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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.

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

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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

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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
5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy

5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy Gated Content

Despite being touted by rights-holders as a major facilitator for piracy, search giant Google has outlined five key steps ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:29AM

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Tim Quirk

Former Google and SoundExchange digital execs launch joint venture

Ex-Rhapsody and Google exec Tim Quirk (pictured) and Bryan Calhoun - formerly of SoundExchange - have launched a ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:28AM
Asia panel Primavera

Asia - how to break emerging territories Gated Content

Asia is a pretty hot market right now. Previously seen as a piracy haven, times are changing thanks to ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:22AM
The Pirate Bay

Pirate Bay: 'Our traffic has doubled since 2011'

The Pirate Bay claims to have seen its traffic double since 2011, despite an increasing number of cyber blocks having ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:21AM
Music Week Presents: Evi Vine

Music Week Presents: Evi Vine

Evi Vine together with Steven Hill, create sublime and haunting melodies accompanied by frail yet overawing vocals. Together they ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:00AM

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Spain

30% live entertainment audience plummet blamed on massive VAT increase in Spain

The 21% VAT placed on entertainment tickets in Spain has caused a dramatic slip in attendance figures leading to business ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:00AM
On The Radar: Childhood

On The Radar: Childhood Gated Content

Like the name suggests, Childhood are a young band; Lacuna, due for release in August, is their debut album and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 3:01PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Rixton No.1, will.i.am No.2

Today's iTunes UK 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 17th 2014 at 1:00PM
Music industry mourns 'passionate and inspiring' John Spinks

Music industry mourns 'passionate and inspiring' John Spinks

Tributes from the music business have been paid to John Spinks - songwriter and guitarist for British power pop/rock trio ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:09PM
Paul McCartney rereleases five albums as iPad apps

Paul McCartney rereleases five albums as iPad apps

Paul McCartney has rereleased five of his albums in the form of iPad apps, with documentary and rehearsal footage and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:27AM
Deezer drops Premium desktop tier

Deezer drops Premium desktop tier

Music streaming service Deezer has stopped offering its Premium desktop plan to new customers.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:18AM
Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

The Spanish record business has seen a rise in physical, digital and streaming revenue in the first half of 2014 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:56AM
Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder and Chvrches back #MusicWithoutBarriers campaign

Stevie Wonder, Chvrches and Belle And Sebastian are the latest artists to back the #MusicWithoutBarriers campaign, which aims to ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:43AM
FAC

FAC voices support for WIN's Fair Digital Deals Declaration

The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has voiced its support for WIN’s ‘Fair Deals Declaration' - a statement of commitment to ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:39AM