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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 Nov 19th 2014 at 10:50AM

Senior Staff Writer

UK - London

New Bay Media London is looking for a Senior Staff Writer to work on its market-leading B2B title Music Week.

Lazaretto

Jack White's Lazaretto tops Sister Ray's end of year sales chart

Sister Ray Records - the indie record store based in Berwick Street, London and the recently opened vinyl only shop ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 18th 2014 at 2:00PM
Band Aid 30

Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? becomes fastest-selling single of 2014

Band Aid 30’s Do They Know It’s Christmas? has claimed the title of fastest-selling single of 2014 - despite having ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 18th 2014 at 1:49PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 18th 2014 at 1:00PM
Cherrytree's Kierszenbaum: 'Music shouldn't be a loss leader'

Cherrytree's Kierszenbaum: 'Music shouldn't be a loss leader'

Cherrytree Records founder, musician and Interscope senior A&R exec Martin Kierszenbaum has emphasised the need for artists to get paid ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 18th 2014 at 11:35AM
BitTorrent opens Bundle model to all, gives back 90% of revenue

BitTorrent opens Bundle model to all, gives back 90% of revenue

BitTorrent has opened its Bundle paygate model to all, as Diplo becomes the next high-profile artist to release music on ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:52AM
BMG acquires LA-based indie Vagrant Records

BMG acquires LA-based indie Vagrant Records

BMG Chrysalis US has acquired LA-based indie rock label Vagrant Records. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:48AM

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Music Week Presents: Jungle Doctors

Music Week Presents: Jungle Doctors

 Jungle Doctors are London-bred quintet, born out of the midst of boredom during school lunchtimes in late 2011. July ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:00AM
Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber have confirmed a partnership that will see the integration of the two companies’ applications. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:56PM
Voting open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Voting open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Voting is now open for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards, which takes place next year at the House of Commons Terrace ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:44PM
Music Week Chart Pack

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 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:18PM

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Morvan Boury

Morvan Boury gets top business development and strategy role at Sony Music Entertainment

Morvan Boury has been named vice president, global business development and digital strategy, Sony Music Entertainment.

In this role, Boury ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:12PM
Vevo confirms CEO Rio Caraeff's departure

Vevo confirms CEO Rio Caraeff's departure

Vevo has confirmed reports that president and CEO Rio Caraeff will leave the company at the end of 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 2:23PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Band Aid 30 No.1, Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 1:00PM
Vevo searches for new CEO as Rio Caraeff announces departure - report

Vevo searches for new CEO as Rio Caraeff announces departure - report

Vevo founder, president and CEO Rio Caraeff will be leaving the company when his contract expires at the end of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 12:07PM

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Spotify to be integrated with Uber app?

Spotify to be integrated with Uber app?

San Francisco-based taxi-hailing tech company Uber and music streaming platform Spotify are entering a partnership that will allow Uber users ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 11:19AM
SFX Entertainment posts $2.8m net income in Q3 2014

SFX Entertainment posts $2.8m net income in Q3 2014

EDM promoter SFX Entertainment has posted its financial figures for Q3 2014, managing a net income of $2.8 million as ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:46AM
Wake Me Up Children In Need

Official Charts analysis: Wake Me Up returns to singles summit as Children In Need charity track Gated Content

SINGLES
In a singles chart that celebrated its 62nd birthday last week, more than 30 songs have topped the chart ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:21AM
Music Week Presents: PowerDress

Music Week Presents: PowerDress

Lyrical sultress Penny Foster has a boasting portfolio of songwriting credits, including Lana Del Rey's 'National Anthem', Rui Da ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Playlist, November 14th 2014

The Playlist, November 14th 2014

This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.

10 tracks featuring Andreya Triana / Tanya Tagaq / Kindness / Sophie Jamieson / Pulled Apart By Horses / George Maple / Little Dragon /
Soundrop

Soundrop shuts down apps, focusing on marketing platform Show.co

Soundrop - the social and interactive 'listening room' music service - is closing down its apps as of December 31, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:39AM
Bertelsmann reports revenue increase in first nine months of 2014

Bertelsmann reports revenue increase in first nine months of 2014

German media group Bertelsmann reported this week that revenues increased 4.3 percent to 11.82 billion euros in the first nine ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:27AM
Warner acquires Gold Typhoon Group, partners with Tencent Holdings in China

Warner acquires Gold Typhoon Group, partners with Tencent Holdings in China

Warner Music Group has finalised its acquisition of Gold Typhoon Group, the Chinese entertainment company and record label with a ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:04AM
Music Week Presents: Morning Smoke [Single Premiere]

Music Week Presents: Morning Smoke [Single Premiere]

Morning Smoke are a Brighton-bred quartet who generate a post-punk and psych rock motif of music. They've captured the alternative ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:00AM