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  • Music Week Awards 2016 - all the winners
  • Apple Music UK subscriptions growth outpacing Spotify - sources (Updated)
  • European arenas attracted more than 14m people to shows in 2015
  • T In The Park given go ahead for 2016
  • Official Charts Analysis: Beyoncé denies Prince No.1 album
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International Charts Analysis: Prince and Beyoncé impact global charts Gated Content

Two urban music superstars dominate this week, with Beyoncé's surprise new album Lemonade getting off to a great start, while ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 29th 2016 at 7:19PM
Beyonce

Official Charts Analysis: Beyoncé denies Prince No.1 album Gated Content

Released without prior notice on Saturday, Beyoncé's sixth solo studio album, Lemonade sparkles straight to No.1, ending the possibility of ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 29th 2016 at 6:39PM
T In The Park given go ahead for 2016

T In The Park given go ahead for 2016

Scotland’s T in the Park has been granted a one year public entertainment licence by Perth & Kinross Council.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 29th 2016 at 6:31PM
Official Charts Analysis: Drake stays on top with One Dance

Official Charts Analysis: Drake stays on top with One Dance Gated Content

Drake’s One Dance (feat. Wizkid & Kyla) completes an easy third week atop the singles chart, with sales climbing a ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 29th 2016 at 6:23PM

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European arenas attracted more than 14m people to shows in 2015

European arenas attracted more than 14m people to shows in 2015

More than 14 million people attended shows across European Arenas Association (EAA) venues last year, according to a new report. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 29th 2016 at 11:42AM
Eventbrite teams with Teespring on e-commerce integration

Eventbrite teams with Teespring on e-commerce integration

Self-service ticketing platform Eventbrite has teamed up with social commerce firm Teespring to enable event organisers to easily create and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 29th 2016 at 11:32AM
Ticketmaster secures partnership with Preoday

Ticketmaster secures partnership with Preoday

Ticketmaster has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with food, drink and merchandise ecommerce platform Preoday. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 29th 2016 at 11:09AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Music Week Awards 2016 - all the winners

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2016 at 7:30AM

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Music Week Awards 2016 - all the winners

Music Week Awards 2016 - all the winners

The Music Week Awards are over for another year (unless you're currently heading towards the bar).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:35PM
Ticketmaster International's Sam Isles named Executive Of The Year

Ticketmaster International's Sam Isles named Executive Of The Year

Ticketmaster International’s VP of artist services Sam Isles has been named executive of the year at the Ticketing Technology Awards ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 28th 2016 at 4:34PM
Warner/Chappell Music named Music Publisher Of The Year

Warner/Chappell Music named Music Publisher Of The Year

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has been named 2016 Music Publisher of the Year ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 28th 2016 at 3:46PM
Axwell /\ Ingrosso's vertically shot music video debuts on MTV Snapchat Discover

Axwell /\ Ingrosso's vertically shot music video debuts on MTV Snapchat Discover

Axwell /\ Ingrosso have unveiled the first vertically shot music video to premiere on MTV International’s Snapchat Discover. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 28th 2016 at 3:26PM

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Just Isn't Music signs The Prodigy's Maxim, expands into North America

Just Isn't Music signs The Prodigy's Maxim, expands into North America

Just Isn't Music, Ninja Tune's publishing arm, has signed The Prodigy’s Maxim for publishing, co-writing and sync representation.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 28th 2016 at 3:21PM
BMI promotes Jessica Frost to executive director of industry relations

BMI promotes Jessica Frost to executive director of industry relations

BMI has promoted Jessica Frost to executive director of industry relations. In her newly-expanded role, Frost will continue her work ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 28th 2016 at 3:00PM
Music For Nations expands into US

Music For Nations expands into US

Music For Nations, the legendary British heavy metal label responsible for discovering and releasing records by Metallica, Tool, and Opeth, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 28th 2016 at 1:43PM
ASCAP collections exceed $1bn for the second year in a row

ASCAP collections exceed $1bn for the second year in a row

US performance rights society ASCAP has posted for the second year in a row revenues exceeding $1 billion, boosted by strong domestic ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:22AM

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Absolute Label Services signs Cadet

Absolute Label Services signs Cadet

Absolute Label Services has signed a label services deal with grime artist Cadet and his management company, J Star Entertainment.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:13AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Music For Nations expands into US

on Apr 28th 2016 at 7:30AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 27

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 27

Today's Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2016 at 5:45PM
Apple Music

Apple Music UK subscriptions growth outpacing Spotify - sources (Updated)

This morning, Apple Music revealed it had passed 13 million subscribers to its streaming service, closing the gap on market ...

by MusicWeek Staff
on Apr 27th 2016 at 3:39PM
Spotify acquires CrowdAlbum

Spotify acquires CrowdAlbum

Spotify has announced the acquisition of photo aggregator CrowdAlbum.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2016 at 2:45PM
Amazon Prime Music appears on Sonos

Amazon Prime Music appears on Sonos

Amazon Prime Music is now available to stream on Sonos.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2016 at 2:44PM
Liverpool festival unveils LIMF Presents series

Liverpool festival unveils LIMF Presents series

This year’s Liverpool International Music Festival will feature seven artistically directed projects focusing on the music and movements that have ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2016 at 2:01PM
Nigerian music industry to start licensing public performance rights for sound recordings

Nigerian music industry to start licensing public performance rights for sound recordings

The IFPI has welcomed the announcement by Nigeria’s music copyright collecting society, COSON, that it will  pursue the licensing of sound ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2016 at 12:31PM
Music Venue Trust to hold first event in Wales

Music Venue Trust to hold first event in Wales

The Music Venue Trust (MVT) has announced its first event in Wales.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2016 at 12:08PM