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SIMPATICO launches with a fresh approach to Music + Brand Partnerships

18 August 2022

Press release

  Today (August 18th) sees the official launch of Simpatico, a new consultancy aiming to recalibrate the relationship between brands and...

Southbank Centre launches new free education initiative Emerging Music Professionals with Ninja Tune and Big Dada

18 August 2022

Press release

  The free-to-access scheme, supported by Lambeth Council's ELEVATE Careers fund, the Southbank Centre, Ninja Tune and Big Dada, will develop...

Y8 Future Bubbler Applications Open

18 August 2022

Press release

  Submissions for new candidates are open from today here.   The Future Bubblers team are excited to announce the opening of next...

UK Music Chief Urges Political Leaders To Ensure Music Is At The Heart of Education After A-level Results Reveal "Welcome Rise" In Music Students

18 August 2022

Press release

  UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin has called on political leaders across the UK to make sure music is "at...

Flowerovlove and Facesoul are confirmed as Koko's first Luno Eclipse artists

18 August 2022

Press release

THE NEW BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST PROGRAMME INTRODUCES A NEW WAVE OF VITAL NEW ARTISTS  WATCH EXCLUSIVE NEW CONTENT FROM BOTH ARTISTS AT THE ECLIPSE BY...

Low Hummer, Panic Shack and Sinead O'Brien among the latest artists to receive PPL Momentum Music Fund support

18 August 2022

Press release

  Nine talented artists to receive the ground-breaking PPL Momentum Music fund in latest round PPL Momentum Accelerator support recently launched for...

Kobalt To Launch Music Lyric NFTs

18 August 2022

Press release

First Global Music Publisher to a Release a Set of Fully Licensed Direct-to-Fan NFTs NFTs Celebrate African Culture and Black Art Kobalt...

UK Festival Awards 2022

17 August 2022

Press release

  UK Festival Awards 2022 announces new venue and Ticketmaster as Official Ticketing Partner for its 17th Edition Festival Insights is proud...

Sentric dedicated electronic music division, Black Rock, to administer Adesso Music's new publishing operation

17 August 2022

Press release

Adesso Music was founded by renowned producer Junior Jack and Pat BDS.   Black Rock has signed a deal to administer Adesso...

Winamp Unveils New Platform for Select Group of 25,000 Artists and Audio Creators

17 August 2022

Press release

  Storied listening platform is rolling out new tools to bring creators and fans together simply and easily, and welcoming a...

Sony Music Publishing Opens Nigeria Office, Appoints Godwin Tom as MD

17 August 2022

Press release

  Sony Music Publishing today announced the expansion of its operations across Africa with the opening of a new office in...

Proper confirms distribution deal with Mascot Label Group

17 August 2022

Press release

  Sees Proper distribute to UK, ROI, Australia and New Zealand across the group’s imprints  Upcoming releases includeDavid Paich’s ‘Forgotten Toys’ &...

Volta Create offers free access to world-class visuals used by Bonobo and Jamie Jones at Glastonbury

17 August 2022

Press release

Volta Create allows all artists no matter their budget or skill level to create world-class visuals to accompany and elevate...

Todd Terry Drops Music NFT with groovemint, Includes Sample Packs with Commercial Use Rights

17 August 2022

Press release

  Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Todd Terry and InHouse Records release music NFTs to fans via the groovemint platform. The drop comes with...

National Album Day 2022 – Saturday 15th October

16 August 2022

Press release

CELEBRATING DEBUT ALBUMS FRANZ FERDINAND, KSI, THE MYSTERINES, SAM RYDER, THE STAVES CONFIRMED AS ARTIST AMBASSADORS Presented in association with official audio partner...

Steve Angello, producer, DJ and member of Swedish House Mafia, signs with PPL for his international neighbouring rights collections

16 August 2022

Press release

  Steve Angello, producer, DJ and member of the Multi-Platinum and Grammy-nominated supergroup Swedish House Mafia, has signed with music licensing...

New Soil Announces Three Innovative Partnerships

16 August 2022

Press release

Jazz Specialists Team Up with Mushroom Half Hour, Bridge The Gap & Women in Jazz   New Soil, a music company blending...

Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and Universal Music launch Becky Hill Ibiza Rocks VIP experience prize draw

16 August 2022

Press release

  Prize includes two VIP tickets to Becky Hill’s Ibiza Rocks residency on 30 August, plus round trip flights and three...

Acclaimed Artist, Songwriter and Producer Taiko Inks Global Deal with Sony Music Publishing

16 August 2022

Press release

  Today, Sony Music Publishing has announced a worldwide publishing agreement with acclaimed songwriter and producer, Taiko. Nicolas Jaña, artistically known as Taiko, began creating beats...

Reservoir announces new deal with Grammy-nominated writer-producer Nick Lee

16 August 2022

Press release

  Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) (“Reservoir” or the “Company”), an award-winning independent music company, today announced a new publishing deal...

On-demand vinyl platform, elasticStage, raises £3.5m in total with the latest closing of its seed round

15 August 2022

Press release

  Music industry pros back British tech startup with investment from Paul Epworth (Adele), Dan Grech-Marguerat (Lana Del Rey), Ryan Walter...

Hospitality, entertainment, music venue & night-time associations write open letter to HM Government calling for urgent action on rising energy costs

15 August 2022

Press release

Thousands of Jobs & Businesses at “Grave Risk”    Five organisations representing the UK hospitality sectors have joined forces to write an...

TaP Music proudly welcome Mabel to management roster

15 August 2022

Press release

TaP Music are excited to announce the signing of BRIT Award Winner Mabel to their management roster. Joining the likes...

AIM’s Paul Pacifico to Step Down as CEO After Six Years

15 August 2022

Press release

  Follows successful expansion of reach among diverse artists and entrepreneurs Has overseen growth of AIM Independent Music Awards into one of...

Exceleration Music Appoints Jennifer Newman Sharpe as Head of Legal & Business Affairs and General Counsel

15 August 2022

Press release

  Exceleration Music has appointed Jennifer Newman Sharpe as its Head of Legal & Business Affairs and General Counsel, based in...

AWAL Announces Deal Renewal with Ourness Label

12 August 2022

Press release

Acquires Global Rights to New Genesis Owusu Album    AWAL has announced a renewed and expanded partnership with Ourness record label, inclusive of a global artist...

Breakout punk rock band The Linda Lindas sign global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music

11 August 2022

Press release

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) has signed a worldwide administration agreement with breakout all-female punk rock band The Linda Lindas. The...

UK record labels' investment in talent and new music doubles over past five years

11 August 2022

Press release

  UK record labels invested almost £500 million in 2021, building artists' careers and boosting music exports through A&R, marketing and...

Twitch + Merlin Hip Hop Relay Raid for charity

11 August 2022

Press release

Twitch and Merlin will come together to present a livestreamed charity “relay raid.”  The relay raid will feature back-to-back performances from...

Aitch Drops His First NFT Collection “Close To Home” with Real Life Perks on LimeWire

11 August 2022

Press release

Aitch celebrates the release of his debut album "Close To Home" by releasing two unique NFT collections on LimeWire. Fans can...

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