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BASCA voices support for indie labels in YouTube battle

BASCA has voiced its support for WIN, IMPALA and AIM in the battle against YouTube for fairer terms for independent ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:39AM
MTV launches social media-led music video chart

MTV launches social media-led music video chart

MTV has announced the launch of a new music video chart, Your MTV Top 20, which aims to be the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:27AM
Music Week Presents: Sheare

Music Week Presents: Sheare

Sheare is the project and stage-name of New York City based singer-songwriter Brandon Sheer. His music reflects the essence of ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:00AM
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 7, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 9:18AM

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BMG leads publisher market share in Germany in H1 2014

BMG leads publisher market share in Germany in H1 2014

BMG has almost doubled its singles market share in Germany to beat all major publisher rivals to the market's No.1 ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 7th 2014 at 5:38PM
Music Week Chart Pack

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:22PM
Tiësto: 'I like to party really hard'

Tiësto: 'I like to party really hard' Gated Content

Tiësto is at the centre of an interesting debate. The Dutch DJ topped Forbes’ list of the highest paid ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:13PM
Microsoft extends Xbox Music API availability

Microsoft extends Xbox Music API availability

Microsoft is extending Xbox Music API availability for third-party developers.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:08PM

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Goldschmidt and Challice among Reeperbahn 2014 speaker additions

Goldschmidt and Challice among Reeperbahn 2014 speaker additions

A number of additional speakers and discussion topics have been included in the programme for the ninth edition of Hamburg’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:02PM
Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing'

Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gregor Pryor, head of media and technology practice at Reed Smith law firm.


on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:37PM
Global Repertoire Database officially scrapped, £8m wasted

Global Repertoire Database officially scrapped, £8m wasted Gated Content

The Global Repertoire Database has officially been scrapped due to a fall-out of collection societies over funding of the project, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:29PM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing July 5, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:57PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:00PM
Music Week Presents: Cats On Trees

Music Week Presents: Cats On Trees

Cats On Trees are a vibrant artistic duo from Toulouse, France who first met at the end of high school ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Playlist, July 4th 2014

The Playlist, July 4th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Royal Blood / Born Crain / FKA twigs / M+A / Sheppard / Blessa / Kiesza /
Ian Hanson

Global appoints Ian Hanson as COO

Ian Hanson will be joining the Board at Global in the newly created role of chief operating officer. He will ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 7th 2014 at 9:21AM

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Ariana Grande Problem

Official Charts Analysis: Grande's Problem tops singles with 113k sales - 7k from streaming Gated Content

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After over 3,000 charts, with 1,266 number ones based on sales alone, streaming is added to the mix for ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 9:15AM
Lia Nicholls leaves The Sun Bizarre column

Lia Nicholls leaves The Sun Bizarre column

Lia Nicholls will no longer edit The Sun's Bizarre, less than a year after accepting the role, with Dan Wootton ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 2:09PM
Mike Weatherley MP to stand down from Parliament in 2015

Mike Weatherley MP to stand down from Parliament in 2015

Conservative politician Mike Weatherley, seen by many as the music industry's voice in Parliament, has announced his decision to stand ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 4th 2014 at 1:05PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ariana Grande No.1, Ella Henderson No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ariana Grande No.1, Ella Henderson No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 1:00PM
Pirate website operators in Italy generate £1m

Pirate website operators in Italy generate £1m

An investigation by the Italian Fiscal Police has concluded that the operators behind a pirate website and associated cyberlocker generated ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:55PM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing July 2, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:04PM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for July 7-July 13 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:46AM
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Bands and staff left unpaid by Camden Crawl

Bands and staff involved in this year's Camden Crawl will be left unpaid after the event entered voluntary liquidation yesterday ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:18AM
George Ergatoudis

'Playlists will be the new albums' - Ergatoudis

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra boss George Ergatoudis has said that albums are 'edging closer to extinction' and predicted that ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:36AM