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OnePlan raises $3.8M to Expand Ultimate Event and Venue Platform

05 July 2021

Press release

  https://www.oneplanevents.com   Used by music festivals, motor races, the NBA, and English Premier League clubs, the startup has been crucial in post-COVID...

IFPI and music groups in Brazil help tackle music streaming manipulation

05 July 2021

Press release

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Brazilian national group, Pro-Música Brasil, have announced further...

Music Connections launches to champion NI music

03 July 2021

Press release

Get Featured – the new initiative wants to hear from all those working in music   A new online music initiative dedicated...

B-Unique Music Publishing announce a raft of exciting new signings

02 July 2021

Press release

Off the back of his massive hits “Lonely” and "Head’n’Heart" with Joel Corry, we’re thrilled to confirm that songwriter and...

Music Managers Forum AGM 2021

02 July 2021

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MMF announces new board members and custodians, while revealing membership has increased from 700 to more than 1,200 in two...

Selfridges celebrates Factory Records with exclusive merchandise range

02 July 2021

Press release

EXHIBITION AND MERCHANDISE RANGE TO LAUNCH THIS SUMMER, FEATURING ICONIC JOY DIVISION AND NEW ORDER ARTWORK BY PETER SAVILLE   British record label Factory...

West One Music Group Continues Global Expansion with New Office in Copenhagen, Denmark

01 July 2021

Press release

  West One Music Group is thrilled to announce the opening of a brand-new office in Copenhagen, Denmark as part of...

Future Yard launches artist membership programme

01 July 2021

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Merseyside music venue FUTURE YARD announces permanent programme to supportnew music talent.  Applications for PROPELLER are now open until 2nd August...

Politicians From Main Parties Join Forces To Urge Government To Tackle “Profound Challenge” Facing Covid-hit UK Music Industry

01 July 2021

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MPs from across the political divide have joined forces to call on PM Boris Johnson and the Government to back...

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award returns for bumper 10th year, inviting submissions for Scotland’s national music prize

01 July 2021

Press release

OVER £250,000 DISTRIBUTED IN PRIZE FUNDS AND 180 ALBUMS CELEBRATED TO DATE  RETURN TO PHYSICAL AWARD CEREMONY AT EDINBURGH’S USHER HALL ON...

Kobalt Releases Fiscal Year 19/20 Financials and Announces Profitability in Current Fiscal Year

01 July 2021

Press release

Amid Pandemic Gross Collections Grew 13% Company Strongly Positioned for Further Profitable GrowthKobalt today reported that its gross collections grew by...

BBC Radio 1 - Vick Hope and Jordan North to host new drivetime show

01 July 2021

Press release

* Nick Grimshaw to leave the station after 14 years * * Dean McCullough to host new weekend show *   BBC Radio...

Warner Chappell Music appoints Jenni Pfaff as SVP, Head of Global Strategic Integration and Operations

01 July 2021

Press release

Seasoned HR Executive Jesse Dang Joins as New SVP of People   Warner Chappell Music (WCM), the global publishing arm of Warner...

shesaid.so Connects With Independents Through New Partnership With AIM

30 June 2021

Press release

shesaid.so and the Association of Independent Music (AIM) have formalised their longstanding relationship with a new partnership, bringing together the two communities they represent - independent music businesses...

#LetTheMusicMove campaign comment after today's appearance by Lord Frost at the DCMS Select Committee session on EU visa arrangements for creative workers

30 June 2021

Press release

"Today's Select Committee session will do little to soothe the growing concerns of the UK's artists, musicians and live music...

Airbit Collects $2.5 Million in YouTube Monetization for Producers in First Half of 2021

30 June 2021

Press release

Airbit, the online hub and marketplace for beatmakers, has collected and distributed more than $2.5 million in YouTube-generated revenue to...

Becoming The Artist

30 June 2021

Press release

MUSICIANS EMPOWERED ‘FROM THE INSIDE OUT’ A new and affordable online resource and membership community has launched to help young musicians...

Airwaves teams with tech platform Zaiko in first of its kind festival partnership - Iceland Airwaves Japan!

30 June 2021

Press release

INTRODUCING ICELAND AIRWAVES JAPAN  TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM ZAIKO ANNOUNCES FIRST OF ITS KIND DIGITAL FESTIVAL PARTNERSHIP  YIELDING A NEW MODEL FOR YEAR-ROUND LIVE...

PPL makes payment of £72.1 million to 103,773 performers and recording rightsholders in June distribution

30 June 2021

Press release

  PPL, the UK collective management organisation (CMO), today makes a payment of £72.1 million to 103,773 performers and recording rightsholders....

Tuned Global and social media app LYKA sign deal to power immersive in-app music streaming experience

30 June 2021

Press release

LYKA is using Tuned Global’s APIs to quickly build in-app music streaming service Tuned Global to manage content delivery and ingestion...

Carrefour Spectacles joins forces with Ticketmaster France

30 June 2021

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Ticketmaster France today announced its partnership with Carrefour Spectacles, part of the Carrefour Group, one of the most established ticketing...

River House Artists Sign Grant Gilbert to Global Deal

30 June 2021

Press release

  Today, River House Artists, in partnership with Sony Music Publishing Nashville, today announced the signing of rising country music singer-songwriter...

StagePilot Welcomes Music Industry Vet, Melanie Macaulay as VP of Strategy and Business Development

30 June 2021

Press release

Groundbreaking VIP events and experiences platformStagePilot has announced Melanie Macaulay as VP of Strategy and Business Development. She will report to...

VIP Experiences Platform StagePilot Welcomes Music Industry Vet, Melanie Macaulay as VP of Strategy and Business Development

30 June 2021

Press release

Since launching in April, StagePilot has partnered with the likes of Pink Sweat$, JoJo, All Time Low, Lil Skies, Korn,...

Katy Perry Announces Exclusive Global NFT Collaboration and Investment in Theta Network

30 June 2021

Press release

Exclusive NFTs will celebrate Katy's 'Play' Las Vegas residency starting in December 2021 at the brand new Resorts World Las Vegas hotel   Global...

Single Music Launches Fan Insights Data Dashboard

30 June 2021

Press release

  Single Music, a centralized interface for direct-to-consumer digital music sales, monetized video content, and chart reporting, has rolled out its...

Universal Music Publishing Nashville has signed rising star Morgan Wade to an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement

30 June 2021

Press release

  Wade's first full-length album, Reckless, was released earlier this year and debuted at number 14 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. The project,...

Zoe Wees named as YouTube Music’s next Artist On The Rise in the UK & Germany

29 June 2021

Press release

YouTube Music’s Artist On The Rise expands to Germany, France & Korea Wees follows in the footsteps of the likes of...

Rising star signs to the new record label icons+giants A global joint venture with ADA / Warner Music Group

29 June 2021

Press release

  The 22-year-old South London-based singer Imen has signed to New York based record label, icons+giants. The company was launched by...

Music Venue Trust Announces ‘Hybrid’ Venues Day 2021

29 June 2021

Press release

EartH London to Host Main National Event on October 5th with ‘Venues Day Online’ added on October 12th. International Partnerships Announced...

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