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UK Music Responds To Chancellor's Budget

15 March 2023

Press release

Responding to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Budget, UK Music Deputy Chief Executive Tom Kiehl urged the Government to seize the chance...

Sony Music Publishing Signs Julio Reyes To Global Deal

15 March 2023

Press release

  Sony Music Publishing today announced the signing of legendary Colombian songwriter, producer and composer Julio Reyes Copello to a multi-year...

Budget tax boosts for film, TV and video games

15 March 2023

Press release

  The film, TV and video game industries are set to benefit from reforms to the audiovisual tax reliefs which has...

UK budget: Association of Independent Music calls for support for UK music industry

15 March 2023

Press release

CEO Silvia Montello said: "Although encouraging to see the Government extend help to small businesses, the lack of support for the...

A Statement from Music Venue Trust - UK Spring Budget Response

15 March 2023

Press release

  Music Venue Trust (MVT) recently presented to Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and HM Treasury details of the negative impacts...

Amazon Music Announce Dance UK Weekend Warm Up with Girls Don't Sync

15 March 2023

Press release

A New Livestreamed Dance Series on the Amazon Music UK Channel on Twitch New show is part of Amazon Music's commitment to...

Manchester's global music festival and conference BEYOND THE MUSIC to announce ticketing, music & conference details

14 March 2023

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FIRST TICKETS ON SALE AS NEW GLOBAL MUSIC CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL LAUNCHES WITH NEW ORDER SHOW AT SXSW  FIRST DETAILS OF...

National Album Day returns on Saturday 14th October

14 March 2023

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Celebrating the Albums of the 90s - presented in association with official broadcast partner BBC Sounds   National Album Day returns on Saturday...

Spanish recorded music market closes 2022 consolidating the growth of the last 5 years

14 March 2023

Press release

PROMUSICAE presents music sales figures for 2022 Revenues maintain double-digit growth, adding 12.43% to what was achieved in 2021 The contribution of...

CamelPhat has announced a 19-date residency at Pacha Ibiza.

14 March 2023

Press release

CamelPhat, the multi-platinum DJ & production duo are back on the white isle of Ibiza with a brand new home...

Aux reveals functionality of its AI matching technology

14 March 2023

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Part funded by a £50,000 Innovate UK Next Steps Grant, phase one of the AI model will create intelligent tagging...

Heavy Music Awards 2023 finalists revealed

14 March 2023

Press release

 VUKOVI LEAD THE WAY WITH FIVE NOMINATIONS NOVA TWINS, HALESTORM AND GHOST RECEIVE FOUR NOMINATIONS EACH FURTHER NODS FOR TRIPLE NOMINEES WITCH...

BMI promotes John Coletta to Senior Vice President & Managing Director, International

14 March 2023

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BMI is pleased to announce that John Coletta has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Managing Director, International, effective immediately. Coletta, who most...

LIMITLESS LIVE - Announces Black Influence Awards, supported by Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky on 8th April 2023

14 March 2023

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Nominees include Rochelle Humes, Marcus Rashford MBE, Irene Agbontaen, Munya Chawawa, Cat Burns and FLO The awards highlight the influencers for...

Chrysalis Records Announce Agreement with Secretly Distribution

13 March 2023

Press release

New Global Deal to Include Frontline Releases from Emeli Sandé, Laura Marling, Ben Harper, and More   London-based independent record company Chrysalis...

Miloco adds 5 London studios to its roster

13 March 2023

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JBJ, The Qube, The Club, The Shelter and TYE London now represented by Miloco   Miloco Studios has added five London studios...

Warner Records launches flagship electronic dance music label, Major Recordings

13 March 2023

Press release

Headed by respected music executive Sam Mobarek, the label unveiled its first signing in partnership with Parlophone’s FFRR, rising duo...

First acts announced for Christine and the Queens’ Meltdown

13 March 2023

Press release

  The Southbank Centre today announces the highly anticipated first acts performing as part of Christine and the Queens’ Meltdown. Reflecting the wealth of...

Bilbao BBK Live, Cala Mijas and BIME receive B Corp certification

13 March 2023

Press release

The three festivals, part of the independent Spanish promoter Last Tour, join the B Corp community  Last Tour becomes the leading B...

Beatport Taps Polkadot to Launch Web3 Electronic Music Platform

13 March 2023

Press release

  Beatport.io will bring electronic music to Web3, giving fans access to exclusive collectibles and interactive experiences with artists and labels   Beatport,...

Ultra International Music Publishing & Helix Records announce Vanessa Kanapin as Director of A&R for GSA

13 March 2023

Press release

  Ultra International Music Publishing (‘Ultra’) the leading independent publishers of Hip-Hop, Pop, Electronic Dance Music, Jazz and Reggae and sister...

Lilly Raye Music and Warner Chappell music expand their joint venture

13 March 2023

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  JV forges creative strategic partnership with Tayla Parx’s Parx Publishing, signing four writers together Partners work with Champagne Therapy Music Group’s...

Minibeats Collaborates with Rhino Records to Bring “Green Onions” to a New Generation

10 March 2023

Press release

AR Music is a sticky idea, as Minibeats is starting to show.  Minibeats has linked up with Rhino Records to...

Warner Music and the Rio Ferdinand Foundation extend levelling-up partnership

10 March 2023

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THE THREE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WILL COVER SIX LOCATIONS ACROSS THE UK, THREE LOCATIONS IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND   Warner Music UK (WMUK)...

Marathon Music Group Launches New Imprint’ PACE and Announces JGrrey & BODUR as First Signings

10 March 2023

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Marathon Music Group announces the launch of ‘PACE’ a new imprint that will sit within the Group’s already existing family...

PPL launches sustainability strategy to reach net zero

10 March 2023

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  UK music licensing company PPL has launched its first dedicated sustainability strategy, The Journey Towards Net Zero, which sets out 17...

Roon: Taming the file wilderness for audio creatives with a one-stop, lossless hub

09 March 2023

Press release

  Roon, the player for serious music lovers, has long been a darling of the audiophile world, with more than 100k...

FUGA expands global UGC and rights management offering with integration of Adrev

09 March 2023

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  Integration of Adrev into FUGA follows formation of business and professional services division, Downtown Music in Sept 2022 The combined, industry...

Warp Records has signed Grammy-nominated musician, emcee, singer, producer and drummer Kassa Overall

09 March 2023

Press release

Seattle-based drummer, producer and emcee Kassa Overall premieres new single “Ready To Ball” today, the first release with his new...

The White Label Auction in aid of The BRIT Trust returns 6th June 2023

09 March 2023

Press release

Over 100 lots of collectible ‘white label’ albums to go under the hammer  Rare LP test pressings prized by super fans...

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