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Katja Krasavice signs deal with Warner Chappell Music

08 July 2021

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Multi-talented singer-songwriter is enjoying huge success in Germany   Superstar Katja Krasavice has signed a global publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music,...

Amorphous announced as Apple Music Up Next artist

08 July 2021

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 Up Next Short Shot on iPhone Debuts Exclusively on Apple Music Today   Watch the trailer HERE    Apple Music today announced artist/producer Amorphous as...

Getting ALL European artists back on the road

08 July 2021

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The current touring crisis facing the music sector has to end. Facilitating live shows and touring is our best shot...

Atlantic Records UK & ADA UK partner with new label Candela Records

08 July 2021

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  Warner Music UK today announced details of a partnership between Atlantic Records UK, Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), Warner Music Group's multi-award-winning...

‘Who Do You Think You Are’ named most played Spice Girls track on UK radio and TV

08 July 2021

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UK music licensing company PPL reveals group’s biggest hits on 25th anniversary of their first single   PPL is celebrating the 25th...

Universal Music Publishing Group launches in Israel

08 July 2021

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Itamar Shafrir appointed General Manager, Publishing and Production Music   Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading, global music publishing company, today announced...

UK label CLOUD X partners with THE ORCHARD to "Bring Back the Essence of UK R&B"

08 July 2021

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Cloud X today announced details around its partnership deal with global music distributor The Orchard. Cloud X is the UK's...

CLOUD X announce the official lineup of their new CLOUD X FESTIVAL on August 8

08 July 2021

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One of the hottest emerging UK creative homes, CLOUD X – announce the official lineup of their new CLOUD X...

Keane to play concert at the Hop Farm, Kent on 19 June 2022

08 July 2021

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After a six-year hiatus, Keane made a long overdue return with their 2019 studio album ‘Cause and Effect; and a...

Rolling Stone to launch UK Edition

08 July 2021

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The iconic music, entertainment and culture magazine that shaped American generations crosses the pond Print, digital and social platforms to launch...

Justin Prakash promoted to Chief Financial Officer, Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals

08 July 2021

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  Concord is pleased to announce that Justin Prakash has been promoted to CFO of Concord Music Publishing and Concord Theatricals,...

May-A signs to Atlantic Records

08 July 2021

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ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP ‘DON'T KISS UR FRIENDS’ OUT AUG 6SHARES NEW VERSON OF ‘SWING OF THINGS’ FEATURING POWFU LISTEN | WATCH    “MAY-A is a pop...

The National Lottery and Music Venue Trust Announce Ground-Breaking Partnership to Help Revive Grassroots Live Music

07 July 2021

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£1m initiative will support over 300 live performances in The National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour Sir Tom Jones, Rag ‘N’ Bone...

BRITs Apprentice Scheme returns to boost more young talent looking to forge a career in the music industry

07 July 2021

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10 diverse music companies across the UK receive funding from music industry charity The BRIT Trust Funding helps them hire apprentices...

IFPI's Sub-Saharan Africa Office Takes Charge of Vital Data System Underpinning Recording Industry

07 July 2021

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IFPI is administering the International Standard Recording Code for the region   Music creators in Sub-Saharan Africa now have improved access to...

Concord Music Publishing Sign 2021 Grammy Award winning DJ/Producer Imanbek to a worldwide publishing agreement

07 July 2021

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  Concord Music Publishing are delighted to announce the signing of DJ/Producer Imanbek to a new worldwide publishing agreement. Known for his...

7digital continues global expansion in fitness with Barry's and Volava, joining Apex Rides, Forme, and more

07 July 2021

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  7digital, the global leader in end-to-end digital music solutions, is announcing global fitness brand Barry's and Barcelona's Volava as the newest clients of 7digital's...

FUGA Accelerates International Growth with Appointment of Gareth Mellor as New Global Head of B2B Marketing

07 July 2021

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  Follows hiring of Connie Chow as Marketing Strategy Manager for Dance / Electronic and Greg Vegas as Director of Client...

AIM publishes first whole-of-market research into alternative streaming model together with ‘How to Fix Streaming’ debate

06 July 2021

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Panel comprised Spotify’s Former Chief Economist Will Page, former VP, International at ASCAP David Safir and AIM CEO Paul Pacifico, moderated by Deviate Digital’s...

UK Music Chief Warns Government-backed Insurance Scheme Is “Final Piece Of Jigsaw” Needed To Pave Way For Live Music Events

06 July 2021

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  UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin has warned that a Government-backed insurance scheme is the “final piece of the jigsaw"...

Black Rock co-publishing partnership with Electric Ibiza hits the ground running

06 July 2021

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Electric Ibiza publishing arm to benefit from Sentric’s cutting edge infrastructure and creative Black Rock has finalised a co-publishing partnership with...

Artist First appoints Charlie Rapino as Vice President

06 July 2021

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Industry veteran’s new role will encompass international A&R, talent acquisition and communications  Italian distribution company and record label Artist First has...

Jess Bays and KG join Capital Dance as the UK's official dance station gets even bigger

06 July 2021

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The UK’s official dance station is about to get even bigger with DJs and producers Jess Bays and KG joining...

Applications for Future Bubblers 2022 programme are now open

06 July 2021

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New, unsigned artists are chosen for Gilles Peterson-backed talent development scheme    Application opens from Monday 5th July - Friday 10th September 2021Open to...

Pop-up record store to offer the public free vinyl ahead of Record Store Day UK… with a twist

06 July 2021

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  SMARTY Disc-overy store is giving away a free vinyl to each visitor to help Brits rediscover the joy of new...

Hipgnosis - Oversubscribed Placing

06 July 2021

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  Result of Placing Further to its announcement on 16 June 2021, the Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, the first UK...

For the first time Academy members will vote to choose Songwriter of The Year at The Ivors with Apple Music

05 July 2021

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On 11 August Academy-tier members of The Ivors Academy will be able to vote and decide from a shortlist of five...

Hipgnosis Songs Fund - Annual Report

05 July 2021

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited ("Hipgnosis" or the "Company") Final Results The Board of Hipgnosis, the first UK investment company offering investors a...

Live music can finally reopen our doors after a devastating year

05 July 2021

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  Greg Parmley, CEO of LIVE said: "The live music industry is very pleased with the Prime Minister's statement, and it seems...

Leaving The Building: The Lucrative Afterlife of Music Estates by Eamonn Forde

05 July 2021

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Leaving The Building: The Lucrative Afterlife of Music Estates by Eamonn Forde. Published 19th August on Omnibus Press "I can't waste...

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