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Atlantic Records UK signs joint venture with Trust It Entertainment

29 June 2021

Press release

  Warner Music UK’s Atlantic Records has today announced details of its new joint-venture with Trust It Entertainment, home to some...

WOMAD 2021 Cancelled

29 June 2021

Press release

To our WOMAD Family, Following today’s update and the Government’s unwillingness to provide insurance support for festivals, we are very sadly...

Deezer goes global with NPR shows and podcasts

29 June 2021

Press release

NPR's most popular podcasts will available to Deezer users worldwide   Podcast fans are taking over the world! In 2020, the number...

The Notting Hill Academy Of Music announces Scholarships

29 June 2021

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The Notting Hill Academy Of Music announces groundbreaking Scholarships for September 2021 with Raw Power Management and Relentless Records A commitment...

Ed Sheeran TikTok show breaks records with 5.5 million viewers

29 June 2021

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  It's official! Ed Sheeran has the broken the record for the biggest ever LIVE music performance on TikTok with over 5.5 million...

500 Music Organisations Commit to Gender Equality

28 June 2021

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EBU Music, part of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the 500th signatory of the groundbreaking Keychange gender pledge joining...

Reservoir acquires the producer catalog of legendary rock producer Tom Werman

28 June 2021

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Reservoir has announced the acquisition of the producer catalog of legendary Rock producer Tom Werman. The deal includes 100% of...

Bucks signs pianist and composer Robert Mitchell to admin deal

28 June 2021

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Bucks Music Group has signed pianist and composer Robert Mitchell to a worldwide administration deal.   Although his reputation was forged in...

AIM's 'How to Fix Streaming' discussion opens to public

28 June 2021

Press release

Former Spotify Chief Economist Will Page joins expert panel tackling the streaming debate Key industry figures and policymakers in attendance Thursday 1 July 11am-12:30pm UK Time this week, sign...

Deezer and Firestone join forces to promote new artists

28 June 2021

Press release

Musicians face a long and winding road to success. The global streaming service Deezer and Firestone, a leading international tyre...

Thousands of women across the UK encouraged to #GETHEARD

28 June 2021

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ShaSimone, Ni’Sha, and Ariez Baby to receive Future Hitmaker Awards of £3,000, £2,000 and £1,000 Winning tracks picked by some of the...

Know Your Worth campaign

28 June 2021

Press release

Almost half of music producers and engineers have worked for free during the pandemic. This was despite nearly two-thirds of...

Lusitanian Music Publishing joins IMPEL

28 June 2021

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Lusitanian is the first Portuguese publisher to join the indie digital licensing agencyLusitanian Music Publishing has become the first Portuguese...

The IMS Business Report 2021

28 June 2021

Press release

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PIONEER DJ & BILLBOARD DANCE  A DECADE LOST THE GLOBAL VALUE OF THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC INDUSTRY FELL BY 54%...

LA Sync International Trade Mission returns for 17th year

28 June 2021

Press release

BPI and MPA partner with DIT for free webinar that will explore Music Sync in Children's MediaFirst in a series of...

EVIDENCE SESSION: EU Visa Arrangements for Creative Workers

26 June 2021

Press release

Tuesday 29 June, 14.40 Watch LIVE on parliamentlive.tv Lord Frost to face questions on impact of UK-EU trade deal on creative industries MPs will question...

Deezer partners with VIDAA and Hisense to bring music to smart TVs worldwide

26 June 2021

Press release

New integration is available on over 15 million TVs worldwide  Dedicated Deezer button added to all remote controls on Hisense TVs...

More than half of UK festivals have now cancelled in 2021

26 June 2021

Press release

  The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) estimates that 51% of all UK festivals 5,000 cap and over have now been cancelled. The unfortunate...

Spotify reveals Songs of the Summer predictions

26 June 2021

Press release

Summer 2021 deserves a soundtrack that has you dancing like your heart is bursting with sunshine, and Spotify is here...

Government publishes Events Research Programme report

26 June 2021

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  Mitigation measures can be used to reduce and manage risks associated with large events Pilots have been run in a structured,...

UK Music Chief Welcomes Government Publication Of Data On Pilot Events As "Critical First Step" To Mass Live Music Events

26 June 2021

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Responding to the Government's publication today (Friday 25th June) of data regarding the Events Research Programme, UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin said:  "It's welcome...

Comment on the release of the Government ERP report

26 June 2021

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Greg Parmley, CEO of LIVE, said:  "We are pleased that the Government has finally published some of the ERP research but...

A statement from AIF CEO Paul Reed on the Government's publication of the Events Research Programme Phase 1 findings

26 June 2021

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"We welcome the Government finally publishing the findings of the ERP Phase 1 pilot events. Although wide ranging, in many...

BPI comment on ERP Phase I Findings Report

26 June 2021

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"We are pleased that The BRIT Awards 2021 with Mastercard recorded zero positive COVID cases as part of the Government's Events Research...

Third round of Culture Recovery Fund to secure future of thousands of organisations

25 June 2021

Press release

  The final £300 million of the government’s £2 billion rescue package will support thousands of organisations in the run up...

BMG celebrates global Pride with all-star line-up

25 June 2021

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- Rufus Wainwright, Ladyhawke, Brooke Eden, K. Flay and Meshell Ndegeocello perform for global team across 12 territories. - Contributions from Bebe Rexha,...

Sumit Bothra named Managing Director of ATC Management, Europe

24 June 2021

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In a newly-created role, Sumit becomes the primary contact for ATC’s growing community of managers. ATC also continues to expand its...

PPL appoints Tomi Oyewumi as Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Partner

24 June 2021

Press release

   Today PPL, the UK music industry’s collective management organisation (CMO) for recorded music, announces the appointment of Tomi Oyewumi as the company’s...

Massive Attack's Robert del Naja launches unique artwork in support of War Child Gaza Appeal

24 June 2021

Press release

Robert del Naja of Massive Attack, will be releasing a new limited edition print, 'Help95' with all proceeds to be...

Nottingham's Splendour Festival Due to Take Place Sat 24 July 2021 is Cancelled

24 June 2021

Press release

Firstly, we wanted to say a huge thanks for your patience whilst we figured out our options, this took a...

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