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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 3rd 2014 at 1:00PM
Sister Ray Records to open store at Ace Hotel

Sister Ray Records to open store at Ace Hotel Gated Content

Sister Ray Records will open a new vinyl-only record shop on July 29 based at the Ace Hotel in London’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:32PM
US album and digital song sales down in H1 2014

US album and digital song sales down in H1 2014

According to Nielsen SoundScan’s mid-year report, US album sales are down 15% while digital song sales have fallen by 13%.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:22PM
Sony signs deal with Klick Push

Sony signs deal with Klick Push

Music-focused ad platform Klick Push has partnered with Sony Music to offer free music in exchange for ad engagement.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:19PM

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T In The Park health fears 'laughable'

T In The Park health fears 'laughable' Gated Content

The organisers behind T In The Park have expressed disdain towards the Health And Safety Executive, which has forced the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:06PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, sources says that the Global Rights Database has collapsed. ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:29AM
Radical.fm launches on Android

Radical.fm launches on Android

Music streaming service Radical.fm has launched on Android in the US, almost a year after launching on iOS.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:14AM
Vince Cable

Government pledges £16m funding injection for Britain's creative industries

The creative industries could stand to gain from a £16m injection of Government funding after the launch of a new ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:12AM

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Music Week Presents: Paul Stone

Music Week Presents: Paul Stone

32 year-old jazz-pop croon singer Paul Stone emphasizes the effectiveness of self-releasing music and displays that DIY is not just ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM
Ed Sheeran's X smashes Spotify streaming record

Ed Sheeran's X smashes Spotify streaming record Gated Content

Ed Sheeran’s latest album, X, has smashed streaming records in its first week of release on Spotify - whilst becoming ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM
Rough Trade buys stake in Rise, expands into Nottingham

Rough Trade buys stake in Rise, expands into Nottingham

British retailer Rough Trade will open its first UK store outside of London this Autumn - after buying a controlling ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 4:11PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, July 2 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 3:57PM

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Songza

Google buys Songza - confirmed

Google has bought playlist site Songza to enhance its Google Play Music All Access subscription service.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:53PM
Fintage House: 'We don't follow the competition'

Fintage House: 'We don't follow the competition' Gated Content

“Most of our film production clients also owned music publishing rights, so we started looking into the area. We were ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:45PM
The 1975

The 1975: 'We made sure we didn't compromise' Gated Content

There’s a strong argument for The 1975 emerging as the most encouraging success story from the British music scene in ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 2:26PM
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 2nd 2014 at 1:00PM

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7digital share price hit as Blackberry shutters music download store

7digital share price hit as Blackberry shutters music download store

7digital has seen a drop in its share price this week after it was revealed that one of the B2B ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 12:08PM
Check out the latest music industry jobs

Check out the latest music industry jobs

Searching for a new music industry job? A number of new vacancies have been added to the Music Week jobs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:30AM
Eventbrite Backstage Revival

Eventbrite works with The Lexington on 'backstage revival'

Ticketing platform Eventbrite has worked with London venue The Lexington as part of its ‘Backstage Revival’ initiative.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:28AM
Loma Vista Recordings moves to Concord Music Group

Loma Vista Recordings moves to Concord Music Group

Loma Vista Recordings is making a switch within Universal Music Group, moving from Republic Records to Concord Music Group in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:57AM
YouTube

YouTube insider speaks out over indie label fight - report

A YouTube insider has spoken out to defend the platform in the face of numerous reports on its supposed fight ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:38AM
The Pirate Bay

11 ISPs forced to block Pirate Bay in Argentina

11 internet service providers in Argentina have been compelled to block notorious illegal file-sharing site The Pirate Bay following a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:06AM
Radio playlist update: 6Music

Radio playlist update: 6Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing Saturday, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:40AM
Lousada: 'Our role is about analysing what's effective but still true to the act'

Lousada: 'Our role is about analysing what's effective but still true to the act' Gated Content

“It starts where most of these stories start - with a teenage boy collecting records…”

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:36PM
Audio Network Group acquires Australian subsidiary

Audio Network Group acquires Australian subsidiary

Audio Network, the international music company specialising in music for film, television and video has acquired a 49% shareholding in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:12PM