twitter Facebook

If you are a subscriber, you can login here

In tune. Informed. Indispensable.

News and Press

Record of the Day provides a daily round-up of all the vital music industry news, features and reviews from the UK newspapers, plus worldwide sites, direct to your inbox early morning every day. Sign up for a free trial here.

Sony Music Publishing Renews Global Deal with Jon Nite

26 May 2021

Press release

  Today, Sony Music Publishing Nashville announced it has renewed its worldwide deal with Grammy nominated, CMA and ACM award-winning hitmaker...

Survey reveals Brexit paperwork is 'a complete nightmare' for musicians

25 May 2021

Press release

A new survey by the Musicians' Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians has revealed how performers are considering moving...

Aser Ventures invests in Creed Media

25 May 2021

Press release

Stockholm-based digital agency adds new marketing capabilities to Andrea Radrizzani’s investment platform   The sports and media investment platform Aser Ventures has...

Wolf Alice, Holly Humberstone, Laura Mvula, CSS & more take on the 80s with Deezer’s new ‘InVersions 80s’ album

25 May 2021

Press release

The Originals compilation returns with a new class of alternative artists from across the globe Deezer has today announced ‘InVersions 80s,’...

BIMM Launch Greenhouse Enterprise Fund

25 May 2021

Press release

BIMM Institute is partnering with Remi Harris Consulting and Creative United to improve the equality of opportunity for entrepreneurial students...

BRXTN Studios announces young rapper and songwriter Deecien as competition winner

25 May 2021

Press release

BRIXTON VOICES: A QUEST TO UNEARTH HOME-GROWN TALENT  Grammy nominated song-writer Ruth Anne Cunningham to host songwriting masterclass for all finalists   BRXTN Studios is...

Adaptr Transforms Music Licensing for Developers

25 May 2021

Press release

New platform turns months-long process into a single click Incorporating music into your app or platform is now extremely simple. What...

AIM Launches Free Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training Programme To Accelerate Change In The Music Industry

24 May 2021

Press release

The ground-breaking 'EDI Level-Up Programme' will support independent businesses to break down barriers  Led by diversity and inclusion experts Arit Eminue and Vick Bain    The Association of Independent Music (AIM), the...

Richie Hawtin & Matthew Hawtin release collaborative NFT with innovative programmable art platform Async Art

24 May 2021

Press release

artist: RICHIE HAWTIN & MATTHEW HAWTIN title: F.U.S.E. – “SYNTAX [TWO]”platform: ASYNC MUSIC (WAVE II)Date: May 24, 2021, 9am PST...

Driift statement regarding Live At Worthy Farm

24 May 2021

Press release

Dear Live At Worthy Farm ticket purchasers,  We are standing here today with the heaviest of hearts. Although many thousands of...

Coldplay and Jorja Smith join the bill for Radio 1’s Big Weekend of Live Music 2021, plus all performance locations revealed

24 May 2021

Press release

Coldplay and Jorja Smith have been announced for Radio 1’s Big Weekend of Live Music 2021, joining Ed Sheeran, AJ...

Sony Music Publishing Signs Del Amitri To Global Deal

24 May 2021

Press release

Sony Music Publishing UK today announced the signing of Del Amitri to a worldwide publishing deal. The agreement covers the...

Tixxy Launches as Live Music Returns

24 May 2021

Press release

SMS-based concert discovery assistant Tixxy is now launching in the US with partners Sound Rink, 10th Street Entertainment, and AXS  Tixxy...

Warner Music Group/Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund Announces Second Tranche of Grants

24 May 2021

Press release

Fund’s First Year of Grantmaking Supports Organizations Investing in Black Communities Worldwide and Prioritizes Selecting Black Business Leaders to Advance...

City Football Group joins Oak View Group as a Joint Venture Partner in Co-op Live, the 23,500-capacity venue at the Etihad Campus, East Manchester

24 May 2021

Press release

Oak View Group and City Football Group will coordinate on jobs, sustainability and advancing the Etihad Campus as a global...

Susan Rogers receives top Music Producers Guild Award

24 May 2021

Press release

The Music Producers Guild are delighted to honour record producer, sound engineer and professor Susan Rogers with the PPL Present The MPG Award For Outstanding...

Warner Chappell Music sign publishing deal with Henry Counsell

24 May 2021

Press release

Warner Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has signed a worldwide publishing deal with songwriter, producer,...

Believe records highest ever top independent artists and labels signings including James Morrison, Communion, Sabaton, and Cr2 against major competition

21 May 2021

Press release

In Q1 2021, Believe announces a raft of new signings of key independent artists and labels in all 50 countries...

Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) announce new Scottish hip hop and grime event

20 May 2021

Press release

A new event to inspire and empower members of Scotland's hip hop and grime communities launches this summer, helped by...

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights Signs Burna Boy to Worldwide Deal

20 May 2021

Press release

The GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist Continues His Rise With KNR Signing   Kobalt Neighbouring Rights (KNR) today announced a worldwide deal with Damini...

The UK’s most played Eurovision UK Entries

20 May 2021

Press release

PRS for Music reveals chart of Most Played Eurovision UK Entries Celebrating 25 years of 1996 entry Ooh Aah…Just A Little...

UK music licensing company PPL collects £225.7 million in 2020

20 May 2021

Press release

UK music licensing company PPL collected £225.7 million for performers and recording rightsholders in 2020; a decrease of £46.1 million...

MCPS Chair Jackie Alway OBE first-ever woman elected Chair of International Confederation of Music Publishers

20 May 2021

Press release

  Jackie Alway OBE, Executive VP of International Legal & Industry Affairs at Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has been elected...

Deezer appoints Jeronimo Folgueira as new CEO to drive continued growth and innovation

20 May 2021

Press release

- Experienced leader with a proven track record of transformation and growth in highly competitive digital industries - Hans-Holger Albrecht will...

DJ/Producer Batu partners with Dr. Martens to Launch Bristol's First Free Community Music Studio

20 May 2021

Press release

First Light Studio, founded by Batu with the support of Dr. Martens, has been created to give equal opportunities to emerging talent to...

Beatport Announces Second Installment of “Game Changers”; Livestream + Documentary Series with Chris Liebing

20 May 2021

Press release

Beatport, the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans, announced today that Chris Liebing will star...

Statement from LIVE on PRS Streaming rate

20 May 2021

Press release

“In a year where we all relied on online connectivity, livestreaming was one of the only ways artists were able...

Swedish tech startup, Staccs, launches premium streaming service for concert video in the Nordics - offering artists a new commercial opportunity

20 May 2021

Press release

New, untapped commercial opportunities open up for the music industry User-centric model favours content owners for royalty payments  Music fans can relive...

Triller and Universal Music Group Announce Worldwide Licensing Agreements for Recorded Music & Publishing

20 May 2021

Press release

Triller, the globally popular AI-powered short video platform, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today...

Deutsche Telekom launches Project Futureproof to support Gen Z in exploring future careers.

19 May 2021

Press release

Project Futureproof is a support platform from Deutsche Telekom that aims to inspire & support Gen Z to identify future...

Submit news or a press release

Want to add your news or press release? Email Paul or Kevin

Two week FREE trial
device: pc