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  • Klas Bergling on the vision and goals for the Tim Bergling Foundation supporting mental health and suicide prevention
  • Zane Lowe talks about Apple Music, its global livestream Beats 1 and the multiple opportunities within the service for electronic music. Exclusive Keynote Interview with Pete Tong
  • Artists Madame Gandhi, Professor Green and Luciano join the Mental Health Crisis debate with leading wellness experts
  • Charlotte De Witte Keynote Interview on her fast-paced career trajectory
  • shesaid.so to host a series of talks with multiple guest speakers - Restoring Community to the Dancefloor, The Politics of Dancing, Investigating Intersectionality and Curating Balanced Line-Ups
  • Resident Advisor’s Club Culture debate featuring the founders of Fabric London, Output New York plus MMA Munich, Richie Hawtin and many more
  • Streaming in the DJ Booth – the controversial shift in DJing is examined with Beatport, Soundcloud, Tidal and Dubset.
  • Point Blank Music School production masterclass with Jax Jones
  • Plus artist speakers including Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg, Agoria, Blond:ish, Joseph Capriati, Nastia, Nicole Moudaber, SAMA’, SOPHIE, Sven Väth

International Music Summit (IMS) Ibiza, the premier global platform for business, culture and education in the electronic music industry, will once again unite the most influential global industry figures at the 12th edition of its annual three-day inspirational and motivational thought-leadership forum. The platform continues to lead the direction for positive change in the industry, placing artists, visionary thinkers, managers, promoters and thought leaders at the centre of powerful discussions that make meaningful difference and push for progress. 

Curated in partnership with shesaid.so, the leading global network of women in the music industry, the 2019 program and keynote speakers will focus on mental health, diversity and examining club culture with the objective of developing fresh strategies and leading the direction for change. 

Following on from last year’s powerful and moving Avicci tribute by BBC Radio 1’s Pete Tong, IMS will be joined by Klas Bergling, father of Tim Bergling (Avicci), who will be discussing the important work the Tim Bergling Foundation will do in supporting people and organisations working in the field of mental illness and suicide prevention. The MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS DEBATE will also be joined by music artist and mental health campaigner Professor Green (Artist, UK) and esteemed DJ and producer Luciano (Artist, Chile) in a timely discussion on what our industry can do to protect the health of all those that work within it. They will be joined by mental health experts who have been treating some of the industry’s most successful talents, including shesaid.so member and owner of Your Green Room, Clare Scivier, and electronic artist and activist Madame Gandhi, the former drummer for M.I.A. 

A Grammy-nominated producer and global head of artist relations at Apple Music, Zane Lowe is one of the most influential names in the music industry today. In a Keynote Interview with IMS co-founder Pete Tong,  the Beats 1 host will share his vision for the future of electronic music on Apple Music. 

Diversity continues to be a key focus for IMS. The opening Keynote Address is from shesaid.so founder Andreea Magdalina titled THE FUTURE OF FEMINISM IS MALE - GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE. The campaign and need for an Inclusion Rider for Electronic Music will be initiated at the event. It will be led by IMS, shesaid.so and the Association for Electronic Music. More details to follow. 

Exploring the current status of the global club scene, Resident Advisor will bring together artists, promoters, agents, venue owners and managers including Nicholas Matar (Output, Founder, USA), Keith Riley (Fabric, Founder, UK), Human Rias from MMA (Mixed Munich Arts) in Germany and IMS’s own Pete Tong (IMS /BBC Radio 1, Co-Founder / Broadcaster, UK) on the keynote debate IS CLUB CULTURE HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION? The talks also includes SOPHIE (Artist, UK), Richie Hawtin (Artist, Canada) and Kae Burke (House of Yes, Co-Founder & Creative Director, USA). 

