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American Music Awards 2014 - all the winners

American Music Awards 2014 - all the winners

Last night’s American Music Awards saw One Direction take home three awards, while Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé and Katy Perry all ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:18AM
Parliament

Secondary ticket market on route to 'increased transparency' after Consumer Rights Bill amendment

A new clause to the Consumer Rights Bill aims to increase transparency in the event ticket resale market.
 
Passed ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:17AM
One Direction Four

Official Charts analysis: 1D land fourth consecutive No.1 LP as Four sells 141,780 Gated Content

ALBUMS
There are emphatic debuts atop both the singles and albums charts this week, with One Direction scoring the number ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:14AM
The Playlist, November 21st 2014

The Playlist, November 21st 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Los Campesinos! / Public Service Broadcasting / Vaults / Jack Garratt / Loyle Carner / Is Tropical / Demob Happy /

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IFPI

Sony Music Entertainment's Handlin elected Chairman of IFPI's Asia Pacific Board

Denis Handlin - Sony Music Entertainment's chairman and CEO, Australia & New Zealand and president, Asia - has been elected ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:40PM
Peggy Seeger: 'I was fearless to the point of stupidity'

Peggy Seeger: 'I was fearless to the point of stupidity' Gated Content

Peggy Seeger is the first ever winner in the Women in Music Inspirational Artist category. And there are plenty ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:26PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, November 21 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 21st 2014 at 1:00PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 1:00PM

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YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

After a gap this year, YouTube’s second Music Awards will take place in March 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 11:45AM
'Streaming more likely to influence sales than radio' - study

'Streaming more likely to influence sales than radio' - study

Music consumers over the age of 18 are more likely to purchase music after listening to it on streaming services ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 21st 2014 at 11:38AM
BMG signs M.I.A to worldwide deal

BMG signs M.I.A to worldwide deal

BMG Chrysalis UK has signed M.I.A. to an exclusive worldwide publishing deal.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 21st 2014 at 10:22AM
Apple to install Beats Music on every iPhone next year?

Apple to install Beats Music on every iPhone next year?

iPhone and iPad users could find an Apple music streaming service based on Beats Music pre-installed on their devices by ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 9:56AM

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Music Week RADAR: Acts confirmed for November 27 event

Music Week RADAR: Acts confirmed for November 27 event

The line-up for the next Music Week RADAR night on Thursday, November 27 has been confirmed. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 4:24PM
Jimmy Ruffin dies, aged 78

Jimmy Ruffin dies, aged 78

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin has died aged 78, following reports last month of serious illness and that he had been ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 3:20PM
Technics launches high-res music download service

Technics launches high-res music download service

Audio brand Technics is launching Technics Tracks, a 24-bit hi-resolution download service.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 1:00PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 1:00PM

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Lily Allen's label ITNO folds - report

Lily Allen's label ITNO folds - report

Lily Allen's record label ITNO has folded following its inability to sign enough talent to stay in business, according to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:29PM
Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify’s revenue in France increased by 66% in 2013, marking the first time the streaming giant has turned a profit ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:22PM
Guvera

Guvera streaming service expands to Russia and Ukraine

The Guvera music streaming service has expanded into Russia and Ukraine.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:04PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Black Butter is to effectively become a frontline label ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:48AM
BMG signs Giant Jump deal in China

BMG signs Giant Jump deal in China

BMG has formed a global rights management partnership with Giant Jump, a leading Chinese music and entertainment company.
 
BMG ...

on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:30AM
Download 2015

Download 2015 tickets on sale, headliners revealed

Tickets for Download 2015 are now on sale with Slipknot, Muse and Kiss having been revealed as headliners.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2014 at 10:58AM
RadioCentre to host European radio summit

RadioCentre to host European radio summit

RadioCentre will host the Association of European Radios (AER) international summit on November 24.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 10:36AM
The O2 announces partnership with event listings app YPlan

The O2 announces partnership with event listings app YPlan

The O2 has entered into a new partnership with event listings app, YPlan, which will see the service becoming the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:57AM
Box TV reveals 2015 ones to watch

Box TV reveals 2015 ones to watch

Box TV has revealed it’s ten up and coming artists who they think will makes it big in 2015.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 9:54AM