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Editorial: Is it time to set the NME free?

Editorial: Is it time to set the NME free? Gated Content

Well? How do we look? I hope you like our new guise. There’s no need to fret about the implications, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:03PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 27

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 27 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 11:00AM
Kobalt

Google Ventures invests in Kobalt as latest funding round raises $60m

Kobalt has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Google Ventures. MSD Capital, the private investment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:56AM
US

US indie labels welcome FCC's net neutrality rules

US indie label's organisation A2IM described the new internet regulation voted on February 26 by the five-member Federal Communications Commission ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:54AM

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British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

Acts who performed at this year's BRITs have enjoyed significant week-to-date sales lifts, according to Official Charts Company data. The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:10AM
BRITs stars see download sales soar on Google Play

BRITs stars see download sales soar on Google Play

Google Play has analysed download figures to see who did the best out of the BRITs.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 4:45PM
Sony DADC Global President and CEO to depart

Sony DADC Global President and CEO to depart

Sony DADC global president and CEO, Dieter Daum, will step down from his position at the end of this month.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:32PM

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Paloma

BRITs 2015: Paloma Faith thanks industry heroes - and a 'new superhero'

Paloma Faith gave the most industry-focused acceptance speech at last night’s BRITs, name-checking no fewer than 10 executives that have ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:16PM
APRA

Nominees revealed for 2015 APRA Music Awards

APRA AMCOS has revealed the nominees for the 2015 APRA Music Awards, which will be held in Sydney at Carriageworks ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:12PM
[PIAS] streaming income greater than downloads in 24 territories

[PIAS] streaming income greater than downloads in 24 territories

[PIAS] commercial operations manager James Howdle has revealed that the label group’s income from streaming has overtaken downloads in 24 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:49PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Madonna No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Madonna No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:00PM

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Erlend Mogård-Larsen: 'by:Larm's goal is to be the window into the Nordic music scene'

Erlend Mogård-Larsen: 'by:Larm's goal is to be the window into the Nordic music scene'

Next week, Oslo will play host to by:Larm, the premier showcase music festival for the Nordics, which offers a ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:09PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front cover of this week's newly redesigned issue of Music Week, Ed Sheeran wins big at this year's ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 11:30AM
Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Sister duo First Aid Kit picked up Album Of The Year at last night’s Swedish Grammis, which took place at ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 11:22AM
SFX

SFX CEO wants EDM empire to go private

Electronic music tycoon Robert F.X. Sillerman - the CEO of SFX Entertainment - has indicated that he’d like to take ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:52AM

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Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records has partnered with other indie labels for a limited special Record Store Day release, the Sensible Record Labels ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:24AM
IFPI

IFPI confirms Friday global release day

The IFPI has confirmed Friday as the global release day for new music. The change will come into effect in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:00AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for March 1-8, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:46AM
YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still hasn't become a profitable business for Google, despite attracting more than one billion viewers each month.

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on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:45AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the seven day period commencing February 27, 2015 has been revealed.  

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:36AM
Sheeran BRIT

BRIT Awards 2015 - all the winners

Madonna may have stolen the headlines but Ed Sheeran walked away with the biggest prizes of the night at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:35AM
Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin are currently beating Top 10 stalwarts Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran in the race to be No.1 in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:50PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 25

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 25 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:57PM
Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days
for big data in music'

Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days for big data in music'

The following piece is written by digital media advisor & former executive chairman, Semetric (Musicmetric), Jeremy Silver:


on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:00PM