A highly debated issue follows with the future of music formats and STREAMING IN THE DJ BOOTH – THE DEBATE with industry commentators Liz Muirhead (BMAT, VP – Venues, Spain), Heiko Hoffman (Beatport, Director, Label & Artist Relations, Germany), Clark Warner (Dubset Media, VP Artist Relations And Label Services, USA), Rik Parkinson (Pioneer DJ Europe, Product Planning Manager, UK), Jack Bridges (Soundcloud, Senior Manager - Label Relations, UK) plus speakers from Tidal. Continuing the theme will be the annual DIGITAL DEBATE with speakers from all the major DSP platforms. 

shesaid.so will present a number of key discussions, including THE POLITICS OF DANCING, RESTORING COMMUNITY TO THE DANCEFLOOR, INVESTIGATING INTERSECTIONALITY and HOW TO CURATE BALANCED LINE-UPS, which will hold a mirror up against electronic music and encourage honest reflection on what is being done to ensure a balanced industry; featuring input from SAMA’ (Artist, Palestine), Nicole Moudaber (Artist, UK) Kae Burke (House Of Yes, Co-Founder & Creative Director, USA), Mariana Duarte Silva (Village Underground Lisboa, Co-Founder, Portugal), Steven Braines (He.She.They. / The Weird &The Wonderful, Founder, UK) , Mariana Sanchiotene (ADE, Managing Director, Holland), Nadine Artois (Artist / PxssyPalace, UK), Sophia Kearney (The Weird & The Wonderful, CEO, UK), Sarah Chawla (Wild City / Magnetic Fields Festival, Co-Founder/Director, India) and more. 

There will be a range of specially curated keynote addresses and interviews with artists, managers and venue owners including husband and wife partnership Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg (Artists, Sweden), Joseph Capriati (Artist, Italy), plus Grammy and Brit award nominated multi-instrumentalist and producer Jax Jones (Artist, UK) will reveal the secrets behind his two billion streams in a  Point Blank Music School production masterclass. 

In addition to the first speakers for 2019, IMS presents the additional big moments that punctuate the start of the Ibiza season including the soon to be announced recipient of the IMS LEGENDS AWARD who will once again be celebrated at an exclusive industry dinner plus the best and most diverse line-up that Ibiza will experience at IMS DALT VILA, the summit closing celebration held at the top of the 2,500 year old UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

IMS Ibiza 2019 Speakers Announced A-Z 

ADAM BEYER

ARTIST, SWEDEN

AGORIA

ARTIST, FRANCE

ALEXANDER LARICHEV

EDM GHOST PRODUCTION, FOUNDER, RUSSIA

ALEXANDRA

ARTIST, ROMANIA

ALICE WOODS

UNDER ONE ROOF / MEAT FREE, PROMOTER / DJ, UK

ANDREEA MAGDALINA

SHESAID.SO; FOUNDER; ROMANIA

ANDY BLACKET

FABRIC, HEAD OF BOOKINGS & PROMOTIONS, UK

ANNA TUR

IBIZA GLOBAL RADIO, CO-FOUNDER / GENERAL MANAGER, SPAIN

BILL BREWSTER

ARTIST, UK

BLAISE JAMES DEANGELO

ARETE, CO-FOUNDER, USA

BLOND:ISH

ARTIST / BYE BYE PLASTIC, CANADA

CATHAL SMYTH

ARTIST, UK

CELESTE NEIL

ADAMS & NEILL PR, DIRECTOR, UK

CHANDLER SHORTLIDGE

JOURNALIST, USA

CHARLOTTE DE WITTE

ARTIST, BELGIUM

CHLOE CAILLET

ARTIST, FRANCE

CHRIS COOKE

CMU, FOUNDER, UK

CLAIRE SCIVIER

YOUR GREEN ROOM, COACH, UK

CLARKE WARNER

DUBSET MEDIA, VP ARTIST RELATIONS AND LABEL SERVICES, USA

DEAN WILSON

SEVEN20 MANAGEMENT, CEO, UK

DECLAN MCGLYNN

DJ MAG, JOURNALIST, UK

DR RAOUL GOLDBERG MD

PATH TO HEALTH CENTRE, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, SOUTH AFRICA

EAN GOLDEN

DJ TECH TOOLS, ARTIST / FOUNDER, USA

ERNESTO SENATORE

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC, DIRECTOR / PROMOTER, ITALY

