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Paid-for streaming on course to overtake free services for the first time

05 February 2019

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STREAMING MAKES IT FASHIONABLE TO PAY FOR MUSIC AGAIN Subscription streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer and YouTube...

Festicket kicks off 2019 with $4.6m investment from creative specialists Edge

05 February 2019

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- Festicket is a fast-growing festival ticket and travel booking platform- Edge’s investment will help the company drive international expansion-...

Truck Festival 2019 announces first wave of acts

05 February 2019

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First Wave Of Artists Announced Including Home-town heroes Foals.Wolf Alice, Two Door Cinema Club and Slaves amongst other acts announced. From July...

Mechanical Licensing Collective

05 February 2019

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Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) Coalition Unveils Broad Support for Copyright Office Submission, Announces Board and Committee Members and Launches Songwriter Petition The...

Ground-breaking research on the way as Help Musicians UK announces partnership with the British Tinnitus Association during Tinnitus Week

05 February 2019

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HMUK to partner with British Tinnitus Association to undertake pioneering research delving into the effects, management and prevention of tinnitus...

BPI quote on HMV

05 February 2019

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Welcoming the news that HMV is to continue trading following its acquisition by Sunrise Records, Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive BPI...

Bauer Media acquires Celador Radio & Lincs FM Group

05 February 2019

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Bauer Media Group has today announced it will acquire Celador Radio and Lincs FM Group. Celador Radio comprises of 25...

Sony/ATV signs worldwide deal with Cathy Dennis

05 February 2019

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Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with multiple Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter Cathy Dennis.  The agreement extends Sony/ATV’s representation...

Proper Music Group reaction to Sunrise Records’ acquisition of HMV

05 February 2019

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On the recent news of Sunrise Records’ acquisition of HMV, Drew Hill, MD of Proper Music Group, has commented:“This is...

Deezer appoints Tarek Mounir as CEO of MENA

05 February 2019

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- New regional CEO brings a wealth of media and entertainment experience and a successful track record of growing business...

Warner Music Group plans move to new state-of-the-art building in LA arts district

05 February 2019

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FEBRUARY 25 AND MARCH 18 Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced its move to a new state-of-the-art building in Downtown L.A.’s...

Zac Brown Band signs with BMG

05 February 2019

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Multi-Platinum, Grammy award-winning Zac Brown Band have signed a new global licensing agreement with BMG to release their forthcoming studio album. The...

Global Superstar Musicians pledge support on World Cancer Day

04 February 2019

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View the video here Leading musicians have come together for this World Cancer Day – a global awareness raising initiative by...

Ticketmaster partners internationally with Cancer Research UK

04 February 2019

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Ticketmaster UK, a Live Nation Entertainment company, today announces its partnership with Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading cancer charity...

National Album Day exhibition comes to The O2

04 February 2019

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An exhibition commemorating 70 years of iconic album artwork curated for the UK’s first ever National Album Day is now...

A Statement from PledgeMusic

02 February 2019

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To the PledgeMusic community,The situation that PledgeMusic has found itself in is unacceptable and to all of the artists, managers,...

UK trade mission aims to boost British music in China

01 February 2019

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Applications now being accepted for mission to China Download the application form here – https://bit.ly/2DgAuRO    A UK music industry trade mission to...

Elsa Vivero promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA

01 February 2019

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Elsa Vivero has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Global Digital Account Management at WEA, the global artist and...

BIMM announces Teenage Cancer Trust as new charity partner

01 February 2019

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BIMM Institute are delighted to announce that they have chosen Teenage Cancer Trust as their official charity partner.BIMM, the leading...

Two-thirds of young people in England are active musicians, a new report finds

31 January 2019

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“Music is pretty much everything.” - Chi, 21, Oxford.A new research report shows that music is young people’s favourite hobby,...

Jess Glynne added to BRITs show line up with special guest H.E.R.

31 January 2019

Press release

The BRIT Awards 2019 will be live on ITV Wednesday 20th February at The O2 Arena, London   The BRIT Awards 2019 with...

Warner Music Group partners with Qrates to extend vinyl reissue initiative of back-catalog for Run Out Groove imprint

31 January 2019

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Qrates announced today that it will support Run Out Groove, Warner Music Group’s fan-driven vinyl-only record label, with vinyl reissue...

Cooking Vinyl Publishing signs joint venture deal with Sound Collective

31 January 2019

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Cooking Vinyl Publishing is delighted to announce it has entered into an agreement with London-based management company Sound Collective to...

Mark Ronson and Mabel join the star-studded line-up for the Global Awards 2019 with very.co.uk

31 January 2019

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LITTLE MIX, LANG LANG, BLOSSOMS & ANNE-MARIE WILL ALSO PERFORM AT THE PRESTIGIOUS CEREMONY CELEBRATING THE STARS OF MUSIC, NEWS AND...

Ballantine’s and Boiler Room (re)join forces to support true music scenes around the world

31 January 2019

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Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and Boiler Room today announce their 2019 tour, the first project in the  whisky brand’s new True...

UK Americana Awards wraps up three days of Americanafest UK

31 January 2019

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Winners included Frank Turner, Brandi Carlile, Graham Nash and Joe Boyd Performers included Jade Bird, Seth Lakeman, Graham Nash, Rhiannon Giddens...

Warner Music and Turkey's Doğan Group strike new partnership

30 January 2019

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Deal ranges from harnessing one of the world’s most popular online video platforms to physical distributionWarner Music has struck a...

ILMC 31 conference agenda revealed

30 January 2019

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Conference programme grows by a third on previous editions Organisers of the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) have revealed the 2019...

Lewis Capaldi crowned MTV Push: Ones To Watch 2019 champion

30 January 2019

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After weeks of battling it out for the public’s vote, MTV UK today announced Lewis Capaldi as the MTV PUSH:...

Reservoir First to Go Live with New Vistex Software

30 January 2019

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Vistex Online Statement Platform (OS2.0) Gives Music Publishers Key AdvantageVistex, the leading rights and royalty management software solutions provider dedicated...

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