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Andy Heath on GRD collapse: 'All sectors must now work together'

Andy Heath on GRD collapse: 'All sectors must now work together' Gated Content

The collapse of the Global Repertoire Database must not halt the industry’s ambition to create the basis for flexible worldwide ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:42AM
Sarah Landy named GM for AWAL in North America

Sarah Landy named GM for AWAL in North America

Sarah Landy has been appointed to the new position of General Manager for AWAL - Kobalt's distribution, marketing and licensing ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2014 at 5:37PM
Spotify

Spotify's European VP exits

Chris Maples has left his position as vice president of Europe at Spotify.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:41PM
Why do you all have to be so complicated?

Why do you all have to be so complicated? Gated Content

Have you heard the way some of you people speak? 

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:43PM

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Richard Russell: Quality is a weapon in the tech 'battle'

Richard Russell: Quality is a weapon in the tech 'battle' Gated Content

The independent community’s role in ensuring future generations appreciate music and its monetary worth was a hot topic at AIM’s ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:42PM
Tomorrowland Brasil

Tomorrowland Brasil set for 2015

SFX’s Tomorrowland festival will expand to South-America in 2015.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:39PM
Tony Smith

Sony's Tony Smith joins Kim Dotcom's Baboom

Tony Smith - previously director of finance for Australia and New Zealand at Sony - has joined Kim Dotcom's music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 21st 2014 at 2:54PM
MusicWeek Chart Pack

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 Jul 21st 2014 at 2:46PM

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Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields

Aug 8th 2014 at Cattows Farm in the National Forest

Celebrating their 5th anniversary, one of the UK's most exciting emerging festivals, Strawberry Fields returns to the idyllic setting of Cattows Farm in the National Forest of rural Leicestershire, August ...

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Cheryl Cole No.1, MAGIC! No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Cheryl Cole No.1, MAGIC! No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 1:00PM
Ed Sheeran X

Ed Sheeran's X spends fourth week leading albums with 39k copies sold Gated Content

ALBUMS

Ed Sheeran's X continues to dominate the album chart, topping the list for the fourth straight week, on sales ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:30AM
Pharrell

iTunes Festival 2014: Pharrell, Beck and Blondie amongst headliners

Headliners for the eighth annual iTunes Festival will include Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:21AM

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Piracy

10% of piracy warning recipients re-offend in France

French anti-piracy authority Hadopi has released figures on how many warnings it has sent over its first four years of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:18AM
Piracy

Piracy warning letters to be sent in new partnership between rights-holders and ISPs

Consumers found to be downloading copyright-infringing content will be sent warning letters as part of a new initiative between ISPs ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:05AM
Music Week Presents: Rich Cottell

Music Week Presents: Rich Cottell

Devonshire bred pop singer-songwriter Rich Cottell's music can only be described as feel-good indie pop with a happy 'life's awesome' ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:00AM

Radio Promotions Consultant

UK - London

Decca is the home of diverse music. With a rich catalogue of artists including Sheppard, Alfie Boe, Einaudi, Rod Stewart, Katherine Jenkins and Gregory Porter, we represent some of the world’s most celebrated performers. Decca is currently looking for a skilled Radio Promotions Consultant to join their team to help bring their music to the airwaves.

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The Playlist, July 18th 2014

The Playlist, July 18th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Perfume Genius / Tinchy Stryder / Eliot Sumner / Blonde / Annie Eve / Monica Alcorano / Blues Pills /
TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore has announced that it paid out $33.2 million in digital music royalties in the second quarter of 2014, down ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 2:52PM
Google net profit up 5.9% YoY in Q2 2014

Google net profit up 5.9% YoY in Q2 2014

Google reported a 5.9% increase in net income for the second quarter of 2014, while revenues were up 22%.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 2:20PM
Today's iTunes Charts: Rixton No.1, will.i.am No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: Rixton No.1, will.i.am No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 1:00PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, July 18

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, July 18 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

on Jul 18th 2014 at 12:39PM
Google's fastest-growing revenue segment driven by Play store

Google's fastest-growing revenue segment driven by Play store

Google’s fastest growing business segment, described as “Other Revenue,” saw a half-billion dollar year-over-year revenue increase, driven mostly by Google ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:07AM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing July 18, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:57AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing July 18, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:50AM
Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Streaming service Nokia MixRadio is planning to spin out of Microsoft, following the parent company's announcement that it is cutting ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:44AM