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Sony/ATV CEO's letter to songwriters about CRB rates appeal

15 March 2019

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Dear Songwriter, I am writing to update you about some important developments for songwriters in the U.S. regarding the mechanical royalty...

Applications open for the Richard Toeman Scholarship 2019

15 March 2019

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The Music Publishers Association (MPA) is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the Richard Toeman Scholarship (RTS)...

Sound City and Sound City+ 2019

14 March 2019

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More amazing guests and panels revealed, alongside wider arts programming across the whole weekend in May Chrissie Hynde, Andy McCluskey and...

Deezer Appoints Laurence Miall - d'Août as Chief Commercial Officer

14 March 2019

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  - Leader with over 20 years of experience in managing and monetizing entertainment and media businesses   - Will oversee Deezer’s global...

Absolute named Spotify recommended label distributor

14 March 2019

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Absolute Label Services has been named as one of only a handful of recommended digital distributors by Spotify. The streaming platform...

Concord Music Publishing Announces US Sub-Publishing Deal with Because Editions

14 March 2019

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Concord Music Publishing, the world’s leading independent music publisher, announces another milestone in their continued growth with a new sub-publishing...

IMS announce exclusive Dalt Vila 2019 Back to Back performances

14 March 2019

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ADAM BEYER B2B IDA ENGBERG AGORIA B2B SOPHIE CHARLOTTE DE WITTE JOSEPH CAPRIATI B2B PETE TONG LUCIANO B2B DAVID MORALES MANU GONZALEZ B2B ANNA TUR NICOLE MOUDABER B2B SAMA’ Purchase Tickets here “Very excited for this year’s IMS Dalt Vila grand...

Parents & Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) has announced the appointment of Sarah Jackson OBE as the new Chair of its Board

14 March 2019

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PiPA is an organisation committed to research, campaigning and the promotion and implementation of best practice within the performing arts...

BST Hyde Park win double at the Outstanding Attitude Awards

13 March 2019

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  Awards developed by music charity Attitude is Everything to celebrate excellence and innovation in live event accessibility for disabled audiences Other...

UK Music boss says Chancellor's Spring Statement was a 'missed opportunity' to help grassroots venues - but vows to continue the campaign

13 March 2019

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UK Music CEO Michael Dugher said the Chancellor's Spring Statement was a "missed opportunity" to help grassroots venues hit by...

IMS announce key themes

12 March 2019

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• AVICII, KEITH FLINT…ONE YEAR, ON WHAT HAVE WE DONE TO PROTECT OUR MENTAL HEALTH? MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS – DEBATE•...

Atlantic Records UK redefines Label structure

12 March 2019

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- Annabelle Scott-Curry, Claire Coster, Dan Curwin and Nick Long Promoted- Luke Tipping Appointed Creative Director, Conceptual Record Company of the...

InChorus Group launch platform to track bias and harassment in the music industry

12 March 2019

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GENEVIEVE O’NEIL, PREVIOUS DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (D&I) AT LIVE NATION, JOINS THE TEAM  London and New York based company...

UK’s first national Country Music station set to launch next month

12 March 2019

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More of Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood on your radioLaunching 5th April...

AIF sets date for first AGM as independent company

12 March 2019

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The Association of Independent Festivals will hold its first AGM as a fully autonomous organisation on Wednesday, April 3.Using independence...

3 Beat to celebrate 30th anniversary with special LIMF showcase

12 March 2019

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- Labelwill showcase historic catalogueat Liverpool International Music FestivalLiverpool’s most successful record company, 3 Beat Records, celebrates its 30th anniversary this...

TaP Music announce The Weird & The Wonderful’s Steven Braines & Sophia Kearney as founders of their new electronic division.

12 March 2019

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TaP Music announce The Weird & The Wonderful’s Steven Braines & Sophia Kearney as founders of their new electronic division.  Today,...

UK Music leads cross-party plea of MPs and Peers for Chancellor to use Spring Statement to end "nonsensical" discrimination against grassroots music venues over business rates

11 March 2019

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A cross-party group of 59 MPs and peers have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging him to think again over...

JYPE Expands Worldwide Reach, Signs with The Orchard For Global Digital and Physical Distribution

11 March 2019

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JYP Entertainment (hereinafter, JYPE) announced today a partnership with The Orchard for global digital and physical distribution. With this partnership, JYPE...

Ditto Music announce the launch of Ditto Management

11 March 2019

Press release

A BRAND-NEW MANAGEMENT COMPANY FOR ARTISTS FIRST DISTRIBUTION COMPANY TO OFFER MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR ARTISTS ROSTER INCLUDES: BIG ZUU / NATHAN DAWE...

Stream Tidal Masters everywhere: iPhone now supports MQA

11 March 2019

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TIDAL, in partnership with MQA, has announced that Master quality tracks are now available via iPhone devices, continuing to optimise...

Q Magazine partners with All Points East music festival to create bespoke commercial package

11 March 2019

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Q Magazine has teamed up with All Points East music festival to create bespoke commercial content with unrivalled access to...

Fightback: Grassroots Promoter scheme – one year on

11 March 2019

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A year after its launch, Music Venue Trust is making a call out for new partners and sponsors to take...

Universal Music Publishing Group signs independent publisher S2 Songs to global administration agreement

11 March 2019

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Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publisher, today announced a worldwide administration agreement with S2 Songs, a...

Cage The Elephant sign worldwide publishing deal with BMG

11 March 2019

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Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning rock band Cage The Elephant have signed a new worldwide publishing administration agreement with BMG. The group...

I AM POP raise €2M for growth as BMG, MAMA, Mad Decent join platform

11 March 2019

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  Max van den Ingh confirmed as Head of Growth MAMA Festivals, Mad Decent, The Orchard, Ministry of Sound and Elrow join client...

BPI calls on Government to tackle growing inequality in access to music in state schools

08 March 2019

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- New BPI teacher survey lays bare the extent to which state provision is falling behind the independent sector- BPI...

Amazon, Spotify Appeal CRB Decision

08 March 2019

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Tech companies signal fight to lower recently-raised rates to songwriters Today NMPA President & CEO David Israelite and Nashville Songwriters Association...

7digital signs partnership deal with Music Powered Games

08 March 2019

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7digital (AIM:7DIG), the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions, is delighted to announce that it has signed its...

Female artists unite to support LoveMusicHateRacism campaign, Beautiful Resistance

08 March 2019

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Lianne La Havas, Ray BLK, Grace Carter and Kara Marni have joined forces to launch the new LoveMusicHateRacism ‘Beautiful Resistance’...

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