/Migos/Travis Scott Songwriter & Producer   Ultra International Music Publishing (‘UIMP’), the leading independent publishers of Hip-Hop,...

Warner Music's global catalog division and Yes announce milestone deal

23 January 2023

Press release

Warner Acquires Recorded Music Rights to YES' Complete Atlantic Records Catalog  Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Remain One of the...

Artist Morgan Howell rocking up in London's Soho

23 January 2023

Press release

Artist Morgan Howell today announces a new exhibition in London's Soho - paying tribute to the world's most rock 'n'...

Interstellar Music Services launches new rights management venture to champion and support artists and songwriters

23 January 2023

Press release

Kobalt's David Wille and BMG's Sarah Bargiela join cofounders Andy Robinson and Sean Stockdale on senior leadership team     Interstellar Music Services...

Sold-out edition of ESNS brings industry, artists and audience together

22 January 2023

Press release

The 37th edition of ESNS, the showcase festival and conference, has come to a close. Celebrating the return of a...

Dua Lipa receives Excellence Award at ESNS23

22 January 2023

Press release

ESNS presented pop sensation Dua Lipa with The ESNS Excellence Award during the keynote with Dugi & Dua Lipa. The...

Cat Burns - Confirmed to perform at The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard

22 January 2023

Press release

Saturday 11th February, The O2 arena Exclusively broadcast on ITV1 and ITVX   The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard today confirm that platinum-selling singer/songwriter Cat...

Warner Chappell Music Philippines announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with ABS-CBN Music

20 January 2023

Press release

Warner Chappell Music Philippines announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with ABS-CBN Music, under ABS-CBN Film Productions,...

Downtown-owned FUGA partners with Marathon Music Group

19 January 2023

Press release

FUGA takes on suite of services for the acclaimed independent label group, including physical distribution, marketing and sync for all...

AIM Sync 2023 reveals speaker lineup featuring Amazon, Beggars, Ninja Tune, Leland & HotHouse Music

19 January 2023

Press release

The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has unveiled the lineup for AIM Sync 2023, the UK’s leading global sync conference...

The Rolling Stones & Mick Jagger join TikTok with Keith Richards

19 January 2023

Press release

Start Me Up... The Rolling Stones are now playing on TikTok!  An iconic band that needs no introduction, The Rolling Stones...

Riccardo Loda has been promoted to become Head of A&R at Warner Chappell Music Italy

19 January 2023

Press release

Riccardo Loda has been promoted to become Head of A&R at Warner Chappell Music Italy, part of the music publishing...

Recording industry successful in first ever stream ripping blocking case in India

19 January 2023

Press release

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, alongside IMI, representing music labels in India, have together coordinated...

Hot Chip, Sherelle, Heléna Star, and David Rudnick join top industry execs for AVA London 2023

19 January 2023

Press release

AVA, the UK’s leading festival and conference which celebrates the strong current of electronic music and digital visual arts, can...

Music Moves Europe Awards 2023 winners announced!

19 January 2023

Press release

Schmyt (Germany), July Jones (Slovenia), Oska (Austria), Kids Return (France), and Queralt Lahoz (Spain) are the winners of the Music...

Live industry groups join forces on Europe-wide fan campaign for safe ticket resale

18 January 2023

Press release

  Upcoming “Make Tickets Fair!” campaign to be unveiled to industry at Eurosonic  Will warn fans of dangers of buying resale tickets...

Festival Congress returns to Bristol in February

18 January 2023

Press release

Full programme revealed with speakers from Ticketsellers, Tysers, Attitude Is Everything, Beat Blocks, Bankier Sloan, TheWRD, Team Love and more.   Festival Congress...

Amazon Music announce ‘Rock Scene presents You Me At Six’ - featuring exclusive first performances of tracks from the band’s forthcoming album

18 January 2023

Press release

Amazon Music today announce ‘Rock Scene presents You Me At Six’ - an intimate in person and livestreamed show at...

Richie Hawtin, aka Plastikman, unveils details of PhD Scholarship at the University of Huddersfield

18 January 2023

Press release

A PhD Scholarship in the name of electronic musician, DJ and techno pioneer Richie Hawtin, aka Plastikman, has now been...

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