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Apple yet to reach licensing agreements - report

Apple yet to reach licensing agreements - report

A number of key labels are said to have not yet reached a licensing agreement with Apple for its upcoming ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 6th 2015 at 9:59AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music Gated Content

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 5th 2015 at 5:59PM
Chart Pack

New Music Week ChartPack available to download now Gated Content

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

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2015 at 3:41PM
Paul Williams

Williams re-elected Chairman and President of ASCAP Board

Paul Williams has been re-elected chairman and president of ASCAP's Board of Directors for the fourth time. Williams has held ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 5th 2015 at 3:38PM

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One Direction lead 2014 money makers

One Direction lead 2014 money makers

One Direction have come out on top in Billboard's annual list of artist earners.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2015 at 3:03PM
Spotify raises $350 million in latest round of fundraising

Spotify raises $350 million in latest round of fundraising

Spotify has raised around $350 million in a new round of fundraising, according to CNBC.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2015 at 2:40PM
Mystery over Live Nation's acquisition of artist management company

Mystery over Live Nation's acquisition of artist management company

Live Nation acquired an artist management business in Q1 of 2015, which has become part of its Artist Nation division.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2015 at 2:02PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Omi No.1, Wiz Khalifa No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Omi No.1, Wiz Khalifa No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 5th 2015 at 1:00PM

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Blurred Lines

Pharrell legal team requests Blurred Lines retrial

Pharrell Williams’ legal team has filed a motion requesting a retrial following the court ruling in March that found him ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2015 at 11:31AM
Vance Joy wins 2014 International Songwriting Competition Grand Prize

Vance Joy wins 2014 International Songwriting Competition Grand Prize

Vance Joy's Riptide has won the Grand Prize in the 2014 International Songwriting Competition.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 5th 2015 at 10:52AM
Vevo to launch artist and brand matching business

Vevo to launch artist and brand matching business

Vevo is to launch an artist and brand partnerships business, Vevo BE, aimed at helping brands "understand how their message ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 5th 2015 at 10:39AM

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International Charts Analysis: Alabama Shakes score No.1 in native USA

International Charts Analysis: Alabama Shakes score No.1 in native USA Gated Content

After debuting at number six in the UK, Alabama Shakes' second album Sound & Color debuts at number one in ...

by Alan Jones
on May 5th 2015 at 10:12AM
APRA/AMCOS CEO calls for tougher anti-piracy measures in Australia

APRA/AMCOS CEO calls for tougher anti-piracy measures in Australia

The Australian Government has been called on to step up anti-piracy measures by Brett Cottle, CEO of Australian PRO APRA/AMCOS, who made ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 5th 2015 at 10:06AM
Music Week Presents: Kaleidophone

Music Week Presents: Kaleidophone

Alt-rockers Kaleidophone are a quartet from Maidstone, Kent who are on the cusp of releasing their long-awaited sophomore album Hero ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on May 5th 2015 at 10:00AM
Magic Whip

Official Charts Analysis: Blur's The Magic Whip debuts at No.1 with 43,746 sales

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Back in harness after a protracted absence, Brit-pop legends Blur return in triumph, with eighth studio album The Magic ...

by Alan Jones
on May 4th 2015 at 3:37PM

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Insanity Group founder Andy Varley: 'You don't have to be a wanker to be successful in the music industry'

Insanity Group founder Andy Varley: 'You don't have to be a wanker to be successful in the music industry' Gated Content

While Andy Varley says he launched Insanity Group when he was 17 years old, the truth is the beginnings of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 1st 2015 at 5:10PM
This Feeling partners with Jack Daniel's for Isle of Wight stage

This Feeling partners with Jack Daniel's for Isle of Wight stage Gated Content

Indie club night This Feeling has signed a 12-month partnership deal with Jack Daniel’s, secured a dedicated stage at this ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on May 1st 2015 at 4:22PM
Russia's legislative changes could unlock significant added revenues

Russia's legislative changes could unlock significant added revenues Gated Content

Barely a week goes by without a headline applauding the closure of another handful of piracy sites, or a couple ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 1st 2015 at 3:12PM
The Playlist: May 1, 2015

The Playlist: May 1, 2015

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

10 tracks featuring Brandon Flowers / Billie Marten / Honne / Skepta / Jaws / Wyldest / OWS /
7digital partners with CrowdTunes

7digital partners with CrowdTunes

7digital has partnered with CrowdTunes, a music management service for bars, restaurants and retailers, for its launch in the US.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 1st 2015 at 3:09PM
Jane Dyball

Jane Dyball appointed acting CEO of MPA

Jane Dyball is to take over as acting CEO of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) on an interim basis.
 
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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 1st 2015 at 3:00PM
Stand By Me singer Ben E King dies aged 76

Stand By Me singer Ben E King dies aged 76

Legendary Stand By Me singer Ben E King has died at the age of 76.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 1st 2015 at 2:28PM
UMPG signs Shawn Mendes

UMPG signs Shawn Mendes

Singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes (pictured) has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 1st 2015 at 1:06PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Omi No.1, Wiz Khalifa No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Omi No.1, Wiz Khalifa No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 1st 2015 at 1:00PM