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Help Musicians UK appoints four new board members

Help Musicians UK appoints four new board members

Help Musicians UK has appointed four new board members to coincide with National Trustees’ Week (November 10-16). 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:40AM
YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube has finally struck a deal with indie trade body Merlin to license music from the thousands of labels it ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:16AM
Audiam launches International Association of Music Publishers division

Audiam launches International Association of Music Publishers division

Audiam founder Jeff Price has launched the International Association of Music Publishers (IAMP), to help songwriters and publishers claim royalties ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:02AM
Rhapsody posts net loss of $7.97m for Q3

Rhapsody posts net loss of $7.97m for Q3

Seattle-based music streaming company Rhapsody has posted a net loss of $7.97m for Q3, according to GeekWire.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:06AM

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Bandcamp to offer artists individual subscriptions

Bandcamp to offer artists individual subscriptions

Online music store Bandcamp is to begin offering subscription services to acts, with the artists themselves setting the rates and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:04AM
Music Week Presents: Nothing More

Music Week Presents: Nothing More

Texan quartet Nothing More are a relentless, idiosyncratic rock outfit that tug on comparisons to the ballistic prog rock feel ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:00AM
[PIAS] launches London live night, Fat White Family to headline

[PIAS] launches London live night, Fat White Family to headline

[PIAS] is becoming a live promoter in the UK: the company will host its first [PIAS] Nites events in London ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 12th 2014 at 8:09AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music 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 Nov 11th 2014 at 6:00PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Gareth Malone's All Star Choir No.1, One Direction No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Gareth Malone's All Star Choir 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 Nov 11th 2014 at 1:00PM
European Festival Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

European Festival Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

The shortlists for the 2015 European Festival Awards has been revealed.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:59AM
iTunes

Most of Apple's iTunes revenue untaxed - report

Apple is not paying tax on most of its iTunes revenue outside of North America, according to tax documents obtained ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:48AM

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Dickon

Dickon Stainer appointed President and CEO of Global Classics

Decca Records Group president Dickon Stainer has been appointed president and CEO of Global Classics at Universal Music Group.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:09AM
Composed

Classic FM and Decca launch classical music streaming service

Classic FM and Decca have joined forces to create Composed, a streaming service aimed at fans of classical music.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:01AM
Music Week Presents: Jason Clarke

Music Week Presents: Jason Clarke

Belfast-bred singer/songwriter Jason Clarke began writing music at the juncture of his independence at 18 years of age. Since then, ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:00AM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM

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Ultimate Seminar

Eliza Doolittle, Jake Gosling and Lethal Bizzle to speak at Ultimate Seminar

A host of artists, execs and songwriters are on board to speak at the fifth edition of The Ultimate Seminar ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:44AM
Amazon holds 22.5% of UK entertainment market

Amazon holds 22.5% of UK entertainment market

Amazon's physical entertainment sales in the UK increased by nearly 5% in Q3, giving it a 22.5% share of the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:27AM
FKA Twigs

UK Music Video Awards 2014 - all the winners

The seventh annual UK Music Video Awards took place in London last night, held in honour of British and international ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:19AM
Australia-based music streaming service Guvera launches in India

Australia-based music streaming service Guvera launches in India

Australia-based music streaming service Guvera has officially launched in India, which does not have access to Spotify. Guvera is now ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 1:22PM
Influence Digital

Entertainment trio combine to launch Influence Digital

Independent Talent Group and The Outside Organisation have joined forces with London-based social media and digital marketing agency United Agency ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 11:17AM
Taylor

Taylor Swift renews BMI deal

Taylor Swift has re-signed with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) for representation of the public performances of her music catalogue.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:13AM
MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

The 2014 MTV European Music Awards took place at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro arena this weekend, hosted by Nicki Minaj.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:58AM
Scott Borchetta

Scott Borchetta: 'We want to protect Taylor Swift's superfans'

Taylor Swift’s label boss – Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records – has said the decision to withhold Swift’s music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:56AM
2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

Jake Gosling, Paul Epworth, Pharrell Williams and T-Bone Burnett are just some of the producers who have made it onto ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:39AM