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  • PPL CFO Lambert to step down, Barton promoted
  • Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue
  • Leanne Sharman joins Disciple Media
  • Pharrell's Happy goes 3x platinum
  • Music Week Presents: Hong Kong
Randy Newman signs deal with Downtown Music Publishing

Randy Newman signs deal with Downtown Music Publishing

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter and film composer Randy Newman has signed an administration agreement with Downtown ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 24th 2014 at 3:49PM
'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
Ben Cook: 'Atlantic works with artists who shape the market, rather than follow it'

Ben Cook: 'Atlantic works with artists who shape the market, rather than follow it' Gated Content

Congrats to the guy that signed me. Ben is now the big bawse.”

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 24th 2014 at 3:42PM
Cr2

Cr2 Records celebrates 10th Anniversary

Cr2 Records is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year with a number of special releases and a retail partnership with ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 24th 2014 at 2:23PM

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Ben Lambert PPL

PPL CFO Lambert to step down, Barton promoted

PPL's chief financial officer Ben Lambert is to leave the organisation after twelve years.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 24th 2014 at 1:23PM
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 24th 2014 at 1:00PM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing July 25, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 12:40PM
Microsoft to 'streamline' music and video, keeping Xbox Music

Microsoft to 'streamline' music and video, keeping Xbox Music

During Microsoft’s report of its fiscal Q4 performance, CEO Satya Nadella stated that the company expected to streamline “investments in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:25AM

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Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon has announced that its Prime Music service has expanded by hundreds of thousands of songs.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:21AM
StubHub

1,000 StubHub customers hit by hacks

Ticket resale site StubHub has been hit by fraudsters after more than 1,000 of its customer accounts were hacked into ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:09AM
Jim Mahoney

A2IM's VP Jim Mahoney exits for Merlin GM role

Jim Mahoney, vice president at the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), is stepping down from his role in October ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:55AM
Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Keynote speeches at the BPI's AGM on September 1 will be delivered by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Culture, Media ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:11AM

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Music Week Presents: Hong Kong

Music Week Presents: Hong Kong

Chuck Gonzales, better know by his stage guise Hong Kong is a Philippines-based artist on a creative mission: to capture ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:00AM
Leanne Sharman

Leanne Sharman joins Disciple Media Gated Content

Former Warner Music Group and Napster UK senior exec Leanne Sharman has joined music technology company Disciple Media as chief ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:54AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, creative industries take anti-piracy leters into their own hands ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:47AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for July 28-August has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:40AM

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The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, July 23 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:57PM
Pharrell

Pharrell's Happy goes 3x platinum

The year’s biggest-selling single to date, Pharrell Williams’ Happy, has now also been certified 3x platinum.
 
Happy first went ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:50PM
SACEM signs deal with Netflix for France

SACEM signs deal with Netflix for France

French songwriters and publishers group SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) has signed an agreement with Netflix ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM
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 23rd 2014 at 1:13PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Cheryl Cole No.1, MAGIC! No.2

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

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 1:00PM
Pandora

Pandora hires Columbia exec in new Industry Relations VP role

Pandora has created the new position of VP of industry relations and tapped up Columbia Records exec Lars Murray for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:43PM
Apple

Apple posts $7.7bn net profit in fiscal Q3 2014

Apple recorded revenues of $37.4 billion (£21.9bn) in its fiscal 2014 third quarter turning a net profit of $7.7 billion ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:16PM
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 21, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:01PM
NEC Group launches scenario-based course for events industry

NEC Group launches scenario-based course for events industry

The NEC Group’s Oncourse Centre of Excellence has teamed up with Professor Chris Kemp to launch the event industry’s first ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:13AM