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Taylor Swift tops last year's tour earners

Taylor Swift tops last year's tour earners

Taylor Swift's 1989 Tour was the biggest of 2015, generating $61.7 million in revenue.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 6th 2016 at 11:37AM
MTV partners with Aloft Hotels for music events

MTV partners with Aloft Hotels for music events

MTV and Aloft Hotels have announced a partnership to create three new and exclusive MTV Live at Aloft Hotels music ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 6th 2016 at 11:33AM
Live Nation partners with Hulu for VR concert series

Live Nation partners with Hulu for VR concert series

Promoting giant Live Nation is partnering with Hulu for a VR concerts series.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 6th 2016 at 11:18AM
Canadian Music Week: Industry leaders worldwide attack YouTube and Google

Canadian Music Week: Industry leaders worldwide attack YouTube and Google

Music industry leaders have singled out YouTube and parent company Google as companies responsible for the growing "value gap".  

by Emmanuel Legrand
on May 6th 2016 at 10:28AM

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Ashcroft hails record year for PRS

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 6th 2016 at 7:35AM
Robert Ashcroft

Ashcroft hails record year for PRS For Music

PRS For Music CEO Robert Ashcroft has declared 2015 “a great, great year” for the collection society, after it reported ...

by Mark Sutherland
on May 6th 2016 at 12:06AM
Omnifone enters administration - updated

Omnifone enters administration - updated

Business-to-business digital music platform provider Omnifone is entering administration, Music Week understands.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 5th 2016 at 3:45PM
Nordoff Robbins announces Get Loud awareness day

Nordoff Robbins announces Get Loud awareness day

Music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins has announced the inaugural Get Loud awareness day, which will feature a series of exclusive ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2016 at 3:42PM

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MPA to run graduate certificate in editorial and production

MPA to run graduate certificate in editorial and production

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) has announced it will be running its Graduate Certificate in editorial and production again in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2016 at 3:14PM
7digital lands musical.ly contract

7digital lands musical.ly contract

B2B digital services company 7digital has landed another contract, with fast-growing social platform Musical.ly.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 5th 2016 at 3:03PM
Alison Wenham steps aside at AIM to take on global role

Alison Wenham steps aside at AIM to take on global role

Alison Wenham is stepping aside as chair/CEO of the Association of independent Music AIM to take on a new, global role ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2016 at 10:18AM
Youth Music reveals winner of Music Week Awards 2016 Cambridge Audio giveaway

Youth Music reveals winner of Music Week Awards 2016 Cambridge Audio giveaway

Youth Music, charity partner for the Music Week Awards 2016,  has announced the winner of its Cambridge Audio giveaway competition ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2016 at 9:40AM

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Alison Wenham steps aside at AIM

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2016 at 7:30AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, May 4

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, May 4 Gated Content

Today's Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 4th 2016 at 5:45PM
Sony/ATV signs worldwide publishing deal with multi-platinum songwriter Sean Douglas

Sony/ATV signs worldwide publishing deal with multi-platinum songwriter Sean Douglas

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide publishing deal with multi-platinum songwriter Sean Douglas who has worked with acts including ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 4th 2016 at 3:54PM

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Universal promotes Selina Webb to EVP

Universal promotes Selina Webb to EVP

Universal Music UK has promoted Selina Webb to the position of executive vice-president. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 4th 2016 at 1:20PM
Birmingham arena seeks new naming rights partner

Birmingham arena seeks new naming rights partner

The NEC Group is searching for a new naming rights partner to Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena following the conclusion of its ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 4th 2016 at 1:11PM
Live Nation revenue up but losses rise in Q1 2016

Live Nation revenue up but losses rise in Q1 2016

Live Nation's first quarter revenue was up 10% to $1.2 billion and AOI up 7% on a constant currency basis, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 4th 2016 at 1:00PM
Music Week Presents: C+C=Maxigross

Music Week Presents: C+C=Maxigross

The band began their adventures in 2008 evolving from a group of friends recording folk songs on a mountaintop house ...

Victoria Dowling
by Victoria Dowling
on May 4th 2016 at 10:41AM
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Overnight news from around the world

Revenue up for Live Nation in Q1

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 4th 2016 at 7:30AM
Standon Calling agrees Ticketmaster deal

Standon Calling agrees Ticketmaster deal

Ticketmaster has signed a two-year ticketing deal with independent festival, Standon Calling.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 3rd 2016 at 3:53PM
Desert Trip festival to feature six of biggest rock acts of all time

Desert Trip festival to feature six of biggest rock acts of all time

The long-rumoured festival featuring six of the most influential rock acts in history on the same bill has been confirmed ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 3rd 2016 at 3:38PM
Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic to host emerging artists showcase evening

Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic to host emerging artists showcase evening

Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic are presenting a showcase evening featuring live performances from four of the successful acts that ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 3rd 2016 at 3:34PM
PRS Foundation sends seven acts to Canadian Music Week

PRS Foundation sends seven acts to Canadian Music Week

PRS for Music Foundation has revealed today the seven acts receiving funding through the International Showcase Fund to attend and perform ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 3rd 2016 at 3:31PM