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Danny Keir joins Sound Diplomacy

Danny Keir joins Sound Diplomacy

London, Barcelona and Berlin-based multi-lingual export, research and event production agency Sound Diplomacy has hired Danny Keir.

Expanding its team ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:38AM
BMG signs Beth Orton co-publishing deal

BMG signs Beth Orton co-publishing deal

Beth Orton has signed a worldwide, exclusive co-publishing deal with BMG Chrysalis US which now represents her entire 20 year ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:36AM
Official Charts Analysis: Kaisers enjoy 2nd week at No.1

Official Charts Analysis: Kaisers enjoy 2nd week at No.1 Gated Content

ALBUMS

The Kaiser Chiefs' performance on BBC1 TV ratings hit The Voice with their lead singer and show coach Ricky ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:31AM
Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify will announce a new deal with US mobile carrier Sprint at the end of this month, according to a ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:15AM

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Smashing Pumpkins sign Artist Services deal with BMG

Smashing Pumpkins sign Artist Services deal with BMG

The Smashing Pumpkins have signed a worldwide exclusive Artist Services Deal with BMG Chrysalis US to release the band’s next ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:09AM
MTV to air Official Streaming Chart Show

MTV to air Official Streaming Chart Show

MTV UK is extending its coverage of the UK’s Official Charts with the launch today (April 14) of the first ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:03AM
PledgeMusic partners with The Agency Group

PledgeMusic partners with The Agency Group

Talent booking agency The Agency Group and direct-to-fan specialist PledgeMusic have struck a new strategic partnership. 

Under the agreement, The ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:33PM
Music journalist Phil Hardy dies aged 69

Music journalist Phil Hardy dies aged 69

Respected film and music industry journalist Phil Hardy has died aged 69. His passing was unexpected.

Born in Scarborough, Yorkshire ...

on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:23PM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 11

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 11 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:18AM
Spain: 84% of entertainment content is pirated, says report

Spain: 84% of entertainment content is pirated, says report

More than four fifths of all online entertainment content in Spain is accessed illegally, according to a new report out ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:01AM
Darryl Watts promoted at UMPG

Darryl Watts promoted at UMPG

Darryl Watts has been promoted to Creative Director at Universal Music Publishing with immediate effect.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:46AM
Hartwig Masuch wins Music Publisher Of The Year gong

Hartwig Masuch wins Music Publisher Of The Year gong

BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch was awarded Music Publisher of the Year at the first annual International Music Industry Awards in ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:16AM

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Absolute Radio

Radio playlist update: Absolute Gated Content

The latest Absolute Radio playlist has been revealed for April 10, 2014.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 10th 2014 at 4:14PM
Bloom FM: we were kicked off ad service by Apple

Bloom FM: we were kicked off ad service by Apple

Streaming service Bloom.fm has claimed that Apple has unfairly blocked it from its iAd advertising platform.

The London-based music platform ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:48PM
LoveLive launches new online video distribution platform

LoveLive launches new online video distribution platform

Online media company LoveLive is launching a new video distribution platform to help music rights-holders monetise visual content.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:44PM

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Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss have arranged to set up a long-term global partnership.

Boss‘ label B1 Recordings and Sony Music will ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:32PM
Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon.co.uk today announced it will takeover the stage at Brighthelm during The Great Escape and will host an exclusive gig ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:28PM
1xtra

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1Xtra Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist and records of the week have been revealed for the period April 14-20, 2014.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 10th 2014 at 12:18PM
New Culture Secretary a defender of ticket resale sites

New Culture Secretary a defender of ticket resale sites

The UK’s new Culture Secretary is a staunch defender of controversial secondary ticketing sites, it has emerged.

Tory MP Sajid ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 11:47AM
Sesac

SESAC reshuffles debt to make cost savings

Performance rights organisation SESAC is refinancing, taking on $5 million debt with the view to make cost savings in interest ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:59AM
Music Week Presents: Little Matador

Music Week Presents: Little Matador

Little Matador are Fiction Record's newest signing and they are one loud, proud act who are unshamedly in the vanguard ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:00AM
Wembley Arena to become The SSE Arena

Wembley Arena to become The SSE Arena

AEG Worldwide and UK energy company SSE Plc have signed a 10-year partnership which includes the naming rights for Wembley Arena.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 9:48AM
Music Week magazine

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, the industry looks to Q2 after poor Q1 ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 10th 2014 at 9:35AM
YouTube

BPI to hold summer digital marketing and YouTube training workshops

The BPI will hold its next series of training workshops, which will run over the summer and will cover digital ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 9:30AM