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2022 UK gender/racial disparity data report on UK radio

02 September 2022

Press release

An analysis of the Top 20 Domestic British Artists/Bands featured across UK radio stations Top 20 Airplay Charts during the...

Public Pressure launches web3 platform

02 September 2022

Press release

Groundbreaking, Carbon-Neutral, Media Company Aims to Transition Music to Web3 Patrick Moxey, Paul Sears & Charlie Rapino Added to Music Industry...

Warner Chappell Music announces new licensing deal with popular short-form video platform Kuaishou

02 September 2022

Press release

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) and China-based content and social platform Kuaishou have entered into a dynamic new licensing agreement to...

Playing a musical instrument shines light on a wide range of benefits for people living with Dementia, new study reveals

01 September 2022

Press release

  ‘Light Up My Life’ research results revealed today, during World Alzheimer’s Month, reinforcing research that shows how beneficial music is...

TEAC & gigmit team up to release the music of tomorrow in a unique way

01 September 2022

Press release

TEAC and gigmit collaborated in a project featuring six out of 200,000 international artists to showcase the essence of tomorrow's...

Ellie Goulding to be honoured with BMI President’s Award at the 2022 BMI London Awards

01 September 2022

Press release

GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED SINGER/SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER TEMS TO RECEIVE THE BMI IMPACT AWARD The Ceremony Also Celebrates the Top U.K. and European...

Kate Bush & Harry Styles Top Spotify’s 2022 Songs of Summer Lists

31 August 2022

Press release

  Spotify's most streamed songs of summer in the UK: "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" by Kate Bush "As it Was" by Harry...

UTA signs global Indian superstar AP Dhillon

31 August 2022

Press release

  Leading global talent, entertainment and sports company UTA has signed internationally recognized Indian singer, songwriter and record producer AP Dhillon...

Lewis Capaldi announces special TikTok LIVE from The O2 this Friday

31 August 2022

Press release

Lewis Capaldi has announced a special TikTok LIVE to take place during his headline show at The O2 in London this Friday. The global...

David Bowie to be honoured on the Music Walk Of Fame ahead of new documentary Moonage Daydream

31 August 2022

Press release

  Artist of a generation to be honoured with stone in Camden, on The Music Walk of Fame, in celebration of...

FUGA announces partnership with Odyssey Music Network; inks deal with Phat Penguin

31 August 2022

Press release

● FUGA will be handling both digital and physical distribution for Berlin-based Odyssey Music Network, whose roster includes Apocalyptica, Asaf...

NMPA, NSAI, and DiMA Announce Landmark Agreement for Phonorecords IV Proceeding

31 August 2022

Press release

Settlement delivers higher mechanical rates, bolsters support for songwriters  The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA), the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI),...

Cellist Abel Selaocoe becomes a new Ambassador and Abbey Road Studios MD Isabel Garvey joins the charity's Board of Trustees

30 August 2022

Press release

  The two inspiring musical innovators join Help Musicians to grow the charity's reach and impact across the UK  The appointments will...

UK Music Chief Warns Music Venues and Studios Face Closure Without Urgent Action To Tackle Crippling Energy Bills

30 August 2022

Press release

  UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin has warned music venues, studios and other music businesses face closure without swift action...

Tracklib Increases the Value of it’s current Subscriptions 5X, for Artists and Producers Sampling Real, Original Music

30 August 2022

Press release

Tracklib has greatly increased the value of their subscription tiers, without cost increases. With 5 times more downloads, Tracklib now...

Soundstripe Raises $9M Series B to Expand Music Solutions For Creators and Brands

30 August 2022

Press release

  Soundstripe, a leading provider of high-quality, royalty-free music, video, and sound effects for creators, has received $9 million in Series...

Music Women* Germany and Sony Music Germany announce winners of Female* Producer Prize

26 August 2022

Press release

Sony Music and Music Women* Germany (MW*G), the nationwide umbrella organization of all music women* and female-identifying and non-binary individuals have...

KINGSHIP and Mars Partner on Limited Edition M&M'S Featuring the World's First NFT Supergroup

25 August 2022

Press release

New KINGSHIP Video 'Rider - Chapter 2' Available HERE  Captain, KING, Arnell, Hud and 10:22PM will pay homage to M&M'S place in...

Hipgnosis Song Management Limited appoints Ben Katovsky as President and Chief Operating Officer

25 August 2022

Press release

  Ben Katovsky has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Hipgnosis Song Management Limited reporting directly to Chief Executive...

Three Six Zero Partners With Jazz Spinder’s Forward Motion Artists

25 August 2022

Press release

Three Six Zero have announced a partnership with international management company Forward Motion Artists.    The artist management company run by Jazz Spinder, with bases in...

Paul Reed to step down as CEO of AIF

24 August 2022

Press release

Reed to exit in November after 9 years at trade body  AIF begins search for successor   Paul Reed will step down as...

Universal Music Publishing Group appoints David Gray to head of the UMPG Global Creative Group

24 August 2022

Press release

   Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), Universal Music Group's leading global publishing division, today announced that respected publishing executive David Gray...

The Libertines and Lethal Bizzle to Perform At AIM Awards 2022

23 August 2022

Press release

  Indie legends The Libertines set to headline the Roundhouse on 28th September Special guest Lethal Bizzle to receive the Outstanding Contribution...

Kobalt Signs Tom Demac To Global Publishing Deal

23 August 2022

Press release

Kobalt today announced that it has signed Tom Demac to a worldwide publishing administration agreement, including global synch and creative...

Sean Stevens named VP, A&R and Head of Research & Analytics for Warner Records

23 August 2022

Press release

  Sean Stevens has been promoted to Vice President, A&R and Head of Research & Analytics for Warner Records. Based at...

Bandsintown Launches New Fan Management Suite, Giving Artists Free Tools to Own Fan Data and Manage Direct Fan Relationships

23 August 2022

Press release

Leveraging its built-in audience of 70M+ live music fans, the concert discovery platform adds free CRM capabilities that help artists...

Concord Music Publishing signs singer-songwriter Justin Wilson

23 August 2022

Press release

Today, Concord Music Publishing announced the signing of Nashville-based singer-songwriter Justin Wilson. The worldwide publishing agreement, effective immediately, will include Wilson’s future works. Originally...

LIVE launches major awards to recognise world-leading UK business talent

22 August 2022

Press release

A prestigious new awards ceremony has been launched today to celebrate outstanding individuals and companies across the UK’s world leading...

TaP Music has signed BRIT Award Winner Mabel to their management roster

21 August 2022

Press release

TaP Music are excited to announce the signing of BRIT Award Winner Mabel to their management roster. Joining the likes...

Mercury Prize Awards Show live performances + host announced

19 August 2022

Press release

  ●  2022 Mercury Prize with FREE NOW Awards Show is on Thursday, 8 September 2022 at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith ● ...

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