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SESAC Presents: 2024 Annual Songwriting Workshop in association with Fairwood Music Publishing

08 May 2024

Press release

SESAC hosted its annual songwriting workshop on April 24 -26, in association with Fairwood Music Publishing. The camp took place...

Rough Trade Announces Parternship with Cambridge Audio

08 May 2024

Press release

Independent music retailer has announced its partnership with British music and audio pioneer, Cambridge Audio. The sound systems at Rough Trade’s...

Vamos a Brighton! The final Spain lead country line-up at The Great Escape 2024 is announced

08 May 2024

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¡Vamos a Brighton! The final Spain lead country line-up at The Great Escape 2024 is announced, including Spanish Wave showcases,...

BSI Merch launches H.O.M.E

08 May 2024

Press release

A MUSIC INDUSTRY CO-WORKING HUB IN LONDON Andy Allen, the founder of international music merchandising and tech company BSI Merch (formerly...

Amy Winehouse's parents receive BRIT Billion Award, on behalf of their daughter, in celebration of Amy's music reaching one Billion UK streams

08 May 2024

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Mitch and Janis presented with the Award as new feature film BACK TO BLACK hits cinemas Amy Winehouse has posthumously received...

KOR Protocol Launches, Unleashes Digital Culture's Next Boom in Interactive, Fan-Driven Creativity

08 May 2024

Press release

KOR Protocol enables creators to combine blockchain and AI to transform their IP into diverse interactive media formats, including music,...

South By Southwest is heading to London in June 2025

08 May 2024

Press release

sxswlondon.com WORLD'S LEADING FESTIVAL CELEBRATING CREATIVITY AND TECHNOLOGY EXPANDS WITH EUROPEAN EDITION   South by Southwest® (SXSW®), the world's leading festival celebrating the convergence of...

Impala welcomes first Ukrainian member, independent record label Pomitni

08 May 2024

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Ahead of Europe Day, held every year on the 9th of May to celebrate peace and unity across the region, IMPALA welcomes its first member...

Logic Pro takes music-making to the next level with new AI features

08 May 2024

Press release

Session Players, Stem Splitter, and ChromaGlow make Logic Pro for iPad and Mac smarter than ever Apple today unveiled the all-new...

Frontiers Label Group names Head of A&R of North America

08 May 2024

Press release

TOM LIPSKY TAKES THE CREATIVE HELM IN THE PRIORITY MARKET FOR THE CUTTING-EDGE ITALIAN ROCK AND METAL LABEL   Frontiers Label Group announced Tom Lipsky has...

BMG names Kristal McKanders Dube to lead global corporate communications

08 May 2024

Press release

  BMG has appointed Kristal McKanders Dube to lead its Global Corporate Communications. An accomplished communications executive and media strategist with...

Pulse Music Group promotes Annie Aberle to SVP/Head of Creative for Publishing Division

08 May 2024

Press release

  Scott Cutler and Josh Abraham, co-CEOs of PULSE Music Group and Ashley Calhoun, President, PULSE Music Group today announced the promotion of Annie Aberle to...

Equals Money to power innovative new financial management platform, Chorus TM

08 May 2024

Press release

The new platform will offer entertainment managers fast and secure UK and international payments, real time spend reporting, streamlined reconciliation...

Gabb Launches Gabb Music+, a Premium Safe Music Streaming Service for Kids

07 May 2024

Press release

To lead this expansion, the company has recruited an all-star team in Nashville with experience from Disney, Sony, iHeartMedia, CBS...

PRS for Music partners with The BRIT School to support craft of songwriting and talent pipeline

07 May 2024

Press release

The BRIT School is thrilled that PRS for Music, a world-leading music collective management organisation representing the rights of more...

Rebel With A Cause - The forthcoming book from the legendary music-industry executive Darcus Beese

07 May 2024

Press release

Published 15 August by Nine Eight Books in hardback, eBook and audiobook    ‘Rebel With A Cause’ is the remarkable story of Darcus Beese:...

Bereaved mum begins 200 mile walk from Manchester Arena to Downing Street urging PM to keep his promise to make country safer

07 May 2024

Press release

  The bereaved mother of Martyn Hett, one of 22 innocent people killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack, will set...

BMG appoints Sarah Mitchell to head UK and European Rights & Royalties

07 May 2024

Press release

BMG has appointed operations and customer service leader Sarah Mitchell to be responsible for its Rights and Royalties operations across...

Chart-topping Pianist Alexis Ffrench joins music charity Restore The Music as Ambassador

07 May 2024

Press release

Alexis led masterclasses this week with 100 schoolchildren at Steinway as part of unique learning opportunities for RTM grantee schools...

Stormzy and Adidas announce #Merkyfc HQ: a new multi-purpose centre providing opportunities for Londoners across football, music & gaming

03 May 2024

Press release

  #MerkyFC HQ, which is located in Stormzy’s home borough of Croydon, will be a centre of opportunity for young people...

Steve Redmond to step down as BMG Global Head of Communications

03 May 2024

Press release

BMG EVP Global Corporate Communications Steve Redmond is to step down from the company after 12 years. The highly-regarded communications leader and media...

It’s official! Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is vinyl’s Greatest Hit

02 May 2024

Press release

The Official Chart Company chart puts the legendary band at Number 1 in a countdown of this century’s best-selling vinyl...

Sony Music Group artists and songwriters unite in campaign to boost youth voter turnout for EU elections

02 May 2024

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Backed by European artists and songwriters, Sony Music Group’s ‘YOUR VOICE, YOUR POWER, YOUR VOTE’ campaign launches across the European Union...

Audio AI expert Ircam Amplify unveils groundbreaking software to identify AI-generated tracks

02 May 2024

Press release

First of its kind independent tool brings greater transparency on AI music to the global music industry   Ircam Amplify, the global...

NME Marks Year of Championing Emerging Talent with London Celebration Alongside Outernet

02 May 2024

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The Cover Turns 1: NME Marks One Year of Championing Emerging Talent On The Cover with a Month of Celebrations,...

OpenPlay Teams with Stem to Expand Direct Delivery Service for Seamless Music and Video Distribution

02 May 2024

Press release

  OpenPlay Inc., provider of the music industry’s leading platform for asset and catalog management, is expanding its Direct Delivery offering...

Songkick enters strategic partnership with Shoobs

02 May 2024

Press release

Songkick, the leading concert discovery app, has teamed-up with Black music and culture ticketing and marketing company Shoobs. The deal...

Universal Music Group and TikTok Announce New Licensing Agreement

02 May 2024

Press release

  Universal Music Group, the world-leader in music-based entertainment and TikTok today announce a new multi-dimensional licensing agreement that will deliver...

Audio Technology Startup RoEx Wins £1/4 million Grant From Innovate UK

02 May 2024

Press release

Awarded maximum funding in competition for AI development projects to strengthen UK music sector Queen Mary spin-out aims to unlock new...

The Isle of Wight Festival Exhibition ‘EXPERIENCE 25’

02 May 2024

Press release

Coming to Newport this summer!  From June 3rd to July 29th.   Did you know that this year is the 25th Isle of Wight...

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