GEORGIA MEYER

MIDIA RESEARCH, ANALYST, UK

GREG MARSHALL

AFEM, GENERAL MANAGER, UK

HEIKO HOFFMAN

BEATPORT, DIRECTOR LABEL & ARTIST RELATIONS, GERMANY

HUMAN RIAS

MMA: MIXED MUNICH ARTS, BOOKINGS, GERMANY

IDA ENGBERG

ARTIST, SWEDEN

ISIS O'REAGAN

ROOM FOR REBELLION, FOUNDER, UK

IZZY STEVEN

BOSSY LDN, DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER, UK

JACK BRIDGES

SOUNDCLOUD, SENIOR MANAGER - LABEL RELATIONS, UK

JAGUAR

MIXMAG, PRESENTER / ARTIST, UK

JAX JONES

ARTIST, UK

JESSICA WILSON

SEVEN20, COO - PARTNER, USA

JOHANNES GOLLER

COCOON, HEAD OF COCOON IBIZA, GERMANY

JOHN MCKEOWN

IBIZA CALM, MANAGING DIRECTOR, UK

JOSÉ CORRALIZA

LEISURE ASSOCIATION OF IBIZA, GENERAL MANAGER, SPAIN

JOSEPH CAPRIATI

ARTIST, ITALY

KAE BURKE

HOUSE OF YES, FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, USA

KEITH RILEY

FABRIC, FOUNDER, UK

KETAN RAHANGDALE

UNITEA, CEO, USA

KEVIN WATSON

IMS BUSINESS REPORT, AUTHOR, UK

KLAS BERGLING

THE TIM BERGLING FOUNDATION, SWEDEN

LETICIA VAN RIEL

VR MANAGEMENT, ARTIST MANAGER - ANNA; SAMA’; WEHBBA, SPAIN

LIZ MUIRHEAD

BMAT, VP-VENUES, SPAIN

LUCIANO

ARTIST, CHILE

LOUIS DIAZ

GROUPO PACHA, GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF MUSIC & PROGRAMMING, PUERTO RICO

MADAME GANDHI

ARTIST, USA

MARIANA DUARTE SILVA

VILLAGE UNDERGROUND LISBOA, CO-FOUNDER, PORTUGAL

MARIANA SANCHIOTENE

ADE, MANAGING DIRECTOR, NETHERLANDS

MARK GROTEFELD

PIONEER DJ, GENERAL MANAGER, UK

MARK LAWRENCE

BLACK ROCK PUBLISHING / AFEM, DIRECTOR / CONSULTANT, SPAIN 

MARK NEWTON

PRINTWORKS / THE DRUMSHEDS, DIRECTOR, UK

MIKAEL BENHAMOU

SONAR, HEAD OF BOOKINGS, SPAIN

MISS I

ARTIST, ROMANIA

NADINE ARTOIS

ARTIST, UK

NAINA

BEATS 1 / APPLE MUSIC / REPREZENT, DJ & RADIO PRESENTER, UK

NASTIA

ARTIST, UKRAINE

NICHOLAS MATAR

OUTPUT, FOUNDER, USA

NICK MCCABE

GROUPO PACHA, CEO, UK

NICOLE MOUDABER

ARTIST, UK

OLEG STAVITSKY

ENDEL, CEO, GERMANY

OLGA HEIJNS

UNMANAGEABLE ARTISTS, CEO, NETHERLANDS

ONNIK TAVITAN

HOUSE OF TRACKS, CEO , NETHERLANDS

OSKAR EICHLER

1001TRACKSLISTS, COO, GERMANY

PETE TONG

IMS /BBC RADIO 1, CO-FOUNDER / BROADCASTER, UK

PROFESSOR GREEN

ARTIST, UK

RICHIE HAWTIN

ARTIST, CANADA

RIK PARKINSON

PIONEER DJ, PRODUCT PLANNING MANAGER (EMEA), UK

ROBB MCDANIELS

BEATPORT, CEO, USA

RUI DA SILVA

ARTIST, PORTUGAL

SAMA’

ARTIST, PALESTINE

SARAH BENBENISTE

IBIZA PRESERVATION FUND, DIRECTOR, SPAIN

SARAH CHAWLA

WILD CITY / MAGNETIC FIELDS FESTIVAL, CO-FOUNDER/DIRECTOR, INDIA

SOPHIA KEARNEY

THE WEIRD & THE WONDERFUL, ARTIST MANAGER, UK

SOPHIE

ARTIST, UK

STEVEN BRAINES

HE.SHE.THEY./ THE WEIRD & THE WONDERFUL/TAP, FOUNDER/PARTNER, UK

SVEN VATH

ARTIST, GERMANY

TIFFANY YU

RISING DIGITAL, MARKETING CONSULTANT, USA

TOM MIDDLETON

ARTIST, UK

TRISTAN HUNT

AFEM , REGIONAL MANAGER, UK

WILL LYNCH

RESIDENT ADVISOR, EDITOR, GERMANY

WILLIAM RALSTON

JOURNALIST / WRITER, UK

ZANE LOWE

APPLE MUSIC, GLOBAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR & HOST, NEW ZEALAND/USA

