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AudioLock inks deal with Music Publishers Association

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) has inked a deal with music anti-piracy specialist AudioLock.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:53AM
Taylor S

BBC Radio 1 defends cuts to live music Gated Content

Radio 1 and 1Xtra controller Ben Cooper has insisted that Radio 1 is still the home of “great live music”, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:46AM
Henry Crallan

Miloco founder Henry Crallan dies, aged 65

Miloco owner and former production manager of Queen and Elton John, Henry Crallan (pictured), died at his home ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:35AM
The Doors

The Doors, Radiohead and Joan Baez albums to be preserved in National Recording Registry

Albums recorded by The Doors (pictured), Radiohead, Steve Martin, Joan Baez and Sly and The Family Stone will be ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:33AM

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Kanye

Kanye West leaves CAA to sign with rival UTA

Kanye West has signed with United Talent Agency (UTA) after leaving CAA and longtime agent Cara Lewis.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:14AM
Trent

More Apple streaming service rumours

Speculation around the specifics of Apple's upcoming streaming service is mounting, with fresh rumours suggesting Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:55AM
Tidal to launch in six more territories

Tidal to launch in six more territories

High fidelity streaming service Tidal will be launching in six more territories before the end of Q2 2015.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:52AM
Skepta

The Great Escape completes 10th birthday line-up

Skepta (pictured) & JME, The Cribs and Gaz Coombes are amongst the artists added to the final line-up ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:40AM

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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of this week's issue of Music Week, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra boss Ben Cooper defends ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:36AM
The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

Distribution company The Orchard has acquired royalty processing service RoyaltyShare and made a strategic investment in another, Korrect.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:26PM
Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Singer Zayn Malik has left One Direction, the band have confirmed.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:18PM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for March 30-April 5, 2015 has been revealed.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:00PM

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Ethan Kaplan

Gracenote hires Ethan Kaplan

Metadata database company Gracenote has hired Ethan Kaplan (pictured) as senior vice president and general manager of music.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 4:00PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, March 25

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, March 25 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:57PM
SoundCloud

SoundCloud, Trevor Horn and SFX lined up to speak at IMS Ibiza

The event topics, key speakers, theme, and contributing artists for this year's IMS Ibiza, taking place from May 19-23, have ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:20PM
Terry Weerasinghe

More programme details revealed for Brighton Music Conference

Kobalt, Defected Records, Coda, Resident Advisor, Back To Basics, Native Instruments and Involved Management have joined the line up for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:01PM

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Jason Kilar

Former Hulu chiefs launch new online video subscription service

New online video subscription service Vessel, which provides early access to videos from YouTube stars for a $2.99 monthly fee, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 25th 2015 at 2:58PM
Passenger

Passenger to donate 100% of profits for next album to UNICEF

Passenger is to donate 100% of the profits of his next album, Whispers II, to a UNICEF campaign aiming to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 25th 2015 at 2:37PM
SESAC partners with ReverbNation

SESAC partners with ReverbNation

Performing rights organisation SESAC has announced a strategic partnership with online artist services company ReverbNation.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 25th 2015 at 2:33PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1:30pm) – are:

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:30PM
Anti-Piracy

High Court orders ISPs to block 17 mp3 sites

Six UK ISPs have been ordered by the High Court to block over 100 websites that are enabling piracy.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 25th 2015 at 12:51PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering the seven days commencing March 25 has been revealed.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 11:57AM
7digital partners with Sainsbury's, reveals 2014 financial results

7digital partners with Sainsbury's, reveals 2014 financial results

7digital has announced a slew of deals amongst its 2014 financial results, including a partnership with supermarket giant Sainsbury's.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:36AM
Sia

Sia scores songwriter hat trick at APRA Music Awards

Sia has become the first artist to win the APRA Songwriter Of The Year award three years in a row, ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:44AM
Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper: 'We don't need a brand like Top Of The Pops'

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra boss Ben Cooper (pictured) has explained the thinking behind the station's new chart ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:42AM