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Sia scores songwriter hat trick at APRA Music Awards

Sia has become the first artist to win the APRA Songwriter Of The Year award three years in a row, ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:44AM
Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper: 'We don't need a brand like Top Of The Pops'

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra boss Ben Cooper (pictured) has explained the thinking behind the station's new chart ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:42AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6 Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 5:55PM
NATALIE JUDGE

Natalie Judge named GM of Matador UK

Matador Records has made various staff changes in both their London and New York offices. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 24th 2015 at 1:40PM

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Today's iTunes Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

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

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 1:00PM
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 March 23.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:44AM
Ed sheeran

Ed Sheeran launches Gingerbread record label

Ed Sheeran has confirmed that he's launched a record label called Gingerbread, with Jamie Lawson as its first signing. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:29AM
Vivendi dismisses hedge fund calls for UMG sale

Vivendi dismisses hedge fund calls for UMG sale

Universal Music Group parent Vivendi has reiterated that the music company is not for sale, after US activist hedge fund ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:25AM

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Paul Kalkbrenner

Sony sign electronic music producer Paul Kalkbrenner to long-term deal

Renowned Berlin techno producer Paul Kalkbrenner has signed a long-term deal with Sony Music International.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:19AM
Jingle Punks

Jingle Punks acquired by rights management company ole

Rights management company ole has acquired marketing agency Jingle Punks, which has a client roster of over 1,000 television ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:13AM
Twitch to live stream Ultra Music Festival

Twitch to live stream Ultra Music Festival

Live streaming service Twitch is partnering with Miami's Ultra Music Festival to stream the three-day event this weekend. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 24th 2015 at 9:49AM
Iron Maiden and Il Divo O2 Silver Clef 2015 Award winners

Iron Maiden and Il Divo O2 Silver Clef 2015 Award winners

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden and operatic pop vocal group Il Divo have been named as the first two winners ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 24th 2015 at 8:30AM

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Bon Voyage

[PIAS] relaunches electronic imprint Different Recordings

[PIAS]'s Different Recordings electronic music imprint has relaunched after a three-year hiatus.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 24th 2015 at 8:30AM
Cheryl Taylor

Chart countdown show back on BBC TV

The UK music industry has finally been awarded the weekly chart show-themed TV broadcast it's long been waiting for, thanks ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 24th 2015 at 8:00AM
John Denver

Kobalt Music Publishing acquires John Denver catalogue

Kobalt Music Publishing has signed a new deal for the catalogue of the late John Denver.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 4:27PM

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New Music Week ChartPack available now

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 ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:30PM
Miriam Bienstock

Carlin Music pays tribute to the late Miriam Bienstock

Carlin Music has paid tribute to its co-founder, Miriam Bienstock (pictured), who died on Saturday, March 21, aged ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:29PM
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by:Larm: 'Gaining the position we have today has been challenging and inspiring' Gated Content

“Norway and Oslo were not the most likely place to host a pan-Nordic music conference when we started out,” says ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 3:13PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Sam Smith No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Sam Smith No.2

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

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM
Charlie Caplowe

Xtra Mile: 'We want to be artist friendly' Gated Content

After launching as ‘a side project’ in 2003 to release music by Frank Turner’s old band Million Dead, Xtra Mile ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 12:44PM
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Robert Hood and Juan Atkins to speak at Amsterdam Dance Event 2015

Techno pioneers Robert Hood and Juan Atkins, and Brazilian producer Gui Boratto, are the first speakers to be revealed for ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:24AM
Andy Chen

Wimp and Tidal services merge

Aspiro-owned streaming services Wimp and Tidal have combined, under the Tidal name.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:15AM
Focusrite

Caroline and Focusrite launch YouTube record deal competition

Pro audio company Focusrite has teamed up with Caroline International, Universal Music Group’s UK-based services company, to offer an unsigned ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:58AM
Kings of Leon and Avicii to headline Hard Rock Rising's Barcelona debut

Kings of Leon and Avicii to headline Hard Rock Rising's Barcelona debut

Hard Rock International has confirmed the line-ups for its first ever Hard Rock Rising events in Barcelona and Miami.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:52AM