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Decca announces V&A Event - featuring rare Bowie videos, performances from Sheku Kanneh-Mason and more

04 April 2019

Press release

On Sunday 5th May, Decca Records partners with London’s prestigious V&A for a day of family fun, and music and...

Pablo Diaz-Reixa, the Latin Grammy winner known as ‘El Guincho’, has signed a renewed worldwide deal with Warner/Chappell Music

04 April 2019

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Pablo Diaz-Reixa, the Latin Grammy winner known as ‘El Guincho’, has signed a renewed worldwide deal with Warner/Chappell Music, the...

Olga FitzRoy and Rhiannon Mair Join The MPG’s Executive Board

04 April 2019

Press release

The two women were elected at an Extraordinary General meeting held in London on April 2nd 2019.     The Music Producers Guild...

Deezer appoints Nigel Harding as its new VP of Artist Marketing

04 April 2019

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Deezer, the global music streaming service, has appointed Nigel Harding as its new VP of Artist Marketing. Nigel will lead Deezer’s...

UTA's Neil Warnock receives his MBE for series to Music and Charity

04 April 2019

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Neil Warnock, Global Head of Touring at United Talent Agency, receiving his MBE for services to Music and Charity at...

Bauer Media appoints Paul Keenan and Rob Munro-Hall to new international roles

04 April 2019

Press release

Bauer Media has appointed Paul Keenan President of Audio at Bauer Media Group, and Rob Munro-Hall as Co-Head of Bauer...

Sony/ATV signs Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock through new JV Twentyseven Music Publishing

04 April 2019

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JV pairs industry veteran Barry Weiss and songwriter Jenna Andrews Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with Jade Thirlwall...

Capitol Music Group/Caroline signs agreement with global K-Pop superstars NCT 127 through SM Entertainment

04 April 2019

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WILL PROVIDE DISTRIBUTION AND EXTENSIVE MARKETING SERVICES FOR MOST GLOBAL TERRITORIESCapitol Music Group (CMG) & Caroline, their independent distribution and...

AIF adds 3 new Board members at AGM

03 April 2019

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Rewind Festival’s Katt Lingard, Boardmasters’ Kevin Moore and Nozstock’s Rob Nosworthy join 8 existing Board members The Association of Independent Festivals...

HMV partners with Tixserve for next-gen digital tickets

03 April 2019

Press release

HMV has partnered with Tixserve to provide secure, content-rich, next-generation digital tickets for in-store events. Tixserve is a Software as a...

The Music Managers Forum announce role changes for Fiona McGugan & Joseph Lever

03 April 2019

Press release

  Fiona is made Strategy & Operations Director, Joseph is now Industry Relations & Events Manager MMF membership increases 25% year-on-year to...

BMG names new leadership in Continental Europe and Germany

03 April 2019

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Dominique Kulling appointed EVP Continental Europe Repertoire & Marketing BMG has promoted Dominique Kulling to EVP Continental Europe Repertoire & Marketing, responsible...

Reservoir launches office in Nashville and recruits music publishing executive John Ozier to head operations

02 April 2019

Press release

Reservoir has announced the launch of its fifth global office, expanding to Nashville, Tennessee and the addition of key Creative...

Foals at The Great Escape

02 April 2019

Press release

FOALS   CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE TRANSGRESSIVE 15TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE GREAT ESCAPE  SPOTLIGHT SHOW  |  CONCORDE 2  |  FRIDAY 10 MAY  SUPPORTED BY SPECIAL GUESTS BLAENAVON & BONIFACE  TICKETS ON SALE...

Warner/Chappell officially unveils new leadership

02 April 2019

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Guy Moot Named Co-Chair & CEO; Joins Carianne Marshall, Co-Chair and COO   Warner/Chappell Music officially announces its new leadership. Effective today,...

Bauer Media CEO UK and European Radio Paul Keenan calls for the entire radio industry to unite

02 April 2019

Press release

Bauer Media CEO Paul Keenan opened Radiodays Europe today calling for commercial and public service broadcasters to unite and adopt...

MÖTLEY CRÜE’S THE DIRT SOUNDTRACK

02 April 2019

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THE MOMENTUM CONTINUES WORLDWIDE! MÖTLEY CRÜE’S THE DIRT SOUNDTRACK AND CATALOG REACHING 2000% INCREASE IN SALES   #10 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 FOR THE...

Deezer takes K-Pop Global with new K-Pop channel

02 April 2019

Press release

Deezer, the global music streaming service, is taking K-Pop music to new audiences with the launch of a brand new...

AWAL signs worldwide deal with leading independent label, B-Unique

02 April 2019

Press release

AWAL Partners with A&R Driven Label Ready to Launch Exciting New Artists AWAL, Kobalt’s recording company, today announced an exclusive...

Damaris Rex-Taylor and Phil Youngman join RCA Records

02 April 2019

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David Dollimore, President of RCA Records UK, has today announced two key appointments at the label. Damaris Rex-Taylor will be...

IFPI Global Music Report: Global recorded music revenues grow 9.7%

02 April 2019

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- Total streaming revenues grew 34.0% to nearly half of all revenue, driven by paid streaming- Latin America shows highest...

Comments on IFPI’s Global Music Report

02 April 2019

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John Aalbers, 7digital’s newly appointed CEO, commenting on IFPI’s Global Music Report said: “The IFPI report shows positive growth in...

Pex Introduces its New, Free Attribution Engine to Connect Creators, Copyright, and Content Seamlessly

02 April 2019

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People are creating content that gets picked up by everyone from their followers and friends to the traditional media. Yet...

Quotes from the AMP London Conference

02 April 2019

Press release

WHERE ARE ALL THE FEMALE BOSSES?Telling examples of how gender inequality is hard to shift but changing perceptions, stereotypes and...

Universal Music signs publishing deal with Magnificence, one of the most promising newcomers in Electronic Music

02 April 2019

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Universal Music Publishing recently signed a publishing deal with Dutch DJ/producer duo Magnificence. The duo, hailing from the Netherlands, is...

AWAL Signs Worldwide Recordings Deal With Alt-Pop Artist Millie Turner

01 April 2019

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AWAL Inks Deal With Rising Star After Seeing Success on Singles "Eyes On You" & "Night Running" AWAL, Kobalt's recording company,...

Kate Shepherd named MD, Entertainment Programming, Warner Music UK

31 March 2019

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 Award-winning creative and commercial executive expands Warner’s global network of original content expertise   Kate Shepherd has been appointed to the newly...

Pop songs are getting shorter and longer songs are becoming less popular, according to record label study

30 March 2019

Press release

- The length of the average number one song has shrunk by almost one fifth over the past two decades...

MelodyVR release a group of new shows, including The Streets’ riotous Brixton Academy comeback

28 March 2019

Press release

MelodyVR are adding five new incredible gigs to their VR collection: users of the platform will be able to immerse...

ACCESS and 7digital partner to power the automotive connected radio revolution

28 March 2019

Press release

ACCESS CO., LTD and 7digital have announced a partnership to bring cutting-edge connected radio services into the car. The collaboration will see 7digital’s...

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