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Lauren Aquilina to perform at Music Week networking night on Thursday

Lauren Aquilina to perform at Music Week networking night on Thursday

Hotly-tipped singer-songwriter Lauren Aquilina will perform at the Music Week Evening Sessions this Thursday (October 30) in London.

on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:53PM
Apple

Apple music sales down 14% YTD, iTunes to absorb Beats Music in 2015 - report

Whispers suggesting that Apple will fold the recently acquired Beats Music platform into iTunes have intensified following a report that ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:47PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ed Sheeran No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 1:00PM
Dan Chalmers: 'We focus on quality and wouldn't want to compromise that'

Dan Chalmers: 'We focus on quality and wouldn't want to compromise that' Gated Content

Dan Chalmers occupies a unique position in the modern music industry. He heads up a new release label (East ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:46AM

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CIAM

Music creators join to demand 80% of streaming services' gross revenue

A group of musicians have banded together to demand "fairer rules" and "greater transparency" in the distribution of royalties by ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:45AM
EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a landmark ruling that embedding copyrighted videos does not ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:37AM
Jack Bruce

Cream bassist and vocalist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

Cream bassist and singer Jack Bruce has died of liver disease, aged 71.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:35AM
Goldenvoice

AEG Live hires two execs to drive Goldenvoice brand in the UK

AEG Live's Goldenvoice, the company's Southern California-based regional division and the name behind Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, has ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:25AM

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Photo credit: Abigail Lewis Photography

Music Week Presents: Fingertrap [seeking management]

Emanating from the Cynon Valley, South Wales are Fingertrap, an industrious 4-piece that embody the essence of DIY and ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:00AM
Meghan Trainor All About That Bass

Official Charts Analysis: Trainor matches Clean Bandit for longest-running No.1 single of 2014 Gated Content

SINGLES
Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass enjoys an easy fourth week atop the singles chart on sales of 82,163 ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 27th 2014 at 9:52AM
Deezer

Deezer acquires internet talk radio service Stitcher

Deezer is to acquire Stitcher - a provider of personalised internet talk radio and mobile products.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 5:13PM
Momentum Music Fund

Woman's Hour wins Momentum Deezer Award, more acts in fresh funding round

PRS for Music Foundation, Arts Council England and Deezer have revealed Woman’s Hour as the latest winner of the Momentum ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 3:28PM

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Alice Gross

Alice Gross family chooses Youth Music as memorial charity

The family of murdered teenager Alice Gross have chosen Youth Music as the beneficiary of an online tribute and donation ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:40PM
Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV signs T.I to worldwide publishing deal

Sony/ATV has signed a long-term worldwide deal with Grammy-winning rapper, songwriter and record producer T.I.
 
The agreement includes his ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:22PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Ed Sheeran No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Ed Sheeran No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:00PM
The Playlist, October 24th 2014

The Playlist, October 24th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Sleater-Kinney / Fictonian / 18+ / Son Lux / Peaking Lights / Twin Graves / Daisy Victoria /

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First acts announced for BBC Music Awards

First acts announced for BBC Music Awards

The first acts performing at this year’s BBC Music Awards have been announced in a live link up between the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:24PM
Pandora narrows losses YoY after record revenue in Q3 14

Pandora narrows losses YoY after record revenue in Q3 14

Internet radio service Pandora posted a $2 million net loss on revenue of $239.6 million, which was up 40% from ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:23PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, October 24

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, October 24 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass remains at the top of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 11:30AM
Warner Music Group

Peter Breeden named CFO Warner Music UK

Warner Music UK has promoted Peter Breeden to chief financial officer with immediate effect.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 24th 2014 at 11:20AM
Simon Robson to head up Warner Music Asia Pacific as Rutherford announces retirement

Simon Robson to head up Warner Music Asia Pacific as Rutherford announces retirement

Current COO and CFO of Warner Music UK, Simon Robson, will head up Warner Music Asia Pacific from January 1, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:23AM
Music Week Presents: Andrea Balency

Music Week Presents: Andrea Balency

At just 22-years-old, Mexican/French artist Andrea Balency has already made her mark within the electronic scene. Heeded in 2010, she ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:00AM
MN2S hires two new agents

MN2S hires two new agents

DJ and talent booking agency MN2S has hired two new agents.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:51PM
IP Crime Unit

Government to fund IP Crime Unit until 2017

The Government has confirmed that it will continue to fund the Police IP Crime Unit for the next two years ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM
Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust dies, aged 72

Singer Alvin Stardust has died at the age of 72.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:36PM