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Johnny Marr Playland

New Johnny Marr album available on Spotify a week before release

Johnny Marr’s latest album Playland is available exclusively to stream on Spotify worldwide – a week before it will be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:33PM
Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify has officially launched in Canada following an invite-only beta, meaning the streaming service is now available in 58 countries.
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Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:11PM
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 September 22, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:10PM
'It's harder to get a good live agent working for you now than it is a label'

'It's harder to get a good live agent working for you now than it is a label' Gated Content

Ask a member of the public to describe ‘the music industry’ and they’ll most likely outline what would be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 2:22PM

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RAB

UK on-demand listening hours up 5.5% since 2012, but radio still dominant - study

Audio consumption in the UK is growing across all platforms with UK radio reach remaining stable while on-demand listening rises. ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 1:46PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 1:00PM
Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

The four-year legal battle between Grooveshark and the major labels may be drawing to a close, as Grooveshark is found ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:55AM
eMusic cuts ties with major labels

eMusic cuts ties with major labels

Digital music store eMusic is returning to its indie roots and “exiting the mainstream music business”, according to a letter ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:45AM

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7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

Digital music and radio services company 7digital has signed deal with Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), one of the largest owners ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:42AM
Music Week Presents: LTNT [Video Premiere]

Music Week Presents: LTNT [Video Premiere]

North London three-piece LTNT are paving their way through the alt-rock scene with their ardent hard rock & roll melodies ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:00AM

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Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Google has partnered with Samsung, offering Google Play Music to the company's customers in Brazil.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 3:55PM

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The Forum Hertfordshire celebrates 5th with £100k nightclub refit

The Forum Hertfordshire celebrates 5th with £100k nightclub refit

The Forum Hertfordshire, Hatfield’s 2,250 capacity concert venue is to celebrate its fifth birthday with a burst of activity from ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 29th 2014 at 3:45PM
Music Week ChartPack

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 Sep 29th 2014 at 2:14PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 1:00PM
HMV

HMV reports £17m operating profit 11 months after administration

HMV recorded operating profits of almost £17 million in the 11 months after it was plucked out of administration by ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 29th 2014 at 11:07AM

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Universal Music partners with Mirriad and Havas for native in video advertising

Universal Music partners with Mirriad and Havas for native in video advertising

Universal Music Group and ad agency Havas Media have inked a deal with UK-based advertising technology company Mirriad to integrate ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:55AM
Meghan Trainor is first artist to breach Official Top 40 Singles Chart on streams alone

Meghan Trainor is first artist to breach Official Top 40 Singles Chart on streams alone

US singer Meghan Trainor has become the first artist to enter the Official Singles Chart Top 40 on streaming alone, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:53AM
Music Week Presents: Blitz Kids

Music Week Presents: Blitz Kids

Rising British rock band Blitz Kids are due to lead the way through the end of 2014 with their sophomore ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:00AM
This Is All Yours

Official Charts Analysis: alt-J's This Is All Yours secures No.1 album slot on 30,947 sales Gated Content

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Six months after The Kaiser Chiefs chalked up their second number one album, another band from Leeds, Alt-J, storm ...

by Alan Jones
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:50AM
Frenchkiss/Orchard

The Orchard acquires Frenchkiss Records and Frenchkiss Label Group

Distribution company The Orchard has acquired New York-based independent label Frenchkiss Records and Frenchkiss Label Group.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:56PM
Thom Yorke releases new album through BitTorrent Bundle

Thom Yorke releases new album through BitTorrent Bundle

Thom Yorke has released a new album as a BitTorrent Bundle.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:48PM
Celebration of plugger Ian Goddard's life to be held in October

Celebration of plugger Ian Goddard's life to be held in October

Popular UK TV music promotions specialist Ian Goddard sadly passed away peacefully earlier this month (Monday, September 15).

A celebration ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:43PM
CISAC takes digital royalties issue to UN's World IP Organisation

CISAC takes digital royalties issue to UN's World IP Organisation

Speaking at the General Assembly of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, a group of creators led by CISAC ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:16PM
The Playlist, September 26th 2014

The Playlist, September 26th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Layla / Aqualung / Night Terrors Of 1927 / Magic Man / Laura Doggett / Red Racer / Whitecliff /