24 May 2019 | Press release

Avicii's father Klas Bergling talks suicide prevention and announces the Tim Bergling Foundation at IMS IBIZA 2019

Avicii's father Klas Bergling bravely discusses mental health and suicide prevention at IMS Ibiza 2019 Conversation on mental health turns up to 10.Shining a light on the vital work of the Tim Bergling Foundation focusing in the areas of mental health,...more

23 May 2019 | Press release

Pod Only Knows: What’s Next For Music and Podcasts

The latest in the regular series of BPI Insight Sessions will explore the dynamics and trends shaping the popularity of podcasts, and what this may mean for music consumption – now and in the future. The event for BPI members and...more

23 May 2019 | Press release

Metal Hammer and Deezer announce world exclusive content partnership

Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, today announces an exciting partnership between Metal Hammer, the world’s biggest heavy metal music brand and global streaming service Deezer for exclusive audio content from the biggest names in metal. ...more

23 May 2019 | Press release

The Ivor Novello Awards 2019

    Mariah Carey awarded PRS for Music Special International Award, grime star Wiley honoured with The Ivors Inspiration Award and Dido’s songwriting excellence celebrated with Outstanding Song Collection Chart-toppers The 1975 win twice for Best Contemporary Song and Songwriters of the Year,...more

23 May 2019 | Press release

Dolby Atmos Music – Experience Music Like Never Before

Dolby and Universal Music Group work together to bring new music experiences to recording artists and fans Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB), the leader in immersive audio and video entertainment technology, is providing recording artists a new way to express themselves...more

22 May 2019 | Press release

Music Export Growth Scheme celebrates 5 years and awards a further £257,000 to support 19 British music acts in its latest round of overseas investment

- To date, MEGS has distributed almost £3.5 million to 227 mainly indie-based music projects- Secretary of State, Liam Fox hails British music acts as the ‘unsung heroes of the economy’ The Music Export Growth Scheme (MEGS) has awarded £257,000 to...more

22 May 2019 | Press release

First speakers for ESNS20 announced

We're already gearing up for ESNS20. Artist applications opened earlier this month and we're happy to confirm the first speakers for the ESNS conferenceThe Dickins Dynasty: Barry, Lucy & JonathanWith a family legacy that stretches back to the formation of...more

22 May 2019 | Press release

CD Baby Partners with Automated Mastering Platform CloudBounce To Provide Pro-Sounding Polish For a Singles-Oriented Era

CD Baby users can now instantly master their tracks right from the CD Baby dashboard, thanks to a new partnership with automated mastering platform CloudBounce. The service costs only $4.90 a track, half of what other services are charging for...more

22 May 2019 | Press release

IMS Ibiza 2019 Business Report reveals decline in nightclub venues is accelerating + Dance / Electronic as the World’s 3rd most popular music genre.

International Music Summit (IMS), the premier platform for business, culture and education in global electronic music, today released the annual IMS Business Report. An in-depth economic study of the Electronic Music Industry, covering all aspects of the genre delivered directly...more

22 May 2019 | Press release

Sweden’s Music Sampling Startup Tracklib Raises $1.7M from Sony and WndrCo

Stockholm-based Tracklib, the world’s first record store with songs for sampling, raised $1.7 million to act on its ambitious plan to expand its user base and recording catalog. The round was joined by Sony Innovation Fund; WndrCo; and Jörg Mohaupt,...more

21 May 2019 | Press release

Hipgnosis acquires music catalogue from Jamie Scott

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited (“Hipgnosis” or the “Company”) Acquisition of Music Catalogue The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited and its Investment Adviser, The Family (Music) Limited, are pleased to announce that the Company has acquired a music catalogue from Jamie Scott,...more

21 May 2019 | Press release

Jack Savoretti among new Absolute Rights Management signings

Recent additions to ARM roster include HeavyTrackerz, Brian Rawling and Marcella PuppiniIndependent neighbouring rights company, Absolute Rights Management, has signed a number of high profile performers and producers including Jack Savoretti to its roster. Absolute Rights Management is a joint venture...more

