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BBC working on hybrid radio

BBC working on hybrid radio

The BBC is working on a hybrid radio project with international partners to allow smartphone users to better enjoy listening ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:00PM
Check out the latest music industry jobs

Check out the latest music industry jobs

Searching for a new music industry job? A number of new vacancies have been added to the Music Week jobs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:00PM
Ed Vaizey promises review of radio licencing rollovers

Ed Vaizey promises review of radio licencing rollovers

Speaking at Radio Festival in Manchester yesterday (Tuesday, October 14), Ed Vaizey MP committed to reviewing a second rollover of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:56AM
Mark Lawrence

AFEM launches campaign to get back 'lost' £100m a year for electronic artists

The Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) has launched a campaign, titled Get Played Get Paid, to ensure electronic music artists, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:19AM

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Music Week Presents: STAL

Music Week Presents: STAL

Born and raised in the south of France, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Pierre-Marie Maulini first started his musical career performing ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:00AM
Poland

BPI and MPA Poland trade mission applications now open

Music industry trade bodies, BPI and the Music Publishers Association (MPA), will embark on their first ever trade mission to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:47AM
Radio playlist update: 6Music

Radio playlist update: 6Music Gated Content

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 5:50PM
Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof: 'Broadcasters should be ashamed of themselves'

Bob Geldof has accused Facebook, Google and broadcasting companies of "letting the music industry diminish" and painted a bleak picture ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 14th 2014 at 4:44PM

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IMS Asia

IMS sets sights on Asia

The International Music Summit will make its way to Asia in Singapore on December 11.

IMS, which began life in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:40PM
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 October 13, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 2:51PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, One Direction No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, One Direction No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 1:00PM
Samsung and Google Play up music effort in Latin America

Samsung and Google Play up music effort in Latin America

Samsung and Google Play launched a promotion in September that will see all new owners of Samsung devices in 17 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 14th 2014 at 12:48PM

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John Newman

EBBAs 2015 - all the winners

The 10 winners of the 2015 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) have been announced, with John Newman taking the UK ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:00AM
BMI London Awards 2014 - all the winners

BMI London Awards 2014 - all the winners

The BMI London Awards took place yesterday (Monday, October 13) at The Dorchester Hotel.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:38AM
Australian Music Retailers Association adds to calls for Friday as global release day

Australian Music Retailers Association adds to calls for Friday as global release day

The Australian Music Retailers Association (AMRA) has added to the on-going global release day debate, saying that choosing Friday would ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:36AM
Welsh Music Prize shortlist revealed

Welsh Music Prize shortlist revealed

The shortlist for this year’s Welsh Music Prize 2013-2014 has been announced.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:28AM

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Music Week Presents: Black Mountain Lights

Music Week Presents: Black Mountain Lights

Black Mountain Lights are a harmonious folk-derived quintet of multi-instrumentalists from Wirral, UK. Ahead of the release for their awaited ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:00AM
Scott Greer, Ambrosia Healy join Capitol Music Group in US

Scott Greer, Ambrosia Healy join Capitol Music Group in US

Capitol Music Group in the US has hired two senior execs to complete its upper-tier management team. 

Scott Greer has ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 13th 2014 at 4:56PM
Music Week Chart Pack

New Music Week ChartPack available now

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 3:24PM
IFPI global legal boss exits, Lauri Rechardt expands role

IFPI global legal boss exits, Lauri Rechardt expands role

The IFPI's Head of Global Legal Policy, David Carson, has left the global recorded music body to return to a ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 13th 2014 at 2:29PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, One Direction No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, One Direction No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 13th 2014 at 1:00PM
Music Week Presents: Alexander Wolfe

Music Week Presents: Alexander Wolfe

Acoustic led singer/songwriter Alexander Wolfe released his third album 'From The Shallows' today via MITA Records. The album is ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 13th 2014 at 12:00PM
SoundCloud net losses growing at faster rate than revenue - report

SoundCloud net losses growing at faster rate than revenue - report

SoundCloud's revenue grew to €11.28m in 2013 - a 40% increase on the previous year - but its net losses ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:41AM
Deezer partners with Vodafone's African arm

Deezer partners with Vodafone's African arm

Deezer has entered into a partnership with Vodacom, the African division of UK telecoms giant Vodafone.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:34AM
Martin Bandier

Sony/ATV to split from ASCAP and BMI before 2015?

[Update, BMI has provided the following comment: "BMI is aware of the story which appeared in the New York ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:31AM