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Spotify ups lobbying power by appointing firms in US and EU - report

Spotify has appointed lobbying groups for the first time, with four US based companies Forbes-Tate, Peck Madigan Jones, Gibson Group ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 16th 2015 at 10:14AM
Spotify, Warner Music and Skint Records execs to speak at Brighton Music Conference

Spotify, Warner Music and Skint Records execs to speak at Brighton Music Conference

Brighton Music Conference has revealed the first of its 2015 event parties, featuring an array of electronic music talent for ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 10:04AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front cover of the new issue of Music Week, Music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins has big plans to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 9:50AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for April 20-26, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 5:13PM

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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 April 17, 2015 has been revealed.   

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 4:54PM
Stu

Stu Bergen: 'We've reached a state of perpetual innovation'

Stu Bergen (pictured), WMG's international recorded music president, discussed the "unlocked opportunity for great music to travel faster ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 15th 2015 at 4:00PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 15

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 15 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:57PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering the seven days commencing April 15 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:35PM

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Alexis Hooper

Alexis Hooper to launch digital distributor Idol in the UK

Former Believe Digital exec Alexis Hooper (pictured) will be launching France-based digital distribution company, Idol, in the UK.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:30PM
Chuck D

Universal to pay up to $11.5m in digital suit

Universal Music is to pay as much as $11.5 million and increase future royalties for some artists following a lawsuit ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:22PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:00PM
Eric Mackay

Eric Mackay appointed Head Of Digital, Europe, Warner/Chappell

Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) has appointed Eric Mackay as head of digital, Europe, reporting to Jo Smith, director of legal and ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 15th 2015 at 12:48PM

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TeamRock partners with 7digital

TeamRock partners with 7digital

TeamRock has reached one million registered users - four times its original target - as it celebrates its second anniversary.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 12:35PM
MoZella

Sony/ATV extends worldwide deal with MoZella

Sony/ATV has extended its long-term worldwide deal with songwriter and recording artist MoZella.
 
The new agreement covers MoZella’s entire ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 15th 2015 at 11:40AM
Florence

Florence And The Machine, Pharrell Williams, Alt-J among latest acts confirmed for Glastonbury

Glastonbury has announced a list of 75 artists who will play this year’s festival – but is yet to reveal ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 15th 2015 at 11:07AM
WME acquires Australian music booking agency Artist Voice

WME acquires Australian music booking agency Artist Voice

William Morris Endeavor (WME) has acquired Australian booking agency Artist Voice, which will be absorbed into the company’s music division.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:58AM

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Edgar Berger

Edgar Berger: 'Paid subscription model will secure music industry's future'

Sony Music Entertainment president and CEO, Edgar Berger (pictured), has said that paid streaming subscription "will return the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:27AM
Google launches Inside Abbey Road

Google launches Inside Abbey Road

Google has launched Inside Abbey Road, allowing fans to explore Abbey Road Studios digitally.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 15th 2015 at 9:45AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music Gated Content

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 6:20PM
All Time Low

[PIAS] Artist & Label Services helps Hopeless score first UK No.1 album

[PIAS] Artist & Label Services has helped deliver the first UK No.1 album for US band All Time Low (pictured) ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 14th 2015 at 2:45PM
Frances Moore

IFPI: 'Music industry missing out on billions' thanks to flaw in copyright legislation

The IFPI is taking action against what it sees as an abuse of safe harbour rules by platforms like YouTube ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 14th 2015 at 1:13PM
Digital music revenues matched physical for the first time in 2014 - IFPI report

Digital music revenues matched physical for the first time in 2014 - IFPI report

Global revenues from digital music services match those from physical format sales for the first time, according to IFPI’s Digital ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 14th 2015 at 1:07PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 1:00PM
Jazz FM

Audience vote nominees revealed for Jazz FM Awards 2015

The nominees for the Audience vote categories at this year’s Jazz FM Awards have been revealed.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 14th 2015 at 11:44AM
Def Jam

Def Jam appoints Faisel Durrani as EVP/GM

Music industry veteran Faisel Durrani has been hired as Def Jam Recordings’ new executive vice president and general manager for ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:46AM