21 May 2019 | Press release

Nile Rodgers and Doves head galaxy of stars for landmark 100th Eden Session

Stunning gigs spanning 18 years to be celebrated at all-day event on Sunday June 23  Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Doves, Dreadzone, Asian Dub Foundation, Bill Jefferson and Backbeat Soundsystem will star in a special all-day show celebrating the 100th Eden Session...more

21 May 2019 | Press release

Logic signs with Universal Music Publishing Group for exclusive global administration of song catalog

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading, global music publisher, today announced that multiplatinum, Grammy-nominated artist Logic (aka Bobby Hall) has been signed to an exclusive, worldwide administration deal. A prolific songwriter/artist/producer, Logic (Def Jam) has amassed billions of streams and sold over five million albums....more

21 May 2019 | Press release

Antony Bebawi, Tom Gray, Crispin Hunt and Philip Pope newly appointed to PRS Board

New Writer Directors Tom Gray, Crispin Hunt and Philip Pope join the Board, alongside Barry Blue, Michelle Escoffery and Steve Levine, who are reappointed  New Publisher Director Antony Bebawi joins Jackie Alway, Simon Anderson, Chris Butler and Richard King, who are reappointed   Renowned music creators Tom Gray, Crispin Hunt and Philip Pope have been newly appointed as Writer Directors of the Performing...more

20 May 2019 | Press release

Deezer offers unlimited music to drivers of new Toyota C-HR Neon Lime Limited edition

Deezer, the global music streaming service, is offering six months of its Premium subscription, which includes unlimited music, to new owners of the limited edition Toyota C-HR Neon Lime. Toyota is only releasing 2,000 of the C-HR Neon Lime cars,...more

20 May 2019 | Press release

AIM Independent Music Awards to Take Over Roundhouse

Featuring first-ever live show open to the public Submissions open here: www.aimawards.co.ukCelebrating the leaders and pioneers of the global independent music scene, the AIM Independent Music Awards is now accepting entries for its most ambitious edition to date. The ceremony...more

20 May 2019 | Press release

REBALANCE SESSIONS #2

Launching in 2017, Festival Republic together with PRS Foundation has seen hundreds of nominations and industry panellists, resulting in 13 finalists for the ReBalance programme which provides five days of recording time in Old Chapel studios to a UK basedcore...more

20 May 2019 | Press release

PRS Foundation’s Keychange initiative wins Innovation Award at Classical:NEXT

At this year’s Classical:NEXT, the global meeting for all art music innovators, PRS Foundation’s international Keychange initiative was awarded a Classical:NEXT Innovation Award at the closing ceremony of the conference in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. This follows Keychange’s recognition for...more

20 May 2019 | Press release

Warner Chappell Music signs worldwide publishing deal with Tony-nominated Eddie Perfect

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Australian multi-hyphenate Eddie Perfect. The songwriter’s work recently made its Broadway debut in two highly anticipated musicals: King Kong and Beetlejuice. King Kong, based on the classic 1933 film,...more

17 May 2019 | Press release

Ellie Goulding becomes a Classic FM presenter to help student through exams

STAR TO HOST CLASSIC FM’s REVISION HOUR, SATURDAY 1ST AND 15TH JUNE The multi-million selling music artist Ellie Goulding is joining Classic FM to present two programmes as part of the radio station’s first ever series for students.  Ellie will host Classic FM’s Revision Hour on Saturday...more

17 May 2019 | Press release

Music never sleeps at Midem

Midem, the home of the global music community, will place artists and creation at the core of its annual Cannes conference, 04-07 June.This year’s Midem will see multiple initiatives putting artists and creation centre stage as the beating heart of...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

RAJAR Q1 2019 results - Global leads market with top 4 commercial stations

GLOBAL CONTINUES TO LEAD THE UK COMMERCIAL RADIO MARKET WITH 25.2M WEEKLY LISTENERS GLOBAL LEADS THE PACK WITH THE TOP FOUR COMMERCIAL RADIO BRANDS IN THE UK - HEART, CAPITAL, SMOOTH & CLASSIC FM HEART IS THE UK’S BIGGEST COMMERCIAL RADIO BRAND...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

