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Cool Thing Records Launch Soho Radio Show

16 March 2020

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"The purpose of 'Cool Thing Presents' is to inspire and empower the next generation of creatives." – Luke Branch, Cool Thing...

AIM Independent Music Awards Returns to the Roundhouse for 10th Anniversary Celebrations

16 March 2020

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Brand new category for 2020: Best Independent RemixSubmissions are now open Independent music's biggest night will take place on Thursday...

UK Music Acting CEO Tom Kiehl called on the Prime Minister to deliver “urgent clarity” over the impact of the coronavirus clampdown on music events.

16 March 2020

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UK Music Acting CEO Tom Kiehl called on the Prime Minister to deliver “urgent clarity” over the impact of the...

Tabloid newspapers - 13-3-2020

13 March 2020

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FEATURESBob Geldof returns to original identity on first Boomtown Rats album for 36 years. (Mirror p36 - Gavin Martin) 30 second...

PiPA calls for support for parents and carers in performing arts workforce in light of Coronavirus pandemic

13 March 2020

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  PiPA calls for performing arts organisations and the government to consider the medium term needs and risks posed to parents...

Record Store Day postponed

13 March 2020

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Record Store Day is a worldwide event involving thousands of people and small businesses—In our discussions over the last few...

Stefan Max named Senior Vice President of A&R for Warner Records

13 March 2020

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Stefan Max has been promoted to Senior Vice President of A&R for Warner Records, it was announced today by the...

UK Music chief warns coronavirus could deal a "hammer blow" to music industry and calls for urgent Government support

13 March 2020

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  UK Music Acting CEO Tom Kiehl has called on the Government to act swiftly to put in place a framework...

Jaimie Hodgson exits his position of A&R Director at Marathon Music Group

13 March 2020

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Jaimie Hodgson, Director of A&R at Marathon Artists, is leaving the company to form new artist management company, Found Management,...

PRS Foundation reveals the first songwriters and producers to receive the ground-breaking Hitmaker fund support

13 March 2020

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  Support includes international writing trips, equipment upgrades and childcare costs PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music...

Synchtank Unveils IRIS, a Royalty Accounting and Valuation Platform

12 March 2020

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Synchtank is unveiling its latest platform to its software suite, IRIS. It promises to change the game of royalty accounting...

ERA welcomes cut in shop rates, calls for extension to bigger stores

12 March 2020

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The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s proposal to suspend business rates for smaller shops unveiled in...

Ingrid Andress announced as Apple Music Up Next artist

12 March 2020

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  Up Next Short Shot on iPhone 11 Pro Debuts Exclusively on Apple Music Today   Watch the trailer HERE   Apple Music announces singer/songwriter Ingrid...

UTA continues London expansion with new music agent Sophie Roberts

12 March 2020

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  Leading talent and entertainment company UTA today announced that Sophie Roberts will be joining the rapidly expanding London office as...

BBC Music Introducing and the British Music Embassy announce London studio sessions

12 March 2020

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In support of the UK bands and artists that were set to perform at the recently cancelled South by Southwest...

NME and The 100 Club Announce London Music Pop Up Showcase in Wake of SXSW Cancellation

11 March 2020

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Iconic music powerhouse, NME, together with legendary music venue The 100 Club are putting on a last minute live showcase...

Ali Gatie and Joesef join Deezer NEXT class of 2020

11 March 2020

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New global and local artists will receive full editorial and marketing support   Our NEXT programme is back with a bang for...

Suzanne Hughes appointed Chief People and Transformation Officer of PRS for Music

11 March 2020

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  PRS for Music announced today that Suzanne Hughes has been appointed Chief People and Transformation Officer and will take up the position on...

Kobalt Promotes Julie Hurwitz & Rob Christensen to Co-Heads of Synch & Brand Partnerships

11 March 2020

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Kobalt today announced that Julie Hurwitz and Rob Christensen have been promoted to co-heads of synch and brand partnerships. Together,...

UK Music welcomes business rate 'lifeline' for music venues in budget

11 March 2020

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UK Music Acting CEO Tom Kiehl has welcomed a Budget lifeline for grassroots music venues with a Government pledge to...

BounceCast Launches App To Make Any Podcast Or Video Audio Sound Professional

11 March 2020

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  The intelligent digital audio app from Finland taps into the fast-growing podcast and video content market, which includes influencers,...

The BPI has today responded to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget

11 March 2020

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Commenting on the fiscal plans, Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive BPI & BRIT Awards, said: “Today’s Budget contained a number of positive...

AIM announces final speakers for AIM Sync Conference

11 March 2020

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The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has announced the final wave of speakers joining its global sync licensing conference AIM...

bad guy by Billie Eilish Named Biggest Global Single of 2019

10 March 2020

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IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named bad guy by Billie Eilish as the biggest...

Music Licensing Platform SyncFloor Hires Business Development Manager

10 March 2020

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  SyncFloor, the commercial music licensing platform, is announcing the hire of Shellie Lewis as its first business development manager. Lewis will guide the...

Deezer supersizes lyrics

10 March 2020

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New Lyrics on Chromecast now available for all There's one philosophy we like at Deezer and that's "go big or go...

ICM Partners and Primary Talent International join forces

10 March 2020

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The Deal Will Provide Primary Talent Clients with Full-Service Benefits of a Major Agency While Greatly Expanding ICM’s International Touring...

Tallinn Music Week postponed

10 March 2020

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The international new music festival and conference Tallinn Music Week is postponed until August. The new dates are 26 -...

BPI sends 500 millionth illegal link to Google for removal from search results

10 March 2020

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As part of its mission to promote British music, record labels association the BPI supports the legal music market by...

Sony/ATV Music Publishing signs Ian Fitchuk to worldwide publishing deal

10 March 2020

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  Today, Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced it has signed a worldwide publishing deal with the Grammy award-winning songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist...

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