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Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over'

Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over' Gated Content

We’ve all been guilty of distilling the streaming market down to one particular outfit with a careless slip of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:56AM
SXSW

BBC Introducing & PRS for Music Foundation reveal SXSW lineup

The BBC has revealed the lineup for its BBC Introducing & PRS for Music Foundation showcase at SXSW, which takes ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:44AM
Semtex

DJ Semtex returns to Sony Music UK Gated Content

DJ Semtex has been appointed director of artist development at Sony Music UK and will take up his new role ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:13AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, former AEG Live UK boss Rob Hallett returns with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:55AM

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Modestep

Raw Power and Modestep partner with INgrooves Gated Content

London-based electronic rock outfit Modestep and their management company, Raw Power Management, have inked a deal with INgrooves Music Group ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM
Pharell Williams

World music event to take place in aid of climate change

A 24 hour long live music concert is taking place on June 18, featuring over 100 acts playing gigs across ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:44AM
Rob Hallett

Rob Hallett unveils live, 360 and finance company

Former AEG Live UK boss Rob Hallett has finally unveiled his new venture, almost nine months after exiting the giant ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 7:57AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for January 26-February 1, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 5:10PM

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Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the seven day period commencing January 23, 2015 has been revealed. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 5:00PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 21

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 21 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 3:57PM
Looking to hire? Check out the latest Music Week job ad deals

Looking to hire? Check out the latest Music Week job ad deals

Starting the year with a new hire? Music Week is offering a special deal for job vacancy ads.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 3:32PM
Jacks Rocks

Jack Daniel's launches independent small venue initiative

Jack Daniel’s has launched a year-long initiative supporting some of the UK’s independent small venues. 

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 21st 2015 at 3:08PM

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Moses Martiny

Sony/ATV hires former PRS exec Moses Martiny

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Moses Martiny to the role of vice president digital, Europe.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 21st 2015 at 2:31PM
On The Radar: Viet Cong

On The Radar: Viet Cong Gated Content

Women (the band, not the gender) broke up in 2012, following the sad demise of guitarist Christopher Reimer. Two ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 2:26PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 1:00PM
Charli XCX

Ben Cook: 'Charli XCX can soundtrack things really well'

Atlantic UK head Ben Cook has described how much sync has helped the label's newest pop star, Charli XCX, in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 12:51PM

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Sync Story: Sugar Pie DeSanto powers up Go Compare

Sync Story: Sugar Pie DeSanto powers up Go Compare Gated Content

After in-coming agency Fold7 put Gocompare.com’s overweight Welsh opera singer Gio out to pasture early last year – replacing ...

on Jan 21st 2015 at 12:49PM
Mercedes-Benz acquire naming rights for AEG venue in Berlin

Mercedes-Benz acquire naming rights for AEG venue in Berlin

Mercedes-Benz have acquired the naming rights for Berlin’s AEG-owned arena under a new 20-year partnership.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 12:22PM
Ride and British Sea Power sign with Sunshine HQ

Ride and British Sea Power sign with Sunshine HQ

Indie bands Ride and British Sea Power have inked worldwide D2C deals with Sunshine HQ.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 11:59AM
Brighton Music Conference

Brighton Music Conference to return in June

Brighton Music Conference (BMC) will return to the UK’s South Coast for a two-day event on June 5 and 6, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 21st 2015 at 11:46AM
New trade body Music Venues Alliance to support live industry

New trade body Music Venues Alliance to support live industry

Music Venues Alliance, a new trade body aimed at protecting live music venues, has formed following a string of venue ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 11:45AM
Shabs

Relentless Records signs new three year deal under Sony

Relentless Records has started 2015 with a brand new three year deal under Sony Music UK and a host of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 21st 2015 at 11:07AM
RADAR returns February 26 - save the date!

RADAR returns February 26 - save the date!

Music Week's industry showcase night RADAR is returning in 2015 on Thursday, February 26 at Under The Bridge.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:34AM
Musicmetric

Apple buys analytics firm Musicmetric

Apple has bought Semetric - the company behind music analytics firm Musicmetric - and appointed its vice president of corporate ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:07AM
Shazam

Shazam raises $30m investment, now valued at over $1bn

Shazam has closed a $30 million investment, valuing the company at over $1 billion.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:05AM