Sarah Woods appointed Director of Communications & Business Services by Help Musicians

Help Musicians CEO James Ainscough announced today the appointment of Sarah Woods into the new position of Director of Communications and Business Services at the charity.   The recently-advertised role is newly created, connecting communications with I.T. and Human Resources.  Sarah has over twenty years' experience within...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

Bauer smashes the 70% digital mark for the first time led by KISSTORY

Bauer smashes the 70% digital mark for the first time led by KISSTORY – No. 1 commercial digital station, Absolute 80s, Mellow Magic, Magic Chilled and Planet Rock  Absolute Radio and Magic Networks continue to grow  Absolute Radio Dave Berry Breakfast Show remains...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

Sony/ATV promotes David Ventura and Tim Major to head UK company

Ventura appointed President/Co-MD; Major becomes Co-MD   Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman and CEO Jon Platt has announced that David Ventura and Tim Major will head up the company’s UK operations. Ventura is promoted to President & Co-Managing Director and Major to Co-Managing Director as part of...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

Andrea C. Martin appointed Chief Executive of PRS for Music

PRS for Music has announced that Andrea C. Martin has been appointed Chief Executive and will take up the position on 17 June. Her career has been varied and international, working for a diverse range of data-focused and big subscription-based organisations....more

16 May 2019 | Press release

Festival Republic announce a new tented concert series in Gunnersbury Park

LONDON’S NEW TENTED CONCERT SERIES IN GUNNERSBURY PARKTICKETS FROM £35+BF – ON SALE 24 MAY AT 9AM Festival Republic have today announced a new tented concert series heading to Gunnersbury Park, later this year. Gunnersville is set to blur the lines...more

16 May 2019 | Press release

ICMP to host Reboot - the music business education conference

  First event of its kind to explore music business and entrepreneurship education  Experts from BBC Radio 1, Music Ally and Florida’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship to speak alongside ICMP tutors and alumni   Event to take place in June 2019 ahead of...more

15 May 2019 | Press release

BRIT Awards' Charity - The BRIT Trust - celebrates its 30th birthday and announces that it has now given out well over £25 million to worth causes

BRIT AWARDS’ CHARITY – THE BRIT TRUST – CELEBRATES ITS 30TH BIRTHDAY AND ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS NOW GIVEN OUT WELL OVER £25 MILLION TO WORTHY CAUSES - Majority funding has gone to BRIT School in Croydon and music therapy charity...more

24 May 2019

  • Spotify's global head of publishing Adam Parness to leave. (see Business)

  • The 1975 win twice at Ivor Novello Awards. (see News)

23 May 2019

  • Some investors lose interest in bid for Universal stake. (see Business)

  • Economic study of the electronic music industry shows minor value dip. (see Analysis)

  • Fraudulent music removed from Spotify; exposes issue to resolve. (see Digital)

22 May 2019

  • Sofar Sounds raises $25m to expand. (see Business)

  • IFPI report shows record labels invested $5.8bn in A&R and marketing worldwide in 2017. (see Analysis)

  • PRS for Music announces new board members. (see News)

21 May 2019

  • Sony Music Artist Portal to include 'real time' reporting. (see News)

  • Hipgnosis Songs Fund acquires Jamie Scott catalogue. (see Deals)

20 May 2019

  • NME and Uncut sold to BandLab Technologies. (see Business)

  • Further analysis on the PledgeMusic situation. (see Analysis)

  • The Netherlands win Eurovision. (see News)

17 May 2019

  • Andrea C Martin appointed Chief Executive of PRS for Music. (see Business)

16 May 2019

  • Rajar Q1 results: Chris Evans launches with 1m listeners. (see Media)

  • David Ventura and Tim Major take reins at Sony/ATV Music Publishing. (see Business)

15 May 2019

  • Beatport launches DJ subscription streaming service; SoundCloud launches DJ software integration. (see Digital)

  • Kobalt signs deal with The Other Songs. (see Deals)

  • Tim Delaney appointed CEO of Funnel Music. (see Business)

14 May 2019

  • James Purnell says BBC is determined to win back younger listeners. (see Media)

  • London's Borderline venue to close. (see News)

  • PPL report 13% revenue increase. (see Business)

13 May 2019

  • Music Venue Trust score Arts Council England fund for grassroots live music. (see News)