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Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Sister duo First Aid Kit picked up Album Of The Year at last night’s Swedish Grammis, which took place at ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 11:22AM
SFX

SFX CEO wants EDM empire to go private

Electronic music tycoon Robert F.X. Sillerman - the CEO of SFX Entertainment - has indicated that he’d like to take ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:52AM
Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records has partnered with other indie labels for a limited special Record Store Day release, the Sensible Record Labels ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:24AM
IFPI

IFPI confirms Friday global release day

The IFPI has confirmed Friday as the global release day for new music. The change will come into effect in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:00AM

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Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for March 1-8, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:46AM
YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still hasn't become a profitable business for Google, despite attracting more than one billion viewers each month.

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on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:45AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the seven day period commencing February 27, 2015 has been revealed.  

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:36AM
Sheeran BRIT

BRIT Awards 2015 - all the winners

Madonna may have stolen the headlines but Ed Sheeran walked away with the biggest prizes of the night at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:35AM

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Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin are currently beating Top 10 stalwarts Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran in the race to be No.1 in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:50PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 25

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

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:57PM
Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days
for big data in music'

Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days for big data in music'

The following piece is written by digital media advisor & former executive chairman, Semetric (Musicmetric), Jeremy Silver:


on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:00PM
Government U-turn on secondary ticketing regulation

Government U-turn on secondary ticketing regulation

Secondary ticketing sellers are set to be regulated more closely under new legislation passed by the House of Lords last ...

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on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:55PM

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Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering February 25-March 3, has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:38PM
Apple ordered to pay $532.9m in iTunes patent trial

Apple ordered to pay $532.9m in iTunes patent trial

Apple must pay $532.9 million following a lawsuit by Texas company Smartflash, which claimed that the tech giant had infringed ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:26PM
Artist and Manager Awards reveal Breakthrough Artist shortlist

Artist and Manager Awards reveal Breakthrough Artist shortlist

The eight act shortlist has been announced for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Artist and Manager Awards 2015, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 25th 2015 at 1:21PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds No.1, Madonna No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds No.1, Madonna No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 12:50PM

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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 Feb 25th 2015 at 12:24PM
ITB's Barry Dickins to receive Primavera Award

ITB's Barry Dickins to receive Primavera Award

International Talent Booking (ITB) agency co-founder Barry Dickins is to be awarded the Primavera Award in recognition of his contribution ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:34AM
The Libertines confirmed as final headliner for Reading & Leeds 2015

The Libertines confirmed as final headliner for Reading & Leeds 2015

The Libertines have been announced as the final Main Stage headliners for this year's Reading & Leeds festivals. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:27AM
Scott Borchetta signs with CAA

Scott Borchetta signs with CAA

Big Machine boss Scott Borchetta has signed with talent agency CAA.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:26AM
Kanye West confirmed for BRIT Awards

Kanye West confirmed for BRIT Awards

Kanye West has been confirmed to perform at tonight's BRIT Awards at The O2 in London. 

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on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:18AM
Message

Brian Message: 'Licensing's NDA culture has eroded artist and manager trust'

Manager Brian Message has hit out at the lack of transparency surrounding the licensing of creator catalogues to retailers and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 25th 2015 at 7:00AM
Vinyl

Friday to be announced as global release day - sources

The IFPI is on the verge of announcing Friday as the chosen global release day, Music Week understands.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 24th 2015 at 6:40PM
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 Feb 24th 2015 at 6:00PM
Beatport to launch free streaming service

Beatport to launch free streaming service

Beatport is launching a new free dance music streaming service as it bids to increase sales.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 24th 2015 at 4:04PM