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YMU Group Appoints Sarita Borge as Senior Manager

25 February 2020

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International artist management company YMU Group has appointed Sarita Borge to the position of Senior Manager. Based in London Sarita, whose...

Youth Music partners with PRS Foundation’s network of Talent Development Partners

25 February 2020

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PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development, announces today that their nationwide Talent Development...

Brighton Music Conference announce second phase of line up

25 February 2020

Press release

ORBITAL CONFIRMED FOR KEYNOTE AND AFTERSHOW PARTYPLUS EXCLUSIVE NERVOUS RECORDS LABEL TALKwww.brightonmusicconference.co.uk Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK's foremost electronic music...

The rise in streaming subscriptions and the success of French-produced artists, the driving force behind the recorded music revival

25 February 2020

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  In 2019, after 3 years of slightly positive results, the French market for recorded music showed a sustained growth of...

Abbey Road Institute To Open First U.S. School in Miami, Florida

25 February 2020

Press release

Multiple Grammy winner Julio Reyes Copello brings Abbey Road Studios’ acclaimed music production education to America Abbey Road Institute, the specialist...

Apparat wins IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year Award

24 February 2020

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The 10th edition of IMPALA's Album of the Year award goes to German artist Apparat, for "LP5", released on British...

Tom Lewis and Laura Monks appointed co-MDs of Decca Records Group

24 February 2020

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Decca President Rebecca Allen has announced the promotion of Tom Lewis and Laura Monks to co-Managing Directors, Decca Records Group, as part of a series of...

BRITs Rising Star Award-winner Celeste is recipient of American Airlines' new music scholarship programme

24 February 2020

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American Airlines has announced the New Heights Scholarship Programme, a new initiative supplying three emerging British artists with a scholarship,...

Flutin Music Service Receives Investment from SEGA Group

24 February 2020

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  Flutin is announcing an investment partnership with SEGA, part of the well-known gaming and digital entertainment's expansion into new, promising...

Neil Finn signs exclusive global publishing agreement with BMG

24 February 2020

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Revered singer-songwriter and musician Neil Finn has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with BMG. The deal encompasses Finn's entire...

Full SXSW 2020 line-up at British Music Embassy revealed

24 February 2020

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  The full line-up of British acts appearing at the British Music Embassy at SXSW 2020 has been revealed   Fantastic new home...

Kobalt Signs Tones and I to Neighbouring Rights Deal

20 February 2020

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The Record-Breaking Artist Behind “Dance Monkey” Continues Her Global Success With Kobalt Neighbouring Rights Deal Kobalt today announced that Tones &...

Absolute Radio to launch a new station, playing music exclusively from this decade

20 February 2020

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Absolute Radio 20s will be available from Monday 24 Februaryabsoluteradio.co.uk Bauer Media has announced plans to launch a new radio station...

EU budget: IMPALA calls on member states to reject current proposal and show ambition for culture

20 February 2020

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As EU leaders meet in Brussels to try and agree the EU's long-term budget 2021-2027, IMPALA urges leaders to take...

a-ha reaches one billion views with Take On Me

19 February 2020

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Rhino Marks This Rare Achievement With New Collectibles Available Exclusively From Rhino, Including The Iconic Video On VHS And A...

Universal Music Publishing Group unveils groundbreaking new royalty portal & app

19 February 2020

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Built on industry-leading cloud technology, UMPG Window provides songwriters and clients with unparalleled earnings data, insights and analytics   Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a...

BMG green lights documentary on legendary Ronnie James Dio

19 February 2020

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BMG has announced its next feature-length film will be the first-ever, career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary...

The BRIT Awards 2020

19 February 2020

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A night of discovery and BRITs firsts in a celebration of British culture Dave wins prestigious Mastercard Album of the Year Billie...

Kobalt have announced a worldwide publishing deal with Issa Rae’s company, Raedio Publishing, LLC

19 February 2020

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Kobalt today announced a worldwide publishing deal with Issa Rae’s company, Raedio Publishing, LLC. The global partnership with Raedio includes...

Mascot Label Group signs Davy Knowles

19 February 2020

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Mascot Label Group, the leading music company known for rock, blues and metal, has announced the signing of British guitarist/singer/songwriter,...

Galantis launch ‘Church of Galantis’ virtual reality concert experience

19 February 2020

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Global dance hitmakers Galantis partner with Wave for a live virtual performance of their new album ‘Church’ to be streamed...

IMPALA welcomes review of competition rules as part of new EU digital strategy

19 February 2020

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Today, the European Commission presented its new strategy to shape Europe's digital future. This includes a review of competition policy and...

Music Licensing Platform SyncFloor Attracts $200K Investment from Betaworks Audiocamp

19 February 2020

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  SyncFloor, the commercial music marketplace powered by natural language search, has been accepted as part of Betaworks Audiocamp program. In...

Beatport expands its Techno Categories

19 February 2020

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  https://www.beatport.com   Beatport, the world's number one destination for electronic music, has just announced that it will be expanding Techno, the store's most...

Mixcloud celebrates 10th year with new brand identity

18 February 2020

Press release

Mixcloud is 10. To mark the occasion, the audio streaming platform is launching an all-new brand identity, and announcing its...

Silva Screen Label Group appoints Amarpal Gaind as Head Of Strategy

18 February 2020

Press release

  Previously Head of International Operations at Saregama India Limited, where he set up the music publishing and neighbouring rights business...

Billie Eilish co-hosts with Nick Grimshaw on BBC Radio 1 this Wednesday from 6pm

18 February 2020

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Five-time Grammy Award winner Billie Eilish will co-host Nick Grimshaw’s show live on BBC Radio 1 this Wednesday.  Billie has been supported...

UK Music unveils the line-up for its 2020 MAP Talent Pipeline Tour, which will be visiting academic partners this term.

18 February 2020

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UK Music’s MAP’s Talent Pipeline Tour 2020 kicks off on February 19th during BIMM Manchester’s WRKiT North event.  The launch event...

Sound City secures CAPLL Ltd investment for talent development programmes

18 February 2020

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Sound City has partnered with fundraising agency CAPLL Ltd in a deal that will see increased investment in its suite...

Neuroscientists, The Futureheads and a host of music industry pioneers announced for ground-breaking conference and showcase

18 February 2020

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Globally renowned music conference Un-Convention has announced the lineup for its return to the Niamos Theatre in Manchester 4-6 March...

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