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Sony/ATV extends worldwide deal with Greg Kurstin

Sony/ATV extends worldwide deal with Greg Kurstin

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended its long-term worldwide deal with writer, musician and producer Greg Kurstin.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 10:18AM
Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing December 15, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 4:48PM
Music Week ChartPack

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

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

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:06PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ben Haenow No.1, Mark Ronson No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ben Haenow No.1, Mark Ronson No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 1:00PM

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Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site FilesTube is to be taken off the UK’s blocklist of piracy sites, following a change in its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:15AM
IMMF

IMMF commits to asking 'uncomfortable questions' in 2015

The IMMF has pledged to continue asking "uncomfortable questions" relating to whether artists are receiving a transparent and fair share ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:52AM
Music Week

Send us your Christmas party pics!

The festive season has barely begun, but we’ve already got one eye on the first Music Week issue of 2015, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:41AM
Uptown Funk

Official Charts Analysis: Mark Ronson scores first No.1 single as Uptown Funk! sells 118,117 Gated Content

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Its release brought forward after Fleur East's X Factor cover topped iTunes' chart, Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk! (feat. Bruno ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:39AM

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Finland

Finland to introduce private copying compensation

Finland is to introduce a government fund to compensate artists for the private copying of music and films.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:29AM
Messaging app Line to launch streaming service

Messaging app Line to launch streaming service

Japanese messaging app company Line is launching a music streaming service, Line Music, with the backing of Sony Music Entertainment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:22AM
First wave of speakers revealed for 2015's inaugural Rockcomm conference

First wave of speakers revealed for 2015's inaugural Rockcomm conference

The UK’s first ever international rock conference, Rockcomm London, will be held between June 8-9, 2015.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:12AM
John Lofrumento

ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento to retire

ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento is to retire as of January 1 after a 33-year long tenure at the performing rights ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 12th 2014 at 5:15PM

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Viktoria Modesta

'First bionic pop artist' to feature in C4 campaign

British singer/songwriter Viktoria Modesta will feature in new Channel 4 campaign, Born Risky, aimed at tackling society's pre-conceptions of disability.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 12th 2014 at 4:46PM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing December 12, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 4:33PM
Proper inks series of new distribution deals

Proper inks series of new distribution deals

Proper Distribution has added Sacred Rhythm Music and a string of other new clients to its network of distribution partners. ...

on Dec 12th 2014 at 3:58PM
The Playlist, December 12th 2014

The Playlist, December 12th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Billie Marten / Belle & Sebastian / Låpsley / The Heathen And The Holy / Perfume Genius / Rag'N'Bone Man / Young Fathers /

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IDOL searches for UK MD

IDOL searches for UK MD

Paris-based digital distribution specialist IDOL is opening a UK office - and looking to hire the right person to ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:55PM
Music Week Awards 2015: Save the date!

Music Week Awards 2015: Save the date!

The Music Week Awards – the biggest trade event in the UK music industry calendar – will be held at ...

on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:46PM
BBC hails 'perfect mix' of Music Awards show - as it pulls in 3.9m

BBC hails 'perfect mix' of Music Awards show - as it pulls in 3.9m

The BBC has praised the "annual fixture" of last night's Music Awards, as new figures show it pulled in a ...

on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:36PM
Imagem: we're not selling anymore

Imagem: we're not selling anymore

Mark Ronson publisher Imagem has stated that it's now set on a future as an independent concern - following months ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:34PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 1:00PM
Communion: 'We kept backing the right horses'

Communion: 'We kept backing the right horses' Gated Content

For a company that started as a monthly club night, Communion has become something of an indie behemoth, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 12:23PM
Little Mammoths join Youth Music Give A Gig campaign with EP launch

Little Mammoths join Youth Music Give A Gig campaign with EP launch

Little Mammoths will launch their debut EP at a Bush Hall gig on Saturday, December 13, with proceeds from the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 11:26AM
BBC Music Awards - all the winners

BBC Music Awards - all the winners

Pharrell Williams was the big winner at last night’s inaugural BBC Music Awards, taking home two awards.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:25AM
Warner revenue tops $3bn for first time in five years

Warner revenue tops $3bn for first time in five years

Warner Music Group revenue topped $3 billion for the first time in five years, following a rise in streaming and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 10:22AM