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Stand Up To Cancer @ Union Chapel to take place on 6 February

09 January 2023

Press release

The illustrious charity gig, Stand Up To Cancer @ Union Chapel returns in 2023. Taking place on Monday February 6th,just...

LIVE music industry reaction to Energy Bill Relief Scheme Reduction

09 January 2023

Press release

“The average energy bill for live music venues has gone up by nearly 300% which is leading to permanent venue...

The best record cover artwork of 2022 – winners announced

06 January 2023

Press release

  This evening, Art Vinyl reveals the winners of the 18th Best Art Vinyl Award, the definitive annual art prize for...

Bring on The BRITs with Mastercard: The 2023 Nominations

06 January 2023

Press release

Watch on Thursday 12th January from 4pm The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard today announce details of Bring on The BRITs...

One Media iP Group Plc - Trading Update

06 January 2023

Press release

Core business trading in line with expectations against positive industry backdrop   One Media iP (AIM: OMIP), the digital media content provider...

BPI’s Sophie Jones promoted to new expanded role of Chief Strategy Officer

05 January 2023

Press release

Trade association’s former Director of Public Affairs to also act as Interim Chief Executive            ...

Calvin Harris to perform special immersive concert experience on TikTok LIVE

05 January 2023

Press release

  TikTok is excited to announce an immersive concert experience featuring GRAMMY Award-winning & multi-platinum selling DJ-Producer Calvin Harris.  Premiering Friday, January...

Flo named winner of BBC Radio 1 Sound of 2023 poll

05 January 2023

Press release

R&B group Flo have been named winner of the BBC Radio 1 Sound of 2023 poll.The London-formed three-piece girl group,...

Exhibition venue NEC Birmingham joins festival associations

05 January 2023

Press release

  The NEC Birmingham, part of the NEC Group, has joined the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) and the Association of...

British artists in a historic clean sweep of 2022’s Official Top 10 singles… while 150 billion audio streams are surpassed in a calendar year for the first time

04 January 2023

Press release

  British artists accounted for all the Top 10 of the end-of-year Official Singles Chart of 2022 – the first such...

Shazam shares 2023 predictions and spotlights 10 artists to watch

04 January 2023

Press release

  Every day, Shazam receives tens of millions of requests from users around the world who want to know more about...

Reservoir brings De La Soul’s iconic catalog to streaming platforms

03 January 2023

Press release

Grammy-winning hip-hop trio releases back catalog on all streaming services for the first time ever  As announced by the Grammy-winning hip-hop...

ESNS Exchange presents final 2022 results

03 January 2023

Press release

With the pandemic still fresh on our minds, we are more than happy to say that ESNS Exchange ran a...

Christmas 2022 - News from the break

30 December 2022

Press release

RotD's daily email returns on 3 January. Below is the key news and features covering 20 December-2 January. ————————————————————————NEWS BBC Radio 1's Sound...

BPI Chief Executive and BPI Chair honoured in New Year's Honours

30 December 2022

Press release

BPI congratulates Geoff Taylor on his award for services to music and YolanDa Brown on her award for services to...

Peter Leathem, PPL CEO, awarded OBE in New Year Honours List

30 December 2022

Press release

In his Majesty the King's New Year Honours List, Peter Leathem has been awarded the honour of Officer of the...

Album success in 2022 has been shared across the nations and regions of the UK....

29 December 2022

Press release

  ....while new album releases lead a predicted 15th successive annual uplift in vinyl LP sales, with eight of the year's Top 10...

New releases lead a predicted 15th successive annual uplift in vinyl LP sales, with eight of the year's Top 10 sellers released in 2022

29 December 2022

Press release

  Newly-released albums are claiming an ever greater share of vinyl LP sales, with the year's 10 biggest sellers to date set...

AI Music Search Specialist AIMS API Boosts Its Management Team

20 December 2022

Press release

By appointing Katie Thompson to the position of Marketing Manager, AIMS is further enhancing its leading role in the future...

Beabadoobee revealed as Independent Venue Week’s final 10th anniversary Ambassador

19 December 2022

Press release

www.independentvenueweek.com @IVW_UK (Twitter and Instagram) @independentvenueweek (Facebook) #IVW23 #10yearsofIVW    The former BRITS Rising Star nominee joins our other Ambassador, Philip Selway (Radiohead) alongside...

IMPEL and Sacem renew their partnership for four years

19 December 2022

Press release

Organisations extend administration deal, which also spans, technical and strategic matters IMPEL has renewed its administration deal with French collection society...

ROXi joins forces with Simon Cowell, Samsung, Rockefeller and prepares for worldwide rollout

19 December 2022

Press release

Simon Cowell joins ROXi team as curator Samsung signs as ROXi TV distribution partner ROXi prepares for international rollout of TV App Rockefeller...

BPI to launch BRIT Billion award in new landmark for BRIT Certified scheme

16 December 2022

Press release

New award celebrating One Billion UK streams also marks BPI's 50th anniversary in 2023   The BPI – the voice of independent and...

DjHistory.com relaunches after 20 years

16 December 2022

Press release

DjHistory is the brainchild of authors Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton; established in 1999 with the purpose of preserving dance...

UROK Management closes the year with a wave of new hires and promotions

16 December 2022

Press release

  Two new hires and four internal promotions strengthen UROK’s London-based team Future to focus on digital media marketing and strategy as...

Billie Eilish at the O2

16 December 2022

Press release

BILLIE EILISH LIVE AT THE O2 (EXTENDED CUT) COMING TO MOVIE THEATERS WORLDWIDE FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY EXTENDED...

FUGA announces partnership with Polyvinyl, launches global Catalog team

15 December 2022

Press release

● Deal to include digital distribution and full suite of marketing services ● Polyvinyl also sign global partnership with Downtown...

Inaugural LIVE awards celebrate live music industry achievements in 2022

15 December 2022

Press release

  The UK live music industry came together last night for the inaugural LIVE Awards to celebrate outstanding talent and achievements...

MMF reveals Student Trailblazer for 2022

15 December 2022

Press release

  Khush Quiney, currently studying at Middlesex University, becomes the second winner of the MMF's award for educational excellence The MMF's Educational...

Warner Music India Signs Indian Breakout Artist King

15 December 2022

Press release

Warner Music India signs popular Indian singer and performer King to its esteemed artist roster. This partnership was kicked off...

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