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  • Swayzak's 240 Volts label reborn in new deal with !K7
  • Lauren Aquilina to perform at Music Week networking night on Thursday
  • Sony/ATV signs Tegan and Sara to co-publishing deal
  • Liverpool Sound City unveils first headliner and new location ahead of 2015 event
  • Music Week Presents: Sarah Zad
Finding The Future

Finding The Future panel line-up revealed

City Showcase has revealed the line-up for its free music industry event in November, aimed at encouraging enterprise, creativity, employment and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2014 at 11:05AM
Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize 2014

Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize 2014

Young Father’s have been awarded the 2014 Mercury Prize for their album, Dead.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:46AM
TuneCore signs sub-publishing agreements  for Brazil and Greece

TuneCore signs sub-publishing agreements for Brazil and Greece

TuneCore has signed two new sub-publishing agreements for Brazil and Greece.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:39AM
Irving Azoff

Azoff's PRO 'can get 30% more royalties than ASCAP and BMI' - report

Irving Azoff’s new rights management venture, Global Music Rights, can get rights-holders 30% more royalties from radio and online outlets ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:28AM

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Ant & Dec to host BRIT Awards 2015

Ant & Dec to host BRIT Awards 2015 Gated Content

Multi-award winning TV presenters Ant & Dec will host The BRIT Awards next year. The duo take over from James ...

on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:18AM
Music Week Presents: Sarah Zad

Music Week Presents: Sarah Zad

Sarah Zad is a London-based vocalist and songwriter of Syrian/American descent who draws influences to her ethereal sound and style ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 30th 2014 at 10:00AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Raw Power's Search & Destroy gets Universal backing as ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 30th 2014 at 9:39AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 29 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2014 at 3:57PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 1:00PM
Royal Blood see 62% sales rise after 2014 Mercury Prize nomination

Royal Blood see 62% sales rise after 2014 Mercury Prize nomination

Although the bookies currently have newcomers FKA Twigs and Kate Tempest as the favourites to win the Mercury Music Prize, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:32PM
Report: Royalty collection

Report: Royalty collection Gated Content

According to mid-year statistics released by Nielsen Soundscan, video and audio streams have increased 42% compared to the same ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:14PM
Eurosonic adds new UK acts to line-up

Eurosonic adds new UK acts to line-up

Eurosonic Noorderslag has announced a further run of artists for its 2015 event, with a spread of up-and-coming UK acts ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 11:59AM

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Check out the latest music industry jobs

Check out the latest music industry jobs

Searching for a new music industry job? A number of new vacancies have been added to the Music Week jobs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 11:45AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing Saturday, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 11:06AM
Pandora hires Chris Phillips as Chief Product Officer

Pandora hires Chris Phillips as Chief Product Officer

Pandora has hired Chris Phillips as chief product officer, serving on the company’s executive leadership team.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:54AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge: 'SoundCloud can generate incredible revenue - with the right model'

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has tipped SoundCloud to be a major revenue earner in the future – if ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:42AM

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High fidelity lossless streaming platform Tidal launches in UK and US

High fidelity lossless streaming platform Tidal launches in UK and US

High fidelity lossless music streaming platform Tidal, which also includes HD music videos and curated editorial, has launched its service ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:28AM
Music Week

Departures, promotions and new arrivals at Music Week

Tim Ingham is standing down as editor of Music Week after three years in the role. He is being replaced ...

on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:23AM
Napster to be integrated with select 2015 Audi models

Napster to be integrated with select 2015 Audi models

Rhapsody-owned Napster will now provide musical entertainment in select Audi models, starting in Autumn 2014. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 28th 2014 at 3:59PM
Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV signs Tegan and Sara to co-publishing deal

Sony/ATV has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Canadian duo Tegan and Sara.
 
The agreement covers all seven of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 28th 2014 at 3:28PM
Liverpool Sound City unveils first headliner and new location ahead of 2015 event

Liverpool Sound City unveils first headliner and new location ahead of 2015 event

Liverpool Sound City is moving from its original home in and around the venues of Wolstenholme Square to the iconic ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 28th 2014 at 1:17PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 1:00PM
Swayzak's 240 Volts label reborn in new deal with !K7

Swayzak's 240 Volts label reborn in new deal with !K7

The label of tech house duo Swayzak, 240 Volts, is being revived as part of a new services and distribution ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 28th 2014 at 12:52PM
Modo: 'If your main focus is budget, you kill the creativity'

Modo: 'If your main focus is budget, you kill the creativity' Gated Content

Modo has created gorgeous, trinket-packed album packages for some of the UK’s biggest ever artists: from Oasis to The ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:59AM
YouTube CEO: 'It's amazing how much music we have'

YouTube CEO: 'It's amazing how much music we have'

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has said she remains “optimistic” about YouTube’s long-awaited subscription service, although she avoided answering whether it ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:56AM