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Genneah Turner appointed General Manager of the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC)

25 May 2022

Press release

  The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) is pleased to announce that Genneah Turner has been appointed as the organisation's new General...

NTIA Responds to release of Sue Gray Report

25 May 2022

Press release

Michael Kill CEO NTIA Says:“It seems somewhat surreal that, in the midst of a cost inflation crisis, and following two...

Nigel Gilroy, Tom Gray, Crispin Hunt, Daniel Lang, John Minch, Richard Paine, Hannah Peel and Philip Pope appointed to PRS Members' Council at 2022 AGM

25 May 2022

Press release

  Award-winning Northern Irish artist, composer, producer and broadcaster Hannah Peel has been newly elected as Writer Council Member alongside Chair...

Black River Publishing and Sony Music Publishing Sign Global Admin Deal

25 May 2022

Press release

  Sony Music Publishing Nashville and Black River Publishing today announced they have signed a worldwide publishing administration deal. With the partnership,...

BRIT School Stories presented by Mastercard

25 May 2022

Press release

Brand new six-part video series spotlights the impact made by the BRIT School on Creative Arts Industry   Episode 1 available now...

MMF statement on PRS Council election results

25 May 2022

Press release

"Today's PRS election result is disappointing. Last week at the Ivors we all celebrated the diversity of the UK's songwriting...

Warner Music Israel launches

25 May 2022

Press release

Mariah Mochiach To Lead New Affiliate   Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced the launch of Warner Music Israel, a new recorded...

Pay the World: Jammber Unveils Mozaic, the First Truly Global, Radically Efficient Payment Platform for the Creator Economy

25 May 2022

Press release

Mozaic–formerly Jammber SplitPay–will radically improve payment for the world's co-creation economy. The creator economy is global. It's highly collaborative, both in...

Proper Clinches Global Supply Chain Deal With Classical Label Hyperion

24 May 2022

Press release

  Sees Proper coordinate Covers product supply to global distribution partners  Deal includes warehousing, picking, shipping and invoicing Fulfilment of D2C sales   Proper Music...

DICE launches in Germany to take on ticket touts and give fans a new way to discover live music

24 May 2022

Press release

  Discovery and mobile ticketing platform DICE rolls out today across Germany DICE helps fans to experience the best live events with...

PPL and PRS for Music appoint Helen Sachdev as Chair of joint venture

24 May 2022

Press release

Helen Sachdev has been appointed Chair of PPL PRS Ltd, the joint public performance licensing venture operated by PPL and...

Madelaine Napoleone named VP, Marketing at Warner Music Canada

24 May 2022

Press release

  Madelaine Napoleone is set to join Warner Music Canada as its new VP, Marketing.  She will be based in the...

TikTok launches new rap show Oi TikTok, supported by JD Sports

24 May 2022

Press release

  TikTok is launching a dedicated, three-part rap show - Oi TikTok, supported by JD Sports - as part of its...

Dapper Integrates With RCRDSHP to Onboard Collectors to Music NFT Platform

24 May 2022

Press release

  Integration Introduces RCRDSHP NFTs to Dapper's 2+ Million Active Users  Dapper, the world's first publicly available smart wallet, today announced its...

Music Venue Trust announces launch of music venue properties

23 May 2022

Press release

Groundbreaking New Initiative Will Help Grassroots Music Venues Secure Long-Term Futures Nine UK Venues Identified for First Phase of New Scheme #OwnOurVenues   Music...

peermusic U.K. has signed 3X Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter/producer, Brian Higgins to an exclusive global music publishing deal

23 May 2022

Press release

 peermusic U.K. has signed 3X Ivor Novello award-winning songwriter/producer, Brian Higgins to an exclusive global music publishing deal, as announced today by Nigel...

Sony Music Entertainment Launches RCA Records Greater China

20 May 2022

Press release

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) announced today the launch of RCA Records Greater China. The new label will focus on signing...

Warner Music Asia sign Mongolia hip-hop star Mrs M

20 May 2022

Press release

Warner Music Asia’s regional label Asiatic Records has made its first move into Mongolia by signing Mrs M, a pioneer...

Julia Hummel appointed VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development at Warner Music Canada

20 May 2022

Press release

  Warner Music Canada has appointed Julia Hummel to the new role of Vice President, Digital Strategy & Business Development.  She’ll...

Driift sell over 85,000 tickets for Little Mix’s global livestream from the O2

20 May 2022

Press release

  Final show on the band’s sell-out Confetti Tour experienced in realtime by fans in 143 countries  The livestream attracts an estimated...

Coca-Cola launches global music platform ‘Coke Studio’ with vibrant new film

20 May 2022

Press release

Platform Connects Emerging Musical Talent from Around the World Debuts with Global Film that Pays Homage to Queen’s Iconic ‘A Kind...

Supercharging Serendipity: Xposure helps artists skip the line to vetted music pros' ears

20 May 2022

Press release

  Artists want guidance, to get outside insight into making music, but lack access to good guides and clear direction. They...

Winners of The Ivors 2022 announced

20 May 2022

Press release

At a ceremony in London today, the winners of this year's Ivor Novello Awards have been announced. Dave was crowned Songwriter of the...

UTA Music delivers their biggest Great Escape showcase to date, with CASISDEAD, Willow Kane, Bob Vylan, Scalping and more

20 May 2022

Press release

Continuing their forward-thinking strategy to elevate the world’s most exciting new talent and shine a spotlight on some of the...

Reservoir announces publishing deal with Roxy Music's lead guitarist, Phil Manzanera

19 May 2022

Press release

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) (“Reservoir” or the “Company”), an award-winning independent music company, today announced a worldwide publishing deal...

Bauer Media Audio UK secures record 21M reach in new RAJAR results

19 May 2022

Press release

Bauer Media Audio UK is today celebrating its best ever reach, securing an impressive audience of 21M across its stations. The...

YMU launch US entertainment division

19 May 2022

Press release

SPEARHEADED BY VETERAN AGENT APRIL TOMBS, JOINED BY UTA'S SPENCER GOLDSTEIN AND ICM’S JARED GREENWALD Leading transatlantic talent management company, YMU, launches...

Global - Rajar Q1 2022 headlines

19 May 2022

Press release

  The UK’s biggest commercial radio company Global celebrates its best-ever audience results, scoring its highest ever reach, hours and share. Global leads...

Reactional Music Partners with Tuned Global for Real-time Music Personalisation in Gaming

19 May 2022

Press release

- Reactional Music chooses Tuned Global as its music backend provider- Tuned Global music APIs and content delivery solutions provide...

BMG announces new Marc Bolan and T. Rex music documentary

19 May 2022

Press release

ANGELHEADED HIPSTER: THE SONGS OF MARC BOLAN & T. REX TO PREMIERE AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL IN JUNE U2, Elton John, David...

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