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VICE and Live Nation to launch live music platform in 2015

VICE and Live Nation to launch live music platform in 2015

Live Nation Entertainment and VICE Media have partnered to develop and launch a new live music platform for mobile, web ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:52AM
Azoff

Irving Azoff demands higher royalties for songwriters from YouTube

Music mogul Irving Azoff has damned YouTube's recently launched video streaming service, threatening to remove music by the artists he ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:34AM
Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

The BPI and UKTI have announced the next recipients of Government funding through the Music Export Growth Scheme.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:26AM
YouTube

YouTube launches video streaming subscription service

YouTube is finally ready to launch its long-rumoured video streaming subscription service with all the major labels and "hundreds of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 12th 2014 at 6:00PM

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PRS for Music announces new appointments

PRS for Music announces new appointments

PRS for Music, which represents over 100,000 songwriters, composers and publishers, has confirmed the appointment of its new commercial director, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 5:14PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: One Direction No.1, Gareth Malone's All Star Choir No.2

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

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 1:00PM
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

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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
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

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[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
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

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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
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
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