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Stadium rock boom for Wembley

Stadium rock boom for Wembley Gated Content

Music bosses at Wembley Stadium have expressed their delight at the venue’s summer line-up following a “rollercoaster” couple of years ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:30PM
The Playlist, April 3, 2015

The Playlist, April 3, 2015

This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.

10 tracks featuring The Maccabees / The Mispers / Krept & Konan / M.O / JAMMZ / Barli / Major Lazer /
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Ed Sheeran & Rudimental No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Ed Sheeran & Rudimental No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1:30pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 1:30PM
Snoozebox

Snoozebox sponsors Record Company category at Music Week Awards 2015

Portable hotel room provider Snoozebox has signed up as sponsor of the Record Company category at this year's Music Week ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 12:17PM

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Attitude is Everything appoints Mike Weatherley  patron

Attitude is Everything appoints Mike Weatherley patron

Attitude is Everything has appointed former MP Mike Weatherley as its latest patron.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 12:12PM
Absolute Label Services

Absolute re-brands, unveils new client portal

Absolute Marketing & Distribution has re-branded to become Absolute Label Services, as well as unveiling a brand new online portal ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 12:00PM
Boardmasters' founder Vision Nine receives £5m investment boost

Boardmasters' founder Vision Nine receives £5m investment boost

Event operator Vision Nine plans to create new festivals, tours and shows after receiving £5 million in financing through the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:54AM
Concord acquires Vanguard, Sugar Hill labels

Concord acquires Vanguard, Sugar Hill labels

Concord Music Group has acquired independent labels Vanguard and Sugar Hill from Welk Music Group.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:49AM

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Basement Jaxx, Labrinth, Katy B top Liverpool International Music Festival line-up

Basement Jaxx, Labrinth, Katy B top Liverpool International Music Festival line-up

The Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) will return for a third year from August 27-31, having grown into one of ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:43AM
Glasgow's The Arches saved from closure

Glasgow's The Arches saved from closure

The Arches club in Glasgow is to remain open after police failed in a bid to have it shut down.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 11:37AM
Competition Commission probes premium streaming platforms - report

Competition Commission probes premium streaming platforms - report

The European Union’s Competition Commission is quizzing labels about their relationships with premium subscription services - with Apple’s upcoming platform ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 10:31AM
The Orchard inks deal with children's TV content firm DHX Media

The Orchard inks deal with children's TV content firm DHX Media

The Orchard has struck a digital music distribution deal with DHX Media.

DHX Media is a key player in the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 10:06AM

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Cranberries

Cranberries' songwriters sign with Warner/Chappell Music

The Cranberries’ vocalist Dolores O’Riordan and guitarist Noel Hogan have signed a publishing partnership with Warner/Chappell Music UK, covering their ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 10:00AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front cover of the new issue of Music Week, the co-founder of streaming service Saavn discusses the potential ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 9:40AM
Taeko Saito

Taeko Saito joins Downtown Music Publishing as International A&R

Downtown Music Publishing has appointed Taeko Saito to the role of International A&R.

Prior to joining Downtown, Taeko was an ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 9:38AM
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey to host Music Week Awards

Bill Bailey has been confirmed as the host for this year’s Music Week Awards.

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 9:30AM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 1

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 1 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:57PM
Sync Mission

BPI and MPA LA Sync Mission 2015 applications open

Music companies or individuals looking to take part in the 11th annual US Sync Licensing Mission hosted by BPI, the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:45PM
Jarvis Cocker adds voice to save Sheffield's Rare & Racy record store

Jarvis Cocker adds voice to save Sheffield's Rare & Racy record store

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has lent his support to a campaign to save a string of independent shops in Sheffield's ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:22PM
Live Nation partners with Europcar Australasia

Live Nation partners with Europcar Australasia

Live Nation Australasia has announced a partnership with Europcar Australia and New Zealand as the exclusive car rental partner across the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:19PM
Arthur Fogel: 'There's an explosion of talent coming out of the digital era'

Arthur Fogel: 'There's an explosion of talent coming out of the digital era'

Live Nation's global touring president Arthur Fogel has rejected claims of a lack of emerging top level music talent.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:18PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering the seven days commencing April 1 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 3:16PM
Rihanna

Jay Z's Tidal begins exclusive content crusade

Rihanna's new single, a Daft Punk feature film, Alicia Keys tour footage and handcrafted playlists from Jay Z, Beyoncé and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:04PM
Sonic Cathedral: 'Record Store Day has a negative impact on our yearly sales'

Sonic Cathedral: 'Record Store Day has a negative impact on our yearly sales'

Founder of indie label Sonic Cathedral, Nathaniel Cramp (pictured), has hit back at the Entertainment Retailer's Association (ERA) ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 1st 2015 at 2:00PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Ed Sheeran & Rudimental No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Ed Sheeran & Rudimental No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 1:00PM