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IMPALA is gearing up to oppose Tencent's buyout of a 10% stake of Universal Music Group

26 November 2019

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IMPALA is gearing up to oppose Tencent's buyout of a 10% stake of Universal Music Group with an option to...

Nordic Music Showcase Ja Ja Ja celebrates 10th anniversary as Nomex continues to flourish

26 November 2019

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This week, Nordic club night and website Ja Ja Ja celebrates its 10th anniversary. Over the past decade, more than 250 artists...

Music Made Me Do It

25 November 2019

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A new podcast series about music obsession and blind stupidity “I came to my unit one day and it was flooded....

Jessica Carsen named Senior Vice President of Communications at Sony Music UK

25 November 2019

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Sony Music UK today [25.11], announced the appointment of Jessica Carsen to the position of Senior Vice President, Communications. She...

Deezer Shares on Snapchat

25 November 2019

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Send your favorite content on Snapchat    We know you've got a story to tell, a Snapchat Story that is. This time,...

Winners Revealed: Production Music Awards 2019

25 November 2019

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Best use of production music in advertising, film and television celebrated at awards show Amy McKnight, Universal Production Music, wins PRS...

YouTube Music unveils ‘Ones To Watch’ Artist Spotlight for 2020

25 November 2019

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Aitch, Beabadoobee, Deno, Joy Crookes are among the rising stars who have made it onto the list, which predicts 2020’s...

StubHub Acquisition - FEAT comment

25 November 2019

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Katie O'Leary, Campaign Lead, FEAT, the pan-European Alliance formed to fight ticket scalping.  “It’s alarming to think of Viagogo potentially gaining an...

Ariana Grande, Stormzy, Little Mix and Lewis Capaldi among winners at BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards

24 November 2019

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Ariana Grande, Stormzy, Little Mix and Lewis Capaldi were among the winners at BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards, which took...

STOMP Independent of the Year Award 2019

22 November 2019

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Dutch trade association STOMP has awarded Charles Caldas Independent of the Year 2019 to honor him for his great work...

PRS Foundation launches the Hitmaker fund

22 November 2019

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A dedicated fund to support behind the scenes creatives  *   Behind the scenes songwriters, producers and music creators to receive grants...

BST Hyde Park 2020

22 November 2019

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AEG GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCE AEG GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCE AMERICAN EXPRESS AS PRESENTING PARTNER FOR BST HYDE PARK 2020   AEG, the world’s leading sports and...

Spinnin' Records Asia Opens For Business

21 November 2019

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Spinnin’ Records is strengthening its global footprint with the launch of Spinnin’ Records Asia. The dance and electronic music specialist...

British F1 and McLaren legend Ron Dennis CBE has made a major investment in the British music entertainment business ROXi, taking a 10% stake in the company.

21 November 2019

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- McLaren legend Ron Dennis CBE makes substantial investment in ROXi to combat small screen addiction with a home music...

The Cause has found a new space to dance

21 November 2019

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After raising over £50,000 for charity and creating a solid new clubbing community within its North London walls, The Cause...

Industry backing for Music at Work Week

21 November 2019

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The British music industry has backed the Music at Work Week Campaign - aimed at encouraging employers to enable their...

Music Industry contributes £5.2bn to UK economy - new figures reveal

20 November 2019

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UK Music’s inaugural Music By Numbers report published today reveals the key role music plays in the economy. The key facts...

UK music streaming market could double in size by 2023

20 November 2019

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£500m bonus from innovation in services   New services and innovations targeting different music fans more specifically could double the size of...

P!NK crowned by Ticketmaster fans as UK’s ticket of the year 2019

20 November 2019

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P!nk voted by fans in the UK and globally as the #1 show of 2019Pop reigns supreme with BTS, Take...

Kobalt Music signs mxmtoon to global publishing deal

19 November 2019

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On the Back of More Than 300 Million Streams, Rising Bedroom Pop Star Inks Publishing Deal Kobalt today announced a...

Paper Dress Vintage receives Arts Council England funding

19 November 2019

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London venue latest recipient of funding from Supporting Grassroots Live Music Fund Hackney’s Paper Dress Vintage is the latest successful applicant...

Absolute Radio Launches A New Decade Station - Absolute Radio 10s

18 November 2019

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Bauer Media is unveiling plans for another station as part of its digital innovation product strategy - Absolute Radio 10s. The...

Proper steps up to fulfil global logistics for RSK

18 November 2019

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- Inks distribution deal for UK and Republic of Ireland plus logistical role for international partners- Adds an additional 11,000...

Deezer HiFi Arrives on Mobile

18 November 2019

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Our Hifi service is now on your phone and web Calling all fans of high fidelity! We've just taken FLAC quality...

YMU Group Appoints Fiona McAuley as Head of Digital – UK Music

18 November 2019

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International artist management company YMU Group has appointed Fiona McAuley to the position of Head of Digital – UK Music.  Based...

Flutin Puts Emerging Artists Where They Need to Be: In Music Fans' Playlists

18 November 2019

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  App boosts indie musicians via AI-powered playlists and engaging UX  Austin-based Christophe Lavigne had been working on his music for years,...

Artist & Manager Awards 2019 - full list of winners announced

15 November 2019

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Surprise award for Stormzy, Tobe Onwuka & team #merky tops the biggest Artist & Manager Awards yet   - Nile Rodgers, Rebecca...

MelodyVR - new shows

15 November 2019

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All shows available in immersive 360° virtual reality via the MelodyVR app for smartphone or VR headset, at on.melodyvr.com/App   Khalid, The...

Hipgnosis Songs Fund

15 November 2019

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund was today welcomed to the London Stock Exchange to celebrate its successful admission to the Premium Segment...

Bastille re-records ‘Can’t fight this feeling’ for the new John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners joint Christmas TV advert, ‘Excitable Edgar’

15 November 2019

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John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners have teamed with Globe - Universal Music UK’s creative agency - to line up...

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