With Collabro's Stars twinkling less brightly as it slides 1-4 (21,913 sales), the successors to the throne are Royal ...
Apple is keen remind us that Kate Bush isn’t the only pop icon taking up a full month’s residency at ...
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:
Collabro sell 48,749 units to top Albums Chart Gated Content
Ed Sheeran’s eight week reign atop the album chart is over, with X slipping to number two (28,325 sales) ...
Official Charts Analysis: Nico & Vinz hold No.1 single spot with Am I Wrong selling 62,750 Gated Content
The debut hits of Nico & Vinz and Magic! continue to hold the top two positions in the singles ...
A landmark moment in music industry history took place the other week. No exaggeration: it’s finally dragged this business kicking ...
The following is a piece by Gunnar Larsén, VP product at 7digital:
Will somebody please throw a TV out of a window? Gated Content
Shep Gordon knew how to make someone famous.
Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men' Gated Content
The following is a piece by Andy Saunders, founder of Velocity Communications.
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.
Becoming the first album to spend five consecutive weeks at number one since Adele's 21 in early 2011, Ed ...
The following is a piece by Jack Horner, founder of Frukt.
Why do you all have to be so complicated? Gated Content
Have you heard the way some of you people speak?
Ed Sheeran's X continues to dominate the album chart, topping the list for the fourth straight week, on sales ...
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 ...
Tommy Ramone died aged 65 last Friday, July 11. Music Week publisher Dave Roberts pays tribute to a man - ...
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 ...
Ed Sheeran's second album X extends its opening residency atop the chart to three weeks, selling a further 52,152 ...
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.
Official Charts Analysis: Grande's Problem tops singles with 113k sales - 7k from streaming Gated Content
After over 3,000 charts, with 1,266 number ones based on sales alone, streaming is added to the mix for ...
Sheeran's X clocks up over 182k first week sales to become 2014's fastest-selling artist LP Gated Content
Giving a much needed boost to an albums market hovering near a 19 year low, Ed Sheeran's second album ...
Is the hallowed album stumbling towards obsolescence? Fellow England fans, if you don’t want to know the result, look away ...
The following is a piece by James Foley, head of editorial for Deezer UK & Ireland.