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  • RAJAR Q2 14: All the headlines
  • Age ratings to appear on music videos from October 1
  • IMMF outlines requirements for 'fair and transparent' digital market
  • Vitaminwater to host music industry mentoring sessions
  • Music Week Presents: Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards
Rajar

RAJAR Q2 14: All the headlines

The RAJAR figures for the second quarter of 2014 are in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 7:31AM
Radio 1

RAJAR: Radio 1 reach up 2.5% in Q2 2014, 1Xtra down 15%

RAJAR figures for Q2 2014 are in. At the BBC, Radio 1 saw its reach increase quarter-on-quarter as Radio 2 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:01AM
Global

RAJAR: Capital stays steady in Q2 14 as Smooth records highest ever reach

Global’s Capital Network saw its reach stay steady quarter-on-quarter, according to the latest RAJAR results, while Heart’s reach was up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:01AM
Bauer

RAJAR: Absolute, Kiss, Planet Rock and Magic all make quarterly gains

Bauer saw quarterly gains (albeit some slight) across all of its major stations in Q2 2014, according to the latest ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:01AM

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Grimmy

RAJAR: Grimshaw's reach up 1.4% YoY, Absolute's O'Connell tops 1.5m

Nick Grimshaw’s increased his reach by more than 100,000 in Q2 2014. The Radio 1 breakfast DJ claimed a reach ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 12:01AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, July 30

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:57PM
LG Arena partners with Zenith Watches

LG Arena partners with Zenith Watches

The NEC Group’s LG Arena has struck a deal with Zenith Watches, making the high-end watchmaker an exclusive partner for ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:57PM
BBFC

Age ratings to appear on music videos from October 1

Music videos released on physical packaged media that might contain content unsuitable for children will soon be required to be ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:37PM

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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
The Ting Tings: 'People think we're anti-label'

The Ting Tings: 'People think we're anti-label' Gated Content

After their 2008 debut album We Started Nothing sold over 600,000 units, The Ting Tings found themselves at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:07PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 1:00PM
IMMF

IMMF outlines requirements for 'fair and transparent' digital market

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has outlined a number of measures it believes should ensure fairness and transparency in ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 12:46PM

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Peermusic signs Pan-Asian digital licensing deal with APRA AMCOS

Peermusic signs Pan-Asian digital licensing deal with APRA AMCOS

Australasian collection society APRA AMCOS and global independent music publisher Peermusic have signed a Pan-Asian digital and new media licensing ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 30th 2014 at 12:41PM
7digital promotes Paul Shannon to VP of technology

7digital promotes Paul Shannon to VP of technology

7digital has appointed Paul Shannon as its new VP of technology.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:34AM
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 Jul 30th 2014 at 11:19AM
Three Six Zero Group launches label and publisher, partners with Warner

Three Six Zero Group launches label and publisher, partners with Warner

Entertainment company Three Six Zero has teamed up with Warner/Chappell Music to imprint a publishing division for signing and cultivating songwriters. The ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:14AM

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Radio playlist update: 6Music

Radio playlist update: 6Music 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 Jul 30th 2014 at 11:00AM
BPI

BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:18AM
Music Week Presents: Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards

Music Week Presents: Dan Michaelson and The Coastguards

Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards are a London-based alternative-country music collective under the prowess of solo-artist Dan Michaelson. He is ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:00AM
Maria Osherova

WMG promotes Maria Osherova to Executive Vice President, HR

Warner Music Group has promoted Maria Osherova to the position of executive vice president, human resources.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 29th 2014 at 3:57PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 1:00PM
Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple is close to buying talk radio app Swell, according to Re/code. Multiple sources say the deal is worth ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:39PM
Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing July 28, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:07PM
Ryan Seacrest to host daily Heat Radio show in the UK

Ryan Seacrest to host daily Heat Radio show in the UK

American showbiz pundit Ryan Seacrest has been signed by Heat Radio to host On Air With Ryan Seacrest, a daily ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:57AM
Foxes

Vitaminwater to host music industry mentoring sessions

Water brand Glacéau's Vitaminwater is opening a temporary studio over the summer to host mentoring sessions and exhibitions aimed at ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:55AM