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Robomagic's Rob Hallett joins Standon Calling management team

Robomagic's Rob Hallett joins Standon Calling management team

Former AEG Live president of live touring Rob Hallett has taken a role on the management team at Hertfordshire festival ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 26th 2015 at 10:56AM
Ticketing experts set for seminar

Ticketing experts set for seminar

The Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) is bringing together experts from the ticketing sector for a seminar on ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 26th 2015 at 10:48AM
1989 will be on Apple Music at launch

1989 will be on Apple Music at launch

Taylor Swift's 1989 will appear on Apple Music. After the pop singer previously stated she would withold it from the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 26th 2015 at 10:44AM
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Canada extends recording copyright term, 'but what about authors' rights?'

With Canada having just passed into law an extension to the copyright length of sound recordings, musician and songwriter Randy ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jun 26th 2015 at 10:39AM

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Ofcom radio format changes welcome, 'but should go further,' say commercial stations

Ofcom has today announced changes to the way in which mainstream popular music stations are described, reducing the number of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:48PM
Merlin members hit digital tipping point

Merlin members hit digital tipping point

Income from digital services accounts for over 50% of overall income for more than half of Merlin’s members, according ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:33PM
Killarney Festival of Music & Food cancelled

Killarney Festival of Music & Food cancelled

Ireland’s Killarney Festival of Music & Food, due to feature acts such as Duran Duran, Burt Bacharach, Texas and Jools ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:25PM
Cel Spellman joins BBC Radio 1 to host Sunday afternoon show

Cel Spellman joins BBC Radio 1 to host Sunday afternoon show

New Radio 1 signing Cel Spellman is to present a new Sunday afternoon show dedicated to No.1s and breaking new ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:23PM

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Stewart Lee to curate ATP 2.0 festival

Stewart Lee to curate ATP 2.0 festival

Comedian and writer Stewart Lee will curate All Tomorrow’s Parties’ ATP 2.0 festival at Pontins camp in Prestatyn, North Wales, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:20PM
BBC to launch new series Music Box on iPlayer with Guy Garvey

BBC to launch new series Music Box on iPlayer with Guy Garvey

BBC Music is to present Music Box With Guy Garvey, a new fortnightly series available on BBC iPlayer.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:14PM
Ben Ward joins The Agency Group

Ben Ward joins The Agency Group

Musician and manager Ben Ward has joined The Agency Group (TAG) as a live booking agent.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:12PM
Janet Jackson crowned BET Awards Ultimate Icon

Janet Jackson crowned BET Awards Ultimate Icon

Janet Jackson is set to receive the inaugural Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at the 2015 BET Awards.

on Jun 25th 2015 at 12:07PM

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Apple moves to ease indie publishing sector concerns

Apple moves to ease indie publishing sector concerns

Apple is moving to quell the unrest within the indie music publishing sector over the contract offered to them late ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 11:31AM
Spotify acquires analytics firm Seed Scientific

Spotify acquires analytics firm Seed Scientific

Spotify has acquired Seed Scientific, an analytics firm that formerly served Apple’s Beats Music.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 11:00AM
MTV unveils network rebrand

MTV unveils network rebrand

MTV is to spotlight social media videos by acts and viewers as part of its network rebrand from “I want ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:27AM
Music Week Presents: Zibra

Music Week Presents: Zibra

Funk'in their way onto the dance-floor are a London-based three-piece called Zibra. Self-described as 'glitch-indie', the band make unpredictable ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:00AM

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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, Ashley Tabor's Global Entertainment makes its first UK acquisition with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 25th 2015 at 9:40AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 24

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 24 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 24th 2015 at 3:57PM
IMPALA 'welcomes' new Apple Music terms

IMPALA 'welcomes' new Apple Music terms

IMPALA has welcomed Apple Music's U-turn on payments during its three month free trial.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 24th 2015 at 2:12PM
Google launches free radio service

Google launches free radio service

Google is adding a free radio service to its Google Play Music app in the US.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 24th 2015 at 12:09PM
Ministry of Sound confirmed as headline partner for Venues Day 2015

Ministry of Sound confirmed as headline partner for Venues Day 2015

Venues Day 2015 will be held at Ministry of Sound in Elephant & Castle, London, on Tuesday, October 20.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 24th 2015 at 11:31AM
PledgeMusic and Help Musicians UK announce Emerging Artists Fund beneficiaries

PledgeMusic and Help Musicians UK announce Emerging Artists Fund beneficiaries

Help Musicians UK and PledgeMusic have announced the nine acts that are the first to benefit from the new Emerging ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 24th 2015 at 11:31AM
Gladys Knight to receive Raymond Weil International Award

Gladys Knight to receive Raymond Weil International Award

Seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight is to receive the Raymond Weil International Award at next week's O2 Silver Clef Awards.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 24th 2015 at 11:03AM
2 For The Road joins ATC Live

2 For The Road joins ATC Live

Independent booking agency 2 For The Road Events has announced it is becoming part of ATC Live.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 24th 2015 at 10:38AM
WIN officially endorses Apple Music

WIN officially endorses Apple Music

The Worldwide Independent Network, representing the global indie music community, has announced an agreement with Apple that will see it ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 24th 2015 at 7:52AM