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International Charts Analysis: Dr. Dre's Compton scored iTunes No.1 in 56 countries

International Charts Analysis: Dr. Dre's Compton scored iTunes No.1 in 56 countries Gated Content

Still charting on iTunes in 92 countries and number one in seven of them as we went to press on ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 9th 2015 at 10:43PM
Disney

Disney's Descendants OST tops BuzzAngle US Albums Chart

The soundtrack's to Disney's Descendants topped the BuzzAngle US Albums Chart on Friday, followed by Taylor Swift's 1989.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 9th 2015 at 10:29PM
Macc

Official Charts Analysis: The Maccabees's Marks To Prove It takes No.1 albums slot Gated Content

ALBUMS
They're both from London, they both reached number four with their last album in 2012 and they both took ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 7th 2015 at 6:00PM
New Prince album confirmed as Tidal exclusive

New Prince album confirmed as Tidal exclusive

Prince and Tidal have confirmed that the next release from the artist will be exclusively released on the Jay Z-fronted ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 5:27PM

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SMG Europe profits dip 22% in 2014, revenues rise 3.7%

SMG Europe profits dip 22% in 2014, revenues rise 3.7%

Venue operator SMG Europe suffered a dip in pre-tax profits last year due to a reduced touring schedule and the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 4:14PM
Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 07/08/15

Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 07/08/15

Dooley's rumour radar was knocked all out of kilter this week by the shock of that Lenny Kravitz video. Just ...

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:42PM
UK arenas dominate busiest venues chart

UK arenas dominate busiest venues chart

UK arenas occupy the top three places in the latest list of the world’s busiest venues.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:08PM
BPL

Deadline for Shoot Music Week Fantasy Football sign up looms

With the 15/16 football season set to kick off tomorrow, time is running out for those yet to register for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:56PM

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NEC Group appoints Ian Congdon as Head Of Sales

NEC Group appoints Ian Congdon as Head Of Sales

Ian Congdon has been appointed the new head of sales at the NEC Group.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:37PM
Believe

Believe will advance 'trapped' Beatport payments to labels and artists

Believe Digital has joined the small list of companies that have agreed to advance any "trapped" Beatport royalties to their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:29PM
IMS Visionaries announces competition winners

IMS Visionaries announces competition winners

IMS Ibiza and Engage have found the winners of their Visionaries competition.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:59PM
Viacom net income dips 4% in Q3

Viacom net income dips 4% in Q3

MTV parent company Viacom has released financial results for fiscal Q3 2015, missing predicted earnings.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:55AM

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Reeperbahn

Reeperbahn adds speakers and reveals 10 year anniversary documentary

Germany’s Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, Heiko Maas, will deliver a keynote speech at the Reeperbahn Festival Conference, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:24AM
Lucy Rose

Reverb Music signs Lucy Rose to global publishing deal

British artist and songwriter Lucy Rose has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with US indepedent music publishing company Reservoir, ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:17AM
Nottingham Arena secures naming rights deal with Motorpoint

Nottingham Arena secures naming rights deal with Motorpoint

Nottingham’s 10,000-capacity Capital FM Arena will be known as the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham from 2016.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:58AM
Germany

MPA and BPI reveal details of joint trade mission to Germany

The Music Publishers Association and the BPI have revealed details of their joint trade mission to Germany during Hamburg’s Reeperbahn ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 7th 2015 at 9:48AM

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Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 7:12AM
Police investigating alleged fraud at SMG Europe

Police investigating alleged fraud at SMG Europe

Police are investigating allegations of a fraud at venue operator SMG Europe.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 6th 2015 at 5:22PM
Spotify's Ken Parks to exit company in October

Spotify's Ken Parks to exit company in October

Spotify’s chief content officer Ken Parks (pictured) is leaving the company to join video start up Pluto TV.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 6th 2015 at 3:46PM
EPM

EPM will advance Beatport payments to label partners

Electronic music distributor EPM has said that it will advance outstanding Beatport royalty payments to its label partners until the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 2:10PM
Beatport

Beatport has paid 'trapped' royalties to majors, but indies left high and dry - sources

Beatport HAS released royalties owed for the past quarter to major labels - but independents are still yet to see ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:33PM
Warner Music Group

WMG narrows net loss YoY in fiscal Q3, revenues dip 1% on constant currency basis

Warner Music Group narrowed its net loss in its fiscal Q3 ended June 30, compared to the same period in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:07PM
Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy

Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy

Universal Music Group has hired music and media industry executive Jay Frank, founder of music and marketing analytics companies DigSin ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:48AM
Apple Music

Apple Music attracts 11m trial users so far

Apple has revelead that 11 million people have signed up to the trial version of its Apple Music streaming service, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:40AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 6th 2015 at 7:30AM