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Jäger Soho and AIM announce the return of 'The Label Lodge'

02 September 2020

Press release

The independent music label takeover series   WHERE: Listen on Soho Radio website WHEN: 24th August - October 2020   For a fourth year, Jägermeister...

Hipgnosis acquires music catalogue of Nikki Sixx

01 September 2020

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited (“Hipgnosis” or the “Company”) Acquisition of Music Catalogue The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, the first and...

The Quietus announce multi-tier subscription service & celebrate 12th anniversary

01 September 2020

Press release

The Quietus have announced full details of a new multi-tier subscription, giving members to the award winning site exclusive access to...

Muse announces limited-edition Simulation Theory Cryptokitties collaboration

01 September 2020

Press release

Dapper Labs, the company behind the world's first and most successful consumer blockchain game, CryptoKitties today announced that as part...

Star-studded line-up announced for BBC Radio 2 Live at Home

01 September 2020

Press release

Zoe Ball announced on her Radio 2 Breakfast Show that Sheryl Crow, Craig David, Erasure, Sir Tom Jones, The Killers,...

Synchtank Taps 20th Century Fox Royalty Executive, Leading Developers to Bolster Royalty Accounting Platform IRIS

01 September 2020

Press release

  Synchtank, the SaaS platform for managing entertainment assets, metadata and royalties, has hired several new executives to bolster its royalty...

Reservoir signs platinum-selling writer-producer Twysted Genius to a worldwide publishing deal

01 September 2020

Press release

  Reservoir announces the signing of Platinum-selling writer-producer Twysted Genius to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal includes rights to Twysted’s...

Bucks signs admin deal with TALENTBANQ

01 September 2020

Press release

Booking agent, promoter and management company adding label and publishing operations   Bucks Music Group has signed an administration agreement with TALENTBANQ. TALENTBANQ...

BMG increases revenues during Covid-19 pandemic to record result

01 September 2020

Press release

  BMG, the integrated music publishing and records company, increased its revenues in the first half of 2020, despite the impact...

Amazon Music and Twitch partner to combine live streaming with on-demand listening

01 September 2020

Press release

For the first time, artists across the globe will be able to connect live with Amazon Music’s more than 55...

KISS teams up with Shazam and Apple Music on new ‘Hype Chart’ show

01 September 2020

Press release

  KISS today announced it is teaming up with Shazam and Apple Music on the launch of The KISS Hype Chart powered by...

ASUS launches MQA headphones

01 September 2020

Press release

New ROG Delta S headset adds MQA technology   MQA's award-winning technology has been adopted by global tech leader ASUS for its latest...

Universal Music Group sets record with nine of Top 10 albums on Billboard 200

31 August 2020

Press release

  UMG Only Company to Achieve Mark in Chart's 64-Year History Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, established...

‘My Beautiful Mistakes’ podcast launches

31 August 2020

Press release

  Mike Smith, Lohan Presencer, Alison Wenham and Kenny Gates Among Interviewees for New Weekly Podcast Andy Saunders, Founder and Managing Director...

Jamendo partners with Musiio to bring Artificial Intelligence tagging efficiency to their catalogue

31 August 2020

Press release

  Jamendo invests in AI metadata tagging for their catalogue  A fully tagged accurate catalogue identifies more opportunities for artists   Jamendo are the...

Former PayPal and Clorox Tech Exec and Bay Area Influencer Christine Vonderach joins Advisory Board at audiobridge

31 August 2020

Press release

  Mobile audio recording app, audiobridge, is announcing a new executive advisor and mentor as they move toward their vision of...

Atlantic Records UK has signed DJ/producer, Joel Corry to a long-term artist deal.

28 August 2020

Press release

Atlantic Records UK has today announced the signing of DJ/producer, Joel Corry to a long-term artist deal. The news follows Atlantic’s mighty success...

2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize 'Albums of the Year' to be celebrated in #TimsTwitterListeningParty special

28 August 2020

Press release

The 2020 Hyundai Mercury Prize 'Albums of the Year' will be part of a special series of Tim Burgess' Twitter...

BBC Radio 1 announce Disclosure, Amelie Lens, Joy Orbison and DJ EZ to join the Radio 1 Residency

28 August 2020

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BBC Radio 1 has announced Disclosure, Amelie Lens, Joy Orbison and DJ EZ as the latest additions to the Radio...

World-leading songwriters and composers take part in series of online events programmed during the week of The Ivors

28 August 2020

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Four days of activities planned to celebrate the craft of songwriting and screen composition ·        Joan Armatrading MBE, Pam Sheyne, Dario...

PRS for Music announce exclusive ‘behind-the-songwriter’ interviews for music creators during Ivors week

28 August 2020

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Pam Sheyne, Jamie Hartman and Right Said Fred share personal experiences and advice in video interviews ‘I Wrote That’ features from...

Spotify’s Discover Weekly Sponsorship Expands to EMEA Markets

27 August 2020

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Global streaming service Spotify is announcing the Discover Weekly sponsorship opportunity is expanding to nine additional markets across EMEA, including...

Top DJs and musicians rally around the future of music education.

26 August 2020

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An all star line-up of musicians and DJs including Drum & Bass legend Goldie MBE, Double Ivor Novello nominee  and Radio1 DJ Tiffany Calver announce they...

Sigala moves to PPL for international collections

26 August 2020

Press release

  Chart-topping artist Sigala has moved to PPL for the administration of his international neighbouring rights collections. By choosing PPL, Sigala...

War Child's landmark 1995 charity album HELP celebrates 25th anniversary

26 August 2020

Press release

  Re-release on Wednesday 9th September – exactly 25 years since its debut   HELP to be made available on digital and streaming platforms...

Gazelle Twin, Tansy Davies and Shirley J. Thompson among 8 talented composers to receive PRS Foundation’s Composers’ Fund

26 August 2020

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Gazelle Twin, Tansy Davies and Shirley J. Thompson among 8 talented composers to receive PRS Foundation’s Composers’ Fund   PRS Foundation, the UK’s...

Iceland Airwaves moves to 2021, 25 new acts announced

26 August 2020

Press release

Recently, to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic head on, Icelandic authorities implemented stricter measures around mass gatherings, social distancing, testing and...

Google Exec and longtime Sony Entertainment President join Beatchain's Advisory Board

26 August 2020

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  The music marketing and distribution platform, Beatchain, is announcing two new members to their advisory board this week — Robert...

Apple Music relaunches kids and family space with dozens of new, highly curated playlists and fresh artwork

26 August 2020

Press release

Apple Music is relaunching its popular Kids and Family space with dozens of new, highly curated playlists and a vibrant fresh look and...

Sony/ATV Nashville Signs Bernie Herms to Worldwide Deal

26 August 2020

Press release

  Today, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville announced it has signed Grammy award-winning composer, producer, and songwriter Bernie Herms to a worldwide...

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