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IMPF members named on Billboard’s 2021 International Power Players list

27 April 2021

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IMPF President Annette Barrett recognised alongside other Board members Ichi Asatsuma and David Alexander IMPF President Annette Barrett has been named...

Kane Brown’s Verse 2 Music Signs Josh Hoge to Global Publishing Deal

27 April 2021

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Verse 2 Music today announced the signing of Grammy nominated, multi-platinum hitmaker Josh Hoge to a global deal. Josh Hoge...

Correspondence: Chair to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

27 April 2021

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Extend Government-backed pilots to allow more events to go ahead, say MPs In the absence of a wider insurance scheme for...

Liverpool Sound City will return to city centre in 2021, Beabadoobee announced among more than 50 additions to line-up

27 April 2021

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  Sound City will take place in venues across Liverpool’s city centre this year, marking a return to the festival’s spiritual...

Universal Music Group elevates Paula Salvatore to Vice President of Client Relations and Studio Marketing

27 April 2021

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Deeply Respected Industry Veteran's New Responsibilities Span UMG's U.S. Recording Studios   Universal Music Group (UMG), the global leader in music-based entertainment,...

Benjamin Blank named President of Media at WEA, leading Warner Music Group’s newly formed digital advertising and creative content division

27 April 2021

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Move brings Company’s owned media including UPROXX, Songkick, and HipHopDX under Blank’s remit   WEA, the Label and Artist Services division of...

Record distributions to songwriters and composers in 2020

26 April 2021

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However sharp drop in revenue prompts warning of difficulties to come                   ...

AWAL signs Tom Misch

26 April 2021

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AWAL today announced it has extended its existing agreement with Tom Misch, as he gears up for his next record...

Sony Music Publishing Announces Partnership with The Very Good

26 April 2021

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Sony Music Publishing today announced its partnership with Stockholm-based company The Very Good Music Publishing to provide further support for...

EU visa arrangements for creative workers

26 April 2021

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Lord Frost to face questions on Government failure to resolve barriers to creative work in the EU Cabinet Office Minister, the...

Downtown and Concord announce sale of Downtown's iconic owned copyright portfolio

26 April 2021

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Sale of 145,000 owned copyrights features numerous global and regional hits, including works popularized by Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Jay-Z, Lady...

Feed Media Group Hires Arturo Lovazzano as Curation Operations Manager

26 April 2021

Press release

  The innovators of music licensing and distribution at Feed Media Group (FMG) have added a new member to the team,...

Youth climate groups launch ‘Climate Live’ with 24 hours of global live music streams on April 24

23 April 2021

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Declan McKenna to perform in the UKHIGHLIGHTS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD INCLUDE: MILKY CHANCE | LEEPA | ANLY | LIA PAPPAS-KEMPS...

New record label 21NHG launches

23 April 2021

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FIRST SINGLE: LEFTWING : KODY - ‘DEEPER’ ft. DARLA JADE Watch/Listen to ‘Deeper’ HERE Today (23rd April), new record label 21NHG launches with...

RSD Launches Behind the Counter

23 April 2021

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‘Behind The Counter’ video series to spotlight the UK’s independent record shops in special series re-launch The 12-part video series will launch on the...

Driift announce Sasha Duncan as Head of Production

23 April 2021

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Driift, the pioneering livestream business behind acclaimed ticketed online shows for artists including Niall Horan, Nick Cave, Biffy Clyro, Andrea...

Audiomack partners with MTN to bring music streaming to over 76 million subscribers at zero data cost

23 April 2021

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  The partnership will see MTN subscribers gain free access to Audiomack’s streaming service via their mobile devices on weekly and...

LIVE appoints Chris Carey as Chief Economist

23 April 2021

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Umbrella organisation continues to expand with formation of sub-committees   Live music Industry Venues & Entertainment (LIVE) has appointed Chris Carey to...

Spotify Singles original song x Aluna ft. Alicai Harley & Michael Brun

23 April 2021

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Spotify has released its third mint Singles, a companion to its flagship Dance playlist, mint, and a spin-off of the...

BRIT Awards to go ahead with live audience as latest event in Government research programme

22 April 2021

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  The 2021 BRIT Awards ceremony will go ahead with a live audience as the latest addition to the government’s Events...

Brand new wellbeing stream Radio 1 Relax launches on BBC Sounds

22 April 2021

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Today marks the launch of Radio 1 Relax, a brand new 24-hour stream to help listeners unwind on BBC  Sounds.  The...

Labyrinth Announces Seven 'Sessions Series’ Shows across London w/ Axel Boman, Gerd Janson, Perel and Todd Terje + more

22 April 2021

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The shows will take place across some of London’s best venues including Loft Studios, Village Underground and The Cause Labyrinth Sessions is...

GOAT GIRL, Mystry, Santino Le Saint and Arborist among the latest artists to receive support from PRS Foundation’s PPL Momentum Music Fund

22 April 2021

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Applications for the next round are open now – deadline for submissions is 24th May 2021 at 6pm  PRS Foundation, the UK’s...

Swallow Events acquire the use of rapid testing provisions for forthcoming events/festivals, including Picnic Records, Campo Sancho Festival and Access the Music Festival

22 April 2021

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With a sensitivity of 97.1% and a specificity of 99.6%. With pricing starts from a little as £8 per test kit. The individually...

220 Kid and Billen Ted release limited edition Wellerman VIP collection NFT's

22 April 2021

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Available to purchase on OpenSea for Ξ0.2 on Friday 23rd April, 10:00 BST 220 Kid and Billen Ted are the brains...

Independent Music Distributor TuneCore launch free youth development initiative

22 April 2021

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Leading independent digital music distributor  TuneCore, has partnered with Point Blank Music School and youth charity, The Prince’s Trust to...

Official BRITs podcast BRITs Top Table with Mastercard launches Friday 23rd April on Amazon Music

21 April 2021

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First episode features BRITs Rising Star winner Griff and broadcaster Jordan North Exclusive premiere tomorrow night on the Amazon Music UK Twitch channel    The...

MRC Data Reveals France 360 Report

21 April 2021

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  Music is a reliable source of comfort for consumers, who are turning to music as they spend more time inside: 75% of...

BBC Radio 1: Clara Amfo to become new host of BBC Radio 1’s Future Sounds

21 April 2021

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Clara Amfo has been named as the new host of BBC Radio 1’s flagship new music show, Radio 1’s Future...

The Great Escape

21 April 2021

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SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS REVEALED HOLLY HUMBERSTONE | PRIYA RAGU |ALFIE TEMPLEMAN | BAD BOY CHILLER CREW | GENESIS OWUSU | REMI WOLF   PLUS...

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