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Sunny Side Up: 'Iconic song lyrics have just as much potential to become High Street brands in their own right'

Sunny Side Up: 'Iconic song lyrics have just as much potential to become High Street brands in their own right' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Michael Gottlieb, managing partner at Sunny Side Up:


on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:26PM
Collabro

Collabro sell 48,749 units to top Albums Chart Gated Content

ALBUMS
Ed Sheeran’s eight week reign atop the album chart is over, with X slipping to number two (28,325 sales) ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:09AM
Nico and Vinz Am I Wrong

Official Charts Analysis: Nico & Vinz hold No.1 single spot with Am I Wrong selling 62,750 Gated Content

SINGLES
The debut hits of Nico & Vinz and Magic! continue to hold the top two positions in the singles ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:02AM
Music biz A&R problem needs a woman's touch

Music biz A&R problem needs a woman's touch

A landmark moment in music industry history took place the other week. No exaggeration: it’s finally dragged this business kicking ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 14th 2014 at 1:06PM

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7digital: 'We're on the verge of a golden age for digital'

7digital: 'We're on the verge of a golden age for digital' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gunnar Larsén, VP product at 7digital:


on Aug 8th 2014 at 1:21PM
Will somebody please throw a TV out of a window?

Will somebody please throw a TV out of a window? Gated Content

Shep Gordon knew how to make someone famous.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:33PM
Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men'

Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Andy Saunders, founder of Velocity Communications.

by MusicWeek Staff
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:30AM

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Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely Gated Content

The BPI will receive £3 million from UK record companies and performers to fight piracy in 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:14PM
Ed Sheeran X

Official Charts Analysis: Sheeran's X sells 33k copies to spend fifth week at No.1 Gated Content

ALBUMS
Becoming the first album to spend five consecutive weeks at number one since Adele's 21 in early 2011, Ed ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:07AM
'Cannes Lions is actively redefining the role music plays in the creative process'

'Cannes Lions is actively redefining the role music plays in the creative process' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Jack Horner, founder of Frukt.


on Jul 24th 2014 at 3:46PM
Why do you all have to be so complicated?

Why do you all have to be so complicated? Gated Content

Have you heard the way some of you people speak? 

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:43PM

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Ed Sheeran X

Ed Sheeran's X spends fourth week leading albums with 39k copies sold Gated Content

ALBUMS

Ed Sheeran's X continues to dominate the album chart, topping the list for the fourth straight week, on sales ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:30AM
AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts'

AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Luke Hood, director of AEI Media and founder of YouTube music channel UKF ...


on Jul 16th 2014 at 3:27PM
Hey Johnny, hey Dee Dee, Little Tom and Joey - Just wanted to say thanks

Hey Johnny, hey Dee Dee, Little Tom and Joey - Just wanted to say thanks

Tommy Ramone died aged 65 last Friday, July 11. Music Week publisher Dave Roberts pays tribute to a man - ...


on Jul 16th 2014 at 12:20PM
Music can't give up on finding its Frozen moment

Music can't give up on finding its Frozen moment Gated Content

The UK music industry can sheepishly applaud itself today for the dominance of home-sourced artists in the first half of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 14th 2014 at 3:52PM

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The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Analysis: Sheeran sells 52k to keep X at No.1 Gated Content

ALBUMS
Ed Sheeran's second album X extends its opening residency atop the chart to three weeks, selling a further 52,152 ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:52AM
Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing'

Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gregor Pryor, head of media and technology practice at Reed Smith law firm.


on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:37PM
Ariana Grande Problem

Official Charts Analysis: Grande's Problem tops singles with 113k sales - 7k from streaming Gated Content

SINGLES
After over 3,000 charts, with 1,266 number ones based on sales alone, streaming is added to the mix for ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 9:15AM
Ed Sheeran X

Sheeran's X clocks up over 182k first week sales to become 2014's fastest-selling artist LP Gated Content

ALBUMS
Giving a much needed boost to an albums market hovering near a 19 year low, Ed Sheeran's second album ...

by Alan Jones
on Jun 30th 2014 at 11:24AM
'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?'

'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?' Gated Content

Is the hallowed album stumbling towards obsolescence? Fellow England fans, if you don’t want to know the result, look away ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:28PM
Deezer: 'Streaming platforms have a duty to promote emerging acts'

Deezer: 'Streaming platforms have a duty to promote emerging acts' Gated Content

The following is a piece by James Foley, head of editorial for Deezer UK & Ireland.


on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:39AM
Ultraviolence

Official Charts Analysis: Lana Del Rey's second LP sells 48k to debut at No.1 Gated Content

ALBUMS
If reports are to be believed it won't make her happy, but Lana Del Rey escaped the infamous 27 ...

by Alan Jones
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 11:39AM
Amazon

Could Amazon be one of the cleverest entrances to streaming music yet? Gated Content

How much is just enough? That’s the question being posed this week by two giants of modern entertainment media - ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:39PM