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Deezer HiFi Arrives on Mobile

18 November 2019

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Our Hifi service is now on your phone and web Calling all fans of high fidelity! We've just taken FLAC quality...

YMU Group Appoints Fiona McAuley as Head of Digital – UK Music

18 November 2019

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International artist management company YMU Group has appointed Fiona McAuley to the position of Head of Digital – UK Music.  Based...

Flutin Puts Emerging Artists Where They Need to Be: In Music Fans' Playlists

18 November 2019

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  App boosts indie musicians via AI-powered playlists and engaging UX  Austin-based Christophe Lavigne had been working on his music for years,...

Artist & Manager Awards 2019 - full list of winners announced

15 November 2019

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Surprise award for Stormzy, Tobe Onwuka & team #merky tops the biggest Artist & Manager Awards yet   - Nile Rodgers, Rebecca...

MelodyVR - new shows

15 November 2019

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All shows available in immersive 360° virtual reality via the MelodyVR app for smartphone or VR headset, at on.melodyvr.com/App   Khalid, The...

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

15 November 2019

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund was today welcomed to the London Stock Exchange to celebrate its successful admission to the Premium Segment...

Bastille re-records ‘Can’t fight this feeling’ for the new John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners joint Christmas TV advert, ‘Excitable Edgar’

15 November 2019

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John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners have teamed with Globe - Universal Music UK’s creative agency - to line up...

Communion sign new band HONEYMOAN

14 November 2019

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South Africa’s most exciting new export HONEYMOAN sign to Communion Records for the release of their second EP, ‘Weirdo’, and...

BMG to launch new label Modern Recordings

14 November 2019

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BMG today announced the launch of Modern Recordings, a label for new classical, jazz and electronic music, mostly instrumental but...

Bucks signs Soumik Datta to exclusive publishing deal

14 November 2019

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Composer and virtuoso Sarod player has collaborated with Beyonce, Jay-Z and the London Philharmonic OrchestraBucks Music Group has signed composer...

Can anyone match Freddie Mercury’s legendary voice?

14 November 2019

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Queen and YouTube Music are challenging fans to find out! New Google built AI-powered singing challenge -FreddieMeter-rates how closely fans can...

More added to the ESNS20 conference program

14 November 2019

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esns.nl New additions to the conference program include from Robbie Williams to Eurovision, Agent & Festival panels and Deezer. These add...

The Music Producers Guild Announces 2020 Awards Shortlist

14 November 2019

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STORMZY, IDLES, MARTA SALOGNI, NIGEL GODRICH The Music Producers Guild is excited to announce the shortlist for its 2020 Awards, which...

AIM report explores the changing face of modern distribution

13 November 2019

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AIM (The Association of Independent Music) is launching a groundbreaking new report in partnership with CMU Insights today, that will...

Extra Soul Perception

13 November 2019

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Extra Soul Perception (ESP.) is a creative collaboration that brings together innovative artists from the UK, Kenya and Uganda for...

International Live Music Conference launches 2020 edition

13 November 2019

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Second hotel site added as leading international live business event continues to grow2,000 live music professionals set to attend ILMC...

AWAL Hires Jennifer Kirell as Vice President, Catalog Marketing

13 November 2019

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AWAL Expands Global Marketing Capabilities to Support Artist Catalogues AWAL, Kobalt’s recording company, today announced the hire of Jennifer Kirell as...

Marathon Artists LABs Launches Third Music Tech Accelerator Focused on “Music Discovery"

13 November 2019

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Marathon Music Group will launch its third tech startup accelerator program, Marathon Artists LABs, in Q1 2020. Marathon Artists LABs, which...

Stereo Honey has signed a worldwide deal with W Songs, the in-house publishing arm of the Warner Music UK Sync team

12 November 2019

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Up-and-coming London-based Stereo Honey has signed a worldwide deal with W Songs, the in-house publishing arm of the Warner Music...

The MOBO Awards 2020

12 November 2019

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The MOBO Awards returns to its London home in a show stopping spectacular set to be bigger and bolder than...

Lewis Capaldi gets soaked playing Innuendo Bingo on Radio 1

12 November 2019

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Lewis Capaldi joins Scott Mills and Chris Stark on Radio 1 on Wednesday 13th November for a game of Innuendo...

ESNS adds 87 emerging artists to Eurosonic 2020 line-up

12 November 2019

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ESNS expands line-up with Alfie Templeman (gb), Blanche (be), Duncan Laurence (nl), Gabriel Ólafs (is), Lankum (ie), Martyn Heyne (de),...

Jessie Reyez announced as Apple Music Up Next Artist

12 November 2019

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  Up Next Short Shot on iPhone 11 Debuts Exclusively on Apple Music Today   Watch a trailer HERE   Apple Music today announced Toronto based...

Boiler Room x Ballantine's launch the true music fund to support local music scenes

12 November 2019

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Applications now open for first-of-its-kind investment and mentorship programme blrrm.tv/true-music-fund     Boiler Room x Ballantine's Scotch whisky today announce the True Music Fund which will offer...

Synchtank Partners with Education Non-Profit Charity London Grid for Learning (LGfL), Offers Schools Software and Licensed Music Library

12 November 2019

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Entertainment software company Synchtank has partnered with London Grid for Learning (LGfL) and a prominent production library to provide high-quality music to...

Ticketmaster names 'New for 2020' list

11 November 2019

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Ticketmaster has announced the ten artists and bands predicted to take the live scene by storm in 2020. Ticketmaster's 'New for...

Tom Walker to star as UK Music launch major new report on the health of the music industry

11 November 2019

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Tom Walker will headline the launch party for UK Music’s revealing new report on the state of the UK music...

Vevo now available on Pluto TV

11 November 2019

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World’s leading music video platform enhances its distribution offering by partnering With Pluto TV with new linear genre-curated channels   Vevo, the...

RaeLynn Inks Worldwide Recordings Deal With Round Here Records & AWAL

11 November 2019

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Platinum recording artist RaeLynn has inked a worldwide recording deal with Round Here Records- the newly-formed label created by trailblazing...

London Music Conference Announces First Round of Artists, Experts and Brands for 2020 at fabric

11 November 2019

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London Music Conference fabric, London Jan 30 - Feb 1   https://www.londonmusicconference.org/   @LondonMusicConference   London's premier music conference and showcase festival returns from January 30th - February...

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