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UK Ticket Charts - the most searched for artists of the past week

UK Ticket Charts - the most searched for artists of the past week

Wet Wet Wet were the most searched-for act on Ticketmaster in the past week.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 3:56PM
Amazon Prime Music celebrates first birthday with doubled membership

Amazon Prime Music celebrates first birthday with doubled membership

Amazon's Prime Music service is celebrating its first year in the US, claiming to now have several million Prime members.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 3:53PM
Caldas

Merlin inks new deal with SoundCloud

Merlin has secured what is being billed as a 'landmark' deal with SoundCloud, partly in preparation for the platform's forthcoming ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 2:27PM
Brighton Music Conference unveils full schedule

Brighton Music Conference unveils full schedule

Brighton Music Conference (BMC) has revealed the full schedule for this week’s event. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 2:03PM

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Concert subscription app Jukely launches in UK

Concert subscription app Jukely launches in UK

Concert subscription service Jukely has launched a London office as it begins its UK and wider European rollout.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 1:39PM
Pepsi and Deezer accelerate artists' careers at Midem

Pepsi and Deezer accelerate artists' careers at Midem

A group of artists from all around the world covering a wide range of music genres will see their careers ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jun 4th 2015 at 12:56PM
Change in Music Week publication day

Change in Music Week publication day

Prompted by the new global release day and subsequent change to the Official Chart Company schedule, Music Week will be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:58AM
John Giddings: 'This is the year of the singer/songwriter'

John Giddings: 'This is the year of the singer/songwriter' Gated Content

The times they are a-changin’ – and the wait has been well worth it for John Giddings.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:42AM

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Isle of MTV Malta 2015 line-up unveiled

Isle of MTV Malta 2015 line-up unveiled

The line-up for this year’s Isle of MTV Malta special has now been finalised.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:09AM
CD Baby launches YouTube multi-channel network

CD Baby launches YouTube multi-channel network

Independent distributor CD Baby has launched a multi-channel network on YouTube named Illustrated Sound.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:01AM
Tidal announces Ticketmaster partnership

Tidal announces Ticketmaster partnership

Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal has updated its platform to include concert ticketing through a partnership with Ticketmaster.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:35AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of this week's issue of Music Week, HMV steps up its vinyl offering with a week ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:32AM

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Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists'

Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists'

Universal Music Group has now confirmed that it too pays breakage to artists.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:19AM
Gerson

Jody Gerson dispels 'misrepresentations' about direct licensing

Universal Publishing boss Jody Gerson has moved to quash ‘misleading’ comments from ‘self-interested parties’ on the issue of consent decree ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 9:51AM
One Direction

UK acts claim 13.7% share of global albums sales in 2014

UK acts claimed a 13.7% share of global albums sales in 2014.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 8:55AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for June 8-14, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 5:17PM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 3

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 3 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:57PM
Giddings: 'Michael Eavis asked me how I booked Fleetwood Mac. I said, I paid them!'

Giddings: 'Michael Eavis asked me how I booked Fleetwood Mac. I said, I paid them!'

Isle of Wight Festival promoter John Giddings has admitted his thoughts immediately turned to 2016 after fulfilling his long-held ambition ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:51PM
BMC

Brighton Music Conference reveals tech showcase line-up

Brighton Music Conference (BMC) has revealed the tech showcases that will form part of the event’s two days of master ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:48PM
Peter Leathem

PPL's Peter Leathem: 'These are exciting times for international collections'

PPL CEO Peter Leathem anticipates more progress to come in the international collection of neighbouring rights royalties if CMOs around ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:44PM
XpoNorth

XpoNorth Playlist 2015

As over 60 acts get set to shake the Highland Capital during XpoNorth 2015, we highlight 12 that are not to be missed. 

10 tracks featuring KLOË / CATHOLIC ACTION / MONOGRAM / GARDEN OF ELKS / NIEVES / TIJUANA BIBLES / THE BONGO CLUB /
Katy Perry tops PPL's most played artists list for 2014

Katy Perry tops PPL's most played artists list for 2014

Singer Katy Perry has come out on top in PPL’s annual ‘People’s Charts’ of the most played artists of 2014.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:46PM
Believe Digital

Believe Digital secures $60m in fresh investment

Believe Digital has secured a $60m growth capital investment from investment firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) and private equity firm ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 1:31PM
Fran

Fran Nevrkla to step down as PPL Chairman

PPL chairman Fran Nevrkla OBE (pictured), is to step down at the end of the year. His successor ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:56PM
Peter Leathem

PPL pays out record £161.2 million in 2014

Performing rights organisation PPL paid out a record £161.2 million in 2014, as well as seeing an all-time-high income of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:35PM