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Spotify UK turned first profit in 2013

The latest set of Spotify UK financials reveal that the company turned a profit for the first time in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:15AM
Music Week Presents: Clare Free

Music Week Presents: Clare Free

Rock and pop singer/songwriter Clare Free is a passionate and award-winning songwriter with soft charismatic vocals and masterly guitar playing. ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:00AM
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 Oct 7th 2014 at 5:51PM
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 October 6, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 5:28PM

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Band applications for Liverpool Sound City 2015 now open

Band applications for Liverpool Sound City 2015 now open

Applications for Liverpool Sound City 2015 are now live.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:46PM
AIF reveals first ever Festival Congress Awards

AIF reveals first ever Festival Congress Awards

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has unveiled details of the first-ever Festival Congress Awards Ceremony in celebration of the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 7th 2014 at 3:26PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 1:00PM
Complete John Lennon catalogue now on Spotify

Complete John Lennon catalogue now on Spotify

John Lennon’s catalogue as a solo artist is now on Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:41AM

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Independent acts dominate ARIA Awards nominations

Independent acts dominate ARIA Awards nominations

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has announced the full list of nominees for this year’s ARIA Awards, with Chet ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:23AM
Live Nation in talks to acquire Lollapalooza promoter C3 Presents

Live Nation in talks to acquire Lollapalooza promoter C3 Presents

Ticketing and concert giant Live Nation is in early stage talks to acquire a majority stake in C3 Presents.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:21AM
Young Turks hits out at Hugo Boss for 'fake' xx track

Young Turks hits out at Hugo Boss for 'fake' xx track

Young Turks have hit out at fashion designer Hugo Boss for using what it calls a fake version of a ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:20AM
Piracy

BPI to privately prosecute pre-release pirates

The BPI is due to take a privately investigated and prosecuted case to criminal trial later this month, in relation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:57PM

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ERA

ERA: Friday global release 'is being promoted regardless of evidence'

ERA has warned that adopting Friday as an international release day would mean logistical problems and additional costs for both ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:53PM
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 Oct 6th 2014 at 3:44PM
Eliza Doolittle

Stars turn out for Big Music Project Live

Plan B, Chase & Status and MNEK were just some of the stars who turned out to meet and perform ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:35PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 1:00PM

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Alt-J

Music Video Awards 2014 - all the nominees

Alt-J, Metronomy, Paolo Nutini, Jungle, FKA Twigs and Paloma Faith are among the British acts to claim nominations for this ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 6th 2014 at 12:09PM
Brits lead BMI Song Of The Year shortlist

Brits lead BMI Song Of The Year shortlist

BMI has revealed its Song Of The Year shortlist ahead of the 2014 BMI London Awards, which take place next ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:17AM
Glastonbury 2015 tickets sell out in 25 minutes

Glastonbury 2015 tickets sell out in 25 minutes

All 135,000 tickets for next year's Glastonbury fetival sold out in 25 minutes during the general sale on Sunday October ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:07AM
Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom leaves Baboom

Kim Dotcom has removed himself from his newly founded music service, Baboom.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:38AM
International Charts Analysis: Cohen and Bennett score high-flyers

International Charts Analysis: Cohen and Bennett score high-flyers Gated Content

Octogenarians rule the world, with Canadian folk legend Leonard Cohen and US MOR/jazz crooner Tony Bennett providing the week's two ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:34AM
All About That Bass

Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass sells 143,750 copies to take No.1 spot Gated Content

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After moving 75-67-53-33 on streaming alone, 20 year old American Meghan Trainor's debut single All About That Bass makes ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:18AM
Poston

Mark Poston exits Warner Australia, according to reports

After whispers of an imminent exit yesterday, reports now suggest that Parlophone and Warner Bros Australia MD Mark Poston has ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:21PM
The Playlist, October 3rd 2014

The Playlist, October 3rd 2014

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

10 tracks featuring CuckooLander / Denai Moore / Cristobal And The Sea / Emperor Yes / Flyte / Charlie Cunningham / Ang Low /
Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple is negotiating with the major labels to lower licensing rates on streams, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 3:26PM